Summer Philly Events You Don't Want to Miss!
Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest
Open on May 27, the Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest transforms into a warm-weather version of the Winterfest with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled Lodge, a fun play area for kids, food and drink vendors and summer events throughout the season. Learn more about the Summerfest here.
One of the most popular of Philadelphia's outdoor street festivals, Night Market Philadelphia is a celebration of food, music and the local community held across the city. In the summer, take your appetite over to Callowhill on June 23 to savor the flavors.
4th of July - Party on the Parkway
Taking place on July 4 at noon until 10 pm at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, this celebration brings Philadelphia together in one big party complete with musical performances, dance, dining and cultural events that pay homage to the city’s many neighborhoods and nationalities. Learn more about the event here.
Wawa Welcome America July 4th Concert
The Wawa Welcome America July 4th Concert offers a family-friendly lineup of talent. Performers include Leslie Odom, Jr., Yazz from TV’s hit Empire, the O’Jays, Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes and more. The Philly POPS will round out the evening with a patriotic performance and the event will conclude with Wawa Welcome America July 4th Grand Finale Fireworks. See more here.
Philadelphia Zoo Summer Ale Festival
Each year, beer lovers flock to the Philadelphia Zoo to drink amongst wild animals in an after-hours, adults-only celebration featuring local beer, live music and delicious food. This year's event takes place on July 16. Get more info here.
Made in America Festival
Taking place September 3-4, the Made in America Festival is a massive music festival featuring dozens of top performers and multiple stages on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway over two days. Learn more here.