Superb Summer Events in the Philadelphia Area

Get ready to set aside time and make plans with your friends and family all month long with these fun, upcoming events! From the wonderful Old City Eats to Screenings Under the Stars at Penn’s Landing, there is bound to be something that you and your family will enjoy! Check out these exciting events going on this August in the Philadelphia area!

Center City Sips (Wednesdays Only)
June 6th – August 29th
Center City Sips, the neighborhood-wide happy hour, is back and better than every. Every Wednesday more than 90 bars and restaurants in Center City will serve up $6 cocktails, $5 wine, $4 beer, and half-priced appetizers from 5PM to 7PM. The best part, some participating restaurants may even offer a 15 percent discount on post-Sips dinner too!

Old City Eats
June 21st – August 30th (Thursdays Only)
Get ready to fill your stomach with good eats every Thursday in August. Dozens of bars and restaurants in Old City will offer food and drink deals from 5PM to 8PM. Some participating restaurants are: High Street on Market, National Mechanics, Red Owl Tavern, and more! So make your way to Old City and enjoy what Old City Eats has to offer!

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest
May 11th – September 3rd
Philly’s outdoor roller skating rink draws crowds all summer long. From a 60-foot-tall Ferris wheel to boardwalk games and a mini-golf course, there’s so much fun and games to participate in. Make sure to enjoy the fun at least one time before the season is up! Click here for more information.

Summer Sounds in the Historic District
June 1st – September 7th
Groove all night long to live musical performances at various locations in the Philadelphia area. From jazz shows in Spruce Street Harbor Park, to Latin night at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, you don’t want to miss out on the fun all summer long! For more information, click here.

ACANA African Festival
August 5th
Head on over to the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing for the wonderful ACANA African Festival. This festival has a wide range of African entertainment. From traditional dance performances to delicious African food vendors, you’ll want to take time out of your day to visit this entertaining event.

Caribbean Festival
August 19th
Get ready to enjoy the sounds and flavors of the islands for the annual Caribbean Festival. Each year thousands of people gather at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing to enjoy a vast marketplace filled with Caribbean souvenirs, crafts, food, and performances. You don’t want to miss out on this lively festival!

Screenings Under the Stars at Penn’s Landing (Thursdays Only)
July 5th – August 30th
Enjoy a weekly outdoor movie night when Screenings Under the Stars at Penn’s Landing comes to the Delaware River waterfront. Starting at 8:30pm, you and your family can enjoy cinematic favorites every Thursday night. The best part about it is that admission is free and there are also kid-friendly activities prior to the film.

Don’t miss out on any of the fun this August and make sure you enjoy the events that Philadelphia has to offer! Or, if you’re looking for a beautiful home in South Philadelphia/Packer Park, look no further than Siena Place! This beautiful townhome community is perfect for families! If you’re interested or have any questions, feel free to contact us! We’d love to hear from you!

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