Presented by Cherry Street Pier at The Gallery at Cherry Street Pier
Prints for Protest speaks to how art can be used for political change. The exhibit consists of a diverse group of artists and activists who share the belief that art can be used as a tool for political activism and resistance.
Every fall, the Philadelphia Film Festival brings Philly film lovers the best of the year-end slate of cinematic offerings. But what about the films hitting theaters throughout the spring and summer? With PFF SpringFest, the Philadelphia Film Society presents a mid-year survey of the freshest... More Info
Celebrate Juneteenth with artmaking, music, books and an art walk to the Upper Darby Art Gallery. Bring a blanket to sit on and safely space themselves throughout the park while completing the art activities.
The Glen: home of our new, centrally-located outdoor stage, offers a more intimate experience than the Drive-In Concerts while still allowing for safe social distancing. People of all ages are invited to dance and sing along in a casual, party atmosphere.
Erin McKeown is a musician, writer, and producer known internationally for her prolific disregard of stylistic boundaries. Her brash and clever electric guitar playing is something to see. Over the last 20 years, she has performed around the world, released 10 full length albums, and written for... More Info
Presented by Celtic Fling Highland Games at Mt. Hope Esate & Winery
Musicians, dancers, craftsmen and athletes gather at this event and the format has been modified with new initiatives. Mount Hope Estate & Winery, 2775 Lebanon Rd., Manheim. Fri. night festivities TBA. Sat–Sun, 11 to 10. $15.95–$29.95. 717-665-7021; PARenFaire.com
The group is dedicated to honoring the tradition of percussion and lyricism in Black and Latinx communities, celebrating their contribution to popular music and providing performance and teaching opportunities to motivated artists in Philadelphia.
Presented by Manayunk Development Corporation at Downtown Manayunk
Share in the tradition of excellence at the tri-state’s largest outdoor, juried arts festival. Celebrating the best variety of fine arts and crafts from across the country, collectors, buyers, and designers will visit Main Street for this event.
The Rose Tree Summer Music Fesitval will be featuring top-notch entertainment of all kinds, from classical to Cajun, Motown to Broadway, Doo-wop to rock, and everything in between. BYO chairs, blankets, snacks and drinks.
Summer Stage’s most popular show returns to our stage to kick off our 46th season! Join Dorothy and her friends on a journey to meet the wizard as they encounter the Wicked Witch and her minions. Delight to the classic songs and characters of the most beloved children’s musical of all!
All shows... More Info
Join virtually this year with the celebration of producer Jack Harris! There are THREE DAYS of blobby entertainment including the Friday Night Variety show, multiple screenings of The Blob, along with your favorite double features and viewer chat… all online!
Stroll the Street’s pop-up is a safe way to celebrate summer in the neighborhood with your friends and family. There will be sidewalk sales and discounts, live art, pop-up vendors, outdoor dining and more!
Come down to Main Street every Thursday from 5-8PM between May 6 – September 30, 2021.
Presented by Parks on Tap at Fairmount Water Works
Philadelphia’s traveling beer garden will set up shop at two Schuylkill River waterfront locations this summer. Water Works location is open daily with an expanded menu; Trails End (end of the South to Christian Trail, access via South Street Bridge) boasts DJ entertainment.
South St & S 27th St... More Info
A 5-Mile Run winding through the quaint streets of Narberth, PA. This marks our 26th year running for wishes for individuals battling cystic fibrosis. This USATF Certified course and is one of the area’s more challenging 5 mile runs and is a great training run for the Broad Street Run.
Penn Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine in Radnor invites young people, families and friends for a candid conversation about COVID-19 and Gen Z. Join us for a discussion with our nation’s leading expert on the COVID-19 pandemic, Anthony S. Fauci, MD, Director, National Institute of Allergy and... More Info
Join DVCCC on Saturday, June 19, 2021, on Locust Lane Craft Brewery’s newly opened outdoor deck where you’ll be served by some special guest bartenders. 100% of tips will be donated to DVCCC. No registration required for this event so come out and enjoy craft brews while supporting a great... More Info
Faeries and woodland sprites don their wings and party hats for the 20th birthday party of Enchanted Woods. Kids can frolic in the fairytale garden, collecting prizes, playing games, foraging on a scavenger hunt, and enjoying storytellers, musicians, magicians, and more.
Join in on the camping fun this year! Bring your gear, set up under the stars, and enjoy a night outside with your family. Campers must be accompanied by a Parent/Guardian. Event is free, but pre-registration is required.
Meet the “Guernsey Girls,” cows from the last 100% Guernsey herd in Pennsylvania (Harriton will play host to the herd all week!). Treat yourself to scoops of Yodor’s ice cream, made in Lancaster County from rich Guernsey milk and cream.
Free ice cream for all dads!
Presented by West Chester Railroad at West Chester Railroad Company
Calling all train lover Dads! Take Dad on a 90-minute round trip train ride from West Chester to Glen Mills and return on his special day. During your brief layover in Glen Mills, you will be able to explore the historic Glen Mills train station as well as our picnic grove along the Chester Creek.
Learn about the 3 types of fish, the species that live in different environments, and the best fish to keep as pets. Kids will have the opportunity to ask questions and interact with Kevin!
Kevin Kurtz writes nonfiction children’s books about science and nature. During his career he has... More Info
Enjoy lunch, 18 holes, contests and prizes, refreshments and cocktails at three small, intimate golf tournaments this summer and fall, all in support of your local libraries – Tredyffrin Public Library and Paoli Library. Our Golf Classic Series kicks off July 22 at St. Davids, continues September... More Info
Presented by Eastern State Penitentiary at Eastern State Penitentiary
Experience Eastern State’s historic cellblocks as the sun goes down. Admission includes an audio tour, access to award-winning exhibits, artist installations and more. Don’t forget to stop by the Fair Chance Beer Garden located on the penitentiary’s baseball diamond.
Presented by Philadelphia Flea Markets at Valley Fair Shopping Center 260 W. Swedesford Rd.
Featuring a collection of curated vendors from the tri-state area, including antiques, collectibles, vintage jewelry and clothing, primitives, pottery, artwork and more. Vendors will be located inside and outside.
Free Admission and Free Parking!
Presented by PHS Pop Up Garden at Manayunk at PHS Pop Up Garden at Manayunk
The PHS Pop Up Garden at Manayunk is now open for the season. Visitors are welcome to experience the garden’s unique blend of horticulture and culinary arts and to explore the newly designed site with an abundance of blooming, beautiful plants. Guests of all ages as well as pets are encouraged to... More Info
Visitors of all ages will be wowed by a quarter mile of track featuring seven loops and tunnels with fifteen different rail lines and two cable cars, nine bridges (including a trestle bridge you can walk under!) and bustling model trains, all set in the lovely garden of the Morris Arboretum. The... More Info
Presented by Pennsylvania Horticultural Society at PHS Pop Up Garden on South Street
The PHS Pop Up Garden on South Street is a vibrant seasonal hangout set in a pollinator garden. Visitors in the garden can sample seasonal food and drink menus from Cantina Los Caballitos and Khyber Pass Pub.
Tables at the gardens are first-come, first-serve for groups of up to ten (10) people.
Presented by Schuylkill Banks at Schuylkill River Development Corporation
Explore the tidal Schuylkill River with Hidden River Outfitters on a professionally guided kayak tour from the Walnut Street Dock to the Fairmount Water Works! Tours include equipment rental, instructions on how to paddle and safely operate the kayak, and a little over an hour out on the... More Info
Discover how herbs were used in the Middle Ages, train for a medieval battle, apprentice to become a scribe, stonemason, or stained-glass artist, and explore the religious beliefs and practices of Europe in the Middle Ages in this choose-your-own-adventure style tour. Suitable for families and... More Info
Pop-Up Biergarten at Historic Sugartown
Thursday, June 17th | 5 – 8 pm
(Rain Date – June 24th)
At long last! We’re bringing back Historic Sugartown’s Pop-Up Biergartens! They’ll look a little different this year, but it will still be a fun night in the village! Featuring German fare by the... More Info
Become an eyewitness to history, as the Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation becomes the backdrop for scenes from the French and Indian War. It’s the French and British fighting for control of the frontier.
On July 3rd and 4th, enjoy a picnic at the farm and celebrate our nation’s birthday by hearing the Declaration of Independence and witnessing the crowd’s reaction. Watch the colonials make a demonstration against the king by burning him in effigy. See the loyalist reaction to this treasonous act.... More Info
Presented by Schuykill River Sojourn at Jim Dietrich Park
The 23rd Annual Schuylkill River Sojourn will be a 5-day paddle. The paddling event will begin in Jim Dietrich Park on July 31st and end in Philadelphia on Aug. 4th. Register for 1 day, multiple days or all 5 days! Spaces fill up fast so make your registration today.
Chanticleer Gardens will open at 8:00am on select Saturdays in 2021. Regular admission fees apply and parking reservations are required.
Maps of the garden are available at the Entrance Desk to help you plan your visit.