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Philly Influencer’s Weekend Picks

The work week is finally over and what better way to celebrate than getting out and seeing what the energetic city of Philadelphia has to offer. Here’s a quick fix for people looking to insert vibrance, culture, and fun into their Philadelphia weekend.

Hispanic Fiesta 

When: July 9th & 10
Date: Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing

101 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard

Time: 2PM-8PM

Description: This event celebrating Latino culture draws thousands.The celebration is an instrument for cultural awareness that fuses music, food, arts, and people  of nearly all Hispanic cultures. Entry is free but food and other souvenirs are pay as you go.

Back to the Future screening at The Mann Center

Date: July 9th

Where: The Mann Center

5201 Parkside Ave.

Time: 7:30 PM

Description: The Mann Center accompanied by The Pittsburg Orchestra will screen the film Back to the Future. Guest can bring picnic style dinners and the event allows BYOB. Costs range between $25-$55.

(Sunday, July 10 The Pittsburg Orchestra scores “Pokémon Symphonic Evolutions”)

Info: http://www.manncenter.org/events/2016-07-09/back-future

Parks on Tap: Shofuso Japanese House & Garden

Date: July 8th-10th

Where: Shofuso Japanese House & Garden

Lansdowne Dr & Horticultural Dr

Time: Fri/Sat: 1PM-11PM Sun: 12PM-10PM

Description: Local craft beers are showcased at this pop up beer garden. Enjoy beer, mixed drinks, selective foods, and a relaxing atmosphere.

Genius Brew Garden Opening Weekend

Date: July 8th-10th

Where: Evil Genius Beer Company

31 N Front St.

Time: 5PM-10PM daily

Description: Through the months of July and October, guests can enjoy free music and movies while trying a selection of beer and great Philadelphia food trucks. It’s also dog friendly.

Lion Babe at The Filmore


Date: July 10th

Where: The Foundry(second floor of The Filmore)

29 East Allen St.

Time: 8PM

Description: This New York based neo-soul duo brings their eclectic show to Philadelphia this Sunday. The tour follows their recent mixtape release Sun Joint.

Info:http://www.thefillmorephilly.com/foundry

Radio 104.5 Summer Block Party


Date: July 10th

Where: The Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing

601 N Columbus Blvd.

Time: 7PM

Description: This band rotating summer tour’s lineup features: Kongos, The Strumbellas, Bleached, and The Wild Wild. Take in the music of concert, various food venders, and drinks. Hosted by Radio104.5, this concert is the perfect way to spend your Sunday night.

Info: http://m.radio1045.iheart.com/features/summer-block-parties-1986/

Live Stream Nuevofest

Date: July 10th

Where: Fringe Arts

140 N Columbus Blvd.

Time: 6PM

Description: This live stream,  hosted by WXPN, features performances by seven diverse Latin alternative artists: iLe, The Chamanas, Cartas a Felice,Quitapenas, Calma Carmona, Gasolina, Sexy Zebras.

RSVP Free here.

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