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.
101 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard
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.
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”)
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.
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
Where: The Foundry(second floor of The Filmore)
29 East Allen St.
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.
Where: The Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing
601 N Columbus Blvd.
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.
Where: Fringe Arts
140 N Columbus Blvd.
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.