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Philly Influencer’s Weekend Picks

March Madness hasn’t ended yet!  Kick off your weekend by celebrating Villanova’s victory in Center City Philly on Friday.  Then keep the fun going with this week’s Philly Influencer top picks.   Check out what’s happening below!

NCAA Basketball National Championship Parade
(20th & Market)
Friday, April 8th – 1 P.M.

(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Reiterating this again in case you live under a rock…Villanova took the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship title this past Monday and will be celebrating tomorrow afternoon. The parade starts at 20th and Market and ends at Dilworth Park. There’s a slight chance of showers, so be sure to come prepared. If you can’t make it, CBS3, NBC10, and 6abc will be live streaming it online with 6ABC and CBS3 bringing it to your TV.

Philly Showcase of Wine and Cheese
(PA Convention Center)
Friday, April 8th – 6 P.M. – 10 P.M.

Wine and Cheese

Finish off your Friday with an evening filled with wine and cheese. Hosted by The Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia, the Convention Center will have exceptional cheeses, delicious food, live music and a silent auction. Tickets are available in the link above.

Spring Cleanup on The Breeze
(1155 S. 20th Street)
Saturday, April 9th – 9 A.M.

spring cleanup
Join Point Breeze Community Development Corporation as they host a spring cleanup. Cleaning supplies will be distributed, but work gloves are recommended. The goal is to break into groups and get to know your community while giving the neighborhood a fresher look. Drink specials for all volunteers at Madira Bar!

Bike & Bagel 2016
(Lemon Hill in Fairmount Park)
Saturday, April 9th – 10 A.M.

Bike and Bagel

Gearing Up is hosting a morning Bike & Bagel ride, two of my personal favorites put together. All are welcome to join! Schedule of where to meet up and when you will be indulging in bagels (plural because you can’t just have one) in the link above.

Manayunk Spring StrEAT Food Festival
(Main Street, Manayunk)
Sunday, April 10th – 11 A.M. – 5 P.M.

streat food

Main Street in Manayunk will be packed with a variety of food truck cuisine! Enjoy delicious BBQ, hang out in a beer garden, and do some shopping all with live music in the background this Sunday.  Great event for the family and the foodies!

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