PECO Multicultural Series at Penn’s Landing
A series of festivals that celebrate the city’s diversity all summer long
You don’t have to go overseas for a taste of all the world cultures that make Philadelphia such a diverse and interesting city. Just head over to Penn’s Landing for its PECO Multicultural Series, a succession of outdoor festivals that celebrate cultural traditions from across the globe.
The PECO Energy Multicultural Festival season runs on weekends all summer long.
What could be better than enjoying some amazing salsa performances on the banks of the Delaware River? Or how about savoring authentic dishes from the Caribbean, Ireland or Mexico?
The annual series begins with the celebration of Israel Independence Day on May 20 and continues throughout the summer, concluding with Mexican Independence Day on September 16.
So check out the schedule, call some friends and get down to Penn’s Landing to experience some of the many cultures that thrive in the vibrant communities of Philadelphia.
Multicultural Series Calendar
(All events at the Great Plaza unless noted)
May 20: Israel 64: With a Song in Our Hearts!: 1 – 5 p.m.
June 3: Irish American Festival: 1 – 7 p.m.
June 9: Islamic Heritage Festival: 2 – 8 p.m.
June 17: Portuguese Heritage Festival: 1 – 7 p.m.
July 14-15: Hispanic Fiesta: 2 – 8 p.m.
July 21: Global Fusion Festival: 12 noon – 8 p.m.
August 4: ACANA African Festival: 2 – 8 p.m.
August 11: Southeast Asian Dragon Boat Festival: 12 noon – 8 p.m.
August 18: Festival of India: 1 – 7 p.m.
August 19: Caribbean Festival: 2 – 8 p.m.
September 16: Mexican Independence Day: 1 – 7 p.m.