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Summer Concert Series at Penn’s Landing

Free outdoor concerts on the banks of Delaware River all summer long

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Concerts on Penn's Landing Credit: M. Kennedy for GPTMC


The Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing is home to free, alfresco concerts on Friday nights, and certain Saturdays, all summer long. From jazz to gospel to R&B, the Summer Concert Series has something for every music lover.

Check out a few of the top summer concerts at Penn’s Landing, below:

Neighborhood Concert with the Philadelphia Orchestra

July 2
The Philadelphia Orchestra returns for 6th annual FREE neighborhood concert on the RiverStage at the Great Plaza followed by a spectacular fireworks display.

Mad Decent Block Party

Saturday, July 27
One of the summer’s biggest block parties returns to Philadelphia on July 27. The Mad Decent Block Party takes over the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, and features hit-makers like Major Lazer, Dillon Francis, Riff Raff and more.

Smooth Jazz Summer Nights

August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
The sounds of the country’s top Smooth Jazz artists will fill the air on the RiverStage at Penn’s Landing every Friday night in August with FREE shows starting at 7:30 p.m. Stick around after the relaxing performance for a spectacular fireworks display.

Visit for the complete schedule.

Songs of Gospel Concert!

Saturday, August 24
3-9 p.m.
One of Penn’s Landing’s most popular concerts, the inspirational and uplifting “Sounds of Gospel Concert” featuring contemporary gospel, traditional hymns, and songs of praise.

WHYY Connections Festival

Dates: September 7-8

Celebrate Philadelphia’s vibrant visual and culinary arts on both sides of the Waterfront with live performances, film screenings, kid-friendly activities and more.

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101 Columbus Boulevard
The Great Plaza at Penn's Landing
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 922-2FUN

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