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Attraction Name Price Neighborhood
The Awesome Fest

8 weeks of free outdoor movie screenings in parks across the city

2601 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square, University City
Philly POPS! On Independence 2014

One of Philadelphia’s most popular July 4th traditions moves to the Kimmel Center this year

Broad and Spruce streets Philadelphia, PA 19102

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Avenue of the Arts, Rittenhouse Square, Washington Square West
Art for the Cash Poor

Annual affordable artwork sale and festival at InLiquid

Crane Arts Building
1400 N. American Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Neighborhoods: Fishtown
The World Is an Apple:
The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne

Premiere exhibition at the Barnes Foundation

2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square
Manayunk Arts Festival

One of the largest outdoor arts festivals in the region celebrates 25 years

Main Street and Levering Street
(Festival is along Main Street from Carson to Shurs Lane)
Philadelphia, PA 19127

Neighborhoods: North West, Manayunk
Bloomsday at the Rosenbach

A daylong celebration of James Joyce’s Ulysses

2008-2010 Delancey Place Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Rittenhouse Square
Center City District Sips

Happiest hours all summer long

Locations vary
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Avenue of the Arts, Center City East, Center City West, Rittenhouse Square
Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby

At the races

Trenton Avenue and Norris Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125

Neighborhoods: Fishtown
Celebration of Black Writing

One of the oldest African-American literary events in the country

628 S. 16th Street Philadelphia, PA 19146

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Graduate Hospital
Art in the Open

Experience the creation of art along the Schuylkill River

Schuylkill Banks
Philadelphia, PA

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Rittenhouse Square, North Philadelphia, Fairmount Park
The Roots Picnic

A day of incredible music at Penn’s Landing

Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing
Columbus Boulevard at Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123

Neighborhoods:
Center City Jazz Festival

Day-long celebration of jazz in Philadelphia

Various locations

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Midtown Village
Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love
at the Perelman Building

First retrospective for the influential 1980s designer

2525 Pennsylvania Ave Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square
Dinosaurs Unearthed at the
Academy of Natural Sciences

Come face-to-face with full-size, moving dinosaurs

1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square
Philadelphia International Children’s Festival

A family-friendly theatrical extravaganza in University City

3680 Walnut Street
Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Neighborhoods: University City, West, West Philly
The 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show

The world’s largest indoor flower show

12th and Arch Streets
The Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East
Treasures from Korea:
Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty

Rare look into Korean art and culture at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square
Yinka Shonibare MBE: Magic Ladders
at the Barnes Foundation

Groundbreaking new exhibition examining history, race, slavery and commerce

2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square
Longwood Gardens Christmas

Dazzling lights highlight this incredible holiday celebration

1001 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, PA 19348

Neighborhoods:
KAWS @ PAFA

Influential pop artist transforms Historic Landmark Building

128 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Avenue of the Arts, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square
Philly Photo Day

A day in the life of the city captured by you

Philadelphia Photo Arts Center 1400 N. American Street #103 Philadelphia, PA 19122

Neighborhoods: Northern Liberties
Barbara Chase-Riboud : The Malcolm X Steles

Massive works inspired by Malcolm X from Philadelphia-born artist

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square
Capture the Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Photographs

Infamous imagery on display at the National Constitution Center

525 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Independence National Historical Park
What We Sow

Mural Arts Program explores the future of heirloom foods

Various locations around Philadelphia

Neighborhoods:
Philly Art Experience
at Bridgette Mayer Gallery

Massive contemporary arts exhibition to benefit BalletX

709 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Old City, Society Hill, Washington Square West
Tides of Freedom
African Presence on the Delaware River

Compelling new exhibition at the Independence Seaport Museum

211 S. Columbus Blvd Philadelphia, PA, 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Penn's Landing / Delaware River Waterfront, Society Hill
Philly @ The Movies:
Rocky at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Free screening of iconic film at its famous location

2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square
Make Music Philly

Daylong “do it yourself” music festival across the city

Various locations around the city

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia
Hidden City Festival

Contemporary art in forgotten city sites

1315 Walnut Street Suite 320 Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, University City
Fishtown Shadfest

Just keep swimming

E. Columbia Avenue and Beach Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Fishtown
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