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Outdoor Events & Festivals
Whether you’re looking for the tantalizing smells and sounds of an outdoor festival, the off-beat challenge of an orienteering competition, or the chance to measure yourself against some of the nation’s best athletes in an elite sporting event, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Philadelphia and The Countryside.
Largest riverfront festival in Delaware County
A full day of concerts, food and fun more on the Chester riverfront.
One of the most prestigious single day bike races in North America
The highest-ranked, longest and richest single day road race in North America
A 10-mile road race along Philadelphia’s historic Broad Street
May 1, 2016
The Blue Cross Broad Street Run draws more than 35,000 participants to run a 10-mile, point-to-point course that travels from the northern edge of Philadelphia down to its southern tip.
The 10th annual celebration of music in Powelton Village
July 16View More
Spend the day in West Philadelphia’s Powelton Village during the 10th annual Lancaster Avenue Jazz and Arts Festival.
A U.S. Army Band performance on the Delaware River before a fireworks show
Saturday July 2, 2016View More
Enjoy a patriotic concert followed by a massive, FREE fireworks show on the Delaware River waterfront on Saturday, July 2.
Patriotic celebration in America’s birthplace
Monday, July 4, 2016View More
Independence Day in Philadelphia kicks off with a series of inspirational events in Historic Philadelphia including Celebration of Freedom and the Independence Day Parade.
Massive block party on Independence Mall to Independence Day
Sunday, July 3, 2016View More
The Wawa Welcome America! festival continues its week-long celebration of Independence Day with the Historic Philadelphia Block Party on Sunday, July 3.
Everything you need to know about the 10 p.m. fireworks show during July 4th celebration
Monday, July 4, 2016View More
Celebrate the Fourth of July in Philadelphia with a spectacular fireworks celebration at 10 p.m. on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
Celebrate Wawa Welcome America! with 5 tons of hoagies
Thursday, June 30, 2016View More
One of the tastier events taking place during the Wawa Welcome America! festival, the 24th annual Wawa Hoagie Day features 5 tons of hoagies and plenty of happy, hungry visitors.
Two temporary outdoor escapes with food, beer and more
Through September 30, 2016View More
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s annual Pop Up Gardens are back, transforming two outdoor areas into a gorgeous, landscaped community spaces.
Philadelphia’s favorite street food festival coming to a neighborhood near you
Thursday, June 23, 2016View More
A popular series of outdoor street festivals, Night Market Philadelphia is a seasonal celebration of food, music and community held in the city’s vibrant neighborhoods.
An evening of craft beer, food and fun at the zoo
Saturday, July 16, 2016View More
Once-a-year, the Philadelphia Zoo opens its gates after-hours for an adults-only celebration featuring local beer, live music and delicious food.
Labor Day weekend festival on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway returns for its fourth year
September 3-4, 2016View More
The Budweiser Made In America Festival, a massive musical celebration that takes over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Labor Day weekend, is set to return in 2016.
13.1- and 3.1-mile races followed by free concerts
September 17-18, 2016View More
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon & 5K returns in September, bringing together fitness and music as runners head down the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and along the Schuylkill River before taking in a free concert at Eakins Oval.
One of the largest and most longstanding African-American street festivals in the nation
Sunday, June 12, 2016View More
The annual Odunde Street Festival brings a genuine taste of Africa to South Street and one of Philadelphia’s oldest, historically African-American neighborhoods with an abundance of cultural, historical and family-friendly events.
Stroll, shop and dine every Wednesday in Media
Every Wednesday through September 2016View More
Enjoy an alfresco evening on State Street in Media throughout the summer during Dining Under the Stars.
April 30, 2016View More
Go West! Craft Fest is an annual gathering of many of West Philly’s best artisans and craftspeople that allows shoppers to discover new creators of clothing, jewelry, housewares, knitwork and more.
Biannual dining celebration on Main Street Manayunk
StrEAT Food Festival: April 10, 2016; Restaurant Week: April 11-22, 2016View More
Manayunk celebrates its diverse dining scene during the bi-annual Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival & Restaurant Week.