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Plan the perfect night out with the friends with tons of happy hours, city meet-ups, launch parties, Art Museum Restaurant Week, and so much more! Tag your events out and about the city with #ThisWeekinPhilly.

Monday, June 5

  • Take advantage of this monthly opportunity, Tito’s Vodka Dog Yappy Hour at Morgan’s Pier. From 4-8 p.m., customers are welcome to drink and dine on the pier with their dogs. The evening includes giveaways, speciality cocktails, adoptable dogs, and much more.
  • Start the week off by trying something new. The pickup volleyball meetup in Queen Village is open to the public. Create a team of up to 5 people and stop by the indoor Shot Tower Playground.

Tuesday, June 6

  • Girl bosses, prepare to be inspired. Claire Coder and Neha Raman host Beer Convos Cookies at WeWork Philly. Invite your squad to celebrate the launching of a new company, designed, developed, and launched on TLC’s new TV show, Girl Starter.
  • Philly Beer Week continues with Art on Beer. Philly Loves Beer presents a panel discussion dedicated to the most eye-catching beer labels in the industry.
  • Celebrate in style with a rooftop biergarten at Skyline Terrace. In honor of Philly Beer Week 2107, the Raven Society and the Free Library of Philadelphia host a launch event for Dr. Patrick E. McGovern’s book, Ancient Brews: Rediscovered and Re-created. Discover ancient recipes that inspire Dogfish Head Brewery’s unique flavors.

Wednesday, June 7

  • Center City District Sips officially kicks off tonight! Allow us to make your happy hour even happier, check out our favorite spots.
  • Parks on Tap is on the move again this week. Stop by Matthias Baldwin Park and experience the traveling beer garden everyone has been raving about. Grab a beer during Happy Hour from 5-7 p.m. and 50% of the proceeds will go to support the park.
  • Every woman needs the perfect bra. Hope Chest* is hosting a luxrious Chantelle Lingerie Trunk Show. Sip champagne and get custom fitted at the Spring Fling Measure and Mingle.
  • World Cafe Live presents The Skullers and The Bad Larrys. Doors open at 7 p.m. and performances begin at 8 p.m. 
  • There is a science behind the perfect pint. The Franklin Institute has joined the Philly Beer Week festivities and is hosting an interactive beer lab workshop. Explore the process behind brewing beer while tasting carefully selected beer samples.

Thursday, June 8

  • Philly’s art scene is always expanding. Join the Association of Public Art to celebrate the arrival of Big Bling by Martin Puryear. The huge outdoor sculpture will call Kelly Drive it’s new home until November 2017.
  • In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Loving v. Virginia, join the National Constitution Center for a screening of the award-winning HBO documentary, The Loving Story. Complimentary refreshments will be available.
  • Philly Beer Week explores the great outdoors. Beer and Boats at Bartram’s Garden will be serving local brews including Evil Genius, Dock Street, Quaker City Malting Company, Cartesian Brewing, and Highway Manor Brewing Company.
  • Enhance your beer drinking experience during Philly Beer Week. Head Brewer from Evil Genius Beer Company, Jon DiFibaugh, hosts a tasting event at Whole Foods Market. Join Evil Genius to sample ten beers on tap against a full tasting wheel of goodies.

Friday, June 9

  • Attention all digital marketing professionals, Visit Philly presents Visit Philadelphia Social Media Summit 2017. Social media trailblazers Sgt. Eric Gripp and Matthew Rodrigues will be at the Museum of the American Revolution for an educational afternoon. Gain new insights and ideas while taking advantage of networking opportunities in this fast-growing industry.
  • The Philly POPS and Kimmel Center Presents All-City Jazz Festival. Support day-long performances by the city’s most talented jazz students.
  • Fresh Air with Terry Gross with Seth Meyers celebrates 30 years of NPR’s most popular programs, Fresh Air. WHYY host and the SNL hit comedian, Seth Meyers, have prepared an evening of laughter surrounding political and social issues.
  • Philadelphia’s InterAct Theatre Company presents Broken Stones at the Penn Museum. This script-in-hand theatrical performance is written by award-winning UK playwright Fin Kennedy.

Saturday, June 10

  • Indulge yourself at Bacon and Beer Classic. The Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons will be transformed into a meat lover’s dream. Enjoy bacon-infused dishes, unlimited bacon stripes, craft beer, music, and games.
  • Drexel University’s nationally ranked Westphal College of Media Arts and Design present the annual Drexel Fashion Show. View the students’ most impressive work at the 4 p.m. or 8 p.m. show at Urban Outfitters’ headquarters.
  • The Lantern Fest Philadelphia has arrived to put on an unforgettable spectacle. Light the sky with paper lanterns and enjoy food, live music, and entertainment for the entire family.
  • Mural Arts Philadelphia has partnered with the Philadelphia Fire Department and Philadelphia Fire Department Family Association to create a mural in dedication to Lt. Joyce Craig. Be a part of honoring a woman who lost in life in line of duty.

Sunday, June 11

  • Explore all the summer flavors surrounding the Philadelphia Art Museum between June 11-16 and 18- 23 during Art Museum Restaurant Week. Take advantage of dinner deals from $15-$35 at participating restaurants.
  • Join the celebration at the Odunde African Festival. In honor of celebrating vibrant African culture and tradition, the annual festival covers 12 city blocks making it the largest African-American street festival in the country.
  • Have a Sunday funday with the family by celebrating Flag Day in the birthplace of America. The 10th Annual Betsy Ross House Flag Festival features visits from Benjamin Franklin and George Washington, courtyard games, a mini carnival, and more!


* Hope Chest is a client of Philly PR Girl.


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