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This Week In Philly

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The weather is heating up just in time for outdoor events! With the official start of summer only days away, this week features fresh margarita specials, fun festivals, and unbeatable deals. Tag your events out and about in Philadelphia with #ThisWeekinPhilly.

Monday, June 12

  • New margaritas are in season! Indulge in summer flavors with a Tex Mex flare at Lolita. $35 per person dinner specials end tonight. Avoid long lines by calling ahead to make a reservation.
  • Young heartthrob, Austin Mahone performs at Coda Philadelphia at 7 p.m.

Tuesday, June 13

  • Enjoy a refreshingly honest musical for the whole family. Fun Home opens tonight at the Forrest Theater. See what else is coming up at the Kimmel Center.
  • Visit Jamonera for new happy hour specials! They are featuring three sparkling cava wines and three types of croquetas this week.

Wednesday, June 14

  • The Stripes and Stars Festival celebrates the birthday of the American flag and the U.S. Army. Join in at locations throughout Independence National Historic Park and Historic Philadelphia.
  • Once again, the location has changed! Parks on Tap is at Columbus Square until June 18. Catch the excitement before the traveling beer garden is on the move again.
  • Designer Amy Devan features her ready-to-wear collection and debuts the Naveda* jewelry line at the Naveda Truck Show. Sip on drinks provided by Peroni and Aperol Spritz and bites prepared by Chef Andy Matulaitis.

Thursday, June 15

  • Kicking off another season, Old City Eats is back and celebrating with a block party on 2nd and Market Street. Experience the thriving dining scene in the Old City District with half priced appetizers and unbeatable drink specials.
  • Relax in this beautiful weather with a movie night at Schuylkill Banks. This week’s film is an outdoor screening of Young Frankenstein.  
  • The Baltimore Avenue Business Association presents the annual Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll. The event spans between 43rd and 52nd Streets to showcase the neighborhood’s local businesses with $1 bargains.
  • Raise a toast to the 2107 PR institute participants and winners! Register for the PR Institute Happy Hour and Awards. This event is the perfect time to snack, drink, and network with the city’s best PR professionals.

Friday, June 16

  • InLiquid presents a two-day summer arts sale at Crane Arts. Art for the Cash Poor advocates that anyone can be an art collector. Don’t be discouraged by this art sale, all pieces are priced at $199 and under.
  • The Rosenbach Annual Bloomsday celebration honors Leopold Bloom’s fictional journey through the streets of Dublin. The day-long event includes readings of James Joyce’s epic Ulysses, musical performances, silent auction, a beer garden, and much more!
  • Philadelphia’s one of a kind independent fashion design and sewing school. The Made Institute, host an open house with Made faculty. Doors will be open between 6 and 9 p.m. Start your dream career in fashion today!

Saturday, June 17

  • The country’s largest craft beer festival arrives in Philadelphia. Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp on Tour takes over Penn’s Landing featuring hundreds of craft beers, the city’s best food trucks, live music, and guaranteed good times!
  • Take the family out for a historical walk through history. Juneteenth Festival includes stops throughout Historic Germantown. Festivities begin at the Johnson House including cultural marketplace, historical reenactments, food, music, and more!
  • University City District, University of Pennsylvania, and The Rotunda present the 40th Street Summer Series. Today’s event takes place at the green space behind the Walnut Street Library. Bring the entire family for activities, free giveaways, and performances.
  • Experience the summer solstice differently this year. The Roxborough Solstice Music Festival celebrates the change of seasons with food trucks, a beer garden, arts, and more!

Sunday, June 18

  • Philly Pride is back for the highly anticipated 29th annual PrideDay. Join more than 25,000 people in the Gayborhood at 13th and Locust to march down Broad Street for the LGBT Parade and Festival. The event will end at Penn’s Landing.
  • Plan something for Father’s Day that every dad is sure to enjoy! Plan a day on the Philadelphia Father’s Day Cruise. Abroad the Spirit of Philadelphia features delicious food, fun deck games, and unbeatable skyline views from the Spirit rooftop lounge.


* Naveda Couture is a client of Philly PR Girl.