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This Week in Philly

this week in philly

This week is all about local summer flavors! Don’t miss the Philadelphia Wine and Cocktail Festival, Philadelphia Weekly’s Summer Taste of Philly, and the Philly Ice Cream Scoop at Reading Terminal. Burn off calories at FREE city-wide workouts. Tag your events out and about with #ThisWeekinPhilly.

Monday, July 24

  • Want a trendy way to decorate your space? Join Beaucycled for a  DIY Succulent Workshop at PHS South Street Beer Garden. Enjoy a night of sipping, munching, and planting.
  • Jay Ortiz presents Art From the Heart Philly, a live art showcase at Silk City at 9 p.m.. Creatives from Los Angeles, New York, D.C., Atlanta, Miami, and Chicago have arrived to perform music, poetry, comedy, and body painting.  

Tuesday, July 25

  • From July 25 – 30, Southgate Philly celebrates their two-year anniversary. Enjoy special items and dishes all week long.
  • Good Day for a Run invites you to run the vineyards at Sharrott Winery in Hammonton, NJ. Rock the Night Away 5K features a free glass of wine, souvenir wine glasses, musical entertainment, food vendors, and much more!

Wednesday, July 26

  • The performance everyone has been waiting for is finally here! The Witches of Oz have a story to tell. Broadway Philadelphia Presents Wicked until August 27.
  • Catch free outdoor movie screening every Wednesday night at Hass Biergarten. This week, FringeArts Philadelphia presents the iconic classic Clueless at 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 27

  • The Philadelphia Wine and Cocktail Festival at Sugarhouse Casino features over 80 varieties of local wines, tequilas, whiskeys, vodkas, and more. Let’s not forget, no wine festival is complete without gourmet cheeses!
  • Philadelphia Weekly is bring the best local foods and drinks to World Cafe Live. Indulge  in unlimited samples at Summer Taste of Philly. Vendors include Weyerbacher, Five Saint’s Distilling, Wahoo’s Fish Tacos, Johnson’s Popcorn, and more!
  • Chill Moody* is returning to the stage with The Bul Bey, for a free performance at Spruce Street Harbor Park. Waterfront Sessions bring live local music to the park every Thursday through August 31.

Friday, July 28

  • University of Pennsylvania’s radio station WXPN presents their 13th annual XPoNential Music Festival at Wiggins Park and BB&T Pavilion. The three-day festival features performances by Wilco, Conor Oberst, Drive-By Truckers, and more!
  • Ready for a girl power performance? Shakespeare in Clark Park perform Coriolanus, the story of a woman preparing to lead her soldiers into battle. Join the city’s finest actors as they transform Clark Park into the city of Rome.
  • The Mann Center welcomes you to experience the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry unlike ever before. The Philadelphia Orchestra will perform live during an HD screening of Harry Potter & The Chamber of Secret.
  • Single and ready to mingle? Philadelphia Lock and Key hosts a singles events at Fox and Hound Philadelphia. The night includes $3 select drafts, $5 well drinks and wine, and free appetizers for the first hour.

Saturday, July 29

  • Attention Philadelphia Eagles fans! With preseason only weeks away, the team welcomes you to an open practice at Lincoln Financial Field. The practice kicks off at 10:05 a.m. Your favorite players will be available on the field and in the locker room at 12:20 p.m.
  • Show off your best dance moves during Philadelphia Dance Day! This all day non-profit festival is offering 25 FREE dance workshops citywide. See our blog post highlighting some of the best classes.
  • The Reading Terminal Market has invited some of Philly’s best ice cream artisans to the Philly Ice Cream Scoop. This delicious afternoon features ice cream creations by Bassetts, Franklin Fountain, Little Baby’s, Lil’ Pop Shop, and Zsa’s.
  • Cheer on our Philadelphia Phillies as they battle against the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park. Stick around until the last inning for a post-game concert from Hunter Hayes.

Sunday, July 30

  • This week, have Sunday dinner at Miss Rachel’s Pantry. Sunday Gravy is a delicious 4-course vegan BYOB Italian supper. Invite the entire family and sit at their Farmhouse Table or grab a two-seater table.
  • Queen and Adam Lambert’s latest tour arrives in Philadelphia.The show begins at the Wells Fargo Center 8 p.m.


* Chill Moody is a client of Philly PR Girl.