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Welcome September with open arms as we head into Labor Day weekend. This week’s exciting events include yoga with kittens, gelato with wine, and much more. Then, head into the weekend jamming to music at concerts and the highly-anticipated Budweiser’s Made in America Festival! Tag your events out and about in Philadelphia with #ThisWeekinPhilly.

Monday, August 28

  • Do you love both cats and yoga? If yes, Le Cat Cafe has you covered! Cats and Mats Yoga is the purrfect way to end your day this Monday at 7 p.m.
  • Movie, Massage, & Margaritas, what more needs to be said? Stop by DuJour Cafe and Bar at 6 p.m for a screening of La La Land, mouthwatering food and drinks and $1 a minute massages!

Tuesday, August 29

  • It’s ladies night with a little help from wine and gelato! Make memories that will last a lifetime at Gran Caffe L’Aquila as they host a Ladies Wine & Gelato Night beginning at 5 p.m.
  • Looking for something fun to do with the family or just an excuse to eat crab fries? Head to a Phillies game at Citizens Bank Park this Tuesday as they play the Atlanta Braves at 7:05 p.m.

Wednesday, August 30

  • As summer comes to a close, so does Center City District Sips. Don’t miss your last chance to stop by your favorite restaurant for discounted drinks from 5 p.m to 7 p.m.
  • Optimal Sport Health Clubs 1315* offers a diverse class schedule that fits every category. Find a class built for you this Wednesday whether it’s Dance Cardio Blast with Marcel or Body Cycle with Guy Nanni!

Thursday, August 31

  • It’s your last chance to head over to the Blue Cross RiverRink and use the Endless Summer Special! For just $10 a person, enjoy a day and/or night filled with rollerskating and a round of mini golf.
  • The final Screening Under the Stars at Penn’s Landing will show Sing at 8 p.m. Bring the kids for a fun evening outdoors!
  • Make sure to head over to BB&T Pavilion to enjoy this great weather while listening to even better music. Green Day‘s Revolution Radio Tour, featuring Catfish and the Bottlemen, begins at 7 p.m.

Friday, September 1

  • Celebrate First Friday this month in true Old City style. Socialize while experiencing the art scene of Philadelphia from 5 to 9 p.m.  
  • Kick your Labor Day Weekend off at the Delaware River Waterfront to celebrate all holiday weekend! With boardwalk games, rides and more, this is the perfect place to spend time with your family.
  • Visit The Academy of Natural Sciences and experience the fascinating sciences that reside in your backyard. Backyard Adventures allows you to learn about the interactions between insects and plants while participating in fun and educational challenges!   

Saturday, September 2

  • It’s day one of Philadelphia’s biggest music festival of the year! Budweiser Made in America is back to shut down the Benjamin Franklin Parkway! The two-day concert’s line-up features Jay-Z, J. Cole, Kaskade, The Chainsmokers, Migos, and more.  
  • Admiral’s Tavern is a brand new pop-up beer garden, anchored on Cruiser Olympia at Independence Seaport Museum. Climb aboard starting at at 5 p.m. for live music and drinks on the most historic ship in Philadelphia!
  • The Adrienne Theater on Samson Street invites all comedy lovers to their improv ComedySportz show. The Philadelphia Fighting Amish and The New Jersey Turnpikes compete for the laughs of attendees in a way that is appropriate for all ages! The show starts at 7:30 p.m.  

Sunday, September 3

  • Ever dream about driving a Ferrari or Lamborghini? Your chance has finally come! Experience the rush at Supercar Driving Experience 2017. Purchase a ticket and head over to the Wells Fargo Center by 10 a.m.
  • Catch the Grand Fireworks Show outside of the Independence Seaport Museum starting at 9:30 p.m. The museum will have its second-floor terrace available to guests to enjoy live music and drinks.

Monday, September 4 (Happy Labor Day!)

  • Looking for something fun to do with the kids this Labor Day? Check out Philadelphia’s newest museum The Museum of the American Revolution is offering free admission for kids 12 & under from 11 a.m to 4 p.m.
  • The Cannstatter Volksfest Verein is back to host the three-day-long Volksfest and Oktoberfest Party! From noon to 8 p.m., listen to live music with tasty food and a German beer to celebrate your Labor Day.


* Optimal Sports Health Club 1315 is a client of Philly PR Girl.