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This Week in Philly

this week in philly

September means time for back to school and sweater weather! This week consists of a historic pub crawl, multiple legendary musicians, adorable puppies, and much more. End the weekend by celebrating one of the many cultures that makes Philadelphia so unique. Tag your events out and about in Philadelphia with #ThisWeekinPhilly.

Tuesday, September 5

  • Grab tickets to see legend Bob Marley’s youngest son perform at the TLA on South Street! Damian “Jr Gong” Marley will be hitting the stage around 8 p.m.
  • It’s the first Tuesday of Supper Sessions on the Avenue! Dine outside any of the Germantown Avenue’s restaurants and bars for a discounted price.
  • A new season means a new schedule at Hot Yoga Philadelphia*. From pyro pilates classes with Toni to hot yoga 60 with Jim, it’s easy to find a class fit for you.

Wednesday, September 6

  • The Scott Brothers are stopping by the Kimmel Center! The famous stars of HGTV’s Property Brothers are making an appearance in Philly while on their nationwide tour, House Party.
  • Molly Scullion is back with her one-woman comedy show, “I’m Ok, Are You Ok?”. Molly is set to go on at 8:30 p.m at the Philly Fringe Festival.

Thursday, September 7

  • Global Philadelphia Association, along with the Philadelphia World Heritage Committee, is bringing back its second annual World Heritage Celebration. Starting at 6 p.m, celebrate our Nation’s First World Heritage City.
  • Head over to the Barnes Foundation to hear Domenic Vitiello, associate professor of urban studies at the University of Pennsylvania, speak about the sanctuary movements of the 1980s and today.

Friday, September 8

  • What’s a better way to start off your weekend than with a concert? Check out Chill Moody* at Union Transfer for a performance you won’t forget! Doors open at 7:30 p.m and the show starts at 8:30 p.m.
  • Slip on your cowboy boots and head over to Citizens Bank Park! Luke Bryan is coming to Philly with Brett Eldredge. The country artists are taking over the field around 4:30 p.m.
  • Have a love for both history and booze? Here’s your chance to combine the two at the Prohibition Pub Crawl. Dress to impress and explore the ‘20s style speakeasies starting at 6 p.m.

Saturday, September 9

  • It’s Super Adoption Day! Fall in love at The Schmidt’s Commons anytime from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and adopt a furry friend.
  • What’s a better way to wine down than with some wine? From 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., taste a variety of wines at Philadelphia’s Summer “WineDown” Fest at the Greater Philadelphia Convention Center.
  • Billy Joel is coming to town! The Phillies are sharing the field once again with another fantastic music artist. Get your tickets now before they sell out! 
  • Sweat for a cause with Ploome Pilates this Saturday and Sunday at their new home in Washington Square Park! The money raised will be donated to the residents of Houston to help rebuild their homes and city.

Sunday, September 10

  • Lady Gaga is coming to Philly! Grab a ticket before they sell out and spend your Sunday evening at the Wells Fargo Center singing along to Poker Face! Show starts at 7:30 p.m.
  • Center City District’s Restaurant Week returns with more delicious and affordable meals than ever! Over 100 restaurants are participating in this nine-day event. For some of our favorites, visit this previous blog post.
  • The PECO Multicultural Series at Penn’s Landing is hosting the Mexican Independence Day Festival! Celebrate Mexican Independence with a variety of food, music, and art from 2 p.m – 8 p.m.


* Chill Moody and Hot Yoga Philadelphia are clients of Philly PR Girl.