Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square Celebrates Gay Pride Month with Flag-Raising Ceremony, Art Show, Drag Tea, Music Fest

Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square Celebrates Gay Pride Month with Flag-Raising Ceremony, Art Show, Drag Tea, Music Fest

Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square, part of AccorHotels, will celebrate June as Gay Pride Month with a series of new events and initiatives, including turning the hotel lobby into the Pride Month “LGBTQ Hall of Flags.” For the first time ever, Sofitel will fly a giant Philadelphia Pride Flag on the outside of the hotel. Inside, look for the flag to be joined by six individual LGBTQ flags flying high above the lobby to celebrate the diversity of the hotel’s community.

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Lions, Tigers and Beers, Oh My! Philadelphia Zoo Announces Summer Ale Festival with 120+ Taps Pouring from Over 70 Breweries

Lions, Tigers and Beers, Oh My! Philadelphia Zoo Announces Summer Ale Festival with 120+ Taps Pouring from Over 70 Breweries

Philadelphia Zoo’s legendary Summer Ale Festival returns on Saturday, June 22, 2019, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. Festival-goers are invited to go wild for craft beer and cider with 120+ selections pouring from over 70 regional and national breweries. This exclusive night also features private Zoo access after-hours, live entertainment, delicious lite bites from Philly’s top food trucks (available for purchase) and, of course, the most majestic animals from around the globe.

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East Passyunk Revs Engines for 14th Annual Car Show and Street Festival with 200 Hot Rides, Street Food, Live Bands, Family Fun and More

East Passyunk Revs Engines for 14th Annual Car Show and Street Festival with 200 Hot Rides, Street Food, Live Bands, Family Fun and More

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) is revving up for the 14th Annual Car Show and Street Festival on Sunday, July 28, 2019, from 11:00am to 4:00pm, on EPA between Broad and Dickinson streets. Look for over 200 muscle, classic, antique, custom and show cars, trucks and motorcycles will line the Avenue, with street vendors, rack sales, kids’ activities, live music and the Bang! Boom! CRAFT! Show in between. 

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La Festa Italian Street Festival on East Passyunk Returns Bigger and Better Than Ever - Live Music, Adult Water Ice, Family Fun and More

La Festa Italian Street Festival on East Passyunk Returns Bigger and Better Than Ever - Live Music, Adult Water Ice, Family Fun and More

Filitalia International and Foundation, with support from East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, presents La Festa Italian Street Festival on Sunday, June 2, 2019, from 11:00am to 7:00pm. Head to East Passyunk (between Broad and Moore) for this all-day, all-ages street festival that features the much-anticipated South Philly spaghetti eating contest, live music, dancing, food, beer, wine, contests, prizes, vendors, shopping, wine-making demos, vodka water ice, and culinary displays.

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Uptown Beer Garden Celebrates Five Years in Philadelphia with Five Exclusive New Beers - Opens to Public Thursday May 16th

Uptown Beer Garden Celebrates Five Years in Philadelphia with Five Exclusive New Beers - Opens to Public Thursday May 16th

Teddy Sourias and Craft Concepts Group (BRU Craft & Wurst, U-Bahn, Cinder, Tradesman's, Tinsel) announce the return of Uptown Beer Garden to 1735 JFK Blvd. Starting this Thursday, May 16, 2019, from 5:00pm to Midnight, kegs will start to pour for Uptown's fifth summer and fall season with a weekend-long grand opening party in the heart of Center City.

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Philadelphia Theatre Company Scores Knock-Out with Inventive Fundraiser Play Brawl

Philadelphia Theatre Company Scores Knock-Out with Inventive Fundraiser Play Brawl

Philadelphia Theatre Company is ready to pull a one-two punch with an inventive theatre benefit the company debuted last season. In the vein of Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance, PTC’s Play Brawl returns on Friday, May 10th with local celebrities and stars living out their dreams on stage alongside professional actors. Instead of standard speeches and silent auctions, the competitors will act their hearts out while audience members vote for the winning performance through tax-free donations on a mobile bidding app.

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Top Outdoor Beer Garden Destinations Not to Miss During Summer 2019

Top Outdoor Beer Garden Destinations Not to Miss During Summer 2019

Philadelphia’s outdoor summer beer garden season is back! Do not miss out on the biggest and most happening spots in Philly, including six represented by Aversa PR. The 2019 season launches with spots in the hottest neighborhoods of the city, major changes to classic favorites, like Uptown Beer Garden by Craft Concepts Group, and limited-edition seasonal custom drafts.

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Philadelphia Zoo Set to Open WildWorks Presented by Independence Blue Cross with Ropes Courses and Zipline on Tuesday, May 7th

Philadelphia Zoo Set to Open WildWorks Presented by Independence Blue Cross with Ropes Courses and Zipline on Tuesday, May 7th

Animals aren’t the only ones roaming overhead this spring! Philadelphia Zoo (3400 W Girard Avenue) invites guests to take to the air with the opening of WildWorks Presented by Independence Blue Cross opening on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. This new aerial adventure offers high-flying fun that will have guests pushing limits and reaching new heights. This new, ultra-exhilarating experience offers fun for both adults and littles with two courses designed for different ages and skill levels. 

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Hawthornes Beer Cafes' 10th Annual IPA Block Party Returns with Selections of Beer, Champagne, Rose, and Sparkling Wine, Plus Family Fun

Hawthornes Beer Cafes' 10th Annual IPA Block Party Returns with Selections of Beer, Champagne, Rose, and Sparkling Wine, Plus Family Fun

The hoppiest day of the year in South Philly is back! Hawthornes Beer Cafe (738 S. 11th Street) presents the tenth edition of their popular IPA block party back again with sparkling surprises added to the mix. The 10th Annual IPA, Champagne and Rose Block Party on Saturday, May 11, 2019, from 11:00am to 8:00pm will bring you one of the city's best line-ups of IPAs for only $5.00 each, plus small batch champagnes and roses.

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