Hawthornes Beer Cafe (738 S. 11th Street) presents the 8th Annual IPA, Champagne and Rosé Block Party on Saturday, July 1, 2017, from 12:00pm to 8:00pm. This all-day, all-ages, free IPA block party expands this year with some sparkling surprises added to the mix, plus more beer than ever and extended party hours. Come out for one of South Philadelphia's largest summer block parties, with over 75 total selections of beer, champagne, sparkling wine, rosé, plus music, family fun, food, live entertainment and much more. The party will stretch from 11th & Fitzwater to 11th & Catharine. Kick-start Independence Day Weekend at South Philly's hoppiest day of the year! Rain date will be Sunday, July 2, 2017.Read More
South Street Headhouse District announces 30+ bands are ready to rock n roll at this year’s South Street Spring Festival on Saturday, May 6, 2017, from 11:00am to 8:00pm. The all-day, all-ages, free outdoor festival and concert will feature a mix of rock, funk, soul, hip hop, indie rock, reggae, R&B and country acts entertaining tens of thousands from three stages and seven performance areas. In addition to music and other live entertainment, look for 125+ vendors, 35+ restaurants and eateries, and 24 makers and artists. South Street Spring Festival runs on South (between Front and 8th) and along Headhouse Plaza (between South and Lombard), plus connecting side streets.Read More
80s and 90s with four new shows at Valley Forge Music Fair. Get ready to travel back in time for your favorite hits starting with Barenaked Ladies on April 22nd, followed by rocker Eddie Money on May 12th, rounded out by rock-powerhouse Starship featuring Mickey Thomas on June 2nd, and finally, find out “Who’s Bad?” with a Michael Jackson tribute on June 16th. The Barenaked Ladies will be in the Event Center and start at 8:00pm, with doors opening at 7:00pm. Eddie Money, Starship with Mickey Thomas and Who’s Bad will take place at The Venue starting at 9:00pm, with doors opening at 8:00pm. Tickets for each concert are on sale now and available at Ticketmaster.com.
Valley Forge Casino Resort (1160 First Avenue) announces a full summer concert schedule for Valley Forge Music Fair that includes a huge Memorial Day weekend concert from Daughtry and rounds out the rest of the summer with a who’s who of living legends. With a full line up of everything from country acts like Phil Vassar on May 13th and The Charlie Daniels Band on July 8th, to Grammy nominated rockers like Daughtry (featuring American Idol and The Passion’s Chris Daughtry) on May 29th or the soulful sounds of Dr. John on June 3th, there is truly something for everyone to enjoy. Daughtry will perform to the Resort’s largest audience of 3,000 people in the Event Center. All other shows will be held in The Venue (Waterford Ballroom). All shows are on sale now at Ticketmaster and start at 8:00pm, with doors opening at 7:00pm.Read More
Valley Forge Casino Resort (1160 First Avenue) kicks off the holidays with an all-star lineup for Thanksgiving Weekend. Legendary rock favorites 38 Special brings four decades of timeless arena-rock to King of Prussia on Black Friday, November 27, 2015. Experience Howard Stern alum and MadTV’s Artie Lange as you have never heard him before on Saturday, November 28, 2015. All shows will take place in the Event Center and start at 8:00pm (doors open 7:00pm). Tickets for 38 Special are available on Ticketmaster for $34, $40 and $70, and tickets for Lange are available on Ticketmaster for $35 and $50.Read More
South Street kicks off Philly's summer festival season with a free, all-day, all ages block party on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 11:00am to 8:00pm. Festivities will take over South Street between Front and 8th, plus continue onto 2nd Street Plaza.
Over 30 restaurants and bars will serve food and drink outside on the street. The district will come alive with music and entertainment from three stages and eight additional street locations. Children of all ages will enjoy free family fun in the Kids Zone. Over forty artists and retailers will cater to your shopping needs. In conjunction with the Festival, Brauhaus Schmitz will host the 3rd annual German Maifest with German beers, dancers, music, food and the city’s largest Maypole.
South Street Spring Festival is FREE and open to the public. Food and drink are pay-as-you-go. 21 and up with identification to drink. Rain or shine. For the full schedule, visit www.southstreet.com, call 215-413-3713 and follow @officialsouthst #SouthStFest on Twitter.
CHRISTMAS VILLAGE IN PHILADELPHIA: PRESENTED BY NRG HOME
ALL ACTIVITIES BELOW AT PHILADELPHIA'S LOVE PARK (15TH/JFK BLVD) AT STAGE BEHIND LOVE STATUE
Friday Holiday Jams Lunchtime Concert Series
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Free lunchtime concert series that runs through December 19th, every Friday from 12:00pm to 1:00pm. Performers for December 5th include:
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2014
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2014
Saturday, December 6, 2014
12:00pm - GTV Almrausch dance performance
1:00pm - Damenchor Wald-Echo and the Franklinville-Schwarzwald Männerchor choruses with music performance
2: 00pm - United German Hungarians dance performance
4:00pm - Play On, Philly music education program which promotes social progress through musical collaboration
5:00pm - Thomas Tones South Philly School performance
6:00pm - University of Pennsylvania Band concert
7:00 PM - Last Chance folk-roots fusion and bluegrass duo
Sunday, December 7, 2014
12:00pm - Jeanette Lynne - Folk-pop singer songwriter
1:00pm- Dani Mari - Singer, song writer and dreamer inspired by music of Billie Holiday and Mazzy Star
2:00pm - Rhythm Dancesport Center
3:00pm - Academy of Russian Arts
4:00pm - Jaime Pannone
5:00pm - Daughters of Hip Tribal Bellies - Improvisational Tribal-Style belly dance group
6:00pm - Living in Harmony - Two-man band playing holiday songs
Come out and celebrate some German heritage at the Christmas Village! As in previous years, on this special weekend you will find traditional German dancing and singing on stage. Along with the prevailing German entertainment program on Saturday, you will be able to enjoy typical food and drinks from Germany, such as delicious Bratwurst, hot Gluhwein, mouth-watering Lebkuchen & so much more!
GENERAL CHRISTMAS VILLAGE HOURS
Thursday, November 27 preview 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, November 28 preview 11:00am to 7:00pm
Saturday, November 29 official opening 11:00am to 8:00pm
South Street Spring Festival returns for a celebration of South Street Headhouse District’s best tastes, sips, sounds and sights. On Saturday, May 3, 2014, from 11:00am to 8:00pm, enjoy a free, all-ages outdoor party that will close down South Street (between Front and 8th), and also run along the 2nd Street Plaza (between South and Lombard). At least 30 restaurants and bars will serve signature and special dishes, brews and cocktails, and sweets and treats. In conjunction with the Festival, Brauhaus Schmitz will host the second annual German Maifest on the 700 block of South Street, with German beers, dancers, music, food, flower headbands and even a May pole. Other festivities will include live music from three main stages and eight other performance areas. Children of all ages will enjoy free fun in the Kids Zone. At least 40 artists, crafters, and retailers will cater to your shopping needs. South Street Spring Festival is free and open to the public. For the full schedule and roster of events, visit www.southstreet.com and follow @officialsouthst #SouthStFest on Twitter.Read More