TGIF! Ready for the weekend? If you're looking for something fun, entertaining, or educational to do in Southeastern, PA, you've come to the right place. We've created a list of some of our favorite events this weekend so you won't miss a thing. Enjoy!
1. CIRQUE DU SOLEIL VOLTA
PHOTO COURTESY OF CIRQUEDUSOLEILNOW THROUGH AUGUST 19 Cirque du Soleil
is in Valley Forge and Montgomery County, PA, right now! See the hit show VOLTA
Under the Big Top on the grounds of the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks.
Tickets are on sale now! Don't miss VOLTA's only stop in the Philadelphia area. Order your tickets and plan your stay today!
For more detail, click HERE
2. 57th ANNUAL PHILADELPHIA FOLK FESTIVAL
PHOTO BY G. WIDMAN FOR VISIT PHILADELPHIAAugust 16-19Old Pool Farm, 1323 Salford Station Road, Schwenksville
The Philadelphia Folk Festival
returns for a full weekend of live music in Schwenksville, PA. Presented by the Philadelphia Folksong Society, the festival turns a working farm into a center for performances, crafts and fun for the whole family. Performers this year include Patty Griffin, Valerie June, Riders in the Sky and actor Jeff Daniels.
For pricing and tickets, click HERE
3. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES VS. NEW YORK METS
August 14-19Citizens Bank Park, 1 Citizens Bank Way
For schedule and tickets click HERE
The Phillies are riding high in the National League East! The team-to-beat has a big week
at home, with two games against the always-competitive Boston Red Sox and against division rivals the New York Mets. Guests at Friday's game can stick around afterward for the free postgame concert
by award-winning country music band Old Dominion.
4. BEACH ON NORTH BROAD
North Broad and Master Streets, Philadelphia
Enjoy relaxing on a sandy beach without the two-hour drive to the shore at The Beach on North Broad, a pop-up attraction that transforms the front lawn of Leon H. Sullivan Human Services Center into a 1,500-square-foot beach.
The pop-up paradise, located on North Broad and Master streets, is free to visit and open to the public for two weekends in August, debuting during Philly Free Streets on Saturday.
For more details, click HERE
5. DRINK HISTORY AT RITTENHOUSE TOWN
PHOTO COURTESY OF RITTENHOUSETOWNSaturday, August 18, 20183:00 PM – 7:00 PM Historic Rittenhouse Town
6034 Wissahickon Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Enjoy an afternoon with friends and neighbors while raising funds to preserve and protect this important piece of Philadelphia history.
Your ticket to DRINK HISTORY
- Two free drinks (including craft beers and cider) from East Falls Beer Garden, along with free non-alcoholic beverages
- Philly-themed small bites
- The return of old-time sounds from Noggin Hill
- History Quizzo challenge with Sean Maguire
- Fun games, contests, and workshops
- Visit vendors like Piggyback Treats and East Falls Farmer's Market
- This event is family-friendly and pet-friendly!
Lincoln Drive will be closed over the weekend. Please plan accordingly.
For more details, click HERE Enjoy the weekend!