Savor the Summer with Philly Festivities

Don’t miss out on the fun, see what Philly has to offer in the month of August

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The Oval

Now until August 20th every Wednesday through Sunday The Oval is back on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway where you can enjoy some of the usual activities like shaded beer gardens, community movie nights, over-sized games and much more. There will also be live musical performances as well as varying fitness classes open to the public. What’s new this year is an inventive and immersive art installation with focuses on the unfamiliar aspects of Philadelphia culture, as well as an evolving mural which everyone is invited to add to. With movie nights, family nights, days for fitness and the arts, no matter when you go you’re sure to find some way to have fun at Oval! More information can be found here: http://uwishu.nu/2u9cQDf

 

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Free Yoga on Race St. Pier

Everyday until November 12th you can attend a yoga class completely free! Get there early and pick your spot overlooking the beautiful Race Street Pier and the Delaware River. There are classes every Monday through Friday at 7:00 am, as well as every Monday through Thursday at 6:00 pm. Classes are also offered on Saturdays and Sundays at 9:30 am. Be sure to make it to a special Solstice class or the Twilight yoga class. The next one is coming up on August 7th at 8:30 pm. Directions and more information can be found here: http://bit.ly/2qrFjy2

 

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Broadway Philadelphia Presents: Wicked

Back in Philadelphia by popular demand, the Broadway musical Wicked will be playing at the Academy of Music from July 26th until August 27th. Dive into the wonderful world of Oz, and immerse yourself in the story of the land before Dorothy and her lovable crew. Tickets start from $29 dollars and the show is well worth the ticket price. There’s also a wonderful coupon for a three-course meal at the award winning restaurant Volvér, perfect for before of after your viewing. More information about the play and where to purchase tickets can be found here: http://bit.ly/2v47qcQ

 

28517370401_e1d10fc35b_b copyFountain Farmer’s Market

Every Wednesday until November 22nd the Fountains Farmers’ Market will be hosted by Farm to City from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Feel a sense of community as you shop for locally grown produce. Stock up on fresh produce, cheese, and eggs, which is only a small selection that the Fountain Farmers’ Market has to offer. Don’t forget to stop and enjoy the sweet Amish-baked goods as well! Located on 11th St. & Tasker St., stop by and invest in the goods up until Thanksgiving! For more information about the market visit: http://bit.ly/2u8BSmG

 

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Spruce Street Harbor Park

Now until October 1st enjoy the urban beach that is Spruce Street Harbor Park. Returning for its fourth year, this adored pop-up park lets visitors enjoy a handful of activities. From savoring food on its floating restaurant or quenching your thirst with cool drafts from the beer garden there is much to do in this charming location. Engage in a fierce game of bocce, ping pong, and shuffleboard under the vibrant LED lighting that hangs from treetops. Or if you would rather relax, find a hammock to lounge on and enjoy the festivities going on around you. No matter what, Spruce Street Harbor Park has much to offer to its visitors and never fails to entertain. For more information visit: http://vstphl.ly/2rXUmRV

 


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