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7 Things You Gotta’ Do Before May is Over

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7 Things You Gotta’ Do Before May is Over

Philly Beer Week

May 29th – June 7th | Various Locations

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Established in 2008, it’s the largest beer celebration of its kind in America, featuring hundreds of festivals, dinners, tours, pub crawls, tastings and meet-the-brewer nights to area bars, restaurants and other locations throughout Greater Philadelphia. Since our founding, nearly 100 other cities worldwide have copied Philadelphia’s success to launch their own beer weeks. Philly Beer Week highlights the region’s diverse beer scene – its world-class breweries, neighborhood taverns, trend-setting restaurants and rich beer culture and history.


Independence After Hours

May 29th | 5:30 pm | Independence Hall


If you are looking for an exclusive, unforgettable experience during your visit, purchase tickets to Independence After Hours before they sell out! The only tour of its kind, Independence After Hours takes you on a realistic journey back to 1776. After an 18th-century-inspired dinner at historic City Tavern, and a visit by Thomas Jefferson, the group sneaks into Independence Hall where they eavesdrop on Jefferson, John Adams, and Benjamin Franklin discussing the Declaration of Independence.


Roots Picnic

May 30th | 11 am | Penn’s Landing


The Roots Picnic by Philly’s own legendary Roots Crew throws this annual music festival that draws some of the biggest names in music as well as talented up-and-comers. For fans of music this is one event you’ll want to be at.


Art Star Pop Up Market

May 30th | 11 am – 4 pm | Spruce St. Harbor Park


Art Star Pop Up Market will be back at Spruce Street Harbor Park this Summer Season! The Market will take place every Saturday from May 23rd – September 26th from 11-4pm and will feature the work of up to 20 curated art + craft vendors.  Each participating vendor will be set up al fresco style under a tree lined walkway within the popular park.


Deschutes Brewery Presents: The World’s Largest Pop Up Beer Garden

May 30th | 12-10 pm | Headhouse Square Shambles


For one night in Philly an out-of-state brewery will outshine all Philly area breweries with what is being billed as the world’s largest pop-up beer garden.  Deschutes Brewery which is based in Bend, Oregon has organized a national tour featuring 40 taps of their finest beer. This national tour will be making its East Coast debut at South Street’s Headhouse Square Saturday, May 30th from noon to 10 pm.


International Great Beer Expo

May 30th | 12:30 pm – 5 pm | Philadelphia Navel Yard

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International Beer Festival This beer tasting event will feature an incredible variety of beers from some of the finest U.S. and international breweries while raising money for the Committee To Benefit The Children. This local Philly charity provides resources for the treatment and care of children with cancer, leukemia and serious blood disorders. 25 Countries/75+ International Brewers/200+ Beers Be there to experience the flavors of award-winning breweries from countries across the globe – from highly acclaimed beers from Belgium,


Punk Rock Flea Market

May 31st | 11 am | Spruce St. Harbor Park


A rotating selection of hundreds of different vendors from R5 Production’s bi-annual “Punk Rock Flea Market”. Expect a wide and diverse range of vendors selling vintage goods, local crafts, used records, bicycles, new apparel, jewelry and lots more. Vendor lists will be posted before every weekend.

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