The weather is warming up, the sun is shining and things are happening all throughout Philly during June! With the help of Visit Philly, here are our top picks for events and happenings during this summer month:
Philly Beer Week, May 31st-June 9th: Philadelphia is hands down one of the best cities to drink beer in- no, really, the city has been called "the best beer drinking city in America". Living up to its name, Philly has a 10 day beer festival to celebrate its beer culture- including everyone from small home brewers to nationally known beer makers- with events all throughout the city for a beer enthusiast to partake in.
Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, June 6th: This semi-annual event is back! Be sure to stroll up and down West Philly's Baltimore Avenue to take advantage of a variety of $1 deals that will be offered. Some businesses that are down with offering some dollar deals this year include VIX Emporium, Dock Street Cannery, Loco Pez, Little Baby's Ice Cream and more!
PrideDay LGBT Parade & Festival, June 7th-9th: Philly has been celebrating pride for over 30 years, and its 31st event is no different, with live music, vendors, DJ's, food and a parade from the Gayborhood to Penn's Landing.
Odunde Festival, June 9th: The largest African American street festival on the East Coast is in its 44th year, happening at 23rd and South Streets and taking up the entire block, in celebration of the start of the Yoruba New Year. The Saturday festivities including music, dance and vendors to enjoy.
Night Market Festival in Overbook, June 20th: Everyone's favorite pop up food truck festival is headed to West Philadelphia on Thursday, June 20th! Centered around 63rd Street and Lancaster Avenue, head on down to experience the outdoor beer gardens, food trucks & other mobile vendors, as well as live performances scheduled.
Manayunk Arts Festival, June 22nd-23rd: Artists from around the country meet in this lovely part of the city to show off their works during the area's largest outdoor juried arts festival. Walk the length of Main Street while checking out a wide variety of jewelry, ceramics, woodworks, sculptures and more!
Wawa Welcome America Festival, June 29th-July 4th: Kick off the founding of our nation with everyone's favorite hoagie provider. The Wawa Welcome America festival is 6 says of concerts, fireworks, free museum admissions and more!