Events 6/29-7/5: Red, White and Blue Happy Hours, Boozy Wooder Ice at Art in the Age, South Philly Kitchen Crawl, Yoga at Manayunk Bridge & More!

The latest and greatest things happening in Philly and Camden from Friday, June 29 to Thursday, July 5. Share your event by tweeting us @citywidestories or tagging us on Facebook.


No/New Rites – Marie Alarcón

Friday, June 29th

7:00 – 8:30 pm

Icebox Project Space

1400 N. American St.

Multimedia artist Marie Alarcón is the selected 2018 Leeway x Icebox artist-in-residence. Within this residency, they have curated exhibitions on diaspora, migration, and belonging, creating a space for fruitful public conversations on topics that affect all people of color in the United States. The culminating performance will feature an evening of new performances by Marie Alarcon in collaboration with SWARM, Petra Floyd, Wit Lopez, and Naya.


Red, White and Blue Happy Hours

Saturday, June 30th

5:00 – 7:00 pm

The Bourse Philly

111 S Independence Mall

Cost: Free

Red, White and Blue Happy Hours will be all over town, thanks to Wawa Welcome America. Check out this one being hosted at The Bourse, and maybe peep the redesigned food hall which will be debuting this summer.


Red, White, & Wooder Ice

Saturday June 30th – Sunday July 1st

12:00 – 7:00pm

Art in the Age

116 N. 3rd St.

Cost: Pay as you go

Art in the Age is creating their own version of Philadelphia’s favorite summer treat! Enjoy boozy wooder ice variations made with refreshing hints of hibiscus, pineapple and elderflower. Cocktails include Red: Strawberry Hibiscus Boulevardier, White: Piña Colada, and Blue: Berry Patch Lemon Drop.


The Philly Ice Cream Scoop

Saturday, June 30th

11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Reading Terminal Market

12th & Arch St.

Cost: Pay as you go

Not one, not two, but 14 different ice cream vendors will be at Reading Terminal Market ready to dole out scoops of your favorite flavor. Don’t miss out on other ice-cream related activities such as an ice-cream eating competition, arts and crafts, live music, and more!


Kensington Family Empowerment Expo

Saturday, June 30th

12:00 – 4:00 pm

Trenton Auburn Park

2200 E Auburn St.

Cost: Free

New Kensington Community Development Corporation is hosting this fun and educational family day. Families can come participate in activities, as well as find resources about job training, health care, criminal record expungement, and more. We also hear that there will be a FREE BBQ!


Kitchen Crawl: A Traveling Cocktail Party

Saturday, June 30th

3:00 – 6:00 pm

South Philly Food Co-op

2031 S. Juniper St.

Cost: $30 for co-op members; $40 for non-members

Participate in a traveling dinner party with the South Philly Co-op. Stops will be made at the homes of different co-op members to sample local Philly food and drink. Don’t miss this opportunity to interact with chefs, entrepreneurs, and fellow food enthusiasts!


Roots2Rise Yoga on the Manayunk Bridge

Sunday, July 1st

10:00 – 11:00 am

Manayunk Bridge

Manayunk Bridge Trail, Bala Cynwyd

Cost: $5 suggested donation

It wouldn’t be summer if we didn’t post about free outdoor yoga classes. Folks in Manayunk can do some sun salutations with Roots2Rise, a group that brings programming to folks all over Philadelphia, largely through Philadelphia Park and Recreation facilities. Sweat and support this program every Sunday at 10:00am.


Summer Spectacle in Camden

Monday, July 2nd – Friday, July 6th

Various performance times

Cooper’s Poynt Waterfront Park

801 Delaware Avenue, Camden NJ

Cost: Free

The Big Top comes to Camden! Join the Trenton Circus Squad for FREE family performances, featuring teens from Camden, Trenton, and surrounding areas.


POPS on the Parkway

Wednesday, July 4th

7:00 – 10:00 pm

Philadelphia Museum of Art

2600 Ben Franklin Pkwy

Cost: Free

Fireworks won’t be the only thing POPping on July 4th in Philly! Tony and Grammy winner Heather Headley will be joining The Philly POPS for a free performance before the city’s grand finale fireworks show.


Parks on Tap: Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

Thursday, July 5th

5:00 – 10:00 pm

Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

Horticultural & Lansdowne Drs, Philadelphia,

Cost: Pay as you go

Parks on Tap is here all summer, but will only be at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden between July 5th – 8th. Don’t miss the opening evening of this Parks on Tap location, and sip serenely in this beautiful setting!