Events 8/3-8/9: Night Market, Deco on the Delaware, Brasil Summerfest, 2nd St. Festival & More!

The latest and greatest things happening in Philly and Camden from Friday, August 3 to Thursday, August 9. Share your event by tweeting us @citywidestories or tagging us on Facebook.


Tidal Schuylkill Boat Parade 2018

Friday, August 3rd

7 – 9 pm

Bartram’s Garden

5400 Lindbergh Blvd.

Cost: Free

Don’t miss this floating parade happening at Bartram’s Garden Community Boathouse! Anyone with anything that floats is welcome to participate in the Tidal Schuylkill Boat Parade. Enjoy music, food trucks, art activities, and a procession from Spiral Q! Sea you there!


Deco on the Delaware

Saturday, August 4th

11 am – 5 pm

Glen Foerd on the Delaware

5001 Grant Ave.

Cost: GA $45, Children under 12 Free

It’s time to dust off your flapper dress and skimmer hat because the banks of the Delaware River are going back in time to the 1920s! You can expect tunes from the era, plus dancing and vintage-inspired cocktails. Proceeds from the event will benefit Glen Foerd’s environmental education programs.


Faemily Table: Philadelphia!

Saturday, August 4th

7 – 9 pm

1220 S 51st St.

Cost: Suggested donation of $13-39

Travel with K is for Kitchen to the not so distant land of Philadelphia! At the latest installment of  Faemily Table there will be cheesesteaks, sourdough soft pretzels, and water ice (made with locally grown summer-stone-fruit). The rest of the menu will be whatever the city’s gardens and farms are growing! Come out for a delicious twist on some Philly classics!


Peach Festival at Woodford Mansion

Saturday, August 4th

12 – 2 pm

Woodford Mansion

33rd St & Dauphin Dr., E Fairmount Park

Cost: Free

Join East Fairmount Park Coalition for a Peach Festival at the beautiful Woodford Mansion! Celebrate this seasonal fruit with refreshments, games, live music, tours of the mansion, open beehives, and more.


2nd Street Festival: 10th Anniversary!

Sunday, August 5th

12 – 10 pm

2nd St.

Between Green St. and Germantown Ave.

Cost: Free

You won’t want to miss the biggest block party in Philadelphia! 2nd Street Festival is back for the 10th year in a row and will be packed with three music stages, ten beer gardens, food trucks, and a pop-up market from Art Star.


ACANA Festival

Sunday, August 5th

2 – 8 pm

The Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing

101 Columbus Blvd.

Cost: Free

The African Cultural Alliance of North America Inc. (ACANA) is hosting an outdoor concert experience that brings artists, groups, and dance troupes from around the African continent to perform. You can also expect to find some delicious African food, as well as arts-and-crafts vendors.


Summer in the City 2018 Music Festival in the Park

Tuesday, August 7th

5:30 pm

Sheila L. Roberts Park

6th & Washington St., Camden, NJ

Cost: Free

There is nothing better than listening to live music outside in the summer! Come out to see the Ingram Brothers live in concert at Sheila L. Roberts Park. Not only will you get to listen to some sweet tunes, but there will be free water ice, bubble fun, and face painting! Enjoy some free summer fun for the whole family in Camden!


Brasil Summerfest Philadelphia  

Wednesday, August 8th

7 – 11 pm

World Cafe Live

3025 Walnut St.

Cost: $20

Brasil Summerfest, the largest international Brazilian music & arts festival in the world, pays a visit to Philadelphia with artists Xenia França, Ava Rocha, NEGRO LEO and DJ Eduardo Brechó! Come out for an evening of great music and Brazilian beats.


Louis Bluver Outdoor Movie Series: Parent Trap

Wednesday, August 8th

8:30 – 11 pm  

Fringe Arts

140 N Christopher Columbus Blvd.

Cost: Free

Enjoy a night of double trouble with this Lindsay Lohan classic. Grab a blanket, some snacks and a pal or two and prepare to be transported to a summer camp filled with pranks, complicated handshakes and twin antics!


Night Market – Kensington

Thursday, August 9th

6 – 10 pm

Frankford Ave. & York St.

Cost: Pay as you go

Get ready for an evening of scrumptious eats, heavenly treats and sick beats. Night Market comes to Kensington with some new vendors, such as Dim Sum House, Puyero Venezuelan Flavor and Double Trouble Waffles and French Toast. Make sure to arrive with full wallets and empty bellies, because you’ll want to try a taste of everything!