Events 6/14-6/20: Rosé Garden at Fork, The Rail Park Turns One, Pizzadelphia II, Solstice & Strawberry Moon Rowboating & More!

Some of the most interesting things happening across the region from Friday, June 14th to Thursday, June 20th. Share your event by tweeting us @citywidestories or tagging us on Facebook.


Friday Night Rumba   

Friday, June 14th

8 – 11 pm

Imperfect Gallery  

5539 Germantown Ave

Cost: Free

Rumbas are gatherings of people of all ages and nationalities, united by their love of Cuban folklore. Come out to drum, sing and dance, this is not a performance, it’s an experience. Rumbas are free and open to the public!


Rosé Garden

Friday, June 14th

5:30 – 10:00pm

Fork Restaurant

Cost: Pay as you go

Enjoy a rotating selection of rosé wines from around the world, all available by the glass, in a weekly changing flight, or by the bottle, complemented by a menu of rosé-infused and rosé-friendly cuisine from Fork’s acclaimed kitchen. Sip on your rosé in a literal rose garden, surrounded by photo-friendly flowers.


The Rail Park Birthday Party!

Friday, June 14th

6 – 8 pm

The Patio

500 N 10th St

Cost: Pay as you go

The Rail Park is turning one! Join Friends of The Rail Park as they celebrate in style. Enjoy summer fun at The Patio, a unique outdoor lounge and urban oasis nestled under the viaduct just two blocks from the entrance to the Rail Park.


Words on Wheels  

Saturday, June 15th

10 am – 3 pm  

Tree House Books  

1430 W Susquehanna Ave

Cost: Free

Join Tree House Books for their first summer book distribution for Words on Wheels. Bring your bike, wagon, and other wheeled-mode-of-transportation and help bring over 1200 books to families in and around Tree House Books.


Beyond Borders and Binaries: A Conversation and Workshop  

Saturday, June 15th

2 – 5 pm  

Asian Arts Initiative

1219 Vine St

Cost: Free

Hear from panelists about their lived experiences and their work in countering state violence. The talk will be followed by a bookmaking activity led by the Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary project, in which participants will respond to existing headlines and archival materials to rewrite media narratives.


Community Gardens Day  

Saturday, June 15th  

10 am – 2 pm

Various Locations

Cost: Free

Across the city, more than 50 vibrant and unique community gardens and shared open spaces will be blooming with exciting activities for all ages — from garden tours, workshops, and demonstrations, to music, kids’ activities and BBQs.


Pizzadelphia II  

Saturday, June 15th

12 – 4 pm

Pizzadelphia Fest

Broad and Intrepid Ave

Cost: $40  

Come out to Philly’s only pizza festival, for your chance to taste why Philly Pizza is the best in the country. This year is bigger and better than ever with more local restaurants and brands participating than ever before.


Solstice & Strawberry Moon Rowboating

Thursday, June 20th

7 – 10 pm

Bartram’s Garden  

5400 Lindbergh Blvd

Cost: Free

Venture out onto the water in illuminated skiffs built by Philly youth and take in the wonders of the Schuylkill River by moonlight while enjoying sounds by DJ DuiJi 13. Telescopes are available for night sky viewing and refreshments are available as well.