Events 6/29 – 7/4: Party on the Parkway, Philly Ice Cream Scoop, Historic Philly Block Party, Clark Park Music & Arts Festival, Mutter Beer Garden & More!

Some of the most interesting things happening across the region from Saturday, June 29th to Thursday, July 4th. Share your event by tweeting us @citywidestories or tagging us on Facebook.

The Philly Ice Cream Scoop 

Saturday, June 29th 

11 am – 5 pm 

Reading Terminal Market 

Cost: Pay as you go 

Get ready for delight in the LARGEST ice cream festival in America! Local independent ice cream businesses have partnered with Reading Terminal Market merchants to celebrate Philly’s rich ice cream heritage. Yum!


Roots2Rise Rooftop Yoga at the Free Library  

Saturday, June 29th 

10 – 11 am  

Free Library of Philadelphia 

1901 Vine St 

Cost: $5

Roots2Rise is bringing healing and wellness to the rooftop of the library! All proceeds go towards yoga and wellness programming in neighborhood branch library locations. Pay it forward by giving yourself the gift of practice and give others access to wellness programming throughout the city.


Clark Park Music and Arts Festival  

Saturday, June 29th 

11 am – 7 pm 

Clark Park  

43rd & Chester Ave

Cost: Free  

Enjoy a full day of music, local vendors and artists in West Philly. There is sure to be something for everyone! 


Historic Philly Block Party 

Sunday, June 30th 

12 – 7 pm 

Independence Mall 

5th & 6th St between Market and Chestnut 

Cost: Free 

At this year’s block party, there will be a variety of entertainment, food trucks and pop-up performances. The excitement includes diverse genres of music with a focus on strong female performers, educational elements, arts and entertainment, health and wellness, and of course plenty of food options! 


Wawa Hoagie Day  

Tuesday, July 2nd 

12 – 2 pm 

525 Arch St 

Cost: Free 

Like hoagies? Grab a free one on July 2nd on the lawns outside of the Independence Visitor Center and the National Constitution Center.


Summer Beer Garden at the Mutter

Wednesday, July 3rd 

6 – 10 pm 

Mütter Museum

19 South 22nd St

Cost: $12  

Celebrate Independence Day the proper way and visit the Mütter Museum for their Summer Beer Garden with full museum access, and seasonal sips in the Benjamin Rush Medicinal Garden.


Party on the Parkway 

Thursday, July 4th  

12 – 7 pm  

Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Cost: Free 

Celebrate America’s birthday with a day-long party filled with festivities for all ages. Indulge in diverse food offerings while enjoying entertainment on the Chill Moody Music Stage and the PA Lottery Philly Groove Stage.