Events 7/17-7/23: Parks on Tap, The Phila Orchestra Performs Harry Potter Score, Planted Pop-Up, Artists & The City and More!

Some of the most interesting things happening across the region from Wednesday, July 17th to Tuesday, July 23rd. Share your event by tweeting us @citywidestories or tagging us on Facebook.


Parks on Tap: The Discovery Center

July 17-21

Various times

Discovery Center

3401 Reservoir Dr

Cost: Pay as you go

Parks on tap is back in a new park this summer, the Discovery Center. Bring friends and enjoy some drinks while exploring one of the many great parks that Philly has to offer!


Summer Fest Live

Saturday, July 20th

2 – 6 pm

Xfinity Live!

1100 Pattison Ave

Cost: $35-90

Cool off with an unlimited sampling of 175+ of the best summer beers from over 75 breweries in your own custom stein, while enjoying live music throughout the day.


Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire w/ The Philadelphia Orchestra

Saturday, July 20th

8 – 10 pm

The Mann

5201 Parkside Ave

Cost:  $25-75

Justin Freer will conduct The Philadelphia Orchestra who will be performing the magical score from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™, while the entire film plays in high-definition on a 40-foot screen.


Philly Glow in The Dark Art Night

Saturday, July 20th

7 – 11 pm

Philly Art Collective

253 N 3rd St

Cost: Free / donations welcome

Are you ready to glow? Check out this interactive glow in the dark art exhibit featuring a host of visual artists and select musicians.


Planted Pop-Up Market + Plant Swap

Sunday, July 21st 

10 am – 3 pm

The Rail Park

1300 Nobel St

Cost: Pay as you go

Summer brings outdoor fun, a burst of flora, and the second Planted Pop-Up Market + Plant Swap! Share your love of plants with local artists at an environmental art market, find a new leafy friend at the plant swap, and learn how you can help keep the city green through local nonprofits.


Artists & The City: Conversations at Cherry Street Pier

Tuesday, July 23rd  

6 – 8 pm

Cherry Street Pier

121 N Columbus Blvd

Cost: Free

As creatives living a freelance life, are we preparing for our futures? How can cities be more artist-friendly? Come out to Cherry Street Pier for a conversation with artist-in-residence Stacey Wilson of Flygirrl and Nina Lyrispect Ball.