Well Philly we’ve made it to the last weekend of August and if you are not among those dipping your toes in the Jersey shore than we’ve found some events for you to enjoy right here in your own backyard. Have a great weekend!
Philadelphia Jerk Festival
Sunday August 28th – Fairmount Park
Philadelphia Jerk Festival is a family-oriented festival in it’s second year. The festival aims to showcase a broad variety of Caribbean Jerk foods, music, and culture, as well as providing lots of different activities, games and stalls, alongside top name artists.
The festival features a packed program of top quality live entertainment including Luciano, Assassin, and Leadpipe and Saddis, as well as a kids zone, costumed walkabouts, face paintings, souvenirs, arts, crafts, delicious authentic jerk cuisine, and an array of interactive fun for that ultimate festival experience.
For more information and to buy tickets visit the festival’s website.
Fourth Friday’s on Fabric Row
Friday August 26th 10pm-1am – South Street
Historically, Philadelphia’s Jewish garment district, Fabric Row has been a shopping destination for fabric and materials for over one hundred years. New boutiques, salons, tattoo shops and piercing studios join retail shops, and restaurants that have set up themselves between second- and third-generation fabric merchants to make 4th Street’s Fabric Row the City’s premier independent shopping strip.
Visit over fifty locally owned and operated businesses of Fabric Row where shopping local is a century-long tradition on Philadelphia’s South 4th Street. Drape yourself in vintage collectibles or unique designs from a wide selection of independent boutiques.
Fabric, food, fashion, framing, fitness, fun; 4th Street’s Fabric Row has you covered! For more information visit the website.
Smooth Jazz Summer Nights Series
Sunday August 26th – 7:30PM
The Smooth Jazz Summer Nights Series is in it’s 20th year and this Sunday is the last night to catch this FREE concert in the summer of 2016. Peabo Bryson, one of the premier male vocalists in contemporary music of the last quarter century, will be performing at 7:30PM sharp. For more information on Peabo visit his website.
It is recommended to arrive by 7PM to find seats and enjoy the show. You are able to bring your own chairs but they cannot be left alone. Alcohol is not permitted. For more information visit the DRWC’s website.