FYI Philly's Annual Summer Fun Special

This weekend on FYI Philly, it's our annual summer fun special!

Consider us your go-to guide for cool things to do when the heat gets high. From fun in the sun to air-conditioned comfort, we have places to play for both kids and adults! And we have a chance to win VIP tickets to a legendary show!

FYI Philly airs Saturdays at 7 p.m. This week's encore show airs at Sunday at 1 a.m. Here are the details on this week's features:

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It's the 28th annual Manayunk Arts Festival featuring art of all kinds.

MANYUNK ARTS FESTIVAL
The Manayunk Arts Festival is kicking off its 28th annual gathering of artists from across the country from June 24-25. Jeannette Reyes has a preview of what you can find on Main Street at the tri-state's largest outdoor, juried arts festival.
Event details and info
Saturday, June 24: 11M - 7PM
Sunday, June 25: 11AM - 6PM

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The Zoo has a new exhibit that might make it the coolest spot in Philly this summer.

WINTER IS HERE ... AT THE PHILLY ZOO
Philadelphia Zoo is always a hot destination for the family. But this summer, it's going to be the coolest spot in the city. Winter is the Zoo's newest exhibit, and Cecily Tynan gives us the snowy forecast at America's first zoo.

Philadelphia Zoo
3400 W Girard AVE, Philadelphia
215-243-1100
Website | Facebook

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6 Flags Great Adventure is unveiling some new thrills.

HOP A RIDE AT SIX FLAGS
Melissa Magee previews the hottest new ride this summer coming to Six Flags Great Adventure, along with the 14 roller coasters, safari adventures and a 45-acre water park.

Six Flags Great Adventure

1 Six Flags Blvd, Jackson, NJ 08527
(732) 928-2000
Website | Facebook | Twitter

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A vacant lot in Univ. City is turned into a garden blooming with brews & a tex mex menu.

PHS ADDS NEW POP-UP IN U-CITY
Philadelphia Horticultural Society has a new pop-up beer garden for the summer, located inside a vacant lot turned into a garden blooming with craft brews and a delicious Tex-Mex menu.

PHS Popup Garden/University City
University City Square, 36th and Filbert Streets
215-988-8800
U-City pop-up
PHS Popup Garden/South Street
15th & South Streets
PHS on Facebook | Instagram:
@phsgardening Twitter: @PHSgardening

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There's a gym in Oaks, PA, where you can learn the ropes without the risk.

PHILADELPHIA ROCK GYM
Looking to add a little adventure to your workout or maybe something fun to do with the family? Philadelphia Rock Gyms combines both with rock climbing fun for everyone. Melissa Magee scales an indoor cliff to get the story.
PRG
Locations in Oaks, Coatesville, East Falls and Wyncote
877-822-ROPE
Website | Facebook

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The main fountain at Longwood garden has undergone a complete restoration.

LONGWOOD GARDENS DOCUMENTARY
Flowing Water Documentary (Saturday, July 15th, 7-8pm on 6abc)
Presented at Longwood Gardens Founders Weekend, July 13-15
Showing outdoors in the Orchard 7:30 p.m., BYOC (bring your own chair)
Longwood events and performances

Longwood Gardens: A Summer of Spectacle (Timed Tickets required)
1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square
610.388.1000
Longwood's Summer Spectacle

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The region is home to more than 500 miles of trails.

CIRCUIT TRAILS
Time to hit the trails! The region is home to a growing network called Circuit Trails. And you can win a new Fuji bike just by pledging to explore them.

Circuit Trails Challenge
Two winners will take home a new FUJI bike in the Circuit Trails Challenge. Just bike or run 500 miles or walk 100 miles between now and Sept. 10. Enter here through Tuesday, June 20:
http://circuittrails.org/ | Enter to win a Fuji bicycle

DUNKIN DONUTS SUMMER OF PERKS
Our friends at Dunkin Donuts are serving up a summer of perks, featuring a daily deal every day of the week!

Dunkin Donuts DD Perks
Enroll & download the app

Old City Eats
Thur. 5-8 p.m. through August 31st
More than 25 participating restaurants and bars (click on link below for full list) will offer at least one half-priced appetizer and at least one $4 beer featuring Penn Beer and one $5 cocktail.
Old City Eats events

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Crayola Experience in Easton is a must see for the little ones.

THE CRAYOLA EXPERIENCE
Summer is all about day trips with the family. At Crayola Experience in Easton, you can create your own crayon and see how they're made.
Crayola Experience
30 Centre Square, Easton, PA 18042
(610) 515-8000
Website | Facebook

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Alicia Vitarelli gets a tour of the new LEGOLAND Discovery Center and she brings along a tough customer for a true review.

LEGOLAND DISCOVERY CENTER
Alicia Vitarelli gets a tour of the new LEGOLAND Discovery Center and she brings along a tough customer for a true review. Watch Alicia and her daughter Priscilla do some creative building in Plymouth Meeting.

LEGOLAND Discovery Center
Plymouth Meeting Mall, Unit #1055
500 W Germantown Pike
LEGOLAND Website

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The Walnut Street Theatre is taking us back to the days of disco.

LOVE ARTS: WALNUT STREET THEATRE'S SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
Thru July 16th, the Walnut Street Theatre is taking us back to the days of disco with a new production of the classic Saturday Night Fever and .and we're giving away VIP vouchers to the show!
Saturday Night Fever
825 Walnut Street Philadelphia
215-574-3550
Showtimes and tickets | Facebook

Enter to win a VIP Voucher for two to attend the show: VIP Tickets Sweepstakes

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In this week's Shelter Me, we meet former shelter dogs who have been given a second chance and a job.

SHELTER ME
In this week's Shelter Me, we meet former shelter dogs who have been given a second chance and a job.
Throw Away Dogs
Website | Facebook


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