Check out these must-see events for Memorial Day weekend in Philadelphia

BySam Stewart WPVI logo
Monday, May 27, 2024
Memorial Day events across Philadelphia region
Memorial Day events across Philadelphia region

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The unofficial start of summer is right around the corner!

Memorial Day Weekend is almost here, which means the City of Brotherly Love is gearing up for a jam-packed summer.

This year, Memorial Day falls on May 27.

As friends and families prepare for a long weekend, 6abc has gathered a list of must-see festivities to check out:


Several groups across Philadelphia held events on Saturday to remind people of the true meaning of Memorial Day.

- Memorial Day Celebration at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia (May 26)

- Memorial Day Ceremony at Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia (May 27)

- Memorial Day Taco Fest at Chaddsford Winery in Delaware County (May 25 - 27)

- Memorial Day Weekend at Sesame Place in Bucks County (May 25 - 26)

- Memorial Day Weekend at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia (May 25 - 27)

- Memorial Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia (May 25 - 27)


Parks on Tap is a traveling beer garden that will make 26 stops at 19 of Philadelphia's parks through the spring and summer.

- Parks on Tap, traveling beer garden, at Clark Park in Philadelphia (May 22 - 27)

- Once Upon A Nation Storytelling Benches return to Old City, Philadelphia (May 25 - 27)

- Philadelphia Cup Regatta in Penn's Landing (May 25)

- Festive Fridays: It's a Love Story at Longwood Gardens in Chester County (May 24)


The Rothman Orthopaedics Roller Rink is ready to greet skaters off all levels at the rink and the beer garden.

- (re)FOCUS: Philadelphia Focuses on Women in the Visual Arts (Open through May 31)

- Transformations: American Photographs from the 1970s at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (Open through July 7)

- The Art of the Brick at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia (Open through September 2)

- Rothman Orthopaedics Roller Rink at Dilworth Park in Philadelphia (Open April 19 - June 30)


Whether you're in a margarita mood or a boozy milkshake, these bars are offering great drinks on the go!

- Bok Bar in South Philadelphia (Opened April 11)

- Liberty Point in Philadelphia (Opened April 13)

- Morgan's Pier in Philadelphia (Opened April 18)

- PHS Pop Up Gardens on South Street and in Manayunk, Philadelphia (Opened March 29)

- Independence Beer Garden in the Historic District of Philadelphia (Opened April 17)

- Uptown Beer Garden in Center City, Philadelphia (Opened May 2)

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