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    With temperatures rising, happy hours getting earlier, days getting longer, and those vacation hours dying to be used, it's hard to stay in the house in the summertime. One huge summer staple is the outdoor festival, and here at PFG, we loooove a good summer festival! That's why we've put together a list of some of the top festivals coming to our area this summer season; be it food, music or art, if you can enjoy it outside, we've got it covered here. Check back all season long, as we'll be up-to-date with the latest summer spectaculars.

     

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    OUTDOORS
    Night Market
    The Food Trust
    July 1st, 2017 - October 5th, 2017

    Night Market - May 11th - October 5th

     

    Night Market Philadelphia, the city’s premier street food festival, returns for its seventh season with it's opening date in the Northeast. The popular food truck festival is a roving food event spotlighting Philly’s best hangouts and cuisine. Inspired by Asia’s lively outdoor markets, Night Market events celebrate up-and-coming neighborhoods and showcase Philadelphia's diverse food and drinks and vibrant arts and culture scene.

     

    For more on Night Market, including all the dates for their 2017 season, head here!

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    SUMMER
    Summer of Spectacle
    Longwood Gardens
    May 27th, 2017 - September 30th, 2017

    Summer of Spectacle - May 27th - September 30th

     

    The summer garden event of the year is back for another season! The beloved Longwood Gardens Main Garden Fountain is back to it's summer performance schedule, wowing audiences with it's spectacular lights display. Throughout the summer, the Main Fountain will feature themed performances with music from The Beatles, Broadway, Swing and more! Situated against the backdrop of the expansive Longwood Gardens, it's hard to imagine a more beautiful place to spend a summer evening.

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    DANCE
    Come Together Dance Festival, produced by Koresh Dance Company
    Koresh Dance Company
    August 16th, 2017 - August 20th, 2017

    Come Together Dance Festival - August 16th - August 20th

     

    Join Koresh Dance Company and the Suzanne Roberts Theatre for the 4th Annual Come Together Dance Festival! Celebrating diversity and creativity in the dance community, this show brings together dancers, dance innovators, and emerging artists. The best part? This event is one of our Funsavers this week!

     
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    KIDS
    Kidchella 2017
    Smith Memorial Playground and...
    June 16th, 2017 - August 18th, 2017

    Kidchella 2017 - August 18th

     

    Too young for Bonnaroo? No problem! Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse has got you covered with the hottest ticket music festival of the summer, Kidchella! Returning for it's fourth summer on July 21st and August 18th, Kidchella 2017 will include food trucks from local vendors, a Youth Arts Zone, and of course, a music mainstage featuring performances from acclaimed children's music artists. The best part? This event is a Funsaver, meaning you and your family can attend for 1/2 the price! 

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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Battle of the Burger
    Philadelphia Magazine
    August 24th, 2017

    Battle of the Burger - August 24th

     

    If you love food and competition, then this festival is for you! Head to the Piazza at Schmidt's Commons on Thursday, August 24th for the Battle of the Burger! Six Philadelphia and Philadelphia-area resturants go head-to-head for the title of Best Burger. While they feel the heat of the kitchen cook-off, you get to enjoy unlimited burger samples, live music, games, Budwiser and more.  

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    SUMMER
    Summer of Spectacle
    Longwood Gardens
    May 27th, 2017 - September 30th, 2017
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    DANCE
    Come Together Dance Festival, produced by Koresh Dance Company
    Koresh Dance Company
    August 16th, 2017 - August 20th, 2017
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    MUSIC
    GLBL VLLG JAM
    GLBL VLLG
    August 3rd, 2017 - August 31st, 2017
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    KIDS
    Kidchella 2017
    Smith Memorial Playground and...
    June 16th, 2017 - August 18th, 2017
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    FREE
    Super Solar Saturday: Family, Friends & Art Day
    Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    August 19th, 2017
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    LGBTQ+
    JUICE: A Summer Day Party for LGBTQ Womxn
    Her Philly MOVES
    August 19th, 2017
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    CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
    Bead Fest Philadelphia
    FW Media
    August 16th, 2017 - August 20th, 2017
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    FREE
    Financial Fitness Festival with The Berenstain Bears
    Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union
    August 23rd, 2017
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Battle of the Burger
    Philadelphia Magazine
    August 24th, 2017
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    FILM
    Camp Blood - Part 3 - Two Nights of Classic 80s 35mm Slasher Film Drive-In Triple Features
    The Mahoning Drive-In Theater
    August 25th, 2017 - August 27th, 2017
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Philadelphia Obon Festival
    Shofuso Japanese House and Garden
    August 27th, 2017
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Hava Nagrilla
    Hava Nagrilla
    August 27th, 2017
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    UKRAINIAN FOLK FESTIVAL – 26th Annual
    Ukrainian American Sport Center
    August 27th, 2017
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Cannstatter Volksfest
    Cannstatter Volksfest Verein and...
    September 3rd, 2017 - September 2nd, 2017
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    OUTDOORS
    Long's Park Art Festival
    Long's Park Amphitheatre
    September 1st, 2017 - September 3rd, 2017

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