Jun 10, 2022 - Things to Do

4 major events in Philadelphia this weekend

Dancers dancing in the street during the Odunde Festival
People dancing on the street during a previous Odunde Festival. Photo courtesy of A. Ricketts/Visit Philadelphia

🎊 Odunde, the largest African American festival in the country, returns in-person for the first time since the pandemic this Sunday from 10am-8pm.

  • It'll span 18th-24th Streets along South Street, and 23rd and Naudain Streets to Grays Ferry Avenue and Christian Street.
  • Enjoy live entertainment and more than 100 vendors providing food, drinks and arts and crafts, among other things.

πŸ›€οΈ Rail Park Block Party kicks off this Saturday from 2-8pm. The Spring Arts District's Noble Street closes down for the free block party. There will be live music, art installations, and guided meditation.

🌷The Philadelphia Flower Show is back for the second year in South Philly at FDR Park, starting Saturday from 10am-8pm. It runs for a week.

  • You can buy tickets at the gate or on the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society website. Prices range from $25 to $50, depending on age. Packages are also available.

❀️ The free LoveFromPhilly Festival comes to the Ben Franklin Parkway this Saturday from noon-10pm with live performances, film screenings, and food vendors.

  • Performances include Cosmo Baker, Rich Medina, and West Philly Orchestra
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