Aug 19, 2022 - Things to Do

Weekender: Salsa dancing, festivals and pierogies

Anthony Norman sits on a bed on a stage in "Dear Evan Hansen."
Anthony Norman in "Dear Evan Hansen." Photo courtesy of Evan Zimmerman for MuphyMade

💃🏽 The Salsa and Bachata Dance Party will feature free dance lessons and a salsa band from 7-10pm on Friday at LOVE Park.

ğŸŽ¤ Get out your lawn chairs and blankets to watch free performances of "Dreamgirls" in Malcolm X Park in West Philly at 7pm on Friday, and 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

🪕 The Philadelphia Folk Festival runs through Sunday and features dozens of artists at the Old Pool Farm in Montgomery County.

  • Tickets vary depending on the day and package.

🐕 Dog Day of Summer in Manayunk will feature activities geared toward your four-legged friends, including a puppy park, caricatures and "paw readings." Plus, take advantage of sales and specials at select businesses and restaurants.

  • Saturday from 11am-4pm in Manayunk.

ğŸŽ‰ Multicultural festivals are lined up for this weekend at Penn's Landing:

  • Saturday: Festival of India, noon-7pm
  • Sunday: Caribbean Festival, noon-8pm

🥟 The Port Richmond Pierogi Fest is from noon-6pm on Sunday. Enjoy dozens of vendors selling pierogies, drinks and crafts at Gaul and Co. Malt House.

ğŸŽ­ Catch a showing of the musical "Dear Evan Hansen" playing at the Forrest Theatre through Aug. 28.

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