Mayday, Mayday, Where’s the Warm Weather?

Mayday, Mayday, Where’s the Warm Weather?

Despite the rain and chilly temperatures, Philly’s spring celebrations are still in full swing! Check out the list below for the Barach Group’s top 5 events to go to this weekend.

Society Hill Open House and Garden Tour

Society Hill’s 38th annual open house and garden tour gives guests the chance to tour 10 of the neighborhoods most impressive homes and gardens. Additionally, come check out our Society Hill open house at Abbotts Square, located at 200-210 Lombard Street, from 12-1 PM. This gorgeous 1 bed, 1 bath has an updated kitchen and bathroom, hardwood flooring, and a wood burning fireplace. Stop on by!

When: Sunday, May 22, 1 – 5 PM

Where: Society Hill

Cost: $30 in advance, $35 at the door

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Rittenhouse Row Festival

The Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival transforms Rittenhouse Square into an awesome one-day fest that is chock full of music, food, fashion events, outdoor shopping, and international entertainment.

When: Saturday, May 21, noon – 5 PM

Where: Broad to 19th Streets on Walnut Street

Cost: Free Admission


9th Street Italian Market Festival

The nation’s oldest outdoor market opens up for its annual celebration that features plenty of activities and live entertainment. Also, be sure to come with an appetite so that you can grub on homemade sausages, imported meats and cheeses, delicious cannoli, fresh pastas, and butcher-cut beef and poultry.

When: May 21-22, 11 AM – 6 PM

Where: 9th Street from Fitzwater to Federal streets

Cost: Free Admission


Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby and Arts Festival 

Stroll through the streets of Kensington and Fishtown to find an eclectic and unique mix of local musicians, artists, and food. Hang out for the derby portion, which takes place along a 3-mile urban obstacle course as it celebrates human-powered transit.

When: Saturday, May 21, Noon – 6 PM

Where: Trenton Avenue and E. Norris Street

Cost: Free Admission

Source: | Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia

Sausage Fest Philly

Sausage lovers, unite! This festival comes packed with sausage-based food from Undergrnd Donuts, Samosa Deb, The Flying Deutschman, and more. Beer from local breweries and wine will also be available. Ticket prices include a free beer token and a commemorative Sausage Fest beer glass.

When: Sunday, May 22, Noon – 6 PM

Where: 23rd Street Armory, 22 S. 23rd Street

Cost: $10-$35


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