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5 Things to Do in Philadelphia this Summer

June 12, 2023

The warm days and long nights are upon us, and the city is bursting with fun activities. Located in the heart of Schuylkill Yards, Avira luxury rentals is the perfect central point for your summertime adventures. Whether you are looking to relax by the waterfront or seeking a thrilling adventure, Philly offers it all. Here is a list of 5 exciting events to explore in Philadelphia to kick start your summer.

Center City District SIPS!
Every Wednesdays, June 7th – August 30th 5PM-7PM 

Sip and mingle at Philly’s beloved happy hour tradition. Mark your calendars for the highly anticipated return on June 7th running all summer long until August 30th. There will be over 70 bars and restaurants participating serving up happy hour specials from 5pm-7pm on Wednesdays! It’s a chance to explore some of the best restaurants in Philadelphia while enjoying unbeatable prices. Get ready to discover all that Philadelphia has to offer, one sip at a time.

Yoga in the Yard with Gwen Lewis
Weekly on Mondays 6PM – 7PM
Drexel Square  

Every Monday, join Gwen, a yoga teacher from West Philly, for a free Vinyasa yoga class at Drexel Square. Bring your own mat and get ready to flow to the sounds of soft R&B music. For a full hour experience a full-body workout that will leave you feeling energized and ready to tackle the week ahead in the beautiful setting of Drexel Square, just moments from Avira luxury rentals.

Acoustic Lunch Hour with Skylyne Music Group
Bi-Weekly on Tuesdays from 12:00PM-1:30PM
Drexel Square

Embrace the spirit of summer with an exhilarating collection of musical performances! Every other Tuesday at lunchtime, Skylyne Music Group presents an extraordinary summer acoustic series in the heart of Drexel Square. This captivating event showcases Philadelphia’s most talented up-and-coming artists. Take a refreshing break from your work routine and bop to the musical delights to elevate your lunchtime experience. 

Weekly Movie Nights at Sunset Social
Weekly on Wednesdays 7PM
Sunset Social

And…Action! Experience the ultimate movie nights at Sunset Social, located atop Philadelphia’s Cira Green. Every Wednesday, join their vibrant community for outdoor screenings of blockbuster films under the stars. Bring your chairs, blankets, and snacks, and get cozy up to enjoy the season’s top movie picks, like Top Gun and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Don’t miss the cinematic adventures right in your city’s backyard. Pets are welcome too!

Independence Blue Cross Riverrink Summerfest is in full swing!
Now – through September 24
101 South Columbus Boulevard

Philly’s long-standing waterfront tradition is in full effect! With an outdoor roller rink, boardwalk games and rides, this is the ultimate June activity to kick off the summer for all ages. Treat yourself to delicious food and drinks that will satisfy every craving. Don’t forget to hop on the iconic 60-foot Ferris wheel for a nostalgic summer vibe as you take in the city views and smell the sweet aroma of funnel cakes fill the air. This is the perfect kick-off for your summer in Philly!

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