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58 Things TO DO in Philadelphia During the Week and on the Weekned

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There’s no pumping the brakes on this week’s list of things to do. Philly rides into the first full week of May with a set of exciting spring fests and plenty of ways to celebrate the important ladies in your life.

Warm-weather festivities continue as everyone’s favorite roving beer garden, Parks On Tap, makes camp on the Schuylkill Banks (Wednesday through Sunday).

Prepare for wacky races and straight-up shenanigans during the Kensington Derby and Arts Festival (Saturday).

Celebrate the important women in your life with plenty of Mother’s Day dining specials and events, including the Mother’s Day Gospel Celebration at The Liacouras Center (Sunday).

Get crafty this weekend as more than 100 artists and vendors set up shop at the Rittenhouse Square Fine Craft Show (Friday through Sunday) and Spring Art Star Craft Bazaar at Cherry Street Pier (Saturday and Sunday)

Montco parties hard this week with celebrations like the Greek OPA! Festival 2024 in Elkins Park (Thursday through Saturday) and the Main Line Outdoor Beer & Wine Festival in Ardmore (Saturday).

And Sean Paul turns up the temperature at The Fillmore (Friday), while Hoziertakes us to church right across the river at Freedom Mortage Pavillion (Sunday).

Plus, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Month events continue throughout May at attractions like The Franklin Institute (Saturday) and World Cafe Live (Saturday).

Put some spring in your step. Book the Visit Philly Overnight Package and get free hotel parking and choose-your-own-adventure perks, including tickets to The Art of the Brick at The Franklin Institute, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, or the National Constitution Center and the Museum of the American Revolution. Or kick back and relax with the new Visit Philly 3-Day Stay hotel package, which includes buy-two-get-one-free hotel nights at participating hotels.

Below, find the best things to do in Philadelphia this week and weekend, May 6-12, 2024.