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Juneteenth Events in Center City

Celebrate the historic and liberating holiday of Juneteenth in Center City at one of the many arts and cultural institutions hosting events this week. There’s everything from jazz performances to free museum admission and a celebratory block party taking place right here in downtown Philadelphia. See below for Juneteenth happenings.


Parkway Central Library: A String, Sing, Story & Musical Thing for Juneteenth! | June 17 | 5:30 p.m. | 1901 Vine Street


City Winery: A Juneteenth Concert with The Baylor Project | June 18 | 7 p.m. | 990 Filbert Street


Chris’ Jazz Cafe: V. Shayne Frederick & The New Class: A Juneteenth Celebration | June 18 | 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. | 1421 Sansom Street


African American Museum in Philadelphia: Juneteenth Block Party/ Free Museum Day | June 19 | 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. | 701 Arch Street


Philadelphia Museum of Art: Juneteenth Friday Night Lounge | June 21 | 5 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. | 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

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20 Outdoor Bars and Restaurants to Try

Enjoying a cool breeze with a cold drink in hand can make the summertime heat more bearable. Plus, discounted pricing during CCD SIPS Wednesdays and daily after-work happy hours make evenings out in Center City even sweeter. From rooftops and patios to beer gardens and hidden gems, here’s a sample of outdoor spots you don’t want to miss this season.


1225 Raw Sushi & Sake Lounge | 1225 Sansom Street


Attico | 219 S. Broad Street


Harper’s Garden | 31 S. 18th Street


The Morris | 225 S. 8th Street


Patchwork | 1620 Chancellor Street


Retail Events Happening in June

Center City offers a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. On one corner you can find a locally owned boutique offering hand-selected international garments and on the next, a charming maker’s market chock-full with rare finds. See below for upcoming retail happenings and visit our Shop page regularly for more great events.


Barnes & Noble: Pride Panel with LGBTQ Reads | June 19 | 6 p.m. | 1708 Chestnut Street


Dilworth Park: Philadelphia Marketplace | Fridays and Saturdays, now through June 29 | 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.| 1 S. 15th Street


Hyatt Centric Philadelphia: Pride Maker’s Market | June 22 | 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. | 1620 Chancellor Street


L. Priori Jewelry: Summer Speaker Series | June 26 | 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | 1719 Chestnut Street


DVINITI Skin Care: Rooftop Sip n’ Shop Wellness Workshop | June 30 | 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. |1500 Locust Street