What you can do for free in Philly

 There is only one thing not free in Philly: Philly Cheese Steaks. We have all the free events here for you. 


1. A New Nation's Making: Freedom and Slavery in the President's House. The site of the nation's first executive mansion commemorates the lives of nine enslaved Africans... At the site of the nation's first executive mansion, where Presidents George Washington and John Adams lived and served, The President's House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation explores the paradox of freedom and slavery.


2. In Philadelphia, the South Street Spring Festival is one of the biggest street festivals of the year. South Street is transformed into a marketplace as folks enjoy an outdoor shopping, drinking and dancing day. Outside vendors partner up with South Street-area restaurants and popular city food trucks to serve a variety of delicious culinary offerings.


3.  Summerfest at Blue Cross RiverRink. The Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest area turns into Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest when the snow melts. There's a boathouse-style lodge, a roller rink, a play area for kids, and food and drinks available at the venue's warm-weather version, which boasts a carnival-like atmosphere.A lounge chair and picnic table are available at an urban beach area overlooking the Delaware River. Those looking to catch some rays will also find plenty of sun-soaked seats thanks to beach umbrellas. It is free and open to the public to attend Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest. Roller skating, mini-golf, games, rides and concessions are pay-as-you-go. ​ From May 6 through September 25, 2022, Summerfest will be open seven days a week.