The calendar on this page displays upcoming special events that have permits from the City.
Jun10EventDisability Pride Parade & Festival11:00 am to 4:00 pmBenjamin Franklin Parkway, Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA, USAEvent
Disability Pride Parade & FestivalJune 10, 202311:00 am to 4:00 pm, 5 hoursBenjamin Franklin Parkway, Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA, USAmapCelebrate Disability Pride Week with a parade and street festival on June 10th. The parade kicks off at 11 AM at City Hall’s North Apron and leads into the street festival on the 1600 Block of the Ben Franklin Parkway. The festival features food trucks and live music, as well as giveaways, raffle prizes, games for all ages, resource tables, photo ops, community, and FUN!
Jun16EventBloomsday Festival11:00 am to 8:00 pmThe Rosenbach, 2008-2010 Delancey St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USAEvent
Bloomsday FestivalJune 16, 202311:00 am to 8:00 pm, 9 hoursThe Rosenbach, 2008-2010 Delancey St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USAmapEvery year, the world celebrates Bloomsday on June 16, the day that James Joyce’s Ulysses is set in 1904. Nowhere celebrates quite like the Rosenbach, home of Joyce’s manuscript. Bloomsday is a day-long public reading held on Delancey Place with musical performances that bring the epic novel to life. Joyce enthusiasts and novices alike can drop by any time to listen to the reading, relax in the beer garden with local food trucks, and enjoy free admission to The Rosenbach to view portions of the manuscript.
More details: https://rosenbach.org/bloomsday2023/
Jun18EventJuneteenth Parade and Music Festival12:00 pm to 8:00 pmMalcolm X Park, 5100 Pine St, Philadelphia, PA 19143, USAEvent
Juneteenth Parade and Music FestivalJune 18, 202312:00 pm to 8:00 pm, 8 hoursMalcolm X Park, 5100 Pine St, Philadelphia, PA 19143, USAmapThe Philadelphia Juneteenth Parade and Festival, started by the Pennsylvania Juneteenth Initiative, is the largest annual celebration in the nation attended by thousands where we join together to have fun, embrace our history and continue the tradition of Kujichagulia (self-determination).
The Juneteenth Parade takes place in West Philly down 52nd Street and begins at 12 PM. The parade ends at Malcolm X Park where the Juneteenth Festival takes place.
More details: https://juneteenthphilly.org/#schedule
Nov18Event2023 Philadelphia Marathon WeekendAll DayBenjamin Franklin Parkway, Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA, USAEvent
2023 Philadelphia Marathon WeekendNovember 18, 2023All DayBenjamin Franklin Parkway, Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA, USAmapMore details: https://www.philadelphiamarathon.com/