As the short days of winter are replaced with extended daylight and the chill in the air is swept away by a warm breeze, Philadelphia awakens for Spring 2020. While hibernating over the last few months, we have all looked forward to getting back in to nature and exploring the City of Brotherly Love. Luckily, there is no shortage of incredible events happening in Philly this Spring; Begin to plan your calendar with the Love City Best of Philly Spring 2020.
Kick off the activities at Longwood Gardens Spring Blooms festival, beginning March 28th through May 3rd, 2020. Take a leisurely stroll through the 1000+ acre historic property to soak in all of the buds in full bloom. Click here for more information.
Spring in Philadelphia is synonymous with our beloved baseball team, the Philadelphia Phillies, who are kicking off their 2020 home season at the Phillies Home Opener on April 2nd, 2020. What better way to enjoy the weather than with America's greatest past time? Click here for tickets & more information.
To enjoy the wave of pink blooms that blanket Fairmount park, be sure to attend the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival, taking place April 4th & 5th at the Philadelphia Horticultural Society. To honor the flowering Japanese cherry trees, both days will include an array of activities such as Taiko drumming performances, martial arts demonstrations, crafts, games and more. Click here to learn more.
On the other end of the river, Manayunk is getting into the Spring spirit with the Manayunk StrEAT food festival & restaurant week. Join over 50+ of Philly’s best food trucks, vendors & restaurants on April 19th, 2020 for the StrEAT food festival on Main St. Be sure to save room, because Manayunk restaurant week begins the next day, (April 20th – May 1st) offering discounted fare at some of the top local restaurants. Click here to learn more.
In University City, the historic Penn Relays are a rite of spring. This three-day festival, held April 23-25th, hosts the top athletes at high school, collegiate and even Olympic levels in an array of track & field races. As the world’s oldest & most widely recognized annual relay meet, it is always highly anticipated and draws in a crowd of over 100,000 people each year. Click here to get in on the action.