The weekend is finally here in Philadelphia, and you're ready to go out and have some fun. We've done the hard work for you and rounded top Free Things to Do in Philadelphia this weekend in our up-to-date Philadelphia Free Events This Weekend Calendar that covers the best free concerts (classical, jazz, pop, rock, opera), free comedy shows, art exhibitions (museum, galleries), free and cheap party and nightlife activities & things to do this weekend (this Saturday and Sunday) in Philadelphia and more.


Saturday, Apr 27, 2024

  • Philadelphia Masjid Community Day
    April 27 @ 10am - 5pm

    4700 Wyalusing Ave 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

    Considering the horrific trauma inducting shooting that took place during the Eid prayer festival on April 10, 2024, at the Philadelphia Masjid it is necessary ...
  • Neurodivergent Saturday Hangout 🙂
    Neurodivergent Saturday Hangout 🙂
    April 27 @ 1pm - 4pm

    The Bourse Food Hall, 111 S. Independence Mall E ,, Philadelphia , PA

    Let's spend the afternoon in Center City 🙂 We can grab lunch at the Bourse, then watch a movie, or head over to Round One at the Fashion District. Feel free ...
  • Cancer Center Aya Afternoon At The Movies
    April 27 @ 1pm - 3pm

    2929 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

    It’s Oscar season! Join us for a movie at the theater in the AKA University City — and bring a friend! We’ll be choosing from these Oscar nominees, and we need ...
  • Connell Park Grocery Giveaway
    April 27 @ 1pm - 3pm

    65th St & Elmwood Av, Philadelphia, PA 19142, USA

    Connell Park Grocery Giveaway Come join us at Connell Park for a grocery giveaway event! We'll be distributing free groceries to those in need. Swing by 65th ...
  • Food Trucks, Vendors, & Community
    Food Trucks, Vendors, & Community
    April 27 @ 1pm - 7pm

    7601 Lindbergh Blvd., 7601 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19153

    🎉 Join us as we celebrate The Lab Mobile Bartending Services' 1 Year Anniversary! 🎉 This marks the beginning of an exciting journey, and we want you to be a ...
  • Justbelieve Festival
    April 27 @ 2pm - 5pm

    JFK Plaza (Love Park), Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA

    JustBelieve Festival Come join us at Love Park for a day filled with positivity, music, and good vibes! The JustBelieve Festival is all about spreading love ...
  • Painting with Friends
    Painting With Friends
    April 27 @ 5pm - 8pm

    229 S Chester Pike, 229 S Chester Pike, Glenolden, PA

    Come on out for Fun filled early evening of painting with friends! All you need is You and some friends! Bring your wifey ..Hubby... bestfriend or your crush.. ...
  • Resilience Resource Center Queer Coffee House, Huntingdon Valley PA
    Resilience Resource Center Queer Coffee House, Huntingdon Valley Pa
    April 27 @ 6pm - 10pm

    2337 Philmont Ave, 2337 Philmont Ave, Huntingdon Valley, PA

    RRC Queer Coffee House Welcome to our Saturday night community! You're invited to bring a friend, meet new people, or come solo and show off your fabulous ...
  • Freedom Night
    April 27 @ 7pm - 10pm

    1755 N 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA

    Come join us at Temple University on Saturday, April 27th for Freedom Night, a special time of worship and prayer where we focus on Jesus! We believe it's ...
  • Craig Bickhardt Family & Friends Concert
    April 27 @ 7pm - 10pm

    640 Berwyn Ave, Berwyn, PA 19312, USA

    On Saturday, April 27th at 7pm, Trinity's Spotlight Concert Series presents an unforgettable evening of music as acclaimed singer-songwriter Craig Bickhardt ...

Sunday, Apr 28, 2024

  • Spider's Birthday Party
    April 28 @ 10am - 12pm

    1733 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA

    Spider's Birthday Party Come celebrate Spider's special day at Our House Montessori! Join us for a fun-filled event with games, music, and of course, birthday ...
  • Nazm's 2nd Birthday Party
    April 28 @ 10am - 12pm

    1671 N Providence Rd, Media, PA 19063, USA

    Nazm's 2nd Birthday Party Welcome to Nazm's 2nd Birthday Party! Come join us in celebrating Nazm turning two! It's going to be a fun-filled day with lots of ...
  • Tuckedito Food Truck W/ Dan Ward Live At Bishop Estate
    April 28 @ 11am - 6pm

    2730 Hilltown Pike, Perkasie, PA 18944, USA

    Come out to Bishop Estate Vineyard and Winery and enjoy some Sunday afternoon live music! Dan Ward will be playing acoustic from 1-5 PM. We will have Tuckedito ...
  • Meet Philadelphia Presents: Launch - The Pool at Park Towne Place
    Meet Philadelphia Presents: Launch - The Pool At Park Towne Place
    April 28 @ 12pm - 4pm

    The Pool at Park Towne Place, 2200 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130

    meet philadelphia presents launch by the pool at park towne place. live music. open bar. some snacks. giveaways. brands. prizes. raffles. and more. in ...
  • Trading Post X Melody Market
    April 28 @ 12pm - 4pm

    1706 N 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA

    Trading Post x Melody Market Come join us at 1706 N 5th St for a fun-filled day of trading, shopping, music, and performance! The Trading Post x Melody Market ...
  • April Sunday Brunch
    April 28 @ 12pm - 2pm

    19 Everett Alley, Trenton, NJ 08611, USA

    Cross Community, Inc. welcomes you to our monthly Sunday Brunch. Bring your family, friends, and neighbors. All are welcome so come hungry and leave filled. ...
  • Lookin for Adventure (D&D at LFG)
    Lookin For Adventure (D&D At Lfg)
    April 28 @ 1pm - 5pm

    Lookin’ For Games, 4354 New Falls Road, Levittown , PA

    Hello Fellow Adventurers! Join our adventurer's guild where you will face all manner of dangers, villains and best of all LOOT! In Lookin' For Adventure you'll ...
  • MM Jazz Graduate Festival
    Mm Jazz Graduate Festival
    April 28 @ 3pm - 7pm

    Caplan Center for the Performing Arts, 211 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    Please join us for a series of concerts featuring students in the University of the Arts MM Jazz Program on Sunday, April 28th at 3:00pm. 3:00 PM: Mary ...
  • Pure Love Day Party
    April 28 @ 3pm - 8pm

    960 Justison St, Wilmington, DE 19801, USA

    Ultimate Day Party Vibes
    Riverdeck Island Vibes 2024 Season Opener!
    April 28 - April 29 @ 7pm - 2am

    Cavanaughs's River Deck, 417 North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19123

    REGGAE | SOCA | AFRO-BEATS | DANCEHALL |KOMPA | HIP-HOP & MORE feat. DJ, Stagga, Master Rich, DJ Ross & DJ Afrik with host: Roger Culture There will be ...

More Free Things To Do in Philadelphia This Weekend

Explore Philadelphia's vibrant outdoors and immerse yourself in the city’s natural beauty. From historic squares to waterfront attractions, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Then, immerse yourself in the vibrant art scene with a visit to the city's free galleries and museums in Center City. Uncover free art and cultural experiences: from modern installations to historical artifacts, these galleries and museums offer engaging activities for all ages without spending a dime.

Philadelphia’s Original Squares
Philadelphia’s original squares, including Logan Square, Franklin Square, Rittenhouse Square and Washington Square are green urban oases. These spaces offer relaxation with their lush landscapes and ample seating areas. Visitors can enjoy afternoon picnics or take a leisurely stroll along the walking paths while soaking up the city's vibrant ambiance. Each square hosts unique events throughout the year such as farmers’ markets, concerts, outdoor film screenings, and art installations to entertain locals and tourists alike.

Situated at JFK Plaza, LOVE Park is the perfect spot to unwind and enjoy an urban oasis. Admire the iconic LOVE sculpture while taking in the vibrant atmosphere of this renowned public space, popular for its events and gatherings. With striking views of Philadelphia’s skyline, it's a great place for a casual stroll or a relaxing afternoon picnic with loved ones. Unwind under the glittering fountain or observe skaters at the adjacent skateboard park. The park hosts various events such as food festivals, art shows, and concerts throughout the year that cater to diverse interests, guaranteeing an enjoyable experience every visit.

Fairmount Park
Fairmount Park, one of the largest urban parks in the world, offers a plethora of activities to nature enthusiasts. The park spans 2,052 acres and is home to historic mansions, sculptures, playgrounds, and miles of trails for walking or biking. Visitors can also enjoy picnics by the Schuylkill River or take part in various events and festivals happening throughout the year. With its lush greenery and scenic views, Fairmount Park provides an idyllic escape from city life while still being easily accessible. As one of Philadelphia’s most beloved outdoor spaces, Fairmount Park attracts locals and tourists alike looking for a respite from the hustle and bustle of the city. Whether it's exploring hidden gems along its scenic trails or attending family-friendly events scattered throughout its vast grounds - there's something here for everyone seeking affordable outdoor fun during their visit to Philadelphia.

Smith Memorial Playground
Smith Memorial Playground features a sprawling 6.5-acre play space that is perfect for families looking for outdoor activities in Philadelphia. The playground boasts a variety of well-maintained structures, including the Giant Wooden Slide and the Ann Newman Giant Wooden Slide as well as an extensive play area with swings, climbing walls, and more. With its rich history and free admission, Smith Memorial Playground offers a budget-friendly outing option for families looking to enjoy outdoor fun in Philadelphia. The playground also offers numerous picnic areas, making it an ideal spot for families seeking budget-friendly or free activities in Philadelphia. Whether enjoying a leisurely afternoon or planning weekend activities, Smith Memorial Playground is an excellent choice for those seeking accessible outdoor spots in the city.

Bartram’s Garden
Bartram’s Garden, nestled along the Schuylkill River, offers a serene escape in the heart of Philadelphia. The 50-acre National Historic Landmark boasts lush gardens, stunning river views, and historic buildings. Visitors can explore numerous trails that wind through diverse ecosystems and admire a wide variety of flora while keeping an eye out for native wildlife. This idyllic spot is perfect for picnics or simply unwinding amid nature's beauty away from the city hustle.

Spruce Street Harbor Park
Spruce Street Harbor Park offers a lively waterfront oasis with hammocks, colorful LED lights, floating gardens, and a boardwalk. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful views of the Delaware River while relaxing in the shade or basking in the sun on one of the many lounging areas. The park hosts various events including concerts, festivals, movie nights, and yoga sessions that cater to diverse interests. Spruce Street Harbor Park is an ideal spot for families seeking budget-friendly outings by providing a range of activities amidst stunning scenery.

Cherry Street Pier
Cherry Street Pier offers a vibrant mix of art installations, food vendors, and open spaces for relaxation. Local artists fill the airy space with their work, providing a dynamic atmosphere that is perfect for exploring. Visitors can immerse themselves in the diverse range of art offerings, from contemporary pieces to traditional crafts. The pier also hosts regular events and performances, making it a lively destination for locals and tourists alike. This unique spot combines stunning views of the Delaware River with an array of local dining options to create an immersive experience that captures the essence of Philadelphia’s creative spirit.

The Rocky Steps & Parkway Art Museums
Head to the iconic Philadelphia Museum of Art and reenact Rocky Balboa's famous run up the steps. Once at the top, take in breathtaking views of the city skyline. Then, wander down to Ben Franklin Parkway to explore several renowned cultural institutions such as The Barnes Foundation, Rodin Museum, and The Academy of Natural Sciences. These museums offer a diverse range of art collections, from classical masterpieces to contemporary works. Don't forget that on the first Sunday of every month visitors can enjoy pay-what-you-wish admission at select locations along the parkway.

Science History Institute
The Science History Institute offers an intriguing look into the world of science and its impact on society. Explore their extensive collection of scientific artifacts, rare books, and fine art that chronicles the history of chemistry and chemical engineering. Engage in interactive exhibits and discover how science has shaped our past and present. This institute provides a unique opportunity to delve into the ever-evolving realm of science while enjoying budget-friendly activities in Philadelphia.

Wagner Free Institute of Science
The Wagner Free Institute of Science offers a wide range of free educational opportunities for visitors. Here, guests can explore various scientific exhibits and collections, attend engaging lectures from leading experts, and participate in hands-on workshops. The institute's commitment to providing free access to science education makes it an ideal destination for those seeking budget-friendly outings with a focus on educational experiences. Visitors can engage in interactive learning activities while exploring the institute's natural history collection or attending one of its many public programs. The museum also hosts regular field trips for school groups and families, making it a valuable resource for local events that cater to both adults and children alike.




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