Philadelphia offers a plethora of exciting activities during the summer season. From historical landmarks to vibrant festivals, there’s something for everyone. If you’re planning a visit to this beautiful city, look no further than Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast for a comfortable and charming stay. Join us as we explore some fun-filled summer activities in Philadelphia, with a spectacular 4th of July celebration with breathtaking fireworks at Drexel Park.
4th of July Fireworks & Victorian Tea at Cornerstone B&B
Celebrate America’s independence in grand style with an incredible fireworks display at Drexel Park. Just a short distance from Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast, this park provides a skyline view. The perfect vantage point to witness the night sky lighting up! After enjoying a delicious breakfast at Cornerstone, spend the day exploring the city and Independence Day events before heading to Drexel Park to secure your spot for the evening’s festivities.
Make a weekend of it–come celebrate Princess Diana’s Birthday at Cornerstone B&B. On July 1st from 2-5pm we will be hosting a China-service Victorian High Tea. Must reserve spots in advance. $35/person.
Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park
Don’t miss out on the thrill of Phillies baseball and the special events that make each game even more memorable. Join the enthusiastic crowd at Citizens Bank Park and cheer on the Fightin’ Phils as they strive for victory. Get your tickets and be part of the action-packed atmosphere that only Phillies baseball can deliver.
- Atlanta Braves (June 20-22, 2023)
- New York Mets (June 23-25, 2023)
- Washington Nationals (June 30, 2023)
Disney100: The Exhibition at Franklin Institute
Step into the magical world of Disney at The Franklin Institute’s Disney100: The Exhibition. This immersive exhibit celebrates 100 years of Disney animation, showcasing beloved characters, original artwork, and behind-the-scenes insights. Explore the evolution of animation techniques and get an up-close look at iconic artifacts from classic Disney films. From Mickey Mouse to Moana, this exhibition is a must-see for Disney fans of all ages. February 18 – August 27, 2023.
Old City Eats
If you’re a food lover, don’t miss Old City Eats, a summer-long dining promotion in the historic Old City neighborhood. Old City Eats will run every Thursday night through August 31st. Participating restaurants offer discounted menus, special happy hour deals, and outdoor seating options, allowing you to savor the flavors of Old City’s culinary offerings while enjoying the summer weather.
Independence Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest
Experience the ultimate summer fun at the Independence Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest through September 24th. Located on the Delaware River waterfront, this seasonal park offers roller skating, carnival games, mini-golf, and a delightful selection of food and drinks. Take a spin on the roller rink or relax in the outdoor seating area, enjoying the scenic views of the river. The Summerfest is a perfect place to cool off, have fun, and create lasting memories.
Enjoy Outdoor Activities
Philadelphia comes alive during the summer months with a variety of outdoor activities. Take a scenic bike ride or a leisurely stroll along the Schuylkill River Trail, offering stunning views of the city skyline. Visit Fairmount Park, one of the largest urban green spaces in the country, perfect for picnics, hiking, or simply relaxing amidst nature. Don’t miss Spruce Street Harbor Park, an urban waterfront oasis boasting hammocks, food vendors, and a colorful floating garden. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Philadelphia’s outdoor spaces.