3 Ways to Spend Springtime in Philadelphia

May 8th, 2019

Vue32’s incredible location puts you right in the middle of the action. Living in Philadelphia, there’s never a shortage of fun activities or cool places to visit. Spend springtime in Philadelphia by enjoying one of these local activities near Vue32.


Visit Local Parks

Spend warm spring days enjoying Philadelphia’s green spaces. Head to the Fairmount Park, an expansive green space in the middle of the city. Here, you can immerse yourself in nature with more than 2,000 acres of trails, rolling hills, woodlands and a gorgeous waterfront facing the Schuylkill River. The park also regularly hosts community events including yoga, hikes and a special beer garden. Fairmount Park is a 10-minute drive from Vue32.


Enjoy an Outdoor Concert

Enjoy an outdoor concert like The Roots Picnic. Take part in an annual Philly tradition by hitting up The Roots Picnic on June 1. This special music event featuring Philadelphia hip-hop icons has become one of the city’s summer staples. This year’s event features some of the hottest names in hip hop including H.E.R., 21 Savage and City Girls, among many others. Tickets are $89.50 and are available for purchase here. The Roots Picnic will take place at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts, a 10-minute drive from Vue32.


Spend an Evening Outdoors

Spend an evening taking in the beauty of the city at the Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival! The Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival is a unique celebration of Chinese culture and beautiful lights. This year, the festival features 29 new giant lantern displays. Tickets range in price from $12 to $20 and are available for purchase here. The festival is open from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. May 1-June 30. In addition to the sprawling light displays, you can also experience delicious Asian and American cuisine, performances, and Chinese folk artists. This rich cultural experience will take place at Franklin Square, a 12-minute drive from Vue32.


What’s your favorite way to spend springtime in Philadelphia? Let us know!


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