PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – There’s always something to do in Philadelphia, and this summer is no exception! Check out some of the fun-filled events scheduled for the season, including cultural festivals, food festivals, block parties, beer gardens, skating, concerts, and much more!

Parks On Tap
WHERE: Rotating, click here to see schedule.
WHEN: Open for the summer season, Hours: Wed + Thurs: 5-10pm | Fri: 4-11pm | Sat: 1-11pm | Sun: 12-10pm
COST: Free

Parks on Tap is Philadelphia’s traveling beer garden that gives back! It is a partnership with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, Fairmount Park Conservancy and Avram Hornik of FCM Hospitality that brings a beer garden to various parks throughout the summer. Parks on Tap offers food, beer on tap, wine, snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages in a festive outdoor environment featuring comfortable chairs and hammocks, and clean restrooms.

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest
WHERE: 101 SOUTH COLUMBUS BLVD, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106
WHEN: Opens Friday, May 10th for the season
COST: General Admission: FREE, Skating Admission: $4.00, Skate Rental: $10.00

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, Philadelphia’s only outdoor roller skating rink, will be back this summer for its fifth season thanks to the continued support of Independence Blue Cross. Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest is the perfect place to relax and hang out with the entire family. Entrance to the park is free and open to the public. Roller skating, mini-golf, games, rides, and concessions are pay-as-you-go. ​

Spruce Street Harbor Park
WHERE: 401 South Columbus, Philadelphia, PA 19106
WHEN: Opens Friday, May 10th for the season
COST: FREE

Spruce Street Harbor Park sustained by Univest features colorful hammocks, floating gardens, beautiful lights, refreshing craft beer, and food from popular Philly restaurants, making it a summer gathering space for locals and visitors alike.

Photo Philly POP
WHERE: Inside The Bourse (across the street from the Liberty Bell) at 111 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106 – a landmark destination on Independence Mall in Old City.
WHEN: Opens May 15
COST: General Admission: $20

Photo Pop Philly is Philadelphia’s first interactive art exhibit of its kind. Guests will enjoy a whimsical wonderland of selfie-worthy art, sensational murals, exciting installations, and of course, endless photo opportunities!

Shark Summer at Adventure Aquarium
WHERE: Adventure Aquarium, 1 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ 08103
WHEN: July 25 – September 2
COST: For ticket information, click here

Guests will be able to go behind-the-scenes in the “Shark Nursery,” which houses baby sandbar sharks and other animals. Guests will have exclusive opportunities to see native New Jersey sharks, interact with shark artifacts, show off their inner shark with cool shark-Mohawk fins and more.

2nd Street Festival 
WHERE: 2nd Street, between Germantown and Spring Garden  
WHEN: Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, 12 PM – 10PM
COST: FREE

This is the 11th year of the 2nd Street Festival and it has grown to one of the city’s largest craft and music festivals.

Made In America Festival
WHERE: The Benjamin Franklin Parkway
WHEN: Aug. 31 and Sept. 1
COST: For ticket information, click here

The Made in America music festival will take over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway during the Labor Day weekend for two days of music. Cardi B and Travis Scott have been announced as this year’s headliners. To view the complete lineup, click here.