Memorial Day Weekend Dance Party and Fireworks

May 27–27
Location: Cherry Street Pier and Delaware River Waterfront
Time: 10 am to 9:30 pm

Celebrate the unofficial start of summer on the Delaware River Waterfront with an action-packed weekend of events. Avoid the shore traffic, and celebrate the extra-long weekend at Philly’s favorite summertime destinations featuring a Waterfront-wide dance party, music, fireworks, and more, with all the elements to help you choose your own adventure.

Admission into all parks is free and open to the public. Dogs on leashes are welcome.

10 am – 5 pm
Cherry Street Pier
Liberty Flea is a collection of the top vintage and artisan vendors in the Philadelphia area. Shop for antiques, home decor, furniture, vintage clothing, and handmade artisan goods that you can’t find anywhere else.

(FREE) BWC Sound presents Cosmic Rhythms
3 pm – 9:30 pm
Cherry Street Pier
Gather for an evening of dancing as music lovers throughout the city come together for Cosmic Rhythms, old-school vinyl, world-class DJs, and community.

(FREE) Alex and the Kaleidoscope
4 pm – 5 pm
Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing
Interactive music entertainment for kids 4 to 8 years old. 2015 EMMY® Award for Best Children’s Programming.

(TICKETED EVENT) Silent Philly
6 pm – 10 pm
Independence Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest
Grab some headphones and choose from three DJs – Red (80s 90s, 2000s), Green (Top 40, Pop, EDM), and Blue (Hip Hop & Reggae) – all spinning the best music while you sing and dance along. Cost: $15. Reserve your tickets today.

(FREE) Tara Hendricks featuring DJ ChillX
6 pm – 9:30 pm
Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing
With her powerhouse voice, contagious energy, and charismatic songs, Tara Hendricks has been called “Philly’s next signature voice” (The Daily News). Drawing inspiration from Aretha Franklin to EnVogue, from Janelle Monae to Emeli Sande, Hendricks’ blend of soul, pop, funk, and R&B has wide appeal. Hosted by Shekhinah B. of The Women’s Coalition for Empowerment, Inc.

(FREE) Worldtown Soundsystem
7 pm – 10 pm
Spruce Street Harbor Park
Worldtown Soundsystem is an 8-piece live house music band that fuses the essence of electronic dance music with global rhythms and Philly soul.

(FREE) Fireworks
9:30 pm
Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing
Join us for the spectacular fireworks show on the Delaware River Waterfront with additional viewing locations at Spruce Street Harbor Park, Cherry Street Pier, Race Street Pier, Washington Avenue Pier, and Pier 68.

(TICKETED) RiverLink Ferry
Starting Memorial Day, the RiverLink Ferry will start service 7 days a week. Enjoy a stress-free, 15-minute ride across the Delaware River. The entrance to the Ferry is at 211 S. Columbus Blvd. Reserve your tickets today.


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