6 FREE Summer Events & Activities for Senior Citizens in Philly!

Cedar Woods Team

Jul 27, 2018

If your loved one or consumer is looking for something fun or interesting to do this summer, the City of Brotherly Love has a host of events, attractions and activities that are perfect for seniors 65 and over – and won’t put a whole in your pockets.

Here are just a few to choose from:

The Liberty Bell Center – Open daily 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Explore the history of our nation’s most famous bell. Check out documents, photos and exhibits that with topics ranging from abolitionists, and advocates for women’s suffrage. Admission is FREE and the center is wheel-chair accessible.

Summer Sounds in the Historic District – Friday Nights through Friday, September 7

From Friday, June 1 through Friday, September 7, Philly’s Historic District offers music in multiple locations throughout the city. So whether you want to groove to live jazz along the Delaware River waterfront or salsa to Latin tunes in Old City – there’s something for everyone. Oh, and did we mention, it’s free – all summer long.

Screenings Under The Stars at Penn’s Landing – Thursday nights in July and August – 8:30 pm

On Thursday nights, in July and August you can visit Penn’s Landing to catch a screening of some of today’s most popular movies, including: Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Black Panther and Despicable Me 3. All screenings are completely free.

40th Street Summer Series – August 18 and September 15 – 6:00 pm

Gather on the open lawn behind the Walnut Street Library for live performances, activities, free giveaways and more.

Feria del Barrio – Sunday, Sept 23rd – 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Noted as one of Philly’s largest celebrations of Latino culture, the annual Feria del Barrio brings together thousands of people for a free, family-friendly event featuring musical artists, crafts, games, food and more.

Franklin Square – Open daily: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm; Fri & Sat, until 10 pm

All summer long, enjoy a refreshing green landscape in the heart of the city; at one of the original five public squares created by William Penn. Franklin Square has a beautiful fountain, a carousel, a mini golf course, and a burger joint.

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