Memorial Day Weekend

Though it may seem like all of Philly celebrated with their festivals and parties a week early, there are still some fun events this weekend. No, really, there are. Check out Victor Fiorillo’s article on the Philly Post for ideas, or continue reading our food and drink related picks for the long weekend.

Friday

Check out Fairmount Restaurant Week with three-course prix fixe menus in honor of the Barnes opening.

The new beer garden Morgan Pier’s opening weekend features live entertainment Friday through Sunday.

Be the first to experience all that is Revel at its Premiere weekend and maybe you’ll even see Beyonce.

Are you brave enough to get the cheesesteak on a skewer at Chima?

Saturday

Support the Sixers in Game 7 against the Celtics by picking up a pint of PBR for $1.76 during the series at McGillin’s Olde Ale House (called the Spirit of 76 Olde Ale House until further notice).

Face the crowds during the 56 hours of free events at the Barnes Foundation opening weekend.

If you’re too impatient to wait for the new location to open, visit the original Federal Donuts.

Today begins Longwood Gardens’ Fireworks and Fountains displays and starts off with a Swan Lake theme.

Sunday

Get free beer with admission to the Wing King competition in West Philly.

Prepare for all that is Beer Week by buying your VIP Passes now.

Eat at what is now the nation’s oldest Italian restaurant: Ralph’s on 9th Street.

Friends in from out of town? Get your old-timey patriotism on by taking a Colonial Cheesesteak Tour this weekend.