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Hello summer, Philly! With the weather becoming steadily more stunning and so much to look forward to this month, you’ll want to bring your friends along for the ride. From the Flower Show to Pride Month activities, there’s no lack of fun things to do this June in Philadelphia. Spread the love and grab your crew to do something new this month with our help over at UNATION

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📷 PA Horticultural Society

The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show at FDR Park

A personal favorite of ours, the PHS Flower Show is one of the best outdoor activities to attend to kick off the summer! With plenty of blooms and displays of grand landscaping and design, there’s a reason the PHS Flower Show is the longest running horticultural event in the nation. Utilizing the outdoor space offered by South Philly’s lush FDR park, the PHS show continues to wow us with new outdoor displays and nature scenes year after year. Get your tickets soon; the show is only a week long!

Saturday, June 11 – June 18, 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday, June 19, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

📍 1500 Pattison Avenue & South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19145

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📷 Doylestown Pride Festival

Doylestown Pride Festival

Happy Pride Month, Philadelphia! To celebrate people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, Doylestown is holding their third Pride Festival over the course of two weeks, June 12th to June 30th. Including an art show, block party, youth open mic, and more, this Pride Festival is sure to excite and ignite pride in all of us! Show support for the LGBTQIA+ community and save the date(s)! 

June 12-June 30

📍 Doylestown, PA 18901

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Philadelphia Juneteenth Festival at the Johnson House

This Juneteenth, the historic Underground Railroad site, the Johnson House, is hosting their annual Juneteenth Festival in Germantown to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved black Americans. With a block party, parade, and plenty of food and vendors, this celebration will both invigorate goers and educate them on the history of Juneteenth and the part the Johnson House played in the Underground Railroad. Philadelphia is a city rich in culture and history, so don’t miss out on this aspect of our city and what the celebration of Juneteenth really means. 

Saturday, June 18th, 12pm-6pm 

📍 Johnson House Historic Site, 6306 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19144

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Concerts in Philly this June

Live music is BACK and there are plenty of concerts that are coming to our city this month at a variety of different amazing venues. We’re so excited to finally dive back in to concert season as summertime approaches! Check out some of the concerts on our to-do list this June. 

Bastille | Wednesday, June 15 | The Mann 

Kenny Chesney | Saturday, June 18 | Lincoln Financial 

Tears for Fears | Tuesday, June 21 | The Mann

Rod Wave | Friday, June 24 | Liacouras Center 

Jack Johnson | Saturday, June 25 | Freedom Mortgage Pavilion

Machine Gun Kelly | Sunday, June 26 | Freedom Mortgage Pavilion

New Kids On the Block | Wednesday, June 29 | Wells Fargo Center 

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📷 Smith Memorial Playground

Kidchella at Smith Memorial Playground

Just because they’re kids doesn’t mean they don’t want to go to Coachella! Enter Kidchella, the music festival for little ones that can be enjoyed by the whole family! This year a pre-show is offered that includes plenty you won’t want to miss, such as food trucks, arts and crafts, and giveaways. A special Juneteenth celebration will be included in this year’s event, so it’s surely not one the fam will want to miss. Tickets are mandatory, so make sure you buy them ASAP!

Friday, June 17, 4-7:30pm 

📍 3500 Reservoir Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19121

Get excited to kick off summer, Philly! With tons of concerts to go to, new bars & restaurants to try, and both Pride and Juneteenth to celebrate, there’s so much that’s NEW in Philly! We need to hear about all the fun things you and your friends got to take advantage of. You can message us at UNATION and send pics through Instagram and Facebook @stufftodoinphilly!

Meg Croley

Meg Croley

Meg is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Philadelphia City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Philadelphia area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinPhilly on Instagram and Facebook.