Philadelphia

Free (and SUPER Cheap) Summer Fun

This week, NBC10 looks into free and super cheap summer activities throughout the area.

Concerts are a popular summer activity, and multiple locations are providing them for free.

May 22, World Café Live Philadelphia will be hosting Monday Jazz Jam at 5:30 p.m. June 17, July 22, August 19 and September 16 at 40th and Walnut in Philadelphia, there is free admission to free outdoor concerts, acitivities and giveaways. There will be free samples of Ben and Jerry’s, Honeygrow and free cold brew coffee from Saxbys.

[Photos]Mary J. Blige to Headline Wawa Welcome America Festival on July 4th

On July 4, Mary J. Blige will headline Wawa Welcome America along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The festival runs multiple days and features plenty of free fun.

Media in Delaware County, Pennsylvania has many free concerts all throughout the summer.

Missing Attachment NBC10’s Vai Sikahema and Tracy Davidson look at ways to entertain your family for free this summer.

The Philadelphia area also has many free attractions and tours, so feel free to travel around.

Visit the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Congress Hall, the Rocky Statue and steps, LOVE and AMOR sculptures and Philadelphia’s Historic District’s "Once Upon a Nation Storytelling Benches."

Free, and SUPER cheap, Philadelphia art and culture events are also very affordable.

Missing Attachment We are taking a look at different factory and museum tours the whole family can enjoy including crayons, animals and, even, snacks.

Spruce Street Harbor Park and Summerfest at the Blue Cross RiverRink provide for walking around in the summer air, swinging on hammocks and buying snacks. The Park and Rink are free entry.

At Race Street Pier there are free yoga classes every day of the week.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art allows visitors to Pay-What-You-Wish every Wednesday after 5 p.m.

Missing Attachment NBC10 is bringing you options that can keep you active during the summer without breaking the bank. Reporter Katy Zachry gives a preview of Camden County’s events this summer.

Camden County has over 100 free events taking place including free concerts, exercise events and shows for toddlers, and in South Philly, Smith Playground and its playhouse are free as well. 

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