We are in the dog days of Summer! As summer begin to dwindle down in exchange for back-to-school and fall events, there’s still more end of the summer fun to fit in.
From fresco dining to outdoor movies screenings, here are five things to do in and around Philly to add to your end of summer bucket list.
This seasonal pop-up in the picture-perfect courtyard of the stunning Rodin Museum serves beer, wine, craft cocktails and tasty small plates. Enjoy a proper aperitif, and then cool off inside with works of art by the master sculptor Auguste Rodin.
Admission to the Garden Bar is free; admission to Rodin Museum is Pay What You Wish. Leashed four-legged friends are welcome in the garden. Weather permitting, The Rodin Garden Bar will be open every Friday 4–8:30 p.m. through August 25.
☀️ Where: 2151 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130
2. Dine Al Fresco With Your Pooch
Come to Blondie Philly for a perfect summer afternoon for you and your pup. Dine in the open-air dining room or alongside the sidewalk and enjoy delicious meal options with your pooch. There’s even a dedicated dog menu with tasty treats and drinks.
To learn more visit their website.
☀️ Where: 4417 Main St
Enjoy a picturesque summer evening at this sky-high park featuring movie screenings weekly. Sunset Social is the place to be for outdoors movie screenings, with food and drinks available.
Weekly Movie Nights are free and open to the public! Get there early to grab the best view of the 60-foot screen. Dogs are always welcome. Showing through September 7th. More info here: https://www.sunsetsocialphl.com/projects-2
☀️ Where: 129 S 30th St
Wednesdays have never felt more life a Friday, mix, mingle and make it a night at Center City SIPS.
Philadelphia’s favorite happy hour tradition goes down every Wednesday through August 30 and features more than 70 participating bars and restaurants, which serve $7 cocktails, $6 wine, $5 beer and half-priced appetizers from 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
After 7 p.m., select locations will provide 15% off of dinner.
From outdoor beer gardens and cocktail lounges to dance bars and some of the best restaurants in Philadelphia, there’s a place for everyone at CCD SIPS.
☀️ Where: various locations
Looking for a nice day trip to prance through technicolor flowers as you build your own bouquet? Less than an hour’s drive from Philadelphia, you’ll find Freed’s Farmstand in Harleysville.
For only $16, cut as many flowers as you can fit into a bucket creating a beautiful bouquet. Seasonal and delicious fruit is also available.
The best part? You’ll have as much fun picking flowers as you will soaking in the beauty of the Montgomery County countryside.
Plus it’s the perfect backdrop for an end of summer photo with the family. Open daily.
☀️ Where: 175 Morwood Rd, Harleysville, PA