Here’s What to Do Around the Main Line Area This Weekend

An art festival in Manayunk, Pride night at Subaru Park and more top this weekend’s picks for things to do around the Main Line.

Looking for things to do around the Main Line and western suburbs this weekend? Whether you’re interested in arts and culture or dining and shopping, our weekly events guide has you covered.

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Riverbend Summer Solstice Festival

1950 Spring Mill Rd., Gladwyne
June 20

 

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Kick off summer and the longest day of the year at Riverbend Education Center in Gladwyne. Celebrated by cultures all across the globe, the solstice is full of fun at this Montco hotspot. A wine garden for adults, activities for the little ones, warm Philly pretzels, refreshing water ice, live music and a bonfire perfect for s’mores offer something for everyone on this auspicious evening. At 8:30 p.m., guests are invited to watch the sunset from the top of the hill and officially welcome in the summer season.

35th Annual Manayunk Arts Festival

Manayunk
June 22-23

The Manayunk Arts Festival returns for its 35th annual iteration this weekend. At the tri-state area’s largest outdoor art festival, approximately 300 local artists, vendors and crafters will line the road during this two-day closed-street event. The free-to-enter festival will showcase eight disciplines: fiber, glass, ceramics, jewelry, mixed media, painting and drawing, photography and wood and sculpture. For lovers of all things creative, Manayunk is the place to be this weekend.

Pride Night at Subaru Park

2501 Seaport Dr., Chester
June 22

 

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The Philadelphia Union takes on Charlotte FC this weekend in Chester. Enjoy Pride Night as the boys in blue face off against Eastern Conference rivals in what’s sure to be a hard-fought battle for playoff seeding mid-season, celebrating inclusivity and #SoccerForAll.

Ongoing Events

16th Annual Wayne Art Center Plein Air Festival Exhibition

413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne
Through June 22

 

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Following the conclusion of the Plein Air Art Festival on May 10, Wayne Art Center displays all works painted during the festival through June 22. Many of the artworks—paintings of scenes within a 35-mile region of Wayne—will be up for sale over the course of the month. Each item would make an excellent addition to any Main Line area living room.

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Droids and Sabers: A Star Wars Art Show

18 E Lancaster Ave., Ardmore
Through June 30

This alternative Ardmore gallery hosts a different kind of art show this summer. A dozen creatives are invited to make Star Wars-themed art for this must-see attraction at Black Moth Gallery. Showcasing the dark against the light, Jedi against Sith and good against evil, the exhibit invites attendees to bring a hint of pop culture home by purchasing one of the fine artworks from this unique event.

Valley Forge Casino Resorts Summer Concert Series

1160 First Ave., King of Prussia
Through September 28

This year’s annual Valley Beach music festival began over Memorial Day weekend at Valley Forge Casino Resort with Shot of Southern. Every Saturday for the rest of the summer, a new artist will take the stage at Valley Beach with a setlist from 8-11 p.m.

Looking for more things to do around the Main Line and western suburbs this weekend? Our things to do section rounds up exciting happenings in the region. Plus, take a peek at our monthly insider guide for June events, including plenty of family-friendly outdoor events and seasonal activities. Seeking a nearby escape? These drivable getaways are just what you need.

For foodies, our dining guide has the latest openings and food-centric happenings all in one place. You won’t want to miss any of it!

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