Here's a sample of what fun things my friends and family, and me will enjoy!
Cherry Blossom Festival (April 1-9)
Lasting nine days, this event gives visitors the opportunity to view the beautiful cherry blossoms and gardens throughout Philadelphia. Activities for all ages. FMI, www.visitphilly.com/events/philadelphia/the-cherry-blossom-festival-of-greater-philadelphia/
Phillies' 2017 Season Home Opener vs. the Washington Nationals (April 7)
Baseball at Citizens Bank Park!
"East Passyunk Avenue Easter Egg Hunt"
Easter Egg Hunt on East Passyunk
Avenue (April 8)
Little else is more fun than watching little ones search
for colored eggs...and their exuberance when they find them!
Arts and crafts and kiddie activities galore! FMI, www.visiteastpassyunk.com
Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival (April 9)
Main Street in the Manayunk section of Philly closes to vehicle traffic so that folks can enjoy fabulous live music, awesome food vendors, and spectacular boutiques. FMI, www.manayunk.com/news-and-events/events/spring-streat-food-festival.html
South Street Spring Festival (May 6)
Event runs along South Street from Front to 8th. Music, dancing, food, and lots of activities for families. FMI, www.visitphilly.com/events/philadelphia/south-street-headhouse-spring-festival/
Italian Market Festival (May 20-21)
You may not find "Rocky" running through South Philly's 9th Street, but year after year the edible treats keep getting better and better. Bring your appetite to the nation's oldest outdoor market. FMI, www.italianmarketfestival.com
Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival (May 20)
Visitors from all over swarm Rittenhouse Square to check out the discounts shops have to offer and sample delectable treats. FMI, www.rittenhouserow.org
"Elfreth Alley, Fete Day"
Elfreth Alley's Fete Day (June 3)
Annual celebration on our nation's oldest residential street. Elfreth Alley was designated a historic landmark in 1966. Enjoy a day of crafts, music, colonial games, and food. FMI, www.elfrethsalley.org/new-index/
What events do you have lined up for Spring? Whatever you do this week, have a great one!
(Winnie & friends photo c/o facebook.com/winniethepooh;
East Passyunk Ave photo c/o facebook.com/EPassyunkAve;
Phillie Phanatic photo c/o facebook.com/phillies;
Fete Day photo c/o facebook.com/ElfrethAlley)