7 Great Things Not to Be Missed
1 THE ROOTS PICNIC > JUNE 3 Grammy-winning Philly-born band The Roots put on this annual music fest at Festival Pier. 601 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd.
2 FRESH AIR WITH GUEST SETH MEYERS > JUNE 9 Terry Gross interviews funny man and “Late Night” host Seth Meyers for an evening of laughs. Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad St.
3 ODUNDE FESTIVAL > JUNE 11 Traditional music, dancing and food fill South Street with this celebration of African-American culture. South Street and Grays Ferry Avenue. 4 RESTAURANT FESTIVAL > JUNE 15 Taste your way through samplings of popular Philly restaurants while enjoying live entertainment. Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
5 PRIDE DAY > JUNE 18 Music, food, drinks and a parade running from 13th Street to Penn’s Landing (where a festival awaits) are all part of the festivities during this annual event that honors the LGBTQ community. 601 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd.
6 JUNETEENTH > JUNE 20 Historic Germantown celebrates the eradication of slavery in the U.S. with entertainment, vendors and educational tours. The Johnson House Historic Site, 6306 Germantown Ave.
7 IRISH AMERICAN FESTIVAL > JUNE 26 Experience the culture of the Emerald Isle. Enjoy traditional Irish step dancing and music, and shop authentic Irish goods. Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, 101 Columbus Blvd.
The Roots Picnic