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PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Dollars (and drinks) for the Rail Park, Pride Parade and the West Park Arts Fest

The Reading Viaduct

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#BAMFest
Thursday, June 9
6 - 11 p.m.
Brick and Mortar, 315 N. 12th St., Philadelphia
$25 (After Party); $125 (VIP Cocktail Party + After Party)


Head over to BRICK and MORTAR to support Friends of the Rail Park while enjoying cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and live entertainment. Proceeds from the evening will support the organization, which advocates for a three-mile park along the historic Reading Viaduct. 

The evening starts out with a VIP Cocktail Party from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Enjoy passed hors d'oeuvres, an open bar, Stateside Vodka samplings AND a special performance by The Silver Ages. The party doesn't stop there though! Check out the After Party featuring a live performance by LUX ARATI and music by DJ X. 

For more info and tickets, click here.

West Park Arts Fest
Saturday, June 11
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fairmount Park, 4021 Parkside Ave., Philadelphia
Free


Experience a variety of multicultural performances across two stages! See some of Philly's best dancers, musicians, vocalists and spoken word artists. This event is rain or shine, and fun for the whole family. For the little ones, the Children's Pavilion will have a host of creative outlets including drawing workshops, science activities and more. Main stage performers include Charles "The Xman" Xavier, Badd Kitti, Renee Hines, Ismail Abdus-Salaam, King Simm and Jesse Renee. 

For more info, click here.

Pride Parade & Festival
Sunday, June 12
Noon - 6 p.m.
Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, Chestnut St. & Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia
$15


The day kicks off with a parade that will wind its way from 13th and Locust Streets to the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing. The festival features over 150 community groups and vendors, free health screenings, live entertainment and more. There will be food and adult beverages, so you can dance your way through all six hours. Be sure to check out the dunk tank and games scattered throughout the festival. The weekend officially begins Friday night with a Kick-Off Party (6 - 10 p.m.) at 12th and Locust Streets. Wristbands will be available for a discounted price of $10 instead of the $15 day-of price.

For more info, click here.

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