Philadelphia’s Best Festivals & Events Are Just Around The Corner!

philadelphia skyline from delaware riverSpring is in the air and the warm weather is bringing people out of their homes for fun festivals and area events.

Montchanin Builders offers a low-maintenance condo and townhomes in Wilmington, Delaware — just 30 minutes from Philadelphia.

Check out these family favorites coming up soon.

Philadelphia Wine & Food Festival

Who doesn’t love food? The annual Philadelphia Magazine Wine and Food Festival is the ideal opportunity to get out and sample some of Philly’s best food and drink. Event highlights include sips of over 650 exclusive wines samples from around the globe, as well as new product tastings and classic bites from the most popular restaurants in the city. Eateries featured include 1100 Social, Bank & Bourbon, Crow and the Pitcher, Davio’s, Fat Jack’s and Laurel, to name a few. An on-site Fine Wine & Good Spirits store will be available to purchase take-home souvenirs of your favorite finds. Don’t miss this spring festival, held on May 3rd.

South Street Headhouse Spring Festival and Maifest

Spanning 12 city blocks, the 3rd annual South Street Spring Festival and Maifest is a German food and drink enthusiast’s delight, but also a free family-friendly gathering. This year’s festivities on May 7th will encompass 125 vendors, 35 participating restaurants, and 40 bands on 3 stages. Highlights include: burgers and sausages al fresco from The Twisted Tail; banana cream pies from The Sweet Life Bakeshop; giant pizza slices from Lorenzo’s; famous cheesesteaks from Jim’s; and frozen daiquiris from Fat Tuesday. Maifest is held at Brauhaus Schmitz, offering German beers, along with roast pork sandwiches, sausage sandwiches and bratwurst. Adding to the ambiance are the authentic dancers, the city’s largest maypole, and traditional German music.

Chinese Lantern Festival

This year, Franklin Square turns 10. To celebrate the historic landmark park, Philadelphia’s kicking off the first-ever Chinese Lantern Festival in the Northeastern United States. The nightly light spectacle will include 25 illuminated lanterns, giant flowers, a three-story pagoda and a 200-foot-long Chinese dragon. Daytime admission is free, where your family can enjoy rides on a carousel, mini golf, craft booths and vendors selling authentic Chinese goods. By night, you’ll need a ticket ($17 adults, $15 seniors and military, $12 kids) for the light show and food specials, in addition to live performances by acrobats, opera performers, dancers, and musicians. The festival runs from April 22 – June 12.

Delaware homes close to Philadelphia, PA

Living in Delaware has many advantages for people currently living in nearby Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For starters, there is NO SALES TAX in Delaware. You can also get more space for your money and enjoy below-market prices with brand new homes starting in the low $200s.

We offer retail shopping at Brandywine Town Centre and Concord Mall in close proximity, as well as recreational paths and restaurants within walking distance. Commuting to Philadelphia for work is a breeze with easy access to I-95, as well as the SEPTA R2 line and Wilmington Amtrak station. Book your tour of the Darley Green community today!