June 17, 2016
Father’s Day in Philadelphia
Fathers are a lot like the constitution, their job often requires that they keep liberty and justice for all (siblings.) Turns out our country’s founding city and your dad have a lot in common. This Father’s Day, treat your dad to a weekend in Philadelphia! From the world-class lodgings, to culinary offerings that will have him asking for seconds, take dear old dad somewhere he’ll love. (A visit to the Rocky statue not- included)
Where to stay:
AKA Rittenhouse is a luxury hotel with world-class amenities, once only offered to the elite and long-term guests, AKA has recently expanded its offerings to include overnight stays open to the public. Stay at AKA Rittenhouse and try one of their intriguing seasonal house cocktails at their critically acclaimed A.Kitchen +bar located in the heart of Rittenhouse Square, Philly’s most desired neighborhood.
The Logan is a luxury urban Philadelphia hotel inspired by history, and is located in the heart of Philadelphia’s cultural district. Atop The Logan, experience sweeping city views at Philadelphia’s highly exclusive, ultra-modern rooftop bar, Assembly or check out Urban Farmer Restaurant, a modern, country-chic steakhouse on the lobby level.
Sonesta is a premier hotel located only a few blocks away from Rittenhouse Square. Relax and take a dip with the family in the pool, enjoy a fantastic meal at newly opened Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse located right below Sonesta, or sip Summer cocktails and enjoy live music on the outdoor patio at ArtBar.
Sofitel is an upscale French-inspired hotel with modern Philadelphia flare. Enjoy local craft beers or the hand-crafted dad-approved cocktail, Honey Bud made with fresh honey from the rooftop beehives at Liberte Lounge.
What to do/ Where to go:
The One Liberty Observation Deck is offering free admission for Dad’s accompanied by a paid guest on Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19.
Enjoy a Philadelphia Phillies home game at Citizens Bank Park against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday, June 19th for Chevrolet Father’s Appreciation Day.
Visit Spruce Street Harbor Park, filled with over 50 colorful hammocks, refreshing craft beer, beautiful lights and popular food from famous Philadelphia restaurants located on the Delaware River or check out one of Philly’s newest beer gardens, Independence Beer Garden, SkyGarten or Uptown Beer Garden.
The Refinery at SugarHouse Casino will be having a Beatles Tribute band, BEAT-TELLS performing on Saturday, June 18 at 9:00 PM.
Bring the whole family to an outdoor movie at the Schuylkill Bank at 8:30 PM on Thursday June 16 in the grassy area by the Walnut Street Bridge. Classic movies such as “Stand By Me”, “Dirty Dancing” and “Space Jam” will be shown.
Enjoy a day at the Philadelphia Zoo for PECO Primate Jungle Days on Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19. It’s a weekend long exploration of the world’s most magnificent primates. It includes arts and crafts, keeper chats and unique opportunities to learn more about your favorite lemurs, monkeys and apes. End the day with a cold refreshing beer and the All-Natural Pulled Pork Sandwich from the Eagles Roost.