It’s hard to believe, but in less than two weeks we’ll be kicking off Memorial Day weekend! Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for the brave men and women who’ve served our country. And for most, it also signifies the kick-off of the summer, which means warmer weather, vacations and school-free days.

If you decided to skip the Jersey Shore this year and want a little more excitement than attending a backyard BBQ, why not take a trip to Philadelphia for the holiday weekend! we’ve curated a list of some of the top events to attend Memorial Day Weekend in Philadelphia!

Philly Photo Pop - Philly PR Girl, LLC is hosting a new temporary, interactive pop-up exhibit that launches May 15th, 2019. This year’s theme is “Sweet Paradise,” and will be held at The Bourse in Center City. This new exhibit will host 25 installations and the work of local Philadelphia Artists.

Fireworks & Fountains Show - Longwood Gardens has some amazing fountain performances. And on May 26th, 2019 they’ll host a patriotic fountain performance that will mix history and music for a 12 minute spectacular. It’s an excellent way to spend the holiday weekend with your family.

NBCUniversal Memorial Salute - get your free ticket today for a concert with the Philly Pops at the Mann Center! On May 25th, 2019 a 65-piece orchestra will play classic American songs and showtunes as a part of the Philly Pops “Salute Series.” Grab your tickets before they sell out!

Independence Seaport Museum -You can purchase a ticket that will allow you to view the museum, cruiser Olympia and submarine Becuna. And then watch an amazing fireworks display on the waterfront from a prime location on May 25th.

Independence After Hours - Celebrate Memorial Day weekend by taking a walking tour of some of the most historic locations in Philadelphia. The tour will start at the Museum of the American Revolution, than you’ll cover several blocks and conclude your tour with an 18th Century inspired dinner at City Tavern.

No matter how you plan on spending your holiday, we hope you found some exciting ideas on how to spend your Memorial Day Holiday! If you happen to be in the Levittown, PA area for the weekend and are looking to buy your next car - make sure to stop by our Memorial Day Weekend Sale were we’ll be offering up to 25% over regional value for any car traded in to kick-off our Summer of Deals!