Written by on 2.05.23


Philadelphia residents eagerly welcome the summer season by attending the annual Memorial Day Summerfest. This event, held at the Blue Cross RiverRink, is a nostalgic way to relive past summer memories and make new ones.

About the Event

The Memorial Day Summerfest is a free event that takes place at the Blue Cross RiverRink from Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day. It is open to the public daily and offers a variety of outdoor activities and social events for people of all ages.


Attendees can enjoy roller skating on the hockey-grade flooring while taking in the scenic views of the nearby Delaware River. The event also features a nine-hole miniature golf course made entirely from recycled materials, and an Urban Beach area with picnic tables, beach umbrellas, and lounge chairs.

For those who want to indulge in tasty food and drinks, Chickie’s and Pete’s Waterfront Crabshack offers a variety of seafood dishes, wings, cheesesteak sandwiches, and other local favorites. The restaurant is located inside the lodge and is designed in the style of an old-fashioned boathouse.

Luxury Living

For those looking for luxurious living in the Philadelphia area, Carlyle Properties offer high-rise apartment complexes in Rittenhouse Square/Center City, Old City, Ardmore Arms, and Northern Liberties neighborhoods. These properties offer amenities like a concierge, fitness centers, washers, and dryers, and convenient parking. These properties are conveniently located near restaurants, chic shops, entertainment venues, and more, making them an ideal option for those seeking a luxurious lifestyle near Summerfest.