Historic Philadelphia’s family-friendly favorite Franklin Square makes an ideal spot for families, history buffs and lovers of milkshakes all summer long.
This August, Franklin Square’s evening event series Things on Thursdays has kicked up the entertainment for the young and over-21 crowds alike with movie nights, quizzo, yoga and more.
On Thursday, August 28, the series comes to a close — but not before a food-and-beer filled bash.
From 6 to 9 p.m., celebrate the end of summer at Franklin Square with Food Truck Festivus.
More than half a dozen of Philly’s top trucks will pull up along 6th Street adjacent to the historic square to dish out street food, and a pop-up beer garden in cooperation with Starr Restaurants’ Fette Sau will keep the craft brews flowing.
Participating food trucks include: The Cow and the Curd, Little Baby’s Ice Cream, Farm Truck Philly, The Grill Cheese, LeMoNaDe, Seoulful Philly, and Oink and Moo BBQ.
Plus, Starr Restaurants’ SquareBurger at Franklin Square will remain open throughout the festivities to satisfy Cake Shake cravings.
As for the beer garden, the pop-up hangout — dubbed Ben’s Beer Garden — will include Adirondack chair seating, twinkly lights and brews from Starr Restaurants’ Fette Sau.
Plenty of free games will keep the fun lively, too. Take part in volleyball, horseshoes and mini golf, or take a ride aboard the Liberty Carousel.
Sounds like a great way to kickstart the holiday weekend, right?
Food Truck Festivus & Ben’s Beer Garden
When: Thursday, August 28, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Franklin Square, 6th and Race streets
Cost: Pay as you go
More info: www.historicphiladelphia.org