Festival Pier at Penn's Landing
Festival Pier at Penn's Landing History
Sitting on the banks of the Delaware
River in the Center City neighborhood of Philadelphia, Penn's Landing is one of the biggest outdoor attractions for visitors
and locals when visiting the City of Brotherly Love. Every summer, Penn's Landing is packed with visitors enjoying the sunshine
on the river and any number of family friendly activities that take place daily at this incredible venue. One of Penn's Landing's
most impressive venues is Festival Pier, one of the cities top concert venues, especially during the warmer months. The Delaware
River Waterfront's main concert venue hosts some of the hottest names in music and you won't want to miss the opportunity
to see a show at one of the country's best outdoor venues. Named after Philadelphia's founder William Penn, Penn's Landing
was the dream of the founder's, who wanted the riverfront area to be a tree lined park to be enjoyed by all the citizens of
Philadelphia. It took over three centuries, but by the 1960's, the park became a reality and the city got its much deserved
riverfront park, filled with museums, restaurants, memorials, hotels and docked ships that bring thousands of visitors to
the banks of the Delaware River every year.
Festival Pier at Penn's Landing Events
What is better than
seeing your favorite singer or group perform in the beautiful summer sunshine, in a green park that sits beside a river? When
you see a show at Festival Pier at Penn'a Landing, you are experiencing one of the best outdoor concert venues in the country.
With sweeping views of the Delaware River and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, Festival Pier is the go to concert venue for all
the biggest acts in the summer months. The biggest concert event of the year at Festival Pier is the annual Roots Picnic,
a festival hosted by the iconic Philadelphia hip hop band The Roots. 2014 marks the 7th annual Roots Picnic, featuring the
Legendary Roots Crew as the headliners and jazz, hip hop, rap and pop acts that make this the most memorable show of the year.
Other acts like The Beastie Boys, The Flaming Lips and many travelling summer concert series stop at Festival Pier every summer.
Don't miss the ultimate summer venue for the top shows of the season at Festival Pier at Penn's Landing.
The City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia, is the second largest city on the east coast, and is at the
epicenter of the birth of our country. This busy port city was vital to the success of the colonies and became even more vital
to the creation of a new nation, as the meeting site of the Founding Fathers and site of the signing of the Declaration of
Independence. These days, Philadelphia is a cultural and artistic center as well as the home of many of the largest companies
in the country.
Festival Pier at Penn's Landing Trivia
What is the capacity of Festival Pier at Penn's
This riverside concert venue can fit up to 8,000 screaming fans for every show.