It’s not just the flowers and the trees—the calendar of Philadelphia events in May is abloom, too. As the weather warms up and the first days of summer draw near, we start to see an influx in outdoor must-dos, such as street festivals, markets, beer gardens and the best restaurants in Philadelphia begin to open their patios for fabulous al fresco dining. Philadelphia attractions also become busier as more tourists flood into the city to explore all our historic sites and Philadelphia museums. Whether you’re a tourist or a local, you’ll find plenty to get excited about in our list of the best Philadelphia events in May below—which includes biggies like Philly Tech Week, the South Street Spring Festival and a parade of tall ships on the Delaware known as Sail Philadelphia. Find all that and more below.
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