We don’t know about you, but most of us at MK Management Group are saying good riddance to 2016! We’re changing gears and welcoming in 2017 with open arms and a bunch of new and upcoming events. What better way to start off strong than by prying yourself from Netflix and getting out with friends and loved ones? Events are already in the works, plans being made, and the whole city of Philadelphia booming with anticipation. You should too. Check out our compilation of the 5 best upcoming events in the new year and start raring to go!
- SugarHouse Casino Mummers Parade – January 1, 2017
If you haven’t heard of the Mummers Parade yet, you’re certainly in for a show, and traffic–lots of traffic. Dating back to 1901 (that’s right), thousands of men, women, and children dazzle and delight the crowds with sequins, feathers, music, and merriment in a day-long march along Broad Street. You can’t miss it! From City Hall to Washington Avenue, there are tons of spots to get in on the action.
- Hair O’ The Dog – January 7, 2017
Taking place at the Fillmore, this event features Lil Jon and Dillon Francis as well as Mr Hollywood DJ & Lrry Live, VASSY, Rozes, Clef & Canberra, and DJ Freezie. Tickets start at $90 and go up to $285, VIP all-access. Included is Gourmet Butlered Hors D’Oeuvres and buffet by the renowned caterer Wolfgang Puck and top shelf bottle service with options like “The Dawg Pound”, an exclusive VIP only hideaway with ultra-luxe bottle service banquets.
- Big Philly Beerfest – January 13 & 14, 2017
Enjoy this 3rd annual beer festival, spread over two nights with 125 breweries and more than 350 varieties of craft beer.
- Center City District Restaurant Week – January 22-27 & January 29-February 3, 2017
Treat yourself to a night out on the city without selling a kidney during this popular event. You can indulge in a three-course lunch for just $20 or a three-course dinner for $35 at some of the best restaurants Philly has to offer, including: La peg, Scarpetta, Zahav, and many more.
- Philadelphia Auto Show – January 28-February 5, 2017
Who doesn’t love cars? Take a trip through the automotive industry’s newest models at the Pennsylvania Convention Center and navigate the 700,000-square-foot display floor. You will be able to see more than 700 concept, classic, exoctic, and luxury car on display for your viewing pleasure. You can also hop in the driver’s seat and go for a ride in car from BMW, Mazda, Jeep, and many more.
These events are not to be missed! Being a resident in Philly gives you multiple advantages over commuters who are coming into the city and having to travel much longer distances. Hop on public transit, ride your bike, or walk to any of these events to bring in the new year! At MK Management Group, we want the best for our tenants, and that includes getting out and enjoying yourself.