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If you are looking around for fun Philadelphia spring events, try these - Celebration of Black Writing, Radnor Hunt Races and Jam on the River

Best Spring Events in Philadelphia in 2014

May 12, 2014

With the wild weather that is currently slowly calming down, it is time to get out the summer gears and have some fun at festivals and other yearly events held throughout spring and summer when you are in Philadelphia. If you have few ideas about where to go and what to do despite having the luxury of being driven around in a large, comfortable charter bus, you can definitely take a cue from some of our Philadelphia charter bus rental customers who are more than happy to share their thoughts, ideas and feedback with you.

Celebration of Black Writing (CBW)

May 1 to May 31

It has been 30 years since the event was first introduced to the local Philadelphia folks and this year, CBW 2014 is ready for more action and participation. The event is held throughout the month of May at varying locations and time. The best you can do is to check their official website ( to keep abreast with new programs and activities.

The festival is one of the country’s oldest celebration of its kind, celebrating African-American literary and art. Hosted by Art Sanctuary, a part of Graduate Hospital, the event will bring participants exciting events like LIVE performances, art exhibitions, street festivals and kid-friendly events like storytelling.

Radnor Hunt Races

May 17, 2014

The Radnor Hunt Races is more of a tradition than one would like to think. But over the years, without fail thus far, the organizers have managed to bring in thousands upon thousands of interested visitors, holiday-goers and foreign tourists in their charter bus to the event. This event lets you let your hair down with food, drinks while watching horses race to the finish line. Cheer along with the others and have a wild time supporting your favorite horses and riders. You can find the details at their official website. (

The good thing about participating in this event is knowing that the profit and proceeds generated from it would go towards the Brandywine Conservancy which is located in Chadds Ford in Pennsylvania. You will get to have some fun spending time with your loved ones while doing some charity work as well.

Penn’s Landing - Jam on the River

May 17, 2014

If you looking for night events, we think you are going to be quite taken by the concerts and featured line-up at Penn’s Landing. The event is called Jam on the River. The event took a long 6 year break from the tourism and party scene but this year, 2014, the organizers promises a exciting lineup from some of the best entertainers that Philadelphia has to offer.

The bands with confirmed appearances are:-

  • Lotus
  • Papadosio
  • Conspirator
  • Griz
  • Zoogma
  • Grimace Federation

In a lot of ways, you are really getting into the local Philly party scene when you attend something like Jam on the River because it usually offer a very local flavor by featuring artistes, bands and performers from the local scene.

Give Bus Rentals Philadelphia a call for a quick quote

If you are attending any of these events in a large group and you need a charter bus in Philadelphia for getting to and from these hugely popular event, give Bus Rentals Philadelphia a call and our customer service agents will get back to you with a quick quote. We assure you that our bus charter packages are more affordable than you think.