15-plus Navy Yard Events You Don’t Want to Miss in April!

by Navy Yard
April 3, 2018

Categories: Events,

A proud historic landmark of Philadelphia’s naval past, the Navy Yard is a thriving 1,200-acre waterfront neighborhood, considered to be the most successful redevelopment of a former military facility in the country. With miles of riverfront access and over 20 acres of world-class open space, we are home to over 50+ events, races, festivals, activities, and performances. Visit us!


Navy Yard Bring Your Child to Work Day
Thursday, April 26, 2018; Various events
Join us to celebrate National Bring Your Child to Work Day on Thursday, April 26, 2018. During Lunch Truck Lineup, enjoy pay-as-you-go food trucks, Navy Yard Arts & Crafts, and a walking tour. Visit Bar Amis from 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM for a FREE afternoon snack from Pizzeria Vetri! Some events require pre-registration.


Navy Yard Goes Red
Wednesday, April 11, 2018; 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
FS Investments presents Navy Yard Goes Red, a fashion-forward event raising funds and awareness to fight heart disease in women, featuring art, wine, networking and a panel discussion on “Grit & Perseverance”.

Thursday, April 12 & 26, 2018; 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Building 543 hosts an ever-changing roster of local entrepreneurs, gardeners, artists, shops and designers who bring items like handmade jewelry, homemade chocolates, vintage clothing, home goods and much more – to give employees and local residents a chance to browse and shop unique items. Each month’s vendors are announced on Instagram, @URBNCommunity.

Be the Match Walk+Run
Saturday, April 14, 2018; 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Join the fight and save lives. Sign up for the Be the Match 5k, 1k or Tot Trot at the Navy Yard, helping to add more potential marrow donors to the registry, covering transplant costs, and funding life-saving transplant research.

March of Dimes March for Babies
Sunday, April 15, 2018; 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The March of Dimes’ March for Babies event is a 5k/10k run and 5k walk to support programs that help moms have healthy, full-term pregnancies, and funding research to find causes and preventions.

Bar Amis Happy Hour with Ramona
Thursday, April 19, 2018; 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Visit Bar Amis for a special happy hour on the patio. Sip your way to spring with Bar Amis & Drink Ramona – the Sicilian ruby grapefruit wine spritz that’s organic, all-natural, gluten-free and vegan.

The Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show
Thursday, April 19, 2018 – Sunday, April 22, 2018
Celebrating its 56th year as one of America’s premier shows, nearly 60 exhibitors gather at the Navy Yard from across the country to present the finest examples of fine and decorative arts at the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show.

“Who Needs the Lottery?” Workshop
Wednesday, April 25, 2018; 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Join Penn State at the Navy Yard and Ardent Credit Union for a professional development workshop with financial advisor, John Trezza. At this workshop, you will learn about retirement planning and wealth management.

Career Fair at Warren G. Harding Middle School
Thursday, April 26, 2018; 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Volunteer with RevZilla and other Navy Yard neighbors at the upcoming Career Fair to support the Philadelphia School District. Lunch will be provided.

New Leash on Life Yappy Hour
Thursday, April 26, 2018; 5:00 -7:00 PM
RevZilla is hosting a fundraising “Yappy Hour” for New Leash on Life. A $10 donation gets you in the door. Refreshments, games, and puppy love provided! Meet the adoptable dogs from the “Moto Gear” class!

CHOP Walk for Hope
Sunday, April 29, 2018; 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Join Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia at the 9th annual Walk for Hope: a day of fun, entertainment and exercise in support of children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).


Chair Yoga at Nava Yoga Center
Mondays in April, 10:00 AM; Tuesdays in April, 2:00 PM
Join Nava Yoga Center for its newest class: Chair Yoga. Chair Yoga is an ideal way for anyone who is looking to practice yoga, but is hesitant due to injury or mobility challenges. No need to pre-register!

Lunch Truck Lineup
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2018; 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Join Philly’s favorite food trucks every Tuesday at Central Green and Thursday at the Marine Parade Grounds from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. The schedule is announced every week on the Navy Yard’s social media channels.

Navy Yard Running Club
Tuesdays beginning at 5:45 PM
Join your fellow Navy Yard employees for a free, weekly all levels group run around the Navy Yard! The Navy Yard Running Club will meet for a 2-5 mile run or interval run, ending with runners’ specials at Bar Amis.

Philly Sports Leagues Spring Softball
Registration Deadline is Monday, April 16, 2018
Register for Monday, Wedneday, & Thursday Softball with the Philadelphia Sport Leagues. Form a team with friends, co-workers, or join as a free agent. Registration is open until April 16, 2018.

Philly Foodworks Farmers Market Pick Up
Thursdays; 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Philly Foodworks is a local online Farmers Market like no other. Choose from flexible options that includes fresh, local vegetables, fruits, pantry items, eggs, bread, meat, yogurt, and cheese! Pick up is at Building 101. Use code ‘NAVYYARD’ to save $15 off your first order.


Navy Yard Spring Cleaning
Tuesday, May 1, 2018; 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Need a place to unload confidential documents, old electronics, and unworn professional attire? Then it’s time for a spring cleaning! During Lunch Truck Lineup at Central Green, we’ll collect these items for FREE paper shredding, FREE electronic recycling, and a donation drop off zone for men’s and women’s professional attire.