Six Navy Yard Events You Don’t Want To Miss in March!

by Navy Yard
March 1, 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! 

Thursday, March 1 & 15, 2018; 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Building 543 hosts a bi-weekly market with an ever-changing roster of local entrepreneurs, gardeners, artists, shops and designers who bring items like handmade jewelry, homemade chocolates, vintage clothing, and much more – giving employees and local residents a chance to shop unique items. Each month’s vendors are announced on Instagram, URBNCommunity.

Philly Craft Beer Festival
Saturday, March 3, 2018; 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM
The award-winning Philly Craft Beer Festival, the event Forbes Traveler called one of the “Top 10 Beer Festivals in America” returns to the Navy Yard for another great celebration of craft beer and brewing, in a new location by the river! Use offer code ‘PIDC’ and receive $10 off a VIP or general admission ticket.

“Who Needs The Lottery?” Workshop
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
You don’t need the lottery. You can build your own wealth. 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. Breakfast will be served. Registration is free but required to attend.

Lunch Truck Lineup Returns
Tuesdays & Thursdays starting on March 20, 2018; 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Celebrate the first day of spring on March 20th with the return of Philly’s favorite food trucks! Join us 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.

Phillies Charities 5K
Saturday, March 24, 2018; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The Phillies Charities 5k is a USATF certified 3.1 mile run that starts and ends at Citizens Bank Park with a loop through the Navy Yard, with proceeds benefitting Phillies Charities, Inc.

Penn State Open House
Tuesday, March 27, 2018; 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Learn about Penn State’s academic programs at the Navy Yard. This event offers the opportunity to hear about flexible scheduling and part-time study options, network with faculty, staff, and prospective students, explore scholarship and financial aid opportunities, and receive information on the GMAT waiver.