Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Time to start planning your trip to Philadelphia!

We can’t wait to see you June 5-7, in Philadelphia for the 47th Annual ASLME Health Law Professors Conference at Temple Beasley School of Law.

We’ve put together a Philly-centric playlist for you to listen to and get excited for your upcoming trip to the city.


Other Events Happening that Week

Roots Picnic at The Mann in Fairmount Park | June 1-2

The Roots Picnic returns to the Mann in Fairmount Park for two days of music, art, and culture on Saturday and Sunday, June 1-2, 2024!

Multi-GRAMMY Award-winning legend Lil Wayne will headline the festival with The Roots and special guests PJ Morton, and Trombone Shorty. Additionally, powerhouse Jill Scott will co-headline and continue to captivate with spirit, style, and soul in her hometown of Philadelphia. The festival notably welcomes Victoria Monét, André 3000, and Gunna to Philadelphia as some of the weekend’s marquee acts. The impressive and eclectic lineup also features Sexyy Red, Tyla, Smino, Babyface, Adam Blackstone featuring Fantasia & Muni Long, Cam’ron, Nas, Wale, Robert Glasper featuring Yebba, Tasha Cobbs Leonard and more. Learn more at

ODUNDE Festival | June 2-9

The country’s largest Black and African American cultural festival – now in its 49th year and drawing nearly 500,000 attendees – brings an authentic taste of Africa to South Philadelphia. ODUNDE begins with a week of events and culminates on Sunday, June 9, 2024 with an outdoor festival featuring dozens of vendors, live music and performances, and pay-as-you-go African, Caribbean and soul food dishes.

Philadelphia Phillies Baseball

Catch a Phillies game at Citizens Bank Park before the conference.

Phillies vs St. Louis Cardinals | June 1, 7:15 pm ET and June 2, 1:35 pm ET

Phillies vs Milwaukee Brewers | June 3-4 6:40 pm ET

Explore the Phillies schedule to purchase your tickets.

Phillies vs. New York Mets | June 8, 1:10 p.m. ET (in London)

Or stick around after the conference and watch a game with other fans as the boys crush the Mets in London. Dave & Buster’s or Xfinity Live! are sure to be full of Phillies fans!

Bonnie Raitt: Just Like That… | June 7, 7 pm ET

Purchase tickets for a night of Americana, folk music at The Met located on North Broad Street, The Met Philadelphia, the former Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House. Originally built in 1908 by opera impresario Oscar Hammerstein, The Met Philadelphia underwent a $56 million restoration in partnership with Live Nation, Eric Blumenfeld and Holy Ghost Headquarters to transform the historic theater into the crown jewel of North Broad Street’s renaissance.

Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show | June 7-9

Happening twice a year, the oldest outdoor fine arts show in the country (97 years strong in 2024) returns to the perimeter of Rittenhouse Square and features works by more than 140 professional artists specializing in media ranging from sculpture to paintings.

The Philadelphia Orchestra: Yannick Conducts La bohème | June 7-9

Fresh from conducting the spring 2023 engagement of La bohème at the Metropolitan Opera, Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads this performance, bringing Puccini’s immortal score out of the pit and onto the stage. Yannick served as a consultant/coach to Philadelphia’s own Bradley Cooper as he prepared for his role in Netflix’s Maestro.

Once on This Island | June 7-9

After the conference, stop by the Arden Theatre Co. and see Once on This Island for an evening performance. Buy tickets here.

In search of her place in the world with guidance from the island gods, Ti Moune, a fearless young woman of the French Antilles, risks it all on a remarkable journey to reunite with the one who has captured her heart. Exhilarating and irresistible, Once on This Island is a radiant musical reminding audiences that a beautiful story simply told has the power to help us weather the storm and allow our spirits to sing.

Kenny Chesney: Sun Goes Down with Zac Brown Band 2024 Tour | June 8, 5 pm ET

Kenny Chesney is bringing the Sun Goes Down 2024 Tour, presented by Blue Chair Bay with Zac Brown Band and special guests Megan Moroney and Uncle Kracker to Lincoln Financial Field on June 8th! Buy tickets here.

Explore The Franklin Institute

Preview exhibits and experiences online. Explore the museum map, daily schedule, and find out more about what you’d like to experience before you arrive. There’s a lot to see!

For a full list of our staff recommendations to a fun weekend in Philadelphia, explore our blog.