“And Watch Our Eagles Fly!” Where to Watch and Celebrate the Eagles Home Opener in Philly
From reliving their Super Bowl glory to a free Shawn Mendes concert, Philly is going all out for our Birds!
Less than seven months ago, Broad Street flooded with joy in a sea of green and E-A-G-L-E-S chants. On Thursday, September 6, the World Champion Philadelphia Eagles (that feels so good to type!) return to begin their 2018 season at Lincoln Financial Field.
Don’t have tickets to the game? You can still celebrate and watch with Eagles fans throughout the city at these amazing family-friendly events: relive the magic of last year’s Super Bowl with re-watch parties, pose with the Lombardi trophy, or even take in a free concert with Shawn Mendes! There’s so much going on, so let’s kickoff the season right, and celebrate in style!
Philadelphia Eagles PreK Storytime and Pep Rally
September 6, 11 am
Torresdale Library, 3079 Holme Ave., Philadelphia
Kids ages 2-5 and their caregivers will celebrate the return of the Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles with stories, songs and games.
2018 NFL Kickoff Experience at Penn’s Landing (featuring Shawn Mendes)
September 6, 10 am—8 pm
Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing
Before the game, come for a day of music, celebration, and more. Gates open at 10 am. At noon, they will re-play Super Bowl LII on the giant screen! Then starting at 3 pm, there will be a live concert, with Shawn Mendes headlining at 6 pm! Eagles legends will also make appearances throughout the day. It’s sure to be a party fit for a champion. Note that the Eagles home opener itself will not be shown at Penn’s Landing, so plan to watch somewhere else after the festivities—read on for suggestions!
Super Bowl Home Opener Party at Schmidt’s Commons
September 6, 5:30—11 pm
1001 N. Second St., Philadelphia
Bring your own chair to The Piazza because they’re showing the Eagles home opener on the giant outdoor screen (game starts at 8:20 pm)! And before that, relive the magic of last season with a Super Bowl LII replay at 5:30 pm!
Manayunk Stroll the Street
September 6, 5 pm (Eagles game starts at 8:20 pm)
Main Street, Manayunk, Philadelphia
Manayunk will host local food trucks, vendors, and live music as visitors and residents walk, shop, and eat. Then at 8:20 pm, they’ll be showing the Eagles home opener on the big screen!
Photograph courtesy of Visit Philadelphia.