The more, the merrier.
Miss Rockaway Armada Procession
What: Ride your bike behind a flotilla made of reclaimed materials on a winding path to West Philly; then park it for the postparade performance and fair.
Why: Arrive early to decorate your steed.
When: Sat. Procession, 5 p.m.; festivities, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Procession begins at 313 S. Broad St.; concert and fair at Clark Park, S. 43rd St., at Baltimore Ave. Parade route online at rockawayatpaa.com. Participation is free.
Phantasmagoria Circus Sideshow
What: Knife-juggling, sword-swallowing, and other death-defying acts.
Why: Tarot card readers hint at what your future holds.
When: Fri., 10 p.m.
Where: Bookspace, 1113 Frankford Ave. Tickets ($10/$7 in costume) at the door.
Garces Trading Company’s To-Go Grilling Kits
What: Pick up the new grilling kit — Mortadella hot dogs ($25) or Village Whiskey burgers ($35) — with everything you need (buns, house-cooked chips, and garnishes) to wow your Labor Day guests.
Why: You’re not above getting some assistance from a former Iron Chef.
When: Thurs.-Sept. 5, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. After Labor Day, call 24 hours in advance to order.
Where: 1111 Locust St. (215-574-1099).
WHYY Connections Festival
What: Get an earful from bands like Dr. Dog, Kuf Knotz, and Manu Chao at the outdoor stage.
Why: Catch the free showing of Ken Burns’s new documentary, Prohibition, while thanking your lucky stars you’re licensed to booze.
When: Fri., 6:30-11 p.m.; Sat., 2-9 p.m.
Where: Free concerts and screening at Penn’s Landing Great Plaza, S. Columbus Blvd., b/t Market & Walnut Sts. (215-922-2386); Manu Chao, Penn’s Landing Festival Pier, N. Columbus Blvd., at Spring Garden St. Manu Chao tickets ($35) online at ticketmaster.com.
Photo: Nichon Glerum / Courtesy of The Miss Rockaway Armada