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December 24, 2014

Weekend Picks, Christmas Edition: Holiday Happenings, Ice Skating At Winterfest And Dilworth Park, Being [ ] At Christmas, The Nutcracker, Holiday Dinners Across The City, MummersFest And More

Weekend Picks, Christmas Edition: Holiday Happenings, Ice Skating At Winterfest And Dilworth Park, Being [ ] At Christmas, The Nutcracker, Holiday Dinners Across The City, MummersFest And More

Merry Christmas Eve, Philadelphia! Throughout the city, halls are decked with twinkling trees, Christmas lights festoon windows and yuletide spirit makes the entire City of Brotherly Love feel merry and bright. From Old City to Rittenhouse Square, the city of Philadelphia is truly a magical place to spend the holiday season. Today, we’re rounding up […]

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December 23, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia: A Guide To Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia

New Year's Eve In Philadelphia: A Guide To Family-Friendly New Year's Eve Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia

Bring the kids! Festivities made for youngsters are in high supply this New Year’s Eve. Visit spots like RiverRink Winterfest (for ice skating and fireworks!), Sesame Place (for a celebration led by The Count!), the Please Touch Museum (for day-time festivities) and Franklin Square (for the Square Drop). To allow for a kid-friendly bedtime, the […]

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December 22, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia 2015: A Guide To Parties With Prime Views Of The 6 P.M. Or Midnight Fireworks Shows

New Year's Eve In Philadelphia 2015: A Guide To Parties With Prime Views Of The 6 P.M. Or Midnight Fireworks Shows

Catching the impressive fireworks display above the Delaware River is an ever-popular way to celebrate the New Year. This year, the display once again returns for two shows — one at 6 p.m. and midnight. Tons of bars and attractions along and just off the waterfront host parties to make it easy for folks to […]

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December 19, 2014

Weekend Picks: Last-Minute Holiday Shopping, Manayunk Solstice Fire, RiverRink Winterfest, Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival, Christmas Village, The Nutcracker, Franklin Flea And More

Christmas Village

As the last weekend before Christmas merrily arrives, it’s the holiday shopping events we’re looking to for their one-of-a-kind finds and holiday sales. This weekend, Franklin Flea takes to the historic Strawbridge’s building for one final pop-up shop of the season, and well-loved shopping destinations like Christmas Village, PHAIR at Franklin Square and Art Star […]

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December 18, 2014

Tonight Picks: RiverRink Winterfest, Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Opening Night For Palladino’s, Reindeer Romp Bar Crawl In Fairmount And More

Winterfest

Kick that holiday spirit into high gear, folks! Christmas is exactly one week away. Make your way to super-popular holiday attractions like the Franklin Square Holiday Festival, RiverRink Winterfest, the Macy’s Christmas Light Show, Christmas Village and more. The Fairmount neighborhood welcomes crowds for its annual Reindeer Romp Bar Crawl, which brings drink deals to […]

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December 18, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia 2015: Complete Guide To New Year’s Eve Parties, Galas, Concerts, Events And More

Ortlieb's

If you’re looking to celebrate New Year’s Eve by raising a glass of champagne and dancing until the wee hours, we’ve got you covered. From blowout parties with sweet views of the fireworks to open-bar events at neighborhood bars, we’ve rounded up a slew of New Year’s Eve parties and celebrations for the 21-and-over crowd […]

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December 17, 2014

Tonight Picks: After-Dark Holiday Happenings, Christmas Bar Crawl On South Street, Last Stag And Doe Night In Chestnut Hill, BYOB Screening Of Love Actually And More

Tonight Picks: After-Dark Holiday Happenings, Christmas Bar Crawl On South Street, Last Stag And Doe Night In Chestnut Hill, BYOB Screening Of Love Actually And More

With Christmas Eve just one week (!) away, the city is buzzing with holiday happenings and tons of holiday cheer. The South Street neighborhood hosts the Santa’s South Street Stumble Bar Crawl, which will hit 12 bars in the neighborhood and provide revelers with drink discounts for some post-work fun. It’s the final Wednesday for […]

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December 17, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia: A Guide To New Year’s Eve Dinners And Toasts At Restaurants In Neighborhoods Throughout Philadelphia

Red Owl Tavern

Revelers can ring in 2015 with a tasty dinner and a glass of champagne at one of more than 50 restaurants serving up special New Year’s Eve dinners. Once again, the fireworks over the Delaware River return for two displays this year — at 6 p.m. and midnight — allowing for ample time to feast […]

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December 16, 2014

Head To The Gaslight For A Collaboration Chocolate And Comfort Food Dinner With The Franklin Fountain On Thursday, December 18

The Gaslight

Chocolate lovers, take note. This Thursday, December 18, Old City neighbors The Gaslight and Franklin Fountain will team up to create a four-course, chocolate-centric dinner. The Berley brothers — the dessert professionals behind Franklin Fountain — will make three different drinking chocolates and one chocolate ice cream, while chef Jason Cichonski will plate appropriate comfort […]

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December 12, 2014

Weekend Picks: Nutcracker Market, Seaport Parade Of Lights, Free Music At RiverRink Winterfest, Franklin Flea, Santa At Frankford Hall, Punk Rock Flea Market, A Longwood Christmas And More

Winterfest

Ready for a holly jolly weekend, Philly? The entire city of Philadelphia is chock-full of holiday cheer this weekend with tons of merry events and festive displays at attractions, bars, restaurants and parks. Winterfest at Penn’s Landing maintains it’s super-cool status by hosting a free concert on Saturday and continuing to roll out food, drinks […]

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