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October 24, 2014

Weekend Picks: Halloween Celebrations In East Passyunk, Manayunk, Rittenhouse And Old City, Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta, POST, Terror Behind The Walls, Oktoberfest At Dilworth Park And More

This pre-Halloween weekend means tons of tricks and treats are in the bag all throughout the region. Halloween arrives in neighborhoods including East Passyunk, Manayunk, Rittenhouse and South Street with family-friendly activities, costume contests, trick-or-treating and much more. Dilworth Park also wraps up its Oktoberfest celebrations with a beer-fueled bash on Saturday complete with music, […]

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October 24, 2014

A Guide To Day Of The Dead Celebrations In Philadelphia: Festivals And Special Events At Museums, Restaurants, Bars And Beyond

Gear up for a fiesta, Philadelphia! Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, arrives in Philadelphia with a slew of festive happenings. Officially, Day of the Dead begins on Thursday, October 31 with All Hallows’ Eve and runs through Sunday, November 2 when it ends with All Souls’ Day, but lucky for us, […]

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October 23, 2014

Family-Friendly Actvities And Amazing Carving Displays At Moravian Tile Works Pumpkinfest In Doylestown, Saturday, October 25

There are jack o’lanterns, and then there are jack o’lanterns. This Saturday, head to historic Doylestown for one of the region’s most popular annual fall events: Pumpkinfest. During this squash-centric celebration, an array of impressive carvers will create glowing works of art out of enormous pumpkins. We’re talking 100 to 300 pounders. By the end […]

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October 23, 2014

Franklin Square Plays Host To An Afternoon Of Free Trick-Or-Treating This Saturday, October 25

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Franklin Square’s trick-or-treat trail, which brings free Halloween fun to the historic park this Saturday, October 25. From noon to 3 p.m., youngsters are invited out for some pre-Halloween trick-or-treating along the square’s trick-or-treat trail. Kids are encouraged to decorate a bag for candy gathering, pick up a trick-or-treat map […]

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October 23, 2014

The 2014 Thomas Eakins Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta Returns To Philadelphia This Weekend, Saturday And Sunday, October 25-26

This weekend, rowers from all over the world will flow to Philadelphia for the renowned Thomas Eakins Head of the Schuylkill Regatta, returning Saturday and Sunday, October 25 and 26. What began with just 160 rowers in 1971 is now one of the largest rowing competitions in the world — and it’s right here in […]

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October 23, 2014

The Annual 215 Festival Spotlights Philadelphia’s Literary Scene On South Street This Weekend, October 23-26

Starting today, October 23 and running through Sunday, October 26, the 215 Festival returns to celebrate Philly’s literary scene with free readings, cocktail-fueled events and more. This year, the literary fest fills locations along South Street with a variety of events that celebrate the written word. The festivities kicks off tonight at 7 p.m. with […]

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October 22, 2014

The Woodlands In University City Celebrates Halloween With A Variety Of Family Events On Sunday, October 26

This Sunday, October 26, The Woodlands historic mansion and cemetery hosts a day-long Halloween affair with a variety of events for all to enjoy. The lovely grounds of The Woodlands will welcome a family fun day complete with a mini-Mütter Museum featuring interactive fun with — yup– medical oddities. Check out a life size giant […]

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October 22, 2014

Halloween Arrives On East Passyunk Avenue With The Neighborhood-Wide Fall Fest And Spooky Saturday This Saturday, October 25

South Philly gets in the Halloween spirit this weekend for the East Passyunk neighborhood’s annual Fall Fest and Spooky Saturday, a day-long festival of free family-friendly fun. This Saturday, October 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., folks are encouraged to start the Halloween celebrations early by arriving decked out in costumes (yup, adults, kids […]

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October 22, 2014

Manayunk Celebrates Halloween With 3-Days Of Events Including A Screening Of Hocus Pocus, Trick-Or-Treating And More, October 23-25

Manayunk celebrates Halloween, or Halloweekend, with three days of themed events — from a zombie dance party and trick or treating to a screening of Hocus Pocus and an eerie one-act show. The Halloweekend festivities kick off with a performance by the Manayunk Theatre Company at Bourbon Blue on Thursday, October 23. Watch the theatrical […]

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October 21, 2014

Halloween In Philadelphia 2014: Our Guide To Costume Parties, Themed Dinners, Haunted Houses, Concerts And More On Friday, October 31

Get ready for a monster of holiday weekend, Philadelphia. We’re pretty psyched Halloween is on a Friday this year, since that means the parties and celebrations can go all weekend long. Whether you’re looking for activities for pint-sized trick-or-treaters or blowouts for party-ready grown-ups, festivities are in high supply in neighborhoods across the city. Also […]

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