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December 19, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia 2015: The Best Places To Watch New Year’s Eve Fireworks Over The Delaware River At 6 P.M. And Midnight

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia 2015: The Best Places To Watch New Year’s Eve Fireworks Over The Delaware River At 6 P.M. And Midnight

Where will you be for the final countdown to the New Year? Ring in 2015 with either of two free fireworks shows on the Delaware River waterfront as SugarHouse Casino once again presents a double dose of New Year’s Eve pyrotechnics. For those on the waterfront, listen for piped music in conjunction with the spectacle. […]

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December 19, 2014

The Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University Hosts All-Star Days With Special Demos, Hands-On Activities And More, December 27-30

ANSP

If you need some family-friendly fun to fill your days off between Christmas and New Year’s, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University has what you’re looking for: All-Star Days. From Saturday, December 27 through Tuesday, December 30, the Center City science museum will showcase its most popular family programs with special programs and […]

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December 19, 2014

Coming Attraction: Represent: 200 Years Of African American Art Opens At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art This Winter, January 10-April 5, 2015

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Among the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s vast collections of fine works are remarkably impressive holdings by African American artists. Starting in 1899 with Henry Ossawa Tanner’s landmark painting The Annunciation — the first work by an African American artist to be acquired by an American museum — the museum has consistently collected impressive pieces of […]

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December 18, 2014

MummersFest Offers A Behind-The-Scenes Peek Into The Mummers Parade With Tours And Hands-On Fun, December 28-31

MummersFest Offers A Behind-The-Scenes Peek Into The Mummers Parade With Tours And Hands-On Fun, December 28-31

Every January 1, while most of the country is recovering from their New Year’s Eve celebrations, the party in Philly is just hitting its stride as the Mummers march down Broad Street. But thanks to MummersFest, you don’t have to wait until New Year’s Day (or stand in the cold!) to marvel at the amazing […]

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December 17, 2014

The Merriam Theater Rings Out The Year With The Smashing Percussion Sensation Stomp, December 26-30

The Merriam Theater Rings Out The Year With The Smashing Percussion Sensation Stomp, December 26-30

Stomp, the show that creates joyful noise with hub caps, paint cans, brooms, kitchen sinks and more, makes for much merriment at the Merriam Theater, December 26-30. Begun as street performance that morphed into an international percussion sensation, Stomp’s success stems from its fabulous utilization of unlikely instruments of rhythm. Turning a wide array of […]

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December 17, 2014

Save The Date: The 115th Annual Mummers Parade Returns With 10,000 Performers, A New Route, Family Viewing Area And More, Thursday, January 1

Mummers Parade

It isn’t truly New Year’s Day in Philadelphia without thousands of costumed Philadelphians strutting down Broad Street for the annual Mummers Parade, which fills the city with revelry on Thursday, January 1. The parade, a Philadelphia tradition, welcomes men and women from 40 clubs to perform for the New Year’s Day crowd. The clubs are […]

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December 16, 2014

Awesome News Alert: Philadelphia To Get Its First Large-Scale Observation Deck 57 Stories Above The Ground In One Liberty Place In Summer 2015

Observation Deck

Yes! At long last, Philadelphia will soon have a proper observation deck! Today, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter announced that Montparnasse 56 Group is bringing a brand new observation deck experience to Philadelphia in Summer 2015. Montparnasse 56 (or M56) — a Parisian-based company that operates observation decks in the John Hancock Tower in Chicago and […]

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December 16, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia: Ring In 2015 With Two Huge New Year’s Eve Fireworks Displays Over The Delaware River At 6 P.M. And Midnight

New Year's Eve Fireworks Philadelphia

The last days of 2014 are at hand, folks. In anticipation of the final countdown on New Year’s Eve, it’s time to make plans to ring in 2015. Celebrations in Philadelphia will once again hit a crescendo with two fireworks shows on New Year’s Eve at 6 p.m. and midnight as SugarHouse Casino presents New […]

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December 16, 2014

Valley Forge Park Celebrates The Anniversary Of The Continental March In With Candlelight Tours, Music And More, Friday, December 19

Valley Forge

Visit the rolling hills of Valley Forge National Historic Park this Friday as the site celebrates the 237th anniversary of the march in of General George Washington’s Continental Army to Valley Forge with a free tour of the very grounds that the army marched and lived on. For six months, the Continental Army called Valley […]

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December 16, 2014

The Annual Christmas Crossing Of The Delaware Brings 200 Reenactors To Washington Crossing Historic Park On Christmas Day, December 25

The Annual Christmas Crossing Of The Delaware Brings 200 Reenactors To Washington Crossing Historic Park On Christmas Day, December 25

On Christmas Day, the banks of the Delaware River in Bucks County welcome crowds to watch the reenactment of George Washington’s daring 1776 river crossing, an act that changed the course of history. The Annual Christmas Crossing of the Delaware returns to Washington Crossing Historic Park for its 62nd year on Christmas Day, December 25, […]

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