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September 19, 2014

Weekend Picks: Giant Oktoberfest Block Parties At Brauhaus Schmitz And Frankford Hall, Fall Fest At Spruce Street Harbor Park, PHS Fall Festival, Pop-Up Greenway Block Party, Center City Restaurant Week, Fringe Festival’s Closing Weekend And More

It’s still officially summer for a few more days, but that is not stopping the autumnal activities from kicking into high gear this weekend with with Oktoberfest celebrations, fall festivals, outdoor art shows and more. On Saturday, both Brauhaus Schmitz and Frankford Hall host their annual Oktoberfest block parties complete with games, food, music and […]

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September 17, 2014

Reminder: Brauhaus Schmitz’s And Frankford Hall’s Oktoberfest Block Parties Take Over The City, This Saturday, September 20

Philadelphia puts on its lederhosen this Saturday, September 20 for a number of blockbuster Oktoberfest events, including Frankford Hall’s Fishtown block party and Brauhaus Schmitz’s South Street celebration. Frankford Hall’s annual block party shuts down Frankford Avenue from Girard Avenue to Shackamaxon Streets and promises numerous beer tents, German eats, games and even food and […]

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September 10, 2014

Roundup: Oktoberfests in Philadelphia 2014 — Where To Celebrate Oktoberfest In Philly At Festivals, Block Parties, Beer Gardens And More

The Summer of the Beer Garden was epic – so it’s comforting that, as it winds down, it leads us right into Oktoberfest season, during which Philadelphia’s beer gardens can shine just as bright. And that time is upon us – it is officially Oktoberfest season in Philadelphia. Which means, over the next five-plus weeks, […]

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September 5, 2014

Save The Date: Brauhaus Schmitz Celebrates Oktoberfest 2014 With Its Annual Street Festival On Saturday, September 20

Most people probably need time to prepare to face 2,000 pounds of roast pork and sausage, so this should be considered an official heads up: Brauhaus Schmitz Oktoberfest 2014 will take place on Saturday, September 20. And there will be lots and lots of meat. The South Street bierhall is going above and beyond in […]

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June 26, 2014

Tonight Picks: The Awesome Fest Summer Movie Series In Clark Park, Schuylkill Banks Outdoor Movie Night, Pairings On The Parkway And More

Embrace the summertime mood tonight, folks. This evening, two parks host outdoor movie screenings and alfresco events rule. Tonight, The Awesome Fest, the seriously-popular free summer movie series, kicks off with a screening of Riot on the Dance Floor, a documentary about a former punk venue in Trenton, New Jersey. It’s the first night of […]

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June 24, 2014

Roundup: Best Places To Watch The World Cup In Philadelphia Including Team USA’s Huge Matchup Against Belgium At 4 P.M. On Tuesday, July 1

UPDATE: We’ve updated this post on Monday, June 30 for this week’s World Cup viewing (and the USA vs. Belgium game on July 1!). Ok guys, pretty much the entire city has caught World Cup fever and it’s awesome. And there’s a lot of soccer still to be played. There are three more days of […]

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June 11, 2014

Roundup: Where To Watch The World Cup In Philadelphia With Kickoff Events, Viewing Parties, Bar Specials And More, June 12-July 13

The City of Brotherly Love celebrates the FIFA World Cup with tons of alfresco events, viewing parties, drink specials and more, June 12-July 13. This post has been updated, but — click here — for our most recent World Cup roundup. The 2014 FIFA World Cup fills stadiums across Brazil from June 12 to July […]

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June 9, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Father’s Day Dinner, Brunch And Events In And Around Philadelphia

It’s time to show pop some love. Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 15, and to celebrate dear ol’ dad, a slew of Philadelphia restaurants, bars and attractions host Father’s Day celebrations all weekend long. From free steak dinners and free beer for Dad, to an outdoor extravaganza on Independence Mall, making every father in […]

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April 30, 2014

Brauhaus Schmitz’s Annual Maifest, A Daylong German Beer And Food Festival, Runs Alongside The South Street Festival This Saturday, May 3

Bring on the block party! This Saturday, May 3, South Street hosts a huge eight-block and nine-hour spring festival, the South Street Headhouse District Spring Festival. Complementing the South Street Spring Festival, Brauhaus Schmitz hosts its second-annual Maifest, a full day of drinking, eating, dancing around a maipole and additional German-themed merriment. From 11 a.m. […]

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April 23, 2014

Tonight Picks: Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday And Shakespeare’s Birthday Party At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art, Game Of Thrones Quizzo At Drinker’s West, Philly Black Gay Pride Festival And More

The Philadelphia Museum of Art hosts even more programming than normal for pay-what-you-wish Wednesday. Tonight, look forward to events celebrating its marquee exhibition, Treasures From Korea in addition to a birthday party for William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday (today!). Head out for themed tours of the main building, a look at the marquee exhibition and plenty […]

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