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December 4, 2014

Roundup: Your Complete Guide To 2014 Holiday Season Happenings In Philadelphia By Neighborhood

Elfreth's Alley

All across Philadelphia, city neighborhoods are full to the brim with holiday cheer — think tree-lighting celebrations, festive holiday markets and ice skating followed by dinner at a cozy neighborhood restaurant. From Rittenhouse and Old City to Historic Germantown and Chestnut Hill, there’s no shortage of charming Philadelphia locales worth exploring. Below, we’ve rounded up […]

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September 18, 2014

Clark Park Music And Arts Fall Equinox Festival Returns This Saturday, September 20 With Music, Art, Vendors, Food Trucks And More

Clark Park Music And Arts Fall Equinox Festival Returns This Saturday, September 20 With Music, Art, Vendors, Food Trucks And More

More than 15 early-fall festivals hit Philadelphia and its surrounding towns this weekend, but in West Philadelphia, the main action is in verdant Clark Park. From 11 a.m. to sundown this Saturday, September 20, the Clark Park Music & Arts Fall Equinox Festival brings local musicians to the stage for free performances all day long. […]

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August 20, 2014

Pop-Up Dinner Parties In Philadelphia This Thursday, August 21: Dîner En Blanc Returns, Plus Dîner En Noir And Dîner En Sweatpants

Pop-Up Dinner Parties In Philadelphia This Thursday, August 21: Dîner En Blanc Returns, Plus Dîner En Noir And Dîner En Sweatpants

Don’t be alarmed if you spot a crowd of 3,400 people dressed completely in white and carting tables and chairs tomorrow night. This Thursday, August 21 marks the annual Dîner en Blanc event, a worldwide pop-up dining phenomenon celebrating its third year in Philadelphia. In 2014, the global event will appear in more than 40 […]

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August 14, 2014

Tonight Picks: Night Market Lancaster Avenue, Jazz At Franklin Square, Pairings On The Parkway, Yoga On The Pier, Free Movie Screenings, Pop-Up Beer Gardens And More

Tonight Picks: Night Market Lancaster Avenue, Jazz At Franklin Square, Pairings On The Parkway, Yoga On The Pier, Free Movie Screenings, Pop-Up Beer Gardens And More

GORGEOUS SUMMER WEATHER ALERT: Like so many Night Markets before it (including the one in Old City in May, shown above), tonight’s Night Market on Lancaster Avenue in University City has hit the weather jackpot. Seriously. Go outside right now and don’t come back in. The weather is beyond perfect for the abundance of outdoor […]

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August 7, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Movie Screenings Across The City, Quizzo At Franklin Square, Live Music And Alfresco Good Times At Chestnut Square, Food Trucks In Mt. Airy And More

Tonight Picks: Free Movie Screenings Across The City, Quizzo At Franklin Square, Live Music And Alfresco Good Times At Chestnut Square, Food Trucks In Mt. Airy And More

The weather forecast for tonight is seriously perfect. Thankfully, there are a bunch of outdoor events set to fill alfresco spaces across Philadelphia. The Schuylkill Banks invites folks out for a free screening of The Princess Bride, Penn’s Landing hosts a free screening of Jaws and Clark Park and The Awesome Fest team up to […]

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July 24, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Concert At Spruce Street Harbor Park, Free Movie Screenings Across The City, University City Dining Days, Pairings On The Parkway And More

Screenings Under the Stars at Penn's Landing in Philadelphia

Gear up for the weekend at a ton of outdoor (and indoor) happenings all over the city. Thursday nights mean free movie screenings all around the city — Ride Along at Penn’s Landing, Zoolander at the Schuylkill Banks and Jingle Bell Rocks! at Clark Park. Tonight, a special event arrives at Spruce Street Harbor Park, […]

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July 24, 2014

Shakespeare In Clark Park Returns With A Huge Production Of Henry IV Featuring A 100-Person Battle Scene And More, July 30-August 3

Shakespeare in Clark Park Philadelphia

Alfresco iambic pentameter, anyone? Now in its ninth season, Shakespeare in Clark Park revisits the West Philadelphia green space for another summer of free outdoor theatrical performances. Opening on Wednesday, July 30 and playing nightly at 7 p.m. through Sunday, August 3, the talented team behind Shakespeare in Clark Park presents its rendition of the […]

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July 10, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Outdoor Movie Screenings, Pairings On The Parkway, Spruce Street Harbor Park, Free Beer And Cheese Happy Hour At Di Bruno Bros., Fairmount French Fling Bar Crawl And More

Tonight Picks: Free Outdoor Movie Screenings, Pairings On The Parkway, Spruce Street Harbor Park, Free Beer And Cheese Happy Hour At Di Bruno Bros., Fairmount French Fling Bar Crawl And More

Inflatable movie screens pop up all over town this evening as numerous parks across the city play host to free outdoor movie screenings. The Schuylkill Banks screens Finding Nemo, Clark Park plays The Wizard of Oz as Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side Of the Moon plays over the speakers and Penn’s Landing hosts The Hunger […]

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June 24, 2014

Our Guide To The Awesome Fest, Eight Weeks Of Free Outdoor Movie Screenings In Parks Across The City, June 26-August 17

Our Guide To The Awesome Fest, Eight Weeks Of Free Outdoor Movie Screenings In Parks Across The City, June 26-August 17

Beginning this Thursday, June 26, The Awesome Fest returns for the summer with free movie nights at multiple locations all across Philadelphia. The outdoor movie festival kicks off this Thursday with a screening of Riot on the Dance Floor, a film about City Gardens, a former punk music venue in Trenton, at Clark Park. Expect […]

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June 17, 2014

The Clark Park Music And Arts Festival Celebrates The Summer Solstice With Live Music, Shopping And More, This Saturday, June 21

The Clark Park Music And Arts Festival Celebrates The Summer Solstice With Live Music, Shopping And More, This Saturday, June 21

This Saturday, June 21, Clark Park celebrates the Summer Solstice (the official start of summer) and the local music and art scene with the annual Clark Park Music and Arts Festival. Every year — for more than 40 years! — the festival falls on the Saturday closest to the summer equinox and celebrates the music […]

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