Follow Us
Find Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Subscribe to RSS
 

December 9, 2014

RiverRink Winterfest Hosts Local Musicians For Fireside Sessions, A Series Of Free Concerts On December 13, January 17 And February 21

RiverRink Winterfest Hosts Local Musicians For Fireside Sessions, A Series Of Free Concerts On December 13, January 17 And February 21

Get ready to rock around the Christmas tree! Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest brings the house down with live music by local bands once a month for its Fireside Sessions, curated by WXPN’s The Key. Rock out inside of The Lodge next to a roaring (electric) fireplace as talented musicians put on a free concert for […]

Read more»
 

December 4, 2014

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Throws A Huge Tree-Lighting Party With Live Music, Dance, Synchronized Skating And More Friday, December 5

Winterfest

Bring on the holiday cheer! This Friday, December 5, Blue Cross Riverrink Winterfest illuminates its 43-foot (!) Christmas tree during a festive and free lighting celebration from 6:45 to 8 p.m. Head out to the completely updated (and totally awesome) Winterfest site for an evening filled with skating, treats, live entertainment — including synchronized skating! […]

Read more»
 

November 25, 2014

The All-New Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Opens At Penn’s Landing This Friday, November 28, With A Spectacular Winter Beer Garden And Lodge, Ice Skating, Fire Pits, A Light Show, Pop-Up Holiday Shop And More

Penn's Landing Winterfest

Philadelphia, a veritable winter wonderland opens Thanksgiving weekend at Penn’s Landing. This winter, the longstanding Blue Cross RiverRink upgrades the ice skating experience on the Delaware River waterfront by reinstalling last season’s festive winter garden experience to the annual outdoor ice rink on the Delaware River. Debuting to the general public this Friday, November 28, […]

Read more»
 

November 21, 2014

Roundup: A Guide To The Top Christmas Tree Lighting Celebrations In Neighborhoods Throughout Philadelphia This Holiday Season

Waterfront Winterfest

Make merry this holiday season by attending a festive Christmas tree lighting celebration in a number of neighborhoods throughout the city. Bundle up, grab some friends and watch hundreds of twinkling lights illuminate trees at public spaces like Rittenhouse Square, Love Park, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, Citizens Bank Park and the Singing Fountain in East […]

Read more»
 

November 19, 2014

Get A Sneak Peek Of The Updated Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest At A Preview Party; Score $3 Off Tickets With Code UWISHUNU

Get A Sneak Peek Of The Updated Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest At A Preview Party; Score $3 Off Tickets With Code UWISHUNU

**UPDATE as of Monday, November 24** Due to unseasonably warm weather, the RiverRink Winterfest preview party has been postponed until Tuesday, November 25, 8-11 p.m. Heads up, winter-fun lovers: tickets are now available for a Sneak Peek Party at Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest! Set for Monday, November 24, the 21-and-up set can score a preview […]

Read more»
 

November 3, 2014

SugarHouse Casino Debuts Philadelphia’s First-Ever Poker Room, A 24-Hour Space For Poker Fans To Play

SugarHouse Casino Debuts Philadelphia's First-Ever Poker Room, A 24-Hour Space For Poker Fans To Play

Poker fans, take note: Over the weekend, SugarHouse Casino opened Philadelphia’s first-ever poker room. The new SugarHouse Poker Room promises 24 poker tables, which will allow up to 240 people to play at once. Note that this new room is just an interim poker room at SugarHouse. Next year, construction will be complete on a […]

Read more»
 

October 7, 2014

The Fishtown RiverCity Festival Returns For Its 7th Year This Saturday, October 11 With Live Music, A 5K Fun Run, Craft Beer And Arts Vendors At Penn Treaty Park

RiverCity Festival Philadelphia

Fall festivities come to Fishtown’s gorgeous Penn Treaty Park in a big way this weekend for the seventh annual RiverCity Festival, presented by the Fishtown Neighbors Association on Saturday, October 11. The free, afternoon-long festival showcases local music, draws focus to the tight-knit community, promotes up-and-coming local businesses and highlights all that makes Fishtown the […]

Read more»
 

October 7, 2014

The Old City Seaport Festival Returns With Tall Ships, A Parade Of Boats, A Pirate Ship Battle, Food Trucks, Craft Market And More, October 10-12

Old City Seaport Festival

Lovers of all things nautical, this one’s for you. This weekend, October 10 through 12, the Old City Seaport Festival returns for its third year of tall ship tours, moonlight sails, craft shopping, boat-centric activities, food trucks and more. The festival hits Penn’s Landing and celebrates Philadelphia’s seafaring past with a variety of free and […]

Read more»
 

September 24, 2014

Last And Final Chance: Spruce Street Harbor Park At Penn’s Landing Closes For The Season With A Weekend-Long Festival, September 26-28

Last And Final Chance: Spruce Street Harbor Park At Penn's Landing Closes For The Season With A Weekend-Long Festival, September 26-28

It’s really happening. After an excellent extension through September, alas, Spruce Street Harbor Park ends its season at Penn’s Landing this Sunday, September 28. But not without a party. This weekend, September 26-28, the park wraps up with a huge closing-weekend bash, highlighted by a free Bardo Pond, Spacin’ and Needle Points concert on Saturday, […]

Read more»
 

September 16, 2014

Spruce Street Harbor Park Announces New Fall Festival Coming This Weekend, September 19-21, With Craft Beer, Food Trucks, Live Music, Games And More

Spruce Street Harbor Park Announces New Fall Festival Coming This Weekend, September 19-21, With Craft Beer, Food Trucks, Live Music, Games And More

Fall arrives at Spruce Street Harbor Park this weekend in the form of autumnal decorations, spiced sangria, fall brews and (drumroll, please!), a multiple-day Fall Festival. From Friday, September 19 through Sunday, September 21, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation and Philly Beer Week team up for three days of festival goodness. The Fall Festival at […]

Read more»