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August 27, 2014

Completely Awesome Breaking News Alert: Spruce Street Harbor Park To Stay Open For Another Month, Continue To Wow Visitors And Residents Alike Through Sunday, September 28!

Due to popular demand, Spruce Street Harbor Park will remain open for one more month, through Sunday, September 28. The public has spoken, and the good people of the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation — the nonprofit group operating the pop-up park — have listened. That’s right: there’s now one more month to lounge in hammocks, […]

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August 25, 2014

Now Open: Chef Peter Woolsey Debuts La Peg At FringeArts, The New Restaurant And Beer Garden At The Waterfront Performing Arts Venue

Last fall, one of Philadelphia’s foremost contemporary arts organizations, FringeArts, welcomed the public to its new venue, taking the amazing performing arts of the annual Fringe Festival and giving artists a brand-new permanent home on the Delaware River waterfront. Housed in the former firehouse pumping station beneath the Benjamin Franklin Bridge on the Delaware River […]

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August 25, 2014

Last Chance: Phenomenonal Pop-Up Spruce Street Harbor Park At Penn’s Landing Closes On Labor Day, Monday, September 1

***UPDATE*** As of Wednesday, August 27, the Spruce Street Harbor Park season has been extended through Sunday, September 28. For more info, click here. We hate to be the bearer of sad news, but alas, Spruce Street Harbor Park concludes its season at Penn’s Landing on Monday, September 1. The pop-up public park on the […]

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August 18, 2014

Head To Spruce Street Harbor Park This Thursday, August 21 For The Last Free Concert At The Pop-Up This Summer

For the past two months, Spruce Street Harbor Park on the Delaware River Waterfront has made an absolutely amazing addition to Philadelphia’s alfresco scene, drawing this city’s population down to the river all summer long. We’re sad to report that the pop-up park at Penn’s Landing wraps up its run as an awesome placemaking installation […]

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August 12, 2014

The Caribbean Festival Returns To Penn’s Landing With Music, Authentic Food, Vendors And More, This Sunday, August 17

This Sunday, August 17, Penn’s Landing welcomes the sights, sounds and tastes of the Caribbean at its annual Caribbean Festival, a free fête presented with the PECO Multicultural Series. From noon to 8 p.m., the Caribbean Festival celebrates the culture of 14 islands — from Puerto Rico and Panama to St. Lucia and Grenada — […]

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August 7, 2014

Pier 53 At Washington Avenue Green Opens Friday, August 15, Bringing A New Permanent Park To The Delaware River Waterfront

Did you know Philadelphia had its own “Ellis Island” on the Delaware River? Once the site of Philadelphia’s immigration station and the nation’s first Navy Yard, Pier 53 at Washington Avenue Green opens Friday, August 15 as a brand-new public park in South Philly. As if Penn’s Landing’s Spruce Street Harbor Park — just named […]

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August 6, 2014

Our Guide To The Bassmaster Elite Tournament Series Taking Place This Weekend, August 7-10, At Penn’s Landing On The Delaware River

Professional fishing action hits Philadelphia this week when the Bassmaster Elite Series Professional Tournament makes its stop on the Delaware River this Thursday, August 7 through Sunday, August 10. A series of nine tournaments throughout 2014, the Bassmaster Elite Series Professional Tournament welcomes the world’s top anglers to Philadelphia to cast their lines during four […]

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July 30, 2014

Reminder: Get Ready For The Bassmaster Elite Tournament Series, Four Days Of Angler Action On The Delaware River, August 7-10

Get ready for some serious fishing action, Philadelphia. A series of nine tournaments throughout 2014, the Bassmaster Elite Series Professional Tournament welcomes the world’s top anglers to Philadelphia this summer to cast their lines during four days of competition, August 7-10. Competition Overview Held on the Delaware River, the four-day, catch-and-release match is Philadelphia’s first-ever […]

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July 29, 2014

Smooth Jazz Summer Nights, Free Friday Night Concerts, Return To Penn’s Landing For The Month, Fridays, August 1-29

Live music fills Penn’s Landing for its summertime series, Smooth Jazz Summer Nights, a free weekly series occurring every Friday night in August. The concerts put the spotlight on renowned jazz musicians from across the globe. Beginning this Friday, August 1, the free alfresco concerts kick off with a performance by David Benoit, a jazz […]

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July 28, 2014

The Annual ACANA African Festival Entertains With Live Music, Dance, Food And More On Penn’s Landing, Sunday, August 3

Why travel overseas for a taste of world culture? Just head to Penn’s Landing for its PECO Multicultural Series, a succession of outdoor festivals that celebrate cultural traditions from across the globe. The PECO Energy Multicultural Festival season runs on weekends all summer long, and this weekend is no different. On Sunday, August 3, the […]

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