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October 31, 2014

Weekend Picks, Halloween Edition: Halloween Parties Across The City, Trick-Or-Treating Events, Day Of The Dead Celebrations, Peddler’s Village Apple Festival, Closing Weekend For Independence Beer Garden, Clover Market And More

Halloween is here and Philadelphia marks the holiday in a major way with killer celebrations all weekend long. Tonight, Friday, October 31 is Halloween and tomorrow, November 1 is the Day of the Dead, which means spooky celebrations are in high supply. Eastern State Penitentiary continues its super scary Terror Behind the Walls — the […]

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October 30, 2014

Tonight Picks, Night-Before-Halloween Edition: Terror Behind The Walls, Ghost Tours And A Cemetery Flashlight Tour, Halloween Parties At Alla Spina, Silk City And Cantina, A Zombie Bar Crawl And More

It’s here, Philly. The weekend-long celebration of All Hallow’s Eve can officially commence. Start your Halloween weekend early with Halloween eve festivities taking place across the city. Zombies take over Northern Liberties at the annual Zombie Bar Crawl. Crawlers are asked to come in their spookiest zombie makeup and apparel and crawl from bar to […]

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October 29, 2014

Tonight Picks: Final Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At NMAJH, Terror Behind The Walls, Ghost Tours, Halloween Movies At PFS Roxy Theater, Yoga At Franklin Square And More

Tonight marks the final pay-what-you-wish Wednesday at the National Museum of American Jewish History. The summer and fall series closes with a bang as the museum hosts a launch party for its creative residence program, which tonight will feature a special work by Martha Graham Cracker. Halloween fun is brewing all around town with Terror […]

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October 29, 2014

Accolades Continue To Pour In For Terror Behind The Walls At Eastern State Penitentiary: Terror Behind The Walls Featured On Yesterday Morning’s Today Show

A round of applause is in order for Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary, which was featured on yesterday morning’s Today show as part of Today’s Halloween Boo-nanza. In the segment, Natalie Morales and Jenna Bush Hager tour the historic prison, learn about the prisoners and even take part in a creepy ghost […]

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October 27, 2014

Your Complete Guide To Halloween Weekend In Philadelphia 2014: A Day-By-Day Breakdown Of The Best Parties, Concerts, Trick-Or-Treating, Haunted Activities And More

Halloween weekend is shaping up to be pretty epic this year, thanks to Halloween falling on a Friday. That means there are going to be three-plus days of Halloweens festivities blanketing the city. Here’s how the weekend sets up: Thursday, October 30 is Mischief Night; Friday, October 31 is Halloween; and Saturday, November 1 is […]

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October 23, 2014

Tonight Picks: Philadelphia Film Festival Block Party, Ghost Tours And Halloween Happenings, Mega-Bad Movie Night, 215 Festival And More

As the weekend creeps up on us, the workweek starts its wrap up with a slew of cool events. Tonight, the Philadelphia Film Festival continues with screenings, yes, but also with a food truck block party on Sansom Street to celebrate the PFS Roxy Theater’s first year as a Philadelphia Film Festival venue. Over the […]

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October 22, 2014

Tonight Picks: Witch Craft Beer Crawl In East Passyunk, Terror Behind The Walls, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday, Ghost Tours, Philadelphia Film Festival And More

Rainy Wednesday evenings call for museum visits, bar crawls and haunted fun. Luckily, the city is full of rainy-weather appropriate happenings this evening. Both the Philadelphia Museum of Art and National Museum of American Jewish History swing open their doors for whatever price you’d like to pay for the weekly pay-what-you-wish Wednesday promotion. East Passyunk […]

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October 21, 2014

Halloween In Philadelphia 2014: Our Guide To Costume Parties, Themed Dinners, Haunted Houses, Concerts And More On Friday, October 31

Get ready for a monster of holiday weekend, Philadelphia. We’re pretty psyched Halloween is on a Friday this year, since that means the parties and celebrations can go all weekend long. Whether you’re looking for activities for pint-sized trick-or-treaters or blowouts for party-ready grown-ups, festivities are in high supply in neighborhoods across the city. Also […]

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October 21, 2014

Eastern State Penitentiary’s Terror Behind The Walls Named The Scariest Place In America; Get $3 Off Tickets With Code VISITPHILLY31

Fancy a good fright this Halloween season? Eastern State Penitentiary’s truly terrifying Terror Behind The Walls turns the fright factor way up on fall fun with its hair-raising theatrical production. One of the nation’s best-attended and top-rated haunted attractions, Terror Behind the Walls features Hollywood-quality sets, custom-designed props, realistic animatronics, digital sound effects and more […]

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October 17, 2014

Weekend Picks: Harry Potter Festival, Reading Terminal Market Harvest Festival, Dilworth Park OctoberFest, Thirstoberfest, Terror Behind The Walls, Clover Market, Final Days Of PHS Pop-Up And More

Here comes another big weekend, Philadelphia. Fall festivals fill practically every neighborhood in the city and countryside Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The blockbuster Harry Potter Festival hits Chestnut Hill this weekend — Friday and Saturday — and turns the neighborhood into Diagon Alley complete with a Potter Pub Crawl, a quidditch match, sorting hat demonstration, […]

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