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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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October 16, 2014

Tonight Picks: The Philadelphia Film Festival Kicks Off, Terror Behind The Walls, Last Call For The PHS Pop-Up Garden, DesignPhiladelphia, Third Thursdee At Pizza Brain And More

We’re just a little more than a week away from Halloween, but there’s already plenty of fun brewing in Philadelphia. Tonight, the Philadelphia Film Festival starts its 10-day run of bringing the best in new cinema to Philadelphia theaters. The festival starts with an opening-night screening of Birdman, an already-lauded film starring a cast of […]

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October 15, 2014

Tonight Picks: Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The Art Museum And National Museum Of American Jewish History, Terror Behind The Walls, DesignPhiladelphia And More

It’s a great evening to take advantage of indoor diversions, and thankfully it’s pay-what-you-wish Wednesday at not one, but two museums in Philadelphia. Both the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the National Museum of American Jewish History invite guests in for after-hours art, special events and more. Elsewhere, DesignPhiladelphia continues at venues across the city. […]

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October 9, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Movie Screenings At Dilworth Park And PHS Pop-Up Garden, Glow In The Park, Manayunk Restaurant Week, DesignPhiladelphia Events And More

Start your weekend a night early at any number of the fun-filled events on tap for this evening. Tonight, the favorite alfresco pastime continues as Dilworth Park and the PHS Pop-Up Garden host free outdoor movie screenings. Head to Dilworth Park for a screening of Kinky Boots, and the PHS Pop-Up Garden for a screening […]

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October 8, 2014

Halloween Happenings In Philadelphia: Our Guide To Scary Attractions, Family-Friendly Events, Parties And More

As Halloween approaches, the eerie side of the Philadelphia area shines through via ghost tours and creepy parties, in addition to family-friendly happenings, too. For serious thrill-seekers, several of the area’s haunted houses (think Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary) have earned acclaim for their Hollywood-quality special effects, animatronics, pyrotechnics and teams of […]

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October 7, 2014

Columbus Day Weekend In Philadelphia: Our Guide To How To Spend The Long Weekend In Philly

In typical long weekend form, the Philadelphia area is full of happenings to fill your calendar this Columbus Day, which hits on Monday, October 13. From Bloktoberfest on South Street to Old City Fest in Old City and a County Fair-themed event at The Oval and the RiverCity Festival at Penn Treaty Park, the festivals […]

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September 26, 2014

Roundup: Fall Festivals In Philadelphia 2014 — Our Updated Guide To The More Than 50 Fall Festivals Hitting Philly In The Coming Weeks

As the weather cools, the city heats up with fall festivals — seasonal celebrations, beer fetes, food truck corrals, major outdoor craft festivals, neighborhood block parties, a bacon festival and even more. Every single weekend between now and mid-November is chock-full of festivals in all parts of the city and countryside, too. At the beginning […]

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September 24, 2014

Campus Philly’s CollegeFest Returns To The Benjamin Franklin Parkway With Music, Games, Free Museum Admission And More, This Saturday, September 27

Heads up, college students! To welcome back the city’s students, Campus Philly once again will put on CollegeFest, a free festival largely held on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, this Saturday, September 27. Philadelphia will welcome back thousands of college students this fall, and to celebrate Campus Philly hosts a day of festivities, food and free […]

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September 19, 2014

Now Open: Terror Behind The Walls At Eastern State Penitentiary Is Back And Scarier Than Ever, Beginning Today, September 19

The frightful Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary officially opens for its 2014 season today, September 19. One of the nation’s biggest and top-rated haunted attractions, Terror Behind the Walls brings Hollywood-quality special effects and lighting, digital sound, animatronic creatures, custom props and over 200 performers to Eastern State Penitentiary for a shockingly […]

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September 10, 2014

Save The Date: Campus Philly’s CollegeFest Returns To The Benjamin Franklin Parkway With Music, Games, Free Museum Admission And More, September 27

Calling all college students! To welcome back the city’s students, Campus Philly once again will put on CollegeFest, a free festival largely held on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, on Saturday, September 27. Upon arrival, students are asked to check in at the Campus Philly booth to pick up wristbands that get you free museum entry […]

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