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June 5, 2014

Reminder: The Homes Of Elfreth’s Alley Open Their Doors For The Annual Fete Day Festival, This Saturday, June 7

This Saturday, June 7, celebrate one of the historic district’s finest jewels, Elfreth’s Alley, the oldest continually occupied residential street in America, at its annual Fete Day festival. The Elfreth’s Alley Museum, housed within two adjacent homes on the cobblestone street, is the only part of the historic area that is public. But, on Saturday, […]

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May 27, 2014

Save The Date: Fete Day, The Annual Open House Festival, Returns To Elfreth’s Alley, Saturday, June 7

Philadelphia is full of hidden gems. This spring, celebrate one of the historic district’s finest jewels, Elfreth’s Alley, the oldest continually occupied residential street in America. Tucked away in Old City, Elfreth’s Alley welcomes visitors to walk its cobblestones daily. While a modern city has sprung up around it, the Alley preserves three centuries of […]

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December 6, 2013

Reminder: Elfreth’s Alley Opens Its Doors For The Annual Deck The Alley Holiday Open House This Saturday, December 7, 3-7 P.M.

Alright, history buffs. If you’ve ever peeked through the windows of historic homes in Philadelphia, this event is for you. The residents of Old City’s historic Elfreth’s Alley, America’s oldest continuously residential street, will once again open their doors for the annual Deck the Alley open house this Saturday, December 7 from 3 to 7 […]

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November 19, 2013

Save The Date: Elfreth’s Alley To Host Its Annual Deck The Alley Holiday Open House On Saturday, December 7

The residents of Old City’s historic Elfreth’s Alley, America’s oldest continuously residential street, will once again open their doors for the annual Deck the Alley open house on Saturday, December 7 from 3 to 7 p.m. As the nation’s oldest continuously inhabited street, Elfreth’s Alley was home to 18th century colonial Philadelphians. Its painstakingly preserved […]

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June 5, 2013

Roundup: Our Guide To The Dozens And Dozens Of Festivals Coming Your Way This Summer

All summer long, outdoor festivals abound in Philadelphia. To help you navigate through them all and find the ones you definitely do not want to miss, we’ve compiled our Summer Festivals roundup with all the festivals we could find taking place within the next few months. Whether you’re looking to dance to the music of […]

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June 3, 2013

Fete Day, The Annual Open House Festival, Returns To Elfreth’s Alley, Saturday, June 8

Elfreth’s Alley, America’s oldest continuously residential street, is located right in the midst of Old City. While it sees its fair share of foot traffic each day, guests of the historic street hardly ever have the opportunity to discover the homes of the 60 residents. On just a few select days of the year, the […]

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May 17, 2013

Visit Elfreth’s Alley To Take In The Brand New Exhibit, Making Ends Meet: 300 Years of Life on Elfreth’s Alley, Opening This Saturday, May 18

As the nation’s oldest continuously inhabited street, Elfreth’s Alley was home to 18th-century colonial Philadelphians. Located in the heart of Old City between Front and 2nd Streets just north of Arch, the Elfreth’s Alley Museum is one of few landmarks dedicated to the everyday American. This weekend, the Elfreth’s Alley Museum welcomes a new exhibition […]

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March 14, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Affordable Attractions In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a great place to be on a budget. Many of our museums, theaters and historical landmarks often offer discounted tickets and cheap events on certain days. Plus, many of our great attractions are just inexpensive — or free! — to begin with. No matter what your budget is, this list encompasses plenty of […]

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November 28, 2012

Roundup: Our Picks For The Top 10 Holiday Dates In Philadelphia

With a nip in the air and the holidays near, this is arguably the most romantic time of the year. In case you’re in need of some amatory ideas, we’ve rounded up some of the best holiday date ideas in and around Philadelphia. Some are tried-and-true seasonal favorites year after year, some may be new […]

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November 26, 2012

Elfreth’s Alley To Host Its Annual “Deck The Alley” Holiday Open House This Saturday, December 1: Refreshments, Carolers And Benjamin Franklin

The residents of Old City’s historic Elfreth’s Alley, America’s oldest continuously residential street, will once again open their doors for the annual “Deck the Alley” open house this Saturday, December 1 from 4-7 p.m. As the nation’s oldest continuously inhabited street, Elfreth’s Alley was home to 18th century colonial Philadelphians. Its painstakingly preserved architectural details […]

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