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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

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 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

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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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 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 9, 2014

County Fair At The Oval Brings A Ferris Wheel, Movie Screenings, Food Trucks, Outdoor Drinks, Music And More To The Parkway, October 10-12

Exciting news! A full-fledged County Fair arrives at The Oval this weekend, October 10 through 12, for the last of The Oval’s weekends of fall programming. Celebrate fall — and fairs — with everything from a Ferris wheel and carnival games to an outdoor bar and free movie screenings. Read on for our guide to […]

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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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