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September 26, 2014

Asian Arts Initiative Pearl Street Block Party Brings An All-Day Neighborhood Arts Festival To Chinatown North, Saturday, September 27

Once purely known as an industrial district, now the neighborhood just north of Chinatown — dubbed Chinatown North or Callowhill — hosts a burgeoning cultural scene, home to a wide range of artist collectives, galleries, non-profit organizations and other creative groups. One of the hearts of this developing ’hood is the Asian Arts Initiative and […]

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September 26, 2014

Weekend Picks: Closing Weekend Of Spruce Street Harbor Park, Shopping Market At Dilworth Park, Opera On The Mall, Campus Philly CollegeFest, Puerto Rican Day Parade, Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival And More

It’s the first official weekend of fall, and the weather forecast couldn’t be better. Philly welcomes the season with blockbuster festivals, smaller neighborhood block parties, events at the new Dilworth Park and the final weekend of Spruce Street Harbor Park — the seriously, seriously awesome pop-up park, restaurant and beer garden on the waterfront. Bid […]

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September 25, 2014

Harry Potter Festival Returns To Chestnut Hill October 17-18 To Transform The Neighborhood Into A Magical World With A Harry Potter Pub Crawl, Film Screening, Quidditch Tournament And Much More

Calling all wizards, muggles and literature lovers: Chestnut Hill’s Harry Potter Festival Weekend returns this October. The annual blockbuster Harry Potter Festival takes over the charming town of Chestnut Hill on Friday, October 17, and Saturday, October 18, for two days of spellbinding events that magically morph the neighborhood into the much-loved fictional world created […]

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September 25, 2014

Festival Alert: The Midtown Village Fall Festival Arrives On 13th Street Saturday, October 4 With Seven Blocks Of Food, Shopping, Live Music, A Beer Garden And More

This fall, the streets, parks and public spaces of Philadelphia host dozens and dozens of fall festivals, but few match the all-out revelry of the Midtown Village Fall Festival. Returning for its ninth year of Midtown merrymaking on Saturday, October 4 from noon to 8 p.m., the fest welcomes tens of thousands to live it […]

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September 25, 2014

Sample More Than 75 Hard Ciders At The Pour The Core: Hard Cider Festival At The Navy Yard, This Saturday, September 27

It’s apple season in Philly, and there are few better ways to celebrate than with a refreshing hard apple cider — or 75! This Saturday, the Pour The Core: Hard Cider Festival series returns to Philly for the second year in a row, setting up camp at The Navy Yard. Whether you’re a hard cider […]

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September 25, 2014

The Brandywine Harvest Festival Celebrates Local Pennsylvania Wineries With Tastings, Tours And More, September 27-28 And October 4-5

In agricultural terms, fall signifies the end of the growing cycle for crops, hence, the harvest. Fortunately, with every end comes a new beginning and this month sees the commencement of the seasonal celebrations known as harvest festivals. For the next two weekends, September 27-28 and October 4-5, celebrate the harvest season in the scenic […]

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September 24, 2014

The Downingtown Fall Fest Returns With A Victory Beer Garden, Shopping, A BMX Bike Show, Live Music And More, Sunday, September 28

Cheers! Downingtown Fall Fest brings beer-fueled fun to the Chester County town this Sunday, September 28 from noon to 4 p.m. Presented by Victory Brewing Company, the festival promises more than 150 vendors, a Victory beer garden and tasty fare from Wallace Avenue to Green Street on Lancaster Avenue. Enjoy alfresco food and beer from […]

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September 23, 2014

Our Guide To The Manayunk StrEAT Food Fall Festival, Returning With More Than 40 Food Trucks, A Beer Garden, Shopping And More, Sunday, September 28

This Sunday, September 28, the Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival is back and bigger than ever — seriously. For the first time ever, the bi-annual fest promises a beer garden and a designated kids area — and will close down Main Street for vehicular traffic to allow for even more food truck goodness. From 11 a.m. […]

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September 23, 2014

The Art-Reach Fall Festival Brings Interactive Arts, Live Entertainment, Food Trucks And More To West Fairmount Park, Saturday, September 27

From world-class museums to powerful performances, Philadelphia is alive with the arts. Art-Reach, a local non-profit organization, helps make sure that no one misses out on these amazing cultural experiences. To celebrate 28 years of helping Philly’s underserved audiences connect with the arts, this fantastic organization is throwing a fun-filled fundraising event. This Saturday, September […]

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September 19, 2014

Weekend Picks: Giant Oktoberfest Block Parties At Brauhaus Schmitz And Frankford Hall, Fall Fest At Spruce Street Harbor Park, PHS Fall Festival, Pop-Up Greenway Block Party, Center City Restaurant Week, Fringe Festival’s Closing Weekend And More

It’s still officially summer for a few more days, but that is not stopping the autumnal activities from kicking into high gear this weekend with with Oktoberfest celebrations, fall festivals, outdoor art shows and more. On Saturday, both Brauhaus Schmitz and Frankford Hall host their annual Oktoberfest block parties complete with games, food, music and […]

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