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July 2, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: The Super Scooper All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Festival Returns With Three-Days Of Dessert, July 4-July 6

Ice cream arrives at Penn’s Landing in a major way as the annual Super Scooper All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Festival returns with three-days of ice cream-centric fun. From Friday, July 4 through Sunday, July 6, visit Penn’s Landing for the annual festival, which promises frozen treats of all sort — water ice, creamy ice cream and […]

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June 18, 2014

The African American Museum Celebrates Juneteenth With Lessons, Crafts And More Family-Friendly Programming, Saturday, June 21

This weekend, The African American Museum in Philadelphia celebrates Juneteenth, the anniversary of the day slavery was abolished in the United States, with a variety of Juneteenth programming. On Saturday, June 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. the museum teams up with Macy’s for the recurring Macy’s Family Day events, full days of special […]

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May 30, 2014

Now Open: Hippo Haven At The Adventure Aquarium, A New Exhibition Promising Prime Views Of The Aquarium’s Hippopotamuses

The Philadelphia area’s acclaimed aquarium, Adventure Aquarium, recently opened a brand-new exhibit to bring attention to its two largest residents — Genny and Button, two 3,000-pound hippopotamuses. Hippo Haven, the new exhibition, offers guests the opportunity to view the enormous animals, from either top or lower viewing sections. Plus, Adventure Aquarium is the only aquarium […]

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April 24, 2014

Reminder: The Philadelphia International Children’s Festival Kicks Off Its 30th Anniversary Year, Opening Wednesday, April 30

Beginning next Wednesday, April 30, the Philadelphia International Children’s Festival returns for its 30th year of family-friendly fun. Running through Sunday, May 4 at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, the festival promises an array of theatrical performances and hands-on programming for children. The festival starts up on Wednesday, April 30 with a 30th […]

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April 11, 2014

Sakura Sunday, The Grand Finale Of The 2014 Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival, Arrives In Fairmount Park This Sunday, April 13

Get ready to enjoy the springtime sunshine with a party in the park this Sunday, April 13. Philadelphia’s annual fête of flowers and Japanese culture, the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival, has bloomed throughout the city for the past two weeks. This Sunday, April 13, the centerpiece of the festival unfolds with the day-long Japanese culture […]

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April 2, 2014

Our Guide To The 2014 Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival, Blooming Throughout Philadelphia With Culinary Events, Shows, Workshops And More, April 2-13

As we look for cherry trees to begin to burst with pink and white blossoms, the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia presents its annual fête of flowers and Japanese culture, the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival, April 2-13. Celebrating the near forest of sakura (flowering Japanese cherry trees) in historic Fairmount Park, most of which […]

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March 26, 2014

Smith Memorial Playground Presents Its Annual Spring Kick Off, Play-A-Palooza, This Saturday, March 29

UPDATE: Play-A-Palooza has been canceled due to inclement weather. Playtime is the name of the game this Saturday, March 29 at Fairmount Park’s Smith Memorial Playground. From noon to 3 p.m., families are invited out for Play-A-Palooza, an event made to celebrate a new season of the well-loved playground. In addition to playtime on slides, […]

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March 18, 2014

The Academy Of Natural Sciences Celebrates The Anniversary Of Its Founding With Pay-What-You-Wish Admission And Special Events This Friday, March 21

Celebrate the 202nd birthday of the Academy of Natural Sciences as it raises a hat to the day it was established — Founders Day — on Friday, March 21. All day long, the museum promises guests pay-what-you-wish admission in honor of the anniversary. Look forward to hands-on activities, a dinosaur nest workshop, a fossil prep […]

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March 13, 2014

Coming Attraction: The 2014 Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival Returns With Tons Of Family-Friendly Events Across Philadelphia, April 2-13

While the temperature today may not exactly feel like spring, the season of budding trees and flowers is coming soon — it’s just one week away, to be exact. To welcome the season, the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival returns on Wednesday, April 2 and brings nearly two weeks of programming to Philadelphia — through Sunday, April […]

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March 7, 2014

Reminder: The Philadelphia Flower Show Kicks Off Its Final Days With A Live Q&A From Food Network Star Rachael Ray, Today At 1:30 P.M.

The promise of spring feels almost within reach, thanks to the brilliant blooms of the 2014 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. All week long, the Flower Show has captivated thousands of visitors from around the globe with stunning displays celebrating the beauty of plants and the art of gardening. This year’s […]

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