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December 19, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia 2015: The Best Places To Watch New Year’s Eve Fireworks Over The Delaware River At 6 P.M. And Midnight

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia 2015: The Best Places To Watch New Year’s Eve Fireworks Over The Delaware River At 6 P.M. And Midnight

Where will you be for the final countdown to the New Year? Ring in 2015 with either of two free fireworks shows on the Delaware River waterfront as SugarHouse Casino once again presents a double dose of New Year’s Eve pyrotechnics. For those on the waterfront, listen for piped music in conjunction with the spectacle. […]

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December 19, 2014

The Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University Hosts All-Star Days With Special Demos, Hands-On Activities And More, December 27-30

ANSP

If you need some family-friendly fun to fill your days off between Christmas and New Year’s, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University has what you’re looking for: All-Star Days. From Saturday, December 27 through Tuesday, December 30, the Center City science museum will showcase its most popular family programs with special programs and […]

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December 19, 2014

Head To Old City For Free Hot Chocolate And Live Music During The First Old City Holiday Music Choctacular, Saturdays, December 20 And 27

Head To Old City For Free Hot Chocolate And Live Music During The First Old City Holiday Music Choctacular, Saturdays, December 20 And 27

Warm both belly and soul this holiday season with a sweet new event in Old City. This Saturday, December 20 and next Saturday, December 27, the first-ever Old City Holiday Music Choctacular hits the cobblestones of one of Philadelphia’s oldest neighborhoods. From 1 to 5 p.m., live holiday music and jazz will fill the air […]

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December 18, 2014

MummersFest Offers A Behind-The-Scenes Peek Into The Mummers Parade With Tours And Hands-On Fun, December 28-31

MummersFest Offers A Behind-The-Scenes Peek Into The Mummers Parade With Tours And Hands-On Fun, December 28-31

Every January 1, while most of the country is recovering from their New Year’s Eve celebrations, the party in Philly is just hitting its stride as the Mummers march down Broad Street. But thanks to MummersFest, you don’t have to wait until New Year’s Day (or stand in the cold!) to marvel at the amazing […]

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December 18, 2014

Last Chance: The Franklin Flea Holiday Market Hosts Its Final Shopping Day Of The Season This Saturday, December 20

Last Chance: The Franklin Flea Holiday Market Hosts Its Final Shopping Day Of The Season This Saturday, December 20

Heads up: there’s just one more shopping day left on the calendar to scoop up sweet gifts at the Franklin Flea Holiday Market, which hosts its final market day this Saturday, December 20. Housed in a beautiful historic Center City Philadelphia building at 8th and Market streets, the holiday market popped up this season in […]

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December 17, 2014

Little Baby’s Ice Cream Community Supported Ice Cream Program 2015 Sign-Ups Are Open Through Wednesday, December 24

Little Baby's

Who doesn’t need a little extra sweetness to get through the doldrums of winter? Thankfully, as we hit peak darkness, there is a solution: Little Baby’s Ice Cream offers what very well may be the world’s first and only Community Supported Ice Cream program. That’s CSIC for short. Declaring it a strike against the enemy […]

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December 17, 2014

The Merriam Theater Rings Out The Year With The Smashing Percussion Sensation Stomp, December 26-30

The Merriam Theater Rings Out The Year With The Smashing Percussion Sensation Stomp, December 26-30

Stomp, the show that creates joyful noise with hub caps, paint cans, brooms, kitchen sinks and more, makes for much merriment at the Merriam Theater, December 26-30. Begun as street performance that morphed into an international percussion sensation, Stomp’s success stems from its fabulous utilization of unlikely instruments of rhythm. Turning a wide array of […]

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December 17, 2014

Save The Date: The 115th Annual Mummers Parade Returns With 10,000 Performers, A New Route, Family Viewing Area And More, Thursday, January 1

Mummers Parade

It isn’t truly New Year’s Day in Philadelphia without thousands of costumed Philadelphians strutting down Broad Street for the annual Mummers Parade, which fills the city with revelry on Thursday, January 1. The parade, a Philadelphia tradition, welcomes men and women from 40 clubs to perform for the New Year’s Day crowd. The clubs are […]

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December 16, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia: Ring In 2015 With Two Huge New Year’s Eve Fireworks Displays Over The Delaware River At 6 P.M. And Midnight

New Year's Eve Fireworks Philadelphia

The last days of 2014 are at hand, folks. In anticipation of the final countdown on New Year’s Eve, it’s time to make plans to ring in 2015. Celebrations in Philadelphia will once again hit a crescendo with two fireworks shows on New Year’s Eve at 6 p.m. and midnight as SugarHouse Casino presents New […]

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December 16, 2014

Valley Forge Park Celebrates The Anniversary Of The Continental March In With Candlelight Tours, Music And More, Friday, December 19

Valley Forge

Visit the rolling hills of Valley Forge National Historic Park this Friday as the site celebrates the 237th anniversary of the march in of General George Washington’s Continental Army to Valley Forge with a free tour of the very grounds that the army marched and lived on. For six months, the Continental Army called Valley […]

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