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September 16, 2014

The First-Ever Fairmount Water Works F.L.O.W. Festival Celebrates The Art And Science Of Water On The Schuylkill River, Sunday, September 21

The Fairmount Water Works is a nearly 200-year-old site, and was one of Philadelphia’s very first top visitor attractions in the late 1800s. Now, the site is home to a restaurant and an interpretive center, which houses exhibits that combine environmental education, architectural history and cultural heritage. To celebrate its approaching 200th birthday and to […]

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September 16, 2014

Spruce Street Harbor Park Announces New Fall Festival Coming This Weekend, September 19-21, With Craft Beer, Food Trucks, Live Music, Games And More

Fall arrives at Spruce Street Harbor Park this weekend in the form of autumnal decorations, spiced sangria, fall brews and (drumroll, please!), a multiple-day Fall Festival. From Friday, September 19 through Sunday, September 21, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation and Philly Beer Week team up for three days of festival goodness. The Fall Festival at […]

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September 16, 2014

Save The Date: The RiverCity Festival Returns To Penn Treaty Park On Saturday, October 11 With A 5K Run, Beer Garden, Music And More

Celebrate the Fishtown neighborhood at the annual RiverCity Festival, which is slated to rock Penn Treaty Park on Saturday, October 11. The free festival brings together local brews, food, killer music, kid-centric activities, a 5K run and plenty of shopping from vendors, peddling everything from jewelry to home decor. The festival kicks off with the […]

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September 16, 2014

Park(ing) Day Returns On Friday, September 19 To Turn Metered Parking Spots Across The City Into Innovative Pop-Up Parklets

This Friday, September 19, Park(ing) Day — a nationwide phenomenon that turns metered parking spots into temporary mini-parks — returns to Philadelphia for its seventh year. For one day, and one day only, dozens of parking spots across the city will host innovative designs created by local artists, planners, businesses, activists and community members. Look […]

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September 15, 2014

The 10th Annual Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show Rings In Fall This Weekend, September 19-21, With 140+ Artists And A Saturday Block Party On 18th Street

Fine art aficionados, take note. The fall edition of the annual Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show hits the sidewalks of the square this weekend for its 10th year, September 19-21. What began in 1932 as a small student show has now lasted more than eight decades, continuing to grow in scope and regard each year, […]

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September 15, 2014

The National Constitution Center Offers Free Admission In Celebration Of Constitution Day, This Wednesday, September 17

The National Constitution Center celebrates Constitution Day with free (yes, free!) admission this Wednesday, September 17. Constitution Day recognizes the day when the U.S. Constitution was signed by our founding fathers on September 17, 1787. All day long, enjoy free admission and a variety of themed programming like a morning flag raising ceremony, a show […]

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September 15, 2014

Reminder: The National Constitution Center Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month With A Variety Of Programming, Through October 15

The National Constitution Center raises a hat to National Hispanic Heritage Month — and the Hispanics and Hispanic Americans who helped America get to where it is today — with a variety of free programming all throughout the month, from today, September 15 through Wednesday, October 15. Included in the price of general admission, guests […]

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September 12, 2014

Save The Date: The Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival Returns With More Than 40 Food Trucks, A Beer Garden, Shopping And More, September 28

Mark your calendars for 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. […]

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September 11, 2014

Celebrate Philly’s Food, Wine, Beer, Music And Art At The Inaugural Harrah’s PhillyFest, Saturday, September 13

With concerts, fairs and festivals galore, Philadelphia’s jam-packed event schedule can verge on overwhelming. But on Saturday, September 13, Harrah’s Philadelphia makes it easy to enjoy five festivals all in one place at the inaugural Harrah’s PhillyFest. From noon through 7 p.m., the expansive outdoor pavilion at Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack will be abuzz […]

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September 10, 2014

Reminder: Cirque Du Soleil Brings Its Arena Extravaganza Varekai To The Wells Fargo Center For Seven Shows, September 10-14

A marvelous spectacle of circus arts comes to town in a big way this week with the return of Cirque du Soleil to Philadelphia, bringing its arena production Varekai to the Wells Fargo Center, September 10-14. From its humble beginnings as a group of 20 street performers in 1984, Cirque du Soleil is now one […]

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