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September 30, 2014

October Is Mural Arts Month: Our Top Picks Of Events Celebrating The City Of Philadelphia’s Incredible Collection Of Murals All Month Long

In Philadelphia, buildings, rooftops, bridges and even parking garages serve as canvases for the more than 3,000 murals produced by the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, one of the largest public art programs in the country. Each October, celebrations of this wealth of public art fill the city for Mural Arts Month and art […]

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September 30, 2014

The Chestnut Hill Fall For The Arts Festival Takes Over Germantown Avenue This Sunday, October 5, With More Than 150 Art Vendors, Live Music, Alfresco Eats, Family Fun And Much More

Calling all shoppers! This Sunday, October 5 marks the annual Chestnut Hill Fall for the Arts Festival, a welcoming of autumn through local art vendors, food, music and more. The family-friendly festival celebrates its 30th year with a carefully curated collection of art, all of which is available for purchase, in addition to a public […]

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September 30, 2014

The Morris Arboretum Fall Festival Returns This Weekend, October 4-5, With Scarecrows, Apples And Family-Friendly Fun

Get a breath of fresh air this weekend in Chestnut Hill at the annual Morris Arboretum Fall Festival. The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is one of the region’s most beautiful homages to horticulture with its 92 acres of forest, gardens, sculptures and more; and there’s no better time of the year than […]

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September 30, 2014

The Revolutionary Germantown Festival Returns On Saturday, October 4 To More Than 15 Participating Venues With Reenactments, Tours, An Oktoberfest Celebration And More

The neighborhood of Historic Germantown consistently celebrates its past with ongoing tours and more, but the outpouring of historic pride is exceptional during the annual Revolutionary Germantown Festival, which is set for this Saturday, October 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festivities will largely take place at Cliveden, but also span more than […]

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September 30, 2014

Head To Longwood Gardens For Its Pumpkin Playground, Which Features An 800-Pound Pumpkin, Open Through Friday, October 31

Have you ever seen an 800-pound (!!) pumpkin? Now’s your chance. Now that autumn has arrived, Longwood Gardens celebrates the season with a kid-centric pumpkin playground, which will be open through October 31. Head to Longwood Gardens to feast your eyes on some of the most impressive and prettiest pumpkins out there. Youngsters are invited […]

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September 29, 2014

Coming Attraction: Chocolate: The Exhibition Opens October 11 At The Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University

This October, learn just how sweet science can be. On Saturday, October 11, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University invites visitors to enter the wonderful world of chocolate with its newest exhibit, Chocolate: The Exhibition. More than just a sweet treat, chocolate has played a vital role in history. Did you know that […]

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September 29, 2014

Manayunk Restaurant Week Returns To More Than 15 Restaurants With $15, $25 And $35 Dining Deals, September 28-October 10

Looking for a deal on dinner? Following the blockbuster Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival, Manayunk Restaurant Week brings dinner deals to more than 15 restaurants throughout the neighborhood. Depending on the restaurant, three-course meals will ring in at $15, $25 or $35 — plus tax, tip and any alcoholic beverages. Visit Manayunk Brewing Company for elevated […]

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September 26, 2014

The Oval Returns! The Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s Awesome Pop-Up Park Hosts Two Festival Weekends This Fall, October 3-5 And 10-12

If, like us, you already miss the alfresco good times of The Oval, then heads up: The Oval returns in October with two weekends of family-friendly festivities. The pop-up open-air public space put the “park” back in the Benjamin Franklin Parkway as a month-long summertime installation, transforming an island of asphalt and surrounding lawns at […]

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September 26, 2014

The Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade Returns To The Benjamin Franklin Parkway, This Sunday, September 28

Dancers, floats, musicians and general Puetro Rican pride spice up the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the annual Puerto Rican Day Parade, which hits Center City this Sunday, September 29. Beginning at noon, the parade will fill the Benjamin Franklin Parkway from 18th Street to Eakins Oval at 24th Street. Look forward to a multi-hour parade […]

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September 26, 2014

The Last Concert Of University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Brings Out Philadelphia Favorite Man Man This Saturday, September 27

This past summer, University City District kept the neighborhood rocking with its once-a-month outdoor concerts, the 40th Street Summer Series, a free family-friendly outdoor concert series. This Saturday, September 27, it’s officially time to send off summer with the final concert of the summertime run featuring none other than Philadelphia rockers Man Man. Kicking off […]

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