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October 29, 2014

Roundup: Top 10 Last-Minute, Philadelphia-Inspired Halloween Costumes For 2014

Halloween hits this Friday — yup, this Friday — and to all those who’ve been sleeping on coming up with a costume, we’re here to help. Fortunately, Philadelphia is an endless source of inspiration for dress-up ideas. Costumed historic characters roam the streets around town daily, so Halloween costumes based on historic figures are a […]

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October 27, 2014

Your Complete Guide To Halloween Weekend In Philadelphia 2014: A Day-By-Day Breakdown Of The Best Parties, Concerts, Trick-Or-Treating, Haunted Activities And More

Halloween weekend is shaping up to be pretty epic this year, thanks to Halloween falling on a Friday. That means there are going to be three-plus days of Halloweens festivities blanketing the city. Here’s how the weekend sets up: Thursday, October 30 is Mischief Night; Friday, October 31 is Halloween; and Saturday, November 1 is […]

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October 24, 2014

A Guide To Day Of The Dead Celebrations In Philadelphia: Festivals And Special Events At Museums, Restaurants, Bars And Beyond

Gear up for a fiesta, Philadelphia! Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, arrives in Philadelphia with a slew of festive happenings. Officially, Day of the Dead begins on Thursday, October 31 with All Hallows’ Eve and runs through Sunday, November 2 when it ends with All Souls’ Day, but lucky for us, […]

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October 21, 2014

Halloween In Philadelphia 2014: Our Guide To Costume Parties, Themed Dinners, Haunted Houses, Concerts And More On Friday, October 31

Get ready for a monster of holiday weekend, Philadelphia. We’re pretty psyched Halloween is on a Friday this year, since that means the parties and celebrations can go all weekend long. Whether you’re looking for activities for pint-sized trick-or-treaters or blowouts for party-ready grown-ups, festivities are in high supply in neighborhoods across the city. Also […]

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October 8, 2014

Halloween Happenings In Philadelphia: Our Guide To Scary Attractions, Family-Friendly Events, Parties And More

As Halloween approaches, the eerie side of the Philadelphia area shines through via ghost tours and creepy parties, in addition to family-friendly happenings, too. For serious thrill-seekers, several of the area’s haunted houses (think Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary) have earned acclaim for their Hollywood-quality special effects, animatronics, pyrotechnics and teams of […]

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October 2, 2014

Roundup: Harvest Festivals In Philadelphia — Our Guide To More Than 20 Harvest Festivals Coming Your Way In The Next Few Weeks

Did someone say harvest time? Fall arrives with autumnal treats (apples! pies!), activities (pumpkin carving! hay rides!) and plenty of harvest festivals celebrating all of these things and more. Revel in the best parts of fall these next few months with pumpkin festivals, wine harvest fetes, festivals celebrating apples and so much more. The harvest […]

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October 1, 2014

Roundup: The Best Beer Gardens To Visit In Philadelphia This Fall — Where To Go For Alfresco Brews In Autumn

Autumn has officially arrived on the East Coast, and cooler temps are finally hitting Philadelphia. But that doesn’t mean the end of the beer garden season! Instead, seekers of alfresco imbibing just need to know where to look for outdoor places that remain open through October and maybe even add a little extra warmth to […]

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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 26, 2014

Roundup: Fall Festivals In Philadelphia 2014 — Our Updated Guide To The More Than 50 Fall Festivals Hitting Philly In The Coming Weeks

As the weather cools, the city heats up with fall festivals — seasonal celebrations, beer fetes, food truck corrals, major outdoor craft festivals, neighborhood block parties, a bacon festival and even more. Every single weekend between now and mid-November is chock-full of festivals in all parts of the city and countryside, too. At the beginning […]

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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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