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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 15, 2014

Now Open: An Original Edition Of The Bill Of Rights Debuts At The National Constitution Center Today, Bill Of Rights Day, With $5 Admission And Special Events

National Constitution Center

The first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution grant the freedoms of speech, of the press, the right to peaceably assemble and many other empowering privileges enjoyed by Americans. Now, visitors to Philadelphia’s National Constitution Center will be able to not only learn about the founding documents, but also see the authentic document that […]

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December 5, 2014

The Phoenixville Firebird Festival Returns This Saturday, December 6 With A Craft Fair, Parade And The Burning Of A Giant, Wooden Phoenix Sculpture

Phoenixville Firebird Festival

**Update: Saturday, December 6** Due to vandalism, the phoenix sculpture will not become a bonfire as planned. The festival will go on rain or shine, and a bonfire of community-gathered wood will replace the burning of the phoenix. Celebrating its 11th year, the Phoenixville Firebird Festival returns this Saturday, December 6 with its annual fantastical […]

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December 4, 2014

The South Street Headhouse District Hosts Its Annual Winter Wonderland Festival With A Christmas Tree Lighting, Holiday Craft Fair, Visit From Santa And More, Sunday, December 7

The South Street Headhouse District Hosts Its Annual Winter Wonderland Festival With A Christmas Tree Lighting, Holiday Craft Fair, Visit From Santa And More, Sunday, December 7

Calling all holiday fun seekers, the South Street Headhouse District presents its annual Winter Wonderland festival this Sunday, December 7. The historic Shambles at Headhouse Square will brim with festive cheer and good tidings from 3 to 7 p.m. while the neighborhood comes together to kick off its holiday season. Beneath the shambles, festivalgoers can […]

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November 13, 2014

Last Chance: First Person Arts Festival, A Celebration Of Spoken Word, Wraps Up Its 13th Annual Festival On Saturday, November 15

First Person Arts Festival

The First Person Arts Festival, which puts the spotlight on local storytellers and storytelling, wraps up on Saturday, November 15, but not before treating the city to a final blast of shows, workshops and discussions all about the art of storytelling. Over the next few days, the festival celebrates the spoken word with events like […]

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November 13, 2014

Opening Alert: The Franklin Square Holiday Festival And Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show Kicks Off Today, Thursday, November 13

Opening Alert: The Franklin Square Holiday Festival And Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show Kicks Off Today, Thursday, November 13

’Tis the season, Philadelphia, and the holiday lights will shine for the first time this year at Franklin Square tonight, Thursday, November 13. From 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. today, help celebrate the kickoff of the Franklin Square Holiday Festival, a major expansion of the annual holiday happenings at the historic park that includes not only […]

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November 10, 2014

The Newly Expanded Franklin Square Holiday Festival Kicks Off Its Season Thursday, November 13 With A Huge Light Show, Winter Beer Garden, Fire Pits, Live Music, Holiday Shopping And More

Franklin Square

Though the days are now shorter, winter nights will be joyfully brighter this holiday season thanks to a brand-new holiday festival at Franklin Square debuting this Thursday, November 13. A major expansion of the annual holiday happenings at the historic park, the Franklin Square Holiday Festival includes not only the traditional on-site events Philadelphians have […]

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November 10, 2014

The Philadelphia Bacon And Beer Festival Returns For Its Second Year On Saturday, December 6; Tickets On Sale Today, November 10 At 10 A.M.

Philadelphia Bacon and Beer Festival

Everything is better with bacon, right? If you agree, we have a festival for you. On Saturday, December 6, the Philadelphia Bacon and Beer Festival returns for its second year of celebrating the new American pairing of bacon and beer with a two-and-a-half-hour feasting frenzy at the cavernous 23rd Street Armory. Tickets for this fest […]

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November 5, 2014

The Art Star Craft Bazaar Pops Up Indoors At 23rd Street Armory With 60 Vendors, Food Trucks And More This Weekend, November 8-9

The Art Star Craft Bazaar Pops Up Indoors At 23rd Street Armory With 60 Vendors, Food Trucks And More This Weekend, November 8-9

One of Philly’s finest outdoor craft bazaars takes a turn indoors this weekend, just in time for early holiday shopping. The excellent Art Star Craft Bazaar sets up shop indoors at the cavernous 23rd Street Armory for two full fall market days this Saturday and Sunday, November 7 and 8. From 11 a.m. to 7 […]

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November 5, 2014

Reading Terminal Market’s OysterFest Returns With Oyster And Craft Beer Tastings This Friday, November 7

 Reading Terminal Market's OysterFest Returns With Oyster And Craft Beer Tastings This Friday, November 7

On Friday, November 7, Reading Terminal Market will be a veritable oyster wonderland during its second annual OysterFest celebration. From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., attendees will have the opportunity to sample a dozen varieties of these tasty mollusks, each paired with a local craft beer. Yup, that’s 12 different kinds of oysters and 12 craft […]

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