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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 19, 2014

Weekend Picks: Giant Oktoberfest Block Parties At Brauhaus Schmitz And Frankford Hall, Fall Fest At Spruce Street Harbor Park, PHS Fall Festival, Pop-Up Greenway Block Party, Center City Restaurant Week, Fringe Festival’s Closing Weekend And More

It’s still officially summer for a few more days, but that is not stopping the autumnal activities from kicking into high gear this weekend with with Oktoberfest celebrations, fall festivals, outdoor art shows and more. On Saturday, both Brauhaus Schmitz and Frankford Hall host their annual Oktoberfest block parties complete with games, food, music and […]

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September 17, 2014

Reminder: Brauhaus Schmitz’s And Frankford Hall’s Oktoberfest Block Parties Take Over The City, This Saturday, September 20

Philadelphia puts on its lederhosen this Saturday, September 20 for a number of blockbuster Oktoberfest events, including Frankford Hall’s Fishtown block party and Brauhaus Schmitz’s South Street celebration. Frankford Hall’s annual block party shuts down Frankford Avenue from Girard Avenue to Shackamaxon Streets and promises numerous beer tents, German eats, games and even food and […]

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September 10, 2014

Roundup: Oktoberfests in Philadelphia 2014 — Where To Celebrate Oktoberfest In Philly At Festivals, Block Parties, Beer Gardens And More

The Summer of the Beer Garden was epic – so it’s comforting that, as it winds down, it leads us right into Oktoberfest season, during which Philadelphia’s beer gardens can shine just as bright. And that time is upon us – it is officially Oktoberfest season in Philadelphia. Which means, over the next five-plus weeks, […]

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September 8, 2014

Save The Date: Frankford Hall Brings An Oktoberfest Block Party To Fishtown With Multiple Beer Tents, Live Music And More, Saturday, September 20

Give an official farewell to summer on Saturday, September 20 at one of Philadelphia’s biggest annual Oktoberfest celebrations, the Frankford Hall Oktoberfest. Frankford Hall’s Oktoberfest block party, a beer-filled fete on Frankford Avenue from Girard Avenue to Shackamaxon Street, sets up shop all day long with an array of Bavarian celebrations. First and foremost, festivalgoers […]

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August 7, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Movie Screenings Across The City, Quizzo At Franklin Square, Live Music And Alfresco Good Times At Chestnut Square, Food Trucks In Mt. Airy And More

The weather forecast for tonight is seriously perfect. Thankfully, there are a bunch of outdoor events set to fill alfresco spaces across Philadelphia. The Schuylkill Banks invites folks out for a free screening of The Princess Bride, Penn’s Landing hosts a free screening of Jaws and Clark Park and The Awesome Fest team up to […]

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August 5, 2014

Your Essential Philadelphia Summertime Bucket List — 31 Ways To Savor Summer In Philly

Ahh, summer in Philadelphia. The steamy sidewalks, cool water ice, abundant alfresco dining, brilliant beer gardens and general easygoing vibe make the City of Brotherly Love a spectacular spot to spend a summer day. There are so many, many ways to enjoy summer in the city, and we want to be sure no one misses […]

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August 1, 2014

Reminder: The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series Heads To Frankford Hall Today For First Friday In Fishtown With $4 Yards Philly Pale Ale, $3 Sausages, $2 Bavarian Pretzels And More

Start the weekend right, Philadelphia. Raise a brew to summer with the Visit Philly Beer Garden Series! Continuing this Friday, August 1, the roving happy hour series kicks off the first weekend of the month with a return to the ever-hopping Frankford Hall in Fishtown. Running all summer long, the series pops up at one […]

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July 24, 2014

Scenes From The First Six Weeks Of The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series; Plus Good News: There Are Still Six More Weeks To Go

It’s been a heckuva summer, Philadelphia, and beer gardens have played a key role in bringing serious alfresco good times within the reach of citified urbanites. We love beer gardens for their versatility. The open-air hangouts are perfect for a night out with friends, a happy hour with coworkers, dinner and drinks with the family […]

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June 24, 2014

Roundup: Best Places To Watch The World Cup In Philadelphia Including Team USA’s Huge Matchup Against Belgium At 4 P.M. On Tuesday, July 1

UPDATE: We’ve updated this post on Monday, June 30 for this week’s World Cup viewing (and the USA vs. Belgium game on July 1!). Ok guys, pretty much the entire city has caught World Cup fever and it’s awesome. And there’s a lot of soccer still to be played. There are three more days of […]

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