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November 19, 2014

Tonight Picks: Drinks With The Sphinx At The Penn Museum, Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Ice Skating At Dilworth Park, Dine Out Wash West And More

Wintry Wednesdays call for toasty visits to museums, comforting dinners and making the most of the holiday season (ice skating, anyone?). Tonight, two museums host after-hours events for post-work guests: The Penn Museum hosts Drinks With The Sphinx, an evening of flashlight tours, a cash bar, workshops, crafts and more while The Philadelphia Museum of […]

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November 17, 2014

Roundup: Philadelphia’s Holiday Markets, Seasonal Pop-Ups, Craft Bazaars And Shopping Events This November And December

Holiday shoppers looking to purchase creative and sure-to-be-coveted gifts this season have plenty of special markets, bazaars and pop-up shops to choose from in Philadelphia. Pop-up holiday markets and events are cropping up all over town for a single day, a weekend, for several weekends or even for an entire month. Gift givers can shop […]

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November 14, 2014

Weekend Picks: Opening Weekend For The Ice Rink At Dilworth Park And Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival, Love Your Park Fall Service Day, Franklin Flea Holiday Market, First Person Arts Festival And More

A photo posted by Uwishunu Philly (@uwishunu) on Nov 11, 2014 at 4:27pm PST The holiday season is at hand: It’s opening weekend for the ice rink at Dilworth Park and Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival. The holiday spirit has slowly begun to spread though the city, and this weekend’s openings of pop-up markets and well-loved […]

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November 13, 2014

Tonight Picks: Opening Night For The Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Night Skies In The Observatory At The Franklin Institute, First Person Arts Festival And More

As mid-November rolls in, the holiday festivities start to fill the city. Tonight, Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival opens for the season with the first lighting of Electrical Spectacle: A Holiday Light Show and a peek at what’s to come this holiday season (food trucks! winter beer garden! holiday market!). Also tonight, The Franklin Institute hosts […]

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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

’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 11, 2014

The Top 12 Things We’re Most Excited About Doing This Holiday Season In Philadelphia

It’s official, folks. With Thanksgiving Day just a few short weeks away, it’s safe to say the holiday season has begun. Though holiday shopping and seasonal lights may not hit in earnest for a couple weeks, it’s definitely time to start making those lists (and checking them twice) so you don’t miss any of the […]

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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

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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October 29, 2014

Tonight Picks: Final Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At NMAJH, Terror Behind The Walls, Ghost Tours, Halloween Movies At PFS Roxy Theater, Yoga At Franklin Square And More

Tonight marks the final pay-what-you-wish Wednesday at the National Museum of American Jewish History. The summer and fall series closes with a bang as the museum hosts a launch party for its creative residence program, which tonight will feature a special work by Martha Graham Cracker. Halloween fun is brewing all around town with Terror […]

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October 24, 2014

Weekend Picks: Halloween Celebrations In East Passyunk, Manayunk, Rittenhouse And Old City, Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta, POST, Terror Behind The Walls, Oktoberfest At Dilworth Park And More

This pre-Halloween weekend means tons of tricks and treats are in the bag all throughout the region. Halloween arrives in neighborhoods including East Passyunk, Manayunk, Rittenhouse and South Street with family-friendly activities, costume contests, trick-or-treating and much more. Dilworth Park also wraps up its Oktoberfest celebrations with a beer-fueled bash on Saturday complete with music, […]

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October 23, 2014

Franklin Square Plays Host To An Afternoon Of Free Trick-Or-Treating This Saturday, October 25

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Franklin Square’s trick-or-treat trail, which brings free Halloween fun to the historic park this Saturday, October 25. From noon to 3 p.m., youngsters are invited out for some pre-Halloween trick-or-treating along the square’s trick-or-treat trail. Kids are encouraged to decorate a bag for candy gathering, pick up a trick-or-treat map […]

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