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July 16, 2014

Tonight Picks: The Oval’s Summer Season Kicks Off, Summer Concert At The Penn Museum, Free Admission To The Franklin Institute, Movie Screening At NMAJH, Opening Of Fergie’s Beer Garden And More

The Oval kicks off its month-long summer season with a grand kickoff tonight complete with an alfresco beer garden, fare from food trucks, backyard games, first views of an awesome art installation and more. This evening, The Oval, the popular pop-up park on Benjamin Franklin Parkway opens for summer 2014 and brings with it a […]

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July 16, 2014

Grays Ferry Crescent Hosts Free Outdoor Movie Screenings All Summer Long, Beginning This Thursday, July 17

Grays Ferry Crescent, located at the Schuylkill Banks by Wharton Street, opens up to movie-goers for its first outdoor movie night of the season which falls on this Thursday, July 17. Tomorrow night, enjoy a free alfresco screening of Back to the Future which is set to begin at dusk, which is roughly 8:15 p.m. […]

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July 11, 2014

The Trolley Car Diner In Mt. Airy Continues To Host Outdoor Movie Screenings On Saturday Nights, Through August 16

Every Saturday night through August 16, Trolley Car Diner hosts outdoor movie screenings for all to enjoy. (Photo by Guest Instagrammer @inflight215)   In the outdoor summer movie spirit, the Trolley Car Diner joins the warm weather fun with outdoor movie screenings on Saturday evenings through August 16. As part of the Moonlight Movie screenings […]

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July 8, 2014

Peddler’s Village Celebrates National Blueberry Month With Its Bluegrass And Blueberries Festival This Weekend, July 12-13

The blueberry has an entire month dedicated to its fruity deliciousness (enter July), and Peddler’s Village’s Bluegrass and Blueberries Festival is set to celebrate the sweet summer fruit in a big way at this weekend, July 12 and 13. All weekend long, sample fresh blueberries from the nearby Bechdolt’s Orchards in Bucks County. Also enjoy […]

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July 4, 2014

Photo Of The Day: Have A Happy Fourth Of July 2014, Philadelphia!

Happy Birthday, America! The official day of commemorating the birth of the nation has arrived. Today, the week-long celebration of July 4th in Philadelphia reaches its crescendo. Wawa Welcome America hits its high point tonight with a bang as a free blockbuster concert and a free fireworks show take over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway from […]

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July 1, 2014

Screenings Under The Stars At Penn’s Landing Return For The Summer With 8 Weeks Of Free Movie Screenings, Thursdays, July 3-August 27

More outdoor movies are on tap this summer, Philadelphia. Free alfresco movie screenings take center stage during Screenings Under the Stars events at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing. A recent blockbuster, or well-loved classic, hits the waterfront movie screen each week for a summer of free outdoor fun every Thursday night. The film series […]

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July 1, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: Our Top Picks For Independence Day Events On The Delaware River Waterfronts, Including Fireworks On Saturday, July 5

Philadelphia, the birthplace of independence, is celebrating the Fourth of July in a big, big way. Festivals and events honoring America’s birthday take place daily all across the city and throughout the holiday week, but there’s a great concentration of fun that flanks the Delaware River. The waterfronts at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia and across […]

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July 1, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: The Philly Pops Play A Free Patriotic Concert To Celebrate Independence Day, Thursday, July 3

***UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, the free Philly Pops concert has been moved indoors to the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall. The doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the concert will go on at 8 p.m. The show remains free and open to the public. In typical July 4th fashion, our city’s pop orchestra, the Philly […]

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June 30, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: Where To Watch The July 4th Fireworks On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway And July 5th Fireworks On The Delaware River Waterfront

There’s no better place to celebrate America’s independence than in the birthplace of it all — right here in Philadelphia. We have three days of fireworks in Philadelphia — one day on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and two days along the Delaware River Waterfront. The Benjamin Franklin Parkway hosts the main show, presented by Wawa […]

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June 30, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: Wawa Welcome America’s Hoagie Day Returns With 4.5 Tons Of Free Hoagies At Independence Mall, Wednesday, July 2

Free hoagie alert! Wawa Welcome America’s Hoagie Day returns this Wednesday, July 2 with tons, literally 4.5 tons, of free hoagies for all to enjoy. On Wednesday, July 2, beginning at noon, spend your lunch break on Independence Mall with all of the freshly-made hoagies you can imagine. Wawa Hoagie Day also serves as a […]

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