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November 20, 2014

Our Guide To The 95th Annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, Set To Fill The City With Floats, Balloons, Performances And More, On Thursday, November 27

The holiday season officially arrives with the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, a Center City spectacle on Thursday, November 27. The 1.4-mile 6ABC Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade starts at 8:30 a.m. and continues all morning long until noon. Folks of all ages are encouraged to bundle up and celebrate the start of the season at […]

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November 10, 2014

The Fairmount Park Holiday Gingerbread House Display Returns To The Shops At Liberty Place With 12 Recreations Of Fairmount Park Sites, November 10-21

In the interest of spreading holiday spirit, 12 local chefs annually create gingerbread houses modeled after Fairmount Park historic sites for the Gingerbread House Display at The Shops at Liberty Place. The display opens today, November 10, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 2 p.m., and will remain on view through Friday, November 21. Upon […]

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October 31, 2014

Free First Sunday Returns To The Barnes Foundation This Sunday, November 2, With Performances And Talks From Local Organizations

Every first Sunday of the month — including this Sunday, November 2 — guests are invited to stroll the galleries of the Barnes for no cost at all. The museum promises visitors a look at Dr. Barnes permanent collection which consists of hundreds of works by Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso and many other renowned artists. […]

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October 3, 2014

The Forbes Under 30 Music Festival Brings Wiz Khalifa, Afrojack And More Musicians To The Piazza For A Free Concert On October 19

Forbes magazine knows that Philadelphia is this country’s fastest growing city for millenials, thanks to its amazing universities and entrepreneurial spirit. This October, Forbes spotlights this city by bringing some of the brightest under-30 minds to town from October 19 through 22 for the first Forbes’ Under 30 Summit, a multi-day conference for the magazine’s […]

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October 3, 2014

The Family Arts Festival Brings Free Museum Admission, Crafts, Food Trucks And More To PAFA, This Sunday, October 5

This Sunday, October 5, from noon to 5 p.m., the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts swings open its doors for free and takes some fun outside for the rain or shine Family Arts Festival. Largely located in Lenfest Plaza, which is directly adjacent to the museum, the free festival promises live performances, crafts, chalk […]

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September 26, 2014

The Last Concert Of University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Brings Out Philadelphia Favorite Man Man This Saturday, September 27

This past summer, University City District kept the neighborhood rocking with its once-a-month outdoor concerts, the 40th Street Summer Series, a free family-friendly outdoor concert series. This Saturday, September 27, it’s officially time to send off summer with the final concert of the summertime run featuring none other than Philadelphia rockers Man Man. Kicking off […]

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September 23, 2014

Reminder: Opera On The Mall Takes Over Independence Mall To Present A Free Broadcast Of Opera Philadelphia’s The Barber Of Seville, Saturday, September 27; Registration Still Available!

Heads up, a free evening of opera is coming your way this weekend! This Saturday, September 27, Opera Philadelphia celebrates the start of its 2014 season with Opera on the Mall, a free HD broadcast of the comedic opera The Barber of Seville on the iconic grounds of Independence Mall. The event, which is now […]

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September 23, 2014

Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live Brings Free Admission To 16 Museums Throughout The Philadelphia Area, This Saturday, September 27

This Saturday, September 27, 16 Philadelphia-area museums swing open their doors for free admission in celebration of Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live. From Center City and Camden to Jenkintown and Bryn Athyn, a number of the area’s most popular museums celebrate the day with free admission to its galleries. Participating museums include the Penn Museum, […]

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September 16, 2014

The First-Ever Fairmount Water Works F.L.O.W. Festival Celebrates The Art And Science Of Water On The Schuylkill River, Sunday, September 21

The Fairmount Water Works is a nearly 200-year-old site, and was one of Philadelphia’s very first top visitor attractions in the late 1800s. Now, the site is home to a restaurant and an interpretive center, which houses exhibits that combine environmental education, architectural history and cultural heritage. To celebrate its approaching 200th birthday and to […]

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September 15, 2014

The National Constitution Center Offers Free Admission In Celebration Of Constitution Day, This Wednesday, September 17

The National Constitution Center celebrates Constitution Day with free (yes, free!) admission this Wednesday, September 17. Constitution Day recognizes the day when the U.S. Constitution was signed by our founding fathers on September 17, 1787. All day long, enjoy free admission and a variety of themed programming like a morning flag raising ceremony, a show […]

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