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December 19, 2014

Head To Old City For Free Hot Chocolate And Live Music During The First Old City Holiday Music Choctacular, Saturdays, December 20 And 27

Head To Old City For Free Hot Chocolate And Live Music During The First Old City Holiday Music Choctacular, Saturdays, December 20 And 27

Warm both belly and soul this holiday season with a sweet new event in Old City. This Saturday, December 20 and next Saturday, December 27, the first-ever Old City Holiday Music Choctacular hits the cobblestones of one of Philadelphia’s oldest neighborhoods. From 1 to 5 p.m., live holiday music and jazz will fill the air […]

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December 16, 2014

The Annual Christmas Crossing Of The Delaware Brings 200 Reenactors To Washington Crossing Historic Park On Christmas Day, December 25

The Annual Christmas Crossing Of The Delaware Brings 200 Reenactors To Washington Crossing Historic Park On Christmas Day, December 25

On Christmas Day, the banks of the Delaware River in Bucks County welcome crowds to watch the reenactment of George Washington’s daring 1776 river crossing, an act that changed the course of history. The Annual Christmas Crossing of the Delaware returns to Washington Crossing Historic Park for its 62nd year on Christmas Day, December 25, […]

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December 9, 2014

RiverRink Winterfest Hosts Local Musicians For Fireside Sessions, A Series Of Free Concerts On December 13, January 17 And February 21

RiverRink Winterfest Hosts Local Musicians For Fireside Sessions, A Series Of Free Concerts On December 13, January 17 And February 21

Get ready to rock around the Christmas tree! Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest brings the house down with live music by local bands once a month for its Fireside Sessions, curated by WXPN’s The Key. Rock out inside of The Lodge next to a roaring (electric) fireplace as talented musicians put on a free concert for […]

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December 1, 2014

Rittenhouse Square Celebrates The Holiday Season With Its Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration, Tonight, December 1 At 5 P.M.

Rittenhouse Square Celebrates The Holiday Season With Its Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration, Tonight, December 1 At 5 P.M.

The holiday season kicks into high gear this evening as Rittenhouse Square illuminates its twinkling Christmas tree tonight, December 1, at 5 p.m. Enjoy complimentary bites and drinks from Parc and The Rittenhouse Hotel while making merry with giveaways, photos, antler headbands and more. Santa Claus will be at the celebration to light up the […]

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December 1, 2014

Now Open: Reading Terminal Market’s Holiday Railroad Returns With 14 Working Train Lines, Miniature Scenes And More, Through December 31

Reading Terminal Market

One of the city’s most loved attractions, Reading Terminal Market, celebrates the holiday season as its Holiday Railroad choo-choos to the Piano Court from the end of November through the entire holiday season — until December 31. The cheery locomotive promises 14 working train lines and miniature scenes of Center City and the snowy surrounding […]

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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

Thanksgiving Day Parade

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

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

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

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

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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