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December 15, 2014

Now Open: An Original Edition Of The Bill Of Rights Debuts At The National Constitution Center Today, Bill Of Rights Day, With $5 Admission And Special Events

National Constitution Center

The first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution grant the freedoms of speech, of the press, the right to peaceably assemble and many other empowering privileges enjoyed by Americans. Now, visitors to Philadelphia’s National Constitution Center will be able to not only learn about the founding documents, but also see the authentic document that […]

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December 8, 2014

Check Out Philadelphia’s New Americans Tour, A Self-Guided Excursion On Visitphilly.com And Scavenger Hunt Via Mobile App Scavify

Visit Philadelphia

History buffs, take note. A brand-new self-guided tour of sites and attractions that tell the story of the nation’s founding is available on Visitphilly.com: Philadelphia’s New Americans Tour. Created for new citizens and those studying for the U.S. citizenship test, the self-guided excursion visits 13 key stops in historic Philadelphia, all of which relate to […]

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December 1, 2014

The Annual Deck The Alley Holiday Open House Returns To Elfreth’s Alley In Old City This Saturday, December 6, 3-7 P.M.

The Annual Deck The Alley Holiday Open House Returns To Elfreth’s Alley In Old City This Saturday, December 6, 3-7 P.M.

Alright, history lovers. If you’ve ever peeked through the windows of historic homes in Philadelphia, this event is for you. The residents of Old City’s historic Elfreth’s Alley, America’s oldest continuously occupied residential street, will once again open their doors for the annual Deck the Alley open house this Saturday, December 6 from 3 to […]

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November 14, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Brand-New Museum Of The American Revolution To Open In Historic Philadelphia In Early 2017

Museum of the American Revolution

This country’s revolutionary history never feels like its too far gone in Philadelphia, with the profusion of public attractions devoted to telling the many stories of our nation’s founding. In the coming years, Philadelphia will be home to yet another destination that will bring to life the events and people of the past when the […]

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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

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 12, 2014

Reserve Your Spot For Yuletide Cheers & Beers, The Holiday Tippler’s Tour Running Every Thursday Through December 18

Historic Philadelphia

Where can you enjoy a pint, learn about history, and raise a glass alongside a Red Coat soldier? On the Yuletide Cheers & Beers holiday Tippler’s Tour! The Tippler’s Tour, a fun and interactive Philadelphia experience, takes groups of revelers on a stroll through history, complete with stops at local watering holes that are overflowing […]

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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

Franklin Square

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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November 6, 2014

Roundup: A Guide To Commemorating Veterans Day In The Philadelphia Area, Tuesday, November 11

Independence Hall

With historic monuments, influential exhibitions, history-laden sights and major museums, Philadelphia commemorates the country’s past every day of the year. And on Veterans Day, which is this Tuesday, November 11, the city especially honors the Veterans and active military men and women who have served our country through special events, programs at museums, ceremonies and […]

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October 30, 2014

Last Chance: Independence Beer Garden Wraps Up Its First Season This Weekend And Celebrates With A Closing Party On Sunday, November 2

Last Chance: Independence Beer Garden Wraps Up Its First Season This Weekend And Celebrates With A Closing Party On Sunday, November 2

This past summer, the 22,000 square-foot outdoor area of One South Independence Mall West welcomed awesome alfresco space Independence Beer Garden, and the place has been a bona fide hit. The latest venture for chef Michael Schulson, also of Sampan in Midtown Village, the mobile IBG Truck and Izakaya in Atlantic City, Independence Beer Garden […]

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October 14, 2014

OktoberFestivus Takes Over Franklin Square With A Beer Garden, Food Trucks, Spooky Mini Golf And More, Saturday, October 18, 5-10 P.M.

OktoberFestivus Takes Over Franklin Square With A Beer Garden, Food Trucks, Spooky Mini Golf And More, Saturday, October 18, 5-10 P.M.

Historic Philadelphia’s charming family-friendly playground Franklin Square generally draws kids, history buffs and lovers of SquareBurger’s signature Cake Shakes. This Saturday, October 18, though, fans of beer gardens and food trucks should report to the historic park for OktoberFestivus, an evening-long beer-fueled bash from 5 to 10 p.m. More than half a dozen of Philly’s […]

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