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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

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

’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

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

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 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.

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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August 26, 2014

Franklin Square Hosts A One-Night-Only Food Truck Festivus And Beer Garden To Wrap Up Summer, This Thursday, August 28

Historic Philadelphia’s family-friendly favorite Franklin Square makes an ideal spot for families, history buffs and lovers of milkshakes all summer long. This August, Franklin Square’s evening event series Things on Thursdays has kicked up the entertainment for the young and over-21 crowds alike with movie nights, quizzo, yoga and more. On Thursday, August 28, the […]

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August 11, 2014

Bring Your Own Mat To Twilight Yoga At Historic Franklin Square Park, Wednesday, August 13 And 27, 7-8 P.M.

Is your body in need of some care after a summer of too much fun? Spend a couple of Wednesday nights down-dogging it alfresco in Old City. On Wednesday, August 13 and Wednesday, August 27, Pop Up Yoga Philly brings its on-the-go flow to Franklin Square. All body types and skill levels are welcome to […]

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August 4, 2014

Franklin Square Hosts Quizzo, Free Jazz, A Movie Night, Beer Garden And More For Its Things On Thursdays Series, Thursdays, August 7-28

Thursday nights at Franklin Square put on a figurative party hat during the month of August. This Thursday, August 7, head to the historic park for a game of quizzo in Franklin Square’s Pavilion. Tickets are required and include beer, wine and food in addition to healthy competition. Next Thursday, August 14, groove to free […]

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July 23, 2014

Historic Franklin Square Park Celebrates National Carousel Day With Two-For-One Tickets To Ride Center City’s Only Carousel, Friday, July 25

Historic Philadelphia’s family-friendly favorite Franklin Square makes an ideal spot for families, history buffs and lovers of milkshakes all summer long. Weather permitting, one and all are invited to come out to one of the city’s top play places and enjoy its awesome attractions daily through the fall. As long as unseasonal weather doesn’t cause […]

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July 18, 2014

Now Open: Independence Beer Garden Debuts On Independence Mall With Summer Eats, All-American Craft Beers And Plenty Of Alfresco Good Times

As the birthplace of America, Philadelphia has a long history of embracing residents and visitors with a strong independent streak. It’s appropriate, then, that a freewheeling concept like a beer garden encircling an office building should be such a bona fide hit in this town. That’s right, folks. The 20,000 square-foot outdoor area of 100 […]

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