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April 14, 2014

The South Street Headhouse District Celebrates Easter With Its 83rd Annual Easter Promenade, Sunday, April 20

Here comes Peter Cottontail, Philadelphia. The South Street Headhouse District celebrates the Easter holiday with its 83rd (!) annual Easter Promenade, a full day of free family fun. On Easter Sunday, April 20, families are encouraged to dress in their Easter best for a parade down South Street beginning at 12:30 p.m. — from Passyunk [...]

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April 10, 2014

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Easter Brunch And Dinner In Philadelphia, As Well As Fun Easter Events Happening Around The City

The Easter holiday, which falls on Sunday, April 20 this year, is quickly approaching, bringing with it a number of festive brunches, decadent dinners and family-friendly egg hunts to the City of Brotherly Love. For youngsters, South Street hosts its annual Easter Promenade complete with a parade, costume contests and a visit for from the [...]

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February 10, 2014

Valley Forge National Historical Park Marks Presidents’ Day With A Weekend Of Free Events Celebrating George Washington, February 16-17

In the midst of the Revolutionary War, General George Washington and his Continental Army spent the harsh winter of 1777 to 1778 encamped at what is now Valley Forge National Historical Park. This Presidents’ Day weekend, visitors to the sprawling park about 20 miles outside of Center City Philadelphia can celebrate America’s first Commander-in-Chief with [...]

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February 5, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Valentine’s Day Celebrations, Events And Activities For Couples, Friends And Families In And Around Philadelphia

In the City of Brotherly Love, amorous feelings are is never far from mind. As Valentine’s Day approaches, though, the city’s affection for romance peaks with many, many events on or around Friday, February 14. Whether you’re a part of a contented couple, a blissful single or a loving family, there’s something happening in Philadelphia [...]

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January 20, 2014

Commemorate Martin Luther King Day Today With A Variety Of Events And Activities Throughout The City

“I have a dream…” Those words were immortalized by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. when he pronounced them on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1963. Today, Monday, January 20, America celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. King on his birthday, honoring the man who spurred so much change in the world of [...]

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January 16, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Martin Luther King Day Celebrations In Philadelphia, Including Free And Discounted Admission To Some Of The City’s Popular Museums

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a man who promised and brought positive change to a nation, in a number of ways this week and weekend in Philadelphia. Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 20, is a day to honor the man who caused so much change in the world of civil rights. From orchestral [...]

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January 2, 2014

Take Advantage Of Christmas Tree Recycling Days In Neighborhoods Across Philadelphia Starting This Saturday, January 4

Are pine needles collecting on your living room floor? It’s about time to unplug those strings of lights and take down that festive tree. If you’d rather your Christmas tree end up as wood chips rather than in a landfill, take note. Trees that are put out with regular trash on the curb will be [...]

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January 1, 2014

Photo Of The Day: Happy New Year, Philadelphia!

Happy New Year, Philadelphia! There’s a ton going on today — from the popular Mummers Parade to recovery brunches — get out there and make the most of the first day of 2014. We’re super excited for what’s in store for 2014, it’s bound to be another awesome year for Philadelphia as a ton of [...]

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December 31, 2013

Photo Of The Day: Happy New Year’s Eve, Philadelphia!

Happy New Year, Philadelphia! New Year’s Eve has arrived and the city is preparing for an explosive celebration tonight, as SugarHouse Casino once again presents two free fireworks shows on the Delaware River Waterfront at 6 p.m. and midnight. If you don’t already have plans locked down, it’s time to make those last-minute dinner reservations, [...]

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December 31, 2013

Last Chance To Check Out Holiday Light Shows: Electrical Spectacle At Franklin Square, Macy’s Christmas Light Show, Bright Lights, Big Santa At Waterfront Winterfest And More

It’s the final days (or in some cases, final day), for some of the city’s most popular holiday light shows. Before heading out to a bar or party this New Year’s Eve, savor the season with a spirited light show at locations across town. From new light shows at Franklin Square and Penn’s Landing to [...]

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