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October 7, 2014

The Old City Seaport Festival Returns With Tall Ships, A Parade Of Boats, A Pirate Ship Battle, Food Trucks, Craft Market And More, October 10-12

Lovers of all things nautical, this one’s for you. This weekend, October 10 through 12, the Old City Seaport Festival returns for its third year of tall ship tours, moonlight sails, craft shopping, boat-centric activities, food trucks and more. The festival hits Penn’s Landing and celebrates Philadelphia’s seafaring past with a variety of free and […]

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October 6, 2014

Experience A Night In Old Havana During The Third Annual Fanfare On The Fantail Aboard The Olympia, Saturday, October 11

Americans may not be able to travel to Cuba with ease, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t experience the magic of this Caribbean island nation. On Saturday, October 11, the Independence Seaport Museum presents its third annual Fanfare on the Fantail: A Night in Old Havana. From 7 to 10 p.m., guests will come […]

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August 14, 2014

The 2014 Fringe Festival World-Premiere Floating Installation WetLand Opens To The Public At Penn’s Landing This Friday, August 15

Ready for an influx of inspiration? The 2014 Fringe Festival brings cutting-edge performing and visual arts to venues all across Philadelphia September 5-21. Organized by FringeArts, the annual festival features contemporary works in every artistic genre in two festival categories: highly curated Presented Fringe performances and all-inclusive Neighborhood Fringe shows. Heralding the phenomenal array of […]

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June 4, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Summer Exhibitions At Museums In And Around Philadelphia

As the weather warms, a number of Philadelphia area museums swing open their doors and debut new marquee exhibitions. Cool off this summer inside one of the area’s awesome museums while checking out exhibitions ranging from fashion-forward spectacles at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and brainy sites at the Franklin Institute to struggles of African […]

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May 28, 2014

Connect With Philadelphia’s Waterfront During Walnut2Walnut, A Regatta, Scavenger Hunt And Stroll This Saturday, May 31

Ready to explore Philadelphia’s two waterfronts? This Saturday, May 31, the Independence Seaport Museum and its partners hosts Walnut2Walnut, a full day of land and water exploration between the Delaware River and the Schuylkill River. A three-on-one event, there’s an opportunity for just about anyone to join in the aquatic-themed adventure, be it on a […]

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May 19, 2014

Memorial Day In Philadelphia — Our Complete Guide To How To Spend Your Long Weekend In Philly

Memorial Day weekend hits this Friday, May 23, and we can’t help but feel pumped for the unofficial start of summer and the arrival of warm-weather good times. This season has already been filled with awesome events, and the coming Memorial Day weekend continues the springtime trend of fun-filled Saturdays and Sundays in Philadelphia. The […]

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April 21, 2014

The Independence Seaport Museum Celebrates The Philadelphia Science Festival With A Full Day Of Free Boating With Museum Admission, Sunday, April 27

Excited for the upcoming Spruce Street Harbor Park pop-up summertime village on the Delaware River waterfront? Survey the site of the summertime destination and row on the Delaware River for free on Sunday, April 27 as the Independence Seaport Museum celebrates the Philadelphia Science Festival which parades into town from April 25 to May 3. […]

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March 10, 2014

The Independence Seaport Museum Hosts An Exhibition About The SS United States, A Trans-Atlantic Ocean Liner, Through September 14

Through September 14, 2014, the Independence Seaport Museum hosts an exhibition about the SS United States, the world’s fastest trans-Atlantic ocean liner that sailed the seas in the 1950s and 1960s. SS United States: Charting a Course for America’s Flagship contains photographs, items from the ship and architectural drawings inside of the museum’s 2nd floor […]

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January 31, 2014

Happy Chinese New Year! Celebrations Continue Throughout The Weekend With The Big Lion Dance Parade On Sunday, February 2

Happy Chinese New Year! Today marks the arrival of the Year of the Horse, and celebrations of the Lunar New Year continue this weekend with a number of events commemorating the turn of the Chinese calendar. Last night was the official Chinese New Year’s Eve celebration in Chinatown, ushering in the Lunar New Year at […]

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January 23, 2014

Tonight Picks: Center City Restaurant Week Continues, Chocolate-Themed Film Night At Independence Seaport Museum, Free Brandy Samples At The Trestle Inn And More

Now that the extreme weather has subsided, it’s time to take it back out tonight with dining, drinking and movie-going around town. Center City Restaurant Week continues to bring great dining deals to the public at more than 100 restaurants. Indulge in a filling three-course feast at restaurants from Old City to Rittenhouse for just […]

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