Follow Us
Find Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Subscribe to RSS
 

January 30, 2015

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Black History Month In Philadelphia, February 2015

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Black History Month In Philadelphia, February 2015

Philadelphia’s rich African American history is celebrated in all parts of town for Black History Month. The city celebrates Black History Month — February — with a variety of special events, exhibitions, film screenings and family-friendly activities at establishments all over. Learn about African American history at a variety of exhibits, or groove to tunes […]

Read more»
 

December 23, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia: A Guide To Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia

New Year's Eve In Philadelphia: A Guide To Family-Friendly New Year's Eve Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia

Bring the kids! Festivities made for youngsters are in high supply this New Year’s Eve. Visit spots like RiverRink Winterfest (for ice skating and fireworks!), Sesame Place (for a celebration led by The Count!), the Please Touch Museum (for day-time festivities) and Franklin Square (for the Square Drop). To allow for a kid-friendly bedtime, the […]

Read more»
 

December 22, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia 2015: A Guide To Parties With Prime Views Of The 6 P.M. Or Midnight Fireworks Shows

New Year's Eve In Philadelphia 2015: A Guide To Parties With Prime Views Of The 6 P.M. Or Midnight Fireworks Shows

Catching the impressive fireworks display above the Delaware River is an ever-popular way to celebrate the New Year. This year, the display once again returns for two shows — one at 6 p.m. and midnight. Tons of bars and attractions along and just off the waterfront host parties to make it easy for folks to […]

Read more»
 

December 19, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia 2015: The Best Places To Watch New Year’s Eve Fireworks Over The Delaware River At 6 P.M. And Midnight

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia 2015: The Best Places To Watch New Year’s Eve Fireworks Over The Delaware River At 6 P.M. And Midnight

Where will you be for the final countdown to the New Year? Ring in 2015 with either of two free fireworks shows on the Delaware River waterfront as SugarHouse Casino once again presents a double dose of New Year’s Eve pyrotechnics. For those on the waterfront, listen for piped music in conjunction with the spectacle. […]

Read more»
 

December 9, 2014

The 5th Annual Seaport Parade Of Lights And Holiday Festival Illuminates The Delaware River This Saturday, December 13

Independence Seaport Museum

This weekend, the Delaware River will glow with holiday cheer. On Saturday, December 13, take part in one of Philly’s brightest holiday celebrations: the Independence Seaport Museum‘s Seaport Parade of Lights. Led by Jupiter, a vintage 1902 tugboat, the parade of seafaring vessels on the Delaware River begins at 5 p.m. The procession will include […]

Read more»
 

November 21, 2014

Roundup: A Guide To The Top Christmas Tree Lighting Celebrations In Neighborhoods Throughout Philadelphia This Holiday Season

Waterfront Winterfest

Make merry this holiday season by attending a festive Christmas tree lighting celebration in a number of neighborhoods throughout the city. Bundle up, grab some friends and watch hundreds of twinkling lights illuminate trees at public spaces like Rittenhouse Square, Love Park, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, Citizens Bank Park and the Singing Fountain in East […]

Read more»
 

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 […]

Read more»
 

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

Old City Seaport Festival

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 […]

Read more»
 

October 6, 2014

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

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 […]

Read more»
 

August 14, 2014

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

WetLand Fringe Festival Philadelphia

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 […]

Read more»