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October 23, 2013

Explore Laurel Hill Cemetery After Dark During The Soul Crawl Haunted History Halloween Tours, Friday, October 25 And Wednesday, October 30

Laurel Hill Cemetery invites the living to its historic and hallowed grounds after dark this Halloween season when it resurrects two nights of hauntingly cool tours. For two nights only, Soul Crawl: Haunted History Halloween Tours takes visitors throughout the most historic and haunted sections of the cemetery. Those with a fondness for fright will […]

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October 9, 2013

Run And Dance Amongst Headstones During The Rest In Peace 5K Run In Laurel Hill Cemetery, This Saturday, October 12

Lace up your sneakers and throw on a haunted costume for a night of Halloween fun with the living and dead. The Rest In Peace 5K Run is upon us. Celebrating the 5th anniversary of the run this year, Laurel Hill Cemetery will once again welcome costumed runners to spend a night amongst the graves, […]

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November 28, 2012

Fairmount Park’s Holiday Historic House Tours Return December 1-9

Fairmount Park’s historic mansions will be dressed up again this year for the holiday season. From December 1-9, prepare to be impressed by the yuletide decorations and spirit of the “Charms of Farimount Park” holiday tours. Five of the Fairmount mansions — Laurel Hill, Lemon Hill, Mount Pleasant, Ormiston and Woodford — will be seasonally […]

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November 27, 2012

Roundup: Where To Cut Your Own Or Pick Your Own Christmas Tree In And Around Philadelphia

It’s that time in the holiday season when shopping for the perfect Christmas tree is just as important as shopping for the gifts that go underneath it. And if you’re looking to go au naturale, then this roundup is for you. Whether you like to cut your own, pick your own, or have it delivered […]

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October 25, 2012

Laurel Hill Cemetery To Host Nighttime Halloween Flashlight Tours, October 26, 27 And 30

If you haven’t yet taken a tour of the Laurel Hill Cemetery, a.k.a Philadelphia’s Underground Museum, you’re missing out on some serious haunted history. But even if you have seen the place, we encourage you to take a twilight walking flashlight tour this weekend for the ultimate Halloween spirit-enticing experience. As you learn about the […]

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July 6, 2012

Laurel Hill And The Secret Cinema Partner Up For The First-Ever Movie Screening Among The Tombs, Friday, July 13

Halloween may still be months away, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t find spooky fun in town. On Friday, July 13 at 9 p.m., Laurel Hill Cemetery, the first cemetery in the United States to be honored as a National Historic Landmark, will partner up with The Secret Cinema to host the first-ever movie […]

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May 2, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Cinco De Mayo Celebrations Around Philadelphia

Observed in the United States as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride, Cinco de Mayo, much like every other holiday, is welcomed with festive food, music and even more festive beverages on May 5. Here we’ve roped in our tops picks for señors and señoritas to throw back brews, bites and everything blanco around […]

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March 28, 2012

In Honor Of Titanic’s Glorious 3D Return To Theaters April 6, A Roundup Of Titanic-Themed Events And Activities Around Philadelphia

Jack Dawson and Rose “You’re-gonna-have-to-spell-that-one-for-me” are returning to the big screen on Friday, April 6 in honor of the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. You can catch James Cameron’s epic film in the following Philadelphia area theaters: The Rave in University City, UA Riverview on Columbus Boulevard, AMC Franklin Mills, AMC Loews […]

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January 26, 2012

Laurel Hill Cemetery Launches 2012 Fourth Friday Tours, “The Hot Spots and Storied Plots”

This Friday, January 27 at 10 a.m. marks the first Fourth Friday tour of 2012 at Laurel Hill Cemetery. Head to Laurel Hill for an informative overview of the site’s long and colorful history, including many of the marble masterpieces, stunning views and legendary stories that afford the cemetery its wow factor. Fourth Friday tours, […]

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December 29, 2011

Laurel Hill To Toast To New Year’s With General Meade’s 196th Birthday Celebration At Noon

We recently shared some selections for alternative New Year’s Eve celebrations, but here’s another to add to the mix. Laurel Hill Cemetery is hosting the annual General Meade Birthday Celebration on Saturday, December 31 which will mark the 196th anniversary of the birth of General George Gordon Meade, commander of the Union Army at the […]

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