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January 19, 2015

Longwood Gardens In Kennett Square Presents Its Annual Orchid Extravaganza Exhibition, On Display January 24-March 29

Longwood Gardens In Kennett Square Presents Its Annual Orchid Extravaganza Exhibition, On Display January 24-March 29

Each winter, Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square has a beautiful cure for the cold-weather blues. Tucked inside Longwood’s four-acre conservatory, a host of beautiful blooms transports visitors to balmy climates during Orchid Extravaganza. Opening Saturday, January 24, the annual orchid display features nearly 5,000 delicate blossoms hanging from baskets, in colorful arrangements and covering unexpected […]

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January 8, 2015

Tonight Picks: Night Skies In The Observatory At The Franklin Institute, RiverRink Winterfest At Penn’s Landing, Motown The Musical At The Kimmel Center And More

The Dandelion

One of the key themes for tonight is staying warm. Luckily, there’s plenty of warming winter fun happening tonight to jump start the weekend. Seek shelter indoors, and head to The Franklin Institute to learn about the stars, moons and galaxies at Night Skies in the Observatory, or dance along to Motown hits at Motown […]

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January 7, 2015

Tonight Picks: Happy Hour At The Lodge At Winterfest, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The PMA, Free Music At The Kimmel Center, Final Week For A Longwood Christmas And More

The Lodge

Warm up on this frosty night in Philadelphia. The Lodge at Winterfest, an ever-popular winter spot, recently introduced a new happy hour, which means half-off seasonal drafts and $5 shorty fries from 5 to 7 p.m. Deal. Culture hounds can seek shelter from the cold at the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s weekly pay-what-you-wish Wednesday program […]

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January 7, 2015

Last Call: Enjoy One Last Bit Of The Holidays At A Longwood Christmas, Which Closes At Longwood Gardens This Sunday, January 11

A Longwood Christmas

The holiday season is behind us, which means the Christmas decor and twinkling lights will soon be coming down. Wrapping up the season, Longwood Gardens closes A Longwood Christmas, its beautiful holiday display, this Sunday, January 11. The display promises a whimsical show of half-a-million lights, dazzling fountain shows, snowflake displays, holiday plants and more. […]

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December 9, 2014

Roundup: A Guide To The Top Holiday Events And Happenings In Philadelphia’s Countryside This Season

Brandywine River Museum of Art

Attractions across the Philadelphia region ring in the holidays with a variety of light displays, annual festivals and long-standing traditions. Beyond the happenings in the city, visitors come from around the globe to experience the beautiful lights and conservatory displays during A Longwood Gardens Christmas while families enjoy a winter wonderland with their favorite Sesame […]

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December 4, 2014

18 Festive Ways To Spend Your Holiday Nights In Philadelphia This Season

Wintefest

When the sun sets, the holiday spirit kicks into high gear with festive happenings all throughout town. Bundle up, grab your friends and make plans to take full advantage of the holiday events that are slated to entertain well after dusk. Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest promises to be a solid hangout all season long with […]

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December 2, 2014

Roundup: 11 Must-See Holiday Light Displays And Attractions In Philadelphia And The Countryside

A Longwood Christmas

It isn’t the truly the holiday season before thousands of twinkling lights illuminate attractions, streets and Christmas trees throughout the Philadelphia area. Tried-and-true holiday light displays continue to shine throughout the city — like the Macy’s Christmas Light Show and the twinkling lights of South Philadelphia — while newer holiday light displays up-the-ante with food […]

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November 26, 2014

Long Weekend Picks, Thanksgiving Edition: Thanksgiving Eve Parties, Thanksgiving Day Parade And Dinners, Opening Of RiverRink Winterfest, Christmas Village, Comcast And Macy’s Light Shows, Holiday Shopping Festivities And So Much More

Thanksgiving Day Parade

Thanksgiving weekend is always a great time in Philadelphia but this weekend is really shaping up to be spectacular. It’s going to be a great kick-off to the holiday season in Philly. Tonight, there are parties across town for one of the biggest going out nights of the year. And then tomorrow for the main […]

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November 24, 2014

Longwood Gardens Opens A Longwood Christmas, A Dazzling Show Of Twinkling Lights, Holiday Music And More, November 27-January 11

Longwood Gardens Opens A Longwood Christmas, A Dazzling Show Of Twinkling Lights, Holiday Music And More, November 27-January 11

Longwood Gardens opens its Christmas display on Thanksgiving Day this Thursday, November 27, with twinkling trees, dazzling fountain shows, snowflake displays, Christmas music, thousands of holiday lights, poinsettias and more. Every year, A Longwood Christmas opens under a different theme, and this year the display centers around birds. Guests can look forward to Christmas trees […]

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October 22, 2014

Longwood Gardens’ Chrysanthemum Festival Returns, Featuring More Than 20,000 Beautiful Blooms, October 25-November 23

Longwood Gardens' Chrysanthemum Festival Returns, Featuring More Than 20,000 Beautiful Blooms, October 25-November 23

With the autumn season now in full swing, Longwood Gardens gorgeous property makes for a perfect place to find nature’s colorful foliage, or to tuck indoors to take in the beautiful blooms of the expansive conservatory. This Saturday, October 25, Longwood Gardens opens its annual Chrysanthemum Festival, which features more than 20,000 blooming chrysanthemums grown […]

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