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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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October 2, 2014

Roundup: Harvest Festivals In Philadelphia — Our Guide To More Than 20 Harvest Festivals Coming Your Way In The Next Few Weeks

Reading Terminal Market

Did someone say harvest time? Fall arrives with autumnal treats (apples! pies!), activities (pumpkin carving! hay rides!) and plenty of harvest festivals celebrating all of these things and more. Revel in the best parts of fall these next few months with pumpkin festivals, wine harvest fetes, festivals celebrating apples and so much more. The harvest […]

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September 30, 2014

Head To Longwood Gardens For Its Pumpkin Playground, Which Features An 800-Pound Pumpkin, Open Through Friday, October 31

Pumpkin Playground Longwood Gardens

Have you ever seen an 800-pound (!!) pumpkin? Now’s your chance. Now that autumn has arrived, Longwood Gardens celebrates the season with a kid-centric pumpkin playground, which will be open through October 31. Head to Longwood Gardens to feast your eyes on some of the most impressive and prettiest pumpkins out there. Youngsters are invited […]

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September 4, 2014

Longwood Gardens Presents Its Celebration Of Fall, Autumn’s Colors, September 6-November 23

Longwood Gardens

As if lovers of nature needed one more reason to visit the verdant countryside, this weekend Longwood Gardens launches its celebration of the harvest season with Autumn’s Colors. While the downtown of Kennett Square fetes the humble mushroom with the annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, September 5-7, just outside of town, Longwood honors the coming-soon […]

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July 1, 2014

Roundup: Our Guide To July 4th Fireworks, Parades, Barbecues And More In The Philadelphia Countryside

Roundup: Our Guide To July 4th Fireworks, Parades, Barbecues And More In The Philadelphia Countryside

Philadelphia goes all out for July 4th, but the celebration is not limited to the city limits. The surrounding Towns of the Countryside host a number of not-to-be missed Independence Day festivities. Whether it’s a spectacular fountains and fireworks show at Longwood Gardens, an old-fashioned celebration at Fonthill or a weekend of BBQ along the […]

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