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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 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

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

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

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

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

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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June 9, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Father’s Day Dinner, Brunch And Events In And Around Philadelphia

It’s time to show pop some love. Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 15, and to celebrate dear ol’ dad, a slew of Philadelphia restaurants, bars and attractions host Father’s Day celebrations all weekend long. From free steak dinners and free beer for Dad, to an outdoor extravaganza on Independence Mall, making every father in […]

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June 9, 2014

Meadow Garden At Longwood Gardens, An 86-Acre Experience Complete With Wildlife, Hiking Grounds And More, Opens Friday, June 13

As if lovers of nature needed one more reason to visit the verdant countryside, this weekend Longwood Gardens unveils Meadow Garden, a brand new, 86-acre ecological garden. Beginning on Friday, June 13, guests to the Kennett Square attraction are invited to explore the newest outdoor garden which promises three miles of walking and hiking trails, […]

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May 20, 2014

Longwood Gardens’ Fireworks & Fountains Spectacular Returns For Its 2014 Season, Beginning On Saturday, May 24

Welcome the informal start of summer over Memorial Day weekend with a big bang. Few spectacles are more festive than huge fireworks displays, and the folks at Longwoods Gardens know how to celebrate. This Memorial Day weekend, Fireworks & Fountains, Longwood Gardens’ annual fireworks celebration, returns for the 2014 summer season. From Saturday, May 24 […]

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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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