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November 17, 2014

The Macy’s Christmas Light Show Returns To Macy’s Center City With 100,000 Twinkling Lights, Holiday Sounds From The Wanamaker Grand Organ And More, November 28-December 31

Holiday cheer takes center stage at Macy’s Center City as its annual Christmas Light Show returns for the merry season. The decades-old holiday tradition brings more than 100,000 bright, energy-efficient LED lights to the wall of the Grand Court atrium at Macy’s Center City to present a four-story show of holiday images like snowflakes, reindeer, […]

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October 1, 2014

The Midtown Village Fall Festival Returns This Saturday, October 4 With Multiple Beer Gardens, Awesome Food From Local Restaurants, Live Music, Shopping And More

This fall, the streets, parks and public spaces of Philadelphia host dozens and dozens of fall festivals, but few match the all-out revelry of the Midtown Village Fall Festival. Returning for its ninth year of Midtown merrymaking on Saturday, October 4 from noon to 8 p.m., the fest welcomes tens of thousands to live it […]

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March 4, 2014

The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator At Macy’s Center City Presents Its New 2014 Class Of Designers-In-Residence

With the multitude of institutions in Philadelphia and beyond offering an education in the fashion realm, it’s easy to imagine how many promising designers are out there just waiting to be discovered. In Philadelphia, some of that talent is harnessed by the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator, a non-profit fashion education initiative that’s now launching its third […]

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November 26, 2013

The Macy’s Christmas Light Show, A Decades-Old Philadelphia Tradition, Returns For The 2013 Holiday Season On Friday, November 29

Philadelphia is rife with holiday traditions, and one of our favorites lights up on Black Friday, November 29. The Macy’s Christmas Light Show, a tradition since 1955, returns to Macy’s Center City for the 2013 holiday season with brilliant lights, festive music and tons of cheer for holiday shoppers. Running daily through Tuesday, December 31, […]

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November 22, 2013

Roundup: Where to Spend Black Friday And Small Business Saturday In And Around Philadelphia

It’s the time of year to start checking names off your holiday shopping list. Philadelphia and its surrounding towns are packed with incredible shopping experiences including pop-up holiday villages, independent boutique shops and top-rated shopping malls. On the day after Thanksgiving, Black Friday traditionally kicks off the holiday shopping season with door-busting sales, extended shopping […]

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October 4, 2013

Our Guide To The 2013 Midtown Village Fall Festival, Returning To 13th Street This Sunday, October 6 With Multiple Beer Gardens, Amazing Food From Local Restaurants, Live Music, A Dunk Tank, Crafts And More

Ready for one of the best block parties of the year? Returning for its eighth year on Sunday, October 6 the Midtown Village Fall Festival welcomes thousands to revel in eight hours of outdoor fun on a nearly eight-block footprint. Note that the event is usually on a Saturday, but this year’s festival rocks 13th […]

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September 19, 2013

Tonight Picks: Fall Festivals Fill The City With Street Fare Food Truck Block Party In Mt. Airy, Third Thursday Live And Local At Race Street Pier, Rittenhouse Row Fall Fashion Crawl And More

We’re in the midst of fall festival season and the celebrations are hitting hard. Mt. Airy ushers in a fleet of food trucks for Street Fare, an event full of vendors, food from local eateries, mobile fare, shopping, live music and more. On the Delaware River, live music takes the stage at Race Street Pier […]

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March 27, 2013

Tonight Picks: Chef Talk At The Free Library, Bourbon Battle At The Trestle Inn, Passover Celebrations, Macy’s Fashion Show And More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can't-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] • Chef Walter Staib at the […]

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March 25, 2013

The Macy’s Flower Show Displays The Painted Garden In Center City, On View Through April 7

Though we haven’t seen much springtime weather as of yet, Macy’s Flower Show is in bloom at Macy’s Center City through April 7. The annual Flower Show, now in its fifth year, transforms the department store into a veritable greenhouse. This year’s theme, The Painted Garden, intends to recall the landscapes of southeast Asia with […]

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March 14, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Affordable Attractions In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a great place to be on a budget. Many of our museums, theaters and historical landmarks often offer discounted tickets and cheap events on certain days. Plus, many of our great attractions are just inexpensive — or free! — to begin with. No matter what your budget is, this list encompasses plenty of […]

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