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October 31, 2014

Weekend Picks, Halloween Edition: Halloween Parties Across The City, Trick-Or-Treating Events, Day Of The Dead Celebrations, Peddler’s Village Apple Festival, Closing Weekend For Independence Beer Garden, Clover Market And More

Halloween is here and Philadelphia marks the holiday in a major way with killer celebrations all weekend long. Tonight, Friday, October 31 is Halloween and tomorrow, November 1 is the Day of the Dead, which means spooky celebrations are in high supply. Eastern State Penitentiary continues its super scary Terror Behind the Walls — the […]

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October 31, 2014

A Guide To The 13th Annual First Person Arts Festival, Returning November 4-15 With Storytelling, Panels And A Food Event With Chefs Marcus Samuelsson And Jennifer Carroll

Now in its 13th year, the First Person Arts Festival continues its unique celebration of documenting real life through storytelling. Internationally renowned artists join everyday people from both Philadelphia and across the country to take part in the annual event, sharing their tall tales and personal experiences on stages around town from November 4 to […]

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October 30, 2014

Tonight Picks, Night-Before-Halloween Edition: Terror Behind The Walls, Ghost Tours And A Cemetery Flashlight Tour, Halloween Parties At Alla Spina, Silk City And Cantina, A Zombie Bar Crawl And More

It’s here, Philly. The weekend-long celebration of All Hallow’s Eve can officially commence. Start your Halloween weekend early with Halloween eve festivities taking place across the city. Zombies take over Northern Liberties at the annual Zombie Bar Crawl. Crawlers are asked to come in their spookiest zombie makeup and apparel and crawl from bar to […]

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October 30, 2014

Last Chance: Independence Beer Garden Wraps Up Its First Season This Weekend And Celebrates With A Closing Party On Sunday, November 2

This past summer, the 22,000 square-foot outdoor area of One South Independence Mall West welcomed awesome alfresco space Independence Beer Garden, and the place has been a bona fide hit. The latest venture for chef Michael Schulson, also of Sampan in Midtown Village, the mobile IBG Truck and Izakaya in Atlantic City, Independence Beer Garden […]

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October 30, 2014

Frankford Hall Celebrates Movemeber With A Kick Off Party Tonight, October 30, In Addition To Happy Hour Deals And Parties Throughout November

Movember — an initiative to raise funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health — arrives at Frankford Hall with beer and food specials, parties, rare brews and plenty of facial hair all throughout November. Tonight, October 30 from 6 to 9:30 p.m., guys and gals are invited out […]

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October 29, 2014

Tonight Picks: Final Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At NMAJH, Terror Behind The Walls, Ghost Tours, Halloween Movies At PFS Roxy Theater, Yoga At Franklin Square And More

Tonight marks the final pay-what-you-wish Wednesday at the National Museum of American Jewish History. The summer and fall series closes with a bang as the museum hosts a launch party for its creative residence program, which tonight will feature a special work by Martha Graham Cracker. Halloween fun is brewing all around town with Terror […]

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October 28, 2014

Liberté Lounge At The Sofitel Hotel Toasts French Wines At Its French Wine Fair, This Thursday, October 30

Raise a glass, oenophiles! Liberté Lounge at the Sofitel Hotel toasts French wines at its French Wine Fair, an event that brings a variety of wine hailing from France to the Rittenhouse bar and restaurant this Thursday, October 30. Eight vineyards will be represented with a smattering of wines — red and white, sweet and […]

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October 28, 2014

Bainbridge Green Hosting An Alfresco Food Truck And Beer Festival Tuesday Evening, October 28 To Raise Awareness For The New Park Space

Bainbridge Green, an initiative to transform Bainbridge Street from 3rd to 5th streets into a re-imagined public space and park for community programming, hosts a food truck and beer festival tonight, October 28 at the site of the proposed development. From 6 to 10 p.m., head to the park, which will be decorated with blooms […]

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October 27, 2014

The Philadelphia Film Society Screens Retro Halloween Films For Its Sinister Cinema: Halloween at the PFS Roxy, October 29-November 1

A photo posted by Sarah Glinski (@giaaantunicorn) on May 5, 2014 at 4:27pm PDT Looking for your Halloween film fix? You’re in luck. Films about zombies, ghosts and insane folks take the spotlight at the Philadelphia Film Society’s retro Halloween film celebration. During Halloween week, from October 29 through November 1, visit the PFS Roxy for […]

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October 27, 2014

Your Complete Guide To Halloween Weekend In Philadelphia 2014: A Day-By-Day Breakdown Of The Best Parties, Concerts, Trick-Or-Treating, Haunted Activities And More

Halloween weekend is shaping up to be pretty epic this year, thanks to Halloween falling on a Friday. That means there are going to be three-plus days of Halloweens festivities blanketing the city. Here’s how the weekend sets up: Thursday, October 30 is Mischief Night; Friday, October 31 is Halloween; and Saturday, November 1 is […]

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