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October 14, 2014

OktoberFestivus Takes Over Franklin Square With A Beer Garden, Food Trucks, Spooky Mini Golf And More, Saturday, October 18, 5-10 P.M.

OktoberFestivus Takes Over Franklin Square With A Beer Garden, Food Trucks, Spooky Mini Golf And More, Saturday, October 18, 5-10 P.M.

Historic Philadelphia’s charming family-friendly playground Franklin Square generally draws kids, history buffs and lovers of SquareBurger’s signature Cake Shakes. This Saturday, October 18, though, fans of beer gardens and food trucks should report to the historic park for OktoberFestivus, an evening-long beer-fueled bash from 5 to 10 p.m. More than half a dozen of Philly’s […]

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October 10, 2014

Shofuso Japanese House And Garden To Hold A Traditional Fall Harvest Moon-Viewing Celebration This Weekend, October 10-12

Shofuso Japanese House And Garden To Hold A Traditional Fall Harvest Moon-Viewing Celebration This Weekend, October 10-12

A full moon rises in the sky this weekend, and to celebrate, the friends of the Shofuso Japanese House and Garden in Fairmount Park are set to host a weekend of traditional moon-viewing festivities. On Friday, a moon-viewing tea ceremony begins at 7 p.m. with a ritual service of matcha (green tea) and a seasonal […]

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October 9, 2014

Venice Island Performing Arts And Recreation Center Opens With A Public Open House, Shows And Tours This Saturday, October 11

Venice Island

Looking for an island escape? After 10 years of planning and development Venice Island Performing Arts and Recreation Center in Manayunk opens its grounds and doors to the public this weekend, Saturday, October 11. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the brand-new arts and recreation center will welcome the public to explore the gleaming new […]

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October 9, 2014

The First-Ever Old City Fest Makes It Debut This Sunday, October 12 With 100 Vendors Showcasing The Neighborhood’s Art, Design, Shopping, Food, Music And More

The First-Ever Old City Fest Makes It Debut This Sunday, October 12 With 100 Vendors Showcasing The Neighborhood's Art, Design, Shopping, Food, Music And More

This weekend, a brand-new neighborhood festival arrives in Old City to celebrate the modern-day appeal of this historic ’hood: Old City Fest debuts this Sunday, October 12. The first year for what Old City District, the event’s organizers, hopes will become an annual extravaganza, two streets in Old City will transform from quiet cobblestone thoroughfares […]

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October 9, 2014

The High Steaks Cheesesteak And Cocktail Competition Returns To Sansom Street For Its Annual Block Party, This Sunday, October 12

The High Steaks Cheesesteak And Cocktail Competition Returns To Sansom Street For Its Annual Block Party, This Sunday, October 12

Celebrate five-years of Square 1682 at the Hotel Palomar at an afternoon block party featuring a cheesesteak and cocktail competition this Sunday, October 12. From 1 to 4 p.m., the annual High Steaks: Great Philly Cheesesteak Challenge and Cocktail Competition brings together a number of the city’s top chefs and bartenders for a day of […]

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October 8, 2014

Bloktoberfest Takes Over South Street In Graduate Hospital This Saturday, October 11, With Four Blocks And Eight Hours Of Craft Brews, Food Trucks, Live Tunes And Much More

Bloktoberfest Philadelphia

Ready for another weekend of fall festivalgoing? Good, because Bloktoberfest is back! The four-block, eight-hour blockbuster street festival returns to South Street this Saturday, October 11. The Graduate Hospital neighborhood’s sixth annual Bloktoberfest hits South Street from Broad Street west to 18th Street with massive amounts of beer, food, music and merrymaking all day long. […]

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October 8, 2014

Celebrate Fall At The Meadowbrook Farm Open House With An Autumn Garden Sale, Pumpkin Painting, Hayrides And More, Saturday, October 11

meadowbrook farm open house

Fall has officially arrived at PHS’ Meadowbrook Farm, and the Montgomery County attraction is celebrating the season with an open house this Saturday, October 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Buy fresh plants for your home at the plant sale, which will feature fall favorites like gourds, pumpkins, perennials, fall grasses, violas and more. […]

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October 7, 2014

Stratus Rooftop Lounge At The Hotel Monaco Philadelphia Debuts New Bottled Cocktails For Fall

Stratus Rooftop Lounge At The Hotel Monaco Philadelphia Debuts New Bottled Cocktails For Fall

Immediately gratifying and ready to sip bottled cocktails are one of the highlights (besides, of course, the stellar ambiance) at Old City’s

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October 6, 2014

The Outfest Block Party Returns To The Gayborhood This Sunday, October 12 With Performances, Shopping, Eats And Drinks, Outdoor Dance Parties And More

The Outfest Block Party Returns To The Gayborhood This Sunday, October 12 With Performances, Shopping, Eats And Drinks, Outdoor Dance Parties And More

Ready for a bash? Spanning more than 10-square blocks of the Gayborhood, Philadelphia’s enormous Outfest returns for its 24th year this Sunday, October 12 from noon to 7 p.m. Outfest, which is one of the largest National Coming Out Day Festivals in the world, brings a full-blown festival and multi-street block party to the Gayborhood. […]

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October 6, 2014

Save The Date: The Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta Returns To The Water With Collegiate, High School And Master Rowers On October 25 And 26

Save The Date: The Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta Returns To The Water With Collegiate, High School And Master Rowers On October 25 And 26

Crew fans, heads up. Huge rowing competition the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta returns at the end of this month, October 25 and 26. Bringing together more than 75 college crews, 150 high school crews and master rowers, elite rowers and previous world champions, the longstanding regatta eventually has become the largest one-day rowing competition […]

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