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July 7, 2014

Amazing Aerial Dance Display Invisible River Swings Over The Schuylkill River In Two Performances This Weekend, July 12-13

Part circus arts, part contemporary dance and all fantastic, Invisible River uses the Schuylkill River and Strawberry Mansion Bridge as the backdrop for a dreamy public performance in Fairmount Park this Saturday and Sunday, July 12 and 13. Founded in 2010 as a progressive performance piece, Invisible River has expanded in 2014 to become a […]

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July 5, 2014

Reminder: Fourth Of July Weekend Events Continue At Penn’s Landing With A Free Concert And Epic Fireworks Show, Tonight, July 5

While the epic fireworks on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway are over, another huge fireworks show illuminates the sky above the Delaware River at Penn’s Landing this evening. First up, one of the nation’s premier musical organizations, the United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own”, returns for a free, patriotic performance at Penn’s Landing, beginning at 8 […]

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July 2, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Screening Of Rocky At The Art Museum Steps, Center City Sips, Summer Concert Series Across The City And More

As the July 4th holiday sweeps in, the city celebrates America’s independence with a variety of events leading up to the big day. Tonight, Wawa Welcome America closes out its annual Philly at the Movies outdoor movie series with a screening of Rocky on the iconic Rocky steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. It’s […]

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July 2, 2014

The Hawthornes IPA Block Party Returns With $5 Craft Beer, Street Food, Games, Live Music And More, This Saturday, July 5

While the actual site of Hawthorne’s Cafe rebuilds after a fire, the folks behind the business take it outside for the annual IPA Block Party. This Saturday, July 5 from noon to 8 p.m., head to 11th and Fitzwater streets for $5 beers of all sort — IPAs, wheat beers, summer brews, cider and more. […]

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July 2, 2014

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Awesome Live Music Shows At Venues Across Philadelphia This July

On any given night of the week, there’s no shortage of awesome music rocking stages in our fair city. We’ve sifted through flyers, calendars and tapped in-the-know friends to bring you the best of what’s going on in Philadelphia, music-wise. Here’s a look at the shows we’re the most excited about this July — a […]

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July 1, 2014

Opening Alert: The Brand-New Independence Beer Garden To Kickoff Service On Independence Mall This Month

The brand new Independence Beer Garden is now open on Independence Mall and it looks awesome. (Photo by Albert Lee) Update: Per a July 9 announcement, Independence Beer Garden now plans to open Tuesday, July 15. A beer garden right across from Independence Mall? Yes, please. On Tuesday, July 15, the 20,000 square-foot outdoor area […]

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July 1, 2014

Screenings Under The Stars At Penn’s Landing Return For The Summer With 8 Weeks Of Free Movie Screenings, Thursdays, July 3-August 27

More outdoor movies are on tap this summer, Philadelphia. Free alfresco movie screenings take center stage during Screenings Under the Stars events at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing. A recent blockbuster, or well-loved classic, hits the waterfront movie screen each week for a summer of free outdoor fun every Thursday night. The film series […]

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July 1, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: Our Top Picks For Independence Day Events On The Delaware River Waterfronts, Including Fireworks On Saturday, July 5

Philadelphia, the birthplace of independence, is celebrating the Fourth of July in a big, big way. Festivals and events honoring America’s birthday take place daily all across the city and throughout the holiday week, but there’s a great concentration of fun that flanks the Delaware River. The waterfronts at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia and across […]

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June 30, 2014

Awesome News Alert: Vice President Of The United States Joe Biden To Join In Philadelphia’s July 4th Morning Ceremonies At Independence Hall

We already know that Philadelphia’s July 4th celebrations are some of the biggest and best in the country. Clearly, the Vice President of the United States agrees. Philadelphia’s already-impressive lineup of festivities on the Fourth of July just received an awesome boost from the Vice President of the United States. Vice President Joe Biden has […]

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June 30, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: See The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Free Neighborhood Concert Plus An Awesome Fireworks Display At Penn’s Landing, Tuesday, July 1

What’s better than taking in a concert by the world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra? Catching the beautiful music for free. On Tuesday, July 1, our city’s orchestra is set to impress new audiences during its annual free neighborhood concert at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing. Associate Conductor Cristian Măcelaru will lead, with guest vocalist Sarah Shafer, […]

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