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October 10, 2014

Long Weekend Picks: Bloktoberfest, RiverCity Festival, Old City Fest, Outfest, County Fair At The Oval, DesignPhiladelphia, POST, Franklin Flea, Fall Exhibitions And More

Fall is in full effect in Philadelphia, and this weekend celebrates the season with major festivals, dining events, neighborhood happenings and so much more. On Saturday, Bloktoberfest brings a solid set of music (featuring Chill Moody!), craft beer, food trucks to the Graduate Hospital neighborhood, on Sunday, the first-ever Old City Fest celebrates DesignPhiladelphia with […]

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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

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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September 4, 2014

Roundup: Our Guide To The More Than 60 Late-Summer And Early-Fall Festivals Coming To Philadelphia In The Weeks Ahead

Just because Labor Day has passed doesn’t mean the fun of summer draws to a close. The next few weeks welcome a variety of late-summer festivals, and right after that, an abundance of early-fall festivals throughout the city. There are music fests, food festivals, food truck fests, Oktoberfests, block parties — basically every kind of […]

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October 9, 2013

OutFest Returns To The Gayborhood With Tons Of Live Entertainment, Shopping, A Dance Party And More, This Sunday, October 13

The heart of the Gayborhood welcomes the return of OutFest, an annual block party throughout Midtown Village. Philadelphia was one of the first cities to organize a National Coming Out Day celebration, and the event has since grown to be the largest Coming Out Day celebration in the world! On Sunday, October 13, from noon […]

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October 2, 2013

The City Of Philadelphia Kicks Off LGBT History Month With A Rainbow Flag Raising Ceremony At City Hall, Thursday, October 3

For the fourth year in a row, the rainbow flag joins the stars and stripes above City Hall to honor LGBT History Month in Philadelphia. This Thursday, October 3, join in the launch of this month-long celebration with the rainbow flag raising ceremony, hosted by Mayor Michael Nutter and kicking off at noon. Taking place […]

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September 5, 2013

Roundup: A Guide To The More Than 50 Late-Summer And Early-Fall Festivals Coming Your Way In Philadelphia

Summer may be winding to a close, but there certainly isn’t any shortage of alfresco festivals to fill your calendar. September and October usher in more than 50 (!!!) festivals to celebrate the end of summer and the beginning of fall, and all happenings are set to spotlight the great things that come with the […]

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October 4, 2012

OutFest 2012 Lands In The Gayborhood This Sunday, October 7: Bar Crawl, Live Music, Flea Market, Dance Party, Sports Zone, Games And Much More

Every fall, Philadelphia celebrates National Coming Out Day with OutFest, a huge block party in the heart of the Gayborhood, featuring drag shows, games, bar crawls, live music and shopping. Philadelphia was one of the first cities to organize around National Coming Out Day on a large scale by creating a block party to showcase […]

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September 12, 2012

Roundup: Our Guide To The Dozens Of Late Summer And Early Fall Festivals Hitting Philadelphia In The Coming Weeks

It’s after Labor Day, which means summer is starting to wind down. But that only means that the late summer/early fall festival season is just getting revved up. The next several weeks are filled with street fairs and block parties celebrating art, crafts, fashion, theater, design, live music, delicious food and craft beer throughout the […]

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October 6, 2011

The Annual Outfest Block Party Returns To The Gayborhood This Sunday, October 9 To Celebrate National Coming Out Day

Outfest, billed as the largest National Coming Out Day event in the world, returns to the Gayborhood for a neighborhood-wide block party complete with live music, dancing, contests, a flea market and special events at nearly every restaurant and bar within the festival radius. Stretching from east to west from 11th to 13th Streets, and […]

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