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June 10, 2014

The Islamic Heritage Festival And Parade Return To Penn’s Landing With Food, Shopping, Performances And More, This Saturday, June 14

The PECO Multicultural Series continues this weekend as the Islamic Heritage Festival fills the space at Penn’s Landing. The festivities kick off with the Unity in Diversity parade which starts at 1 p.m. at 5th and Market streets and winds through the city to the end point at Penn’s Landing. Following the parade, folks of […]

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June 3, 2014

The Annual LGBT Pride Parade And Festival Returns To Philadelphia This Sunday, June 8 With Musical Headliners The Village People

Ready to celebrate with pride, Philly? This weekend, the LGBT Pride Parade and Festival adds tons of energy to the city as it returns for its 26th year. Philadelphia and the LGBT community have tons to celebrate in 2014, particularly with the recent ruling in favor of marriage equality, striking down the Pennsylvania law banning […]

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May 9, 2014

“New Hope Celebrates Pride Week” Returns May 11-18 With Seven Days Of LGBT Events Leading Up To The Annual Pride Parade On Saturday, May 17

The towns of New Hope, Pennsylvania and Lambertville, New Jersey celebrate their gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered residents and visitors with a weeklong celebration, New Hope Celebrates Pride, which is now in its 11th year. From Sunday, May 11 to Sunday, May 18, the towns come alive with LGBT events all week long. The festivities […]

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November 26, 2013

Our Guide To The Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade Set For Thursday, November 28 With Balloons, Floats, Bands, Special Guests And More

Everyone loves a parade, and with the kickoff of the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, the oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in the country, the holiday season swings into jubilant high gear. Celebrate the age-old event as it brings festive floats, giant balloons and local performers from local choirs, dance groups and marching bands beginning at 8:30 […]

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November 20, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Must-See Holiday Attractions In Philadelphia And The Countryside In 2013

[This holiday season, let Uwishunu be your merry guide. From brilliant lights and must-see attractions to festive events and jolly good times, check out our daily updates on holiday happenings in Philadelphia right here.] The City of Brotherly Love embraces the most wonderful time of the year, hosting a festive array of iconic holiday attractions. […]

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September 25, 2013

The 2013 Puerto Rican Day Parade Hits The Benjamin Franklin Parkway This Sunday, September 29

This Sunday, September 29, thousands of musicians, performers, local celebrities and youth groups take to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the Puerto Rican Day Parade, the city’s largest and oldest outdoor event celebrating Latino and Puerto Rican heritage. The 2013 Puerto Rican Day Parade marks the conclusion of the annual Puerto Rican Festival and the […]

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July 3, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Philadelphia Countryside Fourth Of July Barbecues, Parades, Family-Friendly Activities And Fireworks

Independence Day celebrations span from city to countryside every year, and from family-friendly activities and reenactments at the Valley Forge National Historical Park to wine and barbecue festivals at nearly 10 area wineries, the holiday weekend celebrations outside of the city are in no shortage. For those looking for something to do in one of […]

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June 3, 2013

Celebrate The 25th Anniversary Of PrideDay, Philadelphia’s LGBT Pride Parade And Festival On Sunday, June 9

This weekend, join in the merrymaking of the 25th anniversary celebration of PrideDay, Philadelphia’s rowdy LGBT parade and festival, which takes place during International Gay and Lesbian Pride Month and features live music, DJs, food, drinks and a festive parade that runs from the Gayborhood to Penn’s Landing. The PrideDay parade and festival goes down […]

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April 17, 2013

The Seventh Annual Carnaval De Puebla To Bring The Sights And Sounds Of Mexico To Pennsport, Sunday, April 28

Little known fact, the nation’s largest Cinco de Mayo festival is set to happen right here in Philadelphia on Sunday, April 28. South Philadelphia’s Pennsport neighborhood hosts the seventh annual Carnaval de Puebla festival to celebrate the area’s huge Mexican population and influence. The event kicks off Cinco de Mayo festivities, which celebrate the Battle […]

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December 13, 2012

Old City Winter Wonderland Lands At TRUST December 14-16 And 21-23: Music, Gift Wrapping Stations, Food And Drink, Santa And More, Kicking Off With An “Unsilent Night” Parade

The TRUST Building at 3rd and Arch Streets is being transformed into holiday central in Old City, with fun-for-the-whole-family events scheduled over the next two weekends in December. The Old City Winter Wonderland is the place to be this holiday season in Philadelphia. Take pictures with Santa, decorate gingerbread houses and ornaments, enjoy live music, […]

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