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December 9, 2014

Roundup: A Guide To The Top Holiday Events And Happenings In Philadelphia’s Countryside This Season

Brandywine River Museum of Art

Attractions across the Philadelphia region ring in the holidays with a variety of light displays, annual festivals and long-standing traditions. Beyond the happenings in the city, visitors come from around the globe to experience the beautiful lights and conservatory displays during A Longwood Gardens Christmas while families enjoy a winter wonderland with their favorite Sesame […]

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December 2, 2014

Roundup: 11 Must-See Holiday Light Displays And Attractions In Philadelphia And The Countryside

A Longwood Christmas

It isn’t the truly the holiday season before thousands of twinkling lights illuminate attractions, streets and Christmas trees throughout the Philadelphia area. Tried-and-true holiday light displays continue to shine throughout the city — like the Macy’s Christmas Light Show and the twinkling lights of South Philadelphia — while newer holiday light displays up-the-ante with food […]

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November 21, 2014

Weekend Picks: Philadelphia Marathon Weekend, Peddler’s Village Grand Illumination Celebration, Franklin Flea Holiday Market, Dilworth Park Ice Rink, Franklin Square Holiday Festival And More

Peddler's Village

It’s marathon weekend in Philadelphia, which means tons of healthy competitive spirit will fill the city all weekend long. The Philadelphia Marathon will welcome 30,000 participants and an expected 60,000 spectators over the course of three-days of festivities, which include four races and a free health expo. Peddler’s Village ushers in the holiday season with […]

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November 17, 2014

The Peddler’s Village Grand Illumination Celebration Brings One Million Holiday Lights To Peddler’s Village, This Friday, November 21

Dilworth Park

Peddler’s Village in Bucks County ushers in the holiday season with its annual Grand Illumination Celebration on Friday, November 21. At 6:15 p.m. on Friday, Santa and Mrs. Claus will flip on the lights and illuminate the Bucks County attraction with one million twinkling lights of all colors. After the lights are turned on for […]

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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

Eastern State Penitentiary

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 27, 2014

Peddler’s Village Celebrates Fall’s Favorite Fruit With Its Annual Apple Festival, This Weekend, November 1-2

Peddler's Village Celebrates Fall's Favorite Fruit With Its Annual Apple Festival, This Weekend, November 1-2

Calling all apple lovers! Peddler’s Village celebrates the sweet, autumnal fruit with a weekend of festivities, this weekend November 1 and 2, for its 41st annual Apple Festival. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both days, fill up on a variety of apple treats like warm apple cider, apple cakes, caramel apples, apple butter […]

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October 2, 2014

Roundup: Harvest Festivals In Philadelphia — Our Guide To More Than 20 Harvest Festivals Coming Your Way In The Next Few Weeks

Reading Terminal Market

Did someone say harvest time? Fall arrives with autumnal treats (apples! pies!), activities (pumpkin carving! hay rides!) and plenty of harvest festivals celebrating all of these things and more. Revel in the best parts of fall these next few months with pumpkin festivals, wine harvest fetes, festivals celebrating apples and so much more. The harvest […]

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September 26, 2014

Roundup: Fall Festivals In Philadelphia 2014 — Our Updated Guide To The More Than 50 Fall Festivals Hitting Philly In The Coming Weeks

The Philadelphia Marathon

As the weather cools, the city heats up with fall festivals — seasonal celebrations, beer fetes, food truck corrals, major outdoor craft festivals, neighborhood block parties, a bacon festival and even more. Every single weekend between now and mid-November is chock-full of festivals in all parts of the city and countryside, too. At the beginning […]

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September 19, 2014

The Peddler’s Village Scarecrow Festival Returns This Weekend, September 20-21, With Scarecrow Making, Pumpkin Decorating, Pie Eating Contests And More

The Peddler's Village Scarecrow Festival Returns This Weekend, September 20-21, With Scarecrow Making, Pumpkin Decorating, Pie Eating Contests And More

The season of pumpkins, apples and hayrides has officially begun at Peddler’s Village. The Bucks County attraction celebrates the season with its 35th-annual Scarecrow Festival this weekend, September 20 and 21. Featuring more than 100 amazing life-size scarecrow creations, the annual festival asks guests to vote for their favorite creations in a variety of categories […]

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September 8, 2014

Vote For Your Favorite Scarecrow At Peddler’s Village Scarecrow Competition And Display, Which Opens Today, September 8

Peddler's Village

Peddler’s Village gets in gear for fall with its annual Scarecrow Competition and Display, which starts today, September 8. Every day through Sunday, October 26, guests who visit the Bucks County attraction will find more than 100 original scarecrow creations throughout the grounds. While checking out the life-size scarecrows, vote for your favorite in a […]

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