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December 16, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia: Ring In 2015 With Two Huge New Year’s Eve Fireworks Displays Over The Delaware River At 6 P.M. And Midnight

New Year's Eve Fireworks Philadelphia

The last days of 2014 are at hand, folks. In anticipation of the final countdown on New Year’s Eve, it’s time to make plans to ring in 2015. Celebrations in Philadelphia will once again hit a crescendo with two fireworks shows on New Year’s Eve at 6 p.m. and midnight as SugarHouse Casino presents New […]

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December 12, 2014

Weekend Picks: Nutcracker Market, Seaport Parade Of Lights, Free Music At RiverRink Winterfest, Franklin Flea, Santa At Frankford Hall, Punk Rock Flea Market, A Longwood Christmas And More

Winterfest

Ready for a holly jolly weekend, Philly? The entire city of Philadelphia is chock-full of holiday cheer this weekend with tons of merry events and festive displays at attractions, bars, restaurants and parks. Winterfest at Penn’s Landing maintains it’s super-cool status by hosting a free concert on Saturday and continuing to roll out food, drinks […]

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December 9, 2014

RiverRink Winterfest Hosts Local Musicians For Fireside Sessions, A Series Of Free Concerts On December 13, January 17 And February 21

RiverRink Winterfest Hosts Local Musicians For Fireside Sessions, A Series Of Free Concerts On December 13, January 17 And February 21

Get ready to rock around the Christmas tree! Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest brings the house down with live music by local bands once a month for its Fireside Sessions, curated by WXPN’s The Key. Rock out inside of The Lodge next to a roaring (electric) fireplace as talented musicians put on a free concert for […]

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December 5, 2014

FringeArts Debuts The Sincerity Project, An “Anti-Play” That Plans To Span 24 Years On Stage, Now Playing Through Saturday, December 13

FringeArts

Theater works may evolve over time, but none do so with the scope of The Sincerity Project, an original production debuting at FringeArts this month with performances through Saturday, December 13. A coming of age show like none you’ve seen before, the show features seven performers of the Philadelphia-based Team Sunshine Performance Corporation reflecting on […]

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December 4, 2014

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Throws A Huge Tree-Lighting Party With Live Music, Dance, Synchronized Skating And More Friday, December 5

Winterfest

Bring on the holiday cheer! This Friday, December 5, Blue Cross Riverrink Winterfest illuminates its 43-foot (!) Christmas tree during a festive and free lighting celebration from 6:45 to 8 p.m. Head out to the completely updated (and totally awesome) Winterfest site for an evening filled with skating, treats, live entertainment — including synchronized skating! […]

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November 25, 2014

The All-New Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Opens At Penn’s Landing This Friday, November 28, With A Spectacular Winter Beer Garden And Lodge, Ice Skating, Fire Pits, A Light Show, Pop-Up Holiday Shop And More

Penn's Landing Winterfest

Philadelphia, a veritable winter wonderland opens Thanksgiving weekend at Penn’s Landing. This winter, the longstanding Blue Cross RiverRink upgrades the ice skating experience on the Delaware River waterfront by reinstalling last season’s festive winter garden experience to the annual outdoor ice rink on the Delaware River. Debuting to the general public this Friday, November 28, […]

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November 21, 2014

Roundup: A Guide To The Top Christmas Tree Lighting Celebrations In Neighborhoods Throughout Philadelphia This Holiday Season

Waterfront Winterfest

Make merry this holiday season by attending a festive Christmas tree lighting celebration in a number of neighborhoods throughout the city. Bundle up, grab some friends and watch hundreds of twinkling lights illuminate trees at public spaces like Rittenhouse Square, Love Park, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, Citizens Bank Park and the Singing Fountain in East […]

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November 6, 2014

Roundup: A Guide To Commemorating Veterans Day In The Philadelphia Area, Tuesday, November 11

Independence Hall

With historic monuments, influential exhibitions, history-laden sights and major museums, Philadelphia commemorates the country’s past every day of the year. And on Veterans Day, which is this Tuesday, November 11, the city especially honors the Veterans and active military men and women who have served our country through special events, programs at museums, ceremonies and […]

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October 7, 2014

The Old City Seaport Festival Returns With Tall Ships, A Parade Of Boats, A Pirate Ship Battle, Food Trucks, Craft Market And More, October 10-12

Old City Seaport Festival

Lovers of all things nautical, this one’s for you. This weekend, October 10 through 12, the Old City Seaport Festival returns for its third year of tall ship tours, moonlight sails, craft shopping, boat-centric activities, food trucks and more. The festival hits Penn’s Landing and celebrates Philadelphia’s seafaring past with a variety of free and […]

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October 6, 2014

Experience A Night In Old Havana During The Third Annual Fanfare On The Fantail Aboard The Olympia, Saturday, October 11

Experience A Night In Old Havana During The Third Annual Fanfare On The Fantail Aboard The Olympia, Saturday, October 11

Americans may not be able to travel to Cuba with ease, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t experience the magic of this Caribbean island nation. On Saturday, October 11, the Independence Seaport Museum presents its third annual Fanfare on the Fantail: A Night in Old Havana. From 7 to 10 p.m., guests will come […]

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