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April 16, 2014

Tonight Picks: Manayunk Restaurant Week, Beer School At Local 44, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art, The Philadelphia Book Festival And More

Local 44

Rid yourself of any midweek blues as the restaurants, bars and museums of Philadelphia host a score of fun events this evening. Manayunk Restaurant Week curbs hunger pangs all around with dinner deals at a number of participating restaurants. Depending on the restaurant, indulge in three-courses of delectable fare for $15, $25 or $35. Local […]

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April 7, 2014

The Philadelphia Book Festival Returns With Dozens Of Events At Public Libraries Across The City, April 14 Through 19

The Philadelphia Book Festival Returns With Dozens Of Events At Public Libraries Across The City, April 14 Through 19

Calling all bookworms! The Philadelphia Book Festival returns April 14 to 19 with dozens and dozens of events at public libraries throughout the neighborhoods of Philadelphia. From author events and storytimes to book and poetry readings, the events slated for the upcoming festival are nearly endless and cover all forms of written works. On Monday, […]

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March 27, 2014

Roundup: Our Guide To Early-Spring Festivals Coming To Philadelphia In The Next Few Weeks

Roundup: Our Guide To Early-Spring Festivals Coming To Philadelphia In The Next Few Weeks

The longer days and warmer temperatures mean many things, including the arrival of outdoor events and (drumroll please!) the return of amazing festivals. Philadelphia will soon shift into high gear for spring festival season, ushering in fests of all sort — food truck gatherings, music festivals, events celebrating spring blooms and much, much more. This […]

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April 16, 2013

Reminder: The Philadelphia Book Festival Is In Full Swing, Now Through April 20

Over the next few days, Philadelphia is celebrating all things literature. The Philadelphia Book Festival is back and lasts until Saturday, April 20. The festival encompasses events at 54 Free Library locations, woah. Stop by your local library to see what’s going on. There are a number of author events and other book-based happenings set to occur. The full lineup of events is available here. Don’t miss the festival wrap-up, check out Risk! a live show of real confessions presented by First Person Arts on Saturday, April 20.

April 3, 2013

Roundup: Our Guide To Philadelphia’s Lively Spring Festival Season

Roundup: Our Guide To Philadelphia's Lively Spring Festival Season

The birds are chirping, winter coats are nearly packed away and the sun is shining late into the day. Spring is here, Philadelphia, and we couldn’t be more excited. The spring season is full of daylong, weekend long and month long festivals that are sure to get you outside to enjoy the mild temperatures. Philadelphia’s […]

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April 2, 2013

Coming Soon: The Philadelphia Book Festival Puts Literature In The Spotlight With Author Events At 54 Library Locations, April 14-20

Coming Soon: The Philadelphia Book Festival Puts Literature In The Spotlight With Author Events At 54 Library Locations, April 14-20

Heads up, bookworms. The Free Library of Philadelphia’s annual Book Festival begins April 14, just in time for National Library Week April 14-20. With events happening at each of the library’s 54 locations throughout the city this year, taking part in this bookish festival will be elementary. Previously held only at the Parkway Central Library, […]

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April 19, 2012

Our Guide To The Book And Science Festivals’ Carnival On The Parkway This Saturday, April 21: Food Trucks, Three Stages Of Entertainment, First Public Tours Of Sister Cities Park And More

Our Guide To The Book And Science Festivals' Carnival On The Parkway This Saturday, April 21: Food Trucks, Three Stages Of Entertainment, First Public Tours Of Sister Cities Park And More

Two giant festivals collide this Saturday to take over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for a street fair and carnival unlike any other. The Philadelphia Book Festival Street Fair and Philadelphia Science Festival Carnival are back with a packed line-up of live entertainment on three stages, science experiments, games, food and more. Check out our handy […]

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April 9, 2012

Our Guide To The Philadelphia Book Festival, Returning April 16-21

Our Guide To The Philadelphia Book Festival, Returning April 16-21

Philadelphia is a city that loves to read. There’s the One Book, One Philadelphia program, a Free Library system that’s among the largest in the world and, next week, the Philadelphia Book Festival. The sixth annual festival celebrates reading and literacy around the city with events at the library’s Parkway Central branch. Festivities begin April […]

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April 5, 2012

Save The Date: The Philadelphia Book And Science Festivals To Join Forces Again For A Free Street Fair On The Parkway, Saturday, April 21

Save The Date: The Philadelphia Book And Science Festivals To Join Forces Again For A Free Street Fair On The Parkway, Saturday, April 21

Spring is festival heyday, and here’s a big one to take note of: on Saturday, April 21, the Philadelphia Book Festival and Philadelphia Science Festival are once again teaming up to present a giant carnival out on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The event features more than 100 exhibitors offering non-stop science experiments, interactive activities, games […]

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April 14, 2011

Festival Alert: The Philadelphia Book Fest And Philadelphia Science Fest To Join Forces For A Major Street Fair And Carnival This Saturday, April 16, On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Festival Alert: The Philadelphia Book Fest And Philadelphia Science Fest To Join Forces For A Major Street Fair And Carnival This Saturday, April 16, On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway

The Philadelphia Book Festival’s fifth annual Street Fair and the inaugural Philadelphia Science Festival Carnival team up this weekend to take over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in a giant dual day-long celebration. The Book Festival street fair is the largest literary street fair in the entire region, and the first-ever Science Festival Carnival has pulled […]

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