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May 2, 2014

Weekend Picks, Super Spring Saturday Edition: Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival, Science Fest’s Carnival On The Parkway, South Street Spring Festival, Plazapalooza, First Friday, Chestnut Hill Home And Garden Festival, Broad Street Run, Radio 104.5 Summer Block Party And More

Weekend Picks, Super Spring Saturday Edition: Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival, Science Fest's Carnival On The Parkway, South Street Spring Festival, Plazapalooza, First Friday, Chestnut Hill Home And Garden Festival, Broad Street Run, Radio 104.5 Summer Block Party And More

Mother Nature has treated us to perfect spring weather for the more than a dozen major festivals and events on tap in the next three days. This weekend promises sunny skies and temperatures near 70 degrees which is ideal for this festival-loaded weekend. Kicking things off is First Friday. May’s First Friday is traditionally one […]

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May 1, 2014

Tonight Picks: Opening Night For Morgan’s Pier, PAFA After Dark: Password Required, Exclusive Discount To Multiple Philadelphia Science Festival Events, Free Yoga At Race Street Pier And More

Tonight Picks: Opening Night For Morgan's Pier, PAFA After Dark: Password Required, Exclusive Discount To Multiple Philadelphia Science Festival Events, Free Yoga At Race Street Pier And More

Today’s gorgeous weather couldn’t be any further from yesterday’s monsoon-like rains. Seriously. And it worked out beautifully for Morgan’s Pier, which officially opens its doors for the 2014 season today at 4 p.m. We highly recommend you head over to Morgan’s Pier to help them celebrate as soon as possible. In addition to alfresco eats […]

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April 30, 2014

Deal Feed: Save $5 On Philadelphia Science Festival Event Tickets Priced $10 Or More With Code UWISHUNU14

Looking to get geeky? The Philadelphia Science Festival is in full swing. Tons of the Science Festival’s happenings are presented free of charge — including the Science Carnival on the Parkway this Saturday, May 3 — but for those events that do require a ticket purchase, you can now save $5 on any ticket priced at $10 or more through PSF ticketing with code UWISHUNU14. That includes discounted admission to hot-ticket events like the awesome First Person Arts collaboration Science Storytelling or the Laurel Hill Cemetery’s After-Dark Tour on Thursday, May 1, and Beer Chemistry at Yards Brewing Company on Friday. Now, go forth and get nerdy. [Philadelphia Science Festival]

April 30, 2014

Tonight Picks: Game 7 Of Flyers V. Rangers In The Stanley Cup Playoffs, Exclusive Discount To Philadelphia Science Festival, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The Art Museum And More

Tonight Picks: Game 7 Of Flyers V. Rangers In The Stanley Cup Playoffs, Exclusive Discount To Philadelphia Science Festival, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The Art Museum And More

There is a serious buzz in the air as the Philadelphia Flyers take on the New York Rangers in the final game of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. After a triumphant win last night, our hometown team tied it up with the Rangers. The winner of tonight’s game progresses on to the […]

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April 30, 2014

Super Spring Saturday Festival: Our Guide To The Philadelphia Science Festival’s Free Carnival On The Parkway This Saturday, May 3

Super Spring Saturday Festival: Our Guide To The Philadelphia Science Festival’s Free Carnival On The Parkway This Saturday, May 3

The awesomely nerdy extravaganza that is the Philadelphia Science Festival finishes out its 2014 festivities this year on Saturday, May 3 in grand fashion. Organized by the clever people at The Franklin Institute and presented by The Dow Chemical Company, the Philadelphia Science Festival is now in its fourth year and is bigger, better and […]

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April 25, 2014

The Philadelphia Science Festival Blasts Off Tonight, Friday April 25 With A Science Carnival After Hours Kickoff Party At The Franklin Institute

The Philadelphia Science Festival Blasts Off Tonight, Friday April 25 With A Science Carnival After Hours Kickoff Party At The Franklin Institute

Hooray, science! The 2014 Philadelphia Science Festival officially gets started this evening, Friday, April 25, with a blowout after-hours bash at The Franklin Institute. The PSF Kickoff Party: Science Carnival After Hours throws down starting at 6:30 p.m. tonight with dozens and dozens of activities — think live science shows, music, guessing games, and more […]

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April 24, 2014

Super Spring Saturday Alert: More Than 10 Major Festivals And Events Hit Philadelphia On A Single Day — Saturday, May 3

Super Spring Saturday Alert: More Than 10 Major Festivals And Events Hit Philadelphia On A Single Day — Saturday, May 3

Heads up, Philadelphia. On Saturday, May 3, the spring festival season has its heyday with a crush of awesome street fairs and major events all happening nearly simultaneously throughout the city. With so very much happening on a single spring date, we wanted to bring you a road map to the festivals of what we’ve […]

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April 24, 2014

Discover The Night Sky At More Than 25 Locations In And Around Philadelphia At The Science Festival’s Astronomy Night, Friday, April 25

Discover The Night Sky At More Than 25 Locations In And Around Philadelphia At The Science Festival's Astronomy Night, Friday, April 25

**Update** Due to the forecast of rain tonight, Friday, April 25, Astronomy Night has been cancelled for this evening and postponed until a later date (TBD this spring or summer). The Philadelphia Science Festival kicks off tomorrow, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. with a number of events including the super popular Astronomy Night, an opportunity […]

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April 23, 2014

Our Guide To The Philadelphia Science Festival, Returning With Nine Days, More Than 100 Events And 175 Partners, April 25-May 3

Our Guide To The Philadelphia Science Festival, Returning With Nine Days, More Than 100 Events And 175 Partners, April 25-May 3

Ready to get nerdy, Philly? The 2014 Philadelphia Science Festival (PSF) arrives April 25 through May 3, with more than 100 smart events scheduled at venues throughout the city for a nine-day celebration of science and technology. Organized by the clever people at The Franklin Institute and presented by The Dow Chemical Company, the Philadelphia […]

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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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