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October 21, 2014

Halloween Happenings In Philadelphia: Trick-Or-Treating Parties In Neighborhoods, Retail Districts And At Attractions In The City And Beyond

Sure, ghoulish entertainment may be the hallmark of Halloween, but goodie bags, cheerful costumes and neighborhood roving epitomize All Hallows Eve nearly as clearly as ghosts, goblins and witches. Leave the tricks to the spirits of Philadelphia’s numerous haunted houses and eerie events. For those seeking to satisfy a sweet tooth, we have a roundup […]

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July 1, 2014

Roundup: Our Guide To July 4th Fireworks, Parades, Barbecues And More In The Philadelphia Countryside

Philadelphia goes all out for July 4th, but the celebration is not limited to the city limits. The surrounding Towns of the Countryside host a number of not-to-be missed Independence Day festivities. Whether it’s a spectacular fountains and fireworks show at Longwood Gardens, an old-fashioned celebration at Fonthill or a weekend of BBQ along the […]

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October 22, 2013

Halloween In Philadelphia 2013: A Guide To Trick-Or-Treating In Neighborhoods And Retail Districts Across The City

Sure, creepy entertainment may conjure up your idea of Halloween, but goodie bags full of chocolate, candy corn and gummy sweets say All Hallows Eve nearly as plainly as ghosts, ghouls and witches. Leave the tricks to the spirits of Philadelphia’s numerous haunted houses and eerie events. We’re here to satisfy your sweet tooth with […]

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August 27, 2013

A Guide To Labor Day Weekend In Philadelphia: Special Events, Exhibitions, Festivals, Fireworks, Barbecues, Beer Gardens And More

Get ready to retire your white pants and dresses for the season, folks. Labor Day weekend is upon us. The holiday gives thanks to those who work hard all year, so it’s an opportunity to take full advantage of an extra day off. Between the Made in America festival (presented by the one-and-only Jay Z), […]

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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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December 19, 2012

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Celebrations In Philadelphia

Philadelphia has a lot going on this New Year’s Eve and with SugarHouse Casino once again presenting two free fireworks shows on Penn’s Landing, one at midnight and one at a pre-bedtime 6 p.m., there are many family-friendly events that are perfect for the kids. You can follow all our New Year’s Eve in Philadelphia […]

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October 10, 2012

Halloween In Philadelphia 2012: Frightening Festivals, Terrifying Tours, Horrifying Haunted Houses And More

There’s no better place than Philadelphia if you’re in search of some of the most eccentric and authentic Halloween celebrations on offer anywhere. One of the oldest cities in the country doesn’t hold back on frightening encounters — this is considered one of the most haunted regions of North America. But whether you’re looking for […]

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October 25, 2011

Roundup: Our Top Picks For How To Celebrate Halloween Weekend In Philadelphia, October 28-31

From the colonial streets still haunted by the ghosts of America’s Founding Fathers, to Eastern State Penitentiary’s award-winning fright fest Terror Behind The Walls, Philadelphia has more than its share of things that go bump in the night. So to celebrate the most bone-chilling weekend of the year, we’ve selected our top picks for activities […]

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October 14, 2011

Sesame Place Hosts “The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular,” Featuring Two Themed Mazes, A Character Hayride, Three Live Shows And More

What better place is there than costumed-all-year-round Sesame Place to celebrate Halloween? The park’s month-long celebration of Halloween is cracking, with tons of not-too-spooky fun for parents and children alike. The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular features two themed mazes (The Count’s UN-Haunted Castle Maze and Abby Cadabby’s Magical Halloween Maze), a character hayride, three Halloween shows, […]

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October 13, 2011

Roundup: Halloween Festivities In And Around Philadelphia; Terrifying Tours, Haunted Houses, Frightening Festivals And More

Haunted houses, hayrides and holiday hoopla, oh my! It’s almost time for Halloween in one of the most haunted regions in the country. Attractions around the city are hosting spooktacular Halloween celebrations, both leading up to the event, on the actual night and afterwards. There’s something for everyone, from candy-hungry kids to thrill-seeking adventurists to […]

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