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December 17, 2014

Tonight Picks: After-Dark Holiday Happenings, Christmas Bar Crawl On South Street, Last Stag And Doe Night In Chestnut Hill, BYOB Screening Of Love Actually And More

Tonight Picks: After-Dark Holiday Happenings, Christmas Bar Crawl On South Street, Last Stag And Doe Night In Chestnut Hill, BYOB Screening Of Love Actually And More

With Christmas Eve just one week (!) away, the city is buzzing with holiday happenings and tons of holiday cheer. The South Street neighborhood hosts the Santa’s South Street Stumble Bar Crawl, which will hit 12 bars in the neighborhood and provide revelers with drink discounts for some post-work fun. It’s the final Wednesday for […]

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December 4, 2014

The South Street Headhouse District Hosts Its Annual Winter Wonderland Festival With A Christmas Tree Lighting, Holiday Craft Fair, Visit From Santa And More, Sunday, December 7

The South Street Headhouse District Hosts Its Annual Winter Wonderland Festival With A Christmas Tree Lighting, Holiday Craft Fair, Visit From Santa And More, Sunday, December 7

Calling all holiday fun seekers, the South Street Headhouse District presents its annual Winter Wonderland festival this Sunday, December 7. The historic Shambles at Headhouse Square will brim with festive cheer and good tidings from 3 to 7 p.m. while the neighborhood comes together to kick off its holiday season. Beneath the shambles, festivalgoers can […]

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December 4, 2014

Roundup: Your Complete Guide To 2014 Holiday Season Happenings In Philadelphia By Neighborhood

Elfreth's Alley

All across Philadelphia, city neighborhoods are full to the brim with holiday cheer — think tree-lighting celebrations, festive holiday markets and ice skating followed by dinner at a cozy neighborhood restaurant. From Rittenhouse and Old City to Historic Germantown and Chestnut Hill, there’s no shortage of charming Philadelphia locales worth exploring. Below, we’ve rounded up […]

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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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October 24, 2014

A Guide To Day Of The Dead Celebrations In Philadelphia: Festivals And Special Events At Museums, Restaurants, Bars And Beyond

A Guide To Day Of The Dead Celebrations In Philadelphia: Festivals And Special Events At Museums, Restaurants, Bars And Beyond

Gear up for a fiesta, Philadelphia! Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, arrives in Philadelphia with a slew of festive happenings. Officially, Day of the Dead begins on Thursday, October 31 with All Hallows’ Eve and runs through Sunday, November 2 when it ends with All Souls’ Day, but lucky for us, […]

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October 23, 2014

The Annual 215 Festival Spotlights Philadelphia’s Literary Scene On South Street This Weekend, October 23-26

South Street

Starting today, October 23 and running through Sunday, October 26, the 215 Festival returns to celebrate Philly’s literary scene with free readings, cocktail-fueled events and more. This year, the literary fest fills locations along South Street with a variety of events that celebrate the written word. The festivities kicks off tonight at 7 p.m. with […]

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October 21, 2014

The Headhouse Shambles Hosts A Pumpkin Fall Fest Complete With Shopping From PHAIR, Pumpkin Painting, Music And More, October 25

The Headhouse Shambles Hosts A Pumpkin Fall Fest Complete With Shopping From PHAIR, Pumpkin Painting, Music And More, October 25

Celebrate all things fall at the annual South Street Headhouse District Pumpkin Fall Fest, returning this Saturday, October 25. From noon to 5 p.m., fall-centric activities for children and adults alike will fill the historic Headhouse Shambles. Enjoy hay rides, pumpkin painting, crafts from Fleisher Art Memorial’s ColorWheels mobile art studio, storytelling, circus aerial performances, […]

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July 14, 2014

The Third Annual Dog Days Of Summer Cook-Off Heats Up The Historic Shambles At Headhouse Square, Saturday, July 19

The Third Annual Dog Days Of Summer Cook-Off Heats Up The Historic Shambles At Headhouse Square, Saturday, July 19

In the mood for a frankfurter? How about 20? On Saturday, July 19, 20 of the area’s top restaurants and food trucks will compete for the title of Top Grill Master during the Third Annual Dog Days of Summer Cook-Off. And the medium of choice: hot dogs! The action takes place just off of South […]

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April 30, 2014

Brauhaus Schmitz’s Annual Maifest, A Daylong German Beer And Food Festival, Runs Alongside The South Street Festival This Saturday, May 3

Brauhaus Schmitz's Annual Maifest, A Daylong German Beer And Food Festival, Runs Alongside The South Street Festival This Saturday, May 3

Bring on the block party! This Saturday, May 3, South Street hosts a huge eight-block and nine-hour spring festival, the South Street Headhouse District Spring Festival. Complementing the South Street Spring Festival, Brauhaus Schmitz hosts its second-annual Maifest, a full day of drinking, eating, dancing around a maipole and additional German-themed merriment. From 11 a.m. […]

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April 29, 2014

Super Spring Saturday Festival: Our Guide To The South Street Headhouse District Spring Festival With Eight Blocks Of Outdoor Fun, Saturday, May 3

Super Spring Saturday Festival: Our Guide To The South Street Headhouse District Spring Festival With Eight Blocks Of Outdoor Fun, Saturday, May 3

Philadelphia’s phenomenal festival season reaches its first crescendo this Saturday, May 3 — or, as we’ve dubbed it, Super Spring Saturday. One of three blockbuster festivals taking place this Saturday, the South Street Headhouse District Spring Festival returns for its second year to celebrate the neighborhood’s awesome array of attractions, dining, shopping and so much […]

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