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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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April 16, 2014

Spring Festival Alert: The South Street Headhouse District Spring Festival Returns With Eight Blocks Of Outdoor Fun, Saturday, May 3

Philadelphia’s fantastic festival season reaches its first crescendo on Saturday, May 3 with a number of blockbuster festivals. From 11 a.m. until 8 p.m., the South Street Headhouse District Spring Festival will takeover South Street between Front and 8th streets, and continue on the 2nd Street Plaza between South and Lombard streets, including the historic […]

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April 15, 2014

The Philly Zombie Crawl Takes Over South Street Bars And The Theatre Of Living Arts With Drink Specials, Music And More, On Sunday, April 20

The zombies are coming! Put on your finest Zombie-style attire for the annual Philly Zombie Crawl, which is slated to take over South Street on Sunday, April 20. Leaving from the Theatre of Living Arts at about 8 p.m. the bar crawl shuffles its way up and down South Street with stops at Tattooed Mom, […]

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April 14, 2014

The South Street Headhouse District Celebrates Easter With Its 83rd Annual Easter Promenade, Sunday, April 20

Here comes Peter Cottontail, Philadelphia. The South Street Headhouse District celebrates the Easter holiday with its 83rd (!) annual Easter Promenade, a full day of free family fun. On Easter Sunday, April 20, families are encouraged to dress in their Easter best for a parade down South Street beginning at 12:30 p.m. — from Passyunk […]

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March 31, 2014

PHAIR Open-Air Market Opens For The Spring Season At The Headhouse Square Shambles This Saturday, April 5

After a successful first year in 2013, PHAIR open-air market returns to Philly with artisan vendors and local food to boot. This year, the market sets up shop at the Headhouse Square Shambles or the 2nd Street Plaza, which are conveniently next to each other, on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. PHAIR promises […]

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