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September 9, 2014

Eastern State Penitentiary’s Terror Behind the Walls Kicks Off Its 2014 Season Next Friday, September 19 And Runs Through November 8

Ready for some serious scares? Eastern State Penitentiary, the world-famous castle-like prison in Philadelphia’s Fairmount neighborhood, is set to unleash another year of its fright fest Terror Behind the Walls starting Friday, September 19. One of the nation’s biggest and top-rated haunted attractions, Terror Behind the Walls takes the already-creepy grounds of Eastern State and […]

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September 4, 2014

Roundup: Our Guide To The More Than 60 Late-Summer And Early-Fall Festivals Coming To Philadelphia In The Weeks Ahead

Just because Labor Day has passed doesn’t mean the fun of summer draws to a close. The next few weeks welcome a variety of late-summer festivals, and right after that, an abundance of early-fall festivals throughout the city. There are music fests, food festivals, food truck fests, Oktoberfests, block parties — basically every kind of […]

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November 5, 2013

Last Chance: Eastern State Penitentiary’s Terror Behind The Walls Closes For The Season With An Even Creepier New Grand Finale This Saturday, November 9

Halloween may have passed, but there’s one final chance this season to scare yourself silly. Eastern State Penitentiary’s iconic and award-winning haunted house Terror Behind the Walls wraps its 2013 season with one final show this Saturday, November 9. But don’t expect the same fright fest guests experienced earlier this fall. The last show night […]

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October 31, 2013

Tonight Picks, Halloween Night Edition: Terror Behind The Walls, Halloween Nerd Nite At Frankford Hall, Trick-Or-Treating In Neighborhoods Across The City, Stratus Rooftop Lounge’s Prom Party, Halloween Dance Party And Movie Screening At The Trestle Inn And More

Calling all vampires, goblins, ghosts and ghouls, Halloween 2013 is upon us, and the city couldn’t be more abuzz with parties, creepy tours and family-friendly tricks-and-treats. So we hope you have your costume ready (!). First of all, for October 31, it’s pretty warm out which bodes very well for everything. With the thermometer flirting […]

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October 30, 2013

Tonight Picks, Mischief Night Edition: Ghost Tours At Laurel Hill Cemetery, Terror Behind The Walls, Lobster Month At Route 6 And More

The city is brimming with Halloween spirit as the celebration of spook quickly approaches. From ghost tours to haunted houses this evening is anything but scare-free. The night before Halloween calls for a creepy jaunt around Eastern State Penitentiary’s Terror Behind the Walls haunted house and an equally as creepy ghost walking tour around Laurel […]

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October 24, 2013

Tonight Picks: Terror Behind The Walls At Eastern State Penitentiary, Kick The Keg Happy Hour Benefit At Red Owl Tavern, Glow In The Park Fundraiser For The Fairmount Park Conservancy And More

In exactly one week, Halloween will be upon us with tons of frighteningly fun celebrations, trick-or-treating events, haunted parties and much, much more. Before the holiday next week, embrace the spirit of fall around Philadelphia tonight with a number of events that are hair-raising, fundraising or just plain fun. For starters, Eastern State Penitentiary hosts […]

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October 24, 2013

Halloween Night 2013: Where To Celebrate Halloween In Philadelphia On Thursday, October 31

Whether you’re a trick-or-treat chaperone or a tippling bar-goer, a serious Halloween-haunt enthusiast or a debauch-desiring diva, this city has an All Hallows’ Eve event you. From an over-the-top costume ball to a haunting modern dance performance, we’ve rounded up a wide variety of the best events happening on Halloween night, Thursday, October 31. If […]

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October 23, 2013

Tonight Picks: Get In The Halloween Spirit With The Witch Craft Beer Crawl On East Passyunk Avenue And Terror Behind The Walls, Plus The Philadelphia Film Festival And More

Halloween is right around the corner, and events slated for this evening are evidence of the excitement about the upcoming holiday. East Passyunk Avenue hosts a witch craft beer crawl (for an eerie $6.66 entry fee) complete with prizes, witch hats and major drink discounts at 14 participating bars and restaurants along the avenue. The […]

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October 18, 2013

Halloween In Philadelphia 2013: Eerie Events, Terrifying Tours, Horrifying Haunted Houses And More

Prepare to be possessed by the Halloween spirit, Philadelphia. From 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, this city holds more than its share of things that go bump in the night. Truly, there are few better places to celebrate […]

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October 17, 2013

Tonight Picks: Opening Night Of The Philadelphia Film Festival, The Premiere Of The Pennsylvania Ballet’s 50th Anniversary Season, The 215 Festival, Pre-Halloween Events Around The City And More

Okay, Philadelphia, this evening is seriously full of parties, performances, festivals and events. The 2013 Philadelphia Film Festival makes its debut this evening with a screening of a critically-acclaimed film followed by a cocktail-fueled after party at Del Frisco’s. The festival sticks around for 11-days of movie-centric events. Tonight also welcomes the premiere of the […]

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