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December 8, 2014

Check Out Philadelphia’s New Americans Tour, A Self-Guided Excursion On Visitphilly.com And Scavenger Hunt Via Mobile App Scavify

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History buffs, take note. A brand-new self-guided tour of sites and attractions that tell the story of the nation’s founding is available on Visitphilly.com: Philadelphia’s New Americans Tour. Created for new citizens and those studying for the U.S. citizenship test, the self-guided excursion visits 13 key stops in historic Philadelphia, all of which relate to […]

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December 3, 2014

Fairmount Park Opens Six Of Its Mansions For Holiday Home Tours This Christmas Season, Starting Today, December 3

Fairmount Park Opens Six Of Its Mansions For Holiday Home Tours This Christmas Season, Starting Today, December 3

Get in the holiday spirit while discovering gems of Philadelphia’s past as the Historic Houses of Fairmount Park open their doors for Holiday Tours all month long. During the holidays, Fairmount Park’s historic mansions get all dressed up and merrily decked out for the season during the two weekends of annual Historic Houses of Fairmount […]

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December 1, 2014

The Annual Deck The Alley Holiday Open House Returns To Elfreth’s Alley In Old City This Saturday, December 6, 3-7 P.M.

The Annual Deck The Alley Holiday Open House Returns To Elfreth’s Alley In Old City This Saturday, December 6, 3-7 P.M.

Alright, history lovers. If you’ve ever peeked through the windows of historic homes in Philadelphia, this event is for you. The residents of Old City’s historic Elfreth’s Alley, America’s oldest continuously occupied residential street, will once again open their doors for the annual Deck the Alley open house this Saturday, December 6 from 3 to […]

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November 12, 2014

Reserve Your Spot For Yuletide Cheers & Beers, The Holiday Tippler’s Tour Running Every Thursday Through December 18

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Where can you enjoy a pint, learn about history, and raise a glass alongside a Red Coat soldier? On the Yuletide Cheers & Beers holiday Tippler’s Tour! The Tippler’s Tour, a fun and interactive Philadelphia experience, takes groups of revelers on a stroll through history, complete with stops at local watering holes that are overflowing […]

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September 22, 2014

The Great 12-Hour Tour, A Totally Free Tour Of The Entire City Of Philadelphia, Returns This Weekend, Saturday, September 27

The Great 12-Hour Tour, A Totally Free Tour Of The Entire City Of Philadelphia, Returns This Weekend, Saturday, September 27

This weekend, discover an amazing array of Philadelphia’s museums, cultural venues, historic sites and organizations in a single day on the annual Great 12-Hour Tour. This Saturday, September 27, embark on a free, ambitious 12-hour walking tour of Philadelphia led by members of the Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides, some of the most knowledgable tour […]

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August 22, 2014

The South Philly Garden Tour Puts The Spotlight On More Than 16 Public And Private Gardens In South Philly, Saturday, September 6

The South Philly Garden Tour Puts The Spotlight On More Than 16 Public And Private Gardens In South Philly, Saturday, September 6

Feast your eyes on some of the most impressive gardens in South Philly at the fourth annual South Philly Garden Tour on Saturday, September 6. The self-guided tours take garden-lovers to more than 16 gardens from 2nd to 10th streets from Fitzwater to Moore streets. The tours take guests through a variety of hidden and […]

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August 19, 2014

Twilight In The Gardens Brings Live Music, Crafts, Tours And BYOB Fun To Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, This Friday, August 22

Twilight In The Gardens Brings Live Music, Crafts, Tours And BYOB Fun To Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, This Friday, August 22

Explore Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens by nightfall at the South Street attraction’s August edition of its Twilight in the Gardens event. This Friday, August 22 from 7 to 10 p.m., music and art come together for a night of performances, drinks, crafts, tours and more. Groove to live music provided by local band, Jackie Paper, a […]

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June 25, 2014

Art Splash, Kid-Centric Programming, Returns To The Philadelphia Museum Of Art For Summer Vacation, June 27-September 1

Art Splash, Kid-Centric Programming, Returns To The Philadelphia Museum Of Art For Summer Vacation, June 27-September 1

For 10-weeks this summer, the Philadelphia Museum of Art invites youngsters to spend their summer vacation within the art museum as it presents its popular family-friendly promotion Art Splash, which returns for its second year beginning this Friday, June 27. Each week, Art Splash spotlights a different influential artwork housed inside of the PMA through […]

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June 5, 2014

Reminder: The Homes Of Elfreth’s Alley Open Their Doors For The Annual Fete Day Festival, This Saturday, June 7

Reminder: The Homes Of  Elfreth's Alley Open Their Doors For The Annual Fete Day Festival, This Saturday, June 7

This Saturday, June 7, celebrate one of the historic district’s finest jewels, Elfreth’s Alley, the oldest continually occupied residential street in America, at its annual Fete Day festival. The Elfreth’s Alley Museum, housed within two adjacent homes on the cobblestone street, is the only part of the historic area that is public. But, on Saturday, […]

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May 27, 2014

Save The Date: Fete Day, The Annual Open House Festival, Returns To Elfreth’s Alley, Saturday, June 7

Save The Date: Fete Day, The Annual Open House Festival, Returns To Elfreth’s Alley, Saturday, June 7

Philadelphia is full of hidden gems. This spring, celebrate one of the historic district’s finest jewels, Elfreth’s Alley, the oldest continually occupied residential street in America. Tucked away in Old City, Elfreth’s Alley welcomes visitors to walk its cobblestones daily. While a modern city has sprung up around it, the Alley preserves three centuries of […]

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