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November 20, 2013

Taste The Holiday Spirit On A Yuletide Cheers And Beers Tippler’s Tour Pub Crawl Of Historic Philadelphia, Thursdays Through January 2

In Old City, Historic Philadelphia takes libation-loving visitors on weekly pub crawls every Thursday evening from April through January. But around the holidays, the regularly scheduled tavern tour gets an infusion of holiday spirit, and becomes the merry Yuletide Cheers & Beers tour. Sing, toast and drink to the early years of our nation with [...]

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October 23, 2013

Explore Laurel Hill Cemetery After Dark During The Soul Crawl Haunted History Halloween Tours, Friday, October 25 And Wednesday, October 30

Laurel Hill Cemetery invites the living to its historic and hallowed grounds after dark this Halloween season when it resurrects two nights of hauntingly cool tours. For two nights only, Soul Crawl: Haunted History Halloween Tours takes visitors throughout the most historic and haunted sections of the cemetery. Those with a fondness for fright will [...]

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September 24, 2013

The Great Tour, A Totally Free 12-Hour Tour Of The Entire City Of Philadelphia, Returns This Weekend, Saturday, September 28

Do you love Philadelphia? Well, this weekend you can discover an amazing array of Philadelphia’s museums, cultural venues, historic sites and organizations in a single day. This Saturday, September 28, embark on a free, epic 12-hour walking tour of Philadelphia led by members of the Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides, some of the most knowledgable [...]

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September 18, 2013

Discover The Powelton Neighborhood Of Philadelphia On Hidden City’s Powelton Walking Tour, Saturday, September 21

Explore the secret treasures of the Powelton neighborhood of Philadelphia on a Hidden City tour of the area. The Hidden City group may sound familiar after a month-long festival earlier this year known as the Hidden City Festival. The festival brought explorers around the city to architectural wonders and corresponding art installations for more than [...]

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September 11, 2013

Save The Date: The Great Tour, A Free All-Day Tour Of Multiple Areas Of Philadelphia, Returns On Saturday, September 28

It’s no secret that Philadelphia has a pretty extensive history — with sights like the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Elfreth’s Alley, Eastern State Penitentiary and Fairmount Water Works, there’s a lot to learn and keep up with. On Saturday, September 28, embark on a free, epic walking tour of Philadelphia led by members of the [...]

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September 10, 2013

Discover Race Street Pier On A Musical Walking Tour Created By Local Musicians Beginning On October 1

Beginning on October 1, explore Race Street Pier like never before. Philadelphia artist, Michael Kiley and his group, The Mural and the Mint, bring a new voice to the Delaware River Waterfront park through a sound walking tour of the pier. The tour, Animina: A Race Street Pier Sound Walk, will be available as an [...]

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May 8, 2013

Discover Architecture From All Different Eras During The 2013 Season Of Architectural Walking Tours, Now Through The Early Fall

Take a look at Philadelphia’s varied and impressive architecture this spring and summer at The Preservation Alliance’s Architectural Walking Tours. The guided tours return for 2013 with an abundance of informative, themed tours in a ton of Philadelphia’s neighborhoods. Begin touring as soon as tonight, May 8, with a look at the stately and neoclassical [...]

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December 26, 2012

The Philadelphia Center For Architecture Offers “Emergence Of A Modern Metropolis” Walking Tours Of Philadelphia, Saturdays Through March

Celebrate the architectural and urban design accomplishments of Philadelphia with the Philadelphia Center for Architecture’s latest cool walking tour, Emergence of a Modern Metropolis. Each Saturday through March 2013, this two-hour city circuit explores elements of Philadelphia’s structural evolution from its historical beginnings to its contemporary additions. Focal points include the Victorian interior of the [...]

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November 28, 2012

Fairmount Park’s Holiday Historic House Tours Return December 1-9

Fairmount Park’s historic mansions will be dressed up again this year for the holiday season. From December 1-9, prepare to be impressed by the yuletide decorations and spirit of the “Charms of Farimount Park” holiday tours. Five of the Fairmount mansions — Laurel Hill, Lemon Hill, Mount Pleasant, Ormiston and Woodford — will be seasonally [...]

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November 26, 2012

Elfreth’s Alley To Host Its Annual “Deck The Alley” Holiday Open House This Saturday, December 1: Refreshments, Carolers And Benjamin Franklin

The residents of Old City’s historic Elfreth’s Alley, America’s oldest continuously residential street, will once again open their doors for the annual “Deck the Alley” open house this Saturday, December 1 from 4-7 p.m. As the nation’s oldest continuously inhabited street, Elfreth’s Alley was home to 18th century colonial Philadelphians. Its painstakingly preserved architectural details [...]

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