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November 21, 2014

Weekend Picks: Philadelphia Marathon Weekend, Peddler’s Village Grand Illumination Celebration, Franklin Flea Holiday Market, Dilworth Park Ice Rink, Franklin Square Holiday Festival And More

It’s marathon weekend in Philadelphia, which means tons of healthy competitive spirit will fill the city all weekend long. The Philadelphia Marathon will welcome 30,000 participants and an expected 60,000 spectators over the course of three-days of festivities, which include four races and a free health expo. Peddler’s Village ushers in the holiday season with […]

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November 14, 2014

Weekend Picks: Opening Weekend For The Ice Rink At Dilworth Park And Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival, Love Your Park Fall Service Day, Franklin Flea Holiday Market, First Person Arts Festival And More

A photo posted by Uwishunu Philly (@uwishunu) on Nov 11, 2014 at 4:27pm PST The holiday season is at hand: It’s opening weekend for the ice rink at Dilworth Park and Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival. The holiday spirit has slowly begun to spread though the city, and this weekend’s openings of pop-up markets and well-loved […]

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November 7, 2014

Weekend Picks: First Friday In Philadelphia, Art Star Craft Bazaar, Opening Weekend Of William Glackens at The Barnes, Craft Beer Express, First Person Arts Festival, PMA Contemporary Craft Show And More

Happy First Friday, Philadelphia! This weekend is chock full of fall festivities of all sort, including First Friday art parties, the Craft Beer Express, opening weekend for William Glackens at The Barnes, the Art Star Craft Bazaar and so much more. Neighborhoods like Old City, Fishtown and museums like The Barnes and the Philadelphia Museum […]

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October 31, 2014

Weekend Picks, Halloween Edition: Halloween Parties Across The City, Trick-Or-Treating Events, Day Of The Dead Celebrations, Peddler’s Village Apple Festival, Closing Weekend For Independence Beer Garden, Clover Market And More

Halloween is here and Philadelphia marks the holiday in a major way with killer celebrations all weekend long. Tonight, Friday, October 31 is Halloween and tomorrow, November 1 is the Day of the Dead, which means spooky celebrations are in high supply. Eastern State Penitentiary continues its super scary Terror Behind the Walls — the […]

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October 24, 2014

Weekend Picks: Halloween Celebrations In East Passyunk, Manayunk, Rittenhouse And Old City, Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta, POST, Terror Behind The Walls, Oktoberfest At Dilworth Park And More

This pre-Halloween weekend means tons of tricks and treats are in the bag all throughout the region. Halloween arrives in neighborhoods including East Passyunk, Manayunk, Rittenhouse and South Street with family-friendly activities, costume contests, trick-or-treating and much more. Dilworth Park also wraps up its Oktoberfest celebrations with a beer-fueled bash on Saturday complete with music, […]

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October 17, 2014

Weekend Picks: Harry Potter Festival, Reading Terminal Market Harvest Festival, Dilworth Park OctoberFest, Thirstoberfest, Terror Behind The Walls, Clover Market, Final Days Of PHS Pop-Up And More

Here comes another big weekend, Philadelphia. Fall festivals fill practically every neighborhood in the city and countryside Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The blockbuster Harry Potter Festival hits Chestnut Hill this weekend — Friday and Saturday — and turns the neighborhood into Diagon Alley complete with a Potter Pub Crawl, a quidditch match, sorting hat demonstration, […]

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October 10, 2014

Long Weekend Picks: Bloktoberfest, RiverCity Festival, Old City Fest, Outfest, County Fair At The Oval, DesignPhiladelphia, POST, Franklin Flea, Fall Exhibitions And More

Fall is in full effect in Philadelphia, and this weekend celebrates the season with major festivals, dining events, neighborhood happenings and so much more. On Saturday, Bloktoberfest brings a solid set of music (featuring Chill Moody!), craft beer, food trucks to the Graduate Hospital neighborhood, on Sunday, the first-ever Old City Fest celebrates DesignPhiladelphia with […]

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October 3, 2014

Weekend Picks: Midtown Village Fall Fest, Revolutionary Germantown Festival, Chestnut Hill Fall Fest, First Friday, Fall Pop-Up At The Oval, Schuylkill Boardwalk Opening Weekend And More

It’s a doozy of a weekend. First up, the Midtown Village Fall Festival brings eight (!) beer gardens, alfresco eats from favorite Midtown Village restaurants, games, music and more to 12th and 13th Streets in Center City on Saturday. Check out our full guide to one of the city’s biggest fall festivals. Also on Saturday, […]

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September 26, 2014

Weekend Picks: Closing Weekend Of Spruce Street Harbor Park, Shopping Market At Dilworth Park, Opera On The Mall, Campus Philly CollegeFest, Puerto Rican Day Parade, Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival And More

It’s the first official weekend of fall, and the weather forecast couldn’t be better. Philly welcomes the season with blockbuster festivals, smaller neighborhood block parties, events at the new Dilworth Park and the final weekend of Spruce Street Harbor Park — the seriously, seriously awesome pop-up park, restaurant and beer garden on the waterfront. Bid […]

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September 19, 2014

Weekend Picks: Giant Oktoberfest Block Parties At Brauhaus Schmitz And Frankford Hall, Fall Fest At Spruce Street Harbor Park, PHS Fall Festival, Pop-Up Greenway Block Party, Center City Restaurant Week, Fringe Festival’s Closing Weekend And More

It’s still officially summer for a few more days, but that is not stopping the autumnal activities from kicking into high gear this weekend with with Oktoberfest celebrations, fall festivals, outdoor art shows and more. On Saturday, both Brauhaus Schmitz and Frankford Hall host their annual Oktoberfest block parties complete with games, food, music and […]

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