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September 26, 2014

Awesome Event Alert: 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship Coming To PPL Park In October, Chance To See The U.S. Women’s National Team Play To Qualify For The 2015 World Cup

This is pretty awesome: the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship is going to be held at PPL Park on October 24 and 26. What’s the CONCAFAF Championship, you ask? It’s the tournament that determines who CONCACAF is sending to the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada. CONCACAF, in case you’re curious, is one of six continental […]

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June 24, 2014

Roundup: Best Places To Watch The World Cup In Philadelphia Including Team USA’s Huge Matchup Against Belgium At 4 P.M. On Tuesday, July 1

UPDATE: We’ve updated this post on Monday, June 30 for this week’s World Cup viewing (and the USA vs. Belgium game on July 1!). Ok guys, pretty much the entire city has caught World Cup fever and it’s awesome. And there’s a lot of soccer still to be played. There are three more days of […]

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June 18, 2014

Tonight Picks: Center City Sips, Launch Of Summer Concerts At The Penn Museum And Pastorius Park, World Cup Watch Parties And More

It’s a beautiful balmy night fit for outdoor fun, Philadelphia. Center City Sips continues to rock more than 80 bars across the city with killer food and drink deals from 5 to 7 p.m. Take it outside at a number of participating bars with awesome alfresco space, including Chops at the Comcast Center, Opa and […]

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June 16, 2014

It’s A Small World At The Oval Brings Free Yoga, World Cup Watch Parties, Food Trucks, An Outdoor Movie Screening And More To The Parkway, Saturday, June 21

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s super popular pop-up park, The Oval, opens its gates for a full day of alfresco programming in celebration of the 2014 World Cup. Before its summer season officially kicks off in mid-July, head to the park for a day full of activities for It’s a Small World at The Oval, a […]

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June 13, 2014

Weekend Picks: Visit Philly Beer Garden Series At Frankford Hall, World Cup Watch Parties, Grand Opening Of The Franklin Institute’s Brand New Karabots Pavillion, Stars And Stripes Festival, Penn’s Landing Festivals, The Vendys, Father’s Day Activities And More

Good news, Philadelphia, the rain is clearing just in time for the weekend and all of the awesome alfresco events on tap for the coming days. Look forward to sunny skies and temperatures in the low-to-mid 80s which is a serious treat after the constant rain during the workweek. The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series […]

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June 12, 2014

Tonight Picks: Taste Of University City Dining Days At The Porch, World Cup Kick-off Parties, Free Beer And Cheese Happy Hour At Di Bruno Brothers And More

University City jumps starts its summer programming with an evening of delicious food and drink samples at its Taste of University City Dining Days, a precursor to its University City Dining Days event in July. Visit the Porch at 30th Street Station for bites from a number of University City restaurants and some live music. […]

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June 12, 2014

Cuba Libre In Old City Celebrates The FIFA World Cup With Cocktail Specials And More Throughout The Tournament, June 12-July 13

It only happens every four years, and anticipation is building for this year’s FIFA World Cup. At Cuba Libre, the games will be celebrated in truly festive Latin-American style starting today, Thursday, June 12. As the competition heats up in Brazil, locals can stay afoot of the happenings without ever having to leave Old City. […]

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June 11, 2014

Roundup: Where To Watch The World Cup In Philadelphia With Kickoff Events, Viewing Parties, Bar Specials And More, June 12-July 13

The City of Brotherly Love celebrates the FIFA World Cup with tons of alfresco events, viewing parties, drink specials and more, June 12-July 13. This post has been updated, but — click here — for our most recent World Cup roundup. The 2014 FIFA World Cup fills stadiums across Brazil from June 12 to July […]

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July 14, 2011

The Philly Connection: The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team To Face Off Against Japan In The World Cup Final This Sunday, July 17

Yesterday, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team defeated France 3-1 in the Women’s World Cup semifinals, sending the American team to their first World Cup final since they won it all at the Rose Bowl in 1999. Even more exciting for Philly soccer fans, the team has strong local connections to the Philadelphia area. Nine […]

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December 1, 2010

Philadelphia Still #1 In World Cup Voting Among U.S. Bid Cities As FIFA Prepares To Announce 2022 World Cup Host Nation Tomorrow

After almost two years of preparations, the USA Bid Committee will find out on Thursday, December 2 if the 2022 FIFA World Cup will indeed be played in the United States. Pot of gold at the end of the rainbow: Philadelphia leads all 18 U.S. bid cities in public voting. Philadelphia is the only city […]

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