Fireworks on Fourth of July in Philadelphia

Top Fourth of July Fireworks Shows in Philadelphia for 2015

Fireworks on 4th of July behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art – Credit G. Widman for GPTMC ‘Celebrating Independence Day Philadelphia Style!’  You can enjoy many fireworks shows leading... 
WAWA Welcome America events

Guide to 4th of July in Philadelphia and Wawa Welcome America! Events

‘Fireworks, Parades, Concerts, Kids Activities & More During Independence Day in Philadelphia’ There is not a better place to celebrate Independence Day than in America’s Birthplace! The... 
Spruce Street Harbor Park

Summer Fun At Spruce Street Harbor Park And RiverRink Summerfest

Spruce Street Harbor Park – Photo courtesy of Delaware River Waterfront Corporation ‘A Magical Summertime Destination’  It’s back for a second year, by popular demand, the Spruce... 
Bastille Day at Eastern State Penitentiary

Bastille Day in Philadelphia

‘Long Day Party at Eastern State Penitentiary & Much More’ What is Bastille Day? It’s a French holiday, which in France, is called La Fête Nationale (The National Celebration).... 
Things To Do In Philadelphia

Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Tall Ships At Penn’s Landing, WAWA Welcome America Events and More!

 ‘Tons Of Events & Activities Leading Up To 4th of July!’ Get yourself ready to endure a lot of walking if you want to keep up with the list of things to do leading up to 4th of July. This... 
WAWA Hoagie Day

The Annual WAWA Hoagie Day

‘Celebrating With FREE WAWA Hoagies!’  Imagine 5 tons of hoagies! Now imagine a free hoagie! That’s what you get with WAWA Hoagie Day! WAWA Hoagie Day was celebrated in 1992 with a... 
Tall Ships Philadelphia Camden

Tall Ships Philadelphia And Camden ~ Experience Historic Ships

Photo Courtesy Tall Ships Philadelphia Camden ‘Exploring Large Historic Ships on the Delaware River’  I request permission to come aboard, sir/ma’am. Ahoy, Philly! Come aboard! This... 

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Fireworks on Fourth of July in Philadelphia

Top Fourth of July Fireworks Shows in Philadelphia for 2015

'Celebrating Independence Day Philadelphia Style!'  You can enjoy many fireworks shows leading up to the Fourth of July in Philadelphia! What a great way in celebrating our independence in an awesome city all week long! Of course, there is the biggest fireworks night of the year, when the sky above the Philadelphia Museum of Art illuminates with dazzling light displays from tons of fireworks … [Read More...]

Plough & the Stars Philadelphia - Irish Pub

The Plough & the Stars – Irish Bars in Philadelphia

The Plough & the Stars - Irish Bars in Philadelphia The Plough & the Stars is an Irish Pub and Restaurant located in Old City, Philadelphia. At times when walking into the Plough, you will hear Irish tunes in the background, almost making you feel like you are in an Irish Pub in Ireland. If you are lucky enough, one of your bartenders could be John Joe, who will entertain you with … [Read More...]

WAWA Welcome America events

Guide to 4th of July in Philadelphia and Wawa Welcome America! Events

'Fireworks, Parades, Concerts, Kids Activities & More During Independence Day in Philadelphia' There is not a better place to celebrate Independence Day than in America's Birthplace! The celebration kicks-off with many events and activities prior to 4th of July, all thanks to WAWA Welcome America! The annual WAWA Welcome America Festival starts on June 27 and continues all the way to … [Read More...]

Spruce Street Harbor Park

Summer Fun At Spruce Street Harbor Park And RiverRink Summerfest

'A Magical Summertime Destination'  It's back for a second year, by popular demand, the Spruce Street Harbor Park! This urban area is being transformed into an outdoor paradise at the Penn’s Landing Marina. But wait, there is more! Hello to newcomer, the Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest! The Blue Cross RiverRink will be transformed into a roller rink. The Delaware River Waterfront will … [Read More...]

Bastille Day at Eastern State Penitentiary

Bastille Day in Philadelphia

'Long Day Party at Eastern State Penitentiary & Much More' What is Bastille Day? It's a French holiday, which in France, is called La Fête Nationale (The National Celebration). It takes place every year on July 14. This day represents the storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789; which was a French prison and is seen as a symbol of the uprising of the modern nation that took place back … [Read More...]

Things To Do In Philadelphia

Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Tall Ships At Penn’s Landing, WAWA Welcome America Events and More!

 'Tons Of Events & Activities Leading Up To 4th of July!' Get yourself ready to endure a lot of walking if you want to keep up with the list of things to do leading up to 4th of July. This weekend kicks off with the Tall Ships at Penn's Landing, to include the big yellow rubber duck, the kick-off to WAWA Welcome America, Fourth Friday, and the continuation of the Lego Art exhibit at the … [Read More...]

WAWA Hoagie Day

The Annual WAWA Hoagie Day

'Celebrating With FREE WAWA Hoagies!'  Imagine 5 tons of hoagies! Now imagine a free hoagie! That's what you get with WAWA Hoagie Day! WAWA Hoagie Day was celebrated in 1992 with a free, 500-foot hoagie. On that day, then-Mayor Ed Rendell, proclaimed the hoagie the “Official Sandwich of Philadelphia.” Decades later, the 23rd annual Wawa Hoagie Day, which focuses on honoring our troops … [Read More...]

Tall Ships Philadelphia Camden

Tall Ships Philadelphia And Camden ~ Experience Historic Ships

'Exploring Large Historic Ships on the Delaware River'  I request permission to come aboard, sir/ma'am. Ahoy, Philly! Come aboard! This summer, the Tall Ships Challenge Philadelphia Camden 2015, sails into Philadelphia, landing on both shores of the Delaware River June 25-28. Tall Ships Challenge is an annual event that appears in a three year cycle between the waters of the Great … [Read More...]

40th Street Summer Series in University City

40th Street Summer Series in University City

"Relaxing Family Fun in University City'  Come shake'em, rock'em and roll'em... Every summer, the University City District, the Rotunda and Penn host the 40th Street Summer Series. A free outdoor music series that is family-friendly, now in its twelfth year. Each concert is scheduled for the fourth Saturday in May to September, starting at 6 pm. These live performances take place on the … [Read More...]

2 guys playing Live Music - Courtesy of makemusicphilly.org

Make Music Philly Baby! – Free Live Music Celebration

'Live Free Musical Celebrations in the City of Brotherly Love' Get ready for an all-out music blitz on June 21, 2015. Explore the many talents of local musicians throughout the City of Philadelphia. There will be over 100 performances from 11 am - 8 pm at locations throughout the city. This 'do it yourself' festival is free and will include organized concerts and informal performances by … [Read More...]

Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Manayunk Arts Festival, Portuguese Heritage Festival, Father’s Day, Tall Ships and More!

 'Enjoy Philly With Dear Old Dad!' Looking for things to do with dad this weekend to celebrate Father's Day? We have some fun things listed below that you can get a jump on before Sunday! Take dad to enjoy the Spruce Street Harbor Park and the Summerfest at the RiverRink while you enjoy the first day off summer as well. This weekend kicks off the continuation of the Lego Art exhibit at the … [Read More...]

Manayunk Arts Festival

Manayunk Arts Festival ~ A 2-Day Celebration Of The Arts

'One of the Largest Outdoor Arts Festivals in the Region' It's back, better than ever, the Manayunk Arts Festival! The 26th annual arts festival is the largest outdoor juried arts festival that attracts over 200,000 visitors for a weekend of arts, crafts and entertainment. This year nearly 300 artists will showcase their work along historic Main Street in Manayunk during the two-day … [Read More...]

Night Market 2014 in Olde City

Night Market Philadelphia Is Back!

'Philadelphia's Favorite Street Food Festival!’ Night Market Philadelphia is one of the city’s premier street food festivals. It has grown into more than just a few food festivals a year. Each Night Market Festival spotlights a different Philly neighborhood, showcasing excellent food from local restaurants and Philly’s finest food trucks. These events also include live music, … [Read More...]

2012 Movie Nights by Schuylkill Banks

Movie Nights Presented by Schuylkill Banks

'Movies Under the Stars in Philadelphia' Philadelphia summer nights under the stars with friends, family, loved ones and yes, free movie nights sponsored by Schuylkill River Development Corporation and CSX. Thanks to Schuylkill Banks, you will be able to enjoy ten different movies this summer at three different locations. Some of these movies are our favorites and are classics. Of course … [Read More...]

Philadelphia Skyline

Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Burger Brawl, Vendy Awards, Flag Day, Pride Day, Odunde Festival and More!

'Enjoy Food, Food & More Food' This weekend kicks off with several festivals and events that will include tons of food. Enjoy the Ambler Arts and Music Festival, Flag Day activities all week long at the Betsy Ross House, the Vendy Awards and the continuation of the Lego Art exhibit at the Franklin Institute and Beneath the Surface exhibit at Penn Museum. Also enjoy magic shows, farmers' … [Read More...]