Historical Things To Do In Philadelphia

Philadelphia Historical Activities For Kids and Adults

‘Exploring The History of Philadelphia With The Family’ Philadelphia is so rich in history. Everything from the Declaration of Independence, the first United States flag on record, the oldest... 
Memorial Day Weekend in Philadelphia

Memorial Day Weekend in Philly ~ Spruce Street Harbor Park, Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, Philly Beer Gardens and More!

Memorial Day Weekend in Philadelphia ‘Exploring Historical Philadelphia’ Are you ready for a long weekend of fun and relaxation? Many people seem to be making plans to go outside the city.... 
HOG Rally & Opening Tap

Hammer of Glory Relay and Opening Tap Night

‘Kick-Off Celebration to Philly Beer Week In Style!’ We begin the journey into Philly Beer Week with the Annual HOG Relay that kicks off at 6:45 am at CBS on Spring Garden. A tradition not... 
Mummers String Band at Mummers Museum

String Band Music Under the Stars with the Mummers in the Summer!

‘Family Fun and the Mummers Strut with the Mummers String Bands’  The Mummers in Philadelphia is a long standing tradition in which the History of the Mummers date back to the mid 1800′s. The... 
Philly Beer Week 2014

Philly Beer Week

Philly Beer Week 2015 ‘Beer + History + City of Brotherly Love = Fun Loving City of Philadelphia’ Beer Week in Philadelphia is an exciting time for many. This years 10-day event(s) is 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... 
Penn Museum

Art Museum Day ~ FREE Admission To Select Philly Museums

Penn Museum ‘Celebrating Art Museum Day’ Museums are a big part of today’s culture and we are so fortunate to have many awesome museums right here in Philadelphia. Enjoy free admission... 

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Historical Things To Do In Philadelphia

Philadelphia Historical Activities For Kids and Adults

'Exploring The History of Philadelphia With The Family' Philadelphia is so rich in history. Everything from the Declaration of Independence, the first United States flag on record, the oldest hospital in America and much more. Many of us don't take advantage of the many historical activities and events that surround the City of Brotherly Love. You wouldn't believe the many things for kids of … [Read More...]

Memorial Day Weekend in Philadelphia

Memorial Day Weekend in Philly ~ Spruce Street Harbor Park, Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, Philly Beer Gardens and More!

'Exploring Historical Philadelphia' Are you ready for a long weekend of fun and relaxation? Many people seem to be making plans to go outside the city. Why, when there is so much to do within this awesome City of Philadelphia. Why not go to some place in the city that you haven’t been to before. Try something new. Make a new family experience or tradition. Try some of the new restaurants, … [Read More...]

HOG Rally & Opening Tap

Hammer of Glory Relay and Opening Tap Night

'Kick-Off Celebration to Philly Beer Week In Style!' We begin the journey into Philly Beer Week with the Annual HOG Relay that kicks off at 6:45 am at CBS on Spring Garden. A tradition not seen in any other city! Travel throughout Philadelphia on fun adventures while tasting beer at some of your favorite bars! Why not, as Philadelphia has been recognized over recent years as one of the top … [Read More...]

Mummers String Band at Mummers Museum

String Band Music Under the Stars with the Mummers in the Summer!

'Family Fun and the Mummers Strut with the Mummers String Bands'  The Mummers in Philadelphia is a long standing tradition in which the History of the Mummers date back to the mid 1800's. The first official parade was held January 1, 1901. Imagine that! Many Philadelphians look forward to the Mummers Parade which takes place on New Year's Day. If you wanted more Mummery, there was the Show … [Read More...]

Philly Beer Week 2014

Philly Beer Week

'Beer + History + City of Brotherly Love = Fun Loving City of Philadelphia' Beer Week in Philadelphia is an exciting time for many. This years 10-day event(s) is the eighth annual celebration of the city’s beer culture that will be throbbing with energy. Since starting in 2008, the yearly celebration allows beer lovers to go on tours of some of the best pubs and breweries and will feature … [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...]

Penn Museum

Art Museum Day ~ FREE Admission To Select Philly Museums

'Celebrating Art Museum Day' Museums are a big part of today's culture and we are so fortunate to have many awesome museums right here in Philadelphia. Enjoy free admission to select museums in the City of Brotherly Love, thanks to Art Museum Day, which is part of International Museum Day. Art Museum Day officially occurs on Monday, May 18, but some museums are offering free admission … [Read More...]

Things To Do In Philadelphia

Weekend Fun In Philly: 9th Street Italian Market Festival, Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby & Arts Festival, Haverford Spring Fest and More!

'Enjoy Tasty Foods & Watch Humanized Vehicles!' One of the most anticipated festivals of the year, the Italian Market Festival, will certainly bring a smile to your face this weekend! This weekend also kicks off with the Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby & Festival, Plaza Palooza, and the continuation of the Lego Art exhibit at the Franklin Institute and Beneath the Surface exhibit at … [Read More...]

Picture in the Park at Dilworth Park

Pictures in the Park at Dilworth Park

'Free Movie Time in the Shadows of City Hall' Get cozy at the city's new front yard at Dilworth Park.  Pictures in the Park are free movies which will take place every Tuesday evening from May 5 to June 30 starting at dusk. Prior to the movie, enjoy a drink and dinner at the Rosa Blanca Café. Then pull up your lawn chair in the front yard while you enjoy  your movie in the magnificent … [Read More...]

Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby and Arts Festival

Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby and Arts Festival

‘Human-Powered Vehicle Floats & Art’ The Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby and Arts Festival is one creative and quirky event that you don't want to miss! In years past, it was two events, the Trenton Avenue Arts Festival and Kensington Kinetic Derby. The all-day event is a combination of crazy derby admirers and those that love art, food and much more. The festival raises money for … [Read More...]

Philadelphia Skyline

Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta, Taste Of Three Cities and More!

'Enjoying All That Philadelphia Has To Offer!' As we kind of take a weekend off from the many festivals that usually take place in May, why not explore some of the museums and or historical parts of this awesome city! This weekend kicks off with the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta, LOVE Your Park activities, the Taste of 3 Cities and the continuation of the Lego Art exhibit at the Franklin … [Read More...]

Haverford Spring Fest

Haverford Spring Fest Is Back!

'Great music, Art, Food, Drink & Activities' Haverford Spring Fest is back for it's 2nd Annual event on May 17 from noon to 7 pm! The music and arts festival will be donating all of their proceeds back into the community, particularly for music education. Such groups as the Haverford High School Jazz Residency Program and the Haverford Township Free Library Music Program will benefit as … [Read More...]

9th Street Italian Market Festival in South Philly

9th Street Italian Market Festival in South Philly

'Authentic Italian Culture in South Philadelphia' Food, Food and more Food! The Italian Market is the nation's oldest continuously operating outdoor market. The city's biggest block party will take place on May 16th and 17th, which runs along South 9th Street, from Fitzwater to Federal Streets. The festival will go live from 11 am to 6 pm on both days. Just like St. Patrick's Day, … [Read More...]

P'unk Burger on East Passyunk Avenue

P’unk Burger On East Passyunk Avenue

'Grass-Fed Burgers on East Passyunk Avenue' It's Burger Time on East Passyunk Avenue! And no pun intended, since P'unk Burger does have the arcade game Burger Time inside their establishment. The owners of Slice, a pizzeria with three locations created by Marlo and Jason Dilks, now bring you P'unk Burger! Opening on February 13, 2015, it's location at 1823 East Passyunk Ave in East Passyunk … [Read More...]

Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta - Schuylkill River in Philadelphia

Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta in Philadelphia

'Largest Intercollegiate Regatta in the United States' The Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta is a rowing event that takes place on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia on the second Saturday of May annually. This event is the largest collegiate rowing event in the United States and has become a Philadelphia tradition for decades. Dad Vail Regatta History The Dad Vail Regatta started in 1934 with … [Read More...]