Pennsylvania Dutch Festival‘Annual Celebration Of Tasty Dutch Foods & Traditions’ It’s that time of year again to try the many tasty Dutch foods at the Pennsylvania Dutch Festival. The festival will be held...
2nd Street Festival at Northern Liberties‘Fun, Food & Music in Northern Liberties’ The 2nd Street Festival, a free event, is back again for its 6th Annual event in Northern Liberties. The festival will be hosted on 2nd street,...
Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Hot Dog Events, Ice Cream Festival and More!‘Feed Your Face & Cool Off Weekend’ Yes, it’s definitely the Dog Days of Summer. To kick off your weekend, stuff your face with the Dog Days of Summer Hot Dog Event or cool off with...
East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival‘South Philly Fun With Cars and Food’ Hey car and food lovers! Car mania time! It’s the 9th Annual East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival that stretches 5 blocks on East Passyunk...
The Magic Carpet at The Oval‘Transforming The Oval into Art Philly Style’ Exploring the Benjamin Franklin Parkway can be exciting, which offers art museums, wonderful public spaces and has been host to many pop-up...
Connecting Young People To National Parks With Doreen Taylor and the NPCA‘Saving Our National Parks!’ We seem to take many things for granted, and in my opinion, one of them is our National Parks. As we approach the centennial of our national parks in 2016, it’s...
Get Dog Crazy at the Dog Days of Summer Cook-Off‘Explore Creative & Tasty Hot Dogs’ It’s a dog alert! We are talking about hot dogs. Come celebrate the Dog Days of Summer and National Hot Dog month at the South Street Headhouse...
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'Exploring Philly's Exciting Museums' Philadelphia’s museums are anything from small to massive, many with historic stories, some being interactive and others that dare us with the unexpected. We get excited when talking about Philly's Museums and we would think Benjamin Franklin would feel the same if he were to come back to the City of Brotherly Love. List of Philadelphia … [Read More...]
'Annual Celebration Of Tasty Dutch Foods & Traditions' It's that time of year again to try the many tasty Dutch foods at the Pennsylvania Dutch Festival. The festival will be held from August 7 to 9 at the Reading Terminal Market. It will take place in the market’s center court for the first two days and then moves outdoors over to Arch Street for a country block party on Saturday. The … [Read More...]
'Come Drink Beer With The Ghosts Of Our Founding Forefathers' Come enjoy this beautiful and inviting beer garden, the Independence Beer Garden, which is located at 100 South Independence Mall West, directly across the street from the Liberty Bell. This enchanting space adds to the Independence National Historical Park area. Even though classified as a pop-up beer garden, the plans are for it … [Read More...]
'Fun, Food & Music in Northern Liberties' The 2nd Street Festival, a free event, is back again for its 6th Annual event in Northern Liberties. The festival will be hosted on 2nd street, between Germantown and Green Streets and at the Piazza at Schmidts. The streets will be filled with workshops, art, food, beer gardens, crafts, kids programs, and other merchandise vendors. The goal of the … [Read More...]
'Feed Your Face & Cool Off Weekend’ Yes, it's definitely the Dog Days of Summer. To kick off your weekend, stuff your face with the Dog Days of Summer Hot Dog Event or cool off with ice cream and delicious food at the Sidewalk Sizzle and Ice Cream Freeze. Check out beer gardens at the PHS Pop-Up Garden, Spruce Street Harbor Park, Magic Carpet at The Oval or the Independence Beer … [Read More...]
'South Philly Fun With Cars and Food' Hey car and food lovers! Car mania time! It's the 9th Annual East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival that stretches 5 blocks on East Passyunk Avenue from Broad to Dickinson Streets. Get ready to check out over 140 antique cars, vintage cars, classic cars, muscle cars, custom cars, trucks and motorcycles. Prizes will be awarded at 4:30 pm for such … [Read More...]
'Transforming The Oval into Art Philly Style' Exploring the Benjamin Franklin Parkway can be exciting, which offers art museums, wonderful public spaces and has been host to many pop-up sites and concerts. The 8 acre public space, The Oval, will be transformed into a "Magic Carpet" from July 16 to August 17. The first season was last years Pop-Up Beach, which was a fun success. In its … [Read More...]
'Saving Our National Parks!' We seem to take many things for granted, and in my opinion, one of them is our National Parks. As we approach the centennial of our national parks in 2016, it's been said that fewer younger people have visited these parks over the years. The National Parks Conservation Association, the NPCA, has prioritized in connecting younger people and more diverse audiences to … [Read More...]
'Explore Creative & Tasty Hot Dogs' It's a dog alert! We are talking about hot dogs. Come celebrate the Dog Days of Summer and National Hot Dog month at the South Street Headhouse District's meaty event, the 3rd Annual Dog Days of Summer Hot Dog Cook-Off on July 19. Think of this event as a two-for-one masterful cook-off, a double feature of dogs invading Philly. Not only will 20 … [Read More...]
'Enjoying The Dog Days of Summer in Philly’ Kids are out of school, pools are open and you are looking for things to do with the kids. A lot is taking shape as far as fun activities and events that people of all ages can enjoy, many of which are free. To kick off your weekend, check out the PHS Pop-Up Garden, many kid related activities surround the historical attributes of Philadelphia, … [Read More...]
'A Relaxing Temporary Outdoor Escape' The PHS Pop UP Garden is back in its 4th year! The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society kicked off their 2014 Pop Up Garden July 8, which is located on 1438 South Street, right next door to the Jamaican Jerk Hut. Imagine yourself in a secluded area with an outdoor bar, palm trees, colorful umbrellas with seating and hammocks, as visitors will be able to … [Read More...]
'Tasteful Goodies From The Reading Terminal Market' Come one, come all! Check out some of Reading Terminal's most popular vendors as they line up on Filbert Street to showcase some of their best foods and treats on July 19 from 10 am to 4 pm. You'll get to experience tasty spices and food from Beck's Cajun Cafe, German foods from Wursthaus Schmitz, fried shrimps and fried clams from Pearls … [Read More...]
'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...]
'Celebrating American Independence’ Happy 4th of July! What a great way to kick off the weekend with so many wonderful events and activities today. There will be the main parade in the historic section of Philadelphia, with many other events today, topped off with a spectacular fireworks show above the Philadelphia Museum of Art starting at 10:30 pm. Other activities to enjoy would be the … [Read More...]
'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...]
'Cheat Sheet to 4th of July Events in Philly for 2014' Fourth of July is approaching quickly and it has always been a great time to spend with family, friends, and loved ones in the past. This year won't be any different! 4th of July is a day when we celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence which took place on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great … [Read More...]