Jeff Belonger MyPhillyAlive Founder

Jeff Belonger is the Founder and Owner of MyPhillyAlive.com. Having a lot of passion about Philadelphia, Jeff wanted to share all of what Philadelphia has to offer, so he created MyPhillyAlive.com.

Hammer of Glory Relay and Opening Tap Night

HOG Rally & Opening Tap

'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 early in the morning at a few media outlets, then hits 25 bars, restaurants and breweries, and then will end at The Filmore. This is a tradition not seen in any other city! If you have heard of Philly Beer Week, a non-profit promoting Philly’s beer culture, the organization has rebranded itself as Philly Loves Beer! Philly Beer Week is celebrating … [Read more...]

Philly Beer Week 2017 Cheat Sheet

MyPhillyAlive 2017 Philly Beer Week Cheat Sheet

‘Beer Enthusiasts – Start Your Engines’ It's that time of year again when Philadelphians get excited about Philly Beer Week. Not only those from the city or the surrounding area, but those who specifically come to this week long event for a specific reason from far away. Especially since Philly Beer Week is celebrating 10 years of beers! Did you know that Philly Beer Week is the largest and oldest beer celebration of its kind in the United States. All of this would make perfect sense … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Memorial Day Weekend Activities, Historical Activities For Kids, Franklin Institute Mirror Maze Exhibit, Fireworks, HOG Relay, Opening Tap and More!

Memorial Day Weekend In Philadelphia

'Remembering Those Men & Women Who Sacrificed Their Lives For Our Freedom' 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. Many Philadelphia’s museums and attractions will honor the men and women of military, both past and present, will host Memorial Day events throughout the weekend and on Memorial Day itself. Let’s not forget those men and … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Weekend In Philadelphia

Independence Mall - Photo by D. Cruz Courtesy of Visit Philadelphia

  'Exploring All Things To Do In Philadelphia Memorial Day Weekend' When we think of Memorial Day Weekend, we normally think that the beginning of Summer is right around the corner. There is so much to do in the City of Brotherly Love! Please enjoy our long weekend guide that will include special events and exhibits, outdoor festivals and activities, special Philadelphia museum's and attractions just for the commemoration of Memorial Day, an urban beach lounge and much more! … [Read more...]

Philadelphia Historical Activities For Kids and Adults

Historical Things To Do In Philadelphia

'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 all ages to enjoy. Such things as: drill marching with the Continental Army, Colonial Kids' Quest … [Read more...]

The Annual WAWA Hoagie Day

WAWA Hoagie Day

'Celebrating With FREE WAWA Hoagies!'  Imagine 6 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 25th annual Wawa Hoagie Day taking place on June 29 at noon, focuses on honoring our troops and expands on Wawa’s partnership with the USO, is one of the tastier … [Read more...]

Celebrate July 4th In Philadelphia With 50+ Free Events During Wawa Welcome America Festival!

4th of July and Wawa Welcome America Festival in Philadelphia

'50 + FREE Events In 6-Days In Philly' Philadelphia is not only a great city, but the birthplace of America! Why not celebrate the Fourth of July in Philly during the best 6-day festival in the country! This year marks the 25th anniversary of Wawa Welcome America! For six full days from June 29 to July 4, people of all ages will be able to enjoy free museum days, concerts, firework shows, parades, block parties, festive brunches and much more! This year's theme for the festival is … [Read more...]

Summer Fun At Spruce Street Harbor Park And RiverRink Summerfest

Spruce Street Harbor Park

'A Magical Summertime Destination'  It's back for a fourth 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! Let's welcome back the Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest for year three! The Blue Cross RiverRink will be transformed into a roller rink. The Delaware River Waterfront will bring loads of excitement to include a floating restaurant, boardwalk, hammocks, tons of colorful … [Read more...]

Philly Beer Week! Celebrating 10 Years Of Beers in Philadelphia!

Philly Beer Week - Celebrating 10 years of Beers!

'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), from June 2 to 11, is the tenth 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 events ranging from beer tastings, beer-pairing dinners, lectures, and other … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Parks On Tap, Silkies Hike, Italian Market Festival, Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival, Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby and Arts Festival, Craft Beer and Wine Festival, Burger Brawl and More!

City Hall Philadelphia

'Festivals Galore! Bring Your Walking Shoes!' The weekend kicks off with Parks On Tap, Spruce Street Harbor Park, Chinese Lantern Festival, the continuation of American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition and more. During the weekend enjoy the Spruce Street Harbor Park, Silkies Hike, the Italian Market Festival, the Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival, Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby & Arts Festival, Plazapalooza, Craft Beer and Wine festival, 40th Street Summer … [Read more...]