Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Philadelphia Science Festival, Opening Weekend At Museum Of The American Revolution and Morgan’s Pier, Earth Day and More!

Market Street Bridge

'Science, History & Fun' The weekend kicks off with the Philadelphia Science Festival, the opening weekend of the Museum of the American Revolution and Morgan's Pier, the continuation of American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition and Jurassic World: The Exhibition at The Franklin Institute. During the weekend enjoy the Museum of the American Revolution, the Philadelphia Science Festival, the opening of Bartram's Mile, World Tai Chi Day at Dilworth Park, the Spring Blooms at … [Read more...]

Philadelphia Science Festival Returns With Nine Days Of Excitement!

Philadelphia Science Festival

'Bringing Science and Fun Together!' Get your nerd on at the Philadelphia Science Festival, a nine day festival that occurs annually in Philadelphia each April. This year's Science Festival will take place from April 21 to 29. In it's 7th year, the Philadelphia Science Festival is presented by The Dow Chemical Company and organized by the awesome folks at The Franklin Institute. The festival aims to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers, and shows how much fun it can be … [Read more...]

History Buffs Will Love The Museum Of The American Revolution In Historic Philadelphia!

Museum Of The American Revolution

'Showcasing The Birth Of Our Country!' The Museum of the American Revolution opening April 19, steps from the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, is the first National Museum to tell the story of the American Revolution. Two centuries have passed and there was still no national museum that tells the entire story of this remarkable period until now. So this will be a very exciting time in history! The Museum of the American Revolution Experience & Atmosphere The museum is located at … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Manayunk Restaurant Week, Easter Events, FDR Fest, Headhouse District’s Easter Promenade and More!

86th Annual Easter Promenade in South District Headhouse

'Celebrating Easter in Philadelphia & Much More!' The weekend kicks off with Manayunk Restaurant Week, the continuation of American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition and Jurassic World: The Exhibition at The Franklin Institute. During the weekend enjoy Easter events and activities, FDR Fest, the Spring Blooms at Longwood Gardens, American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition, FREE tours of Yards Brewing Co, Manayunk Restaurant Week, farmers’ markets and much more. … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Philadelphia Phillies Opening Day, First Friday, Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival, Sakura Sunday In Fairmount Park and More!

Philadelphia Phillies Opening Day

'Play Ball!' Does anyone own a time machine for 2008? In any case, it's good to have baseball back in Philadelphia as the Phillies home opening series is this weekend. The weekend kicks off with the Philadelphia Phillies opening day, Free Admission To National Museum of American Jewish History, the continuation of American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition and Jurassic World: The Exhibition at The Franklin Institute. During the weekend enjoy the Subaru Cherry Blossom … [Read more...]

The Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia

Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia

'A Spring Celebration of Japanese Culture, Art and Cuisine'  Spring is in the air! It might not always feel like it with the sometimes cooler temperatures early on, but the budding of trees and flowers are just around the corner. Here is your chance to visit Japan without leaving Philadelphia! The annual Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival starts on April 1 and ends April 9, bringing guests a week of events that not only surround spring and the blossoms, but Japanese culture as well. Even … [Read more...]

Elfreth’s Alley – Museums in Philadelphia – History of Philadelphia

Elfreth's Alley in Philadelphia - Museums in Philadelphia - Philadelphia History

'Nation’s Oldest Continuously Inhabited Residential Street' Elfreth's Alley is known as our nation’s oldest continuously inhabited residential street. The alley is located off Second and Front Streets, between Arch and Race Streets in the Old City Neighborhood of Philadelphia. The Elfreth's Alley Museum officially opens April 1 for the 2017 season! The Alley will be offering tours from 12-5 pm on the half hour. When the museum is closed for the season, they do offer private tours as … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ XPN Music Film Festival, Philadelphia Cherry Blossom Festival, First Sunday At The Barnes and More!

Cherry Blossom overlooking Boathouse Row

'Cherry Blossoms In Philly!' Experience the beauty of Cherry Blossoms throughout Philadelphia! The weekend kicks off with The King and I Musical, XPN Music Film Festival, Philly Pops & Jazz, American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition, the continuation of the Israel Film Festival and the continuation of Jurassic World: The Exhibition at The Franklin Institute. During the weekend enjoy the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival, Spring Blooms at Longwood Gardens, XPN Music Film … [Read more...]

Pay What You Wish At Philadelphia Museum Of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Pay as you wish at Philadelphia Museum of Art

'Exciting Art at Your Cost on Wednesday Nights & Much More' Exciting news for you Art Lovers! Enjoy Pay What You Wish' at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Wednesday nights from 5 pm to 8:45 pm and on the first Sunday of every month from 5 pm to 8:45 pm! Visitors can pay $10, $8, $5, $2, etc., allowing you to explore the Museum and its remarkable collections showcasing works by Marcel Duchamp, Salvador Dalí and a few local Philadelphia artists such as Thomas Eakins. The museum … [Read more...]

Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival In Franklin Square

Dragon - Photos by Jeff Fusco for Historic Philadelphia

‘A Celebration of Light & Culture’  If you missed it last year, be visually inspired as visitors will get to experience the Chinese Lantern Festival again at Franklin Square in Historic Philadelphia May 9 to June 11. The Festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China and the Philadelphia region. The square will come alive and glow with 29 new larger-than-life illuminated displays such as a huge 200-foot Chinese dragon, pandas, sea creatures, … [Read more...]