Oktoberfest Street Festival at Brauhaus Schmitz!

Brauhaus Schmitz Oktoberfest Festival

'Drink, Eat & Dance Oktoberfest Style' Be prepared for a celebration as thousands attend Brauhaus Schmidtz's annual Oktoberfest on South Street stretching for three blocks! The 9th annual festival takes place Saturday, September 16 from noon until 8 pm. Visitors will be able to feast on such German food as bratwurst, bauernwurst, potato salad, sauerkraut and jumbo pretzels that will be prepared by their very own Chef Jeremy Nolen and his crew. Of course, a German festival, … [Read more...]

Oktoberfest Festivals in Philadelphia – Where To Celebrate In Philly!

Oktoberfest in Philadelphia

'Awesome German Celebrations Throughout the City of Brotherly Love' Oktoberfest 2017 invades Philadelphia for a whole month. It's a 16-day festival, running from the middle of September to the first weekend in October, with some events flowing until the middle or late October. An exuberant explosion of beer-drinking, eating all of the German types of wurst one can eat, German music, folk dancing, and cultural experiences that one could dream of. There will be daily and weekly celebrations … [Read more...]

Cannstatter Volksfest German Festival In Philadelphia Labor Day Weekend!

Cannstatter Volksfest Verein

'Enjoying Philadelphia Region’s Oldest German Festival' Cannstatter Volksfest German Festival, held every year since 1873, is a Labor Day Weekend tradition that you will not want to miss! The 145th celebration takes place September 2 to 4. Visitors will enjoy tasty authentic German food such as Bratwurst, Leberkaese, Schnitzel, Maultaschen and Kassler Rippchen. Every German meal needs a good German beer! There will also be American beers and wines as well. For those who don't find … [Read more...]

Exploring Chef Tony’s Kitchen In Northeast Philadelphia

Chef Tony's Kitchen's stuffed bacon cheddar burger

'A No-Frills Looking Restaurant That Serves Exceptional Tasting Food' Chef Tony's Kitchen is a diamond in the rough in the Northeast Philadelphia area which is located at 4320 Megargee Street. Opened in November 2016, owner Anthony Hughes journey into the restaurant business has been interesting. Chef Tony had retired to the Dominican Republic from 2010 to 2012.  Here he opened Fat Tony's for 1 1/2 years. After finding some success, he decided to move back to the Northeast Philly … [Read more...]

The Philadelphia Wine and Craft Cocktail Festival

Philadelphia Wine and Craft Cocktails Festival

'Indulge Your Taste Buds with Fine Wines & Cocktails!' Calling all wine and craft cocktail lovers! The Philadelphia Wine and Craft Cocktail Festival will take place July 27 at SugarHouse Casino! The Festival will have unlimited samples of wine from over 80 local wineries, cocktails, and perfectly paired lite bites. Guests can listen to some great live acoustic music, sample light food from multiple vendors, all while taking in the fantastic views of the Delaware River. Many wines … [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 18. 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...]

Irish American Festival Invades The Great Plaza At Penn’s Landing

Delaware River Waterfront

'Celebrating All Things Irish' What a great way to kick off the month of June than with PECO's Multicultural Series celebrating the Irish American Festival at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing. The celebration is on June 4 from noon to 7 pm. The PECO Multicultural Series is a succession of outdoor festivals that brings cultures and their traditions from all over the world into Philadelphia. Irish American Festival's Atmosphere & Experience The Irish Festival celebrates Ireland's … [Read more...]

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 Burger Brawl! ~ Who Has The Best Burger In Philadelphia!

Philly Burger Brawl

‘Tasting Burgers From All Across The City For A Good Cause!’ Get your taste buds ready for a burger feast! Welcome back the 7th Annual Philly Burger Brawl! Held at XFinity Live May 21 from 3 pm to 6 pm, this special event funds literacy programming through technology for Philadelphia’s undeserved children in our public elementary schools. Burger Brawl Atmosphere and Experience What first started out as a neighborhood fundraiser for the Wasserman’s children’s school, The … [Read more...]

Fabulous Philly Food At The NFL Draft Experience April 27 – 29!

baby back rib platter courtesy of Baby Blues BBQ

'Cheesesteaks, Barbecue, Crab Fries, Cheese Curds ~ Oh My!' Football and food sounds like a dangerous combination! Think of the ultimate tailgate party! The NFL Draft Experience in Philadelphia will be more than about top draft picks. Visitors will be able to experience interactive exhibits, awesome NFL memorabilia, the official NFL Draft set and much more! One might use up a lot of engery while exploring 25 football fields worth of action! What not a better way to reengerize yourself … [Read more...]