Fireworks in Philadelphia on New Year’s Eve

Fireworks at Penn's Landing Philadelphia

'Ringing in the New Year with Family & Friends Philly Style'   What a great way to ring in the 2017 New Year with family and friends, to be watching fireworks in Philadelphia, America's birthplace. Where the second Continental Congress met at Independence Hall and adopted the Declaration of Independence. With so much Philadelphia History surrounding us, could you think of a better place to watch the fireworks. The Fireworks, which is Philadelphia's main attraction on New … [Read more...]

Screenings Under the Stars at Penn’s Landing

Screening Under The Stars At Penns Landing

 'Family Time Under The Stars With Free Movies' For some of you, remember those drive-in movies theaters? How about a large outdoor theater while watching a movie under the stars. That's what we have with "Screenings Under the Stars" at the Great Plaza, taking place in Penn's Landing. Every Thursday night in July and August, come watch a different popular film that will be displayed on the big screen for free. Yes, you heard us right, for free. Come with friends, family or even maybe … [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 7 from 1 pm to 8 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...]

Morgan’s Pier – A Waterfront Beer Garden at Penn’s Landing

Morgan's Pier at Penns Landing in Philadelphia

'Outside Paradise' Morgan's Pier, reopening on May 1, 2014, is an outdoor beer garden style bar and lounge that is right next to the Ben Franklin Bridge on Columbus Boulevard in Penn's Landing. It first opened on May 25, 2012. Morgan's Pier Experience & Atmosphere Philadelphia waterfront's newest addition, Morgan's Pier, will be refreshing and a great complement to the Race Street Pier because of its openness, having large space in which you can get around freely and because of the lush … [Read more...]

A Memorial for All Imigrants Located at the Irish Memorial

Irish Memorial at Penn's Landing

'Meeting the Irish of the Past' The Irish Memorial, which overlooks the Delaware River, is located in a 1.75 acre park in Penn's Landing, right at the southeast corner of Front and Chestnut Streets. It first opened on October 25, 2003 and is recognized as a National Monument. The Irish Memorial was sculpted by Glenna Goodacre, the artist who sculpted the Vietnam Women's Memorial in Washington, D.C.. The monument is dedicated to the memory of more than one million men, women and children … [Read more...]

Philadelphia 4th of July – 2012 Guide to Fourth of July Festivities & Fireworks

4th of July in Philadelphia

Philadelphia 4th of July - 2012 Guide to Fourth of July Festivities & Fireworks 'Your Cheat Sheet to 4th of July Events in Philly' Fourth of July is fast approaching and it's always been a great time to spend time with family, friends, and loved ones. 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 Britain. The City of Philadelphia is where it all began, to where … [Read more...]

Things to do in Philadelphia heading into 2012

Mummers Parade in Philadephia

Things to do in Philadelphia heading into 2012 There are some many things to do in Philadelphia heading into 2012. The two biggest events are the fireworks in Philadelphia New Year's Eve and the Mummers Parade on New Year's Day. What To Expect in the City of Philadelphia You first have the fireworks in Philadelphia tonight, but you get two shows if you are lucky. The City of Philadelphia is putting two shows on which is being sponsored by Sugarhouse Casino. The first show starts at 6 pm and … [Read more...]