Marines Birthday Celebration At Cookies Tavern In South Philly!

Marines Celebration At Cookies Tavern

'242nd Marine Corps Birthday Celebration' On November 10, 1775, the Continential Marines were established by the Second Continental Congress. Research indicates that the birthplace of the Corps, as the first place where Marines enlisted, was Tun Tavern in Philadelphia! In 1781, the Tun Tavern burned down. Its former structure stood at a location now occupied by Interstate 95, where it passes Penn's Landing. A commemorative marker on the east side of Front Street indicates the site, … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Bloktoberfest, Halloween In Philly, Fishtown RiverCity Festival, Aids Walk Philly And Run, and More!

Eakins Oval by Darlene Adu

'Pleasant Fall Weekend In Philadelphia' The weekend kicks off with Oktoberfest at Dilworth Park, The Glow: A Jack O'Lantern Experience, Rittenhouse Fine Craft Show, Terror Behind The Walls, the Parkway 100 Celebration, Made In Philadelphia Fall Market and more. During the weekend enjoy Bloktoberfest, PAWS Mutt Strut, Fishtown RiverCity Festival, Halloween Activities & Fun, Conshohocken Beer Festival, Germantown Second Saturdays, Manayunk Harvest Fest, The Glow: A Jack O'Lantern … [Read more...]

East Passyunk Avenue Witch Craft Beer Crawl

East Passyunk Ave Witch Craft Beer Crawl

'Witches, Get Your Beer On!' Calling all witches! It's that time of year. Halloween, pumpkin beers, witches, sorcerers and the 8th Annual East Passyunk Ave Witch Craft Beer Crawl. You can wear your pointed hats and bring out your flying broomsticks on Wednesday, October 25, from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm. This year’s crawl will kick off with registration at Garage (9th and Wharton Streets) from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Once you are registered. crawlers are free to hit the bars and beers of … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ 23rd St Armory Oktoberfest, Midtown Village Fall Festival, Out Fest, Old City Fest and More!

South Street Bridge Overlooking Philadelphia Skyline

'Enjoy Many Festivals In Philadelphia This Weekend!' It's Columbus Day Weekend, so there are a few things taking place on Monday as well. The weekend kicks off with the 23rd Street Armory Oktoberfest, FirstGlance Film Festival, The Glow: A Jack O'Lantern Experience, October Revolution Of Jazz & Contemporary Music, the last weekend of Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies Interactive Installation, First Friday, Terror Behind The Walls, Havana Nights: A Celebration of Cuban Food & Music at … [Read more...]

Old City Fest Rocks Historic Philly Neighborhood

Old City Fest

'Food, Art, Live Music... Oh My!'  What would William Penn say about Old City's Old City Fest? "Bring It! I just wish I could party in this awesome historical section of Philly with my friends on Sunday, October 8!" No worries William, because this festival certainly looks like a great time for all ages.  The Old City Fest is a celebration of art and design, fashion and food, creativity and culture on the streets of America’s most historic square mile and will transform a four block … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Last Weekend At Spruce Street Harbor Park, Terror Behind The Walls, South Philly SausageFest, Oktoberfest Events, Federal Donuts Block Party and More!

Washington Monument Over Looking Philadelphia Museum Of Art

'Enjoy The Fall Weather With Many Outdoor Events' The weekend kicks off with the last weekend at Spruce Street Harbor Park, the Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies Interactive Installation, Terror Behind The Walls, the Parkway 100 Celebration, Parks On Tap, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink Summerfest and more. During the weekend enjoy the South Philly SausageFest, the Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies Interactive Installation, Mural Arts Monument Lab, the Parkway 100 Celebration, Spruce Street … [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...]

Terror Behind the Walls – Halloween in Philadelphia

Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary

'A Massive Haunted House in a Real Prison'  It's that time of year again, Halloween will be upon us before you know it. Do you scare easily?  If you answered no, you might want to rethink your answer again prior to visiting Terror Behind the Walls at the Eastern State Penitentiary in the Fairmount neighborhood of Philadelphia. Terror Behind the Walls kicks off on September 22 and continues until November 11! (Read below for ticket giveaway and discounts) Terror Behind the Walls … [Read more...]

Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day: FREE Admission Philadelphia Museums

Penn Museum

 'Exploring Philadelphia Museums for FREE!' Attention museum lovers! Do you love history, science, art and more? Come celebrate Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! this Saturday, September 23. There will be more 9 museums in the Greater Philadelphia are that will be opening their doors to the public for free! Get in the spirit of Smithsonian museums that will be taking place all across America. You will need to register for the free tickets, print them, and bring them to the … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Fireflies Interactive Installation, Terror Behind The Walls, Philly Music Fest, Chestnut Hill Fall For The Arts Festival and More!

Looking At Chestnut Street Bridge

'Enjoy The Warm Weather With Many Outdoor Events In Philly!' The weekend kicks off with the Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies Interactive Installation, Terror Behind The Walls, 2017 Fringe Festival, Opera Philadelphia Festival, the Parkway 100 Celebration, Manayunk Restaurant Week, Parks On Tap, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink Summerfest and more. During the weekend enjoy the Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies Interactive Installation, Mural Arts Monument Lab, the Parkway 100 Celebration, 2017 … [Read more...]