Celebrating Independence Weekend With Fireworks, FREE Concerts, Block Parties, FREE Admission To Museums, 1776 Revolutionary War Encampment, Night Market and More!

Happy Independence Weekend in Philadelphia

‘Celebrating American Independence’ What not a better way than to celebrate your 4th of July Weekend right here in Philadelphia, where it all began! Enjoying Independence Day with friends, family and everyone else! There will be free concerts, free admission to museums, the American Revolutionary War re-encampment, the main parade in the historic section of Philadelphia tomorrow, block parties, the spectacular fireworks show above the Philadelphia Museum of Art and much more. The … [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...]

South Street Headhouse District’s Easter Promenade

South Street Headhouse District's Easter Promenade

'Hop On Down South Street With The Easter Crew!' Hop on over to the 86th Annual Easter Promenade on April 16, a popular Easter tradition in the South Street Headhouse District. This free family event, which begins with a parade at 12:30 pm at the corner of Passyunk Avenue and South Street, and ends at 2nd and South Streets, will be one that you won't want to miss! Headhouse District's Easter Promenade's Experience and Atmosphere Master of Ceremonies Henri David will lead the parade down … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Mummers Parade, The Nutcracker and More!

Things To Do In Philadelphia Philadelphia Fireworks Mummers Parade

'Ringing In The New Year In Philadelphia!' The weekend kicks off with last two days of The Nutcracker, ice skating at Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park and Blue Cross RiveRink Winterfest, the last few days of Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, The Comcast Holiday Spectacular and Macy's Holiday Light Show, the continuation of Jurassic World: The Exhibition at The Franklin Institute and the Reading Terminal Market Holiday Railroad. During the weekend enjoy New Year's Eve fireworks, … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ The Nutcracker, Jurassic World Exhibit, Holiday Activities, Ice Skating, Washington Crossing Re-enactment and More!

Christmas Tree At City Hall At Dilworth Park

'Winter Holiday Fun In Philly!' The weekend kicks off with The Nutcracker, ice skating at Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park and Blue Cross RiveRink Winterfest, Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, Macy's Holiday Light Show, the continuation of Jurassic World: The Exhibition at The Franklin Institute and the Reading Terminal Market Holiday Railroad. During the weekend enjoy holiday activities, farmers’ markets and much more. The weekend ends with Being … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Christmas Village, The Nutcracker, A Christmas Carol, Fireplaces To Warm Up To, Ice Skating, Holiday Fun and More!

City Of Philadelphia

'Winter Holiday Fun In Philly!' The weekend kicks off with The Nutcracker, ice skating at Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park and Blue Cross RiveRink Winterfest, Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, Macy's Holiday Light Show, and the Reading Terminal Market Holiday Railroad. During the weekend enjoy the Franklin Flea Holiday Market, farmers’ markets and much more. The weekend ends with the Philadelphia Eagles at the Baltimore Ravens. During the week … [Read more...]

Family Things To Do During The Holidays In Philadelphia

Christmas Village in Philadelphia

 'Celebrating The Holidays With Family' This is a great time of year with many different kinds of activities and events during the holidays for the family. Here is our guide to family things to do during the holidays in Philadelphia. "A Christmas Carol" ~ December 15 - 23 ~ Get into the Christmas spirit by enjoying A Christmas Carol, a heartwarming tale of Ebenezer Scrooge at the Walnut Street Theatre, a National Historic Landmark and America's oldest theater. ~ "A Christmas … [Read more...]

“A Christmas Carol” At The Walnut Street Theatre!

A Christmas Carol In Philadelphia

'Family Holiday Fun' Get into the Christmas spirit by enjoying A Christmas Carol, a heartwarming tale of Ebenezer Scrooge at the Walnut Street Theatre,  a National Historic Landmark and America's oldest theater. Here you can join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation and redemption. We all know this grumpy old miser's response to holiday cheer is "Bah, Humbug." Scrooge is a bitter old man who can no … [Read more...]

Pennsylvania Ballet Presents “George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker” At The Academy Of Music

The Nutcracker

'A Holiday Family Tradition' Celebrate one Philadelphia's greatest family traditions with The Nutcracker, a Pennsylvania Ballet’s performance by George Balanchine at The Academy of Music. Now in its 48th year, you can see this wonderful production December 9 to 31! Immerse yourself in the beloved tale of The Nutcracker as Marie and her Prince share a magical gift that transports them to a suspenseful battle between soldiers and mice, a glistening forest full of snow, and into the Land of … [Read more...]

Parade of Lights Ceremony at Independence Seaport Museum

Seaport Parade of Lights at Independence Seaport Museum - McAllister

'Boat Parade of Lights on the Delaware River'   All aboard for a festive light event on the Delaware River! Taking place on December 10 at 5:30 pm outside of the Independence Seaport Museum, this event will be a magical joy for all to watch. The Parade of Lights will feature both working vessels along with pleasure boats, all decked out with festive twinkling lights and decorations. United States Coast Guard Cutter DILIGENCE will be on the waterfront for the event to … [Read more...]