Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show at Franklin Square

Holiday Light Show at Franklin Square

'Magical Holiday Enchantment for Kids of All Ages'  Lights take over Franklin Square during this festive 2017 holiday season! The Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show at Franklin Square, November 9 to December 31, is one holiday attraction for the whole family to enjoy and not miss. This holiday light show features a dazzling display of more than 50,000 lights that have been designed specifically for this popular public space. This free attraction features a 10-foot-tall kite made … [Read more...]

Franklin Square – Parks in Philadelphia

Franklin Square in Old City Philadelphia - Parks in Philadelphia

'Carousel Rides, Mini-Golf, Burgers, Movie Nights & More' Franklin Square is located in the historical part of Philadelphia in Old City. It's one of the five original open-space parks planned by William Penn during the late 17th century. The Square opens its new season Wednesday, March 1, 2017. SquareBurger, the STARR Restaurants burger stand, opens later in March (stay tuned for an exact date).  There will be many special events and exciting happenings this season, including Evening … [Read more...]

Chinese Lantern Festival At Franklin Square April 22 – June 12

Chinese Lantern Festival

'A Celebration of Light & Culture'  Be visually inspired as visitors will get to experience the Chinese Lantern Festival at Franklin Square in Historic Philadelphia April 22 to June 12. The Festival, appearing for the first time in the Northeast United States, is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China and the Philadelphia region. In conjunction with Franklin Square's 10-year anniversary, the square will come alive and glow with more than 25 … [Read more...]

Halloween in Philadelphia – Top Haunted Attractions

Halloween in Philadelphia

. Halloween in Philadelphia - Top Haunted Attractions . Philadelphia certainly has its share of spooks, goblins, and ghost stories. Halloween in Philadelphia can be a treat for all ages, ranging from hayrides to haunted attractions. We would like to share with you the different Halloween events happening in and around Philadelphia. The question is, "do you dare..." Before you jump into the Halloween events below, please listen along with some Halloween music. (opens in a new … [Read more...]

Know any History of Philadelphia? – The Independence Vistor’s Center

Independence Visitors Center

'Walk Through Philly's History Starting Here' How many of you live in Philadelphia, PA and hardly get around to learn the History of Philadelphia. Or those of you visiting Philadelphia who want explore the historical sites. You might know the basics, which would include the Liberty Bell, Ben Franklin, George Washington, William Penn, The Revolutionary War, and the Declaration of Independence. But do you know anything else? So where would a good place to start in regards to the History of … [Read more...]