President’s Day Weekend in Philly ~ FREE Museums and More

National Constitution Center

'Exploring the Principals and Ideas of Our Past Presidents' President's Day, which is on Monday, February 20, starts off with a weekend (February 18-20) of activities and themed events that lead into President's Day itself. It's a time to explore and honor those Presidents such as George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and other Presidents also known as the Commander-in-chief. Enjoy free admission to specific museums, special attractions, special tours, themed … [Read more...]

Exploring the Chinese New Year Celebrations in Chinatown

Chinese New Year in Chinatown Philadelphia

 'Gung Hay Fat Choy! ~ Best Wishes and Congratulations!' The Chinese New Year is an important traditional Chinese Holiday that is celebrated on the first day of the year of the Chinese calendar. In China, the New Year is also known as the Spring Festival and traditionally, the festival was a time to honor deities as well as ancestors. The Chinese New Year celebrations traditionally run from Chinese New Year's Eve, the last day of the last month of the Chinese calendar, to the 15th day … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Philadelphia Home Show, Big Philly Beer Fest, Ben Franklin’s Birthday, Martin Luther King Day and More!

Ice Skating At Rothman Ice Rink

'A Long Holiday Weekend Of Things To Do In Philly' The holiday weekend kicks off with the Philadelphia Home Show, Big Philly Beer Fest, Benjamin Franklin's Birthday Celebration, ice skating at Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park and Blue Cross RiveRink Winterfest and the continuation of Jurassic World: The Exhibition at The Franklin Institute. During the weekend enjoy the Philadelphia Home Show, meet & greet Benjamin Franklin, Martha Graham Cracker at National Museum of American Jewish of … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ The Nutcracker, Parade Of Lights, Arctic Ave, Ice Skating, Christmas Village and More!

Broad Street In Philadelphia

'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 Parade of Lights Ceremony at the Independence Seaport Museum, Arctic Ave At East Passyunk Ave, farmers’ markets and much more. The weekend ends with the … [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...]