Philadelphia Restaurant Week – Fabulous Philly Foods

Restaurant Week in Philadelphia

'Food Discounts in Philly' Center City District Restaurant Week is back. Here is your chance to taste many different delicious meals from well-known Philadelphia restaurants and experience chefs delights at discounted prices. From January 22 to 27 and January 29 to February 3, enjoy many types of food selections such as Oriental, Mexican, Seafood, Steak, American, Japanese, Italian, Indian, Cuban, Brazilian, and much more. Philadelphia Restaurant Week Experience & Atmosphere Center … [Read more...]

Deck the Alley at Elfreth’s Alley

Deck the Alley at Elfreth's Alley Museum in Philadelphia

'A Fun Festive Holiday Event - Deck the Alley' Who loves Holiday traditions! Come experience this special annual holiday tradition, Deck the Alley on December 3, at Elfreth's Alley in Historic Philadelphia located in Old City. Elfreth's Alley is the nation’s oldest continuously inhabited street since 1702. The 32 houses there today were built between 1720s and 1830s and the alley is a National Historic Landmark District.  Numbers 124 and 126 are open to the public year-round as a … [Read more...]

Museum of the American Revolution In Historic Philadelphia

Museum Of The American Revolution

'Showcasing The Birth of Our Country' The Museum of the American Revolution, steps from the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, will be the first National Museum to tell the story of the American Revolution. Two centuries have passed and there is still no national museum that tells the entire story of this remarkable period. So this will be very exciting once it opens, which is schedule for an April 2017 opening. The Museum of the American Revolution Experience & Atmosphere The museum … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ First Friday, Terror Behind The Walls, Old City Fest, Design Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair, Oktoberfest Events and More!

Independence Hall

'Hear Scary Stories Throughout Philadelphia’ We love this time of year! Fall, football and Halloween! Check out the many kinds of ghost tours throughout the city, especially in Old City and Society Hill. The weekend kicks off with First Friday, Oktoberfest at 23rd Street Armory, the continuation of Terror Behind the Walls, Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair, First Friday Movie at the Betsy Ross House, Parks on Tap, DesignPhiladelphia, and the continuation of the exhibits at Penn … [Read more...]

Spirits of ’76 Ghost Tour – Halloween in Philadelphia

Spirit's of '76 Ghost Tour in Philadelphia

'Terrifying Tales from Haunted Philadelphia' Who enjoys spooky sites and stories that would be related to Philadelphia History. At the Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour, you get to travel down the cobblestone streets of Old City, hearing these chilling stories. The tour is approximately 75 minutes long and takes you to 20 sites throughout the Historic District of the city, visiting such sites as: City Tavern Congress Hall Independence Hall Merchant's Exchange Carpenters' Hall Old Pine … [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 9!" No worries William, because this festival certainly looks like a great time for all ages.  The Old City Fest will transform a four block area - Arch Street between 2nd and 4th streets and 3rd Street between Race and Market streets - from 11 am to 6 pm. The free street … [Read more...]

City Tavern In Old City District ~ Experiencing Philly History At Its Best!

City Tavern Restaurant In Philadelphia

'Historical Taste Of American Cuisine & Beers' City Tavern, located in the Old City District, was the favorite meeting place of many of the Founding Fathers and of many members of the First Continental Congress. A replica of a historic 18th-century building that was originally built in 1773 is located at 138 South 2nd Street, at the intersection of Second and Walnut Streets in Philadelphia, is also part of Independence National Historical Park. City Tavern Atmosphere & … [Read more...]

Old City District Introduces Old City Eats Summer Program!

Old City Eats Program

'Experience New Restaurant Series In History-Filled Neighborhood!' Foodies can now celebrate in the Old City neighborhood of Philadelphia! Old City District has created Old City Eats, a program to showcase the district's food and beverage scene. The program will include 32 restaurants and bars, taking place every Thursday night from 5 p.m. till 8 p.m. until August 25. The plan is that participating establishments will offer two or more appetizers at half the price, $5 drink specials, … [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...]

Fete Day’s Annual Celebration at Elfreth’s Alley

Elfreth’s Alley in Old City Philadelphia

'Residents Open their Doors to the Public on America’s Oldest Street' Did you ever want to meet Ben Franklin? Here is your chance to meet historical figures, to include Sarah Milton, the highly successful seamstress who lived on the Alley, and Ben Franklin himself, on our nation’s oldest continuously inhabited residential street, Elfreth’s Alley. Elfreth's Alley is located on the historic district section of Old City. Fete Day is June 4th and is a day designated for feasting. This … [Read more...]