PHS Pop Up Garden on South Street

PHS Pop Up Garden in Philadelphia

'A Relaxing Temporary Outdoor Escape' The PHS Pop UP Garden is back in its 7th year!  The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society kicks off their 2017 Pop Up Garden May 9, which is located on 1438 South Street, right next door to the Jamaican Jerk Hut. Imagine yourself in a secluded area with an outdoor bar, palm trees, colorful umbrellas with seating and hammocks, as visitors will be able to enjoy tropical cocktails, beer and wine. Feeling hungry? As part of the Pop Up Garden, enjoy tasty … [Read more...]

The 9/11 Heroes 5K Run In Philadelphia!

9/11 Heroes Run In Philadelphia

'If Not Me, Then Who...." UPDATE 9/5/17 - Last chance to register online is at 11:59 pm 9/6/17 ~ Click Here To Register or Volunteer - FYI - You can still register in person the day of the race! Calling all runners for a worthy cause. The Travis Manion Foundation will host the Philadelphia 9/11 Heroes 5k race at the Philadelphia Navy Yard on September 9, 2017. The 9/11 Heroes Run activates and unites communities to honor the sacrifices of those heroes from September 11th and the wars … [Read more...]

The Midway At Blue Cross RiverRink! Carnival-Style Attractions In Philly!

The Midway Ferris Wheel At The Blue Cross RiverRink

'Carnival-Style Attractions In Philly' Who says you have to leave the City of Philadelphia for shore-like amusement rides and games! Guests will be able to enjoy boardwalk-inspired games, a full-size carousel, and a specific marquee ride at the Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, just blocks north of Spruce Street Harbor Park. Throughout the summer, the marquee ride will be rotated between a 60 ft Ferris Wheel, the Pharoah’s Fury swinging boat ride, and the Typhoon Magic Carpet ride. … [Read more...]

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...]

Top Fourth of July Fireworks Shows in Philadelphia

Fireworks on Fourth of July in Philadelphia

'Celebrating Independence Day Philadelphia Style!'  You can enjoy many fireworks shows leading up to the Fourth of July in Philadelphia! What a great way in celebrating our independence in an awesome city all week long! Of course, there is the biggest fireworks night of the year, when the sky above the Philadelphia Museum of Art illuminates with dazzling light displays from tons of fireworks on 4th of July. Below is our guide to the fireworks shows in and around Philadelphia! Friday, … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Grand Opening Of The Midway At Blue Cross RiverRink, Molestice Block Party Music Fest, Manayunk Arts Festival and More!

Benjamin Franklin Bridge

 'Summer Has Begun In Philly' The weekend kicks off with the Grand Opening of The Midway at Blue Cross RiverRink, Parks On Tap, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink Summerfest, the continuation of American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition and more. During the weekend enjoy Caribbean Day At Reading Terminal Market, Molestice Block Party, Summer Ale Festival At Philadelphia Zoo, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink Summerfest, the Longwood Gardens’ Main Fountain, the Spring … [Read more...]

Molestice Block Party! A FREE Mini Music Festival In Center City!

Molestice Courtesy of Philip Gabriel Photography for Molestice

'Dancing In The Streets With Great Bands' Enjoy a fantastic selection of live music at Molestice Mini Music Festival block party on June 24, 2017! Molestice, hosted by Mole Street, a digital marketing and entertainment booking agency in Philadelphia, is a block party and music festival that celebrates the summer solstice. The block party is held at 100 North Mole Street (between Cherry & Race Sts) in Center City from noon to 8 pm. Musicgoers will enjoy live music, some of which … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Weekend In Philadelphia

Independence Mall - Photo by D. Cruz Courtesy of Visit Philadelphia

  'Exploring All Things To Do In Philadelphia Memorial Day Weekend' When we think of Memorial Day Weekend, we normally think that the beginning of Summer is right around the corner. There is so much to do in the City of Brotherly Love! Please enjoy our long weekend guide that will include special events and exhibits, outdoor festivals and activities, special Philadelphia museum's and attractions just for the commemoration of Memorial Day, an urban beach lounge and much more! … [Read more...]

Irreverent Warriors Silkies Hike Philadelphia! Allowing Veterans To Bond and Cope!

Silkies Hike at Cookies Tavern

'Camaraderie and Humor Will Save Lives' Approximately twenty-one veterans a day are taking their own lives! Silkies Hike is built on the premise that camaraderie and humor will save lives. Allowing veterans, both former and active, to bond, build friendships, and become a support network that veterans often need to fight the war at home. This hike is not about finding a cure or to raise money, the WALK IS THE CURE. This group wants to reduce PTSD and the suicide rate among the United States … [Read more...]

Philadelphia Science Festival Returns With Nine Days Of Excitement!

Philadelphia Science Festival

'Bringing Science and Fun Together!' Get your nerd on at the Philadelphia Science Festival, a nine day festival that occurs annually in Philadelphia each April. This year's Science Festival will take place from April 21 to 29. In it's 7th year, the Philadelphia Science Festival is presented by The Dow Chemical Company and organized by the awesome folks at The Franklin Institute. The festival aims to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers, and shows how much fun it can be … [Read more...]