Smooth Jazz Summer Nights at Penn’s Landing

Smooth Jazz Summer Nights at Penn's Landing

'Sit Back, Relax, and Listen to Free Jazz' Live music will echo throughout at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing every Friday night in the month of August. Enjoy smooth jazz, which begins at 7:30 pm and is totally free. The Smooth Jazz Summer Nights series plays host to nationally-renowned jazz musicians. You listen to some of the country's best smooth jazz artists as you peer into the riverfront's background while the sun sets near the end of the concert. Come one night or come every … [Read more...]

Screenings Under the Stars at Penn’s Landing

Screening Under The Stars At Penns Landing

 'Family Time Under The Stars With Free Movies' For some of you, remember those drive-in movies theaters? How about a large outdoor theater while watching a movie under the stars. That's what we have with "Screenings Under the Stars" at the Great Plaza, taking place in Penn's Landing. Every Thursday night in July and August, come watch a different popular film that will be displayed on the big screen for free. Yes, you heard us right, for free. Come with friends, family or even maybe … [Read more...]

Irish American Festival Invades The Great Plaza At Penn’s Landing

Delaware River Waterfront

'Celebrating All Things Irish' What a great way to kick off the month of June than with PECO's Multicultural Series celebrating the Irish American Festival at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing. The celebration is on June 7 from 1 pm to 8 pm. The PECO Multicultural Series is a succession of outdoor festivals that brings cultures and their traditions from all over the world into Philadelphia. Irish American Festival's Atmosphere & Experience The Irish Festival celebrates Ireland's … [Read more...]

Our Guide To Christmas Tree Lighting Celebrations in Philadelphia

Tree Lighting in Philadelphia

'Celebrating The Joy Of Communities During The Holidays' Who gets excited about decorating trees during the holidays! Enjoy many tree lighting celebrations throughout the City of Brotherly Love this 2014 holiday season! There will be much more than just beautiful trees being lit. Many of these community celebrations will have live music, hot coco, holiday giveaways, Christmas carols will be sung, dance performers and much more. Grab your friends and family, and enjoy our favorite local … [Read more...]

Pirate Battle at the Old City Seaport Festival

Old City Seaport Festival in Philadelphia

'Come Hang with the Pirates on Penn's Landing' The Independence Seaport Museum is holding the Old City Seaport Festival on the Penn's Landing riverfront from October 10 - 12. The weekend festival will have Tall Ships, food, live music, crafts, vendors and activities along the waterfront. Old City Seaport Festival Experience & Atmosphere The festivities will kick off at 5 pm on Friday, October 10 at the Independence Seaport Museum with a majestic parade of boats along Penn’s Landing. … [Read more...]

Guide to Fourth of July Festivities & Fireworks in Philadelphia

4th of July in Philadelphia

'Cheat Sheet to 4th of July Events in Philly for 2014' Fourth of July is approaching quickly and it has always been a great time to spend with family, friends, and loved ones in the past. This year won't be any different! 4th of July is a day when we celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence which took place on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. The City of Philadelphia is where it all began, to where the Declaration of Independence was … [Read more...]

4th of July in Philadelphia & Philly Events

4th of July in Philadelphia at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

'Celebrating Our Independence'  Who loves the week long festivities that surround the 4th of July in Philadelphia! Well, 4th of July is almost here again, and it's time to not only enjoy ourselves with friends and family, but to celebrate what it's all about and in the city where it all started. Mayor Nutter told us what 4th of July means to him and to the City of Philadelphia, "I think the 4th of July is really about celebrating freedom. It's about recognizing our independence as a … [Read more...]

The Super Scooper All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Festival!

Super Scooper Ice Cream Festival in Philadelphia

'I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Unlimited Ice Cream!' Who loves Ice Cream! Here is your chance not only to have fun, eat tons of ice cream, but to help out a good cause. The event is in its 16th year, a fundraiser that benefits the Joshua Kahan Fund, which works to fight pediatric leukemia. 100% of the net proceeds goes towards fighting pediatric leukemia at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. This year will now be a 3-day event, from July 4 through July 6. Here's the … [Read more...]

Morgan’s Pier – A Waterfront Beer Garden at Penn’s Landing

Morgan's Pier at Penns Landing in Philadelphia

'Outside Paradise' Morgan's Pier, reopening on May 1, 2014, is an outdoor beer garden style bar and lounge that is right next to the Ben Franklin Bridge on Columbus Boulevard in Penn's Landing. It first opened on May 25, 2012. Morgan's Pier Experience & Atmosphere Philadelphia waterfront's newest addition, Morgan's Pier, will be refreshing and a great complement to the Race Street Pier because of its openness, having large space in which you can get around freely and because of the lush … [Read more...]

USS Somerset Arrives in Penn’s Landing

USS Somerset in Philadelphia

'A Tribute to 9/11 Victims of Flight 93' Move over small boats, because here is the USS Somerset! The 684 foot-long Naval LPD 25 ship, the USS Somerset, arrived in Philadelphia on Friday, February 21. This huge amphibious transport dock is now in Penn's Landing for a commissioning ceremony on Saturday, March 1. It's to be noted that tickets to the public are no longer available for the event, which expects nearly 7,000 attendees. The vessel commemorates the crew and passengers who … [Read more...]