Easter Activities in Philadelphia Area – Egg Hunts, Easter Parade, Brunches and More!

Easter Events in Philadelphia, Celebrating Easter in Philadelphia

'Family Fun With Peter Cottontail' The Easter holiday is fast approaching in the City of Brotherly Love and brings a number of egg hunts, many Easter brunches and dinners, and the chance to hang with Peter Cottontail for those adorable photos. Coincidentally, the furry bunny can be found all throughout the city for everyone's enjoyment. Below are our picks for such Easter activities and events taking place this Saturday and Sunday. Saturday, April 15 Philly Rabbit Run - 5k Run/Walk: Shake … [Read more...]

South Street Headhouse District’s Easter Promenade

South Street Headhouse District's Easter Promenade

'Hop On Down South Street With The Easter Crew!' Hop on over to the 86th Annual Easter Promenade on April 16, a popular Easter tradition in the South Street Headhouse District. This free family event, which begins with a parade at 12:30 pm at the corner of Passyunk Avenue and South Street, and ends at 2nd and South Streets, will be one that you won't want to miss! Headhouse District's Easter Promenade's Experience and Atmosphere Master of Ceremonies Henri David will lead the parade down … [Read more...]

Bowie Birthday Bash With Candy Volcano At The TLA On South Street January 7, 2017!

Candy Volcano Group

'Remembering David Bowie!' Calling all David Bowie lovers! Celebrate the life of Bowie through his music! The 70’s Glam Rock tribute band, Candy Volcano, is at it again celebrating the birthday of the main man, David Bowie live at the TLA January 7, 2017. This amazing group of musicians and 12+ singers/independent artists re-imagine the glitter, glam and glitz of Bowie’s early years. With Philly Loves Bowie week happening all around them, Candy Volcano will be the first of several … [Read more...]

South Street Headhouse District’s Tree Lighting and Winter Wonderland

South Street Headhouse District Tree Lighting

‘Holiday Fun With Family, Friends & Good Food’ Ring in the holidays with this fun family orientated event at the South Street Headhouse District Christmas Parade! This event will take place on Sunday, December 4, 2016 from 3 pm to 5:30 pm at the Historic Headhouse Square Shambles on 2nd Street, between Pine and South Streets. The parade is scheduled to start at 3 pm at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens at 11th & South Street and will follow east to the Historic Headhouse Shambles … [Read more...]

Our Guide To Tree Lighting Celebrations in Philadelphia

Tree Lighting at South Street Headhouse District

'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 2016 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...]

Day of the Dead Celebrations in Philadelphia With Festivals, Museums, Food and More

Day of the Dead Celebrations in Philadelphia

'Celebration In Honoring Those Who Have Passed Away'  The Day of the Dead, known as Dia de los Muertos, is a Mexican Holiday on November 1st of each year, honoring those that have passed away. Officially, Day of the Dead begins on Thursday, October 31 with All Hallows’ Eve and runs through Sunday, November 2 when it ends with All Souls’ Day. Individuals and families honor friends and family members who have passed away with festive altars, traditional dance and song, the use of sugar … [Read more...]

PumpkinFest at South Street Headhouse District With Trick-Or-Treating

PumpkinFest at South Street Headhouse District

'Free Hayrides, Straw Bale Maze, Live Music ~ Oh My!’ The South Street Headhouse District hosts its eight-annual PumpkinFest underneath the historic Headhouse Square Shambles on Saturday, October 29, from noon to 5 pm. Families are invited to get into the Halloween spirit and enjoy all that fall has to offer with face painting, straw bale maze, circus performances, live music, hayrides, costume contests, and more. District businesses will open their doors for trick or treating from 3:00 … [Read more...]

GreenFest Philly in Headhouse Square

GreenFest Philly

'Sustainable Energy & Living' Welcome to the Clean Air Council’s 11th Annual Greenfest Philly September 11 from 10 am to 4 pm as it returns to Headhouse Square with 150+ exhibitors and vendors, free demos and much more! Greenfest Philly is the largest environmental festival in the Philadelphia area. It's a great place to learn about living sustainably while having fun! There is something for everyone, such as kid-friendly activities, shopping for local green wares, great food, live … [Read more...]

Philly Beer Week 2016 Cheat Sheet

Philly Beer Week Cheat Sheet 2016

'Beer Enthusiasts - Start Your Engines' It's that time of year again when Philadelphians get excited about Philly Beer Week. Not only those from the city or the surrounding area, but those who specifically come to this week long event for a specific reason from far away. Did you know that Philly Beer Week is the largest beer celebration of its kind in the United States. All of this would make perfect sense since Philadelphia has been recognized as one of the World’s Best Cities for … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ South Street Spring Festival, Spruce Street Harbor Park and More!

Swann Fountain at Logan Square

 'The Great Outdoors in Philadelphia' This weekend kicks off with First Friday, the continuation of the Chinese Lantern Festival, 4th Friday in Headhouse District, the continuation of the exhibits at Penn Museum, the Barnes Foundation, the Academy of Natural Sciences and the Franklin Institute. During the weekend enjoy the Annual South Street SpringFest, Maifest outside of Brauhaus Schmitz, opening of Spruce Street Harbor Park & Roller Rink, FREE yoga, farmers' markets, magic shows … [Read more...]