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...]

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...]

Bloktoberfest Invades South Street!!

Bloktoberfest Philly

'Beer, Food, Music, Philly' Cool weather, cool people and cool beers for good causes. Bloktoberfest returns for it's 9th year on South Street on Saturday, October 15 from noon to 9 pm in the Graduate Hospital neighborhood. This neighborhood festival is a free-to-attend all-ages festival which features four blocks of food, craft beer and live music from Broad to 18th Streets on South Street. You can buy your beer tickets in advance or purchase them the day of the event in person. But the … [Read more...]

Oktoberfest Festivals in Philadelphia – Where To Celebrate In Philly!

Oktoberfest in Philadelphia

'Awesome German Celebrations Throughout the City of Brotherly Love' Oktoberfest 2016 invades Philadelphia for a whole month. It's a 16-day festival, running from the middle of September to the first weekend in October, with some events flowing until the middle or late October. An exuberant explosion of beer-drinking, eating all of the German types of wurst one can eat, German music, folk dancing, and cultural experiences that one could dream of. There will be daily and weekly celebrations … [Read more...]

The Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk Extension

Schuylkill Banks Trail & Bridge

  'Bridging the Gap - South Street Bridge to Major Bike Trail' The time has finally come to take a stroll on the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk. It will be like walking on water with the sparkling lights of the Center City skyline in the background. The Boardwalk is the first extension of the Schuylkill River Trail in ten years, completed in October 2014, which connects the City’s South Street Bridge to a very popular trail at Locust Street. This new stretch of super walkway … [Read more...]

South Street Headhouse Spring Festival

South Street Headhouse Spring Festival

'Food, Live Music, Family Fun and More!' The South Street Headhouse Spring Festival is a free event that is fun and energized with great food, beer, live music and much more. A great event for the family as kids can enjoy the Kid Zone while others can enjoy the many local shops, restaurants, crafts, live music and more. This year's festival, May 7, will start at 11 am and runs till 8 pm, closing down South Street (between Front and 8th), and along the Second Street Plaza (between South and … [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 85th Annual Easter Promenade on March 27, 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...]

Sports Bars in Philadelphia for March Madness

Sports bars in Philadelphia - March Madness

'March Madness in Philadelphia' Who doesn't love March. You have spring fast approaching, St. Patrick's Day, American Red Cross month, Women's History month and of course, there is March Madness. The 2016 NCAA Basketball Tournament kicks off tonight with a few play in games. Then the real excitement takes place March 17 and ends on April 4 with the National Championship game at NRG Stadium in Houston, Tx. This is the time of year that many businesses actually dislike this week because so … [Read more...]