Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival In Franklin Square

Dragon - Photos by Jeff Fusco for Historic Philadelphia

‘A Celebration of Light & Culture’  If you missed it last year, be visually inspired as visitors will get to experience the Chinese Lantern Festival again at Franklin Square in Historic Philadelphia May 9 to June 11. The Festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China and the Philadelphia region. The square will come alive and glow with 29 new larger-than-life illuminated displays such as a huge 200-foot Chinese dragon, pandas, sea creatures, … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Fringe Arts Festival, Terror Behind The Walls, Oktoberfest, Fall Fest At Spruce Street Harbor Park and More!

Bridge photo by Brian Lawson

'Pumpkins, Horror, Beer, Festivals and More!’ The weekend kicks off with FREE admission to the National Constitution Center, Terror Behind the Walls, the continuation of the Fringe Festival, Parks on Tap, Philadelphia Restaurant Week, and the continuation of the exhibits at Penn Museum and the Academy of Natural Sciences. During the weekend enjoy Pumpkinland at Linvilla Orchards, Philadelphia United Jazz Festival, Fall Fest At Spruce Street Harbor Park, Rittenhouse Square Fine Arts … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Fringe Festival, Parks On Tap, GreenFest, Philadelphia Restaurant Week, Honey Festival, Mushroom Festival and More!

Logan Square Swann Memorial Fountain

'Philadelphia Festivals Are In The Air!’ The weekend kicks off with Fringe Festival, Parks on Tap, movies at Clark Park and in Newbold/Point Breeze, Philly Honey Festival, FREE admission to the Academy of Natural Sciences museum, and the continuation of the exhibits at Penn Museum and the Academy of Natural Sciences. During the weekend enjoy Kimmel Center Open House, Philly Honey Festival, Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, Pumpkinland at Linvilla Orchards, FREE yoga, farmers’ markets … [Read more...]

Labor Day Weekend In Philadelphia ~ Parks On Tap, First Friday, Made In America, Cannstatter Volksfest German Festival, Fringe Arts Festival and More!

Philadelphia Skyline

'Labor Day Weekend Fun In Philadelphia’ The weekend kicks off with Parks on Tap, First Friday, movies at Clark Park and the Betsy Ross House, and the continuation of the exhibits at Penn Museum, the Academy of Natural Sciences and the Franklin Institute. Don't forget to visit Spruce Street Harbor Park & Roller Rink as it closes for the year after Labor Day. During the weekend enjoy End of Day Declaration Readings, Cannstatter Volksfest German Festival, Made in America Musical … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Smooth Jazz, 4th Friday, Parks On Tap, Night Market, Sounds Of Inspiration and More!

Independence Hall In Historic Philly

'Explore Philadelphia’ How many of you living in Philadelphia ever explore the many historical sites. Get our there and explore Philly! Many of many things listed under our visiting Philadelphia section. The weekend kicks off with the ending of Night Out Restaurant Week, Parks on Tap, smooth jazz at Penn's Landing, and the continuation of the exhibits at Penn Museum, the Academy of Natural Sciences and the Franklin Institute. During the weekend enjoy Night Market, the Spruce Street … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Night Out Restaurant Week, Parks On Tap, Festival Of India, Caribbean Festival, BBQ At Cookie’s Tavern and More!

City Skyline Benjamin Franklin Parkway

'Food, Beer, Festivals & More!’ The weekend kicks off with Night Out Restaurant Week, Parks on Tap, smooth jazz at Penn's Landing, free movie in Mt. Airy, and the continuation of the exhibits at Penn Museum, the Academy of Natural Sciences and the Franklin Institute. During the weekend enjoy the Spruce Street Harbor Park & Roller Rink, Festival of India, End of Day Declaration Readings, free movie in Mt. Airy, Philadelphia Historical Activities for Kids & Adults, FREE … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Parks On Tap, The Oval, Free Movies, Nightscape At Longwood Gardens and More!

Logan Square Swann Memorial Fountain

'Beat The Heat In Philly With Free Things To Do In Philly’ The weekend kicks off with The Oval Pop-Up, Parks on Tap, smooth jazz at Penn's Landing, free movie in Mt. Airy, free movie at The Piazza at Schmidt's Commons in Northern Liberties, and the continuation of the exhibits at Penn Museum, the Academy of Natural Sciences and the Franklin Institute. During the weekend enjoy the Spruce Street Harbor Park & Roller Rink, End of Day Declaration Readings, free movie in Mt. Airy, Peddler … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ First Friday, Smooth Jazz, Parks On Tap, 2nd Street Festival, Movies and More!

Washington Monument at Eakins Oval

'Art, Jazz, Beer, Food & Movies In Philly’ The weekend kicks off First Friday, The Oval Pop-Up, Parks on Tap, smooth jazz at Penn's Landing, free movie in Mt. Airy, movie night at Betsy Ross House, and the continuation of the exhibits at Penn Museum, the Academy of Natural Sciences and the Franklin Institute. During the weekend enjoy the Spruce Street Harbor Park & Roller Rink, End of Day Declaration Readings, free movie in Mt. Airy, movie night at Franklin Square, Philadelphia … [Read more...]

Weekly Fun Things To Do In Philadelphia All Summer Long

Independence Hall

'Exploring Philadelphia During The Week' There are so many things to do in Philadelphia during the weekend. We bet you didn't know all of the exciting things to do each week in Philadelphia during the summer! Check out our fantastic list! (all events or activities have started now unless noted with start dates) Wednesdays Christ Church Farmers’ Market Every Wednesday from 2 pm to 7 pm through the late-fall, there will be rotating pop-up vendors and food trucks with complement weekly … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Shakespeare In Clark Park, Philly BBQ Fest, East Passyunk Car Show and More!

Things To Do In Philadelphia

'Movies, Plays, Food, Eagles & Cars In Philly’ The weekend kicks off with Shakespeare at Clark Park, The Oval Pop-Up, Parks on Tap, Jazz in Cedar Park, free movie in Mt. Airy, and the continuation of the exhibits at Penn Museum, the Academy of Natural Sciences and the Franklin Institute. During the weekend enjoy the Spruce Street Harbor Park & Roller Rink, Philly BBQ Fest, End of Day Declaration Readings, free movie in Mt. Airy, movie night at Franklin Square, Philadelphia … [Read more...]