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 ~ Philly Wine Week, Starkbierfest At Brauhaus Schmitz, The Kindness Meetup And More!

Cherry Blossoms Philly Skyline

'Spring Has Arrived In Philly!' So spring has gotten off to a late start, but at least there is one 70° day in the forecast for the weekend! The weekend kicks off with Starkbierfest at Brauhaus Schmitz, Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus Presents Philly Made, The King and I Musical, Think Local, Give Local Garces Foundation Benefit, 4th Friday in South Street Headhouse District, more of Philly Wine Week, the continuation of the Israel Film Festival and the continuation of Jurassic World: The … [Read more...]

Flavors On The Avenue Returns To East Passyunk Neighborhood

Flavors On The Avenue Courtesy of East Passyunk Business Imporvement District

'Springtime Food Tasting Event From Some of East Passyunk's Restaurants' What was once East Passyunk's Flavors of the Avenue is now Flavors on the Avenue! After 10 years under the tent, this annual event is moved onto the streets of East Passyunk and takes place April 30 from noon to 5 pm! This exceptional food event in the East Passyunk Neighborhood brings the neighborhood’s top restaurants and chefs together for people to enjoy. More than two dozen East Passyunk restaurants will be … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations, Philadelphia Flower Show, March Madness, Philly Wine Week and More!

St. Patrick's Day March 17, 2016 at Irish Memorial With Irish Dancers

'Everyone Is Green March 17!' The weekend kicks off with St. Patrick's Day Celebrations, the Philadelphia Flower Show, March Madness, Raiders of the Lost Ark with The Philadelphia Orchestra, the continuation of the Israel Film Festival and the continuation of Jurassic World: The Exhibition at The Franklin Institute. During the weekend enjoy the Flower Show, FREE tours of Yards Brewing Co, farmers’ markets and much more. The weekend ends with the last day of the Flower Show, the start … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Philadelphia Flower Show, St Patrick’s Day Parade, Israeli Film Festival and More!

Philadelphia Flower Show - Courtesy of PHS : Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

'Spring Has At Least Sprung At The Flower Show!' The weekend kicks off with the Philadelphia Flower Show, the last day of East Passyunk Restaurant Week, the continuation of the Israel Film Festival and the continuation of Jurassic World: The Exhibition at The Franklin Institute. During the weekend enjoy Erin Express, St. Patrick's Day Celebrations, FREE tours of Yards Brewing Co, farmers’ markets and much more. The weekend ends with FREE Admission to the Pennsylvania Academy of the … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ East Passyunk Restaurant Week, First Friday, Brewer’s Plate and More!

Reflextion of Independence Hall

'Spring Is Around The Corner' The weekend kicks off with the Grand Opening of American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition ice skating at the National Constitution Center, First Friday, East Passyunk Restaurant Week, the last weekend of ice skating at the Blue Cross RiveRink Winterfest and the continuation of Jurassic World: The Exhibition at The Franklin Institute. During the weekend enjoy Erin Express, Philly Craft Beer Festival, FREE tours of Yards Brewing Co, Paleopalooza at … [Read more...]

Brewer’s Plate In Philadelphia ~ Foodies and Beer Geeks Unite

Brewer's Plate at Kimmel Center

'Where Food Meets Beer' The Brewer's Plate annual food and beer event is the talk of the town each year! The 13th annual event is held at the Kimmel Center on March 5, emphasizing to buy fresh and buy local. This will be your chance to savor delightful food that is paired with perfected brews, wine and cocktails from our region's outstanding chefs, farmers, food artisans, brewers, distillers, and winemakers. Brewer’s Plate benefits Fair Food, a non-profit that has been uniting local … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Mardi Gras Celebrations, Philly Bierfest, Ice Skating, Philly Fashion Weekend, Party For The Market and More!

Broad Street In Center City Philadelphia

'Cajun Food, Southern Drinks & Beads Throughout Philly' The weekend kicks off withT he Philly Pops Presents Blockbuster Broadway, FREE Admission the whole month of February at the National Museum of American Jewish History, Mardi Gras celebrations, Philly Fashion Week, 4th Friday in South Street Headhouse District, ice skating at Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park and Blue Cross RiveRink Winterfest and the continuation of Jurassic World: The Exhibition at The Franklin Institute. During … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ President’s Day Weekend, Mummers Mardi Gras Parade, Mardi Gras Parade On South Street and More!

Philadelphia Skyline

'Exploring Philadelphia History & Mummery' The weekend kicks off with FREE Admission the whole month of February at the National Museum of American Jewish History, Opera Philadelphia Presents Tancredi, Ballet X Winter Series 2017, the Philadelphia Home & Garden Show, ice skating at Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park and Blue Cross RiveRink Winterfest and the continuation of Jurassic World: The Exhibition at The Franklin Institute. During the weekend enjoy President's Day Weekend … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention, Free Admission National Museum Of American Jewish History, Valentine’s Day Weekend and More!

Love Sculpture at Dilworth Park

'LOVE Is In The Air In Philadelphia' The weekend kicks off with the Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention, FREE Admission the whole month of February at the National Museum of American Jewish History, ice skating at Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park and Blue Cross RiveRink Winterfest and the continuation of Jurassic World: The Exhibition at The Franklin Institute. During the weekend enjoy La Peg's Ice Pegsicle at FringeArts, FREE cooking demo at City Kitchen in Reading Terminal by Chef Bill … [Read more...]