Harvest Festival Fall is here, and that means it’s harvest time! Come celebrate the foods of the Pennsylvania harvest at Reading Terminal Market’s annual Harvest Festival. Filbert Street (aka Harry Ochs Way) will be closed to vehicular traffic and transformed into an urban farm with hay bales and corn stalks. Everyone will have the chance […]
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Opera on the Mall Opera Philadelphia cordially invites you to pack your picnic baskets and blankets and join the community for a free big-screen broadcast of Verdi’s epic tale of liberation, “Nabucco,” in the shadow of Independence Hall. Tickets to Opera on the Mall are free, but registration is required! Please register online and bring […]
Classic Comedy Films Come to Clark Park Shhh! Don’t tell anybody, but Laurel & Hardy, Buster Keaton and more legendary film fools will come alive Aug. 24. That’s when Friends of Clark Park will open neighborhood archivist Jim Keitzman’s amazing collection for a public peek in the park. The show will start at sundown. Gather […]
Smooth Jazz Summer Nights Smooth jazz will fill the waterfront every Friday night in August. One of the summer season’s most popular events, the Penn’s Landing Smooth Jazz Summer Nights series, plays host to nationally renowned acts. Be prepared to listen to some of the country’s best smooth jazz artists in a beautiful riverfront venue. […]
Cat Circus The Amazing Acro-Cats, one of the four “cat shows” in the United States, performs to sold-out venues across the country, and now they’re coming to Philadelphia! They perform and educate the public on animal treatment and pet care. The purr-forming purr-sonalities have as much fun as their audience with obvious content with their […]
Art for the Cash Poor 14 InLiquid’s Art for the Cash Poor is a fabulous annual block party-style art sale that gives art lovers the chance to meet the artists, see their work firsthand, and begin or add to their art collections without breaking the bank — all in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. Art for […]
Italian National Day Festival Filitalia International & Foundation will host an Italian National Day celebration and festival on East Passyunk Avenue between Mifflin and Moore streets in South Philadelphia. There will be live music, Italian food vendors including Mamma Maria, specialty cocktails, Italian draft and bottled beer specials, and a spaghetti eating contest. This event […]
Hang Free Memorial Day Party Hang Free is a biannual outdoor party that takes place in Fairmount Park. It is managed by two promoters, Andrew Davidson of Under Design and Stacy Papa of Soul City Workout, as well as a whole host of supporters, friends and disc jockeys. It is a venue for local jocks […]
2013 Street Italian Market Festival The 11th annual Italian Market Festival is being held in one of Philadelphia’s most established neighborhoods — the stretch of South 9th Street in South Philadelphia now known as the 9th Street Italian Market. This area just south of Center City has always been a multicultural and vibrant mix of […]
Art Star Craft Bazaar The Spring Art Star Craft Bazaar is an outdoor retail art and craft show that is organized and juried by Philadelphia’s Art Star Gallery & Boutique. Over 100 local and national artists have been chosen to set up shop and sell their handmade wares at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, […]
Cinco de Mayo Block Party at El Vez El Vez is hosting a Cinco de Mayo block party with treats for all ages! There will be $3 tacos and enchiladas of every sort — steak, chicken, cheese, short rib, lentil and zucchini, and more — not to mention innovative twists on nachos and other Mexican […]
Philadelphia Antiques Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Founded in 1962, The Philadelphia Antiques Show is one of the longest-running antique shows in the country. It premiered under the direction of its founder, Ali Brown, as the “University Hospital Antiques Show at the 33rd Street Armory in West Philadelphia.” The Show is now recognized as […]
“Art of Golf” exhibit at Philadelphia Museum of Art “The Golfers” (1847), an iconic work by Scottish painter Charles Lees (1800-1880), is the centerpiece of “The Art of Golf,” an exhibition celebrating what has been called “a game of considerable passion” on the occasion of the U.S. Open Championships, which will be played in June […]
“The Addams Family” comes to The Academy of Music “The Addams Family” is a smash-hit musical comedy that brings the darkly delirious world of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley, and of course, Lurch to spooky and spectacular life. “A visually satisfying, rib-tackling, lunatic musical that will entertain you to death!” according to Toronto […]
Pub crawl with Craft Beer Express The concept behind the Craft Beer Express is simple: A handful of Philly bar owners wanted to share their love of beer with people who appreciate a fine brew as much as they do. What better way than a pub crawl? We collaborated to create a crawl that would […]
“Good People” playing at Walnut Street Theatre “Good People” takes you to Southie, a Boston neighborhood where a night on the town means a few rounds of bingo, where this month’s paycheck covers last month’s bills, and where Margie Walsh has just been let go from yet another job. Facing eviction and scrambling to catch […]
Philadelphia Museum of Art offers “Pay-What-You-Wish” program The Museum’s main building will be open until 8:45 p.m. every Wednesday. Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday Nights are casual, exciting and illuminating. Come on your own or with family or friends! Explore the Museum and its remarkable collections in inventive, interactive and dynamic new ways. Gallery conversations take unexpected forms […]
Moonshine and Valentines at the National Constitution Center Channel your inner Roxie Hart or Billy Flynn at our edgy yet glamorous Valentine’s Day extravaganza, featuring live music by the Boilermaker Jazz Band and cabaret performances from the musical “Chicago” by award-winning Philadelphia actors. Strike a pose on the red carpet before exploring the must-see exhibition “American Spirits: […]
30th Street Craft Market at 30th Street Station This Valentine show will highlight 30 local artists and craftspeople in America’s third-busiest railway station. The list of vendors features some of Philly’s finest makers of lovely local gifts like jewelry, hand-knits, prints, cards, glassware, ceramics and more. The market will be inside 30th Street Station. Presented […]
Chinese New Year Celebration at Penn Museum Ring in the Chinese Year of the Snake and learn more about how the lunar new year is celebrated throughout Asia at this annual daylong extravaganza. Bring the whole family and celebrate the new year with a wide variety of music and dance performances, martial and healing arts […]
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