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Labor Day weekend festival on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway returns for its fourth year
September 2016View More
Beyonce is coming back to Philadelphia for the 2015 Budweiser Made In America Festival, a massive musical celebration that takes over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Labor Day weekend.
Daylong “do it yourself” music festival across the city
Celebrate the first day of summer with beautiful music during Make Music Philly, a free, daylong, “do it yourself” festival.View More
Learn more about the major renovation and expansion the for city’s iconic structure
Explore the scope of architect Frank Gehry’s ambitious, multi-phase project that will see both major and minor enhancements to the interior and exterior of the Philadelphia Museum of Art over the next decade.View More
One of the largest outdoor arts festivals in the region celebrates 25 years
June 25-26, 2016View More
One of the largest outdoor arts festivals in the Delaware Valley, the Manayunk Arts Festival draws thousands of people to its historic Main Street for a two-day festival of arts, crafts, music, food and more.
Biannual dining celebration on Main Street Manayunk
StrEAT Food Festival: September 13, 2015; Restaurant Week: September 14-25, 2015View More
Manayunk celebrates its diverse dining scene during the bi-annual Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival & Restaurant Week.
Broadway touring shows in Philadelphia’s Center City
The Merriam Theater keeps with the Broadway touring tradition by importing recent hits and long running musicals for runs of varying length in Philadelphia.View More
Food, drinks and outdoor fun on 13th Street
October 1, 2016View More
Held every autumn, the Midtown Village Fall Festival is one of Philadelphia’s premier outdoor events.
Sip, savor and stroll along Germantown Avenue
September 17, 2015View More
Sip, savor and stroll your way through Mt. Airy during Street Fare, an evening of food and fun along Germantown Avenue.
Special events in the “City of Murals” all month-long
October marks Mural Arts Month for the City of Philadelphia’s Mural Arts Program.View More
Challenging preconceptions of Native American culture at the Penn Museum
Discover a living tapestry of nations with distinct stories, identities, and contemporary leaders at the Penn Museum’s newest exhibit Native American Voices: The People—Here and Now.View More
Head “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” to Bucks County
May 10-17View More
New Hope’s annual gay pride celebration is a a weekend full of activities and special events.
Ring in the New Year with two fireworks shows on the Delaware River Waterfront
December 31, 2015 – January 1, 2016View More
Philadelphia will ring in 2016 not once but two times during the SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Delaware River Waterfront.
Philly’s favorite street food festival returns for 2015
May 14View More
For the first Night Market of the year, join tens of thousands of attendees and dozens of vendors dishing excellent edibles to gather on South Street West to take in local restaurants and food trucks, regional musicians and dynamic artists.
The last Night Market of 2015 hits Fishtown for the first time
Thursday, October 1, 2015View More
Epic street food festival Night Market Philadelphia returns to this city’s streets and sidewalks on Thursday, October 1, for the very last event of its 2015 season, transforming Fishtown’s main drag into an outdoor eating-and-entertainment mecca.
Popular street food festival returns to West Philly
August 6View More
Night Market, Philadelphia’s favorite street food festival with food trucks, live music, beer and art, hits Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia on Thursday, August 6.
Popular street food festival brings dozens of food trucks to West Oak Lane
Night Market, Philadelphia’s favorite street food festival with food trucks, live music, beer and art, hits 72nd St. and Ogontz Ave. on June 19.View More
Popular street food festival arrives in Philly’s historic district
Night Market, Philadelphia’s favorite street food festival with food trucks, live music, beer and art, hits Old City on May 15.View More
Philadelphia’s favorite street food festival coming to a neighborhood near you
Thursday, October 1, 2015View More
A popular series of outdoor street festivals, Night Market Philadelphia is a seasonal celebration of food, music and community held in the city’s vibrant neighborhoods.
Brand-new location for the city’s popular festival of street food
June 18View More
Night Market, Philadelphia’s super-popular street food festival, is coming to Callowhill for the first time ever with new trucks, live music and more on Thursday, June 18.
10 days of three-course, prix-fixe lunches and dinners
August 21-30, 2015View More
From Friday, Aug. 21 to Sunday, Aug. 30, 21 restaurants in Fishtown, Northern Liberties and Penn’s Landing will offer exciting lunch and dinner specials as part of the brand-new “Night Out Restaurant Week.”
Celebrating Philadelphia’s creativity, commerce and community
NxtUp Phily is a two-week open calendar of events celebrating Philadelphia’s creativity, commerce and community.View More
One of the largest and most longstanding African-American street festivals in the nation
June 12, 2016View More
The annual Odunde Street Festival brings a genuine taste of Africa to South Street and one of Philadelphia’s oldest, historically African-American neighborhoods with an abundance of cultural, historical and family-friendly events.
Beer, brats and a block party
September 19, 2015View More
Brauhaus Schmitz is going all out for Oktoberfest with a week of German-inspired events all leading up to an incredible block party on South Street on Saturday, September 20.
Multiple beer tents, traditional eats, live music and more
Fishtown’s popular beer garden Frankford Hall hosts one of the city’s largest Oktoberfest celebrations with a day-long block party on Frankford Avenue.View More
A free street festival in Philadelphia’s historic district
October 2016View More
Two streets in Old City will transform from quiet cobblestone thoroughfares into alfresco eating-and-entertainment meccas for Old City Fest, which takes place on Sunday, October 12.
Second annual restaurant week for the historic neighborhood
July 19-25View More
Discover the fantastic restaurants in one of Philadelphia’s historic neighborhoods during Old City Restaurant Week.
Interactive exhibition exploring the ancient volcanic disaster
Experience the fateful day of an ancient Roman City during One Day in Pompeii, the latest exhibition at the Franklin Institute.View More
A giant, interactive 3-D light installation coming to the skies above the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
In Fall 2012, internationally acclaimed new media artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s public art project “Open Air” will illuminate the Benjamin Franklin Parkway with enormous three-dimensional light formations in the night sky.View More
Mural Arts Program presents groundbreaking outdoor exhibition in Philadelphia
October 2015View More
The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program is celebrating it’s 30th anniversary by turning the city into a canvas during a blockbuster outdoor exhibition featuring more than a dozen incredible artists from around the globe.
Free, outdoor performance screening on Indepedence Mall by Opera Philadelphia
October 2016_View More
Now in it’s fifth year, Opera on the Mall is a free, big-screen HD broadcast performance from Opera Philadelphia in front of Independence Hall.