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Philadelphia’s “Coming Out” block party
Sunday, October 12View More
A National Coming Out Day (NCOD) Festival that attracts over 30,000 people to the region.
13.1-mile race followed by a free concert
The Philadelphia Rock ‘n’ Roll Half-Marathon returns in September, bringing together fitness and music as runners head down the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and along the Schuylkill River before taking in a free concert at Eakins Oval.View More
Prove the theory science is fun!
The Philadelphia Science Festival (PSF) returns for its fourth year of scientific celebrations with nine days of events at restaurants, museums, libraries, galleries and outdoor spaces.View More
The oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade in the country
November 27View More
Now in its 95th year, the 1.4-mile 6ABC Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade is the oldest Thanksgiving parade in the country and a true Philadelphia tradition.
An evening of craft beer, food and fun at the zoo
Once-a-year, the Philadelphia Zoo opens its gates after-hours for an adults-only celebration featuring local beer, live music and delicious food.View More
The exciting end to Philadelphia’s celebration of America’s birthday.
The Benjamin Franklin Parkway hosts the “Largest Free Outdoor Concert” in the country on July 4th with great food, fun and entertainment all day long.View More
Free screening of iconic film at its famous location
An annual summer tradition, grab a seat on the famous steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art for a free screening of the iconic Philadelphia-film Rocky during Philly @ The Movies.View More
Massive contemporary arts exhibition to benefit BalletX
Now on view at the Bridgett Mayer Gallery through August 9, PhillyArtExperience: Benefiting BalletX features works from more than 200 local, regional and international established and up-and-coming artists.View More
Philadelphia celebrates its beer-drinking roots with a week-long festival
May 30-June 8View More
The city of Philadelphia has been brewing beer for more than 300 years. So deep are its sudsy roots, Philadelphia has even been called “the best beer-drinking city in America.”
Grab a camera and take a picture in the city
October 10, 2014View More
Now in its fifth year, Philly Photo Day calls on all residents to capture and share their pictures depicting a day in the life of the city.
More than 300 musicians help celebrate the holiday season
December 6 – 20View More
Performing both delightful seasonal classics and glorious gospel music, Holiday POPS! is a marvelous way for the whole family to enjoy the holidays together.
One of Philadelphia’s most popular July 4th traditions moves to the Kimmel Center this year
Join Larry Blank and the Philly POPS! at the Kimmel Center for a patriotic celebration in honor of America’s birthday.View More
Technology, innovation and good times
Organized by Technically Philly, Philly Tech Week celebrates technology and innovation in the region.View More
Celebrate the autumn harvest with a day of family fun at the Navy Yard
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society welcomes the fall season during the annual PHS Fall Festival at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.View More
A temporary outdoor escape, at 15th and South Streets, with food, beer and more
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s annual Pop Up Garden returns for its fourth year, transforming a forgotten outdoor area into a gorgeous, landscaped community space.View More
A Ferris Wheel, performers, food and more on the Avenue of the Arts
The culminating event of the 31-day “Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA), the 2013 PIFA Street Fair is a day-long celebration in the center of Philadelphia.View More
Exuberant dance, clown, theater ensemble
From shadow puppets to clowns to trans-art productions where the cast mimes not just the narrative but the props as well, their ensemble-driven shows have won fans around the world.View More
Graduate Hospital alfresco festival returns with food, beer, live music and family fun
Plazapalooza, Graduate Hospital’s alfresco festival, returns with beer, live music, family fun, food and more.View More
Calling all aspiring singers, actors, fashionistas, music moguls of tomorrow, and anyone who just likes the red carpet experience! The third annual Radio One Music & Entertainment Conference is coming back to Philly with a star-studded lineup of celebrities, featuring headliner and world renowned producer, rapper, and entertainment executive Jermaine Dupri.View More
Annual celebration of tasty traditions turns 25
Celebrate the traditions, foods and crafts of the Pennsylvania Dutch at Pennsylvania Dutch Festival at the historic Reading Terminal Market.View More
Head to an urban farm, complete with fall treats and a real tractor
October 18View More
Reading Terminal Market is undoubtedly one of the best places to savor the bounty of fall, and on October 18, visitors are invited to do just that during the annual Harvest Festival.
A special day to discover America’s history along Germantown Avenue
Saturday, October 4View More
You are never far from history when in Germantown, one of Philadelphia’s most historic neighborhoods. That’s never more true than during the Revolutionary Germantown Festival, a day-long festival that celebrates the rich history of Germantown and features the annual reenactment of the Battle of Germantown, the only military battle ever fought within the borders of Philadelphia.
Celebrate spring at Philadelphia’s poshest spring festival
May 2View More
One of Philadelphia’s most popular spring festivals, the annual Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival attracts more than 50,000 people from across the region to Rittenhouse Square for one awesome Saturday each May.
“Circle the Square” with fine art
On the first Friday through Sunday of June, a popular outdoor art show fills Rittenhouse SquareView More
Largest riverfront festival in Delaware County
A full day of concerts, food and fun more on the Chester riverfront.View More
A super-fun, all-helicopter air show for the whole family
A super-fun, all-helicopter air show for the whole familyView More
An annual Mexican fiesta commemorating the Battle of Puebla
A springtime tradition honoring victory at the Battle of Puebla, Carnaval de Puebla features a raucous, joyful parade of vibrant costumed dancers, who march from Deep South Philly’s Mexican neighborhoods and convene for a large outdoor party on Washington Avenue.View More
Scare up some fun during this Bucks County tradition
You’ll have a scary good time at the Annual Scarecrow Festival and Competition in Peddler’s Village, a fall family tradition in Bucks County.View More
A free movie series at Penn’s Landing in July and August
Every Thursday night in July and August, a different film will be screened outdoors on a big screen at Penn’s Landing. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy a great summer treat!View More
A holiday lighting celebration unlike any other in town
The Seaport Parade of Lights features both pleasure boats and working vessels decked out in fabulous decorations and lights. Before the parade, head to the Independence Seaport Museum, which is hosting the parade, for holiday activities and festivities.View More