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Events in Philadelphia
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.
July 4View More
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.
Free screening of iconic film at its famous location
July 1View More
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.
Philadelphia celebrates its beer-drinking roots with a week-long festival
May 29 – June 7View 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
Friday, October 9, 2015View More
Now in its sixth 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
Through December 22, 2015 (select dates)View More
Performing both delightful seasonal classics and glorious gospel music, the Philly Pops Christmas Spectacular is a marvelous way for the whole family to enjoy the holidays together.
FREE patriotic concert in front of Independence Hall
July 3View More
The Philly Pops! return to celebrate America’s birthday with POPS! On Independence, a FREE patriotic concert at Independence Hall.
Technology, innovation and good times
April 28- May 7, 2016View More
Philly Tech Week celebrates technology and innovation in the region by bringing together some of the best and brightest tech minds in the city for events ranging from panels and conferences to gaming-themed events and cocktail parties.
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 15-day “Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA), the 2016 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
May 16View More
Plazapalooza, Graduate Hospital’s alfresco festival, returns to Grays Ferry Triangle on May 16 with beer, live music, family fun, food and more.
Local artists take you behind-the-scenes of their work
Ever wonder what an artist’s studio really looks like? The 11th annual Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST) allows everyone a chance to see for themselves. For two weekends in October, artists around the city open their studios to curious visitors, inviting them to talk, check out how they work, and buy artwork if they’re interested.View More
Philadelphia’s annual walk of Gay Pride
June 12, 2016View More
Held every year in June during Nation Gay Pride Month, the LGBT Pride Parade and Festival brings more than 25,000 participators to Philadelphia for a march down Broad Street and a party at Penn’s Landing.
Cinematic reflections of the gay and lesbian experience
QFest is the nation’s third-largest event of its kind, attracting international cineastes for two weeks of film and flat-out partying throughout mid-July.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
August 6 – 8View More
Celebrate the traditions, foods and crafts of the Pennsylvania Dutch at Pennsylvania Dutch Festival at the historic Reading Terminal Market.
Head to an urban farm, complete with fall treats and a real tractor
Saturday, October 17View More
Reading Terminal Market is undoubtedly one of the best places to savor the bounty of fall, and on October 17, 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 3, 2015View More
Revolutionary Germantown Festival celebrates the rich history of the Germantown neighborhood 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 21, 2016View 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
September 18-20, 2015View More
Now in its 84th year, the Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show has the long-running distinction of being the nation’s oldest outdoor original artwork show.
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
September 19-20, 2015View More
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.
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
Wander the streets of Powelton
A play on the “First Friday” art event that takes over Old City each month, Powelton’s Second Friday is a regular community-building event that places the spotlight on a lineup local artists, restaurants and entertainers.View More
Art exhibition highlighting endangered species with unconventional materials
Through October 31, 2015View More
The Philadelphia Zoo is getting a few rare additions in 2015. A dozen artists from around the world are creating ingenious and larger-than-life sculptures of endangered animals using recycled, reusued and repurposed materials for Second Nature: Junk Rethunk.
Taking place on the Second Saturday of every month, this collective East Passyunk effort sees businesses offering special discounts, events and gatherings to encourage neighborhood involvement and fun.View More