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  • Center City District Sips

    Happiest hours all summer long

    Independence Beer Garden is just one of 90 bars and restaurants participating in Center City Sips.

    Through September 2, 2015
    Happy hour is more joyful in the summer thanks to Center City District Sips, when over 90 bars and restaurants offer discounted drinks and appetizers every Wednesday evening.

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  • Center City Jazz Festival

    Day-long celebration of jazz in Philadelphia

    Center City Jazz Festival offers a day-long spring feast of hot riffs and cool jams from over 20 bands at five different venues, including TIME Restaurant.

    April 30, 2016
    Spend the day relaxing with live jazz during the fifth annual Center City Jazz Festival. Part of Jazz Appreciation Month, the day-long festival features 20 bands performing at five Center City venues.

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  • Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American

    Celebrating America’s pastime at the National Museum of American Jewish History

    Hank Greenburg hits a third inning homerun on April 29, 1947.

    Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American at the National Museum of American Jewish History is the first large-scale exhibition to weave together the history of baseball with the story of immigration and integration into American life.

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  • Chestnut Hill Fall For The Arts Festival

    A picturesque fall festival of food, art, music and more

    Each year, Chestnut Hill welcomes autumn with the Chestnut Hill Fall for the Arts Festival, a Sunday full of art, music, great food, boutique shopping and family fun.

    Sunday, October 4, 2015
    Each year, Chestnut Hill welcomes autumn with the Chestnut Hill Fall for the Arts Festival, a Sunday full of art, music, great food, boutique shopping and family fun.

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  • Chinatown Night Market Yè Shì

    A food truck festival with more than 50 vendors

    Chinatown’s first-ever Night Market Yè Shì hits the city this October.

    Thursday, October 8, 2015
    Chinatown’s first-ever Night Market Yè Shì, a nighttime food festival inspired by The Food Trust’s popular events that bring top food trucks and entertainment to rotating neighborhoods every summer and fall, hits the city this October.

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  • Christmas In Peddler’s Village

    Celebrate the holiday season at Peddler’s Village

    Good times for the whole family at Peddler's Village

    November 20, 2015 – January 2, 2016
    Visit Peddler’s Village in beautiful Bucks County to celebrate the holidays! With more than 70 specialty shops — perfect for your holiday shopping — and eight restaurants, you will love the Village’s charm and beautiful, festive decorations.

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  • Christmas Tree Lighting in Rittenhouse Square

    Illuminating Rittenhouse Square for the holidays

    The holiday lights of Rittenhouse Square

    December 3
    Over 5,000 holiday lights and Philadelphia’s largest Christmas Tree turn Rittenhouse Square one of Center City’s most festive public spaces for the holidays.

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  • City Hall Holiday Lighting Spectacular

    Philadelphia’s official kick-off to the holiday season

    City Hall Lighting Spectacular

    The dramatic City Hall Lighting Spectacular on December 2 will feature a dazzling display of holiday lights projected directly on the building — and the lighting of the City Hall holiday tree.

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  • Clark Park Music and Arts Festival

    A free community celebration in West Philadelphia

    Celebrate music and the arts in Clark Park.

    September 19, 2015
    A West Philadelphia tradition for more than 40 years, the Clark Park Music and Arts Festival is a free, day-long community celebration held every summer and fall.

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  • Clover Market

    An upscale vintage and antiques bazaar

    Shoppers at the Clover Market can browse and buy from more than 100 high-end vendors peddling art, antiques, vintage and handmade goods.

    January 30-31, 2016
    The Clover Market attracts shoppers from all over to its beautifully displayed tents of vintage goods and artisan wares.

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  • Concerts in the Park – Rittenhouse Square Summer Concert Series

    The series celebrates 24 years in 2014

    Rock out in Rittenhouse Square during the 24th annual “Concerts in the Park” series, sponsored by Philadelphia Weekly. The free concert series attracts thousands with live music from reputable local and national bands spanning musical genres from jazz to rock, country to R&B.

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  • Concerts Under the Stars

    The stars of folk music shine every summer in King of Prussia

    Concerts Under the Stars

    Concerts Under The Stars sure sounds romantic, and this long-running outdoor concert series does have its share of romantic folksingers.

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  • Constitution Day

    Celebrate with special events and free admission to the Constitution Center

    Admission to the National Constitution Center is free on Constitution Day.

    Saturday, September 17, 2016
    Constitution Day, held at the Constitution Center in Old City, features special events, educational activities, timely constitutional conversations with federal judges and an inspiring naturalization ceremony.

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  • Day of The Dead Festival and Parade

    Celebrate Día de Muertos with South Street and The Magic Gardens

    The South Street neighborhood and Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens team up to celebrate Day of the Dead, or Día de Muertos, with a parade and festival on Sunday, November 2.

    November 2
    The South Street neighborhood and Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens team up to celebrate Day of the Dead, or Día de Muertos, with a parade and festival on Sunday, November 2.

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  • DesignPhiladelphia

    Philadelphia’s city-wide celebration of design and innovation

    The Design Philadelphia logo

    October 6-14, 2016
    Every fall, the city celebrates the historic role of design in the region while showcasing the innovation yet to come during DesignPhiladelphia.

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  • Devon Horse Show and Country Fair

    The oldest and largest outdoor multi-breed horse competition in the United States

    The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, a 10-day event, attracts horse lovers from around the world.

    May 26 – June 5, 2016
    Since 1896, the Devon Horse Show has celebrated and showcased equestrians, and what began as a one-day show is now the oldest and largest multi-breed, outdoor equine show in the country.

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  • Dining Out For Life

    Dine Out, Fight AIDS

    Amada is one of more than 200 restaurants giving back during the 25th annual Dining Out for Life benefiting those suffering from HIV and AIDS.

    April 14, 2016
    Nearly 200 restaurants are giving back during the 26th annual Dining Out for Life. During the special evening, participating restaurants will donate one-third of the cost of your meal to the fight against HIV and AIDS.

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  • Dining Under the Stars

    Stroll, shop and dine every Wednesday in Media

    Stroll, shop and dine on State Street in Media during Dining Under the Stars.

    Every Wednesday through September 2016
    Enjoy an alfresco evening on State Street in Media throughout the summer during Dining Under the Stars.

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  • Dinosaurs Unearthed at the
    Academy of Natural Sciences

    Come face-to-face with full-size, moving dinosaurs

    Dinosaur Hall at the Academy of Natural Sciences

    Dinosaurs Unearthed brings a stampede of life-size, roaring, moving, animatronic dinosaurs to the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University for an incredible family-friendly experience.

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  • Dog Days of Summer Cook-Off

    A hot summer festival focusing on a summer classic

    The Shambles at Headhouse Square house a hot summer festival focused on the summer classic — hot dogs — on Saturday, July 18.

    July 18
    Some of the area’s top restaurants and food trucks compete for the title of Top Grill Master during the Dog Days of Summer Cook-Off. And the medium of choice: hot dogs.

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  • Dollar Days on the Avenue

    Explore Brewerytown and Girard Ave. for a steal

    Local Brewerytown businesses will be selling goodies for $1, $3 and $5 on four Thursdays this summer.

    Dollar Days on the Avenue finds businesses along the West Girard Avenue business corridor selling items for $1, $3 and $5 on four Thursday evenings throughout the summer.

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  • Downingtown Fall Fest

    Seasonal celebration of food, craft beer, shopping and live music

    Sunday, September 27, 2015
    The fifth-annual Downingtown Fall Fest welcomes more than 5,000 guests for a day of live music, great food, shopping and craft beer from Victory Brewing Company.

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  • Doylestown Arts Festival

    Vendors, music and more

    Every September, along the streets of downtown Doylestown in Bucks County, exhibitors set up shop for a festival of handmade goods galore at the annual Doylestown Arts Festival.

    September 12-13, 2015
    Every September, along the streets of downtown Doylestown in Bucks County, exhibitors set up shop for a festival of handmade goods galore at the annual Doylestown Arts Festival.

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  • East Passyunk Car Show
    & Street Festival

    South Philly, start your engines

    The East Passyunk Car Show & Street Festivalbrings together revelers, food, music and classic American muscle cars.

    July 26
    A true shoutout to South Philly’s sock-hoppin’ heritage, this annual fam-friendly summer event brings together revelers, food, music and some of the hottest classic American cars you’ve ever seen.

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  • East Passyunk Restaurant Week

    Eat and explore East Passyunk’s fantastic dining scene

    Now's your chance to get to Noord, one of 24 restaurants participating in East Passyunk Restaurant Week.

    February 21-27, 2016
    East Passyunk Restaurant Week is the perfect opportunity to explore the fantastic dining scene in one of Philadelphia’s most popular neighborhoods.

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  • Equality Forum

    The global LGBT event returns to Philadelphia for its 22nd anniversary

    SundayOut! at the Piazza at Schmidts in 2013

    The global LGBT event comes to Philadelphia, featuring more than 20 programs, parties and more

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  • Fancy Brigade Finale and MummersFest

    Head indoors to see the Mummers strut at the Pennsylvania Convention Center

    Mummers Fancy Brigade Finale at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

    January 1
    A spectacular Philadelphia’s New Year’s Day tradition heads indoors during the Mummers Fancy Brigade Finale at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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  • FEASTIVAL

    Evening of performing arts and food from Philadelphia’s top restaurants

    Great food and performaning arts join forces for FEASTIVAL

    September 17, 2015
    Returning for its sixth year, FEASTIVAL, is an evening of spectacular food and incredible performance in support of FringeArts.

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  • Feria del Barrio

    31st anniversary of one of Philly’s largest celebrations of Latino music and culture

    The annual Feria del Barrio is one of Philadelphia’s largest celebrations of Latino music and culture.

    September 13, 2015
    The annual Feria del Barrio is one of Philadelphia’s largest celebrations of Latino music and culture, bringing together thousands of residents to celebrate 30 years of arts, education and community. The free, family-friendly day is filled with performances, crafts, games and other activities.

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  • Festival of Fountains
    at Longwood Gardens

    Thousands of sparkling fountains dance before your eyes

    Longwood’s signature Main Fountain Garden

    Longwood Gardens demonstrates its role as a cultural center for the performing arts during its annual Festival of Fountains. Throughout the spring and summer, the Gardens come alive with music, special performances and fantastic fountain displays.

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