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The world’s oldest relay meet, held annually at the University of Pennsylvania
April 27-29, 2017View More
The Penn Relay Carnival is now in its 123rd year and is the world’s first and most widely recognized relay meet. More than 100,000 spectators attend the annual racing event to see the world’s top track athletes compete at Franklin Field.
Massive outdoor street party to celebrate the season
May 6, 2017View More
Get outside and celebrate the season during the fourth annual South Street Spring Festival. Held on the first weekend in May, the FREE outdoor festival brings thousands to South Street for a day of food, music and family-friendly fun.
One of the largest and most longstanding African-American street festivals in the nation
Sunday, June 11, 2017View 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.
Technology, innovation and good times
April 28 – May 6, 2017View 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.
Ultra-luxury hotel suites and apartment residences
Located in the heart of Philadelphia’s innovation and business district, AKA University City offers ultra luxury hotel suites and apartment residences on the upper floors of Cira Centre South’s vertical neighborhood.View More
The largest municipal building in the country and the finest example of the Second Empire style
City Hall is the largest municipal building in the United States, containing over 14.5 acres of floor space. It is an architectural treasure inside and out.View More
A spring celebration of the culture, craft and cuisine of Japan
April 1-9, 2017View More
Whether it’s enjoying the fragile pink blossoms of 1,000 cherry trees, listening to the thundering beat of a giant Taiko drum, creating origami masterpieces or honing your sushi-making skills, the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia is the place to celebrate all things Japanese.
The world’s largest indoor flower show
March 11-19, 2017View More
An annual blockbuster event, the Philadelphia Flower Show attracts more than 260,000 people to the Pennsylvania Convention Center for impressive large-scale gardens, landscapes and floral creations.
Monthly open house for galleries in Philadelphia
First Friday of every monthView More
Want proof of Philadelphia’s happening art scene? On the first Friday evening of every month the streets fill with art lovers of all kinds who wander among the neighborhood’s 40-plus galleries, most of them open from 5 until 9 p.m.
Experience a taste of Colonial tavern life
Select dates in January 2017View More
The over-21 set can sing along to 18th-century drinking songs, enjoy stories of the drinking traditions of Colonial times and sample drinks and snacks as they ramble through Historic Philadelphia with a Colonial guide.
Toasts and wine-learning events at venues all around town
March 19-26, 2017View More
Philly Wine Week returns for its fourth year of wine-centric events, parties and specials at over 50 participating venues throughout Philadelphia during an eight day span of libations.
Philadelphia’s long-standing celebration of everything Irish
March 12, 2017View More
A Philadelphia tradition since 1771, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade — one of the oldest parades in the country — is a celebration not to be missed. Join thousands of spectators on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on the Sunday prior to St. Patrick’s Day.
More than 100 restaurants offering three-course meals for $20-35
January 22-27, 2017 and January 29 – February 3, 2017View More
Center City District Restaurant Week welcomes diners with delicious, budget conscious meals at as many as 120 restaurants for $20-35.
Philadelphia’s tallest building is also one of the country’s greenest
Standing at a robust 975 feet tall, the Comcast Center is the tallest building in Philadelphia (at least until the Comcast Technology Center opens in early 2018). And with its ambitious incorporation of eco-friendly technologies, it’s also the tallest “green” building in the country.View More
An exhibition exploring the impact of imprisonment in the U.S.
Now openView More
Eastern State Penitentiary presents a three-year-long exhibition exploring the purpose and effectiveness of our country’s prison system.