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- Philadelphia Science Festival
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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.
The exciting end to Philadelphia’s celebration of America’s birthday
July 4, 2017View More
The Benjamin Franklin Parkway hosts one of the largest free concerts in the country on July 4th with great food, fun and entertainment all day long followed by an amazing fireworks show over the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
The Gayborhood’s after-hours spot
An after-hours club in the heart of the Gayborhood, Voyeur showcases well-known DJs from around the country during events for gay guys and gals.View More
A sneak peek at Philadelphia’s history
May – October, 2017 (Select dates)View More
Prepare yourself for a V.I.P. night…Colonial style! Enjoy a delicious, three-course meal at historic City Tavern before heading out on an evening of adventure at Independence Hall.
Experience a taste of Colonial tavern life
Select Dates: May 25 – August 10, 2017 and November 16 – December 28, 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.
The festival returns to Philadelphia for year two
May 9 – June 11, 2017View More
Look forward to a 200-foot glowing dragon, brand-new lanterns, a nightly beer garden and more at the return of the Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square.
Nation’s only theme park based entirely on the award-winning television show, Sesame Street®
Opening Day: April 29, 2017View More
Sesame Place is the nation’s only theme park based entirely on the award-winning show Sesame Street®.
Perfect al fresco dining and nightlife on the Delaware River Waterfront
Opens April 20, 2017View More
One of Philadelphia’s most popular spring and summer hotspots, Morgan’s Pier is an oasis of craft beer, delicious food and incredible live music on the Delaware River Waterfront.
Proving the theory that science is fun for seven years in a row!
April 21-29, 2017View More
The Philadelphia Science Festival (PSF) returns for its seventh year of scientific celebrations with nine days of events at restaurants, museums, libraries, galleries and outdoor spaces.
An expansive collection of art and artifacts from the nation’s Revolutionary Period
Now OpenView More
The Museum of the American Revolution lay just steps from Independence Hall and in the heart of a city that served as the headquarters for the Revolution. Through immersive exhibitions and priceless artifacts, the museum traces the evolution of the colonies from the earliest days of unrest through a legendary war and the improbable victory that led to a new nation. Highlights include General Washington’s original headquarters tent, Revolutionary War weapons, centuries-old military documents and hundreds of other authentic objects.
The hammock-filled haven on the Delaware River
May 12 – October 1, 2017View More
Blockbuster waterfront attraction Spruce Street Harbor Park returns for its third year, bringing an ultimate hangout – and hammock-lounging – spot to the Delaware River Waterfront.
Cold beer and tasty food steps from Independence Mall
Opens April 24, 2017View More
Independence Beer Garden is an outdoor retreat overlooking the Liberty Bell Center and Independence National Historical Park that supplies America’s most historic square mile with a destination for casual alfresco eating, drinking and playing.
Hours of block-built family fun and LEGO exploration
Now OpenView More
A LEGO lover’s dream, LEGOLAND Discovery Center features a LEGO 4D Cinema, 10 themed play areas and more, inviting families to explore and create all sorts of block-built creations.
Philadelphia’s favorite street food festival coming to a neighborhood near you
May 11, 2017View 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.
Affordable accommodations in the heart of the city
The Best Western Plus Philadelphia Convention Center offers accessible accommodations and a great location in Center City.View More