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Attraction Name Price Neighborhood
Philly Photo Day

Grab a camera and take a picture in the city

Philadelphia Photo Arts Center
1400 N. American Street #103
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Neighborhoods: Northern Liberties
Adventure Aquarium’s
Christmas Celebration

Feel the magic of the holiday season at Adventure Aquarium in Camden

1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ 08103

Neighborhoods:
Manayunk Arts Festival

One of the largest outdoor arts festivals in the region celebrates 25 years

Main Street and Levering Street
(Festival is along Main Street from Carson to Shurs Lane)
Philadelphia, PA 19127

Neighborhoods: North West, Manayunk
Caribbean Festival

The sights and sounds of the Caribbean converge on Penn’s Landing

121 N. Columbus Boulevard
The Great Plaza at Penn's Landing
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Penn's Landing / Delaware River Waterfront, Old City
Philly @ The Movies:
Rocky at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Free screening of iconic film at its famous location

2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square
Bastille Day Festival
at Eastern State Penitentiary

Wigs are welcome at this day-long reenactment of the French Revolution

2124 Fairmount Avenue
Eastern State Penitentiary
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Fairmount
Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll

Most affordable festival returns to West Philadelphia

Baltimore Avenue from 43rd to 50th Street
Philadelphia, PA

Neighborhoods: University City
Celebration of Black Arts

One of the oldest African-American literary events in the country

628 S. 16th Street Philadelphia, PA 19146

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Graduate Hospital
Lancaster Avenue Jazz and Arts Festival

The 9th annual celebration of music in Powelton Village

39th Street and E. Powelton Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19104

Neighborhoods:
Center City District Sips

Happiest hours all summer long

Locations vary
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Avenue of the Arts, Center City East, Center City West, Rittenhouse Square
The Awesome Fest

Free, off-beat outdoor movie screenings in Northern Liberties

Liberty Lands Park
926 N American St.
Philadelphia, PA 19123

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square, University City
Philadelphia Folk Festival

An exciting weekend of music, food and fun on the grassy hills of Old Poole Farm

1323 Salford Station Road
Schwenksville, PA 19473

Neighborhoods:
Bug Fest at the
Academy of Natural Sciences

Weekend celebration of the creepy, crawly world of insects

1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square
BlackStar Film Festival

Showcase of innovative and genre-defying cinema

3701 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, University City
Philly POPS! On Independence 2015

FREE patriotic concert in front of Independence Hall

6th and Market Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Avenue of the Arts, Rittenhouse Square, Washington Square West
Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

Philly honors Asian American films and filmmakers

3701 Chestnut Street
Ibrahim Library at the International House
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Neighborhoods: University City, West
Longwood Gardens Christmas

Dazzling lights highlight this incredible holiday celebration

1001 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, PA 19348

Neighborhoods:
Mt. Airy Street Fare

Sip, savor and stroll along Germantown Avenue

Mt. Airy and Germantown Avenues
Philadelphia, PA 19119

Neighborhoods: North West, Mt. Airy
Making A Classic Modern:
Frank Gehry’s Master Plan for
the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Learn more about the major renovation and expansion the for city’s iconic structure

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square
Penn’s Landing

A hub of family-friendly activity throughout the year

101 Columbus Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Penn's Landing / Delaware River Waterfront, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Old City, Society Hill
Art in the Open

Experience the creation of art along the Schuylkill River

Schuylkill Banks
Philadelphia, PA

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Rittenhouse Square, North Philadelphia, Fairmount Park
Dinosaurs Unearthed at the
Academy of Natural Sciences

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

1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square
Philadelphia International Children’s Festival

A family-friendly theatrical extravaganza in University City

3680 Walnut Street
Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Neighborhoods: University City, West, West Philly
Yinka Shonibare MBE: Magic Ladders
at the Barnes Foundation

Groundbreaking new exhibition examining history, race, slavery and commerce

2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square
KAWS @ PAFA

Influential pop artist transforms Historic Landmark Building

128 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Avenue of the Arts, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square
Barbara Chase-Riboud : The Malcolm X Steles

Massive works inspired by Malcolm X from Philadelphia-born artist

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square
Tides of Freedom
African Presence on the Delaware River

Compelling new exhibition at the Independence Seaport Museum

211 S. Columbus Blvd Philadelphia, PA, 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Penn's Landing / Delaware River Waterfront, Society Hill
Make Music Philly

Daylong “do it yourself” music festival across the city

Various locations around the city

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia
Hidden City Festival

Contemporary art in forgotten city sites

1315 Walnut Street Suite 320 Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, University City
Fishtown Shadfest

Just keep swimming

E. Columbia Avenue and Beach Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Fishtown
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