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Attraction Name Price Neighborhood
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
Philly POPS! On Independence

One of Philadelphia’s most popular July 4th traditions

5th and Market Streets Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic Philadelphia
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
Make Music Philly

Daylong “do it yourself” music festival across the city

Various locations around the city

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia
Art for the Cash Poor

Annual affordable artwork sale and festival at InLiquid

Crane Arts Building 1400 N. American Street Philadelphia, PA 19122

Neighborhoods: Fishtown
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, Midtown Village, Center City West, Old City, Rittenhouse Square
Hidden City Festival

Contemporary art in forgotten city sites

1315 Walnut Street Suite 320 Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, North West, Germantown, University City
Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby

At the races

Trenton Avenue and Norris Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125

Neighborhoods: Fishtown
Fishtown Shadfest

Just keep swimming

E. Columbia Avenue and Beach Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Fishtown
BlackStar Film Festival

Showcase of innovative and genre-defying cinema

3701 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

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

Eastern State Penitentiary celebrates with a day-long party

2124 Fairmount Avenue
Eastern State Penitentiary
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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

Annual celebration of music in Powelton Village

39th Street and Powelton Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19104

Neighborhoods:
XPoNential Music Festival

Three amazing days filled with great music

Mickle Street at Riverside Drive Wiggins Waterfront Park and Marina Camden, NJ 08103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Penn's Landing / Delaware River Waterfront
Trenton Avenue Arts Festival

For the locals

Trenton and E. Susquehanna Avenues
Philadelphia, PA 19125

Neighborhoods: Fishtown
PIFA Street Fair

A Ferris Wheel, performers, food and more on the Avenue of the Arts

Broad Street
Between Chestnut and Lombard

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Avenue of the Arts
Philadelphia Book Festival

Celebration of the joy of reading

1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods:
Autumn’s Colors at Longwood Gardens

Celebrate fall with chrysanthemums, music and more

1001 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, PA 19348

Neighborhoods:
Screenings Under The Stars – Summer Movie Series at Penn’s Landing

A free movie series at Penn’s Landing in July and August

101 Columbus Boulevard
The Great Plaza at Penn's Landing
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods:
Manayunk Arts Festival

One of the largest outdoor arts festivals in the region

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

Neighborhoods: North West, Manayunk
Bloomsday at the Rosenbach

A daylong celebration of James Joyce’s Ulysses

2008-2010 Delancey Place Philadelphia, PA 19103 (215) 732-1600

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia CineFest

Philadelphia’s celebration of global filmmaking

1412 Chestnut Street
(Locations Vary)
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia
First Friday

Monthly open house for galleries in Philadelphia

230 Vine Street
And locations throughout Old City
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Old City
Victorian Christmas Celebration at Pennypacker Mills

Step back into the past for the holidays

5 Haldeman Road Schwenksville, PA 19473

Neighborhoods:
Radio One Music & Entertainment Conference

Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Chinatown / Convention Center / Market East
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
QFest

Cinematic reflections of the gay and lesbian experience

234 Market Street
And theaters throughout Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Old City
The Comcast Center

Philadelphia’s tallest building is also one of the country’s greenest

1701 John F. Kennedy Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19103

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

A week-long celebration of crafts, food, music and folk life

225 N. Whiteoak Street
Kutztown Fairgrounds
Kutztown, PA 19530

Neighborhoods:
Independence After Hours

A sneak peek at Philadelphia’s history after hours

3rd and Chestnut Streets
Independence Living History Center
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park
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