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Attraction Name Price Neighborhood
Independence After Hours

A sneak peek at Philadelphia’s history

1 N Independence Mall W.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic Philadelphia District, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
PIFA Street Fair

Live entertainment, performers, food and more in the middle of Broad Street

Broad Street
Between Chestnut and Lombard

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Avenue of the Arts, Market East / Convention Center, Rittenhouse Square
Art for the Cash Poor

Annual affordable artwork sale and festival from InLiquid

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

Neighborhoods: Fishtown
Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby and Arts Festival

Eccentric design competition and community arts festival featuring human-powered floats

Trenton Avenue and Norris Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125

Neighborhoods: Fishtown
Philadelphia International Cycling Classic

World-famous bike race highlighting the famous Manayunk Wall

Lyceum Ave. and Pechin St.
Philadelphia, PA 19128

Neighborhoods: North West, Manayunk
Bloomsday in Philadelphia

A weeklong celebration of James Joyce’s Ulysses

2008-2010 Delancey Place Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Rittenhouse Square
XPoNential Music Festival

Three amazing days filled with music from both local and national performers

2 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ 08103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Penn's Landing / Delaware River Waterfront
The Roots Picnic

A day of incredible music at Penn’s Landing

601 N. Christopher Columbus Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19123

Neighborhoods:
Center City Jazz Festival

Day-long celebration of jazz in Philadelphia

Various locations

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Midtown Village
PECO Multicultural Series
at Penn’s Landing

Lively festivals that celebrate the city’s diversity all summer long

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

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Penn's Landing / Delaware River Waterfront, Old City, Society Hill
Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show

“Circle the Square” with fine art

18th and Walnut Streets
Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Rittenhouse Square
Open Source:
Engaging Audiences in Public Space

Mural Arts Program presents groundbreaking outdoor exhibition in Philadelphia

128 N. Broad Street PAFA, Hamilton Building (Side entrance) Philadelphia, PA 19102

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Philadelphia Book Festival

Celebration of the joy of reading

1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods:
Philadelphia CineFest

Philadelphia’s celebration of global filmmaking

1412 Chestnut Street
(Locations Vary)
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia
Victorian Christmas Celebration at Pennypacker Mills

Step back into the past for the holidays

5 Haldeman Road Schwenksville, PA 19473

Neighborhoods:

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