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Attraction Name Price Neighborhood
Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography

Philadelphia Museum of Art hosts first major retrospective of the American photographer in nearly five decades

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square
Fishtown RiverCity Festival

Annual riverside celebration of the Fishtown neighborhood

1341 N. Delaware Ave Philadelphia, PA 19125

Neighborhoods: Fishtown
Mt. Airy Street Fare

Sip, savor and stroll along Germantown Avenue

Mt. Airy and Germantown Avenues
Philadelphia, PA 19119

Neighborhoods: North West, Mt. Airy
Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll

Most affordable festival returns to West Philadelphia

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

Neighborhoods: University City
First Friday

Monthly open house for galleries in Philadelphia

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

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Old City
DesignPhiladelphia

Philadelphia’s city-wide celebration of design and innovation

(Multiple Locations)
320 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, South Philadelphia, West
Autumn’s Colors and Chrysanthemum Festival at Longwood Gardens

Celebrate fall with chrysanthemums, music and more

1001 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, PA 19348

Neighborhoods:
Go West! Craft Fest

Craft local

4000 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods:
Feria del Barrio

30th anniversary of one of Philly’s largest celebrations of Latino music and culture

2721 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133

Neighborhoods: North Philadelphia, Northeast Philadelphia
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
David Lynch: The Unified Field at PAFA

First major U.S. art exhibition for the renowned filmmaker

118-128 N. Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19102

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Avenue of the Arts, Market East / Convention Center
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
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
Summer Concert Series
at Penn’s Landing

Outdoor concerts on the Delaware River Waterfront 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, Society Hill
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
Making A Classic Modern:
Frank Gehry’s Master Plan for
the Philadelphia Museum of Art

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

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130

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
Lancaster Avenue Jazz and Arts Festival

The 8th annual celebration of music in Powelton Village

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

Neighborhoods:
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
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: Center City Philadelphia, Penn's Landing / Delaware River Waterfront, Old City, Society Hill
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
The Awesome Fest

8 weeks of free outdoor movie screenings in parks across the city

2601 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square, University City
Philly POPS! On Independence 2014

One of Philadelphia’s most popular July 4th traditions moves to the Kimmel Center this year

Broad and Spruce streets Philadelphia, PA 19102

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Avenue of the Arts, Rittenhouse Square, Washington Square West
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
The World Is an Apple:
The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne

Premiere exhibition at the Barnes Foundation

2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square
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
Bloomsday at the Rosenbach

A daylong celebration of James Joyce’s Ulysses

2008-2010 Delancey Place Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Rittenhouse Square
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
Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby

At the races

Trenton Avenue and Norris Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125

Neighborhoods: Fishtown
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