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Philadelphia has a particular penchant for the performing and visual arts. From the city’s authentic jazz clubs to the oldest art museum in the county to the storied Avenue of the Arts, the region’s creative side expresses itself through hundreds of music venues, art galleries and theaters.
A day of discounts, giveaways, entertainment and free admission to museums
September 11, 2016View More
Philadelphia welcomes back college students during Campus Philly CollegeFest, a day of discounts, giveaways, entertainment and free admission to museums.
Most affordable festival returns to West Philadelphia
October 8, 2016View More
The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll is returning this year for an evening of live music and $1 deals.
Sip, savor and stroll along Germantown Avenue
September 2016View More
Sip, savor and stroll your way through Mt. Airy during Street Fare, an evening of food and fun along Germantown Avenue.
Multiple beer tents, traditional eats, live music and more
Fishtown’s popular beer garden Frankford Hall teams up with neighbor Fette Sau to host one of the city’s largest Oktoberfest celebrations with a day-long block party on Frankford Avenue.View More
A hub of family-friendly activity throughout the year
The Delaware River Waterfront, just a short walk from Old City and Historic Philadelphia, hosts family-friendly attractions and events all year long.View More
Honoring real-life heroes and our heritage of freedom
Liberty comes to life at the National Liberty Museum in Historic Philadelphia. Discover the story real life heroes, including Jackie Robinson, Nelson Mandela, Jim Henson and 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, at the museum’s interactive exhibitions and inspirational galleries.View More
City-wide celebration of though-provoking progressive performing arts
September 9-24, 2016View More
For fans of new and experimental theater, the Fringe Festival presented by FringeArts features hundreds of must-see performances each September.
Major works in the country’s most historic opera house
Philadelphia’s only producer of grand opera, the Opera Philadelphia is home to some of the industry’s brightest singers, composers, directors and conductors.View More
An exciting weekend of music, food and fun on the grassy hills of Old Poole Farm
August 18-21, 2016View More
The hills of Schwenksville, Pennsylvania come alive every summer with the sound of folk music during the long-running Philadelphia Folk Festival at Old Poole Farm near Schwenksville, Pennsylvania.
Free monthly outdoor concerts in University City
University City District ups the cool factor to combat the summer heat with the return of the 40th Street Summer Series, free outdoor concerts on the last Saturdays of June, July, August and September.View More
Contemporary performance space for live entertainment and film
Home to the Philadelphia Film Society, the Prince Theater is a contemporary performing arts venue in the heart of Center City featuring live performances and film screenings.View More
Home of independent cinema in Rittenhouse Square
Run by the Philadelphia Film Society, the PFS Roxy Theater brings top independent cinema to Rittenhouse Square.View More
Labor Day weekend festival on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway returns for its fourth year
September 3-4, 2016View More
The Budweiser Made In America Festival, a massive musical celebration that takes over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Labor Day weekend, is set to return in 2016.
Outdoor concerts on the Delaware River Waterfront all summer long
All summer long, Penn’s Landing is home to exciting live music on the Delaware River Waterfront.View More
A free movie series at Penn’s Landing in July and August
Thursdays in July and August 2016View More
Every Thursday night in July and August, a different film will be screened outdoors on a big screen at Penn’s Landing. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy a great summer treat!