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Part of a 3.5 million acre greenway extending from south-central Pennsylvania to the Northwest corner of Connecticut.
Part of a 3.5 million acre greenway extending from south-central Pennsylvania to the Northwestern corner of Connecticut.View More
An environmental education center and a dedicated bird sanctuary since 1958
An environmental education center and a dedicated bird sanctuary since 1958.View More
A beautiful cousin to Philadelphia’s famous Wissahickon Gorge
A beautiful cousin to Philadelphia’s famous Wissahickon Gorge.View More
More than 700 acres of natural meadows and woodlands
More than 700 acres of natural meadows and woodlandsView More
A 20-mile multi-use path from Valley Forge Park to Green Lane
Trace the route of the old Perkiomen Railroad from Valley Forge Park to Green Lane on a 20-mile trail that starts from its junction with the Schuylkill River Trail, through the lush valley of the Perkiomen Creek to Green Lane Park, the county’s largest park.View More
One of the world’s elite racing teams
One of the world’s elite racing teamsView More
An exciting weekend of music, food and fun on the grassy hills of Old Poole Farm
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.View More
Honey happy hour, food trucks, mead-making and more
Presented by the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild, the Philadelphia Honey Festival is bigger than ever this year with three days of bee-related activities at three locations across the city.View More
10th anniversary of the weekend long triathlon festival
The Philadelphia Insurance Triathlon is a big deal in the multi-sport world, becoming a top-rated, sell-out event.View More
The Gateway to Philadelphia and The Countryside®
Philadelphia International Airport is located just seven miles from downtown Philadelphia with easy access via taxi, train, limousine and shuttle services.View More
A colorful celebration of an ancient Chinese tradition
Saturday, October 4View More
Stroll up Kelly Drive along the Schuylkill River for an unusually colorful and dramatic regatta, the Philadelphia Dragon Boat Festival, Philadelphia’s annual celebration of an ancient Chinese tradition.
Free performances from the world-renowned ensemble
An annual “thank you” from the Philadelphia Orchestra to the people of Philadelphia.View More
13.1-mile race followed by a free concert
The Philadelphia Rock ‘n’ Roll Half-Marathon returns in September, bringing together fitness and music as runners head down the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and along the Schuylkill River before taking in a free concert at Eakins Oval.View More
Run a few miles in their shoes
Started by two hometown runners, this shop carries shoes, apparel and accessories to maximize running and walking performance. Center City and suburban locations extend the running mindset.View More
A blowout block party on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
May 2View More
The free, family-friendly Science Festival on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway features more than 175 exhibitors and features interactive experiments and activities, live entertainment, food, games and much more.
Prove the theory science is fun!
April 24 – May 2View More
The Philadelphia Science Festival (PSF) returns for its fifth year of scientific celebrations with nine days of events at restaurants, museums, libraries, galleries and outdoor spaces.
Not just a race — it’s a celebration of incredible women doing incredible things
This USATF-certified race is designed by women for women and emphasizes health, wellness, camaraderie and competition.
The course follows the eight-mile loop that starts at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and continues up Kelly Drive, over the Falls River Bridge and down the western side of the river on Martin Luther King Drive (formerly West River Drive).View More
An evening of craft beer, food and fun at the zoo
Once-a-year, the Philadelphia Zoo opens its gates after-hours for an adults-only celebration featuring local beer, live music and delicious food.View More
The exciting end to Philadelphia’s celebration of America’s birthday.
The Benjamin Franklin Parkway hosts the “Largest Free Outdoor Concert” in the country on July 4th with great food, fun and entertainment all day long.View More
Free screening of iconic film at its famous location
An annual summer tradition, grab a seat on the famous steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art for a free screening of the iconic Philadelphia-film Rocky during Philly @ The Movies.View More
Glide around the city’s popular attractions
Explore popular city attractions and neighborhoods with a Philadelphia by Segway tour. Choose from one- and two-hour rides and glide past attractions in Historic Philadelphia, Center City, South Philadelphia Italian Market, the Museum District and more.View More
One of Philadelphia’s most popular July 4th traditions moves to the Kimmel Center this year
Join Larry Blank and the Philly POPS! at the Kimmel Center for a patriotic celebration in honor of America’s birthday.View More
Capture the perfect image during a three-hour walking tour of the city
Learn how to get the perfect photo of the city with Photography Tours of Philadelphia.View More
Celebrate the autumn harvest with a day of family fun at the Navy Yard
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society welcomes the fall season during the annual PHS Fall Festival at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.View More
A temporary outdoor escape, at 15th and South Streets, with food, beer and more
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s annual Pop Up Garden returns for its fourth year, transforming a forgotten outdoor area into a gorgeous, landscaped community space.View More
Everyday is a good day for a picnic
Specializing in gourmet prepared foods, this carryout cafe also offers both indoor and outdoor seating for onsite indulging in decadent desserts, hearty sandwiches and more. Most ingredients are seasonal and sourced locally.View More
A public fishing pier, picnic spot and nature oasis to open in mid-2015
Built as a place for passive recreation, Pier 68 will be an angler’s delight with a dedicated space for casting lines and built in fish-cleaning stations. Native trees and plants will provide shade in the picnic grove and a cutout in the pier surface will allow visitors to watch the tide rise and fall.View More
1950 by Carl Milles
From the Art Museum it’s just 1.5 miles to Carl Milles’s wonderful Playing Angels on Kelly Drive.View More
1943, cast 1953 by Jacques Lipchitz
In Lipchitz’s artistic version of the classic tale, he created an optimistic prediction of human victory over evil.View More
A full day of rowing, food and fun on the banks of the Schuylkill River
Test yourself against a deep field of hundreds of other master’s rowers at this annual rowing extravaganza, held on the famous Schuylkill River racecourse in Philadelphia.
Enter (or watch) as many races are you care to, but be prepared for a challenging 1,000-meter course, which starts at St. Joseph University’s Boathouse and finishes by the storied Fairmount Park Grandstands.View More