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The art of fielding
A beautiful green area situated between Penn’s campus and the Schuylkill River waterfront, Penn Park features open space and recreational facilities available to the public from 6 a.m. to midnight.View More
Historic spot of peace along the Delaware River
According to legend, Pennsylvania founder William Penn signed his treaty of peace with the local Lenape tribe under an elm tree just off the Delaware River in 1683.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
From common objects come masterpieces of artistic expression
October 7-9, 2016View More
For the third year in a row, the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen will present the Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair, a vibrant and festive event celebrates the work of the innovative craftspeople who take everyday, functional items and transform them into masterpieces of artistic expression that still remain useful.
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
The festival returns to Philadelphia for year two
May 9 – June 11, 2017View More
Look forward to a 200-foot glowing dragon, brand-new lanterns, a nightly beer garden and more at the return of the Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square.
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
August 17-20, 2017View 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.
Honey happy hour, food trucks, mead-making and more
September 9-11, 2016View 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.
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
World-famous bike race highlighting the famous Manayunk Wall
Sunday, June 5, 2016View More
Professional and amateur cyclists alike will have the opportunity to tackle the infamous “Manayunk Wall” during the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic.
A colorful celebration of an ancient Chinese tradition
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.View More
The world’s largest National Coming Out Day festival
October 8, 2017View More
Outfest, the largest National Coming Out Day event in the nation, returns to celebrate Philadelphia’s LGBT history and LGBT community for its 26th year in 2016.
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 at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing
Saturday, April 30, 2016View More
The FREE Science Carnival at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing features a ton of family-friendly activities, hands-on experiments, live performances, educator opportunities and explosive visuals from more than 150 partnering exhibitors.
Proving the theory that science is fun for six years in a row!
April 21-29, 2017View More
The Philadelphia Science Festival (PSF) returns for its sixth 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
Saturday, July 16, 2016View More
Once-a-year, the Philadelphia Zoo opens its gates after-hours for an adults-only celebration featuring local beer, live music and delicious food.
Free screening of iconic film at its famous location
Wednesday, June 29, 2016View More
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.
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
FREE patriotic concert in front of Independence Hall
Sunday, July 3, 2016View More
The Philly Pops! return to celebrate America’s birthday with POPS! On Independence, a FREE patriotic concert at Independence Hall.
Day-long celebration of the city’s signature eats at Citizen Bank Park
September 23, 2017View More
Held at Citizens Bank Park, home to the Philadelphia Phillies, Philly’s Cheesesteak & Food Fest 2016 will celebrate the city’s signature foods.
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
Two temporary outdoor escapes with food, beer and more
Spring 2017 (TBA)View More
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s annual Pop Up Gardens are back, transforming two outdoor areas into a gorgeous, landscaped community spaces.