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The series celebrates 24 years in 2014
Rock out in Rittenhouse Square during the 24th annual “Concerts in the Park” series, sponsored by Philadelphia Weekly. The free concert series attracts thousands with live music from reputable local and national bands spanning musical genres from jazz to rock, country to R&B.View More
A lakeside oasis amid suburban Bucks County
A lakeside oasis amid suburban Bucks CountyView More
Cruise by historic New Hope aboard a Mississippi-style riverboat
Cruise by historic New Hope aboard a Mississippi-style riverboatView More
A historic winery nestled on the banks of the Perkiomen Creek
A historic winery nestled on the banks of the Perkiomen CreekView More
A family-owned vineyard dedicated to environmentally sustainable growing techniques
Technology meets tradition at this innovative family-owned vineyard, located on a 200-year-old estate in Bucks County less than a mile from the place where George Washington famously crossed the Delaware during the Revolutionary War. Vintner Tom Carroll, Jr. is committed to using progressive and environmentally healthy growing techniques, and seeks to produce handcrafted wines which embrace the region’s soil and climate.View More
A nature preserve composed of four 19th-century farms
A nature preserve composed of four 19th-century farmsView More
A bike shop with rentals in DoylestownView More
Celebrate Día de Muertos with South Street and The Magic Gardens
November 2View More
The South Street neighborhood and Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens team up to celebrate Day of the Dead, or Día de Muertos, with a parade and festival on Sunday, November 2.
A 165-mile trail connecting waterways, rails and trails along a historic railroad path
A 165-mile trail connecting waterways, rails and trails along a historic railroad pathView More
The only remaining continuously intact canal of the great towpath canal building era
Stroll through a stretch of American history at Delaware Canal State Park, a 60-mile linear park along the Delaware River from Easton to Bristol. Once trod by mule teams pulling cargo-laden boats along the canal, the towpath is used today by people looking for exercise and recreation.View More
Quiet place of reflection honoring the men and women of the armed forces
Pay tribute to veterans of the past, present and future at the beautiful Delaware County Veterans Memorial in Newtown Square.View More
Full, half-day and overnight fly fishing adventures on the Delaware River
Full, half-day and overnight fly fishing adventures on the Delaware River.View More
A leisurely float down the Delaware, with lunch along the way
A leisurely float down the Delaware, with lunch along the wayView More
170 acres of walking trails and rare habitats
170 acres of walking trails and rare habitatsView More
The oldest and largest outdoor multi-breed horse competition in the United States
May 21-31View More
Since 1896, the Devon Horse Show has celebrated and showcased equestrians, and what began as a one-day show is now the oldest and largest multi-breed, outdoor equine show in the country.
A neighborhood green space frequented by seasonal picnickers
Basketball courts, swing sets, a jungle gym and three acres of trees and green space define this neighborhood park. In the warmer months, residents come here for picnic lunches—easy, thanks to the availability of delicious food in the area—and a seasonal farmers’ market.View More
One of the city’s newest green public spaces
Now openView More
Located at the foot of City Hall, Dilworth Park has undergone a major — and awesome — transformation into a modern and welcoming outdoor space with new plantings, lawns, a programmable fountain, a cafe with outdoor seating and two iconic glass entrances to the underground concourse.
Stroll, shop and dine every Wednesday in Media
Every Wednesday through September 30, 2015View More
Enjoy an alfresco evening on State Street in Media throughout the summer during Dining Under the Stars.
A hot summer festival focusing on a summer classic
July 18View More
Some of the area’s top restaurants and food trucks compete for the title of Top Grill Master during the Dog Days of Summer Cook-Off. And the medium of choice: hot dogs.
Seasonal celebration of food, craft beer, shopping and live music
Sunday, September 27, 2015View More
The fifth-annual Downingtown Fall Fest welcomes more than 5,000 guests for a day of live music, great food, shopping and craft beer from Victory Brewing Company.
Vendors, music and more
September 12-13, 2015View More
Every September, along the streets of downtown Doylestown in Bucks County, exhibitors set up shop for a festival of handmade goods galore at the annual Doylestown Arts Festival.
Spectacular skyline views from the west side
Both Powelton residents and Drexel students flock to this 2.5-acre oasis for its walking paths, benches and open green space, where picnics, Frisbee games, reading and sunbathing are the main activities. And that view—it makes a typical day in the park visually stunning.View More
A Chester County working farm, vineyard, and animal sanctuary
A working farm and vineyard with roots that go all the way back to Portugal.View More
South Philly, start your engines
July 26View More
A true shoutout to South Philly’s sock-hoppin’ heritage, this annual fam-friendly summer event brings together revelers, food, music and some of the hottest classic American cars you’ve ever seen.
Philadelphia’s favorite locale for ultimate frisbee
Philadelphia’s favorite locale for ultimate frisbeeView More
Green space and natural solitude along the banks of Skippack Creek
A mix of cropland, meadows, old fields and mature woodlands, Evansburg State Park offers a chance to relax in the tranquility of the natural world. There’s also plenty for the sports enthusiast: a golf course, four regulation baseball fields, 15 miles of designated trails for horseback riding, a five-mile mountain bike trail, more than 1,000 acres open to hunting during established seasons and fishing — Skippack Creek is stocked with bass and trout, along with more uncommon finds like eel and catfish.View More
A friendly shop for bike sales, repairs and rentals
This full-service bike shop sells new and refurbished bikes, as well as all the necessary accessories and safety equipment. Cycling enthusiasts can also rent bikes for a half-day, full day or week.View More
One of the world’s largest city park systems
With more than 9,200 acres of rolling hills, gentle trails, relaxing waterfront and shaded woodlands, Fairmount Park keeps a wealth of natural landscapes within easy reach of all city residents.
You can take a stroll, head out for an afternoon of softball, organized frisbee or pier-side fishing, or just settle in for a family picnic. There are miles of trails for horseback riding, off-road cycling and deep-woods hiking, yet there are also tours of historic mansions, Japanese tea ceremonies and outdoor concerts. Three environmental centers, as well as a wildlife refuge treatment center, help bring the natural world to life for adults as well as children.View More
Home of the Centennial Arboretum — 27 acres of majestic Asian, European and North American trees
With a small pond, a creek, a wetland and a network of paths, picnics are a favorite family activity at this historic arboretum in Fairmount Park.View More
Don’t walk, run to this shop staffed by experts
A favorite among the neighborhood runners, this shop is staffed by lifelong runners and coaches and carries every major brand of running sneakers, apparel and accessories.View More