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  • Drapetomania at the
    African American Museum

    Discover the history of Grupo Antillano and their important contributions to the art of Cuba, the Caribbean and the African Diaspora

    African American Museum

    January 30 – March 27, 2016
    Drapetomania at the African American Museum in Philadelphia seeks to recover the history of Grupo Antillano and their important contributions to the art of Cuba, the Caribbean and the African Diaspora.

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  • Asian Arts Initiative

    Community center for Chinatown creatives

    A community-based arts center and the cultural heart of Chinatown, the Asian Arts Initiative promotes dialogue about the Asian-American experience. In addition to a full calendar of events, the Asian Arts Initiative’s Social Practice Lab (seven artists in residence) fosters relationships with and creates public art projects for the community.

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  • Audacious Freedom

    African Americans in Philadelphia 1776 – 1876

    Audacious Freedom: African Americans in Philadelphia 1776 – 1876

    Audacious Freedom, the major, new exhibit at the African American Museum in Philadelphia, explores the lives of people of African descent living in Philadelphia between 1776 and 1876.

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  • Banana Leaf

    Malaysian, Indian, Indonesian, Japanese and Thai flavors at a Chinatown BYOB

    Crispy spicy fried squid is just one of the many varied dishes offered at Banana Leaf.

    A casual but funky atmosphere complements the Malaysian cuisine with Thai and Indian accents at Banana Leaf. A great alternative to an Italian BYOB, this Chinatown hotspot will meet all of your dinner group needs, from a date to a full-sized party.

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  • Chinatown Friendship Gate

    Colorful portal to Philadelphia’s Chinatown neighborhood

    The Chinese Friendship Gate marks the entrance to Philadelphia's Chinatown neighborhood.Chinatown Gate

    The colorful, 40-foot Chinatown Friendship Gate, which underwent an artisan renovation in 2008, marks the entrance to Philadelphia’s Chinatown neighborhood.

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  • Chinatown Night Market Yè Shì

    A food truck festival with more than 50 vendors

    Chinatown’s first-ever Night Market Yè Shì hits the city this October.

    Thursday, October 8, 2015
    Chinatown’s first-ever Night Market Yè Shì, a nighttime food festival inspired by The Food Trust’s popular events that bring top food trucks and entertainment to rotating neighborhoods every summer and fall, hits the city this October.

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  • Four Points by Sheraton
    Philadelphia City Center

    Located across the street from the Pennsylvania Convention Center

    A guest room at the Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia City Center

    Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia City Center offers easy access to the area’s major attractions, including the Philadelphia Convention Center, Independence Hall and Logan Square. Get a great night’s sleep with the Four Points Signature bed, stay in touch with fast & free WiFi, refresh with free bottled water and coffee in your room or work out in the 24-hour fitness center.

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  • Franklin Square

    Carousel rides, mini-golf, burgers and more

    Franklin Square, one of Philadelphia's five original public squares, boasts several family-friendly attractions, including a miniature golf course, classic carousel, burger joint, storytelling bench, picnic area and more.

    Franklin Square, one of five public squares laid out by William Penn in his plan for Philadelphia, boasts a miniature golf course, classic carousel, burger joint, storytelling bench and picnic area.

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  • Franklin Square Holiday Festival & Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show

    Brilliant bright display inspired by the imagination of Benjamin Franklin

    Winter nights are joyfully brighter this holiday season with Electrical Spectacle: A Holiday Light Show at Franklin Square.

    November 9 – December 31, 2017 (except Thanksgiving and Christmas)
    Festive lights, winter treats and holiday cheer will fill historic Franklin Square all season long for its all-ages (and completely free!) holiday festival and light show.

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  • Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia Center City

    Affordable accommodations directly across from the Pennsylvania Convention Center

    Located directly across the street from the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the Hilton Garden Inn features a great location in Center City and spacious guestrooms and suites.

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  • Home2 Suites by Hilton Philadelphia–
    Convention Center

    Comforts of home near the Philadelphia Convention Center

    A king studio at the Home2 Suites by Hilton Philadelphia  – Convention Center.

    The Home2 Suites by Hilton Philadelphia – Convention Center hotel offers spacious studio and one bedroom suites with complimentary continental breakfast, internet access, fitness facility, and access to the indoor saline pool.

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  • Philadelphia Auto Show

    It’s bumper to bumper excitement at the Pennsylvania Convention Center

    The Philadelphia Auto Show

    January 27 – February 4, 2018
    Catch a glimpse of the automotive industry’s latest creations at the Pennsylvania Convention Center during the 2018 Philadelphia Auto Show.

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  • Philadelphia Black Pride Celebration

    Promoting unity among African-American sexual minorities

    Philadelphia brings together people of different races, ethnicities and sexual orientation during the annual Philadelphia Black Pride celebration.

    April 27 – May 1, 2017
    Philadelphia brings together people of different races, ethnicities and sexual orientation during the Annual Philadelphia Black Gay Pride celebration, a growing tradition that continues to influence and educate the community.

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  • Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square

    The festival returns to Philadelphia for year two

    One of last year's most popular lanterns, the 200-foot Chinese dragon returns with a newly rebuilt facade.

    May 9 – June 18, 2017
    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.

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  • Philadelphia Home Show

    Home improvement haven

    Discover the latest in home improvements at the Philadelphia Home Show.

    January 12-15 and 19-21, 2018
    Fall in love with your home again at the annual Philadelphia Home Show, the region’s premier building, design and landscaping event, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
    Craft Show

    Sculptures, mixed-media pieces, paintings, textiles and more on view and for sale

    The Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show welcomes 195 of the finest and most dynamic craft artists in the U.S. to display and sell their best work for four days in November at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

    November 9-12, 2017
    The Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show welcomes 195 of the finest and most dynamic craft artists in the U.S. to display and sell their best work for four days in November at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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  • Philbert

    1995 by Eric Berg (with painted tiles by Victoria Davila)

    Philbert at the Reading Terminal Market.

    Meeting at the pig may sound less dignified than meeting at the eagle, but Philbert, a 3-foot bronze piggy bank, has become a popular spot to wait for a friend. Philbert lives in the bustling Reading Terminal Market, where he invites shoppers to feed him coins for charity.

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  • Radio One Music & Entertainment Conference

    Calling all aspiring singers, actors, fashionistas, music moguls of tomorrow, and anyone who just likes the red carpet experience! The third annual Radio One Music & Entertainment Conference is coming back to Philly with a star-studded lineup of celebrities, featuring headliner and world renowned producer, rapper, and entertainment executive Jermaine Dupri.

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  • Reading Terminal Market

    America’s oldest farmers’ market

    Delicious Pennyslvania Dutch pies and baked goods? Yes, please.

    Established in 1892 at 12th and Arch Streets, Reading Terminal is the nation’s oldest continuously operating farmers’ market. Today, this indoor foodie paradise is a one-stop shop for everything from local produce and meats to artisanal cheeses and incredibly delicious desserts and baked goods. It’s also home to the “best sandwich in America.”

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  • Reading Terminal Market
    Harvest Festival

    Head to an urban farm, complete with fall treats and a real tractor

    Reading Terminal Market is one of the best places to savor the bounty of fall, and on October 18, visitors are invited to do just that during the annual Harvest Festival.

    Saturday, October 15, 2016
    Reading Terminal Market is undoubtedly one of the best places to savor the bounty of fall, and this autumn, visitors are invited to do just that during the annual Harvest Festival.

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  • Salumeria

    Amazingly delicious hoagies in the Reading Terminal Market

    Salumeria

    Divine hoagies in the historic Reading Terminal Market

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  • Shoe Museum

    Tiptoe through the ages with the story of footwear

    Tiptoe through the ages with the story of footwear

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  • Sleep Inn Center City

    Affordable comfort and convenience near top city attractions

    A guest room at the Sleep Inn Center City hotel.

    Located near Philadelphia’s Chinatown neighborhood, Sleep Inn® Center City offers affordable comfort and convenience within walking distance of attractions including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, the National Constitution Center and the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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  • Taste of Philadelphia Food Tour

    Get the scoop on Philly food favorites

    Reading Terminal Market

    Learn the story behind cheesesteaks, hoagies, pretzels and other Philly food favorites — as well as the 113-year history of the vibrant Reading Terminal Market.

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  • The 2018 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show

    The world’s largest indoor flower show

    Elaborate displays fill the Pennsylvania Convention Center ever year at the world's oldest and largest indoor flower show.

    March 3-11, 2018
    An annual blockbuster event, the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center is the world's oldest and largest indoor flower show, full of impressive large-scale gardens, landscapes and floral creations.

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  • The African American Museum
    in Philadelphia

    Celebrating and interpreting African-American history and culture

    African American Museum in Philadelphia

    The African American Museum in Philadelphia, founded in 1976, is the first institution built by a major U.S. city to preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage and culture of African-Americans.

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  • The Trocadero Theatre

    Long-standing venue for live music in Chinatown

    A onetime burlesque theater, the Trocadero Theatre in Chinatown is now a favorite spot for live music, special events and weekly movie screenings.

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  • Tommy DiNic’s Roast Pork and Beef

    Home to the “Best Sandwich in America”

    DiNic's Roast Pork in Reading Terminal Market

    Located in the famous Reading Terminal Market in Center City, DiNic’s has been wowing locals and visitors alike for decades with its amazing roast pork sandwich. In 2012, its roast pork sandwich was deservingly crowned “The Best Sandwich in America” by Adam Richman’s Best Sandwich in America.

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  • Wok & Walk Tour of Chinatown

    Philadelphia’s vibrant Asian community

    Philadelphia’s vibrant Asian community

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