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  • Washington Square

    A leafy retreat with tree-shaded benches, located steps from Independence Hall

    Washington Square is one of William Penn's original five squares set aside to establish parks for the public.

    Washington Square is one of William Penn’s original five squares set aside to establish parks for the public.

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  • Wawa Hoagie Day

    Celebrate Wawa Welcome America! with 5 tons of hoagies

    Wawa Hoagie Day draws thousands of people to Independence Mall.

    Thursday, June 29, 2017
    One of the tastier events taking place during the Wawa Welcome America! festival, the 25th annual Wawa Hoagie Day features 6 tons of hoagies and plenty of happy, hungry visitors.

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  • Wawa Welcome America! Party on the Parkway, July 4th Concert and Fireworks

    The exciting end to Philadelphia’s celebration of America’s birthday

    The Benjamin Franklin Parkway hosts one of the largest free concerts in the country on July 4th.

    Tuesday, July 4, 2017
    The Benjamin Franklin Parkway hosts one of the largest free concerts in the country on July 4th with great food, fun and entertainment all day long followed by an amazing fireworks show over the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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  • Wayne Art Center

    The Main Line’s first art center

    The Wayne Art Center comes complete with state-of-the-art studios, galleries and a gallery shop.

    Established as the first art center on the Main Line, the Wayne Art Center comes complete with state-of-the-art studios, galleries and a gallery shop.

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  • Waynesborough

    Home of Revolutionary War’s General “Mad” Anthony Wayne

    Home of Revolutionary War’s General “Mad” Anthony Wayne

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  • Whiskey & Fine Spirits Festival

    Sip on various liquors at Lincoln Financial Field

    The Whiskey and Fine Spirits Festival offers the chance to try more than 200 varieties of spirit — whiskey, tequila, gin, rum, bourbon, scotch and vodka — from around the world.

    Thursday, October 29, 2015
    The Whiskey and Fine Spirits Festival, presented by Philadelphia magazine, offers the chance to try more than 200 varieties of spirit — whiskey, tequila, gin, rum, bourbon, scotch and vodka — from around the world.

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  • William M. Reilly Memorial

    (1938–1961)

    In 1890 General William M. Reilly of the Pennsylvania National Guard bequeathed funds for a memorial to Revolutionary War heroes. Though it took decades to raise additional money, six sculptures were eventually installed northwest of the Art Museum.

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  • Wissahickon Environmental Center

    An environmental education center at the northern tip of Fairmount Park

    An environmental education center offering trails, hands-on activities, nature programs and special events

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  • Woodford Mansion

    An elegant country home in Fairmount Park

    Visit Woodford Mansion and take a look into the past.

    At Woodford Mansion, you’ll glimpse into the luxurious lives of Philadelphia’s elite via a wonderful collection of antiques, historical items, and portraits.

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  • Woodmere Art Museum

    Salon-style displays of American paintings and decorative arts

    The Woodmere Museum’s building, an elegant stone mansion in the Chestnut Hill area, makes the perfect backdrop for shows of art in the realist tradition, from the 19th century to the present. Recent exhibits have featured landscape painter William Trost Richards, Susan Macdowell Eakins, and Philadelphia’s modernist icon Arthur B. Carles.

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  • World Cafe Live

    Music club, restaurant and WXPN radio studios

    Dining and music at World Cafe Live

    This multi-level venue features a casual dining/listening space, 300-person bistro-style concert room, music shop and WXPN’s radio studios.

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  • Wyck

    The Quaker way of life preserved for 300 years in Germantown

    Duck into the partially hidden garden along busy Germantown Avenue for a 2.5-acre oasis of color and scent at the historic Wyck House and gardens.

    Duck into the partially hidden garden along busy Germantown Avenue for a 2.5-acre oasis of color and scent at Germantown’s historic Wyck House and gardens. You’ll be whisked back to the Colonial and Victorian eras as you walk through the rose garden, vegetable garden, lawns and other plantings, many of which are direct descendents of the original 19th-century plantings.

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  • XFINITY Live! Philadelphia

    South Philadelphia’s latest dining and entertainment destination

    Artist's rendering of XFINITY Live! in South Philadelphia.

    Joining the Philadelphia Phillies, Flyers, 76ers and Eagles in South Philadelphia is the region’s latest major attraction, XFINITY Live!

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  • XPoNential Music Festival

    Three amazing days filled with music from both local and national performers

    Experience three amazing days of great music and family fun during the annual XPoNential Music Festival on the Camden Riverfront.

    July 28-30, 2017
    Experience three amazing days of great music and family fun at the annual XPoNential Music Festival on the Camden Riverfront. Produced by WXPN, the musical extravaganza features performances by 30 local and national artists on three stages.

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  • Yards Brewing Company

    The brewery that helped ignite a craft beer revolution in Philadelphia

    Yards Brewing Company now churns out its delicious beers at a 70,000-square-foot facility in Northern Liberties.

    In 1994, Yards resuscitated the Philadelphia’s brewing legacy and helped ignite a craft beer revolution in the city. The brewery’s tasting room gives visitors a chance to sample its beer while shooting pool or nibbling light fare.

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  • Yinka Shonibare MBE: Magic Ladders
    at the Barnes Foundation

    Groundbreaking new exhibition examining history, race, slavery and commerce

    Pedagogy Boy/Boy, 2003. Mannequins, Dutch wax-printed cotton, metal, wood, and fiberglass.

    The Barnes Foundation is beginning 2014 with the groundbreaking work of international artist Yinka Shonibare MBE.

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  • Your Philadelphia Tour

    Design your own historical and cultural excursion in the City of Brotherly Love

    Your Philadelphia Tour allows tour-goers to create their own custom guided tour.

    Your Philadelphia Tour seeks to offer a different way to see and learn about the City of Brotherly Love: by putting the tour-goers in charge.

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  • Genghis Khan at The Franklin Institute

    How a 13th-century Mongolian warrior changed the world

    The treasures and stories of Genghis Khan’s 13th-century Mongol Empire debut in Philadelphia when the Genghis Khan exhibit opens at The Franklin Institute.

    Through January 3, 2016
    The treasures and stories of Genghis Khan’s 13th-century Mongol Empire debut in Philadelphia when the Genghis Khan exhibit opens at The Franklin Institute, showing visitors how this warrior nomad had such a profound impact on world politics.

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