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Philly By Night

An after-hours tour of Historic Philadelphia from the revered Philadelphia Trolley Works

The Philly By Night tour rides past Independence Hall.

The Philly By Night tour rides past Independence Hall. Credit: B. Krist for GPTMC


Want a taste of Historic Philadelphia under a starry night sky? The Philly By Night tour — an extension of the Big Bus tour from Philadelphia Trolley Works — takes off nightly for a city-wide tour of Philadelphia’s most notable attractions.

Sites include:

  • Penn’s Landing
  • South Street
  • Liberty Bell
  • Independence Hall
  • Chinatown
  • Avenue of the Arts
  • Ben Franklin Parkway
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art


Tours depart from at 8 p.m. nightly from Philadelphia Marriott Downtown (12th and Filbert Streets). Space is limited and reservations are recommended; call (215) 389-TOUR or visit the Sightseeing Kiosk at the Independence Visitor Center (6th and Market Streets) to make reservations.

Other Tours from Philadelphia Trolley Works

Big Bus Tours

Ride high in a double-decker bus as you view sites from Historic Philadelphia to Fairmount Park. Hop on and off at any of the 20 stops or just sit back and enjoy the ride! Learn more >>

Carriage Tours

Sit back, relax and experience Philadelphia’s history and other popular Philadelphia attractions aboard one of PTW’s stylish coaches. Learn more >>

Trolley Tours

Step aboard one of Trolley Works’ signature burgundy and green Victorian-style “open-air” trolleys for a delightful tour of the town. Your 24-hour or 48 hour pass will give you the freedom of unlimited on-and-off privileges between 20 stops throughout the city. Learn more >>

Philly By Night

Take an after-hours approach to your Philadelphia experience with this bus tour of South Street, Chinatown, the Liberty Bell and more. Learn more >>

Franklin’s Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour

This guided walking tour retraces the footsteps of Benjamin Franklin and his fellow patriots during the founding of our nation. Highlights include Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and Carpenter’s Hall. Learn more >>


1201 Market St (Tours depart from the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown) Philadelphia, PA 19107 Philadelphia, PA
(215) 389-TOUR

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