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Where to Celebrate Lunar New Year in Philadelphia

2020-01-21T12:16:17-05:00January 21st, 2020|

Welcome the Year of the Rat with these Philadelphia events celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year. The holiday officially falls on Saturday, January 25 but festivities last for several weeks. 2020 Chinatown Midnight Lion Dance Friday, January 24 from 11:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. This annual tradition begins at the intersection of 10th and Race [...]

New Immersive Art Experience Comes to Philadelphia Fashion District

2020-01-15T14:06:57-05:00January 15th, 2020|

Submergence by Squidshop,Photographer Credit: Carly Matsumoto. * New Immersive Art Experience Opens January 24, 2020 * Based in California, Wonderspaces launched in 2016 to bridge the gap between artists and new audiences. The experiential, interactive arts venue is opening its largest location to date, right here in Philadelphia at the Fashion District! Building [...]

It’s Time for the 2020 Philly Happening List!

2020-01-13T11:52:28-05:00January 13th, 2020|

VOTING IS NOW OPEN!!! The 2020 Happening List® – Philadelphia people’s choice competition is back and bigger than ever! It’s time to recognize the amazing people, organizations, events & businesses that make living in Philly special. Nominations in the annual Happening List® competition in Philadelphia officially opened on January 2, 2020. Nominate your favorite local [...]

Center City District Restaurant Week Returns January 12 – January 24

2020-01-08T22:46:12-05:00January 8th, 2020|

(Photos: Lolita by Michelle Reese, Cubra Libre provided by restaurant, Bud & Marilyn's by Michelle Reese)   Make your reservations now! Center City District Restaurant Week, a culinary event savored by savvy Philadelphia foodies, returns January 12 through January 24. More than 120 restaurants will serve an exciting and delicious variety of three-course [...]

Winter Fun Continues at Dilworth Park

2020-01-06T13:13:38-05:00January 6th, 2020|

Dilworth Plaza (Photo by Michelle Reese)   Christmas might be over, but the fun continues this winter in Dilworth Park! For starters, the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink and Cabin as well as the Wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn are open through February 23. In addition, look forward to these special events: Center City [...]

Philadelphia Burger Brawl Raises $73,000 for Philadelphia Schools & Announces 2020 Date

2020-01-02T14:57:31-05:00January 2nd, 2020|

(Photo by In Between Rivers) Philadelphia Burger Brawl 2019 was one for the record books! The new larger location and an exciting line-up of restaurants helped attract the most guests ever for the nine-year-old event. On Sunday, September 15, 2019, nearly 4,000 people flocked to the Marine Parade Grounds at Navy Yard Philadelphia [...]

2019-2020 Kid-Friendly New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Philly

2019-12-18T22:16:38-05:00December 18th, 2019|

By Michelle Reese New Year's Eve is the party night of the year, but what about when bedtime is hours before the Big Ball Drop? Here's a list of family-friendly events on December 31, so you can celebrate with your little ones and get them in bed [...]

2019-2020 New Year’s Eve Guide

2019-12-18T22:39:26-05:00December 17th, 2019|

By Michelle Reese It's time to ring in the New Year, and Philadelphia is one of the best places in the country to do it! Here's a list of Philly spots to enjoy special holiday menus and party the night away on December 31. Reservations tend to go quickly, so pick your spot now! New [...]

Celebrate Hanukkah in Philadelphia

2019-12-18T16:43:46-05:00December 9th, 2019|

Hanukkah takes place this year from sundown Sunday, December 22nd to sundown, Monday, December 30th. Celebrate the Festival of Lights in Philadelphia at these upcoming community events. (Please note, the holiday has been spelled according to the event's website post for easier searching!) Hanukkah Events at the National Museum of American Jewish History When: The [...]

Where to Eat, Drink & Be Merry During the Holidays in Philly

2019-12-04T23:39:06-05:00December 4th, 2019|

By Michelle Reese McGillin's (Photo by M.Fischetti) The holidays are here, and it's always a popular time of year to celebrate the season with food and drinks. Whether you're gathering with friends, family, coworkers, or a date, there are plenty of places in Philly to enjoy festive flavors and toast to the holidays. [...]