Philly Happening’s End-of-Summer Bucket List

2019-07-25T22:00:19-04:00July 25th, 2019|

With only a little over a month left of summer before school's back in session, you might feel the clock ticking to fit in all that the season has to offer. Here's our list of must-dos before fall is here: Go to a Festival This time of year is perfect for getting together with the [...]

Celebrating Potter’s Birthday Around Philly

2019-07-25T21:55:17-04:00July 25th, 2019|

Every season now seems like Harry Potter season, but his birthday comes but once per year, July 31st. Get in on the fun by celebrating in and around Philadelphia. There are events for both kid and adult muggles and wizards alike. Harry Potter Fridays at the Levittown Library When: Friday, July 26 at 2 p.m. [...]

Ways to Celebrate Shark Week 2019

2019-07-29T13:32:13-04:00July 25th, 2019|

By Michelle Reese Does the mention of sharks have you humming the JAWS soundtrack or singing "Baby Shark doo, doo, doo"? Either way, Philadelphia and the surrounding area is offering ways that you can celebrate Shark Week beyond watching the Discovery Channel's favorite summer programming. Discovery Channel's Shark Week returns for its 31st year from [...]

14th Annual East Passyunk Car Show & Street Festival on July 28

2019-08-12T15:17:50-04:00July 15th, 2019|

(Photo by Aversa PR) Rev Your Engines!  East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) is revving up for the 14th Annual Car Show and Street Festival on Sunday, July 28. The favorite summer event takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., on East Passyunk Ave between Broad and Dickinson streets. After a [...]

Where to Celebrate Bastille Day 2019

2019-07-15T14:24:36-04:00July 11th, 2019|

(Photo via Aversa PR) Vive la France! On July 14, 1789, a mob stormed the Bastille prison and the French Revolution began. This Sunday, Philadelphia will celebrate the 230th anniversary of Bastille Day with outdoor wine gardens, family-friendly block parties, a burlesque show, and plenty of French food and drinks. Royal Boucherie When: [...]

Eat Fries & Raise Money for Families of Fallen Police Officers

2019-07-11T12:47:06-04:00July 11th, 2019|

(Photo provided by Aversa PR) Enjoy delicious french fries for a good cause! Chickie's & Pete's presents the 5th Annual Crabfries®  for Heroes on National French Fry Day on July 13th from 11 a.m. to midnight. Sales from Crabfries® and Miller Lite Personal Pitchers will go to The Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Survivors [...]

Philly 4th of July Guide 2019

2019-06-26T16:41:14-04:00June 26th, 2019|

There are SO many ways to celebrate America’s 243rd birthday in Philly! From free museum admission, to outdoor festivals and (of course) fireworks – there’s something for everyone. Here are the highlights: Free Admission Days There are over 20 museums/attractions offering free activities starting on June 29. Here are the offers by day. Be sure [...]

Old City Eats Block Party Kick Off A Summer of Happy Hours

2019-06-17T16:38:40-04:00June 17th, 2019|

(photo by Hughe Dillon) Old City Eats is back - with a summer-long happy hour at a record 50 restaurants! Old City District kicks off summer with the Old City Eats Block Party on Thursday, June 20th. Second Street will be closed down at Market from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. as dozens [...]

Get Outside in Philadelphia This Summer

2019-06-11T16:04:46-04:00June 11th, 2019|

By Brenna Luczyszyn Who says you have to escape the city to experience nature? Philadelphia is full of places to experience the great outdoors—while also discovering the art, culture, and cuisine that the city is known for. As the summer begins to heat up, locals and visitors alike will find places to visit that are [...]

Philly Memorial Day Guide 2019

2019-05-28T11:12:11-04:00May 20th, 2019|

Memorial Day is a holiday dedicated to honoring American soldiers that made the ultimate sacrifice while fighting for our country. In addition, Memorial Weekend has also become a sort of un-official start to Summer Fun. There are plenty of ways to celebrate the long weekend (and honor the true reason for the holiday) in Philly. [...]