Celebrating Potter’s Birthday Around Philly

2019-07-25T21:55:17-05:00July 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

2019-07-29T13:32:13-05:00July 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

2019-08-12T15:17:50-05:00July 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

2019-07-15T14:24:36-05:00July 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: [...]

Philly 4th of July Guide 2019

2019-06-26T16:41:14-05:00June 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 [...]

Get Outside in Philadelphia This Summer

2019-06-11T16:04:46-05:00June 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 [...]

Philadelphia Nonprofit Gets Wild about Finding a Cure for Celiac Disease

2019-06-03T22:41:02-05:00June 3rd, 2019|

Philadelphians will put their feet to the pavement on Sunday, June 9, for the inaugural Step Beyond Celiac Philly 5K run/walk at the Philadelphia Zoo. The event benefits Beyond Celiac whose mission is to advance research to find treatment options and, eventually, a cure for celiac disease. Step Beyond Celiac Philly 5K is a fun [...]

Philly Memorial Day Guide 2019

2019-05-28T11:12:11-05:00May 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. [...]

Go to New Heights at the Philadelphia Zoo

2019-05-28T15:58:57-05:00May 7th, 2019|

Who is ready to “touch” the sky? Animals aren’t the only ones roaming overhead this spring! The Philadelphia Zoo invites guests to take to the air with the opening of WildWorks opening on Tuesday, May 7. This new aerial adventure offers high-flying fun that will have guests of all ages pushing limits and reaching [...]

8 Great Spring Festivals in Philly

2019-04-25T16:27:30-05:00April 25th, 2019|

  (Photo Credit: Aversa PR & Events) It's that time of year where it seems that all of Philadelphia comes out of hibernation; yet we haven't hit the sweltering days of summer that has everyone running for the air conditioning. Yes, it's the perfect season for festivals! Pick your favorites, or hit them [...]