Five Facts About the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade

On Thursday we'll be celebrating family, friends, and all we're thankful for--but before the turkey and cranberry sauce, we'll enjoy the annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade. While New York's Macy's Day Parade seems to get all the critical acclaim--and media attention--our very own Turkey Day parade in Philadelphia is special in its own right. Read [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: November 18-20

We are running into November's third weekend in style.  Whether you are running to the movies, shopping till you drop, or actually running a marathon, this is the weekend for you! Philadelphia Marathon November 18-20 The Philadelphia Marathon will take over the city all weekend.  Kicking off on Friday, and continuing on Saturday, with a [...]

2016 Philly Happening Holiday Guide

It's the holiday season once again and here in Philadelphia we have so many ways to celebrate! Holiday Parades and Tree Lightings Chestnut Hill's Community Holiday Parade Saturday December 10th 9am - 8700 Germantown Avenue Join the Holiday fun as the Chestnut Hill Community Parades down Germantown Avenue.  The fun starts at 9am at the corner [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: November 11-13

The chilly weather has finally set in and we are ready to start talking holidays!  Whether you are already done decorating or you still can't believe that stores are selling the holiday already, everyone can get down with a little seasonal fun! Franklin Square Holiday Festival Novmeber 10-December 31 4pm-8pm - Franklin Square  The Holiday [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: November 4-6

This weekend is filled with great ways to enjoy the cool fall weather we are set to have.  From soccer championships, to fun with the Flyers, to BEER AND BACON, get out and enjoy! Philadelphia International Unity Cup November 5th 12pm-8pm - Citizen's Bank Park Since mid-April Philadelphia has been hosting a world-cup style soccer [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: October 28-30

This Halloween weekend is full of spooky fun for people of all ages.  Since the holiday falls on a Monday this year we have all weekend to party and celebrate.  Enjoy! Henri David's Halloween Ball Sunday October 30th 9pm - Sheraton City Center Jeweler and Party Host extraordinaire, Henri David, has been throwing the best Halloween [...]

For the Glory of Old State: This Weekend’s Penn State 5k Supports Local College Students

Bianca Portillo-Maldonado of northeast Philadelphia is a Penn State Philadelphia Chapter scholarship winner. Bianca Portillo-Maldonado, the daughter of Guatemalan immigrants, was born and raised in northeast Philadelphia. She is a junior at Penn State University, studying broadcast journalism and digital media. She is a scholarship recipient of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association. This [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: October 21-23

This weekend is all about Magic and the Movies!  From Harry Potter to drinks in the Magic Garden, get out and enjoy this last taste of summer weather! Photo credit: https://chestnuthillpa.com/events/harry-potter-festival-2016/ Harry Potter Festival October 20-21 8:30am-5:30pm - Chestnut Hill College Harry Potter fans rejoice!  The 5th annual Harry Potter Conference is coming to [...]

Harry Potter Festival is Magically Fun

By Betsy Natter Photo credit: https://chestnuthillpa.com/events/harry-potter-festival-2016/ Be a wizard for a day by entering the magical world of J.K. Rowling at the Harry Potter Festival and Quidditch Tournament in Chestnut Hill on Fri., Oct. 21 and Sat., Oct. 22. An exciting variety of events is organized for Harry Potter fans across the Delaware [...]