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 [...]

2016 Philly Fall Guide Presented by Shady Brook Farm

Your guide to all that is festive and fun this fall in Philadelphia and beyond, presented by Shady Brook Farm. Fall Fun FallFest at Shady Brook Farm is a family-fun tradition and, so much more!! For more than two decades, Shady Brook Farm has provided guests from near and far with memories that last a [...]

Phasinating Philly Phacts: History of the Clydesdale Horses

They may not have a history specific to Philadelphia but since the Clydesdale horses have been making their rounds in our town this week it seemed like a great time to talk about them.  The Anheuser-Busch Brewing Company is the main sponsor for the ever-popular Made in America Concert which will be on the parkway [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events July 15-17

Schuylkill River Arts Day    Saturday July 16th 10am-2pm - East Fairmount Park Live performances illuminate the river while audiences boat, play and picnic along the Schuylkill River. Start at 10am at Mander Playground and you will be entertained by Positive Movement, a drill team from Strawberry Mansion. Then walk as a group through beautiful Boxer’s Trail to Kelly [...]

Fourth of July Photo Recap

Fourth of July was marked by overcast skies and rain in the evening, but that didn't stop Philadelphians and visitors from all over from celebrating our nation's birthday with the Wawa Welcome America! Party on the Parkway and other festive gatherings throughout the city. Philly Happening had was on hand to snap some candid photos of Fourth [...]

How to Have a Block Party in Philadelphia

Summer-time in Philly means that there's a good chance on a sunny weekend day you may need to give yourself a little extra time to get around certain parts of the city since families, neighbors, and friends might be shutting down the street for an old fashioned block party.  House parties are tons of fun especially in [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events July 1-3

Break out the grills and bathing suits people and don't forget the sun block and bug spray, it's July 4th weekend!  There is so much going on in and around the Philadelphia area this weekend  so whether you're staying home or venturing out we thought we'd help guide you along in making your plans!   [...]

Happening Holidays: Philly’s Fourth of July Guide 2016

Those of us who live in the city of Philadelphia are so lucky to be so incredibly close to historic places like Independence Hall where our nation got it's start.  There are lot's of great seasons and holidays to visit Philly but all others pale in comparison to the celebration of our Independence Day.  Here [...]

Best Spots for Birthday Parties in Philadelphia this Spring

Spring is a great season for celebrations.  If you or your child's birthday is in the Spring your options for party places expand quite a bit now that the weather allows for some out-door fun!  For indoor activities check out: Best Venues for Children's Birthday Parties this Winter. Here are some great ideas if you're [...]