Pick 3 Weekend Events: December 23-25

2016-12-22T05:07:25+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|

Can you believe that the Holidays are already upon us?  This year we are fortunate to celebrate two major traditions simultaneously since Hanukkah starts on December 24th, Christmas Eve.  Though holiday weekends are typically pretty slow in the city, there is still plenty to do!   Festival of Lights December 23rd 5pm-8:45pm - Philadelphia Museum of [...]

2017 Mummer’s Day Parade

2016-12-15T11:35:39+00:00 December 15th, 2016|

The Uptown String Band performing "Stop, Drop and Drum Roll" during the 2016 New Year's Day Parade Watch out if you’re walking around Philadelphia the first few days of January because you may run into sequins, glitter, feathers, and a number of other things left behind by some of the city’s most animated [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: December 16-18

2016-12-13T12:54:23+00:00 December 13th, 2016|

The city is buzzing with holiday delight this last weekend before the Christmas and Hanukkah celebrations begin!  Be sure to take advantage of all the seasonal fun going on including free parking on Saturday so you can shop till you drop! Ugly Sweater Run December 17th 8am - Fairmount Park Join the lot's of Philly-folks [...]

2017 New Year’s Guide

2016-12-10T14:25:23+00:00 December 10th, 2016|

It's time to ring in yet another year and Philadelphia is one of the best places in the country to do it!  It can be quite difficult to describe exactly how awesome our New Year's Eve and New Year's Day festivities are to an outsider so our best advise is to bring them along for [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: December 9-11

2016-12-06T12:17:45+00:00 December 6th, 2016|

  The Holiday fun continues during this second weekend of December!  This is the time of year to get out and about between parties and events... You'll catch up on sleep in January!  Enjoy! George Balanchine's The Nutcracker December 9-31 - The Academy of Music Nothing says the Holidays quite like the famous story, The [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: December 2-4

2016-11-30T11:15:15+00:00 November 30th, 2016|

This first weekend of December brings us lots of holiday cheer!  Not only is First Friday this weekend but there are events for all members of the family to start of this month of holiday fun! Art After 5 - Ugly Sweater Party December 2nd 5:30pm-8:45pm - Philadelphia Museum of Art Every Friday night after [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: November 25-27

2016-11-23T17:45:07+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|

So your belly is full of turkey and perhaps you are preparing to shop until you drop this weekend.  Well that's not all there is to do this weekend in the city of brotherly love.  Here are our top 3 picks for this holiday weekend! Jurassic World: The Exhibition at the Franklin Institute November 25th-April [...]

5 Philadelphia Holiday Traditions that begin on Thanksgiving Weekend

2016-11-23T12:11:23+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|

Philadelphia is our nation's birth place and with that comes many years of fantastic tradition. Every year Philadelphian's look forward to the holiday traditions that make this season so special. Here are five experiences that make Philadelphia one of the best places to live, work, and play during the holiday season. Blue Cross RiverRink Winter [...]

Five Facts About the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade

2017-11-21T17:46:41+00:00 November 21st, 2016|

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 [...]

Five Facts About the Philadelphia Marathon

2017-11-13T12:13:41+00:00 November 21st, 2016|

This weekend, the Philadelphia Marathon will take place through the streets of Philly. Last year, both the male and female winners set course records, and there was even a surprise engagement at the finish line. This year's event will surely contain its own surprises, but the history of this annual event is fascinating in itself. [...]