How to Celebrate Halloween in Philadelphia

2019-10-07T13:10:19-04:00September 30th, 2019|

October is here, and it's officially the Halloween season! Whether you're looking to get scared, spend the day with the fam, or just enjoy some spooky themed food and drink, we've got you covered. There's something for every Halloween fan in Philly this month.   (Photo by Michelle Reese) Philadelphia Ghost [...]

Top Philly Fall Festivals in 2019

2019-09-04T23:33:54-04:00September 4th, 2019|

(Photo provided by Aversa PR) Colorful leaves. Crisp air. Fall is a beautiful time of year in Philadelphia. While summer may be over, Philly keeps the fun coming with plenty of events to celebrate the season! Here's a list of festivals you'll want to put on your calendar. (And if you're looking for [...]

Philly Happening 2019 Labor Day Guide

2019-08-20T15:09:09-04:00August 12th, 2019|

By Melissa Kaufman Labor Day was created by the Labor movement in the late 19th century and officially became a federal holiday in 1894. This year, it falls on Monday, September 2, 2019. The holiday honors the hard work, dedication and efforts put forth by American workers. Celebrate in the city of Philadelphia with a [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

VOP Presents Shattering the Glass – A Celebration of Women Composers

2019-04-17T10:20:11-04:00April 17th, 2019|

The world of choral music has been, and continues to be, dominated by male composers. Philadelphia’s premiere LGBTQ and Ally choir, Voices of Pride (VOP),  put together a concert featuring pieces composed solely by women. As women composers have been consistently under-represented in choral programming, including VOP’s, it became clear it was time to host [...]

Unique Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Philly

2019-02-02T22:49:07-04:00February 2nd, 2019|

  With so many incredible restaurants in Philly, a nice dinner out is always a classic way to spend Valentine's Day. But if you want to get a little more creative this year, here are a few ideas. We've also included some tips of where to go, featuring our 2018 Happening List finalists and winners. [...]

2018 Philly Holiday Guide

2018-12-03T16:38:06-04:00December 2nd, 2018|

We may have already had the first snow of the season, but the city of Philadelphia has plenty of holiday happenings to warm even the chilliest days. Bundle up and use this guide to all that is jolly to plan a holiday season that will dazzle and delight. Whether you favor the history that the [...]