German American Weekend Returns to Christmas Village Dec. 14 – Dec. 15

2019-11-13T22:15:23-05:00November 20th, 2019|

(Photo provided by Aversa PR & Events) Put on your Dirndl and Lederhosen! Philadelphia's Christmas Village will host their crowd favorite, German American Weekend on Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15. Enjoy traditional German dancing and singing on stage and various German clubs from all over the area. Bring your dancing shoes [...]

Christmas Village, Philly’s Largest Holiday Attraction Will Return Bigger Than Ever

2019-11-13T23:17:12-05:00November 13th, 2019|

Get ready to enjoy holiday sights and sounds with tens of thousands of twinkling lights, delicious food and drinks, festive decorations, live music, children’s activities, international and local gift shopping, and more! Christmas Village in Philadelphia returns on November 28, and it's going to be bigger than ever! This year, over 80 international and local [...]

How to Celebrate Halloween in Philadelphia

2019-10-24T23:37:51-05:00September 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 [...]

Philadelphia Celebrates Oktoberfest This Fall

2019-10-07T23:10:35-05:00August 27th, 2019|

Prost! Fall is the season for Oktoberfest, and Philly is ready to celebrate with its own spin on the traditional German festival. Get ready for overflowing steins of beer, delicious bratwurst, Bavarian pretzels, folk music and tons of fun. 147th Cannstatter Volksfest (Photo via Facebook) Labor Day Volksfest (Oktoberfest) at Cannstatter Volksfest Verein [...]

Philly Happening 2019 Labor Day Guide

2019-08-20T15:09:09-05:00August 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 [...]

Philly Happening’s End-of-Summer Bucket List

2019-07-25T22:00:19-05:00July 25th, 2019|

With only a little over a month left of summer before school's back in session, you might feel the clock ticking to fit in all that the season has to offer. Here's our list of must-dos before fall is here: Go to a Festival This time of year is perfect for getting together with the [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

2019 Philadelphia Easter Guide

2019-04-01T10:49:48-05:00April 1st, 2019|

Spring is here and Easter is just around the corner! Celebrate the holiday with a skate party with the Easter bunny, an Easter egg decorating workshop, or aboard a Philadelphia ship. Here is your comprehensive guide to all things Easter in the City of Brotherly Love! Family & Community Events Buttercream Egg Decorating Workshop Shane [...]