Labor Day 2020: A Tribute to the American Worker and Ways to Celebrate the Holiday

2020-08-24T14:40:03-04:00August 24th, 2020|

To many, Labor Day is just another 3-day weekend that we throw on the red, white & blue attire and fire up the grill. It's the unofficial end to summer before the kids return to school. But as often the case, there's more to it than that! Labor Day was first [...]

Local Author Spotlight: Donna Galanti Launches New Children’s Series

2020-08-06T17:21:40-04:00August 6th, 2020|

Donna Galanti is an author living in Doylestown that recently launched a new series aimed at children in the middle grades. We reached out to Donna to talk about her latest project, what inspires her, and advice she can give to aspiring writers. HM (Happenings Media): What is your most recent published work? What is [...]

2020 Philadelphia Summer Guide

2020-06-16T16:58:07-04:00June 2nd, 2020|

Summer is here, and Philadelphia is ready for fun! While this summer is off to a very different start than years past, we are determined to make the most out of it. In a city that's known for its rich history, delicious food, eclectic art and a wide variety of events, you KNOW there's going [...]

Living with Littles: Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Home

2020-03-14T20:42:08-04:00March 14th, 2020|

By Michelle Reese Local parades, festivals, storytimes and more have all been cancelled. But now, more than ever, our families could use some light-hearted fun! Whether your family hails from the Emerald Isle, or you're just pretending to be a wee bit Irish for the holiday, here are some ways you can celebrate St. Patrick's [...]

Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in Philly

2020-02-10T14:05:40-05:00February 10th, 2020|

February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and recognizing their role in U.S. history. There are a ton of ways to honor Black History Month in Philadelphia and nearby, so we've put a list together of some of the highlights: Visit an Exhibit African American History Month at The [...]

Where to Celebrate Lunar New Year in Philadelphia

2020-01-21T12:16:17-05:00January 21st, 2020|

Welcome the Year of the Rat with these Philadelphia events celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year. The holiday officially falls on Saturday, January 25 but festivities last for several weeks. 2020 Chinatown Midnight Lion Dance Friday, January 24 from 11:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. This annual tradition begins at the intersection of 10th and Race [...]

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

2020-04-13T17:17:06-04:00November 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

2020-04-13T17:19:15-04:00September 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 [...]

Philadelphia Celebrates Oktoberfest This Fall

2019-10-07T23:10:35-04:00August 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 [...]

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