10 Ways to Celebrate 4th of July in Philadelphia in 2020

2020-06-24T00:03:27-04:00June 24th, 2020|

Philadelphia is the birthplace of the United States, so it makes it especially sad that most of this year's Independence Day celebrations have been cancelled. While this year’s 4th of July will definitely be more low key than most in light of COVID-19, you can still honor Independence Day with your family and friends. Here [...]

2020 Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Guide

2020-04-13T17:15:26-04:00March 3rd, 2020|

March 17th is right around the corner, so it's time to break out your green gear. (After all, everyone's a wee bit Irish for St. Patrick's Day!) Here is what is going on in Philly for St. Paddy’s Day 2020. Parade Philadelphia St. Patrick's Day Parade - CANCELLED UPDATE: As of March 10, the Parade [...]

Wedding Industry Pros “Mix & Mingle” at La Belle Mariée

2020-02-05T21:21:49-05:00February 5th, 2020|

On a chilly January evening, with a glow illuminating from the entryway of La Belle Mariée Bridal Boutique, some of the region's most notable wedding vendors congregated in an industry “Mix & Mingle” event. Organized in a partnership and collaboration with Happenings Media, La Belle Mariée served as the evening’s host.  In [...]

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 [...]

2019-2020 New Year’s Eve Guide

2019-12-18T22:39:26-05:00December 17th, 2019|

By Michelle Reese It's time to ring in the New Year, and Philadelphia is one of the best places in the country to do it! Here's a list of Philly spots to enjoy special holiday menus and party the night away on December 31. Reservations tend to go quickly, so pick your spot now! New [...]

Celebrate Hanukkah in Philadelphia

2019-12-18T16:43:46-05:00December 9th, 2019|

Hanukkah takes place this year from sundown Sunday, December 22nd to sundown, Monday, December 30th. Celebrate the Festival of Lights in Philadelphia at these upcoming community events. (Please note, the holiday has been spelled according to the event's website post for easier searching!) Hanukkah Events at the National Museum of American Jewish History When: The [...]

2019 Philly Holiday Guide

2020-04-13T17:18:23-04:00November 24th, 2019|

By Melissa Kaufman Grab your warmest coat, scarf and mittens and prepare for one of the most enchanting holiday seasons the city of Philadelphia has ever offered! Whether you’re a fan of a traditional holiday complete with all the trimmings or looking to celebrate the season high in the sky in a festive Ferris Wheel, [...]

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 [...]

2019 Philadelphia Thanksgiving Guide

2020-04-13T17:17:37-04:00November 6th, 2019|

It’s that time of year! The time when family and friends reunite to eat way too much food, watch football, enjoy a parade, and most importantly, celebrate everything they have to be grateful for. And with the help of our 2019 Thanksgiving Guide, you’ll be more than prepared to enjoy all the festivities Philadelphia has [...]

Philly Halloween Parties for Grown-Ups

2019-10-23T15:15:32-04:00October 21st, 2019|

(Photo by Kory Aversa) Sure, everyone likes seeing kids in their cute costumes. But there's also plenty of adult fun in Philly for Halloween, too! With only one more weekend before Halloween, the holiday-themed fun is really ramping up. Here's a list of spots to check out for dancing, drinks, food, costume contests [...]