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 [...]

Philly Happening’s End-of-Summer Bucket List

2019-07-25T22:00:19-04:00July 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 [...]

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. [...]

14th Annual East Passyunk Car Show & Street Festival on July 28

2019-08-12T15:17:50-04:00July 15th, 2019|

(Photo by Aversa PR) Rev Your Engines!  East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) is revving up for the 14th Annual Car Show and Street Festival on Sunday, July 28. The favorite summer event takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., on East Passyunk Ave between Broad and Dickinson streets. After a [...]

Where to Celebrate Bastille Day 2019

2019-07-15T14:24:36-04:00July 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

2019-06-26T16:41:14-04:00June 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 [...]

A Final Farewell to a Philadelphia Legend

2019-05-13T22:54:18-04:00May 13th, 2019|

(Photo courtesy of London Grill) After nearly 30 years of running the Fairmount favorite, Terry Berch and Chef Michael McNally are closing London Grill. The formerly married couple took over the restaurant in 1991, and Berch has stated that with this many years under their belts, both owners in their 60s, and changes [...]

Where to Eat in Philly This Spring (Expert Tips!)

2019-05-01T22:56:11-04:00May 1st, 2019|

By Michelle Reese It's ALWAYS a good time to eat in Philadelphia, but the Philly Food Scene really comes alive in spring. Get out of your house, meet up with friends, go on a date night! Now is the perfect time to enjoy all of the food (and drinks!) that the city offers. To get [...]

8 Great Spring Festivals in Philly

2019-04-25T16:27:30-04:00April 25th, 2019|

  (Photo Credit: Aversa PR & Events) It's that time of year where it seems that all of Philadelphia comes out of hibernation; yet we haven't hit the sweltering days of summer that has everyone running for the air conditioning. Yes, it's the perfect season for festivals! Pick your favorites, or hit them [...]