Holiday Fun

Happening List 2013: Nominees now being accepted!

Happening List 2013: Nominees now being accepted!

At Philly Happening, we are kicking off 2013 in a big way- with the launch of our first contest of the year, The Happening List! The Happenings List is Philly’s People’s Choice competition – the best in people, places, businesses & events! We have categories to represent your favorite CheeseSteak, Museum, and everything happening in Philadelphia. [...]

Happening Holidays: Pop-Up Shops

Happening Holidays: Pop-Up Shops

Pop-Up Shops Popping Up All over Philly This December! ‘Tis the season for shopping, and with the holidays giving us all an extra reason to shop til we drop many retailers have Pop-Up Shops forming around the city. A Pop-Up shop is a limited shopping event where a retailers sets up shop at a temporary [...]

Hanukkah Happenings

Hanukkah Happenings

The festive holiday of Hanukkah begins on December 8th this year, and continues for 8 nights until December 16th. Philadelphia has a variety of great Hanukkah Happenings in the city. If we’ve left any out please be sure to let us know! Rittenhouse Square Menorah Lighting When: December 9th at 5:30 pm As dusk falls [...]

Happening Holidays: Where to Buy a Christmas Tree

Happening Holidays: Where to Buy a Christmas Tree

O Christmas Tree! O Christmas Tree, how lovely are your branches! Wondering where you can find the Norman Rockwell Christmas Tree you’ve been dreaming of? Here is a list of local Christmas Tree Markets loaded with a variety of trees, wreaths, garland and more!   Philly Tree Delivery Finally, having a beautiful, live Christmas tree [...]

Christmas Tree Lightings in Philadelphia

Christmas Tree Lightings in Philadelphia

Can you believe the holidays are upon us? As you start hearing Christmas music on the radio, decorations illuminating the neighborhood, and presents tucked away to be gifted in just a few short weeks, we all look for festive ways to feel the spirit of Christmas. Check out these area tree lightings for a festive, [...]

Thanksgiving Day Parade

Thanksgiving Day Parade

The annual 6ABC Thanksgiving Day Parade comes to Philadelphia November 22, 2012 beginning at 8:15 am with hosts Rick Williams and Cecily Tynan and Crowd Cam hosts Adam Joseph and Karen Rogers. The parade route begins at 20th & JFK Boulevard, then turns left on 16th Street. The parade continues northwest on the Ben Franklin [...]

Halloween Happenings in Manayunk

Halloween Happenings in Manayunk

2012 Philly Pumpkin Pageant Contest

2012 Philly Pumpkin Pageant Contest

Want to show off your creative skills? Are you a pumpkin carving pro? Take a stab at our 2012 Philly Pumpkin Pageant, a pumpkin carving and decorating contest brought to you by  Ghost Tours of Philadelphia. Philly Happening invites you to submit photos of your carved, painted or decorated pumpkins for a chance to win [...]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Regifting

The Do’s and Don’ts of Regifting

  You know we’ve all done it at one time or another, and if you haven’t then you’ve probably been the recipient of a regifted gift. Is it wrong? Is there a proper way to regift, a regifting etiquette if you will? Let us celebrate Christmas in July with a little list of the do’s [...]

4th of July Happenings

4th of July Happenings

INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS ARE NEVER IN SHORT SUPPLY IN SUCH A HISTORIC CITY AS PHILADELPHIA Below is a list of all 4th of July celebrations happening throughout Philadelphia, including the main event, a spectacular fireworks display over the Art Museum. If you have a note worthy event this 4th please email us at centercity@phillyhappening.com.