The 2020 Happening List® – Philadelphia people’s choice competition is back and bigger than ever!
It’s time to recognize the amazing people, organizations, events & businesses that make living in Philly special.

Nominations in the annual Happening List® competition in Philadelphia officially opened on January 2, 2020. Nominate your favorite local people, places, and businesses here. You can make nominations up until February 16. On February 17, voting “goes blind” and nominations close.

Voting kicks off on January 13, 2020 and continues through February 28, 2020. YOU pick the Winners! We leave the voting to the public 100%.

Visit to cast your vote for all your local favorites. (One vote per email, per category. To read more about the voting process and how results are tallied, visit our FAQs.)

Happenings Media will announce the results in Spring 2020!

Dates to Remember:

  • January 2nd: Nominations open
  • January 13th: Voting opens
  • February 17th: Voting “goes blind,” nominations close
  • February 28th: Voting closes

New Categories in 2020:

  • Hair extensions
  • Home Inspection
  • New Business
  • Bookkeeper

We’re thrilled to celebrate another year of Philadelphia’s favorite people, organizations, events, & businesses. Happy Voting and Good Luck! 

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