Bringing the authenticity and sophistication of Philadelphia magazine to life, whether it’s our fitness event, Be Well Boot Camp, or our highly anticipated Best of Philly® party, each event incorporates exclusive sponsorship opportunities personalized for brand needs and desired audience.Philadelphia magazine creates unforgettable affairs that further engage our readers and enthusiasts.
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About the Events
Philly Cooks: Created over 14 years ago, the iconic Philly Cooks™ brand was the first to honor the talented chefs of the Philadelphia region. Today, Philadelphia magazine and the Foobooz blog have grown to be the Food and Drink authorities in Philadelphia and have transformed their signature Philly Cooks™ event into a gastronomic series. This 2-part event series, is an interactive food experience—giving participants intimate access to the best of Philadelphia’s food scene.
The Trailblazer Award: The Trailblazer Award acknowledges and celebrates a female who has made a significant impact on the Philadelphia region’s business community. Through an exclusive reception, with approximately 100 women in attendance, Philadelphia magazine generates public recognition of the accomplishments and positive contributions of a local “Woman in Business.”
LGBT Night Out: Every March, members and friends of the LGBT community attended the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show for a themed party filled with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, celebs and mingling! This year’s flower show is themed Hollywood movies so the event will be sure to impress. Don’t miss your time to shine on the red carpet while supporting the LGBT community.
Wedding Wednesday: Lights, Camera, Bloom!
Step on the red carpet at Wedding Wednesday with the stars of the Philadelphia wedding industry. Get glam with hair and makeup trials while enjoying sweet and savory bites from the area’s best caterers. From dramatic bridal gowns to sophisticated décor and invitations, fabulous wine and cocktails, and elegant venues, Wedding Wednesday is the must-attend event for any bride who wants to plan an unforgettable wedding.
Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival: More than 65,000 women and their families from around the Philadelphia region attend the Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival each year. The festival takes over the streets surrounding Rittenhouse Park along Walnut Street between Broad and 18th Streets and from Locust to Sansom Streets with outdoor dining, pop-up entertainment, family-oriented activities, and sampling booths. This one-day event provides the public with a taste of Center City living.
Wine and Food Festival: Philadelphia Wine and Food Festival highlights over 160 wine samplings providing guests will the opportunity to taste exclusive wines from around the world. Wines will be paired with modern cuisine from Philadelphia’s best restaurants – from charcuterie to gourmet desserts.
Be Well Boot Camp: Be Well Boot Camp is an all-day, exhilarating event dedicated to bringing the Be Well Philly brand to life. The first of its kind in the region, it features the hottest fitness classes with Best of Philly® instructors, interactive panel discussions presented by the region’s top doctors and health experts, and a marketplace full of shopping, consultations, massages, healthy cooking demos, and more. Be Well Boot Camp motivates women to continue their active, healthy lifestyles or make necessary changes to adopt healthier habits.
Best of Philly: Best of Philly®—the most highly anticipated event of the year—celebrates Philadelphia magazine’s annual Best of Philly® issue highlighting all Philadelphia has to offer from the best food, drinks and restaurants to the best places to shop and visit. Approximately 1,000 attendees including all of the Best of Philly® winners, VIP’s, business leaders, influencers, local celebrities, sponsors and members of the press will enjoy the best food in town, listen to the best entertainment, drink the best drinks, and experience the best party of the year.
Battle of the Burger: The Battle of the Burger, a burger lover’s dream come true at the Piazza at Schmidt’s, is Philadelphia magazine’s celebration of the favorite burgers in Philadelphia. To choose which restaurants are invited to participate, Philadelphia locals will vote online for the restaurant with their favorite burger, narrowing it down to the top twenty. These top twenty will then battle it out live at the Battle of the Burger with complimentary samples for all to enjoy. Plus, guests will also enjoy complimentary Amstel® Light.
Philly Mag Shops: In celebration of Philadelphia’s retail scene, Philadelphia magazine hosts Philly Mag Shops—a one-day shopping event that connects our best shops with our best shoppers. A select group of the region’s top boutiques and designers will be invited to sell their goods at a discounted rate.
In addition to taking advantage of one-day only prices, Philly Mag Shops is the culmination of The Philadelphia magazine Fashion Project, Philly Mag’s search for the best and brightest new design talent in the city. The eight finalists’ designs will be prominently displayed at the event, and the winner, as chosen by the public through online voting, will be announced by fashion and lifestyle editor, Emily Goulet.
Brides, Bubbly, and Brunch: Gather your bridal party for a day of pampering and wedding planning with Philadelphia Wedding! Each year we gather the best caterers, latest wedding décor, photographers and designers and must-have bridal fashion to prepare the sophisticated bride for her big day.
Design Home: The Philadelphia magazine Design Home is an exquisite example of luxury living in the Philadelphia region. New construction and renovations, Design Home showcases the best in architecture, interior design, construction, amenities, and trends.
For approximately five weeks, the home is open for tours attracting thousands of affluent consumers from the Main Line, Philadelphia, and surrounding suburbs.
WhiskeyFest: Featuring dozens and dozens of whiskies, scotches, bourbons, rums, vodkas, gins, tequilas and more, Whiskey Fest turns Lincoln Financial field into a celebration of all things liquor. Distilleries both local and from across the world pour samples and mixed cocktails for attendees.
ThinkFest: Ideas, Innovation, Creativity: ThinkFest brings together Philadelphia’s smartest, most innovative, and most creative people to engage in conversations about the future of our city and our world.
This full-day networking event features panel discussions focused on today’s age of innovation and targets an audience of young professionals and entreprenuers looking to change the face of their industry.
Health Hero: The Health Hero Challenge is a social-media-based program where Be Well Philly searches for the region’s champions of health and wellness. The Challenge launches in June with a request for nominations – family, friends, coaches, teachers, co-workers – anyone who’s truly helping others make strides for healthier lives.
16 semi finalists are selected and one winner is voted on through social media.
The winner is announced and honored at an amazing event in December, where all 16 finalists attend with their advocates in an inspirational celebration of everything they do.
Be Well Underground: Be Well Philly Underground is our super-secret fitness club that gives you access to our exclusive pop-up workouts, happy hours, shopping parties and more. Members must sign up to join the Underground community (it’s free!), and then we’ll email you to give you first dibs on the RSVP list for our monthly events. The activities are new and different each and every month, and they’re experiences you can’t get anywhere else.