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170 Things to Do in Philly This Week and Weekend

Festivals, Food and Other Fun Stuff TOUR Summer aBroad Augmented Reality Tour Use your smartphone to take an interactive tour of sites in and around […]


Where to Celebrate Bastille Day in Philadelphia

Commemorating the storming of the Bastille prison during the Revolution, le quatorze juillet (July 14th) is France’s celebration of independence. For so long, Bastille Day […]


The Best Philly Food Events Happening in July

Last weekend, I nearly melted, which must mean it’s full-on summer. In Philadelphia, full-on summer means the restaurants that are opening this fall are taking […]

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Your Guide to the Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square

Franklin Square is once again lit up with giant, colorful sculptures of steel and silk. From the fan-favorite 200-foot-long dragon to ornate walk-through tunnels to […]

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Your Guide to Wawa Welcome America, Philadelphia’s Official July 4th Celebration

Philadelphia basically invented independence, so of course we’re going to do the Fourth of July up right. Philly’s annual Independence Day bonanza kicks off on Juneteenth […]

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Where to Celebrate Juneteenth in Philadelphia

On June 19th, 1865, nearly two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, to free the country’s remaining […]

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The Best Spring Festivals to Check Out in Philly

It’s finally spring, which means we are entering peak festival season. Every weekend that it’s nice out, it seems some major Philly street will be […]


The Best Oktoberfest Celebrations Around Philly

Munich celebrates its 188th Oktoberfest this fall. Closer to home, some old local favorites are also back — plus some new celebrations. We’ve got the […]

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The Best Fall Festivals to Check Out This Season in Philly

It’s already September, which means school’s back in session, pumpkin spice lattes have the audacity to be sold in a freaking heatwave, and fall will […]

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First-Ever National Coming Out Day Parade Planned for OURFest This Fall

This past spring, Galaei took up the mantle for Pride after the dissolution of the prior organizations behind Philly’s annual celebration dissolved. In June, the […]

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One of Philly’s Best Music Festivals Returns

Back in 2012, Ernest Stuart had an idea — “a bit of a project,” as he calls it. The jazz trombonist, who has blown his […]

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Manayunk Is Throwing a Party, and All Your Dogs Are Invited

Calling all good boys and good girls: Manayunk is celebrating our four-legged friends on Saturday, August 20th, with Dog Day of Summer, an afternoon of […]

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Tiny Room for Elephants Festival Brings Art, Music and Community to Cherry Street Pier

When Cherry Street Pier opened in 2018, it not only reactivated a long-dormant space, it also let the creative process shine with its public-facing studio […]

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For Its Second Year, B.PHL Innovation Fest Will Be Virtual — and Free

When we last spoke to the organizers behind the three-day city-wide innovation festival B.PHL in March, they were all set to welcome thousands of attendees […]


Everything You Need to Know About Whiskey Fest 2019

On Thursday, October 24th, Philadelphia magazine’s annual Whiskey & Fine Spirits festival returns to Lincoln Financial Field for an evening of brown liquor and so, […]