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Fun Events in Philly This Week

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91 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend

MULTIPLE DAYS SPOOKY Halloween Nights at Eastern State Penitentiary As per tradition this time of year, Fairmount’s most photogenic prison has been divided into multiple […]


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 […]


The Best Philly Food Events Happening in September

No, you’re not imagining the date on the calendar. September is, indeed, already here. The days are getting shorter, there’s (hopefully) a little chill in […]

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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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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 […]

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Your Guide to the Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square

Franklin Square will once again light up with giant, colorful sculptures of steel and silk. From the fan-favorite 164-foot-long (fire-breathing!) dragon to ornate walk-through tunnels […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]