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Festivals

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City Life

Someone Just Bought a $4.5 Million Nickel in Philadelphia

Someone paid $4.5 million for a five-cent coin at an auction in Philadelphia on Wednesday night. The coin, a 1913 Liberty Head Nickel, is one of […]

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City Life

There’s a Giant Pickle Festival Coming to Philadelphia

This September, Philly will get its first-ever pickle festival: Pickledelphia. The event will include everything pickle-lovers could want: fried pickles, pickles on a stick, pickle egg […]

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City Life

Mayor Kenney and Jay-Z: The Official Made (Up) in America Photo

It’s proof of a happy ending. Mayor Jim Kenney and Jay-Z have officially made up after their awkward Made in America mixup — and on […]

City Life

Made in America Isn’t Going Anywhere

It looks like Mayor Jim Kenney’s adamant love for Jay-Z will keep Made in America on the Parkway for years to come. On Monday, Kenney and […]

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City Life

Made in America Won’t Return to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Next Year

This might be the last year you can catch Made in America on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. City officials told Billy Penn that starting in […]

Foobooz

See Who’s Cooking (Together) at the 2018 Audi Feastival

Audi Feastival is back on Thursday, September 27th for its ninth year. The epic blowout party that wraps up the Philly Fringe Festival will still blend art, entertainment, and […]

Foobooz

Here’s What You Need to Know About This Year’s Feastival

What’s cool about Audi Feastival is that it never really gets old. Nine years in, and the annual FringeArts fundraiser is as awesome as it was in year one, which is partly […]

City Life

PHOTOS: Scenes From the 2018 Odunde Festival

On Sunday, Philly celebrated the 43rd annual Odunde festival, the oldest and largest African festival in the U.S. The festival, which takes over the Graduate […]

City Life

Made in America 2018: Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj Together Again (Kinda)

The organizers of Jay-Z’s popular Made in America festival have released the lineup for this year’s set of Labor Day weekend shows along the Parkway. […]

Be Well Philly

Take a Look at the Vendors Lined Up for Philly’s Huge Vegan Food Festival

Hey vegans, vegetarians, and plant-eating folks, remember when we told you that VegFest was coming back after a two-year hiatus? Well, the all-vegan-everything street festival has released the list […]

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City Life

Wawa Welcome America Just Unveiled Its 2018 Schedule

This year’s Wawa Welcome America festival looks like it’s going to be an especially good one. The schedule for the seven-day celebration was announced on Monday, and […]

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City Life

Greased Pole Climbing and Cannoli: Our Favorite Photos From the Italian Market Festival

The South 9th Street Italian Market Festival returned in all its glory this past Saturday and Sunday. Festival-goers stuffed their faces with the city’s finest cannoli, ravioli […]

Foobooz

The Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival Preview Party Is Coming to the Bellevue

The Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival is coming up on Saturday, May 19th. But first, they’re kicking off the spring season with their annual preview party […]

Be Well Philly

Philly’s Huge Vegan Food Festival Is Returning in June After a Two-Year Hiatus

We were pretty bummed back in 2016, when we learned that VegFest — a huge fair celebrating all things vegan — wasn’t happening. We were even […]

Things to Do

First Person Arts Makes It Personal (Again)

Founded in 2000, First Person Arts festival is all about the storytelling. Sometimes the shows are funny, or eye-opening, or gasp-inducing, but they always call for interesting […]