Events in Philadelphia

Philly prepares for Holiday Festival 2018 celebration

Organizers behind the annual Philly Holiday Festival 2018 have exciting plans this year for residents of the city in a time when Mayor Kenney believes many need it most. Mayor Kenney announced this year's five-week-long holiday festival on Friday which will officially kick off with Philly...

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 10:12am

Everything you need to know about the Old City Fest 2018

 Old City Fest is back and ready to have everyone come out and enjoy all of the free family fun that the festival has to offer. What is Old City Fest 2018? The website states: Old City Fest is a celebration of art and design, fashion and food, creativity and culture on the streets of America...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 3:29pm

5 free things to do with kids in Philly this month, October 2018

Philly in the fall is an amazing place to be, especially for families. There are so many amazing activities and events going on and the best part is that some of them are free. Here are some of the free things to do with kids in Philly.  5 fun and free things to do with kids in...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 4:37pm

6 free things to do in Philly this month, October 2018

Philly in the fall is an amazing place to be. There are so many amazing activities and events going on and the best part is that some of them are free. Here are six fun and free things to do in Philly this month.  6 free things to do in Philly this month  Celebrate Mural Arts Month...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 1:59pm

10 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? We've got you covered. Enjoy a brunch filled cruise, become a wizard for the day and much more! Here are 10 fun things to do in Philly this weekend.  10 fun things to do in Philly this weekend  Things to do in Philly this weekend:...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 5:03pm

Philly Music Fest 2018: A festival for the people

Philly Music Fest 2018 is the ultimate showcase of local talent and businesses in the city of Brotherly Love. Absolutely everything involved in this festival represents the city from the food to the entertainment.  What to expect at Philly Music Fest 2018 The website states: "Our...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 3:29pm

5 fun things to do in Philly this week

Looking for great, cool things to do in Philly this week? We’ve got you covered with Elton John, jazz, comedy classes and a family look at a J.M. Barrie classic. Things to do in Philly this week The Philadelphia Comedy Academy The first class of stand-up comic Brad Trackman’s...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 11:42am

10 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

Labor Day’s picnics and Made in America just ended, and you still have all that energy? Great. We’ve got you covered with First Friday art openings, punk bands and folkies, family fare and more fun things to do in Philly this weekend. Things to do in Philly this weekend MUISC Alison...

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 11:37am

5 fun things to do in Philly this month, September 2018

If you’re looking to September as a month of openings and fresh faces, we’ve got you covered. From hip-hop’s top man to this city’s coolest charitable food fest, to a literally stripped-bare cycle race, there’s plenty to look forward to as summer turns to fall. Here...

Friday, August 31, 2018 - 3:01am

10 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

If you looking for something fun and unusual to do this weekend, we've got you covered. You can play games and listen to rapping comics (or comic rappers) at MTV’s Wild N’ Out live showcase, you can check out comedian Dan Soder, you can dream along to the classic R&B of Stevie...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 11:49am

Everything you need to know about the Philly 10K 2018

It’s humid and hot during the last weekend in August, probably more so than it’s been all summer. A little more heat isn’t going to stop the endurance runners behind this 6.2 mile stride through the most familiar parts of South Philly and Center City – just like it hasn...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 8:21am

5 fun things to do in Philly this week

Are you looking for something fun and unusual to do this week in the heat of August? We've got you covered. From hanging with cultural elite of Philadelphia’s theater crowd to watching Carson Wentz impersonators strut their stuff, this week has it all. Here are the best things to do in...

Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 1:01pm

Ahead of Philly performance, Patti LaBelle remembers Aretha Franklin

 The passing of Aretha Franklin is an emotional experience for her family, friends, fans, fellow musicians and collaborators, and all who ever heard the Queen of Soul’s powerful voice. All will miss her, including Philadelphia’s Patti LaBelle, a woman who – as the Godmother...

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 2:33pm

Cocktails from Philly bars and restaurants you have to try this summer

When it comes to summer cocktails, there is a line of reasoning that says to keep things light, clear, airy and fresh. Well, it’s hot out there, and some of us need a stiff, complex, chilled – but not freezing – cold drink (this ain’t dessert, kids) to cut through the...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 1:08pm

Quiara Alegría Hudes talks 10th anniversary of In the Heights

If interviews are any good example, playwright-composer Quiara Alegría Hudes is as warm and smart offstage, as she is onstage. You only need consider Elliot, a Soldier's Fugue, her 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning Water by the Spoonful, her recent Off-Broadway collaboration with jazz-folkie Erin...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:27am

10 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

In need of some fun things as the last weeks of August fly by? We've got you covered. From the legendary Cher down the Jersey shore to dining while wearing white, these are the best of the things to do in Philly this weekend. Things to do in Philly this weekend FOOD Diner en Blanc This...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 10:32am

Pauly Shore talks wild Hollywood nights and why Donald Trump is hilarious

Born of comic royalty and raised among giants of Los Angeles stand-up comedy and rock n’ roll, Pauly Shore created a hybrid personae of both genres – with the essence of surfer/stoner lingo for good measure – and became a sensation of the bourgeoning MTV era as a VJ (1989 to 1994...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 8:40am

Third time’s the charm for South Philly Barbacoa

The first time immigration rights activists and wedded restaurateurs Cristina Martinez and Benjamin Miller opened shop to sell barbacoa – a Mexican traditional process of butchering and slow-cooking lamb – under the name South Philly Barbacoa, they did so at a small shop on 11th &...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 9:42am

5 fun things to do in Philly this week

Viral comedy stars, movies about crazy rich Asians and performances by local jazz legends all make this week wonderful. Here's your guide to all the best things to do in Philly this week. Things to do in Philly this week John Crist Within millennial comedy circles, John Crist is a must-see...

Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 1:48pm

10 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

From the return of a local favorite to Spike Lee’s best film in some time, to flights of circus fancy, this weekend flies high. Here are the best things to do in Philly this weekend. Things to do in Philly this weekend ART Larry Fink: The Boxing Photographs Photographer-activist Larry...

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 9:53am