Philadelphia Easter Promenade to Hop Down South Street on Easter Sunday

Philadelphia Easter Promenade to Hop Down South Street on Easter Sunday

Hop on down to South Street Headhouse District for some free, egg-citing family fun during the 87th annual Easter Promenade on Sunday, April 1, 2018.  Come dressed in Sunday Best and parade down South Street in this grand and popular tradition that is the region's largest event on Easter Sunday. Master of ceremonies Henri David returns to lead the parade from the corner of Passyunk Avenue/South Street down to Headhouse Square (2nd Street) at 12:30pm. Enjoy Easter treats, live music from the Philadelphia Freedom Band, the Bunny Hop, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Cottontail and much more. Bring your camera and stick around to meet the Easter Bunny himself, and see who wins the best dressed contests! The parade itself kicks off at 12:30pm with judging until approximately 2:00pm.

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Christmas Village in Philadelphia Announces New Location for 10th Anniversary

Christmas Village in Philadelphia Announces New Location for 10th Anniversary

Christmas Village in Philadelphia announces its return to LOVE Park for its 10th anniversary. Philadelphia’s largest holiday attraction will be the first event to be held in newly renovated LOVE Park (1500 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102). From Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 23th, 2017) through Christmas Eve (Sunday, December 24th, 2017), Christmas Village will transform LOVE Park into an authentic open-air German Christmas market with holiday sights and sounds featuring thousands of twinkling lights, festive Christmas decorations, live music at the main stage, children’s activities and photos with Santa. Shoppers will find high-quality, international and local gifts along with decorations. Visitors are also invited to warm up with a glass of mulled wine or hot chocolate while enjoying the great variety of European food and drinks. Admission is free, with food, drink and shopping pay as you go. Spread the cheer by following @philachristmas on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat, liking Christmas Village in Philadelphia on Facebook and visiting http://www.philachristmas.com/.

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East Passyunk Revs Engines For 12th Annual Car Show And Street Festival With 140 Hot Rides, Street Food, Live Bands, Family Fun And More

East Passyunk Revs Engines For 12th Annual Car Show And Street Festival With 140 Hot Rides, Street Food, Live Bands, Family Fun And More

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) is revving up for the 12th Annual Car Show and Street Festival on Sunday, July 30, 2017, from 11:00am to 4:00pm, on EPA between Broad and Dickinson streets.  Over 140 muscle, classic, antique, custom and show cars, trucks and motorcycles will line the Avenue, with street vendors, rack sales, kids’ activities, live music and the Bang! Boom! CRAFT! Show in between.  Wine and dine among the cars as award-winning restaurants and food trucks serve specially priced street food and summertime drinks. Admission is FREE for attendees and $20 for cars. The rain date is Sunday, August 6, 2017. For information, visit www.visiteastpassyunk.com, tweet at @epassyunkave and follow #passyunkcarshow.
 

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Les Dames d’Escoffier Philadelphia Hosts Summer Garden Party To Benefit The Farm At Bartram's Garden

Les Dames d’Escoffier Philadelphia Hosts Summer Garden Party To Benefit The Farm At Bartram's Garden

All good food has a story—and that’s especially true when it comes to the organic produce grown at the Farm at Bartram’s Garden and to the gourmet meals produced by Les Dames d’Escoffier Philadelphia. Les Dames will host a special summer garden party at the Farm at Bartram's Garden on Thursday, July 20, from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. The public is invited to enjoy fresh fare and specialty drinks along with live music, a silent auction, and conversation about Philly’s food sovereignty and urban farms.  

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Hawthornes Beer Cafe Expands 8th Annual IPA Block Party To Include 75 Selections Of Beer, Champagne, Rose And Sparkling Wine

Hawthornes Beer Cafe Expands 8th Annual IPA Block Party To Include 75 Selections Of Beer, Champagne, Rose And Sparkling Wine

Hawthornes Beer Cafe (738 S. 11th Street) presents the 8th Annual IPA, Champagne and Rosé Block Party on Saturday, July 1, 2017, from 12:00pm to 8:00pm. This all-day, all-ages, free IPA block party expands this year with some sparkling surprises added to the mix, plus more beer than ever and extended party hours. Come out for one of South Philadelphia's largest summer block parties, with over 75 total selections of beer, champagne, sparkling wine, rosé, plus music, family fun, food, live entertainment and much more. The party will stretch from 11th & Fitzwater to 11th & Catharine. Kick-start Independence Day Weekend at South Philly's hoppiest day of the year! Rain date will be Sunday, July 2, 2017. 

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Ardmore's Big Dig: A Free Construction-Themed Carnival For The Whole Family

Ardmore's Big Dig: A Free Construction-Themed Carnival For The Whole Family

The Ardmore Initiative along with several Cricket Avenue businesses will present the Big Dig on Saturday, June 24, 2017, from 9:00am to 12:00pm. The family-oriented construction carnival will take place along Cricket Avenue and on the building site of One Ardmore Place, the 110-unit apartment being built by Dranoff Properties in Ardmore’s vibrant downtown.  The Big Dig is the first in a series of community events being rolled out by the business community to spotlight Ardmore as a live, work and play destination.

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The Piazza At Schmidt's To Host 2017 Official Draft Party Of The Philadelphia 76ers

The Piazza At Schmidt's To Host 2017 Official Draft Party Of The Philadelphia 76ers

The Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons in Northern Liberties will host the 2017 Official Draft Party of the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday, June 22 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fans are invited to watch the 2017 NBA Draft broadcast live on the Piazza’s 400-square-foot HD LED screen. The Sixers hold the third overall pick in addition to four second-round selections. While they watch the draft on the big screen, guests will enjoy appearances by Sixers legends, mascot Franklin, Sixers Dancers and more. The party will also feature a live DJ, trivia contests, vendors, silent auction, and food and drink specials from restaurants within the Piazza. Fans may visit bit.ly/SixersDraftRSVP for free registration instructions and event information.  Tickets are limited to 3,000 and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. The first 500 fans in the doors will receive a free limited edition tee-shirt. The party is open to fans of all ages! Rain or shine. The Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons is located at 1001 N 2nd St., Philadelphia, PA 19123. 

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Celebrate Mom with Freebies, Brunch, And Dinner Service At These Philadelphia Restaurants This Sunday, May 14

Celebrate Mom with Freebies, Brunch, And Dinner Service At These Philadelphia Restaurants This Sunday, May 14

Whether Mom prefers to celebrate her day on a more casual note with pizza or tacos, or maybe she wants to be showered with champagne brunch and blood orange cocktails, we have you covered on the best spots to treat your favorite ladies' this Mother's Day. These Philadelphia restaurants are offering free food, special menus, and the best views this Sunday, May 14th. 

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South Street Spring Festival Returns Saturday, May 6th With 30+ Bands, 35+ Restaurants, 125+ Vendors, Philly Taco Contest, Maifest, Rocky Horror Time Warp, And More

South Street Spring Festival Returns Saturday, May 6th With 30+ Bands, 35+ Restaurants, 125+ Vendors, Philly Taco Contest, Maifest, Rocky Horror Time Warp, And More

Eat, drink, shop, rock - and time warp! South Street Headhouse District presents South Street Spring Festival this Saturday, May 6, 2017, from 11:00am to 8:00pm. Philadelphia’s largest spring festival takes South (between Front and 8th) and Headhouse Plaza (between South and Lombard), plus connecting side streets. The all-ages, all-day, free outdoor block party will feature 125+ vendors, 35+ restaurants and bars, 30+ bands, 3 stages, 7 performance areas, 24 makers/artists and more.

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