Philadelphia's 88th Easter Promenade Set to Hop Down South Street on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019

Philadelphia's 88th Easter Promenade Set to Hop Down South Street on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019

Hop on down to South Street Headhouse District for some FREE, egg-citing family fun during Philadelphia's 88th Annual Easter Promenade on Sunday, April 21, 2019.  Philadelphia’s oldest and largest Easter traditions invites you to join the pastel sea of bonnets, bow ties and bunny ears. Promenade down one of America’s most famous and colorful streets in this grand tradition that dates back to 1931.

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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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East Passyunk Hosts New Flavors Street Festival With 27 Award-Winning Restaurants, Live Music, Sidewalk Sales And Free Family Fun

East Passyunk Hosts New Flavors Street Festival With 27 Award-Winning Restaurants, Live Music, Sidewalk Sales And Free Family Fun

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District presents Flavors on the Avenue: A Street Festival on Sunday, April 30, 2017, from 12:00pm to 5:00pm. The brand-new street festival will feature five blocks of street food, seasonal sips, craft beer, live music, sidewalk sales and free family fun on five blocks – from Broad to Dickinson streets.  Twenty-seven award-winning restaurants and bars will bring their signature cuisine outside under the blue skies.  Craft beer and wine will pour from the festival beer tent – and select restaurants will also offer seasonal cocktails, beer and wines for the crowds.

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New Spring Break Camp Lets Children Run Off And Join The Circus

New Spring Break Camp Lets Children Run Off And Join The Circus

Philadelphia School of Circus Arts announces a brand new, full-day Spring Break Circus Camp for students looking to run off to the big top. Children (ages seven to fourteen) are invited to walk the wire, take to the air and juggle their creativity from 9:00am to 3:00pm, between April 10-14, 2017, at PSCA's studio (5900A Greene Street). Campers can enroll for one day or the whole week. Registration is $80 per day or $375 for all five.  For registration and additional camp information, call 215-849-1991 or visit phillycircus.com

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Philadelphia's 86th Easter Promenade Set To Hop Down South Street On Easter Sunday

Philadelphia's 86th Easter Promenade Set 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 85th annual Easter Promenade on Sunday, April 16, 2017.  Come dressed in your Sunday Best and promenade down South Street in this grand and popular tradition that last year drew record crowds. Master of ceremonies Henri David returns to lead the parade from the corner of Passyunk Avenue/South Street down to Headhouse Square (2nd Street). Enjoy Easter treats, live music from the Philadelphia Freedom Band, the Bunny Hop, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Cottontail and much more until 2:00pm. Bring your camera and stick around to meet the Easter Bunny himself, and see who wins the best dressed contests!

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Universoul Circus Set To Electrify In 20th Season In Philadelphia November 3-27, 2016

Universoul Circus Set To Electrify In 20th Season In Philadelphia November 3-27, 2016

UniverSoul Circus announces its return to Philadelphia for its 20th anniversary season in Fairmount Park (next to Mann Center) with 47 grand shows from November 3-27, 2016. Philadelphia will serve as the ultimate finale and serve as UniverSoul’s final stop for their 2016 tour. A big top spectacle of global proportions, this milestone edition is ready to take fans of all ages on an unforgettable journey of light, sound and soul. Get ready for electrifying, edge-of-your-seat performances. Hailed as the most interactive circus in the world, UniverSoul Circus promises to be a show you will never forget. Tickets on sale now for $19 to $30 via Ticketmaster.com or by calling (800) 745-3000.

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Old City Fest Celebrates Art and Design, Fashion and Food, Creativity and Culture on Sunday, October 11, 2015

Old City Fest Celebrates Art and Design, Fashion and Food, Creativity and Culture on Sunday, October 11, 2015

Old City District presents Old City Fest on Sunday, October 11, 2015, from 12:00pm to 6:00pm, along N. 3rd Street (from Market to Race) and Arch Street (from 2nd to 4th). Activities will include a festival stage with live music, runway fashion show, design showcase installation, family fun zone, pop-up street performances and a wide array of food, beverages, art, craft and retail shopping, with 100+ Old City vendors participating. Admission is free, with food and drink pay-as-you-go. For more info, visit oldcitydistrict.org, tweet @oldcitydistrict or call (215) 592-7929. Old City Fest is produced by Old City District with support from major sponsors Xfinity, Mighty Engine, Kaiserman Company, Colonial Penn Life Insurance, More FM and Where Magazine, plus other sponsors and contributors.
 

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Mt. Airy Restaurants Debut Brunch Sessions: Four Seasons of Prix-Fixe with Three Courses of Seasonally Inspired Fare

Mt. Airy Restaurants Debut Brunch Sessions: Four Seasons of Prix-Fixe with Three Courses of Seasonally Inspired Fare

Mt. Airy adds a brunch twist to the classic restaurant week concept! Starting the weekend of April 5th and 6th, Mt. Airy restaurants will present seasonally inspired, three course menus during ‘Mt. Airy Brunch Sessions: Four Seasons of Prix-Fixe.’ Chefs will present off-menu dishes and signature favorites that celebrate the flavors of spring. Sample everything from frisee salad (with crispy pancetta, sliced pear, ricotta salata, mint vinaigrette) to bread pudding French toast (with strawberry-rhubarb compote) to a corned beef hash flatbread. Participating restaurants include Avenida RestaurantEarth Bread + BreweryGeechee Girl Rice CafeGoat HollowJyoti Indian BistroLittle Jimmie's Bakery Cafe and Trolley Car Diner.  Each prix-fixe meal is $16.00 per person and includes a starter, entrée, side, and choice of coffee or tea.  For menus and restaurant information, visit www.gomtairy.com. Stay tuned for the dates of the summer, fall and winter editions of Brunch Sessions. For menus and full details click below. 

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