Washington Crossing Reenactment
McKonkey Ferry Inn • Philadelphia, PA 18977
Washington Crossing Historic Park
Watch the excitement of this pivotal point in the Revolutionary War when Washington and his troops crossed the Delaware River on Christmas Day during this annual event that features hundreds of reenactors in Continental military dress cross the river in replica Durham boats. Held in December.
Walk for Parkinson's
Starts on Kelly (East River) Drive at Lloyd Hall • Philadelphia, PA 19102
Walk for Parkinson's is an all-age, all ability walk to benefit The Parkinson Council. Sidewalk and a hard surface path make this walk welcoming for all including those in wheelchairs, strollers or carriages. The Council is the Philadelphia area chapter of the National Parkinson Foundation with a mission to promote the search for the cause and cure for Parkinson's, to educate and to improve the quality of life for patients and their families. more...
Gingerbread Competition and Display
Routes 202 & 263 • Lahaska, PA 18931
Located at Peddler's Village
Over 60 breathtaking creations of gingerbread and confection are featured during this holiday event that lasts for almost two months and features gingerbread houses in an array of styles including Victorian, authentic reproductions of significant buildings, unusual three dimensional creations, and much more. Begins in November.
A Wedding Extravaganza in Philadelphia
3549 Chestnut Philadelphia • Philadelphia, PA 19104
Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel
Located in the elegant Sheraton University City Hotel, top local wedding professionals are here to answer all and any questions you may have while giving you the personal attention you deserve. Door prizes will be given out every seven-minutes. Held in October. more...
International Gem & Jewelry Show
100 Station Avenue • Philadelphia, PA 19456
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center At Oaks
Founded in 1967, in the Washington, D.C. area by Herbert A. Duke Sr., the renowned International Gem & Jewelry Show features exhibitors selling the highest quality loose gems, gold, silver, estate jewelry, beads, accessories and much more all at the best possible prices. This show will take place on April 26th-28th, 2013. Show hours are Friday 12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m, Sunday11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m more...
Ritz at the Bourse
400 Ranstead Street • Philadelphia, PA 19106
Ritz at the Bourse is located on 4th Street between Market and Chestnut.
125 South 2nd Street • Philadelphia, PA 19106
Ritz East is located between Chestnut and Walnut Streets and Front and Second Streets.
Walter K. Gordon Theater
3rd & Pearl Streets • Camden, NJ 08102
Rutgers University at Camden
856-225-2700 (Box Office)
A highly versatile performance space, the Walter K. Gordon Theater is a 650-seat proscenium theater with state-of-the-art lighting, sound and video/multimedia capability and luxurious seating with no obstructed views. It is the perfect venue for symphony orchestras, annual meetings, graduation ceremonies, film screenings, popular concerts and more.
Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, The
1520 Locust Street, Suite 500 • Philadelphia, PA 19102
Held at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia is a 33-member ensemble led by Ignat Solzhenitsyn. Established in 1964, by Marc Mostovoy, the Chamber is a founding resident company of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Each year from September through May, the Chamber performs 10 pairs of concerts in the intimate 650-seat Perelman Theater. more...
Opera Company of Philadelphia, The
1420 Locust Street, Suite 210 • Philadelphia, PA 19102
Located in Center City Philadelphia
The Opera Company of Philadelphia is "Philadelphia's only producer of grand opera." Established in 1975, following a merger between the Philadelphia Grand Opera Company and the Philadelphia Lyric Opera Company, the Opera Company of Philadelphia's season includes four mainstage productions that are performed at the Academy of Music, America's oldest continuously-running opera house. more...
Academy of Music, The
Located at Broad & Locust Streets
Home to the Pennsylvania Ballet and the Opera Company of Philadelphia, the Academy is the oldest grand opera house in the United States still used for its original purpose. The Academy is owned by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association and is managed by the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. more...
1819 JFK Boulevard, Suite 210 • Philadelphia, PA 19103
"Regarded as one of the premier ballet companies in the nation," Pennsylvania Ballet is the "premier classical ballet company in the Philadelphia region." Comprised of 40 dancers, Pennsylvania Ballet presents six productions each season at the Academy of Music or the Merriam Theater at the University of the Arts. more...
Philadelphia Orchestra, The
260 South Broad Street, Suite 1600 • Philadelphia, PA 19102
Managed by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association, the Philadelphia Orchestra has become one of the leading orchestras in the world since its founding in 1900. In 1925, the Philadelphia Orchestra was the first symphonic orchestra to make electrical recordings. The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts hosts the Orchestra’s home subscription concerts. more...
Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, The
1616 Walnut Street, Suite 1600 • Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-569-8080 (Box Office)
The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society (PCMS) performs more than 60 chamber music concerts, instrumental and vocal recitals, jazz and special programs in the Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and other Philadelphia venues each season. more...
Trocadero Theatre, The
1003 Arch Street • Philadelphia, PA 19107
Located at 10th and Arch Streets, one block from the Philadelphia Convention Center, the Trocadero is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places and is the only 19th century Victorian theatre still in operation in the United States. The Trocadero Theatre can be rented. more...
Susquehanna Bank Center, The
One Harbour Boulevard • Camden, NJ 08103
Located on The Camden Waterfront
856-338-9000 or 215-336-2000 (Tickets)
Formerly the Tweeter Center, the Susquehanna Bank Center is a 25,000-seat outdoor amphitheater. During the fall and winter, the Susquehanna Bank Center becomes a climate-controlled, 1,600 to 7,000-seat indoor venue. more...
Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts (RCCA)
3rd and Pearl Streets @ The Ben Franklin Bridge • Camden, NJ 08102
Rutgers University Camden Campus
856-225-2700 (Box Office)
Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts is "a multi-venue arts institution that produces and presents year-round programs in the visual arts, performing arts, and arts education." A designated "Major Arts Organization of New Jersey," RCCA's three main venues are the Walter K. Gordon Theater, Stedman Gallery, and the Black Box Studio. more...
American Historical Theatre
2008 Mt. Vernon Street • Philadelphia, PA 19130
Intended to educate and entertain, this theatre company produces programs featuring notable figures in American history. These personalities have included Benjamin Franklin, Edgar Allen Poe, Molly Pitcher, Harriet Tubman, Alice Paul, Charles Lindbergh, Eleanor Roosevelt, General Frederick Von Steuben, William Penn, Abigail Adams, Betsy Ross, Martha Washington, Major Benjamin Tallmadge, Susan B. Anthony, and Frederick Douglass. more...
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut Street • Philadelphia, PA 19107
Located in Philadelphia's Center City
The "Official State Theatre of Pennsylvania," Walnut Street Theatre is a National Historic Landmark that has been operating continuously as a theatre since its establishment in 1809. Walnut Street Theatre is the oldest theatre in America. more...
Arden Theatre Company
40 North 2nd Street • Philadelphia, PA 19106
Between Market and Arch Streets in Old City
215-922-1122 (Box Office)
One of the most innovative professional theaters in Philadelphia, this theatre company next to historic Christ Church provides a diverse season of high-quality productions which include world premiere plays, hot musicals, and classics that are appropriate for families and adults. more...
Philadelphia Theatre Company
230 South Broad Street, Suite 1105 (Office) • Philadelphia, PA 19102
215-985-0420 (Box Office)
The leading producer of contemporary American theater in Philadelphia, this theatre company features the finest regional talent, as well as Tony award-winning actors and directors. They produce fresh, innovative theatrical works each season at the state-of-the-art 365-seat Suzanne Roberts Theatre at 480 South Broad Street. more...
Wilma Theater, The
Broad & Spruce Streets • Philadelphia, PA 19107
Located on the Avenue of the Arts
215-546-STAGE (Box Office)
The Wilma Theater "exists to present theater as an art form, engaging artists and audiences in an adventure of aesthetic philosophical reflection of the complexities of contemporary life." This is accomplished by “producing thoughtful, well-crafted, productions of intelligent, daring plays that represent a range of voices, viewpoints, and production styles." more...
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition
222 North 20th Street • Philadelphia, PA 19085
The Franklin Institute
Journey back to 1912 and experience the legend of Titanic like never before. See the story behind the legendary Titanics short journey from construction and destruction to eventual recovery and commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the sinking of the unsinkable ship. Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition is now open at The Franklin Institute. more...
Main Line Antiques Show
1001 Eagle School Road at Mellon Hall • Wayne, PA 19087
Valley Forge Military Academy and College
Benefiting Surrey Services for Seniors, this two-day show features quality East Coast dealers, including Marvin Baer, Deena Goldstein, Ayscough Antiques, Renee Carol Rush, Rosemarie Antiques, Lorraine Wambold Estate Jewelry and Don Storrar Bethune Fine Art & Antiques. Held in November.
Philadelphia Flower Show
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Celebrate Flower Show Week when the world's premier indoor flower show, the Philadelphia Flower Show, blooms into the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Take time to smell the flowers and spend a while longer. After basking in the beauty of the Show, venture out into Philadelphia and take advantage of special Flower Show Week offers at area restaurants, shop, theaters, gardens, and hotels. Stay at one of the many deluxe hotels and enjoy the tastes, sights, and sounds of Philadelphia. Held in March. more...
Philadelphia International Gay And Lesbian Film Fe
234 Market Street, 4th Floor • Philadelphia, PA 19106
A Fun time screening and discussing new films and introducing new filmmakers. Held in July. more...
Philadelphia Independent Film & Video Festival
626 Marlyn Road • Philadelphia, PA 19151
Held in May, the Philadelphia Independent Film & Video Festival offers guests a chance to screen movies, discuss and ask questions about the fims and more.
Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation
1200 Market Street • Philadelphia, PA 19107
Savor the finest dishes and drinks prepared by the nation's hottest chefs and mixologists, enjoy the best wines and bid in exciting live and silent auctions. All this to catch the more than 12 million children at risk of hunger and surround them with the nutritious foods where they live, learn and play! 100% of ticket sales help ensure no kid in America grows up hungry. Held in May. more...
Philadelphia Folk Festival
7113 Emlen Street • Philadelphia, PA 19119
Thank you to everyone who helped make the 47th Annual Philadelphia Folk Festival not only a great success but a whole lot of fun! We could not have asked for better performers, audience, volunteers and vendors. Held in October. more...
Philadelphia Independent Film Festival
2002 Ludlow Street • Philadelphia, PA 19103
Media Bureau would like to announce the launch of the Philadelphia Independent Film Festival, which seeks to further enable the culture of independent filmmaking by sponsoring an annual event with screenings and discussion of locally and globally produced movies and movies-in-progress. Held in June. more...
Puerto Rican Day Parade
Center City - JFK Parkway
Fun for the whole family. A fun parade everyone can enjoy with floats, music, entertainment and more. Held in September.
Dunkin Donught's Thanksgiving Day Parade
The nation's oldest Thanksgiving Day parade, this parade features beautiful floats. The parade starts at 20th and Market Streets and runs along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
Mummers New Year's Day Parade
Beginning at 15th and Market Streets
A Philadelphia tradition dating back to before the Revolutionary War, you'll experience holiday revelry at its best as Philadelphia Mummers take to parading the streets of this historic city on New Year's Day. About 15,000 Mummers perform in this parade in the divisions of String Bands, Fancies and Comics, and Fancy Brigades. more...
St. Patrick's Day Parade
P.O. Box 32158 • Philadelphia, PA 19153
The Irish in Philadelphia first celebrated St. Patrick's Day in 1771, five years before the Declaration of Independence was signed; making it this annual event more than 235 years old. The second largest parade in the United States, Philadelphia's St. Patrick's Day Parade takes place on the Sunday prior to St. Patrick's Day unless March 17th falls on Sunday. When March 17th falls on a Sunday, the parade is held on March 17th, St. Patrick's Feast Day. more...
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