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South Street Headhouse District Spring Festival

South Street Headhouse District Spring Festival

One of the liveliest streets in Philadelphia gets even more animated during the South Street Headhouse District Spring Festival—eight blocks of food, drinks, live music and shopping. Two celebrations in one, the festival also includes Maifest hosted by Brauhaus Schmitz. That means even more activity and fun, of a German...

Credit: Photo by M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Events, Neighborhoods & Towns, Spring

Behind the Sequins: Philadelphia Mummers, Episode Three: Costumes

Behind the Sequins: Philadelphia Mummers, Episode Three: Costumes

"Behind the Sequins: Showtime for the Philadelphia Mummers" is a series of six videos produced by GPTMC about the storied Philadelphia Mummers. The video series tells the Mummers' story through the people who make the costumes, choreograph the routines, build the sets and march—and have for generations....

Tags: Events, Family, Holidays, Icons, Winter

Behind the Sequins: Philadelphia Mummers, Episode Two: Music

Behind the Sequins: Philadelphia Mummers, Episode Two: Music

"Behind the Sequins: Showtime for the Philadelphia Mummers" is a series of six videos produced by GPTMC about the storied Philadelphia Mummers. The video series tells the Mummers' story through the people who make the costumes, choreograph the routines, build the sets and march—and have for generations....

Tags: Events, Family, Holidays, Icons, Winter

Behind the Sequins: Philadelphia Mummers, Episode One: Choreography

Behind the Sequins: Philadelphia Mummers, Episode One: Choreography

"Behind the Sequins: Showtime for the Philadelphia Mummers" is a series of six videos produced by GPTMC about the storied Philadelphia Mummers. The video series tells the Mummers' story through the people who make the costumes, choreograph the routines, build the sets and march—and have for generations....

Tags: Events, Family, Holidays, Icons, Winter

Visit Philly PR on Twitter

Visit Philly PR on Twitter

To communicate with members of the media even more effectively, GPTMC created a Twitter account that's just for them—http://twitter.com/VisitPhillyPR. (In fact, it's a private account, ensuring that only media can view the updates.) @VisitPhillyPR distributes story ideas, news about our projects or campaigns, up-to-date tourism stats, seasonal content and photos...

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Holiday Lights in Philadelphia

Holiday Lights in Philadelphia

Philadelphia glows with holiday cheer. Check out the beautiful lights and displays at City Hall, the Comcast Center, Franklin Square and more....

Tags: Family, Holidays, Winter

Historic Philadelphia

Historic Philadelphia

Taken from GPTMC's high-definition b-roll, this video highlights "America's Most Historic Square Mile." Historic Philadelphia offers moving historic icons, modern museums, entertaining tours, fun family activities, great dining and shopping and a vibrant nightlife scene....

Tags: Family, History, Philadelphia's Historic District

Greater Philadelphia Visitation

Greater Philadelphia Visitation

Greater Philadelphia—that’s Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties—welcomed 42 million domestic visitors in 2016. This marks the seventh consecutive year for record visitation and a 2.4% increase over 2015. Of those 42 million visitors, 37 million (88%) visited for a leisure purpose....

Credit: Graphic by VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Facts & Figures, Visit Philadelphia

Revolutionary: A Pop-Up Street Art Exhibition: Abriendo Camino

Revolutionary: A Pop-Up Street Art Exhibition: Abriendo Camino

Revolutionary: A Pop-Up Street Art Exhibition features 13 works of art that interpret the spirit of revolution at 13 locations in Philadelphia’s Historic District—an area of the city that runs from the Delaware River to 7th Street and from Vine to Lombard Streets. On view from May 25 through July...

Credit: Photo by A. Ricketts for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Arts & Culture, Historic Philadelphia, Public Art, Visit Philadelphia

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