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Penn’s Landing

Penn’s Landing

Crowds gather for a festival at Penn’s Landing, a Philly summertime tradition like no other. Each year, the warm-weather season includes the PECO Multicultural Series, Smooth Jazz Summer Nights and Sippin’ by the River....

Credit: Photo by K. Ciappa for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Family, Summer

Feria del Barrio

Feria del Barrio

Spicy salsa rhythms and traditional foods and crafts are just a few of the highlights of Feria del Barrio, the annual September festival in Centro de Oro, the cultural heart of the city’s Latino community....

Credit: Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Events, Latino, Multicultural

Devon Horse Show

Devon Horse Show

The Devon Horse Show, dating to 1896, is the oldest and largest outdoor multi-breed horse competition in the United States. Ever popular among competitors and spectators from around the world, the show maintains its country fair atmosphere, rich with local traditions of the Philadelphia Main Line....

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Events, Sporting Events

Dragon Boat Races

Dragon Boat Races

Teams of 20 rowers in colorful Dragon Boats paddle down the Schuylkill River along Kelly Drive for this annual October festival. Spectators can cheer on their favorite team while enjoying food, music and activities along the river bank....

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Events, Outdoors, Sporting Events

World Cafe Live

World Cafe Live

World Cafe Live is a state-of-the-art performance venue featuring nationally known music acts on its main stage downstairs and local performers in its restaurant-bar upstairs....

Credit: Photo by K. Ciappa for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Dining & Restaurants, Music, Nightlife

Pennsylvania Convention Center

Pennsylvania Convention Center

Opened in June 1993, the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia offers 1.5 million square feet of space and an exhibition hall the size of six football fields. An expansion, underway now, will increase meeting and exhibition space by nearly 60 percent....

Credit: Photo by B. Krist for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Museums & Attractions

Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church

Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church

Philadelphia’s Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church, established in 1768, is the only remaining Colonial Presbyterian church and churchyard in America....

Credit: Photo by B. Krist for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Churches & Sacred Sites, History, Museums & Attractions

Independence Mall, 1979

Independence Mall, 1979

Independence Hall, the former Liberty Bell Pavilion and a fountain appear in this aerial photo shot in 1979....

Credit: Photo courtesy Independence National Historical Park

Tags: Historic District, History, Icons

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in the Society Hill section of Philadelphia has been in continuous use since its first service in 1761. Among its famous worshippers are George and Martha Washington, who sat in pew 41, as well as painter Charles Wilson Peale, who is buried in the churchyard....

Credit: Photo by B. Krist for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Churches & Sacred Sites, Historic District, History, Museums & Attractions

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