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Joe Frazier Statue

Joe Frazier Statue

The 12-foot bronze statue of Philadelphia boxing legend Joe Frazier sits directly outside of the Xfinity Live! complex. Artist Stephen Layne recreated Frazier in mid-punch, illustrating the moment after Frazier landed the punch that knocked down Muhammad Ali in the fifteenth round of their fight on March 8, 1971, at...

Credit: Photo by VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Icons, Public Art, Sporting Events

Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta

Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta

The Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta, the largest collegiate regatta in the nation and a Philadelphia tradition, takes place on the Schuylkill River in beautiful Fairmount Park. The two-day race attracts competitors from colleges across the country and Canada and draws tens of thousands of spectators each year....

Credit: Photo by A. Ricketts for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Events, Outdoors, Sporting Events

Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta

Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta

The Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta, the largest collegiate regatta in the nation and a Philadelphia tradition, takes place on the Schuylkill River in beautiful Fairmount Park. The two-day race attracts competitors from colleges across the country and Canada and draws tens of thousands of spectators each year....

Credit: Photo by A. Ricketts for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Events, Outdoors, Sporting Events

Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta

Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta

The Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta, the largest collegiate regatta in the nation and a Philadelphia tradition, takes place on the Schuylkill River in beautiful Fairmount Park. The two-day race attracts competitors from colleges across the country and Canada and draws tens of thousands of spectators each year....

Credit: Photo by A. Ricketts for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Events, Outdoors, Sporting Events

Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta

Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta

The Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta, the largest collegiate regatta in the nation and a Philadelphia tradition, takes place on the Schuylkill River in beautiful Fairmount Park. The two-day race attracts competitors from colleges across the country and Canada and draws tens of thousands of spectators each year....

Credit: Photo by A. Ricketts for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Events, Outdoors, Sporting Events

I Am Philadelphia

I Am Philadelphia

This destination video mixes breathtaking views, city and regional imagery and a stellar soundtrack to convey the 21st-century Philadelphia. Looking for things to do in Philadelphia? Look here....

Tags: Architecture, Arts & Culture, Dining & Restaurants, Events, History, Museums & Attractions, Music, Nightlife, Outdoors, Parks & Gardens, Performing Arts, Public Art, Sporting Events

Harry Potter Festival

Harry Potter Festival

Germantown Avenue in Philadelphia’s Chestnut Hill neighborhood transforms into Hogsmeade during the Harry Potter Festival. Each fall, the celebration enchants with events including a Potter Pub Crawl, an opening Sorting Hat Ceremony, a Horcrux scavenger hunt, an all-day Quidditch Tournament at Hogwarts (a.k.a. Chestnut Hill College) and classes in defense...

Credit: Photo by A. Sinagoga for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Events, Sporting Events

Broad Street Run

Broad Street Run

The largest 10-mile run in the nation, the Broad Street Run stretches from W. Fisher Avenue in North Philadelphia, past a variety of neighborhoods along Broad Street, all the way to inside the Philadelphia Navy Yard at the southernmost end of Broad Street. The event attracts 35,000 runners each year....

Credit: Photo by M. Edlow for VISIT PHILADELPHIA™

Tags: Events, Icons, Outdoors, Sporting Events

Broad Street Run

Broad Street Run

The largest 10-mile run in the nation, the Broad Street Run stretches from W. Fisher Avenue in North Philadelphia, past a variety of neighborhoods along Broad Street, all the way to inside the Philadelphia Navy Yard at the southernmost end of Broad Street. The event attracts 35,000 runners each year....

Credit: Photo by M. Edlow for VISIT PHILADELPHIA™

Tags: Events, Icons, Outdoors, Sporting Events

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