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Aug 16 2013

25 Not-To-Be-Missed Fall Festivals In Philly

Spectacular Celebrations Take Place All Season Long Throughout Greater Philadelphia

Fall in Philadelphia means the air is cool and crisp; seasonal fruits and vegetables transform local cuisine; hues of orange, red and brown dominate the landscape; and tens of thousands of people gather at spots all over the region for awesome autumnal festivals. Whether revelers don their Harry Potter-style glasses and broomsticks (Harry Potter Weekend), set out to watch ancient Chinese sea vessels race along the Schuylkill River (Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival) or enjoy Grammy Award-winning musical acts (WHYY Connections Festival), there’s something to celebrate all season long in Philadelphia. Here are 25 not-to-be-missed events:


Arts & Crafts:

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Mar 25 2013

Philly Neighborhoods Host Fun & Funky Festivals All Year Long

Seasonal Celebrations Pay Homage To Beer, Art, Music, Zombies & More

Philadelphians love their festivals. Whether it’s local artisans and craftspeople sharing their wares in West Philadelphia, a traditional Yoruba-style street fair on South Street, a craft beer party on East Passyunk Avenue or a re-enactment of the storming of the Bastille in Fairmount, there’s always a reason to celebrate in the authentically Philly neighborhoods outside of Center City. The following are some mark-the-calendar happenings for 2013:

Fishtown & Northern Liberties:

  • Lining the cobblestone street with artists of all stripes and genres, the Trenton Avenue Arts Festival includes the storied Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby, a quirky competition for the most
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Feb 21 2013

Philly Neighborhoods Host Festivals Galore All Year Long

Seasonal Celebrations Pay Homage To Books, Beer, Arts, America, Music, Movies & More

Philadelphians love their festivals. Whether it’s local artisans and craftspeople sharing their wares on Penn’s Landing, a celebration of the fall season in Midtown Village, a traditional Yoruba-style street fair on South Street or a craft beer party on East Passyunk Avenue, there’s always a reason to celebrate in neighborhoods in and around Center City. The following are some mark-the-calendar happenings for 2013:

CENTER CITY

Benjamin Franklin Parkway:

  • For the third year running, the Philadelphia Science Festival will unleash 10 days of exploratory exhibitions, lectures, debates and hands-on activities on campuses, museums and other venues around the city, culminating
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Sep 12 2011

Philadelphia Shows A Passion For Fashion & Design This Fall

In Style This Season: The Philadelphia Collection, DesignPhiladelphia & Calderwood Gallery Move

Fashion and design are in season this fall in Philadelphia, and the city is welcoming the cooler months with events, exhibitions and openings tailored to inspire winter wardrobes and new home looks. It all kicks off on September 12 with the second annual Philadelphia Collection, a two-week celebration of all things stylish. The focus then moves to design, with special exhibits, events, open houses and openings, including the buzzed-about move of the Calderwood Gallery to North Broad Street and the first design show house in Chestnut Hill since 1997. Here’s a look at how residents and visitors can stay en

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Sep 15 2010

Fashion Weeks, Festivals & Exhibits Make For A Stylish Fall In Philly

24 Days Of Fashion & Design Events Feature Nigel Barker, A Project Runway Contestant & Nicole Miller Designs; September 23-October 17

Fashion and design are in season this fall in Philadelphia. The runways will be packed with two fashion-focused events that span two weeks: Philadelphia Fashion Week and the first-ever Philadelphia Collection 2010. Design fans will get their fill, too, thanks to the sixth annual DesignPhiladelphia, a celebration of everything from interior design to architecture to culinary arts and more. Best of all, many of these events run over the long Columbus Day weekend, October 8-11, making it easy for fashion and design fans to hit all the runway shows, exhibits, workshops, pop-up boutiques and trunk shows on their lists. Style-loving

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