Things to Do in Philadelphia and South Jersey
From Karrie Gavin, former About.com Guide
- Events, Festivals & Holidays
- Dining & Drinking
- Theater, Comedy, Music & Arts
- Sports, Recreation & Outdoors
- Museums & Historical Attractions
Events, Festivals & Holidays
From holidays to parades to festivals and other events, there's always something exciting going on in Philadelphia.
- Monthly Events Calendars
- Fall Fun
- Fourth of July
- Labor Day
- Martin Luther King Day
- Memorial Day
- Mother's Day
- The Mummer's Parade
- The Philadelphia Flower Show
- St. Patrick's Day
- Valentine's Day
- The Wing Bowl
Dining & Drinking
Philadelphians love food and drink, and we're equally as passionate about digging in to fine French cuisine as we are about eating a greasy cheesesteak. Whether you're looking for a low-key neighborhood bar, a fancy vegan date spot or a restaurant to take your entire extended family to, Philadelphia's got it.
Theater, Comedy, Music & Arts
The Greater Philadelphia area features a diverse array of cultural experiences ranging from opera to punk shows, comedy to dance and so much more.
Sports, Recreation & Outdoors
Whether you're looking to support one of Philadelphia's several professional sports teams or want to get out and get moving yourself, Philadelphia is a great place for sports and recreation.
- Running in Philadelphia
- Cycling in Philadelphia
- Gardening Resources
- Where to Swim in Philadelphia
- Find Phillies Tickets
Museums & Historical Attractions
From the buildings where the Founding Fathers met to quirky museums like the Mutter with its medical oddities, Philadelphia is full of interesting, informational and important museums and historical attractions.