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5 THINGS TO DO IN PHILADELPHIA, PA (OCTOBER 18 - OCTOBER 27)

Pennsylvania Fall Foliage

Pennsylvania Fall Foliage

October • nature

Autumn reveals its stunning colors across the Keystone State

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

August 19–October 29, 2023 • event

Lots of entertainment in a picturesque setting

Whale & Dolphin Watching

Whale & Dolphin Watching

March–December (best in June–September) • nature

In southern New Jersey, you can observe several sea mammal species next to the shore

Fall Foliage

Fall Foliage

late October–mid-November • nature

Enjoy Philly's outdoors on a crisp fall day

Halloween

Halloween

October  • event

The Greater Philadelphia area offers a variety of spooky attractions

23 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Lititz Fire & Ice

Lititz Fire & Ice

out of rangeFebruary 17–26, 2023 • event

A free winter festival in Lititz, a cozy Pennsylvania town

Lancaster Hot Air Balloon Festival

Lancaster Hot Air Balloon Festival

out of rangeSeptember 14–17, 2023 • event

Experience the magic of vibrant balloons lifting off over the rolling hills of southern Pennsylvania

Philly 4th of July Events and Fireworks

Philly 4th of July Events and Fireworks

out of rangeJune 19–July 4 • event

Celebrate Independence Day in America's Birthplace

Shofuso Cherry Blossom Festival of Philadelphia

Shofuso Cherry Blossom Festival of Philadelphia

out of rangeApril 15–16, 2023 • event

Enjoy hundreds of blooming trees and Japanese culture at Pennsylvania's top cherry blossom fest

Chinese New Year in Philadelphia

Chinese New Year in Philadelphia

out of rangeJanuary 21–22 & 28–29, 2023 • event

Celebrate with iconic Chinatown lion parades and multiple festivities across Philly

Fan Expo Philadelphia

Fan Expo Philadelphia

out of rangeJune 2–4, 2023 • event

The largest popular culture event in Philly

New Year's Eve & New Year's Day

New Year's Eve & New Year's Day

out of rangeDecember 31–January 1 • event

Whichever way you prefer to usher in the New Year, there's plenty to do in Philly

Cherry Blossoms

Cherry Blossoms

out of rangeApril • nature

Take in the ultimate explosion of spring colors throughout the City of Brotherly Love

Philadelphia Mummers Parade

Philadelphia Mummers Parade

out of rangeJanuary 1 • event

Possibly the oldest folklore festival tradition in the United States

Christmas Lights in PA

Christmas Lights in PA

out of rangeearly November–early January • event

Best places in the state to get yourself into the Christmas spirit

Firefly Music Festival

Firefly Music Festival

on holdSeptember 22–25, 2022 • event

Unforgettable multi-genre music experience with camping and glamping in Dover, Delaware

Philadelphia Labor Day Weekend

Philadelphia Labor Day Weekend

out of rangeSeptember 2–3, 2023 • event

Join Philly's heartwarming farewell to the summer

Christmas Lights in Baltimore

Christmas Lights in Baltimore

out of rangelate November–late December  • event

Explore Inner Harbor and beyond during the festive season

St. Patrick's Day Parade

St. Patrick's Day Parade

out of rangeMarch 12, 2023 • event

The second oldest celebration in the U.S. has continued for over 250 years

Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds

out of rangeApril–late September • nature

Ruby-throated hummers abound throughout Pennsylvania during the warm season

Christmas Lights in Philadelphia

Christmas Lights in Philadelphia

out of rangemid-November–early January • event

Ring in another holiday season in the City of Brotherly Love!

Philadelphia Christmas Village

Philadelphia Christmas Village

out of rangeNovember 18–December 24, 2023 • event

An authentic German Christmas market, an old-fashioned carousel, and carriage rides in the heart of the city

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

out of rangeNovember 25, 2022–March 6, 2023 • event

Experience Philly's favorite winter tradition on Penn's Landing

Decibel Metal & Beer Fest

Decibel Metal & Beer Fest

out of rangeApril 14–15, 2023 • event

Enjoy one of the world's loudest metal music & beer festivals

Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend

unconfirmedlate May 2023 • event

Philly offers a bunch of opportunities to honor service members and to kick off the summer season

Philadelphia Marathon

Philadelphia Marathon

out of rangeNovember 17–19, 2023 • event

One of the oldest marathons in the USA dating back to the 1920s

Pints in the Park

Pints in the Park

unconfirmedlate July 2023 • event

A one-day springtime festival at Washington Lake Park

Clifford Brown Jazz Festival

Clifford Brown Jazz Festival

out of rangeJune 21–24, 2023 • event

A free outdoor jazz marathon

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