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Guide To The Welcome America! Festival

Starting June 27th, the massive 4th of July fest will sweep the city, bringing with it a plethora of events for the whole fam. Here’s your guide to the annual celebration.

06/19/2015

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Firefly Music Festival Planning For Crowd Of 90,000

The festival, scheduled from June 18-21, has 119 announced bands, including headliners Paul McCartney, Kings of Leon and The Killers. Last year about 80,000 people attended.

06/11/2015

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Guide To Philly Beer Week 2015

Put on your drinking cap: Philly Beer Week is here at last! This year marks the eighth consecutive year that the massive beer fest—the largest of its kind in the nation—has descended on the city.

05/26/2015

The Roots perform at "The Roots Picnic" music festival at Penn's Landing on June 7, 2008 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

Guide To The 2015 Roots Picnic

This year, Festival Pier is again set to host the annual festival on the waterfront. Here’s what you need to know.

05/22/2015

(The New Jersey state capitol, in Trenton.  File photo by KYW Newsradio)

Forget Scrapple: There’s Beef Over Competing Pork Roll Fests In NJ

“Trenton Pork Roll Festival 2015″ organizer TC Nelson received a cease-and-desist letter from a lawyer for “Official 2nd Annual Pork Roll Festival” organizer Scott Miller.

05/08/2015

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Guide To The Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival & Spring Restaurant Week

Philadelphia-area Restaurant Weeks abound, and this time, it’s Manayunk’s turn!

04/08/2015

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Guide To The 2015 Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival

Celebrate the culture of Japan against a backdrop of gorgeous flowers at this year’s Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival.

04/03/2015

Blake Shelton performs onstage at the 2014 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 4, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images for CMT)

Delaware To Host Dueling Country Music Festivals In 2015

Delaware is now poised to host two major country music festivals just months apart.

12/19/2014

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Study: Delaware’s Firefly Musical Festival Responsible For $68 Million Boost To Local Economy

The information was taken from a study released on Dec. 3rd and conducted by the Center for Applied Business and Economic Research, part of the University of Delaware.

12/04/2014

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Top Fall Festivals In South Jersey

If the falling leaves, blue skies and sweater weather of fall have you craving some festivities in honor of the season, South Jersey has you covered.

09/30/2014

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Guide To The StrEAT Food Festival And Manayunk Restaurant Week

Philadelphia-area Restaurant Weeks abound, and this time, it’s Manayunk’s turn!

09/25/2014

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Getaway Guide: Fall In The Pocono Mountains

The summer crowds are gone, skiers haven’t arrived, driving is a scenic pleasure and the region is alive with activity, from harvest festivals to a country hoe-down and rodeo.

09/18/2014

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South Street Headhouse District To Go Green With Annual Eco-friendly Festival

The 9th annual Greenfest Philly is returning to Headhouse Square, and organizers say they’re expecting at least 10,000 people to attend the eco-friendly festivities.

09/05/2014

2013 Made in America Festival feauring Nine Inch Nails

Guide To The 2014 Made In America Festival

The exciting two day music festival is back for a third year!

08/25/2014

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Guide To The 2014 Philadelphia Folk Festival

Whether you rough it in the campgrounds or make a quick day trip, the 53rd Annual Philadelphia Folk Festival has a lineup that will keep your feet—I mean, clogs—stomping. –Chelsea Karnash THE BASICS What: The […]

08/12/2014

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