About Old City
Interested in big nights on Thursdays? The Old City district in northeast Philly is the main center for historic preservation but stays upbeat with things like widely advertised Thursday happy hours! Old City is lined with history, charming local shops and famous dining. The liberty bell, independence hall and the home of Betsy Ross are just a few of the major sites to see during the day. Tours are offered regularly on a daily basis, but don?t start too late because there are a lot of National treasures to discover. In the works is an action plan referred to as the ?Old City Vision? which will reshape the street sides by preserving history and blending in a twist of modern architecture. Authentic souvenirs as well as famous Philly cheese steaks are also a must while in this district. Old City also has an event called first Fridays. On the first Friday of every month, shops and galleries stay open late with offers of wine, cheese, and special exhibits. Strolling underneath the streetlights on bona fide brick sidewalks is a great way to spend a relaxing evening in Philadelphia.
Old City News & Articles
Events in Old City
Roots Picnic 2018
Celebrating its eleven-year anniversary, Roots Picnic once again aligns music, art, fashion, comedy, wellness, and consciousness into a cultural experience unlike anything else on the scene.
Father's Day in the Workshop
A toolbox for Dad is good, but building it on your own is even better! Join us for our Father's Day Workshop program at Independence Seaport Museum on Saturday, June 16, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Dropkick Murphys And Flogging Molly
This is an all weather event. This venue is standing room only - NO seats! Doors open at 6:00 pm.
Coheed and Cambria & Taking Back Sunday
Coheed and Cambria and Taking Back Sunday will get quite familiar this summer as the two bands will co-headline U.S. amphitheaters this summer
Old City Updates
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May 23 at 08:00 PM · May 24, 01:00 AM
May 13 at 03:00 PM · 05:00 pm
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