About Center City
In the middle of Center City Philadelphia you will find a proud history lined with sophisticated modernity. Located on the south east side of Philadelphia county, Center City is the major business district of the area. The contemporary Center City nightlife along with museums, shopping, restaurants and City Hall, lie below the tallest buildings in Downtown Philly. Though the center is established, it is full of professors and young professionals alike. The Northern area tends to attract the creative artsy scene, as the south end tends to hold a more scholarly venue. If you are interested in critiquing artwork while sipping classy cocktails, Center City is the place to be. There is a large selection of cafes, theaters, lounges, and shopping. Want a break from the bustling city? There are other things to do in Center City Philadelphia. Enjoy the outdoors in places like Fairmount Park where trails run through wide open patches of grass under shades of green. Philadelphia has a smooth subway system that runs through the entire city, including the center district. Not to mention, catching a quick ride to the New Jersey transit is fast and easy. Much of the history is still seen through the lens of renovated modern architecture which ties together different eras of accomplishments while still preserving the founding of the free world. The district promotes its safe and attractive atmosphere, so if you are interested in art, culture, dining, and a little bit of our nation?s history, don?t hesitate to spend a refined and fun evening or two in Center City Philadelphia.
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Events in Center City
Brews & Views: Rooftop Beer Garden Pop-up
at Free Library of Philadelphia
Enjoy drinks on the Skyline Terrace and take in spectacular views of the city at the spring rooftop beer garden at the Free Library on the Parkway!
The Great Harvest Cider & Beer Festival
at Hawthornes Beer Cafe
This annual beer and cider festival will feature over 75 hard ciders, toasty lagers, pumpkin ales and more. Look for a dozen food trucks serving up street food, signature bites and fall comfort food.
Philly Farm and Food Fest 2018
Fair Food will refund ticket purchases and encourages those who purchased tickets or intended to do so to continue making an effort to support our local farmers and producers.