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New for 2014: Be a Colonial for a Day

Daily, 10 am - 8 pm

Enhance your family's visit to Historic Philadelphia with brand new Colonial for a Day kid's costumes! Colonial-themed outfits for boys and girls, hand-sewn by regional artisans, immerse your kids into their journey to Independence National Historical Park, the Betsy Ross House, and Historic District landmarks.

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Enjoy a Taste of History on Independence After Hours

Fridays & Saturdays, 5:30 pm

Travel back to July 3, 1776 and witness history in the making on the entertaining and insightful, Independence After Hours tour. This one-of-a-kind experience includes dinner at the historic City Tavern and an after hours tour of Independence Hall. Spaces are limited and fill up quickly, so reserve your tickets today!







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Party Like It's 1776 on the Tippler's Tour: Colonial Tales & Ales

Thursdays, 5:30 pm

Learn a thing or two about Philadelphia's tavern traditions and storied beer drinking past on the Tippler's Tour: Colonial Tales & Ales. Join Trooper Robert Hare for this weekly tavern tour and enjoy drinks and snacks at four Old City pubs!







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Food Truck Festivus

Thursday, August 28, 6 - 9 pm

Celebrate the end of summer with a Food Truck Festivus in Franklin Square. A smattering of Philly's favorite food trucks will be on hand for one last blast of summer fun!

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Twilight Yoga

Wednesday, August 27, 7 - 8 pm

Yoga enthusiasts of all skill levels are invited to join Pop Up Yoga Philly for a very special Twilight Yoga session in Franklin Square on Wednesday from 7 - 8 pm! Grab your mat, bring a friend, and join us in the Pavilion. Tickets: $10.

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Once Upon A Nation Free Programming Ends Labor Day Weekend!

August 30 - September 1, 11 am - 4 pm

The 2014 Once Upon A Nation season is almost in the books! This weekend is your last chance to visit the 10 award-winning Once Upon A Nation Storytelling Benches, to join the Continental Army at the Military Muster, and hear the moving end of day Declaration Readings behind Independence Hall!

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