June 20 - August 18
Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival
The Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival returns June 20!
  • Select a Historic Philadelphia destination:

  • Select a Historic Philadelphia destination:

July 2, 2024
Red, White, & Blue To-Do
Celebrate our nation's founding at the first annual Red, White, & Blue To-Do!
June 28, 2024
Slice of History: A Race Through Time
Decipher clues and race your way through time in Old City! Finish with a pizza party - beer included!
May 25 - Aug 31
Declaration Reading
End your day in Historic Philadelphia with a reading of the Declaration of Independence!
April 5—August 30, 2024
Tai Chi in the Square
Practice Tai Chi at Franklin Square!
April 11—September 12, 2024
Parenting Skills Class
Learn parenting skills for free in Franklin Square!
April 5—August 30, 2024
Yoga in the Square
Find your inner yogi at Franklin Square!
May 25 - Aug 31
Colonial Kids’ Quest
History comes alive through a fun, kid-friendly, interactive puppet show!
A Once Upon A Nation Storyteller engages a group at one of the curved storytelling benches near Independence Hall
May 25 - Sept 2
Once Upon A Nation Storytelling Benches
One-of-a-kind Storytelling Benches are within Philadelphia’s Historic District, telling riveting stories of our nation’s history in the places where they actually happened.