June 20 - August 18
Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival
The Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival illuminates Franklin Square through August 18.
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Photo showing the outside of the Free Quaker Meeting House in Philadelphia.
May 25 - October 27
Free Quaker Meeting House
Official Historic Philadelphia walking tour. History maker guides tourists through Philadelphia's Historic District
May 25 - Aug 31
Official Historic Philadelphia Walking Tour
Who better to show you around the Historic District than a History Maker!
First Fridays throughout the summer
First Friday Movies Under the Stars & Stripes
Bring a pizza and your favorite bottle of wine!
A costumed Once Upon A Nation History Maker shows visitors information in a printed guide called The Gazette
May 25 - Sept 2
Meet the History Makers
Meet Colonial Philadelphians, hear their stories, and ask them about their lives!
A History Maker portraying Betsy Ross poses next to an early US flag in the courtyard of the Betsy Ross House
May 25 - September 2
Betsy Ross House Flag Raising
Begin your day in Historic Philadelphia with a Flag Raising by Betsy Ross herself!
May 25 - Sept 2
Colonial Muster
Learn what it was like to live life as a Colonial soldier.
Two young riders enjoying a ride on the Parx Liberty Carousel in Franklin Square
Parx Liberty Carousel
Center City's only carousel features a zebra, a lion, an eagle, a dragon, and more!
A boy putts a golf ball into a replica of the Liberty Bell on the Philly Mini Golf course at Franklin Square
Philly Mini Golf
Center City's ONLY 18-hole miniature golf course is designed after favorite Philly landmarks.