Need something to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered!


Friday 11/17

Philadelphia Marathon and Half Marathon “One of the most historic races in the country,” this three day event includes an 8k, Kids Run, Half Marathon, and Marathon. The Philadelphia Marathon covers flat terrain and runs through the heart of the city.

Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (through November 19th) This is the last weekend to catch the two week festival which features 30 films from the world that highlights human diversity and commonality, tied together with Jewish tradition.

Grand Illumination Celebration at Peddler’s Village 6-9pm Come see a million twinkling lights light up the village with Kate Bilo, Santa Clause, and Mrs. Clause. Enjoy complimentary apple cider, roasted marshmallows, musical performances by local musicians and school choirs, plus free parking and admission.

Big Jay Oakerson at Helium Comedy Club tonight and Sunday (Saturday-SOLD OUT)


Saturday 11/18

Flyers vs Flames 1pm at Wells Fargo Center 

Sixers vs Warriors 7:30pm at Wells Fargo Center 

Northeast Philly Food Truck Festival at The Roosevelt Mall. 12-7pm. FREE admission. In addition to food trucks, there will be plenty of games, prizes, and giveaways! Plus, a pumpkin chucking contest. Family/kid friendly!

Haunted Pub Crawl Experience our historic city while you enjoy a brew! The crawl visits spots dripping in history such as the sites of witch trials, graves of the founding fathers More info.

Liberty Flea The best place to shop for vintage, antiques, artisan goods, and food! Tickets are $5 and children under 12 are free. Tickets.

The National Dog Show (11/18-11/19) This two day event hosted by The Kennel Club of Philadelphia showcases all dog breeds to help raise money for canine related causes. Tickets can be purchased anytime at the door during the show, or online. Tickets.

Holiday Light Show at Shady Brook Farm. Drive through the farm in the comfort of your own car and experience more than 3 million lights including displays and characters you may recognize! S’mores kits and hot cocoa are available for purchase at the Farm Market. PLUS get your picture taken with Santa and pick out a Christmas tree in the Greenhouse.

The Art Star Holiday Craft Bazaar returns November 18th & 19th 11am-6pm at SugarHouse Casino with a line-up of 75 of the best art and craft vendors from the Philly region and beyond. Get your holiday shopping done all in one place – there will be something for everyone on your list! The show will feature a thoughtfully curated mix of handmade goods by returning Art Star favorites and many new vendors. Jewelry, pottery, housewares, clothing, men’s and women’s accessories, art, prints, blown glass, stationary, papercuts, t-shirts, baby gifts and more will be available.
Come hungry! Parked at the show entrance will be some of your favorite local food trucks – Poi Dog Snack Shop, Oink and Moo BBQ, Kung Fu Hoagies, Sum Pig, Sweet Box Cupcakes, and Pie Stand. There is a $3 door fee ($2 from 4pm-5pm, $1 the last hour) children under 12 get in free, and FREE PARKING is on site!


Sunday 11/19

41st Annual Mayfair Thanksgiving Day Parade It’s a Mayfair tradition! Grab your chairs and blankets and Come see the Thanksgiving Day Parade on the avenue. 

Copa’s Monthly Arts and Crafts Market 5-8pm at Copa Havana (340 S Street)

Walnut Street Theatre’s Annie 

Last Chance for Monument Lab Installations

Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market at Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company from 12-16pm. A small 12 table sampling of the Holiday Market they will be hosting on December 2nd, and the first of their free monthly markets! FREE admission.

Buried in the Land of Strangers: The Confederates of Laurel Hill Cemetery. Visit the grave sites of Philadelphians who fought in the Civil War. 1pm.

Last day for Big Jay Oakerson at Helium Comedy Club

EAGLES VS. COWBOYS – Away at 8:30pm (NBC).



Dilworth Park Wintergarden (Through February 18) Enjoy ice skating (including skate rentals), lights, an indoor space for snacks, beer, and drinks, PLUS the free America’s Garden Capital Maze. 

Rothman Ice Rink and America’s Garden Capital Maze at Dilworth Park

Walnut Street Theatre’s Annie (through January 7, 2018)

CraftNOW Philadelphia (Through December 8th)