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Franklin Square
Fountain Show

Franklin Square's Newest Attraction!

Franklin Square’s 180-year-old, historic centerpiece has been renovated and updated into a dynamic state-of-the-art Fountain Show featuring spectacular dancing water effects and colored lights choreographed to music.


Independence After Hours

Journey back in time to 1776, including a Colonial-inspired dinner at Historic City Tavern and a secret visit to Independence Hall after closing.

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You may think you know the story of Betsy Ross and America's first flag, but have you heard the details from Betsy herself?

Visit the Betsy Ross House
Who is the First Lady of the Stars & Stripes?

First Friday Movies Under the Stars & Stripes

Movies begin at sundown, approximately 7:00 pm. $5 admission includes a tour of the Betsy Ross House and a movie in the courtyard. Visitors are encouraged to arrive early, as seating is limited, you may bring food and a bottle of wine to watch the movie. Movies curated by Steve Morrison of the Preston and Steve Show. First Friday Movies Under The Stars & Stripes is sponsored by Linode.

October 4th - Bucket of Blood and Night of the Living Dead (double feature!) - Click Here for Tickets



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Get the latest information about programming and activities for August!

Ways to Give

To designate your United Way workplace program gifts to Historic Philadelphia, Inc., please use our Donor Choice Number: 14106. Contributions made through the United Way support our educational outreach program.

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Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package

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The Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package includes a one- or two- night hotel stay in one of the dozens of participating hotels, FREE hotel parking (up to a $100 value) and a free welcome gift from VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

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