What's Happening

This Week

Quizzo in the Square

Thursday, August 7, 6 - 9 pm

Philadelphia's favorite trivia game lands in Franklin Square on August 7, as part of the brand new Things on Thursdays series! Assemble your crew of quizzo gurus and test your knowledge in a variety of Philly centric categories.

Click here for tickets »

Hot Night, Cool Jazz

Thursday, August 14, 6 - 9 pm

Shake off the dog days of summer with a night of cool jazz in the indoor, air conditioned Pavilion in Franklin Square. Jazz performance and crafts are FREE! Tickets required for for food and beverage.

Click here for more information »

Throwback Thursday Movie Night

Thursday, August 21, 6 - 9 pm

Prepare to be hit with a blast from the past when Throwback Thursday Movie Night takes over the Pavilion on August 21! Kick back, relax, and enjoy a campy flick from the '50s or '60s. Tickets required and include movie screening, beer, wine, soft drinks, and snacks.

Click here for more information »

Food Truck Festivus

Thursday, August 28, 6 - 9 pm

A flock of Philadelphia's finest food trucks will descend upon Franklin Square on August 28, for an evening complete with good eats, summer games, and a beer garden to boot!


Enjoy a Taste of History on Independence After Hours

Tuesday - Saturday, 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!







Click here to purchase tickets »

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.

Click here for more information »


Historic Philadelphia Gazette

historic philadelphia gazette

Get the latest information about upcoming programing!

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 education outreach program.