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Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk

South Street Bridge
Take a scenic walk on the water—seriously! This 2,000-foot-long path extends the Schuylkill River Trail from Locust to South streets and allows pedestrians,
runners and bicyclists to walk over the Schuylkill River for some of the best skyline views around.

Famous 4th Street Delicatessen

700 South 4th Street
Fresh cookies and giant deli sandwiches! Photos of some famous visitors line the walls of this 1920s-style spot.

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

1020 South Street
Navigate through a stunning mosaic maze created by artist Isaiah Zagar. Every corner of this place belongs on Instagram.

Philly AIDS Thrift

710 South 5th Street
Rummage through the infamous dollar bins and racks. Find clothes for the perfect Halloween costume. Decorate your place with unique antiques and trinkets. They have it all!

Paradigm Gallery + Studio

746 South 4th Street
Get to know emerging Philadelphia-based artists by checking out free bi-weekly events, including First Friday!

Honey’s Sit N Eat

2101 South Street
Two words: Bargain Breakfast. From 7 to 9 a.m. on weekdays, get a killer breakfast for a steal of a price. They’re open all day, too! Cash only!

Must Attend Event

Headhouse Farmers Market

2nd & Lombard Street; Every Sunday/May to December
Get a history lesson while shopping for fresh produce at the Headhouse Shambles. The Food Trust’s weekly market has more than 25 farmers and producers. Grab some grub from one of the visiting food trucks or great local restaurants nearby.

South Street Spring Festival

Front & South Streets; May
South Street’s usual liveliness gets amped up during this free, all-ages festival that takes over 12 city blocks. Enjoy 125 vendors; 35 restaurants, bars and
eateries; 40 bands; three stages; seven performance areas; and 24 artists.