Things To Do
When we say there is something for everyone here, we really mean it.
Each neighborhood has its own vibe; there are museums galore, covering multiple cultures and oddities you would never think could exist in such mass quantities. The music scene is always hoppin’; everyone wants to play here. Sports? Well, our teams are some of the most talked about…for a variety of reasons. And the food. You’ll never eat as good as when you’re in Philly—Mexican, Indian, Italian, Chinese, plus local favorites such as cheesesteaks, water ice and pretzels.
Use your time here to explore and experience everything you can. Trust us—at the end of four years, you’ll want more time.
A few of our favorite things to do:
You don’t have to be a film student or a ‘film guru’ to enjoy a good movie every now and then. The Philadelphia film scene is a unique one, so be sure to venture out of your mainstream blockbuster-boasting theater and explore the cinematic scene around the city. There are a handful of famous festivals […]
What is State of Young Philly? State of Young Philly (SOYP) is an annual week long event series hosted every fall by Young Involved Philadelphia (YIP). Each year SOYP brings together over 50 partner organizations, and 1,000 young professionals, elected officials, and organizational leaders to examine the current state of young Philadelphia and generate change in […]
Sometimes it’s a good idea to take a break from the library and engage in events around the city! These events can enlighten your studies and help you come up with new ideas and see things in a new light. From politics, science and Halloween events—here’s what you can expect from Open Arts this week! […]
Halloween is almost here! If you’re like me, you’ve been swamped with homework and midterms, so now Halloween is here and it’s the perfect time to relax, take a break from that work and hang out with friends in funny and ridiculous costumes. And if you’re a true procrastinator, like myself, you waited until the […]