Philadelphia Direct Marketing Association

Join the Philadelphia Direct Marketing Association for FREE and get access to real world business exposure, including mentoring; inclusion in the Benny’s Awards for student work, job search assistance, and more!

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Philadelphia Museum of Art

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Climb our iconic building’s famous Rocky steps and explore 200 galleries of art from all around the world. We are home to a world-class collection and Philadelphia’s destination for creative play.
Student admission $14 student tickets (with valid ID)
Pay What You Wish days: Friday Nights (5:00-8:45pm); First Sundays (10:00am—5:00pm)

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The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Student Circle Membership

The Student Circle program offers high school, undergraduate, and graduate college/university students incomparable access to the famous Philadelphia Sound in Verizon Hall and on the Digital Stage. 

For $25 a year, members get:


  • Access to $8 tickets for select Verizon Hall concerts  
    • Option to add an additional ticket at the Student Circle member rate  
    • Choose seats online 48 hours prior to the concert and have your tickets in hand when you arrive at Verizon Hall
  • Free access to all 2022–23 Digital Stage concerts
  • Plus, special opportunities throughout the year! 

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Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

1020 South Street

Navigate through a stunning mosaic maze created by artist Isaiah Zagar. Check out the folk art statues, bicycle wheels, colorful glass bottles, Zagar’s hand-made tiles, and thousands of glittering mirrors, located right on South Street.

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Landmark Theatres

Ritz East: 125 South Second Street; Ritz Five: 214 Walnut Street

Check out the latest indie or foreign films, 3-D movies and smart films from Hollywood at one of the three Ritz movie theatres in Philly!

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Philadelphia Union

1 Stadium Dr, Chester, PA 19013

Experience the rush of attending Philadelphia’s MLS soccer team, The Union, at home games for just $10, plus free transportation on the U-Ride bus, with pick-up from Center City! Photo: B. Krist for VISIT PHILADELPHIA

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Philadelphia Ballet

Academy of Music at 240 South Broad Street

This nationally recognized ballet company produces extraordinary performances of a diverse classical and contemporary repertoire at the Academy of Music, an iconic venue on the Avenue of the Arts.

FREE opening night rush tickets for students (with valid ID), plus $10 student rush tickets for all other performances—for those who present a valid student ID one hour prior to performance time.

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140 N Columbus Blvd

FringeArts is Philadelphia’s home for contemporary performance, presenting progressive, world-class art that expands the imagination and boldly defies expectation. Our programming exposes audiences to genre-defying dance, theater, and music performances by accomplished and emerging innovators who push the boundaries of art-making and redefine the artistic landscape worldwide.

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Eastern State Penitentiary

2027 Fairmount Ave.

Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers. Explore Eastern State’s history and reflect on the legacy of American criminal justice reform. Admission includes history exhibits like Al Capone’s Cell and Death Row, award-winning exhibits about prisons today and the root causes of mass incarceration, site-specific artist installations, and more.

Note for CollegeFest:

CollegeFest attendees should check in at the designated table inside the penitentiary’s front gate along Fairmount Ave. Audio guides will not be available for Collegefest attendees; however, a full transcript of “The Voices of Eastern State” Audio Tour (and audio files for the first ten stops) can be found at

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South Philly & Conshohocken

Join IKEA FAMILY for free! Enjoy free coffee or tea in the IKEA Restaurant with every visit, monthly discounts on products and food, 90-day price retention, discount in the IKEA FAMILY shop, and the chance to win a $100 IKEA gift card just for scanning your card!

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