KNOWN FOR: Reading Terminal Market, Avenue of the Arts, Midtown Village, Dilworth Park, Rittenhouse Square
12th & Arch Streets
Bassetts Ice Cream, Beiler’s Bakery, DiNic’s Roast Pork, Dutch Eating Place—we can go on and on! Treat yourself to a taste of Philadelphia’s local cuisine.
15th & Market Streets
In the summer, you can cool off near the park’s fountain and enjoy outdoor entertainment. During the winter, head to College Skate Night at the Rothman Rink.
Broad & Market Streets
See the city from William Penn’s point of view—548 feet above ground! Tours happen Monday through Friday and on select Saturdays, weather and capacity permitting.
8th &Market Street; End of November through December
For five weekends in a row, vintage, antique and local vendors fill the former Strawbridge’s building. It’s the perfect place to find unique one-of-a-kind holiday gifts for friends and family!
16th Market Street
See Philly from the top! Head to the 57th floor for a 365-degree view of the cityscape. Can you say photo op?
207 South Sydenham Street
This cafe isn’t your average donut shop; it offers single-origin, hand-poured brews & espresso drinks served up in a warm, inviting atmosphere that’s conducive to studying or meeting up with friends.
Must Attend Events
18th & Walnut Street; September 15-17
Rittenhouse is always buzzing with people—lounging on benches, having a picnic or strolling through. Admire impressive artwork from more than 140 talented artists, including students, set up around the perimeter of the park.
1300 Market Street; end of November-December
A whopping 34,500 LED lights create a visual spectacular accompanied by festive music from the world-renowned Wanamaker Grand Organ.