KNOWN FOR: Reading Terminal Market, Avenue of the Arts, Midtown Village, Dilworth Park, Rittenhouse Square

Top Picks

Reading Terminal Market

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.

Dilworth Park

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.

City Hall Tower Tour

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.

Franklin Flea

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!

One Liberty Observation Deck

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?

Elixr Cafe

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

2th Annual Rittenhouse Square Fine Arts Show

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.

Macy’s Christmas Light Show

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.