Things To Do In Philadelphia

Up to 50% Off Admission to Philadelphia Sports & Education Expo

Pennsylvania Convention Center

$20 $10

Learn about health and wellness including sports and higher education through speakers, interactive activities, and a college planning fair

InterAct Theatre Company – Up to 51% Off Plays

InterAct Theatre Company

$100 $49

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World-premiere plays set in Pennsylvania explore responsibility, family, and nationality in an increasingly globalized world

EgoPo Classic Theatre – Up to 40% Off Three Plays

EgoPo Classic Theatre

$80 $48

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Repertory theater's 2013–14 season puts provocative spins on a series of Henrik Ibsen classics

52% Off Roller Rink Package for Two or Four

NE Philadelphia

$27 $13

Skate around the rink, hop on one of the amusement rides, play skee-ball at the arcade, and enjoy snacks at the cafeteria with friends

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

Up to 61% Off Fitness Classes at RowZone

Manayunk

$75 $29

Build strength and endurance on rowing machines as instructors mix up workouts with free weights, stretches, and cross-training regimens

Queen + Adam Lambert – Up to Half Off Concert

Wells Fargo Center

$45.70 $23

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Roger Taylor and Brian May get vocal pyrotechnics from "American Idol"'s Adam Lambert, who steps into Freddie Mercury's glam-rock shoes

Up to 48% Off Children's Summer Camp

Philadelphia

$325 $169

Hip hop, gymnastics, yoga & other fitness classes join science activities, pool and park time, drama classes, and field trips during camp

51% Off Ghost or Historical Walking Tour

Outside the National Constitution Center

$35 $17

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Guides lead the way through more than 20 sites tied to ghost stories and folklore or the city’s role in the American Revolution

Up to 53% Off from Chew Philly Food Tours

Manayunk

$74 $36

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Groups taste cheesesteaks, tomato pie & other Philly specialties at six family-owned establishments & guides offer historical facts

Up to 56% Off Cruise from “The Ben Franklin Yacht”

Northern Liberties - Fishtown

$85 $40

Modern, three-deck yacht hosts narrated tours of Philadelphia harbor, departing each Sunday at 1 p.m., from April 6 through October 26

50% Off Segway Tours

Center City East

$90 $45

Philadelphia natives lead tours that pass sites like Liberty Bell and Independence Hall; may exchange for a personalized gift certificate

Up to 46% Off Admission to National Liberty Museum

Center City East

$14 $8

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Museum celebrates American freedom with a collection of glass artworks, paintings, and sculptures

Up to 58% Off Yoga Classes at MotherHeart Studio

Fishtown

$55 $27

Most classes stick to classical yoga prana flow, but some focus on Vinyasa or kundalini techniques instead

Half Off Private Yoga Sessions at Emotional Yoga

Philadelphia

$120 $60

Private yoga sessions facilitate strength and flexibility while emotional yoga helps heal old emotional wounds

Up to 45% Off Children's Birthday Parties at Insectarium

Holmesburg

$120 $66

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Encounter some of nature’s smallest creatures with a party that includes tour

Half Off Historical Pedicycle Tour

Center City East

$100 $50

Riders power a pedicycle through Philadelphia's streets, seeing 10 historic sites, such as Elfreth's Alley, and stopping to visit four

Up to 71% Off Dance or Fitness Classes

Fairmount - Art Museum

$70 $29

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Veteran belly dancer and yoga practitioner leads fun yoga and fitness classes; girls’ night out lets friends learn burlesque basics

Up to 76% Off at Raja Yoga

Graduate Hospital

$120 $45

Explore the full breadth of the Himalayan yogic tradition with stretches and breathing exercises

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An extraordinarily unique attraction that takes up several square blocks in the middle of Philadelphia’s mostly residential Fairmount neighborhood, Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site tells the story of its nearly 150-year history well. The penitentiary, opened in 1829, had solitary-confinement cellblocks that radiated out from a central point likes wheel spokes, with each cell lit by a skylight. While the site closed as a working prison in 1971, the grounds began daily historic tours in 1994, allowing visitors to roam through much of the soaring, vaulted, crumbling facility that briefly held Al Capone as an inmate. Guided tours and self-guided audio tours are included with admission, but it should be noted that the site is not for children under seven. Besides the hefty and sometimes haunting narrative of the place, the penitentiary lacks both heat and air conditioning, and comes with plenty of rusty, uneven surfaces.

2027 Fairmount Ave
Philadelphia,
PA
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Shecky's Girls Night Out makes planning a social outing between friends easy with its dozens of fashion, jewelry, and beauty product displays and samples to peruse. Having started as a published guide to New York City nightlife, Shecky's now stages stylish shindigs across the country and has garnered nationwide notice from media outlets—including Bloomberg News —for its ladies-only soirees. Drawing on its roots as a party-planning brain trust, Shecky’s relies on a talented staff to augment vendor wares with complimentary snacks and cocktails, goody bags, and makeovers. Take a peek at one of Shecky’s past events, where, like the locker room at a WNBA game, men are conspicuously absent.

100 East Penn Square
Philadelphia,
PA
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The inspiring trainers at each MetaBody location lead troops of workouteers in results-oriented workouts several times weekly. Sweat sessions utilize a variety of exercises and disciplines to produce full-body results in a supportive environment, ideal for beginners and hard-core core-hardeners alike. During any class, motivational instructors will use the instinctual distrust of routine to their advantage. Begin a day of litigating with a refreshing early-morning boot-camp session, or wind down by burning evidence and pounds with a late-evening yoga class. Muscles are kept guessing with new and challenging moves during each session, so participants never fall into a boring, ineffective routine, such as regular teeth brushing. In addition to the fitness classes, students receive a success guide to help prepare for imminent pound loss, a nutrition guide, and a $100 gift certificate for individual coaching. Because the pass sets a 10-class cap at any given location, roving fitness mavens can further shake up their workout regimens by vetting a series of classes or instructors that work best for them.

2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia,
PA
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The Rosenbach Museum, which is built from the rare book, manuscript, antique, and fine art collections of the Rosenbach brothers, preserves cultural treasures such as the only surviving copy of Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard Almanac, illustrator Maurice Sendak's drawings, and artifacts from the Civil War. In addition to special exhibitions, the museum's diligent docents guide guests through the Rosenbach manse's nineteenth-century crannies, exploring the rare book library and fine-art rooms, a replica of poet Marianne Moore's living space, and the giant roll of quarters signifying entry into the National Register of Historic Places.

2008 Delancey St
Philadelphia,
PA
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With machines set up in rows to encourage competition, many ordinary gyms cater to men's bodies and psychology, right down to the urinals that were "accidentally" installed in the women's locker room. At Curves, you'll move around a circuit of hydraulic resistance machines that have been designed to work with women's bodies and promote weight loss, protect against osteoporosis, and deal with arthritis. An experienced trainer is always nearby to help manage your machine maneuvering and your muscle making. Instead of fiddling with weight stacks and losing your momentum, the hydraulic machines use your body weight and fitness level to create resistance that matches your abilities, decreasing the risk of soreness or injury. Because traditional lift-and-lower motions create bulky muscles, each machine uses push-and-pull motions to create toned, lean muscles perfect for crushing a grapefruit without looking like you can.

9373 Krewstown Rd
Philadelphia,
PA
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Although the symbol of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is a pink ribbon, it represents a powerhouse of breast-cancer research and education. The rallying cry of "I am the cure" represents the foundation's multifaceted approach to fighting the disease, which focuses on community outreach, public perception of the disease, and funding for scientific research. Susan G. Komen for the Cure's work has helped increase early detection, survival rates, and federal funding of groundbreaking breast-cancer research.

Beyond its signature pink ribbon–bedecked merchandise, the Race for the Cure is the centerpiece of the foundation's fundraising and outreach efforts. Originally an 800-person charity race in Dallas, Race for the Cure has blossomed into a series of more than 150 races worldwide, which collectively host more than 1.7 million participants annually. Marathoners, runners, and walkers alike collect sponsorship donations from friends and family as they tackle races of varying lengths, wearing personalized signs on their backs to honor the breast-cancer victims and survivors in their lives. To date, Race for the Cure has raised more than $1.9 billion to support Komen initiatives.

125 S 9th St
Philadelphia,
PA
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