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Tues & Sat – Ghost Tour

Every Tuesday Bradley guides our guests through some of Philadelphia’s most haunted spots.

Visit some scary sites to hear Philadelphia’s haunted stories, experience Philadelphia’s historic buildings by moonlight and wander with Bradley through the cobblestone streets […]

Friday – 
FREE Wine & Cheese Movie Night

Watch the newest movie that just came out on DVD this Friday night at 8pm in our lounge with us!

Wednesday – FREE Pasta Dinner

Join us in our dining area for a FREE Pasta Dinner this Wednesday @ 7pm. Don’t forget to bring your own beverage and have fun meeting new people!

• Date Details: 7 pm
• Organizer: Apple Hostels of […]

Tours & Seasonal Events

Terror Behind the Walls Tour

The massive Eastern State Penitentiary — a gothic, castle-like structure in Philadelphia’s Fairmount neighborhood — is home to one of the nation’s largest and most ambitious haunted attractions, Terror Behind the Walls.

The event has been […]

Ice Skating at Penn’s Landing

Every winter the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation opens up a ice skating ring at Penn’s Landing. You can rent skates for $3 and have fun with other hostel guests. It is also a great chance […]

Free Walking Tours of Philadelphia

Free Tours by Foot is pleased to present the only Free, tip-based guided walking tours in Philadelphia. These unique and entertaining tours will take you through many of Philly’s most interesting neighborhoods.

You can find all […]

Tour of the Magic Gardens

Take a Mosaic Murals Walking Tour at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens every Sunday at 4pm. Get an insiders’ view of this Philly favourite for $10 @ 1020 South Street.

Take an hour-long walk into alleyways along South […]

Self Guided Tour Through Society Hill

When our guests arrive at the hostel we love to recommend a walk through Society Hill to them. Society Hill is one of the most beautiful neighbourhoods in Philadelphia, and it’s just south of the hostel. Its […]

Tours at the Eastern State Penitentiary

Something that most of our guests have never heard of is also nearly always the favourite thing they visit while in Philadelphia. Make sure you take a self guided tour at this National Landmark.

But you […]

First Friday Tour

Hosted by the Old City Arts Association since its 1991 inception, First Friday is a unique cultural event in Philadelphia and one of the city’s most popular evening escapes. Held the first Friday night of […]