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4th of July: FREE BBQ


Join us for our FREE 4th of July Barbecue. Enjoy some hamburgers, hot dogs and cold drinks outside the hostel starting at 3pm. Then around 5pm we will head to the parkway for the largest FREE outdoor concert in the US and to watch the explosive fireworks finale over the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

4th of July: FREE BBQ2016-06-29T15:11:20+00:00

Monday & Friday: Ghost Tour


Due to staff shortages, the ghost tour might be operating on different days than Mondays and Fridays. Please contact us to see when it will be running while you're in Philadelphia. 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 of [...]

Monday & Friday: Ghost Tour2022-09-28T15:04:44+00:00

Thanksgiving: “Potluck” Dinner


Lets celebrate Thanksgiving together! We will provide the turkey and all the sites you need for a good Thanksgiving dinner - you bring a good appetite, something to drink or a pie and whatever else you like to share with your new friends in the hostel. The dinner is FREE but please be sure to [...]

Thanksgiving: “Potluck” Dinner2021-05-24T23:10:49+00:00

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 ranked one of the nation's Top 5 haunted attractions by America Online, and called "perfect for Halloween" by The [...]

Terror Behind the Walls Tour2015-03-27T16:34:12+00:00

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 to see the Benjamin Franklin Bridge at night. For a $1 off regular admission coupon please click here. Penn's Landing [...]

Ice Skating at Penn’s Landing2015-03-27T16:34:55+00:00

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 the information related to the offered tours by clicking here. The Freedom Rings in Philly Tour will take you [...]

Free Walking Tours of Philadelphia2015-04-21T16:48:15+00:00

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 Street and Bainbridge to view Isaiah Zagar's glittering creations! Led by a trained Philadelphia's Magic Gardens interpreter, you'll learn [...]

Tour of the Magic Gardens2016-11-24T18:30:23+00:00
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