The Rittenhouse Guide to the Holidays in Philadelphia

In some ways, the holiday season in Philly is the same as in any big city: You’ve got fireworks, skating rinks, and streets filled with enchanting Christmas lights. But there’s also something here that’s uniquely Philly — maybe it’s the scent of strudel and raclette mingling with local beer and wines at holiday markets, or

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Five Ways to Celebrate LGBT Month in Philadelphia

Philly has prided itself on tolerance and diversity ever since William Penn honored “brotherly love” in its name — and it has recently become a leader in the LGBT-rights movement. Not only was the city home to one of the first gay-friendly publications, but its 1960s protests are considered a predecessor to NYC’s Stonewall riots.

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What’s on at Philadelphia Theaters: Fall/Winter 2019

With its world-class museums, historical landmarks, and newly opened Design District, Philadelphia is a city that is rich in culture — and its theater scene is one of its most renowned cultural offerings. Each season in the City of Brotherly Love brings a batch of plays, musicals, and theatrical festivals that draw critics from as

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How to Experience Philadelphia Fashion Week in Style

Fashion Week returns to Philadelphia on September 23, and as always, it’s bringing a serious dose of style to the already-fashionable Pennsylvania capital — we’re not just talking runway shows, but a trend-themed show and a dedicated streetwear show, along with a glam opening-night soirée. Celebrate the occasion with meals from stylish restaurants, drinks from

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What to See at the Rittenhouse Square Fine Arts Show

Experience the oldest outdoor art show in America. Steeped in history and tradition, the Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show is a mainstay on the Philadelphia arts scene that’s been exhibiting renowned artists since 1928. Here’s what to see when you attend the 91st annual Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show from September 13-15, 2019. Enjoy free

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How to Celebrate the Fourth of July in Philadelphia

There’s nowhere better to celebrate the Fourth of July than Philadelphia — the birthplace of American democracy. And where else does the celebration last a week? From June 29 to July 4, Wawa Welcome America offers many opportunities to get patriotic, with free concerts, parades, and the best fireworks show in the country. Read on

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How to Spend the Perfect Holiday at The Rittenhouse

Wondering how to make the most out of your holiday in Philadelphia? Look no further than The Rittenhouse. Each holiday season, we load up our social calendar with countless events, activities, and deals to help add a little extra magic to your stay with us in Philadelphia. Start building your trip itinerary using our guide

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Warm Up and Cool Down with Elite Philadelphia Marathon Offers

The Rittenhouse Brings Perks to 2018 Philadelphia Marathon Participants Runners, rejoice: The Rittenhouse has everything you need to elevate your 2018 Philadelphia Marathon experience from exciting to indulgent. This November, the Philadelphia Marathon meets the unparalleled service of The Rittenhouse, conveniently located close to the start and finish lines. From pre-race carb loading to an

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The Ultimate Made in America Festival Guide

Philly residents know that there’s no better way to celebrate Labor Day weekend than by attending the Made in America Festival. Since its launch in 2012, this annual festival has been a hallmark of the holiday weekend, garnering crowds of thousands each year. Our hotel near Benjamin Franklin Parkway offers easy access to and from

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Guide to Holiday Party Planning in Philadelphia

In the carefree excitement of the summer, it can be hard to get into the holiday spirit quiet yet. But for those looking to plan the perfect holiday party, now is the best time to start searching for vendors and party venues in Philadelphia. In celebration of Christmas in July, we are bringing you our

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