From To
Find an Event
  • Today
  • Tomorrow
  • This Weekend
  • Funsavers
  • Events
    • southphilly

    Essence of South Philly

    Philadelphia Urban Adventures

    Where:
    Various locations throughout South Philadelphia Philadelphia PA
    When:
    • Sundays

      9am to 1pm

    • Fridays

      9am to 1pm

    • Saturdays

      9am to 1pm

    One of the most vibrant, eclectic, historic and fascinating neighborhoods in the city is bounded by South Street to the north, the sports stadiums to the south, Broad Street to the west and the Delaware River to the east. This is where the Italian and Irish immigrants arrived in the 19th Century, the site of the oldest church in Philadelphia, Old Swedes', and where Rocky ran. You’ll see vibrant market stalls, traditional Italian grocery stores, spice shops, bakeries and great restaurants and cafes. There are massive murals, up and coming shopping areas, and a fascinating sightseeing spot at the Magic Gardens, the work of Isaiah Zagar, which includes a fully mosaiced indoor gallery and a massive outdoor labyrinthine mosaic sculpture. Eat a Philly Cheese Steak and other local food, and wander among the locals from all corners of the world.


    Tags:  TOURS KIDS

    If you sign up for Funsavers, we will not share or sell your email address with anyone, in keeping with our User Agreement & Privacy Policy. Funsavers is administered by a non-profit organization, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, and all proceeds directly benefit the cultural community.

    General

    Title

    More Info