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September 2017

  Happenings Inside
IN Center City

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PNC presents Live @ Lunch is Back for Fall!
Philadelphia's center stage shines Wednesday and Thursday afternoons, Noon-1:30pm, with a showcase of international sounds from local musicians. PNC presents Live @ Lunch is curated by The Met Philadelphia, opening December 2018.

Upcoming performers:
September 5: Elegance String Quartet
September 6: Joe Hillman
September 12: Lee Mo
September 13: Trinidelphia
Dilworth Park, 1 South 15 Street, 215.440.5500, DilworthPark.org


Center City Fit keeps going in Dilworth Park this fall! Come to City Hall for free weekly group fitness programs with expert trainers from Optimal Sport Health Clubs. They'll lead Zumba (Monday at 6pm) and cardio kickboxing (Tuesday at 6pm) classes every single week.
Dilworth Park, 1 South 15 Street, 215.440.5500, DilworthPark.org

Opens September 4
Kill Move Paradise

The Wilma Theater
265 South Broad Street

Opens September 4
Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn

Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut Street

September 5

Perelman Theater
Kimmel Center
300 South Broad Street

September 7
Hands-On Tour: Banned Books

The Rosenbach
2008-2010 Delancey Place

September 7

Barnes Foundation
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

September 9
Family Arts Academy: Let's Go Make A Kite

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
118-128 North Broad Street

September 11
Night Skies in the Observatory

The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street

September 13-16
The Philadelphia Orchestra: Opening Weekend

Kimmel Center
300 South Broad Street

New - Blues, Booze & Brews!
The Met Philadelphia
brings the music to Dilworth Park Wednesdays this fall, with Blues, Booze & Brews! From 5-7pm, enjoy the soulful vibes, along with $5 Bud Light, $6 wine, and $7 Maker's Mark seasonal cocktails. Fall fare will be available at the Air Grille. The series kicks off this week with Reverend Chris.
Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street, 215.440.5500, DilworthPark.org


Shop Center City!
Learn from those in-the-know why Condé Nast Traveler named Philadelphia the Best Shopping City in America. Meet Mayara Pineiro and Etienne Diaz of the Pennsylvania Ballet, or a host of other ambassadors, and take a tour of their favorite places to shop, eat, drink and play. Find about downtown Philadelphia’s best kept secrets.

There is nowhere else you can get the best shopping, dining, culture and parks in the region, except for Center City Philadelphia. Explore all that Center City has to offer, at ShopCenterCityPhilly.com.

Philadelphia Runner's Fall Race Party
Celebrate the start of fall race season at Philadelphia Runner on September 6! The free event features local races, local brews, special race-entry discounts and prizes! Organizers from over ten local races will be on hand with info about their races and offers on reduced-rate registration. For every race that you sign up for, you will receive a $5 credit to Philadelphia Runner and a raffle ticket.
Philadelphia Runner, 1601 Sansom Street, 215.972.8333, PhiladelphiaRunner.com

Soap & Suds with Duross & Langel
Join Duross & Langel and McGillin’s Olde Ale House on September 13 for an informative evening about the creation of their beer-inspired line of soaps. Soap artisans from D+L will be on hand to talk about the process and walk you through the creation of a fresh batch of 1860 IPA soap. Folks from McGillin’s will be present as well, speaking about how the IPA came to be. The cost of the event is $10 and can be used toward a purchase of any D+L product in store, the day of the event. Attendees must be 21 with ID.
Duross & Langel, 117 South 13th Street, 215.834.7226, DurossandLangel.com

Center City District Restaurant Week is coming!
From September 23-October 5, over 110 Center City restaurants will offer three-course dinners for only $35 and three-course lunches for $20 and featured cocktails from presenting sponsors Jim Beam Black and Effen Vodka.

Click Here for the full list of restaurants, menus, and easy online reservations through OpenTable.

While there, you can enter the contest for 52 gift certificates from Center City restaurants! Follow @PhilaRestWeek on Twitter and Instagram for the latest #CCDRW news. Lyft is the preferred ride of Center City District Restaurant Week. New riders will receive $10 off their first ride using the code CCDFall18.

Center City District Restaurant Week is also sponsored by TD Bank, OpenTable, and supported by PHLCVB.

Take Transit
Philadelphia's great transit system and pedestrian-friendly streets make car-free travel, shopping and dining easy in Center City! Get information on routes, fares, schedules and more, at SEPTA.org or RidePATCO.org. Visit ShopCenterCityPhilly.com to see the eclectic mix of national and independent retailers that await you downtown!


Know of any shopping, dining, happenings, or other inside information you think would be appropriate for IN Center City? Email us at: events@centercityphila.org

Brought to you by the
Center City District and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation