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This Week in Philly

this week in philly

From Philly Fashion Week (PFW) to Global Philly, it’s safe to say this week is not going to be a boring one. Make sure to purchase Girls Auto Clinic Glove Box Guide and register for an event that raises money for a great cause. Tag your events out and about in Philadelphia with #ThisWeekinPhilly.

Monday, September 18

  • Philly Fashion Week presents the Philadelphia Style Incubator at Dilworth Park. Get ready for an evening featuring Designers-in-Residence from the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator.
  • On September 17, 1787, the Founding Fathers signed the United States Constitution. Honor this historic event and drop by the National Constitution Center for a fun and free Constitution Day Celebration!  

Tuesday, September 19

  • Meet Patrice Banks, owner of Girls Auto Clinic*, as she releases her new book to the public. Get tickets and be one of the firsts to receive Girls Auto Clinic Glove Box Guide. The launch party starts at 6:30 p.m.
  • Attend the free film screening for Leonardo DiCaprio’s 2016 documentary “Before The Flood” at the Friends Center. In this informative film, Leo brings attention to a climate change, a very serious matter in society.  

Wednesday, September 20

  • Made Institute has moved; to celebrate, they are hosting a Philly Fashion Week event! Check out designs from Made Institute graduates’ Launch Party & Fashion Show. Make sure to stay after the show for food, drinks, and music.
  • Nicole Lipkin is taking over The Power of Professional WoMen at the Union League of Philadelphia. From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Nicole speaks out about leadership. The topic is “Too Busy to Win? 3 Reasons You Win or Lose in Leadership.”

Thursday, September 21

  • Stop by Macy’s in Center City for Philly Fashion Week Macy’s Fall Fashion Show! RSVP for the free event here!
  • It’s down to the last two shows of Elizabeth Cree, part of Opera Philadelphia, at the Kimmel Center! Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Putts and librettist Mark Campbell are getting ready to leave our city so get your tickets now.

Friday, September 22

  • It’s Oktoberfest, Philly style. Join the International House of Philadelphia in celebrating the annual folk festival. Put on your lederhosen and get ready traditional food, beer, music, and more. The event starts at 6 p.m.  
  • It’s day 1 of PFW’s The Runway. Dress your best and get the first look at designs from around the world. Doors open at 7 p.m.
  • Haircut4Homeless and Shortcut are working together to bring a great event to Philly. The homeless in the area can Shortcut Back to the Work force with a free haircut! There will also be additional gifts and motivational tools.

Saturday, September 23

  • It’s time for the cutest part of Philly Fashion Week: the PFW Kids Runway Show. The show kicks off at 2 p.m. with little ones strutting their stuff on the catwalk.
  • Citizens Bank Park is hosting Philly’s Cheesesteak & Food Fest 2017! Look forward to live music, eating competitions, famous Philly foods, tailgating and, of course, the Phillie Phanatic! The fun starts at 12:30 p.m.
  • Head over to Dilworth Plaza at 7 p.m. for the final show of Philly Fashion Week! The Runway, Part 2 starts at 8 p.m.
  • Fire and Fantasy is a one-night-only concert with Symphony in C and Peter Richard Conte on the well-known Wanamaker Organ. The show takes place at Macy’s in Center City at 8:30 p.m. Call (856) 963-6683 to purchase your tickets.

Sunday, September 24

  • Start your day off with the Parkway Run & Walk. Register for this event to help raise money for pediatric cancer research with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
  • There’s no better way to tailgate one of the biggest football games of the season than with the Green Legion! Food, drinks, seating, and more will all be provided right before our Eagles take on our rivals, the Giants, at the Lincoln Financial Field.


* Global Philadelphia and Girls Auto Clinic are clients of Philly PR Girl.