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This Week in Philly

this week in philly

It’s a good week for foodies and music lovers in Philly! Plus, attend a concert or listen to an inspirational speaker, and so much more. Tag your events out and about in Philadelphia with #ThisWeekinPhilly.

Monday, November 13

  • Fashion Touchdown 2017 is here for the fourth year in a row to support charity, Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region. Witness players from the Philadelphia Eagles and wives strut their stuff down the runway for a great cause. The fashion show starts with a cocktail party at 5:30 p.m.
  • Spotify is bringing “Stream Yourself Out. The Tour” to the Theatre of Living Arts. Enjoy live performances from popular artists such as St. Lucia, Eugene Mirman, ILoveMakonnen, and many more.

Tuesday, November 14

  • The Champions of Food Philadelphia Symposium is bringing together professional sports teams, businesses, restaurant owners, and more to discuss healthier and sustainable food options for your game day enjoyment. This day long event will allow guests to listen to keynote speakers and savor breakfast and lunch provided by Aramark.
  • Shadowing the popular television show, Shark Tank 2017 is an informative event that allows the audience to have a behind the scenes look of the investment process featuring future real estate developers. The aspiring developers will present their ideas to a panel of “Sharks” to see if they will gain new investors.

Wednesday, November 15

  • The Power of Professional WoMen* is hosting another influential event you won’t want to miss. From 7:30 to 10 a.m, Dr. Brandi Baldwin-Rana will be discussing the importance of Millennials and Baby Boomers connecting and exchanging professional insight to help become better in the work world.
  • The 11th annual Taste of Philly is taking sampling to a whole new level. Spend your evening enjoying live entertainment while trying delicious food, wine, craft beer, and more from Philadelphia’s most popular restaurants and wineries.
  • Joe Biden is making a stop in Philly while on his American Promise Tour. Listen to the former Vice President of the United States discuss important topics along with how he got to where he is today.

Thursday, November 16

  • The 2017 Fairmount Food Fight celebrates the culinary creations that surround the Philadelphia Art Museum. Guests can look forward to samples from over 20 restaurants located near the Art Museum, complimentary beverages, live music, a raffle, and so much more!   
  • A legendary rock band is stopping by the Wells Fargo Center. Former members of Grateful Dead along with John Mayer, Oteil Burbridge, and more, have come together to create Dead & Company. The live music starts at 7 p.m.

Friday, November 17

  • It’s the first day of Philly Art Weekend! This two-night exhibit will feature over 300 incredible designs created by people by a variety of people from different backgrounds. Additional to the art, there will be live performances, food, and wine.
  • Reserve your seats for The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (LAGQ). Starting at 8 p.m, the talented four will take the stage of the Kimmel Center with their different songs and genres from the past.

Saturday, November 18

  • The Philadelphia 76ers are taking on one of the hottest teams in the NBA, the Golden State Warriors. Put on your Sixers gear and get your head in the game because tip off is at 7:30 p.m.
  • Calling all shoppers! Philly FLEA is a free event that is fun for the entire family. From 11 a.m to 5 p.m., shop from a variety of vendors or even be one yourself.

Sunday, November 19

  • The Philadelphia Marathon is here! This historic 26.2 miles long race travels through the streets of our very own Old City, Penn’s Landing, and more, finishing at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Participate in the race or cheer on the runners as they embark on this active journey.
  • It’s the last day to explore the beautiful Autumn’s Colors and Chrysanthemum Festival at Longwood Gardens. Glow with shades of yellow, orange, reds, and all things fall as we transition into winter.


*Power W is a client of Philly PR Girl.