Get ready to move and groove this fall to Philly’s jam-packed fall lineup worthy of a standing ovation.
Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia is conveniently situated in South Philadelphia East.
Made in America Festival
Make your way to Benjamin Franklin Parkway for a weekend lineup curated by the one and only JAY-Z, featuring Tyler, the Creator, Bad Bunny, Tate McRae and more. Between dance moves, work up an appetite for a can’t-miss snack lineup of food truck favorites like French toast bites, salty soft pretzels and more. Benjamin Franklin Parkway, madeinamericafest.com
Don’t miss Craig Ferguson’s first visit to Philly this month
Craig Ferguson at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia
TGIF! Kick off the weekend with an adults-only evening of comedy and cocktails as Craig Ferguson debuts the stage at Live! Event Center. Joining an impressive list of comedians and performers gracing the stage this fall, the Emmy Award-winning actor and comedian is sure to bring the house down. While this may be Ferguson’s first visit to Philly, we hope it won’t be his last. 900 Packer Ave., 833.472.5483, philadelphia. livecasinohotel.com
Doylestown Arts Festival
Celebrating over three decades of showcasing Philadelphia’s finest artists and musicians, this year’s Arts Festival hosts over 150 creatives through activities, exhibitions and more. Home decorators, rejoice: Expect to fill your car with ceramics, fine art, glasswork, recycled art and more. 11 E. State St., dtownartsfestival.com
Ball on the Square
Ball on the Square returns like never before, bringing together the glamour of a ball and sophistication of a soiree into one magical evening. The black-tie-optional event invites guests to celebrate Philly’s top-tier culinary community with the best of fine wines and foods under the stars of Philly’s favorite park. Toast with Champagne, enjoy live music and network with some of Philadelphia’s finest—a priceless way to celebrate beloved Rittenhouse Square and the 165 new benches in the park. Plus, a portion of the evening’s proceeds will benefit ProjectHome in support of the city’s homeless population. Rittenhouse Square, 267.586.5675, friendsofrittenhouse.org
The country music sensation takes a personalized concert to the next level—get ready to hear your custom setlist (seriously) performed at The Met Philly. Simply call in (615.882.1975) to request your favorites and hear them live during the Request Line tour. 858 N. Broad St., 215.309.0112, themetphilly.com
Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show
It’s no secret Philadelphia is home to some of the most creative and visionary artists in the country. And with 145 artists from the U.S. and Canada gathering for the 95th annual arts show, visitors can expect a top-tier selection of mediums like pastel, oil, acrylic and watercolor. Rittenhouse Square, rittenhousesquareart.com
Arts Montco Week
From street art to fine art, Philly has serious style. And Arts Montco Week is here to give back to Montgomery County’s over 200 arts, culture and entertainment venues that keep our streets full of life and color. Celebrating the artists, entertainers and attractions that contribute so much to the Greater Philadelphia economy, this year’s festivities prepare to wow with a new event that pays homage to the region’s rich jazz history. Expect weekly performances from world-class jazz musicians, and more. Multiple locations, valleyforge.org
Explore “Untitled (Senza titolo)” by Giuseppe Penone, created with synthetic polymer paint, spray-applied and graphite on wove paper, at River of Forms.
River of Forms: Giuseppe Penone’s Drawings
Never-before-seen works by renowned Italian artist Giuseppe Penone make their way to exhibition for the first time ever at the Philadelphia Museum of Art this month. The acclaimed sculptor gifted the museum with a multitude of works in 2020, allowing patrons to experience his works like never before. 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 215.763.8100, philamuseum.org
Sisterly Love Food Fair at Love Park
Calling all food lovers—the Sister Love Food Fair is back and continues to champion the work of leading female hospitality entrepreneurs, all while dishing up decadent bites. Founded in the belief that they are stronger together, the powerful women running this show are no joke. Learn more about the all-female alliance behind the traveling market as it sets up for the day in Love Park. With a bounty of delicious food to enjoy, you’re sure to leave satisfied. sisterlylovephilly.com
You won’t want to miss this Grammy Award-winning artist when she commands the Wells Fargo Center stage.
Lizzo at Wells Fargo Center
It’s “About Damn Time” Lizzo came to Philly. Belt out favorites like “Truth Hurts” and “Juice” from coveted floor seats with the purchase of Platinum tickets. The megastar’s feel-good anthems can bring any audience to their feet and will undoubtedly leave you begging for an encore. 3601 S. Broad St., 215.336.3600, wellsfargocenterphilly.com
Rock out to the best of the 2000s with hits like “All These Things That I’ve Done” and “Mr. Brightside” at Wells Fargo Center as The Killers return to Philadelphia for a night of classic anthems and new favorites. Whether you sing along in the stands or dance from the pit, you’re in for a treat. 3601 S. Broad St., 215.336.3600, wellsfargocenterphilly.com
Celebrating Opening Night
With Yannick and Lang Lang Another lyrical season of The Philadelphia Orchestra begins with Saint-Saëns’ stunning Piano Concerto No. 2, performed by conductor and Music Director of The Philadelphia Orchestra Yannick Nézet-Séguin and master pianist Lang Lang. The evening of music and dance will be nothing short of spectacular as new choreography from acclaimed American ballet dancer Tiler Peck makes its Philly debut. We can’t think of a better hybrid performance to kick off a remarkable season. 300 S. Broad St., 215.893.1999, philorch.org
Action Wellness’ Annual Glamsino Royale
Save the date—Action Wellness’ annual Glamsino Royale is back for an evening of casino games, as well as 1920s-themed decor, food, drinks and music. Stop by The Crystal Tea Room in your favorite flapper dress to support those affected by HIV and other chronic illnesses throughout the Philadelphia area. Even if you don’t win big at the tables, you could still take home the coveted “best dressed” title as the night comes to a close. Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square E., 9th Floor, 215.981.0088, actionwellness.org
Photography by: COURTESY OF LIVE! CASINO & HOTEL PHILADELPHIA; COURTESY OF LIVE! CASINO & HOTEL PHILADELPHIA; COURTESY OF PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART, 2020; COURTESY OF LIVE NATION