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Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Working in conjunction with the Philadelphia Office of Arts Culture and the Creative Economy, and Parks on Tap, Global Philadelphia is hosting a night to kick off our GP17 Expo with a mobile beer garden, food trucks, and live music. 

Farah Siraj is a Jordanian virtuoso vocalist named as Jordan's "Musical Ambassadress."

Friday, September 8, 2017 (All day)

The Organization of the World Heritage Cities was created on September 8, 1993, in Fez (Marocco). In commemoration of this big event, September 8 was declared “Solidarity Day of the World Heritage Cities” and all these cities are welcomed to commemorate it every year by organizing different activities that aim at highlighting their uniqueness.

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 12:00am - Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 11:59pm

A World Cup-style tournament held over several months, the Philadelphia International Unity Cup unites the city’s neighborhoods and celebrates its diverse immigrant communities through soccer. The brainchild of Mayor Jim Kenney, the Unity Cup became an annual tradition after its massively successful inaugural year in 2016. Matches of the day include Puerto Rico vs. Indonesia and Ukraine vs. Brazil.

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 11:00am - Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 6:00pm
The Print Center is delighted to present an exhibition, guest curated by Ruth Fine, in conjunction with the Association for Public Art's installation of Puryear's temporary monumental work Big Bling.
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 6:30pm - Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 4:00pm

Anne d’Harnoncourt believed passionately that museums must be active global and local citizens. 

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 2:00pm - 8:00pm

Join thousands of people to celebrate the Mexican Independence Day at Penn's Landing Great Plaza.  

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 12:00am - Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 11:59pm

Bringing the World to Pennsylvania (BTW2PA), formerly called Pennsylvania International Week, was developed to further international business growth for companies looking to sell their goods and services internationally.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for Global Connections
As part of Bringing the World to Pennsylvania, Global Connections: The Greater Philadelphia International Reception takes place at the end of a day of one-on-one meetings with exporters and PA Authorized Trade Representatives (ATRs). Recognized as the region's leading international business networking event, Global Connections brings together the international business, academic and diplomatic communities to celebrate Greater Philadelphia as a world-class region and global business destination.

Thursday, September 14, 2017 (All day)

 PHL Diversity raises Philadelphia’s profile as an ethnically diverse convention and visitor destination by showcasing our city’s vibrant multicultural communities, and by encouraging social responsibility in the hospitality industry. We understand that, in order to be a leader, we must go beyond simply accepting “equal opportunity” – we must value and embrace diversity as a strategic competitive advantage.

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:00am - Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 11:59pm

In September, the Association for Public Art (aPA) in Philadelphia presents a major new site-specific work by the internationally acclaimed artist Cai Guo-Qiang. Commissioned by aPA with Fung Collaboratives on the occasion of the centennial of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies invites the public to actively experience the grand boulevard as a nocturnal dreamscape conjured from the languorous movements of bobbing clusters of glowing handcrafted Chinese lanterns and groups of customized peddle vehicles.

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

This year we'll be celebrating immigrant entrepreneurs as they announce the third class of the Innovators Walk of Fame.

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 8:00pm - Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 2:30pm

A captivating operatic whodunit

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts and librettist Mark Campbell, the team behind the acclaimed Silent Night, return to Opera Philadelphia for the world premiere of a chamber opera based on Peter Ackroyd's "downright exhilarating" (LA Times) novel, The Trial of Elizabeth Cree.

Friday, September 15, 2017 - 8:00am - Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 5:00pm

Our 3rd International Exposition for the World from the City of Brotherly Love!

45 days packed with all things international - here in the Greater Philly region as well as abroad - Sept. 15 through Nov 1st, 2017

120 interesting and festive events will be presented by GPA’s diverse membership - reflecting how GLOBAL Philadelphia Association has become.

Friday, September 15, 2017 - 8:00pm - Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 2:30pm

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 12:00am - Monday, October 2, 2017 - 11:59pm