Past Events

Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 4:00pm - Friday, July 19, 2013 - 12:00am

IVC's 2013 annual 'BBQ' is July 18th! It's the city's most fun Summer event and IVC's only fund-raiser to support our work of creating positive American experiences. For 26 years the annual BBQ has been a way for the IVC to create an "American experience" for guests from abroad.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 9:00am - Friday, July 19, 2013 - 3:00pm

Join Global Education Motivators (GEM) for a 2-day workshop teaching about the effect of armed conflict on children.This workshop will explore the multiple devastating effects of armed conflict on children in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Confound your expectations with two provocative videos by Bernadette Corporation that look at identity through the lenses of fashion, protest, Chloe Sevigny, nothingness, and Mallarme.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 1:00pm - 7:00pm

The Council of Indian Organizations (CIO) of Greater Philadelphia presents a Festival of India each year in August celebrating the unique culture of India at Penn’s Landing.

Sunday, July 14, 2013 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Join Alliance Française de Philadelphie at the Independent Seaport Museum for their annual Bastille Day celebration which will be hosted by NBC10 anchor Tracy Davidson as Mistress of Ceremonies.

Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The most cherished work from French master Max Ophüls, The Earrings of Madame de… is a profoundly emotional, cinematographically adventurous tale of deceptive opulence and tragic romance.

Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 2:00pm - Sunday, July 14, 2013 - 8:00pm

One of the region’s premier Latino events attracting more than 15,000 people, the Hispanic Fiesta at Penn’s Landing is a celebration to unite and raise awareness of Latino culture and community. 

Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Learn how to select heirloom produce and create delicious recipes with Chef Andrea Rossi.

Friday, July 12, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Pistolera frontwoman Sandra Lilia Velásquez’s latest solo project combines alternative, groove, and soul. She offers us new work and a taste of Pistolera’s signature cumbia and ranchera sound.

Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Try new tastes of seasonal heirloom produce at the Fair Food Farmstand as a part of Mural Arts's What We Sow.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Meet author Jon McGoran at the launch of his new ecological thriller, Drift. Local experts on GMOs will be The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University to discuss the inspiration for this engaging novel at the short talk and reception.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

A world class region invests in the present with an eye toward the future. Over the past year, the Economy League and its World Class partners have convened cross-sector teams to develop strategy frameworks for our region in three key areas: Education and Talent Development, Business Growth, and Infrastructure.

Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks will host the Seventh Annual Philly Phyzz Fest at the Physick House honoring Dr. Physick's achievements.

Friday, July 5, 2013 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Tour Philadelphia's Mural Mile where you will see a collection of 15 Center City murals providing you with an outstanding insight into the Mural Arts Program like never before!

Friday, July 5, 2013 - 10:00am - Sunday, July 7, 2013 - 8:00pm

The celebration continues after the 4th during Taste of Philadelphia. Sample food from area restaurants and food trucks, enjoy live entertainment and special events.

Friday, July 5, 2013 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Mural Arts Program's new Self-Guided Audio Tour walks visitors through Center City's Mural Mile.

Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Join the Roots and special guests including John Mayer, Ne-Yo, Jill Scott more on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for nation’s largest free outdoor Fourth of July concert, followed by an eye-popping, jaw-dropping, light-up-the-sky fireworks display.

Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 12:00pm - 7:00pm

Music, dancing, cultural activities, arts and crafts and live entertainment make for an afternoon of family fun.

Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

What’s red, white and blue all over? The old-time Fourth of July parade featuring floats, marching bands, military groups and more winding through Historic Philadelphia.

Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Join Friends of Valley Forge for a great day of family fun, food and history. Pack a picnic or purchase hot dogs and hamburgers on-site. Bring your sun glasses and a blanket to enjoy music, games and other activities.