If you’re an absolute fall fiend like me, you’ll absolutely love what Philadelphia has to offer this November. Student discounts galore, apple picking, film festivals, holiday activities, plus so much more are all on the calendar this month, so pick up your SEPTA card, hop on the Broad Street Line and explore away!
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory @ the Kimmel Center
Relive this childhood classic with a performance by Broadway Philadelphia and sing along to your favorites such as “Pure Imagination’ and “The Candy Man.” The show runs from Tuesday, Nov. 6 until Sunday, Nov. 18, so you better grab your (golden) ticket soon because they’re selling fast!
Philly Holiday Festival
Get in the holiday spirit with the Philly Holiday Festival running from Nov. 9 until Jan. 1 — complete with a holiday market, ice skating rink and a Thanksgiving parade. To see a full list of events visit the Philly Holiday Festival Guide.
What says fall more than a homemade wreath? Get your craft on at the CraftNOW Philadelphia festival from Nov. 1 until Dec. 7. Events will be held at various locations including studio tours, craft shows and symposiums. The Philadelphia Museum of Art will also be holding a craft show at the Philadelphia Convention Center where you can get all of your holiday shopping done for family, friends and maybe a little something for yourself.
Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival
Check out the hottest films created by Jewish filmmakers at the Jewish Film festival. Running from Nov. 3-18, there will be no shortage of fun to be had with over 30 events, including shorts, documentaries and full-length feature films. Plus, bring your student ID for free admissions to all films at the Gershman Y.
The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival
Enjoy films? Love learning more about other cultures? Then make sure to stop by the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival from Nov. 8-18. Screenings will be held all over Philadelphia, including Chinatown and Center City.
With so much happening in Philadelphia this month, make sure to get out and explore all that the city of brotherly love has to offer!