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Fall in Love with Philly: 2016 Events

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at Villanova chapter.
1. Old City Fest

When: October 9th

Where: Old City District

What: A festival filled with local designers, artists, entertainers, and restaurants. 


2. Blocktober Fest

When: October 15th

Where: South Street

What: Family fun featuring delicious food trucks, live music, and craft beer. 


3. Philadelphia Film Festival

When: October 20-30

Where: Various venues in Philadelphia

What: Showcasing foreign and independent films in theaters across Philly.


4. Harry Potter Festival

When: October 21-22

Where: Chestnut Hill

What: Join other fans for a weekend filled with Harry Potter themed classes, performances, food, and drinks. 


5. Terror Behind the Walls

When: Select dates in October

Where: Eastern State Penitentiary

What: Prepare to be terrified as you walk through this nationally ranked haunted prison.


6. Philadelphia Marathon

When: November 18-20

Where: Downtown Philly

What: Participate in a half-marathan, an 8K race, or a Kids Fun Face through scenic downtown Philly. 

Rising sophomore at Villanova University pursuing a Major in Communication.