Good Time Guide: October 8 - October 14

October 8, 2018

Rittenhouse Fine Craft Festival

When: Friday October 12 – Sunday October 14

Where: 210 W. Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen showcases American-made Fine Craft in the heart of Philadelphia’s historic Rittenhouse Square. It is a thriving, walkable area of the city, alive with restaurants, offices, high-income residents, businesses, museums, and universities. This highly attended show draws customers from Philadelphia, its surrounding suburbs, as well as New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. Show attendance also benefits from being in a high tourist attended area of the city. Learn more.


Fishtown River City Fest

When: Saturday October 13

Where: 1341 N. Delaware Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19125

Celebrate fall in the Fishtown neighborhood during the annual RiverCity Festival at scenic Penn Treaty Park along the Delaware River Waterfront.  The festival is a free celebration of local music, food and businesses in Fishtown. More info.


Philadoptables Pup Crawl

When: Saturday, October 13

Where: Various Locations

Local animal rescue group, Philadoptables, is hosting a bar crawl to raise funds to support their efforts in saving Philly’s homeless animals.  The event starts at noon on Saturday, October 13, 2018 and will begin at The Plough & the Starts on 2nd Street.  Other participating bars and restaurants include JJ Bootleggers, Nicks Old City, Sto’s Bar and Old City Beer Garden, The Nauti Mermaid and The Victoria Freehouse. Buy Tickets


Boo at the Zoo

When: Saturday October 13 – Sunday October 14

Where: Philadelphia ZooIt's a ten dollar kid ticket BOO-NANZA only at Philadelphia Zoo. Don't miss Boo at the Zoo happening the weekends of October 13th and 14th, 20th and 21st, and 27th and 28th.  Enjoy the beautiful fall foliage throughout the zoo's forty two acre garden, take your little ghosts and goblins on a wild trick or treat adventure, and don't forget to visit the tallest tot in town, Beau, the baby giraffe. This Fall the Zoo changes you! Buy tickets



When: Saturday October 13 - Sunday October 14

Where: Peddler's Village

Raise your beer and bratwurst to celebrate at the 4th Annual OctoberFEAST with German food & drink and family friendly fun. Learn more!


Pints in the Park

When: Sunday, October 14

Where: Fairmount Park 4100 Chamounix Drive, Philadelphia, PA

Be sure to join us for Pints in the Park this October! You’ll enjoy an exciting roster of tastings from creative local breweries, awesome food trucks and entertainment you won’t want to miss! Plus a fantastic silent auction raffle prizes games and more! Learn more.