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Philadelphia Nightlife, Pennsylvania

The nightlife to enjoy in Philadelphia, PA, US

Philadelphia, PA US is the biggest city of Pennsylvania, 6th most populous one in the US and the 4th biggest urban area in the US. The old city district of Philadelphia, PA US features the Constitution Hall, Liberty Bell and Independence Hall that hosts a variety of nightlife activity where you can expect to meet some young and professional crowd over the weekends. The South Street district is no doubt the center of urban activity and nightlife in Philadelphia. The South Street has everything to offer that you could expect in a big city. Cheese steak joints, tattoo parlors, clothing stores of local designers, music venues, restaurants and several local cafes are there in the South Street. Every night, the area seems to be undergoing a street festival for the visitors.

If you are a dance lover, you can visit the Barbary which features different forms of DJ nights throughout the week. It is one of the most popular hipster night spots in the city. At night, the city sizzles with activity and it becomes a welcoming and exciting place to enjoy cocktails and hear some live music. Whether you are dining and dancing in the Old City, catching up a live music jazz show in the Northern Liberties or heading to hipster hangout in the South Philadelphia, you are guaranteed to have some great time in Philadelphia, PA US during the nights.

With these developments, you can now visit the city and experience vibrant nightlife and world class dining which come with superior city of the 21st century. Keeping in view the needs of special people, there are various lesbian and gay bars out there in the city. Paddywhacks Comly is a popular Irish pub in the city which is known for its casual meals, late night entertainment and happy hour specials. It also features football matches on its HDTV during the football season. On Friday and Saturday, its DJ spins the party music and local bands dominate the stage during the happy hours of weekends.

Another advantageous aspect about Philadelphia, PA US after dark is that everything is close together conveniently. Whatever neighborhood you are choosing, you can certainly hit several hotspots within a cab ride or short walk. And in this urban city, the visitors can enjoy good food at any time of the day or night. During the last decade, the nightlife and dining scene of Philadelphia has exploded rapidly. Some of the star restaurant chains have emerged out with empires of mini-restaurants. Nightlife impresarios have been saturated in the Center City, which are now establishing hot spots such as Northern Liberties and Bella Vista.

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  • SandroFree concerts on Penn’s Landing
    travel tip by Sandro posted more then 30 days ago
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    travel tip by luci posted more then 30 days ago
    Though not just for booklovers, this festival is organized on a weekend in late spring. The most amazing thing about the Library Festival is that it’s absolutely free. For a whole 2 days, the Library hosts this festival for all...
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Philadelphia City Ratings

  • Rating94%
    City Rank51
  • History & Culture: rated for 90%
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  • Sightseeing: rated for 100%
  • Shopping: rated for 100%
  • Public Transportation: rated for 70%
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