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What's Happening in Philly

Rosemont is located right outside Philadelphia—home to thousands of college students from hundreds of different colleges. Within the city, there are so many free or cheap events to help students experience the most on and off campus. Getting in and out of the city via public transportation is easy. The SEPTA Regional Rail stop is a quick walk from campus and a direct route into the heart of the city! 

Tips For Rosemont

  • Need a place to relax off campus? If your answer is yes, then you need to go to Gryphon Café, right past Rosemont train station. Perks include a frequent buyers card (10 purchases = a free drink), open mic nights on Thursdays, and much more. Click Here
  • Need a break from Cardinal, but don’t know what to do? Parents are in town and you don’t know where to take them? The Main Line has tons of places to eat, from local favorites like Gullifty’s to Italian cooking at Bertucci’s
  • Visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art and see works by Cezanne, Strand, Manet, and more. Pay what you can on Wednesday after 5! Click Here 
  • MilkBoy Philly is a restaurant/bar/café that prides itself on good food, good drink, and good music, as well as a cool, cosmopolitan locale in the heart of Center City Philadelphia. For more information and to check out the upcoming performances Click Here.
  • If you’re walking down Lancaster Avenue, you come across interesting places such as Ludington Library and the Bryn Mawr Film Institute. Have you ever considered visiting? There are a ton of borrowing options at the library. Read by Clicking Here. 
  • The Bryn Mawr Film Institute is always showing old favorites and new, soon-to-be favorites alike. For more information, Click Here

Februrary and March Events

  • Science After Hours: An evening event series exclusively for adults 21+ featuring experiments, demonstrations, games, and innovative and engaging science curated by Philadelphia’s premier science museum in collaboration with organizations across the city. (Click Here)

  • Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest - November 25, 2016 – March 5, 2017
    A winterized riverfront park, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest houses an Olympic-size skating rink overlooking the Delaware River, ski chalet-style lodge and winter garden with a majestic holiday tree, outdoor seating area with fire pits, cozy warming cabins, a kids’ lodge with arcade games and more.

  • The 2017 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show - March 11-19, 2017
    An annual blockbuster event, the Philadelphia Flower Show attracts more than 260,000 people to the Pennsylvania Convention Center for impressive large-scale gardens, landscapes and floral creations.

  • First Friday - First Friday of every month
    Want proof of Philadelphia’s happening art scene? On the first Friday evening of every month the streets fill with art lovers of all kinds who wander among the neighborhood’s 40-plus galleries, most of them open from 5 until 9 p.m.

  • St. Patrick’s Day Parade - March 12, 2017
    A Philadelphia tradition since 1771, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade — one of the oldest parades in the country — is a celebration not to be missed. Join thousands of spectators on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on the Sunday prior to St. Patrick’s Day.

  • Drapetomania at the African American Museum -January 30 – March 27, 2016
    Drapetomania at the African American Museum in Philadelphia seeks to recover the history of Grupo Antillano and their important contributions to the art of Cuba, the Caribbean and the African Diaspora.