What's New in Philadelphia

There’s always something new to discover in Philadelphia. Whether you’re visiting Philadelphia for the first-time or always coming back, exciting attractions, mouth-watering restaurants, and relaxing hotels are always popping up in the city. 


Michelin releases Philadelphia travel guide

Michelin created its first Philadelphia guidebook, the Michelin Green Guide, highlighting the city’s top museums, restaurants,  hotels, and attractions. The English version of the Michelin Guide is available on Amazon, Google Play, Apple Books, Bookshop, and other major retailers. The French version is also available for purchase.

Pennsylvania Convention Center achieves Gold Level certification

The Pennsylvania Convention Center achieved the prestigious Gold Level certification to the Events Industry Council (EIC) Sustainable Event Standards for venues. This highlights the Center’s leadership in sustainability and social responsibility within the meetings and events industry.

The Franklin Institute opens “Wondrous Space” exhibit

The Franklin Institute, in partnership with Boeing, has opened its newest exhibit, the future-focused “Wondrous Space”, dedicated to space exploration. The groundbreaking “Wondrous Space” is the first of six reimagined exhibits coming to The Franklin Institute for its 200th anniversary. 

Pennsylvania Convention Center ranked #1 in U.S. for walkability

The Wall Street Journal ranked 30 of the largest convention centers in the U.S. and the Pennsylvania Convention Center claimed the #1 spot for walkability. Located in the heart of Philadelphia, the PCC is just steps away from attractions, restaurants, and hotels. It also ranked #1 for closest dry cleaner. 

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New Restaurants

From beloved chefs and restaurants reinventing themselves, to cutting-edge dining experiences, there’s a lot to get excited about eating in Philadelphia today.

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New Hotel Developments

With more than 14,400+ hotel rooms within a walk of the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia has an extensive assortment of hotel brands – from posh, top-of-the-line properties to economy-minded options with bunk beds – that also offer a wide variety of event venues.

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Top Exhibits

Philadelphia is filled with wonderful art museums and galleries to explore. Below is a roundup of some of the exciting exhibits that are on view now or coming soon.

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LumiNature. Photo courtesy of Philadelphia Zoo.

Top Holiday Activities

The city’s calendar is full of festive events and activities this holiday season. Explore the top things to do in Philadelphia.

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Philadelphia Guides

Destination Planning Guide

The 2023 Destination Planning Guide is your No.1 resource. Inside the guide you will find information on the Pennsylvania Convention Center, hotels, and meeting venues plus details on the city’s sustainability practices, exciting team building activities, and ways to give back to the community.

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Official Visitors Guide

Let the Philadelphia Official Visitors Guide assist you in your exploration of Philadelphia, highlighting can’t miss spring and summer activities, plus essential attractions, restaurants and shops in each neighborhood, as well as exciting new experiences throughout the city.

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