We asked a few City workers to share what the month meant to them. Here's what they said!
We’re in the process of creating a new City website from the ground up because we realize phila.gov isn’t as easy to use as it should be.
Below you’ll find the City’s news listing. However, it’s not a complete list. In the future, we’d like to centralize the City of Philadelphia’s news, events, service notifications, and blog posts in one place. We’ll update this page as we release enhanced designs. Stay tuned.
In the meantime, we’re happy to consider your suggestions. What City news and events would you like to know more about, and why? Your insights might inform future design and content improvements to the site.
- Use the site’s feedback links to alert us to content errors and design ideas.
- Sign up to be a beta.phila.gov tester. We’ll contact you for specific feedback on the News & events section and other site features.
The Philadelphia Fire Department and the Office of Emergency Management want you to learn how you can help prevent fires and stay safe.
Check out some of the events happening in Philadelphia during LGBT History Month -- the perfect time to come out together!
September is National Preparedness Month, which focuses on making an Emergency Plan. Follow our 5 steps to become better prepared to overcome emergencies and make you, your family and your community stronger.
Even though we have not documented local mosquito transmission of Zika here in Philadelphia, we urge residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes as mosquito season often continues into October.
An Excessive Heat Warning means that prolonged exposure to heat can be dangerous to people’s health.
A dramatic reading of the Declaration, the All-American Happy Hour in Dilworth and more are happening today!
Find updates on weather, public safety, traffic and events for July 28th in Philadelphia.
Frequently asked questions about the Democratic National Convention.
These four Wednesday events are perfect for locals just wanting to have fun or conventioneers looking to catch some local vibes.
Find updates on weather, public safety, traffic, and events for July 27th in Philadelphia.
Find updates on weather, public safety, traffic and events for July 26 in Philadelphia.
The “Donkeys Around Town” art exhibit of 57 fiberglass donkeys is now up for viewing, and these four-legged friends will stick around until late August. There's a smartphone scavenger hunt with awesome prizes, too!
Find updates on weather, public safety, traffic and events for July 25 in the City of Philadelphia.
Receiving ReadyPhiladelphia texts and following City accounts on Twitter are the perfect way to stay updated on activities relating to the Convention — and beyond.
We encourage journalists to review our DNC media kit as well as use one or all of the City's digital information resources available.
Deals on dining and shopping, public art, history exhibits, and food trucks are just some of the reasons we locals love this year's convention.
Philadelphia has its place in history and is set to make history once again as the site of the 2016 DNC. OEM put together a comprehensive list of information to help keep you safe and informed as you experience the DNC first-hand.
The City anticipates about 50,000 visitors to the city during the Democratic National Convention. Just as with any major sporting event, the event will require minor street closures and other changes.
Philadelphia welcomes groups looking to express their right to free speech peacefully. This is a list of demonstration permits requested so far, including those approved, denied, pending, and withdrawn.