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Weekend Picks, New Year's Edition, 12/29-1/1

Thursday, December 29

Allagash Tasting

What: Allagash Brewing Beer Sampling
Where: The Foodery, 10th & Pine (Center City)
When: 5--7 PM, Thursday, December 29

Prepare for your New Years celebrations by picking up your favorite craft brew, and enjoy some delicious beer while you’re at it.


Friday, December 30


Ring in the New Year with Khyber Pass Pub

What: Early start to New Year’s celebrations, New Orleans style
Where: Khyber Pass Pub, 2nd & Chestnut (Old City)
When: 11 AM–2 AM, Friday, December 30
Price: PAYG

In true NOLA fashion, the Khyber is starting the partying a day early, with traditional Southern food and Louisville Lightnings, Classic Mint Juleps, Abita beers, and more to drink.


Saturday, December 31

Saturday is New Year’s Eve in Philadelphia. Have you made plans yet? If not we have an extensive list of events throughout the city to celebrate the passing of 2011; accompanied with more drink specials than you can shake a stick at.

Of course, this is Philadelphia, and what kind of people would we be without providing you with some celebrations where you can bring in the new year with good friends and some excellent craft beer? Check out our picks for where beer lovers can celebrate the holiday.


Sunday, January 1

Mummers Parade

What: A hundreds-year-old traditional parade and performance
Where: Broad Street from Oregon Avenue to City Hall (Find a viewing spot on the Avenue of the Arts for best action. Route map PDF.)
When: 10 AM, Sunday, January 1

Whether you make it to Broad Street to watch the Comics prance by, to the Convention Center to see the Fancies strut their stuff, or over to Two Street to partake in the partying, the Philly New Year's revelry just doesn't die down. Hence, a whole lot of bars are open and ready to greet you. Check our list of open establishments and specials here. Happy New Year!

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