Presented by Global Philadelphia Association

Upcoming Global Philadelphia Events

For a full listing of global events in the Philadelphia region, visit the Global Philadelphia Events Page.

  • SEP 29th | MightyFest Writing Carnival

    Location: In front of the Franklin Institute
    Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Cost: Free. For all Philly kids.

    The heart and soul of Mighty Writers' four-day MightyFest comes Saturday Sept. 29 with the Mighty Writing Carnival— for Philly kids ages two to 14— in Aviator Park (next to the Franklin Institute). There’ll be over 40 tents with writing activities of all types for all ages. Global Philadelphia will present the writing activity "What's Your Heritage Story? What's Ours?" The MightyFest Carnival is free for all kids, but please register here in advance.

  • OCT 10th | Archaeological Adventures: Egypt All the Time (SOLD OUT)

    Time: 10:00AM - 1:00PM
    Location: Penn Museum
    Cost: $12 per child/adult. SOLD OUT!

    Learn about mummies, daily life, and more during the time of the ancient Egyptians. Explore our collection of artifacts from ancient Egypt through gallery tours and interactive workshops! Join our training class to learn the rituals behind embalming and becoming a Mummy Maker. See artifacts up close that show the gods, goddesses, and hieroglyphs. Make sure to post a message for our Sphinx, on a “staycation” adventure! Advance reservations are required; call 215.746.6774 for more information.

  • OCT 19th | Festival for International Students

    Time: 5:00PM - 7:00PM
    Location: Penn Museum
    Cost: Free! (registration link below)

    Join us for an evening of fun and networking! Meet fellow international students and scholars from local universities, enjoy globally-inspired food, multi-cultural dance performances, and more. Register for your FREE ticket at

  • NOV 8th | On the Table Philly: Introducing the Online Heritage Education Resource Center

    Time: 12:00PM - 2:00PM
    Location: Friends Center, 1501 Cherry St.
    Cost: Free! (registration link below)

    Lunch is on us! Join us as we celebrate the launch of the new Online Heritage Education Resource Center! Enjoy good food and good company as we introduce you to the new website and hold a conversation about heritage education in Philadelphia. Global Philadelphia Association is hosting this luncheon as a part of the annual city-wide program On the Table Philly, which brings people together on Nov 8th for a meal and a conversation at events across the region. Register for your FREE ticket at

  • JAN 9th | Archaeological Adventures: Mesopotamia Madness (SOLD OUT)

    Time: 10:00AM - 1:00PM
    Location: Penn Museum
    Cost: $12 per child/adult. SOLD OUT!

    Join us for an exploration of the ancient Middle East, from the earliest communities to the bustling cities of Mesopotamia. See monumental statues, personal jewelry and artifacts found in tombs, writing from the earliest known poet, and more! Think like an archaeologist and piece together artifacts to help tell the story of ancient Mesopotamia and the earliest cities. See examples of cuneiform writing and try out making your own cylinder seal. Advance reservations are required; call 215.746.6774 for more information.

  • JAN 21st | Martin Luther King Day of Service

    Location: Girard College (Signature Site event)

    Join Global Philadelphia Association at Historic Girard College, which will serve as our region's King Day of Service hub, with some 150 projects, workshops, trainings, jobs fair, civic engagement expo, health and wellness fair, and other events, along with thousands of volunteers. The Signature Site event is organized by Global Citizen. More details will be posted closer to the date.

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