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Kimmel Center & South Street

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

After touring Philadelphia's world-class attractions and historic sights, it's time to unwind at one of Philadelphia's hip nightspots. Visitors can dance to contemporary music, sing with locals at a piano bar or quench their thirst at a trendy lounge.

The Avenue of the Arts is Philadelphia's premier cultural district and home to world-class arts institutions such as The Philadelphia Orchestra. The historical and architecturally grand Academy of Music is just one block away from the new and equally grand Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. The jewel of the Avenue of the Arts is the new Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, an architectural and artistic masterpiece in its own right.

South Street
South Street

The Kimmel Center houses performances by the world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra, Peter Nero and the Philly Pops, PHILADANCO and other resident companies, as well as visiting performers from around the world.
The Avenue of the Arts stretches along North and South Broad Street.

South Street, called 'the hippest street in town' is lined with restaurants and nightclubs, and bustling with young people.

Old City is known for its hip restaurant scene and many of the restaurants in the trendy neighborhood attract a stylish bar crowd.

Many of the upscale restaurants along Restaurant Row/Walnut Street have chic bars.
Philadelphia's upscale jazz club, Zanzibar Blue features live performances nightly from legendary and rising stars of jazz, while WarmDaddy's offers traditional Southern cuisine and live Blues music.


The Kimmel Center is located at 300 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102.


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