2018 NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo Registration Brochure - 31
Entertainment and Sports
Music is an important part of the city, from
Each of Philadelphia's distinct
Downtown Philadelphia is easy to get
the acclaimed Philadelphia Orchestra to
neighborhoods has its own history,
around by foot. The city's bus, rail,
being the home of rock and R&B greats
landmarks, and character that make
and subway service (known as SEPTA)
Chubby Checker, Patti LaBelle, Hall &
up this unique city. Old City, home to
connects travelers to many parts of the
Oates, and the Roots. Visitors can enjoy live
the city's original settlers, is celebrated
city. A wide variety of cultural activities,
music of any genre in local clubs. Multiple
as America's most historic square mile.
sightseeing opportunities, and great
professional dance companies are also
Rittenhouse Square features one of the
restaurants are all a short walk or subway
based in the city. Philadelphia is home to
city's first urban parks. Midtown Village
stop away from the convention center.
several professional sports teams including
includes the LGBT-friendly "Gayborhood,"
the Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia
while South Philly is home to multiple
Eagles, and Philadelphia Flyers.
cultures and communities.
For those wishing to extend their trip
after the conference ends, Philadelphia
is near Boston, New York, Washington,
D.C., and other cities on the East
A trip to Philadelphia would not be
Airport (PHL) serves nearly all major
complete without tasting their world-
Coast. Philadelphia International
famous cheesesteaks. Yet the city also
enjoys a diverse and thriving food scene
that includes cuisines from around the
world. With exclusive restaurants, inviting
coffee shops, and unique food halls and
markets, Philadelphia offers something to
satisfy every palate.
Philadelphia has to offer at
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