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Nov 18 2016

There’s always something to do in Philadelphia. Hungry? Grab a bite to eat at a local food festival. Want to attend a sporting event? Philly has everything from football to curling. Ready to see the world? Philadelphia offers non-stop flights to more than one hundred locations including Amsterdam and Paris. (And Piedmont employees fly for free!)

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Food Festivals

Philadelphia is known for its famous cheesesteaks, but make time to try some famous Jamaican spicy, sweet jerk chicken fresh off the grill at the Caribbean Jerk Fest in August or tomato pie at the 9th Street Italian Market Festival in September. Philadelphia is home to more than a hundred food festivals, and you can find them all here.

The Arts

Philadelphia caters to all kinds of artists in various venues. Experience Broadway plays like Mamma Mia at the Kimmel Center, or develop an appreciation for Mexican Modernism at the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s “Paint the Revolution” exhibit. Watch the trailer here.

Live Music

The live music scene in Philly is flourishing! Bring the kids to “Party on the Parkway” for Fourth of July, or groove to some tunes at the Fillmore Philadelphia concert venue. Genres including country, hip-hop, rock, jazz and more. Upcoming artists include Elle King, Kiiara and PartyNextDoor. Check out a complete listing here.

Sports Teams

For sports fans, Philadelphia hosts major league sports teams year-round. Catch a Philadelphia Eagles game at the Lincoln Financial Field, a Phillies ballgame at the Citizens Bank Park, or a 76ers matchup at the Wells Fargo Center. Philly is home to five NCAA Division I athletic programs: Temple University Owls, Villanova University Wildcats, University of Pennsylvania Quakers, La Salle University Explorers and Saint Joseph’s University Hawks.

Travel Opportunities

Piedmont employees can use their travel benefits to fly almost anywhere in the world for free. Our Philadelphia hub offers non-stop domestic and international flights to more than 100 cities including Phoenix, Miami, Dublin, Frankfurt, Paris and London. Grab your passport and see the world!