Staying in the Know: Must Follow Accounts for TPC Students

March 25, 2024

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Philadelphia, often celebrated as the “City of Brotherly Love,” is not just a historical beacon but a vibrant tapestry of neighborhoods, each boasting its own unique flair and personality, reflective of the people who make this city a fantastic place to call home. This city invites you to immerse yourself in its rich tapestry of culture by exploring world-class museums, taking leisurely strolls through its diverse neighborhoods, indulging in its wide array of culinary delights, enjoying the beauty of its picturesque parks and outdoor spaces, and even discovering your ideal job or internship.

For those wondering where to begin their Philadelphia adventure, or for locals looking to stay informed about the latest events and cultural offerings, a wealth of resources are at your fingertips. Below, we’ve curated a selection of our favorite Instagram accounts that serve as your gateway to connecting with the city’s culture, thriving arts scene, upcoming events, and much more. These accounts are your insider guide to experiencing the best that Philadelphia has to offer.

  1. @Visitphilly – Visit Philly is the official tourism website for Philadelphia, offering visitors and locals alike a comprehensive guide to the city’s attractions, dining, events, and accommodations.
  2. @Phlbucketlist – This page showcases Philly’s best and unique attractions. They also offer discount codes if you book through their website.
  3. @Cass_andthecity – Cass in the city is best known for her “come with me to” videos showcasing local restaurants, concerts, and events in philly.
  4. @philamuseum – If you enjoy art, then checking out the Philadelphia Art Museum account is a must. Every Friday evening and first Sunday of the month the museum turns into a party with music and food. On their account they share updates on their galleries and museum events.
  5. @TheOval – located in Eakins Oval near the Philadelphia Art Museum, the oval is an account that showcases pop up events such as movie nights, night markets, and salsa nights.
  6. @loveparkphilly – Love Park Philly is the official instagram of Love Park in Philadelphia. They share fun events that are happening in love park.
  7. @whenwherewhatphilly – When, where, what, philly is an account dedicated to sharing what to do in Philadelphia. It shares events that cover a broad range of interest from pottery classes to festivals.
  8. @worldcafelive – World Cafe Live is a non-profit venue that showcases live music from disco to salsa, poetry nights, and stand up comedy. Look out for their free concerts every first Friday of the month!
  9. @locopez – If you love tacos, then you should follow Loco Pez. Loco Pez is famous for their dollar tacos nights which are announced on their instagram page once a week.
  10. @Phillyvoice – PhillyVoice offers a diverse range of content spanning from breaking news and investigative reports to features on arts, culture, sports, and community affairs.