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Old City Walking Tour: Revolutionary Mothers

Starts at Christ Church and ends at Burial Ground

This tour weaves the stories of the many influential women whose names may have been lost over time but who were important in the creation of this nation. Tour begins on Church Street at 2nd Street (in front of Christ Church) and ends at the Burial Ground. The tour is approximately two hours of walking around Old City. Tickets […]

$25

Memorial Day Ceremony

Christ Church Burial Ground 5th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA

Our annual Memorial Day service at the Burial Ground returns! We will once again gather to honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for this country. We will gather to lay a wreath honoring the fallen soldiers buried in our hallowed grounds, followed by our traditional placing flags at the graves of patriots. Face masks or coverings […]

Free

After Hours Tour: Who’s Your Daddy?

Christ Church Burial Ground 5th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA

Think you know the founding fathers? Find out by taking our historic cemetery tour! Our tour will reveal some very unique fathers found in the soil of our cemetery. A special quiz will test your attention and comprehension following the journey. The tour is approximately one hour. Tickets are $10. For more information and weather updates, please […]

$10
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Graveside Chat: Benjamin Franklin Bache & Freedom of the Press

Christ Church Burial Ground 5th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA

This week, meet Franklin's grandson Benjamin Franklin Bache who not only inherited Ben's fiery spirit but also his printing equipment, which he used to publish the Aurora newspaper, which got him in trouble with the government. We are proudly presenting a new series of graveside chats about lesser or unknown Revolutionary figures and topics. Each […]

Benjamin Franklin and His Lightning Rods Across the Atlantic (Virtual on Zoom)

Virtual on Zoom

This talk is a co-presentation with the Benjamin Franklin House in London, UK. Join us on the 269th anniversary of Benjamin Franklin's kite experiment for this transatlantic adventure. This talk is free but advanced registration is required. Click View Event Website below to reserve tickets.

Free

Queer Quizzo and Show

Christ Church Neighborhood House 20 N. American Street, Philadelphia, PA

Celebrate Pride Month by testing your knowledge with some Queer Quizzo! Grab a group of your "smartest" friends and come celebrate the warm weather on the roof of Christ Church Neighborhood House! Rain date: Friday, June 25, 7-9PM. Please note that our roof is not wheelchair accessible. Tickets are $20 - $35. Click View Event Website below to […]

$20
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Sunday Lectionary Bible Study

Join the Rev. Palmer Hartl for a lively discussion of the lessons appointed for Sunday, with a particular focus on applying the lessons to real-life situations and current events.  The weekly gathering is via Zoom, and the link is found in the weekly parish email.  If you would like to be on the weekly email […]

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Sunday community worship, 10 a.m.

Christ Church 2nd Street and Church Street, Old City Philadelphia, PA

Christ Church worships each Sunday at 10 a.m.  There are no longer Covid-19 attendance restrictions, but the congregation will continue to wear masks while inside the church during the summer months.  Currently, Holy Communion is offered on the 2nd and 4th Sundays.  Details are regularly updated in the weekly parish email.  If you would like […]

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Old City Walking Tour: Brew N History

Starts at Christ Church and ends at Burial Ground

Tales of taverns and tavern owners and how beer still influences our city. Tour begins on Church Street at 2nd Street (in front of Christ Church) and ends at the Burial Ground. The tour is approximately two hours of walking around Old City. Tickets are $25. Click View Event Website below to purchase tickets.

$25
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Graveside Chat: Who Were the Signers?

Christ Church Burial Ground 5th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA

This week, leading up to Independence Day learn the true stories of the life and times of the Signers of The Declaration of Independence buried here, including Benjamin Franklin, Joseph Hewes, George Ross, Francis Hopkinson, and Dr. Benjamin Rush. We are proudly presenting a new series of graveside chats about lesser or unknown Revolutionary figures and […]

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Farmers Market at Christ Church

Christ Church 2nd Street and Church Street, Old City Philadelphia, PA

Join us one block away from the site of Philadelphia's original 18th-century farmers market on High (now Market) Street -- the market that gave Market Street its name. The market is open every Wednesday 3-7 p.m., rain or shine, on Church Street between 2nd and American Streets until November 24.

Fixing Everything but the Typos: Preserving Rare Books and Records from the Christ Church Archives (Virtual on Zoom)

Virtual on Zoom

Over the last 15 years Richard Homer, Senior Book Conservator at the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, and his colleagues have helped Christ Church halt the deterioration of our archives. The archives, stored in the church itself for more than two centuries, lived in conditions not ideal for the storage of paper. Pages working loose from […]

Free
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After Hours Tour: Who’s Your Daddy?

Christ Church Burial Ground 5th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA

In honor of Father's Day we present a tour of the founding fathers' graves including a quiz about our founding fathers at the end of the tour with prizes. The tour is approximately one hour. Tickets are $10. Click View Event Website below to purchase tickets.

$10