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Graveside Chats: By and By

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

Included with admission This month we highlight stories of free and enslaved Africans of the colonial era. Chats typically run 20-30 minutes

Finding the Founders – Scholar Talk with Emma Hart

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

Co-produced with the National Constitution Center. George Nelson was born in Sulgrave, Northamptonshire in 1736 -- but unlike his namesake and countryman, George Washington, Nelson did not become an illustrious statesman. This talk explores the Revolutionary experience for poorer men and women during this tumultuous time.

Signers’ Day

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

A holiday to honor and celebrate the seven signers buried here - special tours and history hunt offered all day. 12PM: Welcome and wreath laying ceremony at the grave of Declaration of Independence and Constitution printer John Dunlap. 12:30PM: Meet the Crypt Keeper - come learn the ins and outs of what it takes to […]

The American Revolution – The Show

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

History in 50 minutes. Seven actors share a small platform to recreate the entire American fight for independence using only their bodies, voices, and the audience’s imagination. “The American Revolution” blends imaginative physical theater with history to create an unforgettable, engaging experience.

Celebrate Independence Day Concert

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

Free concert and history talk, featuring works of Corelli, Mozart, Saint-Georges (a Black Guadeloupean composer and contemporary of Mozart), and Scottish folk music, performed by the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia.

Second Sunday Walking Tour: Afterlife

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

$10

Afterlife examines how we remember our dead.

This tour runs 45 minutes. Tickets are $10.

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After Hours Evening Tour: Afterlife

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

Afterlife examines how we remember our dead. This tour runs 45 minutes. Tickets are $10. Click the Square link below to reserve your tickets.

$10

Neighborhood House Play Festival

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

On Saturday, August 13, Christ Church Neighborhood House (CCNH) will present our inaugural short play competition at the Neighborhood House Theater. We asked 4 Philadelphia-based playwrights to submit short works (10-30 minute pieces) with the theme of “revolutionary spirit.” This theme elicited an eclectic mix of creative artists using varied mediums. The top 2 plays […]

Free

Second Sunday Walking Tour: Madmen and Medicine

Starts at Christ Church and ends at Burial Ground

A history of the notable and revolutionary physicians buried within our historic two acres -- featuring stories of Yellow Fever and medical inventions, and a tour of the graves of Dr. Rush, Dr. Physick, and Benjamin Franklin. This tour runs 60 minutes. Tickets are $10. For more information and weather updates, call: 484-809-0874. Click the Square […]

$10

Meet James Forten – Performance and Discussion

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

Experience the Museum of the American Revolution's newest first-person theatrical performance at Historic Christ Church! Meet James Forten explores Forten’s life as a free Black Philadelphian, Revolutionary War privateer, and stalwart abolitionist. Following the live performance, actor Nathan Alford-Tate and Michael Idriss, the Museum's African American Interpretive Fellow, will join Christ Church Director of Public […]

Free
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After Hours Evening Tour: Madmen and Medicine

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

A history of the notable and revolutionary physicians buried within our historic two acres -- featuring stories of Yellow Fever and medical inventions, and a tour of the graves of Dr. Rush, Dr. Physick, and Benjamin Franklin. This tour runs 45 minutes. Tickets are $10. For more information and weather updates, call: 484-809-0874. Click the Square […]

$10
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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. in the church and on the Livestream.  Details are regularly updated in the weekly parish email.  If you would like to be on the email list, please contact Cecilia Wagner.

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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 3-6 p.m., rain or shine, on Church Street between 2nd and American Streets until November 23.