FAQs + Facts
We love welcoming locals and visitors to a better Philly Experience through our walking tours, meditation sessions, party buses, and creative workshops. Please check out our FAQs to answer any questions you may have.
Do you offer private bachelor(ette) party experiences?Yaaassssss! We started this brand with a trap music bar crawl that was very popular for celebrations including bachelorette party. From our Black culture walking tours, afrobeat wellness experiences, soul food crawl, game night, or custom experiences, we handle all of the boring tedious details so you can simply show up and enjoy your squad. Let's start the conversation here with a complimentary discovery call: https://calendly.com/phillyexperiences/discovery
Are your experiences only available for guests 21 and over?No, our walking tours, soul food crawls, wellness events, and creative workshops are curated for children and adults.
Do you offer private tours & experiences?Yes, all of your Experiences can be booked for your team, group or family. Once you found the one (or two) you love, message us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your preferred date(s), time, and number of children and adults who want to participate.
Are solo travelers welcome on your tours?Yes! We curated all of our tours, events, and experiences to be solo traveler friendly. Don't do Philly alone. Join the only immersive brand giving you all of Philly in one place.
Do you offer custom tours?Absolutely, you can schedule a complimentary Zoom call here: https://calendly.com/phillyexperiences/discovery
Do you host any child friendly tours or events?Yes, all of our walking tours, wellness events, and creative workshops are child friendly unless it is a special event that states otherwise. Morals + Murals is a three-hour walking and public transportation experience that amplify Black history, music, heroes, intersectionality, and community in West & North Philly. Find more info here. Black Be Beautiful tour is a 90-minute walking tour in North Philly that highlights the resilience of a neighborhood that features multi-block mural projects, stories of locals, and organizations fighting Black erasure. Find more info here. If you are planning a tour for a school or camp, please reach out to us at email@example.com to discuss your options.
Are any of your tours or events handicap friendly?Yes, we try our best to be inclusive as possible with all of our Experiences. Both of our walking tours, Morals + Murals Hood tour & Black Be Beautiful tour are wheelchair accessible and welcomes emotional support dogs. Any other requirements? Please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is the weather like in Philadelphia in the spring and summerIn the spring, Philly is beautiful with the temperature ranging between 50-75 degrees. The downside? Prepare for rainy days, It is true that April showers bring May flowers here. If you enjoy dancing in the rain like us, there is so much to enjoy!
Are there any historic sites or landmarks worth visiting in Philadelphia?Yes, Philadelphia has a rich Black culture scene. With over 40 percent of locals identifying as Black, we are making Philly dope. Here is a list of a few of our favorite things to do in Philly: The Colored Girls Museum The Black Journey Walking Tour Morals + Murals Hood Tour Lest We Forget Museum Ubuntu Fine Art Gallery
Where does your tours begin and end?Morals + Murals Hood tour begins at LOVE park in Center City. The tour ends at Dilworth Park, across the street from where we began. Both ;ocations are centrally located minutes from Reading Terminal, Liberty Bell, Art Museum, Rittenhouse Square, Old City and South Philly. Black Be Beautiful tour begins in North Philadelphia at the corner of 11th St & Cecil B. Moore Avenue. The location is easily accessible via public transportation (Septa buses and trains), Uber/Lyft, and walking from Northern Liberties.
Have more questions or wish to book a custom experience with us? We would love to assit you in planning your weekend or week-long trip in Philadelphia. Book your complimentary Zoom call here: https://calendly.com/phillyexperiences/discovery.
Ten Things You May Not Know About Black Philadelphia
1. Philadelphia has a rich history of Black culture dating back to the colonial period. During this time, free Blacks and enslaved Africans played a vital role in the development of the city.
2. One of the most significant events in Black history in Philadelphia is the 1787 Constitutional Convention. The convention was held in Independence Hall, and it was attended by several prominent Black abolitionists, including Richard Allen and Absalom Jones.
3. Jazz music played a significant role in the development of Black culture in Philadelphia. The city was home to many jazz clubs during the mid-20th century, and musicians such as John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie, and Billie Holiday got their start in Philadelphia.
4. Black churches have played a vital role in the Black community in Philadelphia. Many of these churches were founded in the 18th and 19th centuries and were instrumental in the abolitionist movement.
5. Philadelphia has a long history of Black political activism. The city was home to the Black Panther Party and MOVE, two groups that were at the forefront of the Black power movement in the 1960s and 1970s.
6. Black cuisine is an essential part of Philadelphia's food culture. Some of the most popular Black-owned restaurants in the city include Ms. Tootsie's Soul Food Cafe, Warmdaddy's, and South Kitchen & Jazz Parlor.
7. Philadelphia is home to several historically Black colleges and universities, including Cheyney University, Lincoln University, and Delaware State University.
8. Black art and culture are celebrated in Philadelphia through events such as the African American Museum in Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Black Arts Festival.
9. Philadelphia is home to many Black-owned businesses, including bookstores, clothing stores, and beauty supply stores.
10. Philadelphia has a vibrant hip-hop culture that has produced some of the most influential artists in the genre, including Will Smith, The Roots, and Meek Mill.