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What's Happening in Philly

Rosemont is located right outside Philadelphia—home to thousands of college students from hundreds of different colleges. Within the city, there are so many free or cheap events to help students experience the most on and off campus. Getting in and out of the city via public transportation is easy. The SEPTA Regional Rail stop is a quick walk from campus and a direct route into the heart of the city! 

  • Need a break from Cardinal, but don’t know what to do? Parents are in town and you don’t know where to take them? The Main Line has tons of places to eat, from local favorites like Gullifty’s to Italian cooking at Bertucci’s
  • Visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art and see works by Cezanne, Strand, Manet, and more. Pay what you can on Wednesday after 5! Click Here 
  • If you’re walking down Lancaster Avenue, you come across interesting places such as Ludington Library and the Bryn Mawr Film Institute. Have you ever considered visiting? There are a ton of borrowing options at the library. Read by Clicking Here. 
  • The Bryn Mawr Film Institute is always showing old favorites and new, soon-to-be favorites alike. For more information, Click Here

Spring Events:

Philly Tech Week

More than 25,000 business leaders and other self-proclaimed tech geeks — and the technically challenged — participate in more than 100 events during Philly Tech Week, which celebrates and highlights emerging trends, advances and innovative uses of technology. This year’s festivities include a startup showcase, technology-themed quizzo, a tech summit for women of color and a signature event at Reading Terminal Market.

Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival
The Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival returns for its third year of illuminating Franklin Square with grand, artistic creations. For two months, the square at 6th and Race streets will come alive with 15,000 LED lights strewn across 28 different displays featuring 1,500 works of art. The dazzling 200-foot-long Chinese dragon and whimsical panda constructions from previous years are back, but all other original creations are brand new.
South Street Spring Festival and Maifest
Multiple blocks of South Street close down to traffic and open to festival goers for the huge South Street Spring Festival and Maifest. More than 30 food and drink vendors, dozens of local shops, music stages and hands-on entertainment line Front to 8th streets on South Street. Plus, in front of Brauhaus Schmitz, the German-inspired Maifest adds a maypole, steins of beer, German dance performances and authentic German fare to the fun.
Grand Opening of Spruce Street Harbor Park
Get excited: Spruce Street Harbor Park, one of the Delaware River waterfront’s most popular attractions, opens for the season on Friday, May 11. Yes! The warm-weather-only urban beach — which welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors each year — returns with eats and drinks from local chefs, dozens of colorful hammocks, oversized games and plenty of space for lounging along the waterfront.

Rosemont College's 2018 Commencement

May 12, 2018

All members of the Rosemont community and families are invited to attend. Students and faculty are encouraged to wear their academic attire.

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