Philadelphia has been voted the No. 11 ‘most sports-crazed city’ in the U.S, which means sport is definitely big in the city with a variety of local teams, professional teams and even games in the parks. Whether you’re interested in football, baseball, golf, marathons or anything in between, you’ll be able to find a game somewhere in this great city. The important thing is looking for which one you want to see the most, because with so many options you won’t make it to them all.
All The Biggest Teams
Home to the Phillies, the Eagles, the 76ers, Flyers and more, Philadelphia is definitely one of the best places you can catch any type of sporting event. Philadelphia is also home to some of the best teams in the national leagues. So if you’re looking to catch a good game then you’re not going to miss out choosing any of the selections available.
Philadelphia’s professional teams include:
- Philadelphia Eagles – Football
- Philadelphia 76ers – Basketball
- Philadelphia Phillies – Baseball
- Philadelphia Flyers – Hockey
- Philadelphia Union – Soccer
- Philadelphia Soul – Arena Football
Of course, minor league and women’s teams abound as well- so if you’re just interested in the sport of it, you’ll find just as good of games in these areas as you will in the pros. Check out:
- Philadelphia Firebirds – Womens Football
- Philadelphia Passion – Womens Football
- Reading Fightin Phils – Double-A Baseball
- Lehigh Valley Phantoms – Minor League Hockey
- Reading Royals – Minor League Hockey
- Delaware 87ers – Minor League Basketball
- The Destroyers – Minor League Basketball
Watching the Events
Boat races and regattas happen on Schuylkill River more than any other city in America, so you can bet there’s a race going on if you’re taking a trip any time the river isn’t frozen. Of course, you’ll also find the Phillies heating up Citizens Bank Park at the same time. Looking for something to watch when the weather turns a little colder? Then you’re just in time for for the Philadelphia Eagles football season and some of the best indoor sports from bowling to roller derby.
If you’re looking to participate in the local sports scene you’ll have plenty of opportunity but you’ll also be just as happy sitting on the sidelines while you watch the pros do it.
Once You Leave the Arena
Looking for a little more fun before the night is over? Check out the nightlife here in Philly. From bars to nightclubs, you’ll find something to fit your plans for the evening, and your favorite style of music as well. The next morning you can tour museums or parks before heading out for your next big game. Check out even more options here.
Whatever your plans may be in Philly, you’re going to love the exotic array of choices for everything from your favorite sporting event to where you want to find more entertainment dinner (and your friends and family will love it too). Don’t hesitate to plan your next trip to Philadelphia, and still watch all your favorite sports. Go here to see our sports package accommodation deal to set your mind at ease about where you will stay.