In Philly for the DNC? Here’s What You Need to Know.

By: The Office of Governor Tom Wolf

July 25, 2016

This week, Philadelphia is hosting the Democratic National Convention. On behalf of all Pennsylvanians, Governor Wolf would like to welcome all visitors to Philadelphia and the commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Find all of the resources you need to enjoy your time in Philadelphia, navigate the city, and learn about our history.

The 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia: What Do I Need to Know?

Read our comprehensive resource guide that will help you travel the city, see the sights, and learn more about Pennsylvania’s storied history.

Travel Tools Available for Residents, DNC Visitors

Whether you are a local who is enjoying the experience or a out of state traveler, find all of the travel tools you need to get around the city quickly and easily. Pennsylvania is excited to host this national event and PennDOT is working with national, state and local officials to ensure it’s a safe and smooth one.

Governor and First Lady Wolf’s Philly Favorites

Want to know what the Governor and First Lady do when they’re in Philadelphia. Read all about their favorite restaurants and attractions.

Governor Wolf’s Guide to the Best Hot Dog in Philly

Governor Wolf loves hot dogs. Read his thoughts on the best hot dog in Philadelphia if you’re looking for a tasty, quick lunch on the run.

Pennsylvania is Immersed in Presidential History

This will be the eighth time that Philly has played host to a party convention since 1856. Read all about Pennsylvania’s Presidential history.

Whether you’re visiting the city or looking for a day trip in the commonwealth, Be sure to check out to discover all the wonderful things our city and our state have to offer.


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