The Young Friends of the Preservation Alliance (YFPA) is excited to announce the 6th annual In With the Old benefit party! Join us this year on October 3rd aboard the USS Olympia on Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia generously gifted by the Independence Seaport Museum. Sign up now as these tickets are sure to sail away quickly!
This year the party takes place on the world’s oldest steel warship afloat. Explore the ships compartments and dance the night away on deck while taking in views of the Ben Franklin, Delaware River, and Philadelphia Skyline. Dress the part and visit our nautical themed photo booth by Claire Rosen. Your ticket includes mouthwatering appetizers and delicious desserts, an open bar with historic gin cocktails courtesy of Philadelphia Distilling, and beer donated by Yards Brewing. Enter to win amazing raffle prizes including; a killer basket from True Hand Society Design and Tattooing, a 5 course tasting dinner for two at Elwood Restaurant, gift basket and tour tickets for Shane’s Confectionery, and tuition for an Architectural Photography in Historic Philadelphia Workshop with Philadelphia Photo Arts Center - just to name a few! Don't miss your chance to soak up this last bit of outdoor fun in style!!
VENUE INFO: The Olympia is not ADA compliant. Please wear flat shoes.
DRESS CODE: Business casual preferred, no heels.
TRAVEL INFO: We encourage guests to utilize public transportation (the MFL 2nd St Station is about a 10 minute walk to the Olympia) or ride share services Uber/Lyft. On-street metered parking is available on Christopher Columbus Blvd and the surrounding area. Additional parking is available at the Hilton Penn’s Landing Parking Garage or Penn’s Landing Walnut Street Parking Lot (both located at 201 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106).
Proceeds from the event support YFPA's preservation advocacy initiatives and programming. This year, our fundraising efforts will support YFPA’s newest advocacy campaign, Legacy Businesses. We are excited to embark on this initiative and hope you will join us for a celebration of the future of preservation in Philadelphia.
We are also continuing to offer the YFPA annual membership level for the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia. Now young preservation professionals and civic-minded residents of Philadelphia will have even more opportunities to engage with historic urban issues in a social setting. As we continue in this new phase of growth, please join us to help turn challenges into opportunities and connect with others as we seek to preserve our local heritage. Sign up today to unlock limited membership pricing and save half off your membership!
Yearly membership benefits include:
• Exclusive first looks, early bird registration, and registration discounts for YFPA sponsored events.
• A subscription to Extant, the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia’s (PAGP) seasonal magazine
• Full PAGP General Membership benefits, including discounted pricing to PAGP events