Best of Philly Soirée

September 12 in Dilworth Park, benefiting the Center City District Foundation

The biggest party of the year is back! Philadelphia magazine’s Best of Philly Soirée presented by Your Local Mercedes-Benz Dealers returns to Dilworth Park on September 12 to celebrate their annual Best of Philly issue. The Center City District Foundation (CCDF) is the beneficiary of this year’s event and a portion of the proceeds from the event will go to the Foundation to support public space improvements in Center City Philadelphia.

CCDF will also be on-site with an exciting raffle and silent auction for guests! There will be suites to Eagles, Flyers, and Phillies games, signed sports memorabilia, gift cards to Philadelphia’s hottest restaurants and more! All proceeds raised will directly benefit the Foundation.

Best of Philly Ticket Offer

As a friend of the Center City District Foundation, we are pleased to offer you a 20% discount on Best of Philly Soirée tickets. To take advantage of this exclusive offer, visit the tickets section of the Best of Philly site and enter code CCDF19 in the ticketing box at the top right corner. This discount is good through August 21, 2019.

Guests will have the opportunity to taste food from Philadelphia's best restaurants, enjoy live entertainment, and take part in some of the ‘best’ things Philly has to offer!

CCDF Raffle

You can help make this Best of Philly Soirée presented by Your Local Mercedes-Benz Dealers a huge success and in turn, continue to enhance the vitality of downtown Philadelphia!  Buy your tickets now, at and stop by the Center City District Foundation table at the event to bid on great prizes!

Buy 10 raffle tickets for $20 and enter for a chance to win gift cards to the city’s top restaurants, museums, concerts, and much more! Save some time and purchase your raffle tickets in advance here.

See you September 12th and be sure to stop by the CCDF Raffle and Auction table!

CCDF Silent Auction

Visit the CCDF table to win amazing prizes! See below for a list of highlighted silent auction items that will be available this year. 

  • Flyers – ice seats and club box tickets with parking, food & beverage included for the 2019 – 2020 season
  • Eagles – 4 tickets to the Eagles vs. Detroit Lions on Sunday, September 22nd
  • Golf outing at the Philadelphia Country Club
  • Phillies tickets for the 2020 season
  • Feastival, 2 VIP tickets, September 26th
  • Cher concert tickets, December 9 at the Wells Fargo Center

Silent auction & raffle close at 8:30 pm. You need not be present to win.


Thank you to our 2019 prize donors:

  • Brulee Catering
  • Chaddsford Winery
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • Free Library of Philadelphia
  • Fs Investments
  • Goldman Properties
  • Live Nation
  • Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Pennoni
  • Philadelphia Eagles
  • Rink Management Service Corporation
  • Stockton Real Estate Advisors
  • The Governors’ Woods Foundation
  • Thomas & Tracey Gravina Foundation

Prize donors are as of August 5th.