From the opening of Xfinity Live! to a bevy of holiday-themed runs and charitable events from our favorite local athletes, it's been a great year for parties in Philadelphia.

Flyers Wives Fashion Show

The Inaugural Flyers Wives Fashion Show kicked off in style at The Bellevue in Philadelphia with notables such as Lisa Nutter, Tammy Reid, Angelika Kallio, and Lauren Pronger. The event benefited Comcast-Spectacor Charities.

The Erin Express

Hundreds hopped aboard Philadelphia's annual Erin Express on St. Patrick's Day. March 17th, 2012.

Xfinity Live Opens

Concertgoers enjoyed access to Xfinity Live! prior to March's Springsteen show at The Wells Fargo Center.

The Shane Victorino Fashion Show

Phillies players, their wives and various personalities strut down the runway for the annual Shane Victorino Foundation All-Star Celebrity Fashion Show held at the Union League.

Manayunk Bike Race Block Party

Athletes and inebriates alike celebrate The Manayunk Bike Race at Mad River Bar and Grille on Main Street, Manayunk

Running of The Micks

More than 1,500 people gathered for the St. Patrick's-themed pub crawl in Philadelphia.

Locals Only at North Shore Beach Club

Locals Only was a weekly pool party that took over the North Shore Beach Club in No Libs every Monday.

The Naked Bike Ride

Hundreds of cyclists - some naked, some wearing creatively placed body paint and decorations, and some simply wearing less than usual - rode in unity from Columbus Blvd and Washington Avenue to the Piazza at Schmidt's during the fourth annual Philadelphia Naked Bike Ride.

The Color Run

Thousands of painted runners made their way down the Parkway during the Philadelphia Color Run.

Virgin America Launch Party 

Virgin America celebrated the launch of its flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia with a star-studded party at Hotel Palomar. Guests included Zoe Kravitz, Amber Rose, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Penn Badgley, Seth Green, and Glenn Howerton.

The Wing Bowl

Who could forget SportsRadio 94 WIP's Wing Bowl XX at the Wells Fargo Center? Takeru Kobayashi won the competition by eating 337 wings!