Deck the Alley at Elfreth’s Alley‘A Fun Festive Holiday Event – Deck the Alley’ Who loves Holiday traditions. Come experience this special annual holiday tradition, Deck the Alley, at Elfreth’s Alley in Historic...
Our Guide To Tree Lighting Celebrations in PhiladelphiaTree Lighting at South Street Headhouse District ‘Celebrating The Joy Of Communities During The Holidays’ Who gets excited about decorating trees during the holidays! Enjoy many tree lighting...
Macy’s Holiday Light Show in Philadelphia‘A Holiday Tradition of Magical Lights at Macy’s’ Macy’s Holiday light show is something that everyone should experience at least once. The light show has become a Philadelphia...
Manayunk Tree Lighting Ceremony“Happy Holidays in Manayunk!” Looking for some holiday spirit and family activities? Come hang out to Manayunk for the day, November 28. Visitors will enjoy a Saturday full of fun, both for...
Holiday Tree Lighting at Philadelphia Museum of Art‘Holiday Cheer With Art’ Kick off the holidays with a tree lighting celebration at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Wednesday, November 25 starting at 5 pm. Taking place on the East Terrace...
The Comcast Holiday Spectacular‘A Unique Philadelphia Holiday High-Tech Show’ What are the holidays without stopping at the Comast building to take a peak at the holiday show. Since its debut in 2008, more than one million...
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'A Fun Festive Holiday Event - Deck the Alley' Who loves Holiday traditions. Come experience this special annual holiday tradition, Deck the Alley, at Elfreth's Alley in Historic Philadelphia located in Old City. Elfreth's Alley is the nation’s oldest continuously inhabited street since 1702. The 32 houses there today were built between 1720s and 1830s and the alley is a National … [Read More...]
'Celebrating The Joy Of Communities During The Holidays' Who gets excited about decorating trees during the holidays! Enjoy many tree lighting celebrations throughout the City of Brotherly Love this 2015 holiday season! There will be much more than just beautiful trees being lit. Many of these community celebrations will have live music, hot coco, holiday giveaways, Christmas carols will be … [Read More...]
'A Holiday Tradition of Magical Lights at Macy's' Macy's Holiday light show is something that everyone should experience at least once. The light show has become a Philadelphia Holiday tradition since 1956 and a great family tradition for many over the years. The Macy's light show is best viewed from the ground floor of the grand court. If you have small children, you might want to get there … [Read More...]
"Happy Holidays in Manayunk!" Looking for some holiday spirit and family activities? Come hang out to Manayunk for the day, November 28. Visitors will enjoy a Saturday full of fun, both for the young kid at heart and the adult. You'll be able to hang out with Old Saint Nick and have your pictures taken with him from 11 am to 2 pm. There will be music played by More FM at 101.1, jazzing it … [Read More...]
'Holiday Cheer With Art' Kick off the holidays with a tree lighting celebration at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Wednesday, November 25 starting at 5 pm. Taking place on the East Terrace outside the museum, watch as the 47 plus foot tall tree shines brightly with solar-powered lights throughout the terrace. The tree can be seen sparkling down the Parkway from many different view points as … [Read More...]
Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Ice Skating, Philadelphia Marathon, Christmas Village, Thanksgiving Day Parade and More!
‘Philadelphia Marathon Weekend’ Welcome 30,000 participants to the City of Brotherly Love. For those who are visiting, enjoy the marathon events and everything else this wonderful city has to offer. This weekend kicks off with the Grand Illumination Celebration at Peddler's Village, ice skating at Dilworth Park, the holiday light show at Franklin Square and A Christmas Story Musical. … [Read More...]
'A Unique Philadelphia Holiday High-Tech Show' What are the holidays without stopping at the Comast building to take a peak at the holiday show. Since its debut in 2008, more than one million people have seen the show. Using cutting-edge technology, you get to explore stunning holiday imagery and music. This all takes place on the 83’ x 25’ Comcast video wall in the Comcast Center lobby, … [Read More...]
'Holiday Fun at Rittenhouse Square Park' Rittenhouse Square will embrace the holiday season by turning on a beautiful tree standing more than 30 feet tall with 5,000 twinkling lights. There will be multi-colored globes and Santa himself will be on hand to light the tree for the 2014 season. Starting at 5 pm, there will be live entertainment, character visits, Christmas carols, … [Read More...]
'The Oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade in the Country' Who loves a good Thanksgiving Parade! Whether you are starting a new family tradition or continuing one, this Thanksgiving Day parade shall be a memorable event for all. The 96th Annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade kicks off on November 26 at 8:30 am on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Dating back to 1920, the parade is the oldest in … [Read More...]
'Getting Into the Holiday Spirit at the Christmas Village in LOVE Park' Love Park in Philadelphia has a lot of history and will be hosting the Christmas Village again this year. Still working on your holiday shopping, this is the place to check out, with over 60 vendors in wooden booths offering you a great experience of shopping in Philadelphia. You'll be able to get a sneak peak … [Read More...]
‘Holiday Fun in Philadelphia’ This weekend kicks off with ice skating at Dilworth Park, the holiday light show at Franklin Square, Peddler’s Village Kick Off to the Holidays, A Christmas Story Musical and the continuation of Scary Factual Stories with Grim Philly. During the weekend enjoy Love Your Park Fall Service Day, the Philadelphia Bacon & Beer Festival, the National Dog … [Read More...]
'Magical Holiday Enchantment for Kids of All Ages' Lights take over Franklin Square during this festive holiday season! The Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show at Franklin Square is one holiday attraction for the whole family to enjoy and not miss. This holiday light show features a dazzling display of more than 50,000 lights that have been designed specifically for this popular … [Read More...]
'Enjoy the Outdoors at Philly's Ice Skating Rink' There are so many things to do in Philadelphia around the holidays. Do you like ice skating? You should check out the Blue Cross River Rink down at Penn's Landing. The Blue Cross River Rink is celebrating its 22nd anniversary with many different activities for the young and the old. To celebrate it's platinum anniversary, this Penn's Landing … [Read More...]
'A Winter Wonderland at Penn’s Landing’ One has to love this time of year, from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day. Come celebrate 22 years of ice skating this winter at Penn’s Landing’s Blue Cross RiverRink on the Delaware River. The waterfront rink area is being transformed into an exhilarating winter wonderland. The Blue Cross RiverRink Winterferst, known previously as … [Read More...]
'America's First Zoo' The Philadelphia Zoo is located on the west bank of the Schuylkill River and is part of the Fairmount Park section in Philadelphia. The Zoo is one of the premier zoos in the world for breeding animals that have been found difficult to breed in captivity. History of Philadelphia Zoo The Philadelphia Zoo, the nations oldest zoo, was chartered by the Commonwealth of … [Read More...]