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Macys Light Show in Philadelphia

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 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...]

Manayunk Tree Lighting Ceremony

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 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...]

Tree Lighting at South Street Headhouse District

Our Guide To Tree Lighting Celebrations in Philadelphia

'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 2014 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...]

Tree Lighting at Philadelphia Museum of Art

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 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

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...]

Comcast Holiday Spectacular

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 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...]

Rittenhouse Square Christmas Tree

Rittenhouse Tree Lighting Ceremony

'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...]

Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade

Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade

'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...]

Christmas Village at LOVE Park

Christmas Village in Love Park

'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...]


Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Holiday Light Show, Ice Skating, Beer and Bacon Festival and 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...]

Holiday Light Show at Franklin Square

Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show at Franklin Square

'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...]

Ice Skating in Philadelphia at the Blue Cross River Rink at Penn's Landing

Ice Skating in Philadelphia at the Blue Cross River Rink at Penn’s Landing

'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...]

WinterFest at Penn's Landing

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest At Penn’s Landing

  '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...]

Philadelphia Zoo in Philadelphia - America's First Zoo

Philadelphia Zoo – Things to do in Philadelphia

'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...]

The Washington Monument at Eakins Oval

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Apple Festival at Peddler’s Village, Veterans Day Parade and Activities and More!

‘Exploring The Arts Of Philadelphia’ This weekend kicks off with First Friday arts and the continuation of Terror Behind The Walls and Scary Factual Stories with Grim Philly. During the weekend enjoy the Apple Festival at Peddler's Village, magic shows, farmers’ markets, and much more. The weekend ends with the Veterans Day Parade, an Irish Session at the Plough and the Stars and the … [Read More...]