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Jeff Belonger is the Founder and Owner of MyPhillyAlive.com. Having a lot of passion about Philadelphia, Jeff wanted to share all of what Philadelphia has to offer, so he created MyPhillyAlive.com.

Philly Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration At City Hall In Dilworth Park

City Hall Holiday Tree

'Holiday Traditions In Philly' Get into the holiday spirit at the Philly Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration on Friday, November 24 at City Hall at the North Broad Street Portal outside Dilworth Park! Join Mayor Jim Kenney and the Office of the City Representatives to officially unwrap the holiday season. Ex-Philadelphia Eagles, Tra Thomas and Jerimiah Trotter, will assist to light the tree with the Mayor and other dignitaries. This festive family evening will kick off at 5 pm with … [Read more...]

Dim Sum House In University City

Dim Sum House In University City

'A Hidden Gem In University City' Dim Sum House might not look like much when you first approach the building or even when walking up to the second floor, but once upstairs, the inside decor of this place has a modern look and its very nice and clean. It even gets better once you have tried the food. Located at 40th and Chestnut in University City, this establishment opened on January 11, 2017 by Jane Guo and Jackson Fu. This mother and son duo also own and operate Jane G's Restaurant … [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 in Manayunk for the day on November 25, 2017. Visitors will enjoy a Saturday full of fun, both for the young kid at heart and the adult. You'll be able to hang all day for Small Business Saturday in Manayunk. Finally, as night falls, enjoy the lighting of the brand new 35-foot Christmas tree in Canal View Park with a tree lighting ceremony at 5:30 pm. There will be fun for the whole … [Read more...]

“A Christmas Carol” At The Walnut Street Theatre!

A Christmas Carol In Philadelphia

'Family Holiday Fun' Get into the Christmas spirit by enjoying A Christmas Carol, a heartwarming tale of Ebenezer Scrooge at the Walnut Street Theatre,  a National Historic Landmark and America's oldest theater. Here you can join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation and redemption. We all know this grumpy old miser's response to holiday cheer is "Bah, Humbug." Scrooge is a bitter old man who can no … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Philadelphia Marathon, Ice Skating At Rothman Ice Rink, National Dog Show, Holiday Fun and More!

Philadelphia Museum of Art Skyline

'Exploring Philadelphia' The weekend kicks off with the Philadelphia Marathon Weekend, the Grand illumination Celebration At Peddler's Village, the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, CraftNow Philadelphia, the Parkway 100 Celebration and more. During the weekend enjoy the Philadelphia Marathon, Philadelphia Mummers Say Thanks to Veterans, Holiday Art Star Craft Bazaar, the National Dog Show, Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, the last … [Read more...]

Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show at Franklin Square

Holiday Light Show at Franklin Square

'Magical Holiday Enchantment for Kids of All Ages'  Lights take over Franklin Square during this festive 2017 holiday season! The Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show at Franklin Square, November 9 to December 31, 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 public space. This free attraction features a 10-foot-tall kite made … [Read more...]

Macy’s Holiday Light Show in Philadelphia

Macys 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 early so you can grab some spots on floor. This holiday treat, titled “Christmas Pageant of … [Read more...]

Yards Brewery and Taproom in Northern Liberties

Yards Brewing Company

'Brew Unto Others ~ New Location!' Not only Tom Kehoe, founder of Yards Brewing Company, has created good tasting beers in Philadelphia over the years, but we think he struck gold with their new brewery in Northern Liberties. The new Yards Brewery opens at 6 pm on November 16 to the public! Welcome to 500 Spring Garden Street in Northern Liberties! Yards Brewery and Taproom Atmosphere & Experience This stunning 70,000 square-foot facility will usher in an exciting new chapter for … [Read more...]

Our Guide To Tree Lighting Celebrations in Philadelphia

Tree 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 celebrations throughout the City of Brotherly Love this 2017 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 sung, dance performers and much more. Grab your friends and family, and enjoy our favorite local … [Read more...]

Holiday Tree Lighting at Philadelphia Museum of Art

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 22 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 well. Join everyone for tasty treats, music by York Street Hustle, and the lighting of the tree … [Read more...]