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...]

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...]

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...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Ice Skating At Rothman Ice Rink At Dilworth Park, Veterans Day Weekend, Marines Birthday Celebration At Cookie’s Tavern, Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show At Franklin Park and More!

Vietnam Memorial

'Veterans Weekend In Philadelphia' Veterans Day is November 11! Thank a Veteran if you get a chance! There will be several activities and celebrations throughout Philadelphia this weekend. The weekend kicks off with the Marines Birthday Celebration at Cookies Tavern, the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, the Phantom of the Opera, the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, CraftNow Philadelphia, Terror Behind The Walls, the Parkway 100 Celebration and more. During the weekend … [Read more...]

Unmasking The Legacy Gala Recap

Unmasking the Legacy Gala In Philadelphia

'Philly’s Greatest Masquerade Celebration Honors Local Heroes & Gives Back’ The Unmasking the Legacy Gala was a huge success, after its third year, and seems to get better each year! Unmasking the Legacy Gala, which took place on November 2 at the Ballroom at the Ben, was an event to celebrate its man and woman of the year honorees! The event is hosted by JerseyMan and PhillyMan Magazine. This masquerade-themed celebration brought together 10 men and women who have had profound … [Read more...]

Marines Birthday Celebration At Cookies Tavern In South Philly!

Marines Celebration At Cookies Tavern

'242nd Marine Corps Birthday Celebration' On November 10, 1775, the Continential Marines were established by the Second Continental Congress. Research indicates that the birthplace of the Corps, as the first place where Marines enlisted, was Tun Tavern in Philadelphia! In 1781, the Tun Tavern burned down. Its former structure stood at a location now occupied by Interstate 95, where it passes Penn's Landing. A commemorative marker on the east side of Front Street indicates the site, … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Phantom Of The Opera, First Friday, Apple Festival At Peddler’s Village, Veterans Parade, Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival and More!

Parkway with Philadelphia Museum of Art and Swann Fountain

'Fall Fun In Philadelphia' The weekend kicks off with First Friday, the Phantom of the Opera, the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, CraftNow Philadelphia, Terror Behind The Walls, last day for Philly Craft Spirits Week, the Parkway 100 Celebration and more. During the weekend enjoy LOVE your Park Fall Service Day, the Phantom of the Opera, Philadelphia Film Festival, First Person Arts Festival, CraftNow Philadelphia, UniverSoul Circus, Terror Behind The Walls, Mural Arts Monument … [Read more...]

The Christmas Village In Philadelphia!

Fest der Liebe Credit Russ Brown Photography

'Getting Into the Holiday Spirit At The Christmas Village' When you start to work on your holiday shopping, this is the place to check out, with over 80 vendors in wooden booths offering you a great experience of shopping in Philadelphia. The Christmas Village in Philadelphia is an outside Holiday market event in Center City Philadelphia, which is modeled after the traditional Christmas Markets in Germany. Ater a one-year stop at Dilworth Park last season, the Christmas Village is returning … [Read more...]