Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Christmas Village, The Nutcracker, A Christmas Carol, Fireplaces To Warm Up To, Ice Skating, Holiday Fun and More!

City Of Philadelphia

'Winter Holiday Fun In Philly!' The weekend kicks off with The Nutcracker, ice skating at Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park and Blue Cross RiveRink Winterfest, Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, Macy's Holiday Light Show, and the Reading Terminal Market Holiday Railroad. During the weekend enjoy the Franklin Flea Holiday Market, farmers’ markets and much more. The weekend ends with the Philadelphia Eagles at the Baltimore Ravens. During the week … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ The Nutcracker, Parade Of Lights, Arctic Ave, Ice Skating, Christmas Village and More!

Broad Street In Philadelphia

'Holiday Fun In Philly!' The weekend kicks off with The Nutcracker, ice skating at Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park and Blue Cross RiveRink Winterfest, Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, Macy's Holiday Light Show, and the Reading Terminal Market Holiday Railroad. During the weekend enjoy the Parade of Lights Ceremony at the Independence Seaport Museum, Arctic Ave At East Passyunk Ave, farmers’ markets and much more. The weekend ends with the … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Tree Lighting At Blue Cross RiverRink, First Friday, Deck the Alley, Franklin Flea Market, Tree Lighting Celebrations, Holiday Light Shows and More!

Philly Holiday Tree

'Holiday Weekend Fun In Philly With Family & Friends' The weekend kicks off with the Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Tree Lighting, First Friday, ice skating at Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park and Blue Cross RiveRink Winterfest, Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, Macy's Holiday Light Show, Reading Terminal Market Holiday Railroad. During the weekend enjoy Adventure Aquarium's Christmas Celebration, Christmas Festival at Peddler's Village, the … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Holiday Tree Lighting Celebrations, Ice Skating, Holiday Light Shows and More!

Holiday Tree Lighting At LOVE Park

'Holiday Weekend Fun In Philly' The weekend kicks off with ice skating at Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park and Blue Cross RiveRink Winterfest, Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, Macy's Holiday Light Show, Reading Terminal Market Holiday Railroad, 4th Friday in South Street Headhouse District, and the continuation of the Golden Age of King Midas Exhibit at Penn Museum. During the weekend enjoy the Philly Holiday Tree Lighting at Dilworth Park, Franklin … [Read more...]

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 Saturday, November 26 at City Hall in Dilworth Park! Join Mayor Jim Kenney and the Office of the City Representatives to officially unwrap the holiday season. This festive family evening will kick off at 4 pm with special live entertainment which will include singers, a choir, performers of all kinds and other surprises. The holiday tree is a fresh 40-foot 4,000-pound Colorado … [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 2016 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 ~ Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, Philadelphia Marathon, Thanksgiving Day Parade, Grand Illusion Celebration and More!

Philadelphia Marathon Courtesy of Philadelphia Marathon

'Philadelphia Marathon Weekend' The weekend kicks off with Nutcracker Night in Franklin Square, the Grand Illumination celebration at Peddler’s Village, ice skating at Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park, Philadelphia Marathon, Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show and the continuation of the Golden Age of King Midas Exhibit at Penn Museum. During the weekend enjoy a sneak preview of The Christmas Village, the Philadelphia Marathon, farmers’ markets … [Read more...]

Ice Skating At Rothman Ice Rink At Dilworth Park

Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park

'Ice Skating in Center City’  It’s been an exciting transformation outside of City Hall. Just two years ago, Dilworth Plaza was converted into a friendly park, now called Dilworth Park. You’ll find a computer-programmable fountain, a Jose Garces-operated cafe, free wifi, pedestrian-friendly amenities, programmed events throughout the year, and an upgraded rail system. Not only will you be able to enjoy Dilworth Park in the warmer months, you will be able to enjoy this wonderful … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Veterans Day, Rothman Rink Opening Day, Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Love Your Park, and More!

Washington Monument at Eakins Oval

'Philadelphia Rocks' Enjoy the gorgeous weather this weekend and explore all that Philadelphia has to offer! The weekend kicks off with Veterans Day celebrations, the opening of Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park, First Glance Film Festival, Manayunk Cocktail Week and the continuation of the Golden Age of King Midas Exhibit at Penn Museum. During the weekend enjoy Love Your Park Fall Service Day, Novemberfest Craft Beer Garden at Schmidt's Commons, the Philadelphia Jewish Film … [Read more...]

Veterans Day In Philadelphia November 11

Vet at Korean War Memorial photo by Charles Mostoller

'Honoring Those Men and Women Who Have Served In The Armed Forces For Our Freedom' Veterans Day is an official United States federal holiday that is observed annually on November 11, honoring people who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, also known as veterans. The History of Veterans Day U.S. President Woodrow Wilson first proclaimed Armistice Day for November 11, 1919. Armistice Day was created for November 11 to mark the armistice signed between the Allies of World War … [Read more...]