Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ President’s Day Weekend, Chinese New Year Dragon Dance Parade, Black History Month, Marvel Universe Live and More!

Chinese Dragon Dance

'Chinese New Year Celebrations - The Year Of The Dog!' The weekend kicks off with Black History Month, Philly Theatre Week, Free admission to the National Museum of American Jewish History all month long, the continuation of the Terracotta Warriors Exhibit, the Crocs exhibit at the Academy of Natural Sciences & the Design in Revolution: A 1960's Odyssey exhibit, ice skating at Rothman Ice Rink, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest at Penn's Landing, Winter Fountains On The Benjamin … [Read more...]

President’s Day Weekend in Philly ~ FREE Museums and More

National Constitution Center

'Exploring the Principals and Ideas of Our Past Presidents' President's Day, which is on Monday, February 19, starts off with a weekend (February 17 - 18) of activities and themed events that lead into President's Day itself. It's a time to explore and honor those Presidents such as George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and other Presidents also known as the Commander-in-chief. Enjoy free admission to specific museums, special attractions, special tours, themed … [Read more...]

Exploring the Chinese New Year Celebrations in Chinatown

Chinese New Year in Chinatown Philadelphia

 'Gung Hay Fat Choy! ~ Best Wishes and Congratulations!' The Chinese New Year is an important traditional Chinese Holiday that is celebrated on the first day of the year of the Chinese calendar. In China, the New Year is also known as the Spring Festival and traditionally, the festival was a time to honor deities as well as ancestors. The Chinese New Year celebrations traditionally run from Chinese New Year's Eve, the last day of the last month of the Chinese calendar, to the 15th day … [Read more...]

Fireworks in Philadelphia on New Year’s Eve

Fireworks at Penn's Landing Philadelphia

'Ringing in the New Year with Family & Friends Philly Style'   What a great way to ring in the 2018 New Year with family and friends, to be watching fireworks in Philadelphia, America's birthplace. Where the second Continental Congress met at Independence Hall and adopted the Declaration of Independence. With so much Philadelphia History surrounding us, could you think of a better place to watch the fireworks! The Fireworks, which is Philadelphia's main attraction on New … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Mummers Parade, Kwanzaa Celebrations, Last Days Of Holiday Light Shows and More!

New Year's Eve Fireworks At Blue Cross RiverRink

'Celebrating The End Of 2017 In Philadelphia!' The weekend kicks off with The Nutcracker, Winter Fountains On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Deck The Hall Light Show, Comcast Holiday Spectacular, the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, the Parkway 100 Celebration and more. During the weekend enjoy The Nutcracker, ice skating at Rothman Ice Rink, Deck The Hall Light Show, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest at Penn's Landing, 12 Days of Christmas Shows at Blue Cross RiverRink … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Holiday Light Shows, Holiday Pop-Ups, Ice Skating, The Philadelphia Eagles At The Linc and More!

Photo By Stephen Lyford

'Long Holiday Weekend In Philadelphia!' The weekend kicks off with The Nutcracker, Martha Graham Cracker 's Choral Spectacular At Fringe Arts, 12 Days of Christmas Shows at Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, Winter Fountains On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Deck The Hall Light Show, Comcast Holiday Spectacular, the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, the Parkway 100 Celebration and more. During the weekend enjoy A Christmas Carol, The Nutcracker, ice skating at Rothman Ice Rink, … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Holiday Light Shows, Ice Skating, Twelve Days Of Christmas Movies At Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, Christmas Shows and More!

Holiday Things To Do in Philadelphia

'Holiday Things To Do In Philadelphia This Weekend!' The weekend kicks off with the opening of The Nutcracker, Philadelphia Orchestra's The Glorious Sound of Music, 12 Days of Christmas Shows at Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, The Philly Pops Christmas, Winter Fountains On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Deck The Hall Light Show, Comcast Holiday Spectacular, the Grand illumination Celebration At Peddler's Village, the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, the Parkway 100 … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ The Nutcracker, Army-Navy Game, Holiday Light Shows, Parade Of Lights and More!

Jewelers Row In Philadelphia

'Seasons Greetings In Philadelphia' The weekend kicks off with the opening of The Nutcracker, The Philly Pops Christmas, Winter Fountains On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Deck The Hall Light Show, Comcast Holiday Spectacular, the Grand illumination Celebration At Peddler's Village, the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, the Parkway 100 Celebration and more. During the weekend enjoy the Parade of Lights at the Independence Seaport Museum, Deck The Avenue on East Passyunk, the … [Read more...]

Family Things To Do During The Holidays In Philadelphia

Christmas Village in Philadelphia

 'Celebrating The Holidays With Family' This is a great time of year with many different kinds of activities and events during the holidays for the family. Here is our guide to family things to do during the holidays in Philadelphia. Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show at Franklin Square ~ November 8 to December 31 ~ Held at Franklin Square, enjoy a holiday light show that features a dazzling display of more than 50,000 lights that have been designed specifically for this popular … [Read more...]

Pennsylvania Ballet Presents “George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker” At The Academy Of Music

The Nutcracker

'A Holiday Family Tradition' Celebrate one Philadelphia's greatest family traditions with The Nutcracker, a Pennsylvania Ballet’s performance by George Balanchine at The Academy of Music. Now in its 49th year, you can see this wonderful production December 8 to 31! Immerse yourself in the beloved tale of The Nutcracker as Marie and her Prince share a magical gift that transports them to a suspenseful battle between soldiers and mice, a glistening forest full of snow, and into the Land of … [Read more...]