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...]

Parade of Lights Ceremony at Independence Seaport Museum

Seaport Parade of Lights at Independence Seaport Museum - McAllister

'Boat Parade of Lights on the Delaware River'   All aboard for a festive light event on the Delaware River! The Parade of Lights itself will take place on December 9 at 5:30 pm outside of the Independence Seaport Museum, which will be a magical joy for all to watch. The Parade of Lights will feature both working vessels along with pleasure boats, all decked out with festive twinkling lights and decorations. Prior to the parade, visitors can enjoy holiday festivities and … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Tree Lighting At Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, FREE Admission To Museums, Deck The Alley, Holiday Light Shows and More!

Winterfest at Blue Cross River Rink

'Exploring Philly In December During The Holidays!' The weekend kicks off with the tree lighting at the Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest at Penn's Landing, The Food Trust's Night At The Market, Deck The Hall Light Show, Comcast Holiday Spectacular, the Grand illumination Celebration At Peddler's Village, the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, CraftNow Philadelphia, the Parkway 100 Celebration and more. During the weekend enjoy A Christmas Carol, Tree Lighting at Citizens Bank … [Read more...]

Deck the Alley at Elfreth’s Alley

Deck the Alley at Elfreth's Alley Museum in Philadelphia

'A Fun Festive Holiday Event - Deck the Alley' Who loves Holiday traditions! Come experience this special annual holiday tradition, Deck the Alley on Saturday, December 2, at Elfreth's Alley in Historic Philadelphia located in Old City. Elfreth's Alley is the nation’s oldest continuously inhabited street since 1702. The 32 houses there today were built between 1720s and 1830s and the alley is a National Historic Landmark District.  Numbers 124 and 126 are open to the public year-round … [Read more...]

East Passyunk Ave Tree Lighting Ceremony

East Passyunk Ave Tree Lighting

 'Holiday Fun in South Philly' The East Passyunk Annual Tree Lighting event on Thursday, November 30, is a festive time for all and not one to be missed! The free celebration starts at 5 pm at the corner of East Passyunk Ave and 11th Street and will include live performances, wonderful treats by local businesses and other surprises. The event will include carolers from the Alphabet Academy, music by students from Andrew Jackson School, a visit from Santa Claus and guests will enjoy … [Read more...]

Rittenhouse Tree Lighting Ceremony

Rittenhouse Square Christmas Tree

'Holiday Fun at Rittenhouse Square Park'  Bring the family and friends to the Rittenhouse tree lighting celebration on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 5 pm and get into the holiday spirit. 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 2016 season. Starting at 5 pm, there will be live entertainment, … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Opening Of Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest and Christmas Village, Tree Lighting Celebrations, Holiday Light Shows and More!

LOVE Park 2015

'Exploring The Holidays In Philadelphia' The weekend kicks off with the Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest at Penn's Landing, the Philly Holiday Tree Lighting, Comcast Holiday Spectacular, the Grand illumination Celebration At Peddler's Village, the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, CraftNow Philadelphia, the Parkway 100 Celebration and more. During the weekend enjoy A Christmas Carol, Mayayunk Tree Lighting Celebration, CraftNow Philadelphia, UniverSoul Circus, Blue Cross … [Read more...]

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest At Penn’s Landing

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 25 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 the Waterfront Winterfest, opens right after Thanksgiving Day on Friday, November 24 and will continue … [Read more...]