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...]

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...]

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...]

Top Fourth of July Fireworks Shows in Philadelphia

Fireworks on Fourth of July in Philadelphia

'Celebrating Independence Day Philadelphia Style!'  You can enjoy many fireworks shows leading up to the Fourth of July in Philadelphia! What a great way in celebrating our independence in an awesome city all week long! Of course, there is the biggest fireworks night of the year, when the sky above the Philadelphia Museum of Art illuminates with dazzling light displays from tons of fireworks on 4th of July. Below is our guide to the fireworks shows in and around Philadelphia! Friday, … [Read more...]

Easter Activities in Philadelphia Area – Egg Hunts, Easter Parade, Brunches and More!

Easter Events in Philadelphia, Celebrating Easter in Philadelphia

'Family Fun With Peter Cottontail' The Easter holiday is fast approaching in the City of Brotherly Love and brings a number of egg hunts, many Easter brunches and dinners, and the chance to hang with Peter Cottontail for those adorable photos. Coincidentally, the furry bunny can be found all throughout the city for everyone's enjoyment. Below are our picks for such Easter activities and events taking place this Saturday and Sunday. Saturday, April 15 Philly Rabbit Run - 5k Run/Walk: Shake … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]