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...]

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...]

Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade

Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade

'The Oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade in the Country' Who loves a good Thanksgiving Parade! Whether you are starting a new family tradition or continuing one, this Thanksgiving Day parade shall be a memorable event for all. The 98th Annual Philadelphia 6ABC Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade kicks off on November 24 at 8:30 am on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Dating back to 1920, the parade is the oldest in the nation. Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade Experience & … [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...]

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 the last three years! Just three 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 … [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...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Halloween Events, Philly Free Streets, Day Of The Dead, Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta and More!

City Of Philadelphia

'Halloween Fun In Philadelphia' The weekend kicks off with Fright Night at The Shambles in the South Street Headhouse District, Rocky Horror Picture Show, the continuation of the Philadelphia Film Festival, 4th Friday in Headhouse District, The Glow: A Jack O'Lantern Experience, Terror Behind The Walls, the Parkway 100 Celebration and more. During the weekend enjoy Philly Free Streets, Head of the Schuylkill Regatta, Halloween at Reading Terminal Market, East Passyunk Fall Fest & … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Harry Potter Festival, Philadelphia Film Festival, Halloween Activities, Harvest Festival At Reading Terminal Market and More!

Bridge - Photo by Tibor Puskas

'Exploring Philadelphia In The Fall' The weekend kicks off with the Harry Potter Festival, A Star Wars Celebration By The Philly Pops, the Philadelphia Film Festival, The Glow: A Jack O'Lantern Experience, Terror Behind The Walls, Get Pegged Cabaret At FringeArts, the Parkway 100 Celebration and more. During the weekend enjoy Harvest Festival at Reading Terminal Market, the Harry Potter Festival, Halloween Activities & Fun, Philadelphia Film Festival, The Glow: A Jack O'Lantern … [Read more...]