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...]

“A Christmas Carol” At The Walnut Street Theatre!

A Christmas Carol In Philadelphia

'Family Holiday Fun' Get into the Christmas spirit by enjoying A Christmas Carol, a heartwarming tale of Ebenezer Scrooge at the Walnut Street Theatre,  a National Historic Landmark and America's oldest theater. Here you can join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation and redemption. We all know this grumpy old miser's response to holiday cheer is "Bah, Humbug." Scrooge is a bitter old man who can no … [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...]

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...]

Yards Brewery and Taproom in Northern Liberties

Yards Brewing Company

'Brew Unto Others ~ New Location!' Not only Tom Kehoe, founder of Yards Brewing Company, has created good tasting beers in Philadelphia over the years, but we think he struck gold with their new brewery in Northern Liberties. The new Yards Brewery opens at 6 pm on November 16 to the public! Welcome to 500 Spring Garden Street in Northern Liberties! Yards Brewery and Taproom Atmosphere & Experience This stunning 70,000 square-foot facility will usher in an exciting new chapter for … [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...]

Veterans Day In Philadelphia November 11

Vet at Korean War Memorial photo by Charles Mostoller

'Honoring Those Men & 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...]

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...]