November 24-27, 2016

Thanksgiving Weekend Picks: Thanksgiving Day Parade, Openings Of Holiday Attractions And More

How to spend your long weekend in Philadelphia...

Happy Thanksgiving, Philadelphia!

The holiday weekend arrives in Philadelphia with the blockbuster Thanksgiving Day Parade, the opening of the Comcast Holiday Spectacular, Macy’s Christmas Light Show, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest and so much more.

We’re off celebrating Thanksgiving this week, but we will be back with our regular schedule starting Monday, November 28. Be sure to follow Uwishunu on Instagram and Twitter for updates throughout the weekend.

Read on for our guide to this weekend.

Thursday, November 24

Celebrate Thanksgiving at the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

Celebrate Thanksgiving at the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. (Photo by M. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia)

Friday, November 25

Ongoing Holiday Happenings

Black Friday

Ongoing Exhibitions

Prisons Today at Eastern State Penitentiary

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

Eastern State Penitentiary is now home to the nation’s first major museum exhibition about preconceptions surrounding incarceration in America...

Macy's Holiday Light Show

The Macy's Holiday Light Show opens for the season this Friday, November 25. (Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia)

Saturday, November 26

Small Business Saturday

Ongoing Holiday Happenings

Ongoing Exhibitions

Prisons Today at Eastern State Penitentiary

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

Eastern State Penitentiary is now home to the nation’s first major museum exhibition about preconceptions surrounding incarceration in America...

Chestnut Hill

Kick off your holiday shopping with Black Friday and Small Business Saturday sales and pop-up shops across the city. (Photo by M. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia)

Sunday, November 27

Ongoing Holiday Happenings

Ongoing Exhibitions

Prisons Today at Eastern State Penitentiary

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

Eastern State Penitentiary is now home to the nation’s first major museum exhibition about preconceptions surrounding incarceration in America...

Neighborhoods

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