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November 24, 2014

Our Complete Day-By-Day Guide To Thanksgiving Weekend In Philadelphia 2014 — Things To Do This Thanksgiving Weekend In Philly

Dilworth Park

Philadelphia goes big for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend with a spectacular citywide celebration. After soaking up Philly’s nightlife on Thanksgiving Eve, officially kick-off the holiday season with the 95th Annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade — the oldest parade of its kind in the nation. The 1.4-mile parade down the Benjamin Franklin Parkway features gigantic balloons, […]

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November 19, 2014

Roundup: Top 10 Reasons To Kick Off The Holiday Shopping Season In Philadelphia Over Thanksgiving Weekend

King of Prussia Mall

It’s the time of year to start checking names off holiday shopping lists, folks. Fortunately, Philadelphia is packed with awesome shopping experiences including brand-new retail destinations in Center City, charming craft bazaars and pop-up shops, independent boutique shops and top-rated shopping malls. The season is ripe with pending sales and deals, and we’re looking forward […]

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November 29, 2013

Reminder: Waterfront Winterfest And Blue Cross RiverRink At Penn’s Landing Officially Open Today, Friday, November 29

Reminder: Waterfront Winterfest And Blue Cross RiverRink At Penn's Landing Officially Open Today, Friday, November 29

Ready to get your skate on, Philadelphia? The Blue Cross RiverRink at Penn’s Landing opens its 20th season today, Friday, November 29 with a whole new look that comes in the form of a holiday winter garden and village, Waterfront Winterfest, featuring a massive 400-person warming tent, pop-up shops, great food and a holiday-themed light […]

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November 29, 2013

Holiday Shopping Over Thanksgiving Weekend In Philadelphia: Pop-Up Markets, Black Friday Sales And Small Business Saturday Deals

Holiday Shopping Over Thanksgiving Weekend In Philadelphia: Pop-Up Markets, Black Friday Sales And Small Business Saturday Deals

It’s time to walk off those Thanksgiving sweet potatoes with some holiday shopping, folks. Today is Black Friday, the day to start checking names off your holiday shopping list. Fortunately, shops and malls in and around Philadelphia make the prospect of grabbing gifts enticing thanks to Black Friday and Small Business Saturday deals and steals. […]

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November 22, 2013

The Reading Terminal Holiday Railroad Returns To The Historic Market For The 2013 Season, Friday, November 29

The Reading Terminal Holiday Railroad Returns To The Historic Market For The 2013 Season, Friday, November 29

Reading Terminal Market serves up more than just excellent local eats this holiday season with the return of the Reading Terminal Holiday Railroad, Friday, November 29 and running through Saturday, December 31. The ornate model railroad display, a must-see for locomotive lovers, measures in at a whopping 500 square feet with 17 working train lines […]

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November 21, 2013

Philadelphia’s Christmas Village Opens Thanksgiving Day In Love Park With 60 Vendors, Traditional German Food And Drink, A Christmas Tree And Much More

Philadelphia’s Christmas Village Opens Thanksgiving Day In Love Park With 60 Vendors, Traditional German Food And Drink, A Christmas Tree And Much More

As Thanksgiving Day approaches, so does the grand opening of annual Philadelphia German-style holiday market Christmas Village in Philadelphia. Modeled after Germany’s traditional open-air Christmas markets, Philadelphia’a Christmas Village is a daily an outdoor holiday market located in Love Park, right in the heart of Center City. More than 60 vendors in more than 90 […]

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November 21, 2013

Morris Arboretum’s Holiday Garden Railway Returns Friday, November 22 With Sparkling Lights And Model Trains In A Winter Garden

Morris Arboretum's Holiday Garden Railway Returns Friday, November 22 With Sparkling Lights And Model Trains In A Winter Garden

As twinkling lights switch on and holiday attractions open for the season, make time for a trip to Chestnut Hill’s Morris Arboretum to take in the gorgeous gardens and whimsical Holiday Garden Railway. Opening for the season on Friday, November 22, the railroad includes a quarter mile of model railroad track featuring seven loops and […]

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November 23, 2012

Holiday Shopping Over Thanksgiving Weekend In Philadelphia: Our Store-By-Store Guides To Black Friday And Small Business Saturday

Holiday Shopping Over Thanksgiving Weekend In Philadelphia: Our Store-By-Store Guides To Black Friday And Small Business Saturday

Work off those sweet potatoes with a little holiday shopping this weekend, made even more enticing thanks to Black Friday and Small Business Saturday deals and steals. We’ve got a handy store-by-store guide to each day: • Our Guide To Black Friday In Philadelphia, November 23: Boutiques, Restaurants, Bars, Museums And Attractions With Black Friday […]

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November 21, 2012

Super-Sized Weekend Picks, Thanksgiving In Philadelphia 2012 Edition: Comcast Holiday Spectacular, Macy’s Christmas Light Show, Thanksgiving Day Parade, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday And Much More

Super-Sized Weekend Picks, Thanksgiving In Philadelphia 2012 Edition: Comcast Holiday Spectacular, Macy's Christmas Light Show, Thanksgiving Day Parade, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday And Much More

Whether you’re in town this holiday weekend, visiting friends or family elsewhere or planning for a combination of the two, we want to wish you a very, very happy Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving weekend in Philadelphia is the perfect opportunity to take stock of all the many things to be grateful for here in the City of […]

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November 21, 2012

Ride The SEPTA Santa Express Into Town On Black Friday, November 23

Ride The SEPTA Santa Express Into Town On Black Friday, November 23

Sleigh bells are ringing and snow is glistening on the 2012 Philadelphia Santa Express. On Black Friday, November 23, ride SEPTA’s Santa Express, a special holiday-themed train which will deliver guests to The Gallery at Market East where there will be a Christmas parade throughout the mall. The special service includes five colorfully decorated trains […]

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