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January 2, 2014

Take Advantage Of Christmas Tree Recycling Days In Neighborhoods Across Philadelphia Starting This Saturday, January 4

Are pine needles collecting on your living room floor? It’s about time to unplug those strings of lights and take down that festive tree. If you’d rather your Christmas tree end up as wood chips rather than in a landfill, take note. Trees that are put out with regular trash on the curb will be [...]

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December 5, 2013

Tonight Picks: East Passyunk Avenue’s Christmas Tree Lighting, PAFA After Dark, Holiday Lights And Craft Beer At Waterfront Winterfest, Repeal Day Parties And More

This evening is feeling an awful lot like the weekend thanks to parties at bars and museums, a festive Christmas tree lighting and holiday shopping night in East Passyunk and much more. East Passyunk Avenue turns into a Christmas wonderland with its annual tree lighting celebration at the Singing Fountain and a brand-new event, Deck [...]

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December 4, 2013

Tonight Picks: Philadelphia’s Official Christmas Tree Lighting In Love Park, Menorah Lighting In Rittenhouse, Holiday-Themed Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The PMA And More

The air in Philadelphia is full of holiday spirit, and it’s palpable from Northern Liberties to Center City and beyond. Philadelphia’s official Christmas tree in Love Park illuminates for the first time this holiday season tonight as Mayor Nutter, flips the switch to turn on the thousands of colorful LED lights. Tonight, crowds in Rittenhouse [...]

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December 4, 2013

The South Street Headhouse District Presents A Christmas Tree Lighting, Holiday Shopping, Santa And More For Its Winter Wonderland Event, Sunday, December 8

Calling all holiday enthusiasts, the South Street Headhouse District presents its annual Winter Wonderland event, a day brimming with cheer and good tidings. On Sunday, December 8 from 4 to 7 p.m., the Headhouse Shambles on 2nd Street between Pine and South streets serves as the festival hub complete with holiday shopping from South Street [...]

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December 3, 2013

Reminder: Center City Christmas Trees Light Up For The Season In Rittenhouse Square And At The Shops At Liberty Place Tonight, Tuesday, December 3

Tonight, welcome the start of the holiday season with not one, but two Christmas tree lighting celebrations, complete with Christmas carols and tasty hot chocolate. First up, one of Philadelphia’s most iconic Christmas trees will be ceremoniously lit with 5,000 twinkling lights. Every year, the center of Rittenhouse Square illuminates with a giant Christmas tree, [...]

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December 2, 2013

Roundup: Our Picks For 2013 Holiday Festivities In Neighborhoods Throughout Philadelphia

[This holiday season, let Uwishunu be your merry guide. From brilliant lights and must-see attractions to festive events and jolly good times, check out our daily updates on holiday happenings in Philadelphia right here.] All across Philadelphia, city neighborhoods are full to the brim with holiday cheer — think Santa-themed bar crawls, tree lighting celebrations, [...]

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December 2, 2013

Manayunk Celebrates The Holiday Season With Family-Friendly Yuletide Festivities On Saturdays Throughout December, December 7-21

Every Saturday between now and Christmas, tons of holiday cheer takes over Main Street and Canal View Park in Manayunk. On Saturday, December 7, Manayunk’s resident Christmas tree illuminates for the season with a festive tree lighting ceremony complete with Christmas carols, hot chocolate and other holiday performances in Canal View Park beginning at 6 [...]

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November 26, 2013

The Mercer Museum And Fonthill Castle Celebrate The Holidays With Special Tours, Festive Exhibitions, After-Hours Events And Much More

The holidays have arrived at stately Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle in Doylestown. Throughout the season, museum-goers are invited to participate in craft workshops, explore Christmas-themed exhibitions, festive decoration displays and bask in the holiday merriment. Discover history through toys and games as the Mercer Museum presents its annual Christmas exhibition, Under the Tree: A [...]

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November 25, 2013

Roundup: A Guide To Christmas Tree Lighting Celebrations In The Philadelphia Region In 2013

It doesn’t truly feel like the holiday season until Christmas trees are set up and decked out all around the city. From Rittenhouse Square to East Passyunk Avenue to the Christmas Village in Love Park, areas all around town (and the countryside, too) welcome brightly lit Christmas trees to central spots to spread holiday cheer. [...]

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January 2, 2013

Recycle Your Christmas Tree: There Are Drop-Off Locations Throughout The City, January 5-19

Now that the Christmas presents are unwrapped and the pine needles are collecting on the living room floor, it’s time to take the wreaths down and unplug the strings of lights. If you’re looking to recycle your Christmas tree in an eco-friendly manner, you’re in luck. Philadelphia is once again providing the city with Christmas [...]

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