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December 4, 2014

Roundup: Your Complete Guide To 2014 Holiday Season Happenings In Philadelphia By Neighborhood

Elfreth's Alley

All across Philadelphia, city neighborhoods are full to the brim with holiday cheer — think tree-lighting celebrations, festive holiday markets and ice skating followed by dinner at a cozy neighborhood restaurant. From Rittenhouse and Old City to Historic Germantown and Chestnut Hill, there’s no shortage of charming Philadelphia locales worth exploring. Below, we’ve rounded up […]

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December 3, 2014

Ring In The Holiday Season At East Passyunk’s Tree Lighting Celebration And Deck The Avenue Shopping Event, Thursday, December 4

Ring In The Holiday Season At East Passyunk's Tree Lighting Celebration And Deck The Avenue Shopping Event, Thursday, December 4

The East Passyunk neighborhood hosts a full evening of holiday-centric festivities this Thursday, December 4 for its annual Christmas tree lighting celebration and Deck the Avenue holiday shopping and dining event. The celebrations start with a Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the Singing Fountain. From 5 to 7 p.m., head to the neighborhood fountain for […]

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December 1, 2014

Rittenhouse Square Celebrates The Holiday Season With Its Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration, Tonight, December 1 At 5 P.M.

Rittenhouse Square Celebrates The Holiday Season With Its Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration, Tonight, December 1 At 5 P.M.

The holiday season kicks into high gear this evening as Rittenhouse Square illuminates its twinkling Christmas tree tonight, December 1, at 5 p.m. Enjoy complimentary bites and drinks from Parc and The Rittenhouse Hotel while making merry with giveaways, photos, antler headbands and more. Santa Claus will be at the celebration to light up the […]

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November 21, 2014

Roundup: A Guide To The Top Christmas Tree Lighting Celebrations In Neighborhoods Throughout Philadelphia This Holiday Season

Waterfront Winterfest

Make merry this holiday season by attending a festive Christmas tree lighting celebration in a number of neighborhoods throughout the city. Bundle up, grab some friends and watch hundreds of twinkling lights illuminate trees at public spaces like Rittenhouse Square, Love Park, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, Citizens Bank Park and the Singing Fountain in East […]

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November 17, 2014

Linvilla Orchard Hosts A Month-Long Cut-You-Own Christmas Tree Event Complete With 40,000 Trees Of All Sizes, November 22-December 23

Christmas Trees at Linvilla Orchards

Christmas is coming, which means the search for a perfect Christmas tree is on. Fortunately, Linvilla Orchards in Media has you covered as it brings back its month-long cut-your-own-Christmas-tree promotion. From Saturday, November 22 through Tuesday, December 23 — with the exception of Thanksgiving Day, November 27 — Linvilla opens up to Christmas tree seekers […]

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January 2, 2014

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

Headhouse Square

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

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

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

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

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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