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December 23, 2014

Last Chance To Visit Holiday Attractions: Macy’s Christmas Light Show, Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Comcast Holiday Spectacular And More

Christmas Village

The season of fantastic festivities has made Philadelphia merry for more than a month now, with iconic holiday attractions like the Macy’s Christmas Light Show, the Comcast Holiday Spectacular and Christmas Village in Love Park making Philadelphia a prime place to celebrate. Now that the Christmas holiday is just days away, though, the final stretch […]

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December 23, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia: A Guide To Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia

New Year's Eve In Philadelphia: A Guide To Family-Friendly New Year's Eve Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia

Bring the kids! Festivities made for youngsters are in high supply this New Year’s Eve. Visit spots like RiverRink Winterfest (for ice skating and fireworks!), Sesame Place (for a celebration led by The Count!), the Please Touch Museum (for day-time festivities) and Franklin Square (for the Square Drop). To allow for a kid-friendly bedtime, the […]

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December 22, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia 2015: A Guide To Parties With Prime Views Of The 6 P.M. Or Midnight Fireworks Shows

New Year's Eve In Philadelphia 2015: A Guide To Parties With Prime Views Of The 6 P.M. Or Midnight Fireworks Shows

Catching the impressive fireworks display above the Delaware River is an ever-popular way to celebrate the New Year. This year, the display once again returns for two shows — one at 6 p.m. and midnight. Tons of bars and attractions along and just off the waterfront host parties to make it easy for folks to […]

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December 12, 2014

Roundup: 14 Places To Have A Picture Taken With Santa Claus In And Around Philadelphia — Where To Visit Santa In Philly

Christmas Village

Forget the North Pole — Santa Claus has arrived in Philadelphia to visit with kids, pose for photos and find out who’s been naughty and who’s been nice. Snapping a photo with Santa is a time-honored holiday tradition, so we’ve rounded up 14 of the best places to see the big man in red before […]

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December 10, 2014

Tonight Picks: Spirits And Suds With Santa Bar Crawl, Stag And Doe Night In Chestnut Hill, The Philly Pops! Christmas Spectacular, Winterfest At Penn’s Landing And More

Holiday Shopping

With Christmas just a little more than two weeks away, tonight is the perfect night to make progress on your Christmas shopping list. Luckily, Christmas Village at Love Park continues to provide shoppers with a cool treasure trove of goods and Chestnut Hill hosts its second Stag and Doe shopping night. Hot chocolate and retail, […]

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December 3, 2014

Tonight Picks: City Hall Tree Lighting, Stag And Doe Nights In Chestnut Hill, Ugly Christmas Sweater Party At The Art Museum, Riverrink Winterfest, Free Holiday Attractions And More

Winterfest

The holiday season is quickly creeping up on us, and with it, bringing a variety of holiday fun to neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia and beyond. Visit favorite holiday sights like the Macy’s Holiday Light Show and the Comcast Holiday Spectacular, or visit new attractions like Blue Cross Riverrink Winterfest and the Franklin Square Holiday Festival. Also […]

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November 19, 2014

Tonight Picks: Drinks With The Sphinx At The Penn Museum, Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Ice Skating At Dilworth Park, Dine Out Wash West And More

Dilworth Park Ice Rink

Wintry Wednesdays call for toasty visits to museums, comforting dinners and making the most of the holiday season (ice skating, anyone?). Tonight, two museums host after-hours events for post-work guests: The Penn Museum hosts Drinks With The Sphinx, an evening of flashlight tours, a cash bar, workshops, crafts and more while The Philadelphia Museum of […]

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November 17, 2014

Roundup: Philadelphia’s Holiday Markets, Seasonal Pop-Ups, Craft Bazaars And Shopping Events This November And December

Holiday Shopping

Holiday shoppers looking to purchase creative and sure-to-be-coveted gifts this season have plenty of special markets, bazaars and pop-up shops to choose from in Philadelphia. Pop-up holiday markets and events are cropping up all over town for a single day, a weekend, for several weekends or even for an entire month. Gift givers can shop […]

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November 14, 2014

Weekend Picks: Opening Weekend For The Ice Rink At Dilworth Park And Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival, Love Your Park Fall Service Day, Franklin Flea Holiday Market, First Person Arts Festival And More

Penn Treaty Park

A photo posted by Uwishunu Philly (@uwishunu) on Nov 11, 2014 at 4:27pm PST The holiday season is at hand: It’s opening weekend for the ice rink at Dilworth Park and Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival. The holiday spirit has slowly begun to spread though the city, and this weekend’s openings of pop-up markets and well-loved […]

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November 13, 2014

Tonight Picks: Opening Night For The Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Night Skies In The Observatory At The Franklin Institute, First Person Arts Festival And More

Tonight Picks: Opening Night For The Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Night Skies In The Observatory At The Franklin Institute, First Person Arts Festival And More

As mid-November rolls in, the holiday festivities start to fill the city. Tonight, Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival opens for the season with the first lighting of Electrical Spectacle: A Holiday Light Show and a peek at what’s to come this holiday season (food trucks! winter beer garden! holiday market!). Also tonight, The Franklin Institute hosts […]

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