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December 17, 2014

Save The Date: The 115th Annual Mummers Parade Returns With 10,000 Performers, A New Route, Family Viewing Area And More, Thursday, January 1

Mummers Parade

It isn’t truly New Year’s Day in Philadelphia without thousands of costumed Philadelphians strutting down Broad Street for the annual Mummers Parade, which fills the city with revelry on Thursday, January 1. The parade, a Philadelphia tradition, welcomes men and women from 40 clubs to perform for the New Year’s Day crowd. The clubs are […]

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December 16, 2014

Valley Forge Park Celebrates The Anniversary Of The Continental March In With Candlelight Tours, Music And More, Friday, December 19

Valley Forge

Visit the rolling hills of Valley Forge National Historic Park this Friday as the site celebrates the 237th anniversary of the march in of General George Washington’s Continental Army to Valley Forge with a free tour of the very grounds that the army marched and lived on. For six months, the Continental Army called Valley […]

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December 16, 2014

The Annual Christmas Crossing Of The Delaware Brings 200 Reenactors To Washington Crossing Historic Park On Christmas Day, December 25

The Annual Christmas Crossing Of The Delaware Brings 200 Reenactors To Washington Crossing Historic Park On Christmas Day, December 25

On Christmas Day, the banks of the Delaware River in Bucks County welcome crowds to watch the reenactment of George Washington’s daring 1776 river crossing, an act that changed the course of history. The Annual Christmas Crossing of the Delaware returns to Washington Crossing Historic Park for its 62nd year on Christmas Day, December 25, […]

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December 9, 2014

RiverRink Winterfest Hosts Local Musicians For Fireside Sessions, A Series Of Free Concerts On December 13, January 17 And February 21

RiverRink Winterfest Hosts Local Musicians For Fireside Sessions, A Series Of Free Concerts On December 13, January 17 And February 21

Get ready to rock around the Christmas tree! Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest brings the house down with live music by local bands once a month for its Fireside Sessions, curated by WXPN’s The Key. Rock out inside of The Lodge next to a roaring (electric) fireplace as talented musicians put on a free concert for […]

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December 8, 2014

The Nutcracker Market, Pennsylvania Ballet’s Annual Holiday Gift Fair, Arrives At The Kimmel Center, December 11-14

The Nutcracker Market, Pennsylvania Ballet’s Annual Holiday Gift Fair, Arrives At The Kimmel Center, December 11-14

Turning visions of sugarplums into a retail reality, Pennsylvania Ballet’s second annual Nutcracker Market returns to the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, December 11 through Sunday, December 14, with a preview party on Wednesday, December 10. This grand pop-up holiday market, which is a fundraiser for both Pennsylvania Ballet and The School […]

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December 4, 2014

Sister Cities Park FrostFest Arrives In Logan Square With Visits From Santa, Free Kid-Friendly Activities, Hot Chocolate And More, December 13 And 20

Sister Cities Park FrostFest Arrives In Logan Square With Visits From Santa, Free Kid-Friendly Activities, Hot Chocolate And More, December 13 And 20

No need to struggle with shopping crowds to capture photo with Santa Claus. Sister Cities Park, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s lovely oasis, hosts tons of free family-friendly activities and meet-and-greets with Santa Claus on Saturdays this month. Bring the family to celebrate the season at Sister Cities Park FrostFest with a variety of activities from […]

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December 4, 2014

The South Street Headhouse District Hosts Its Annual Winter Wonderland Festival With A Christmas Tree Lighting, Holiday Craft Fair, Visit From Santa And More, Sunday, December 7

The South Street Headhouse District Hosts Its Annual Winter Wonderland Festival With A Christmas Tree Lighting, Holiday Craft Fair, Visit From Santa And More, Sunday, December 7

Calling all holiday fun seekers, the South Street Headhouse District presents its annual Winter Wonderland festival this Sunday, December 7. The historic Shambles at Headhouse Square will brim with festive cheer and good tidings from 3 to 7 p.m. while the neighborhood comes together to kick off its holiday season. Beneath the shambles, festivalgoers can […]

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December 3, 2014

Penn Museum Celebrates Peace Around The World At A Free, Family-Friendly Holiday Event This Saturday, December 6

Penn Museum Celebrates Peace Around The World At A Free, Family-Friendly Holiday Event This Saturday, December 6

From deep fried turkeys to ugly sweaters, this time of year is all about traditions. On Saturday, December 6, the Penn Museum brings back its yearly holiday custom: the 19th annual Peace Around the World Holiday Celebration. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., guests will get free entry to this amazing museum to learn about […]

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December 1, 2014

The Kimmel Center For The Performing Arts Hosts Dozens Of Free And Ticketed Shows This Holiday Season, Kicking Off Wednesday, December 3

The Kimmel Center For The Performing Arts Hosts Dozens Of Free And Ticketed Shows This Holiday Season, Kicking Off Wednesday, December 3

The holiday season calls for sing-alongs, jingle bells and rocking around a Christmas tree. Fortunately, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts has theater-lovers well provided for throughout December and into January with a lineup of dozens of free and ticketed holiday events and shows. Kicking off this Wednesday, December 3 and continuing through the […]

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December 1, 2014

The Philadelphia Orchestra Presents A Free Concert At The Kimmel Center In Celebration Of Giving Tuesday, Tomorrow, December 2

The Philadelphia Orchestra Presents A Free Concert At The Kimmel Center In Celebration Of Giving Tuesday, Tomorrow, December 2

In celebration of Giving Tuesday, the nationwide initiative to give back to the community after a weekend of shopping and consumption, The Philadelphia Orchestra presents a free concert in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts tomorrow, Tuesday, December 2. Throughout the concert, guests can hum along to favorite holiday melodies like […]

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