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January 10, 2014

Last Chance: Check Out A Longwood Christmas Before It Closes For The Season, This Sunday, January 12

It’s last call for A Longwood Christmas, a whimsical collection of flowers, half-a-million twinkling lights, Christmas trees, spectacular fountain shows and other holiday decor. Every year, the dazzling display features a different theme, and this year centers on fruit, look forward to trees bedecked with fruit and additional themed holiday decorations. For those looking to […]

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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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November 26, 2013

The Macy’s Christmas Light Show, A Decades-Old Philadelphia Tradition, Returns For The 2013 Holiday Season On Friday, November 29

Philadelphia is rife with holiday traditions, and one of our favorites lights up on Black Friday, November 29. The Macy’s Christmas Light Show, a tradition since 1955, returns to Macy’s Center City for the 2013 holiday season with brilliant lights, festive music and tons of cheer for holiday shoppers. Running daily through Tuesday, December 31, […]

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November 14, 2012

The Macy’s Christmas Light Show, A Decades-Old Philadelphia Tradition, Returns For The 2012 Holiday Season On Friday, November 23, With A Special Sneak Preview On Saturday, November 17

Philadelphia is rife with holiday traditions, and one of our favorites is kicking off next week on Black Friday, November 23. The Macy’s Christmas Light Show at Macy’s Center City, dating back to 1955, is returning for the 2012 holiday season with the briliant lights, festive music and cheer it brings each year to holiday […]

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November 30, 2011

Photo Of The Day: The Macy’s Holiday Light Show, A Philadelphia Tradition Since 1956, Illuminates The Historic Wanamaker Building Throughout The Holiday Season

The free Holiday Light Show at Macy’s in Center City is an indispensable element of celebrating the holidays in Philadelphia, and has been since 1956. This year’s show, which began November 25 and runs through December 31, is particularly poignant in that the the National Historic Landmark Wanamaker Building in which the store is housed […]

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November 24, 2010

The Annual Macy’s Holiday Light Show Returns For The Season This Friday, November 26

The Macy’s Holiday Light Show, a Philadelphia holiday tradition dating back to 1956, makes for the perfect seasonal family outing. The time-honored spectacle begins on Friday, November 26th and runs through New Year’s Eve. During the show, which runs at the top of each hour, more than 100,000 energy-efficient multicolored LED lights create dazzling holiday […]

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December 15, 2008

Holiday Light Show @ Macy’s

Nothing is more synonymous with Christmas in Philadelphia than the Holiday Light Show at Macy’s. The light show has been leaving visitors awed for over half a century. The magic lies in the simplicity of it all… just blinking multicolored lights and music. One visit guarantees a lifetime of returns. Just ask the hundreds of […]

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