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November 27, 2014

Photo Of The Day: Happy Thanksgiving, Philadelphia!

Happy Thanksgiving, Philadelphia! The official day of giving thanks has arrived and we’d like to wish all of you a very happy — and flavor-filled — Thanksgiving Day. Whether you’re celebrating in Philadelphia or traveling across the country this holiday weekend, we hope you’ll enjoy a delicious feast, quality time with friends and family and […]

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November 25, 2014

Celebrate The Holidays In Historic Style During Yuletide At Winterthur, On View Now Through January 5, 2015

This holiday season, take a step back in time to the early-20th century during Yuletide at Winterthur, a holiday exhibition in Winterthur, Delaware, the former home of magnate Henry Francis du Pont and his family. This exciting annual event invites visitors to see how America’s upper class celebrated the holidays more than a hundred years […]

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November 25, 2014

The All-New Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Opens At Penn’s Landing This Friday, November 28, With A Spectacular Winter Beer Garden And Lodge, Ice Skating, Fire Pits, A Light Show, Pop-Up Holiday Shop And More

Philadelphia, a veritable winter wonderland opens Thanksgiving weekend at Penn’s Landing. This winter, the longstanding Blue Cross RiverRink upgrades the ice skating experience on the Delaware River waterfront by reinstalling last season’s festive winter garden experience to the annual outdoor ice rink on the Delaware River. Debuting to the general public this Friday, November 28, […]

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November 24, 2014

Our Complete Day-By-Day Guide To Thanksgiving Weekend In Philadelphia 2014 — Things To Do This Thanksgiving Weekend In Philly

Philadelphia goes big for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend with a spectacular citywide celebration. After soaking up Philly’s nightlife on Thanksgiving Eve, officially kick-off the holiday season with the 95th Annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade — the oldest parade of its kind in the nation. The 1.4-mile parade down the Benjamin Franklin Parkway features gigantic balloons, […]

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November 24, 2014

Morris Arboretum’s Holiday Garden Railway Returns To Bring Holiday Cheer To The Chestnut Hill Attraction, Friday, November 28-January 4

All aboard! The holiday season starts at Morris Arboretum with the return of its Holiday Garden Railway, a quarter-mile miniature railroad set within the winter wonderland that is Morris Arboretum. The annual holiday railroad celebrates the arboretum’s roots as it is made completely from natural materials — sticks, leaves, hollowed-out logs, seeds, stones, flowers and […]

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November 24, 2014

1812 Productions Brings Good Cheer And Political Humor To The Holiday Season With This Is the Week That Is, Opening Friday, November 28

1812 Productions, the Philadelphia theater company that believes the world could always use more comedy, creates much mirth and laughter from the world of politics with its annual hit show, This Is The Week That Is, beginning its yearly showing this Friday, November 28. A stylistic mash-up of variety shows like The Carol Burnett Show […]

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November 21, 2014

Visit The James Turrell-Designed Skyspace At Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting During Special Winter Viewings This Holiday Season

Celebrated artist James Turrell’s Skyspaces bring the study of light and space to museums and public places around the world — including to the year-old Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting, the meetinghouse for the Chestnut Hill Quaker community. Since the Skyspace at Chestnut Hill Friends opened last year, the space has welcomed thousands of visitors to […]

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November 21, 2014

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

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 20, 2014

The Top 14 Things To Do With Kids During The Holiday Season In Philadelphia

Don’t let the arrival of Old Man Winter keep you and your family cooped up indoors. The holiday season might just be the perfect time of year to get out and about with wee ones in tow. With tons of family-friendly attractions and destinations — most of which are free — there are so many […]

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November 20, 2014

Our Guide To The 95th Annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, Set To Fill The City With Floats, Balloons, Performances And More, On Thursday, November 27

The holiday season officially arrives with the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, a Center City spectacle on Thursday, November 27. The 1.4-mile 6ABC Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade starts at 8:30 a.m. and continues all morning long until noon. Folks of all ages are encouraged to bundle up and celebrate the start of the season at […]

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