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December 18, 2014

MummersFest Offers A Behind-The-Scenes Peek Into The Mummers Parade With Tours And Hands-On Fun, December 28-31

MummersFest Offers A Behind-The-Scenes Peek Into The Mummers Parade With Tours And Hands-On Fun, December 28-31

Every January 1, while most of the country is recovering from their New Year’s Eve celebrations, the party in Philly is just hitting its stride as the Mummers march down Broad Street. But thanks to MummersFest, you don’t have to wait until New Year’s Day (or stand in the cold!) to marvel at the amazing […]

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December 17, 2014

The Merriam Theater Rings Out The Year With The Smashing Percussion Sensation Stomp, December 26-30

The Merriam Theater Rings Out The Year With The Smashing Percussion Sensation Stomp, December 26-30

Stomp, the show that creates joyful noise with hub caps, paint cans, brooms, kitchen sinks and more, makes for much merriment at the Merriam Theater, December 26-30. Begun as street performance that morphed into an international percussion sensation, Stomp’s success stems from its fabulous utilization of unlikely instruments of rhythm. Turning a wide array of […]

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December 15, 2014

Disney On Ice Presents Frozen Brings Whimsical Scenes And Favorite Tunes To The Wells Fargo Center, December 25-January 4

Frozen Philadelphia

Get ready to hum along to Let it Go as Disney on Ice brings Frozen to the Wells Fargo Center for 11-days of twirling princesses, handsome princes, comical snowmen and plenty of song. Watch the story of Frozen unfold on ice while grooving to the songs and enjoying whimsical special effects. In addition to performances […]

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December 10, 2014

Score Deals At More Than 25 Graduate Hospital Spots During Cheer! A Shop Local Holiday Event On South Street West, Saturday, December 13

Mushmina

With a whole host of boutiques, small businesses and independent restaurants all concentrated within a few short blocks, the Graduate Hospital neighborhood makes for a super location for a shop-around. Just in time to coincide with serious holiday shopping, the good people from the South Street West Business Association are presenting a deal-filled afternoon-long shopping […]

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December 9, 2014

The Running Of The Santas Returns With Live Music, Drink Specials And A Run From McFadden’s To The Electric Factory, Saturday, December 13

Running of the Santas

Many, many Santa suit-costumed revelers will eat, drink and be merry as the annual Running of the Santas event parades into town this Saturday, December 13. Those looking to participate should don a Santa hat and St. Nick costume and head out for a full day of holiday revelry and live music at both McFadden’s […]

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December 5, 2014

The Philly Pops Play Holiday Favorites In The Annual Christmas Spectacular Concert At The Kimmel Center, December 5-20

Philly Pops

Set a festive tone for the holiday season with a quintessential holiday performance from conductor David Charles Abell and the spirited Philly Pops. A cheerful performance for the entire family, the Pops’ Christmas Spectacular features a special mix of joyous choirs, merry sing-alongs, and a special visitor from the North Pole. Once again, Verizon Hall […]

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December 5, 2014

Roundup: The Best Holiday Theater, Music And Dance Performances On Stages In Philadelphia This Season

Walnut Street Theatre

There’s no place like the theater for the holidays, where all of the magic of the festive season comes to life on stage. From the stately Avenue of the Arts to the city’s cozy neighborhood playhouses, Philadelphia’s performing arts community hosts a ton of great holiday-themed shows this season sure to be a treat not […]

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December 5, 2014

The Phoenixville Firebird Festival Returns This Saturday, December 6 With A Craft Fair, Parade And The Burning Of A Giant, Wooden Phoenix Sculpture

Phoenixville Firebird Festival

**Update: Saturday, December 6** Due to vandalism, the phoenix sculpture will not become a bonfire as planned. The festival will go on rain or shine, and a bonfire of community-gathered wood will replace the burning of the phoenix. Celebrating its 11th year, the Phoenixville Firebird Festival returns this Saturday, December 6 with its annual fantastical […]

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December 5, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With A Dance Party At The Barnes, A Nutcracker Soiree The PMA, Dom Streater At Knit Wit And More Tonight, Friday, December 5

RiverRink Winterfest

It’s time to celebrate the weekend, arts and urban nightlife as another First Friday arrives in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. As the cold weather rolls in, the arts lovers roll out in droves to warm up with the creative spirit. Dancing queens and holiday dreams are the name of the game this December, as carolers, ballerinas, […]

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December 4, 2014

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Throws A Huge Tree-Lighting Party With Live Music, Dance, Synchronized Skating And More Friday, December 5

Winterfest

Bring on the holiday cheer! This Friday, December 5, Blue Cross Riverrink Winterfest illuminates its 43-foot (!) Christmas tree during a festive and free lighting celebration from 6:45 to 8 p.m. Head out to the completely updated (and totally awesome) Winterfest site for an evening filled with skating, treats, live entertainment — including synchronized skating! […]

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