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December 10, 2013

The Adventure Aquarium Opens Its Doors To Holiday Programming Including Scuba Santa, Festive Shows And More, Through January 1, 2014

Have a holly, jolly Christmas at The Adventure Aquarium’s special holiday programming, running through January 1, 2014. Attend shows, Yuletide parties and more while surrounded by holiday lights, decor and Christmas trees in the aquarium. The aquarium’s well-loved Scuba Santa returns for the season and for his I Believe in Scuba Santa show, a daily […]

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December 4, 2013

Sister Cities Park Winterfest Returns To Logan Square With Visits From Santa, Kid-Friendly Activities, Hot Chocolate And More, December 7, 14 And 21

No need to struggle with shopping crowds to capture a festive photo with Santa Claus. Sister Cities Park, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s lovely oasis, hosts Santa and his elves on three Saturdays this month, starting this Saturday, December 7. Bring the family to celebrate the season at Sister Cities Park Winterfest as Santa arrives each […]

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December 2, 2013

Manayunk Celebrates The Holiday Season With Family-Friendly Yuletide Festivities On Saturdays Throughout December, December 7-21

Every Saturday between now and Christmas, tons of holiday cheer takes over Main Street and Canal View Park in Manayunk. On Saturday, December 7, Manayunk’s resident Christmas tree illuminates for the season with a festive tree lighting ceremony complete with Christmas carols, hot chocolate and other holiday performances in Canal View Park beginning at 6 […]

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December 18, 2012

Join The South Street Headhouse District In A Santa-Themed Holiday Bar Crawl, Thursday, December 20

Holiday festivities are in full swing with Christmas in fast approach. Drink up the holiday cheer with Christmas-themed cocktails and Christmas ales this Thursday, December 20, in the South Street Headhouse District. The neighborhood is hosting a South Street Stroll Holiday Bar Crawl, and you’re invited. In the spirit of giving, free Santa hats will […]

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December 13, 2012

Old City Winter Wonderland Lands At TRUST December 14-16 And 21-23: Music, Gift Wrapping Stations, Food And Drink, Santa And More, Kicking Off With An “Unsilent Night” Parade

The TRUST Building at 3rd and Arch Streets is being transformed into holiday central in Old City, with fun-for-the-whole-family events scheduled over the next two weekends in December. The Old City Winter Wonderland is the place to be this holiday season in Philadelphia. Take pictures with Santa, decorate gingerbread houses and ornaments, enjoy live music, […]

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December 11, 2012

Visit Santa In Franklin Square, Saturdays And Sundays Until Christmas Eve

Don’t miss your chance to take a wintry spin on the Philadelphia Park Liberty Carousel or play a round of Philly Mini Golf with the Jolly Old Elf himself. Santa Claus will be at Franklin Square on Saturdays and Sundays, noon-3 p.m., through Christmas Eve before he heads back to the North Pole. It’s a […]

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December 7, 2012

East Passyunk Avenue Keeps The Holiday Cheer Going With A “Spirits & Suds With Santa Bar Crawl,” Wednesday, December 12

St. Nick is jingling all the way down to South Philly for East Passyunk Avenue’s 2012 Spirits & Suds with Santa Bar Crawl, Wednesday night, December 12. Five bucks gets you in, and includes $3 seasonal craft beers, $4 merry cocktails, discounted snacks (at select locations), a Santa or Elf hat and a Santa’s Sipping […]

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December 6, 2012

Visit With Santa At Frankford Hall December 9, 15 And 16

Santa Claus is taking time out of his global travels to pop by Philadelphia’s Frankford Hall this holiday season. This Sunday, December 9; Saturday, December 15; and Sunday, December 16, St. Nick will be visiting the Fishtown beer garden. In addition to photo opps and the chance to tell Santa what you want for Christmas, […]

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December 5, 2012

Celebrate The Holidays At The First-Ever “Winterfest” At Sister Cities Park, Saturday, December 15

This holiday season, Sister Cities Park is celebrating its first holiday season with a fun Winterfest celebration on Saturday, December 15, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Greet Santa Claus as he rides up the Benjamin Franklin Parkway by firetruck and then share your Christmas list with him after his arrival. Partake in festive activities like cookie decorating, […]

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November 29, 2012

The Annual Peddler’s Village Christmas Festival Returns This Weekend, December 1-2

As this weekend brings the first days of December, welcome the holiday-filled month at the Christmas festival at Peddler’s Village. On Saturday and Sunday, December 1-2, enjoy a free festival bound to get you in the holiday spirit. At 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, welcome Santa and Mrs. Claus to Peddler’s Village as they arrive at […]

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