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November 26, 2013

The Brandywine River Museum Hosts Its Month-Long Christmas Celebration In Chester County, November 29-January 5

In the bucolic Brandywine Valley — home to wine trails, rolling hills, the Brandywine Battlefield and more — the Brandywine River Museum makes a perfect setting for a rustic holiday celebration. Opening this Friday, November 29, A Brandywine Christmas marks the season with more than a month of seasonally appropriate exhibits and events, including an […]

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November 22, 2013

Chestnut Hill Celebrates With A Tree Lighting, Shopping Nights, Santa Visits And More During Holidays On The Hill, Through December 22

Head to Chestnut Hill this holiday season as the charming town ushers in that yuletide feeling with tons of festive events for a full month — from Friday, November 22 through Sunday, December 22. Tomorrow, November 23 at 5:30 p.m., Chestnut Hill rings in the holidays with the annual Circle of Trees lighting event. Watch […]

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November 19, 2013

Roundup: Top Places To View Holiday Lights In And Around Philadelphia This Season

[This holiday season, let Uwishunu be your merry guide. From brilliant lights and must-see attractions to festive events and jolly good times, check out our daily updates on holiday happenings in Philadelphia right here.] ’Tis the season for all things merry and bright in Philadelphia. Though early sunsets make for dark winter evenings, the twinkle […]

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December 12, 2012

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia: Our Guide To A Full Week Of New Year’s Events In Philadelphia, December 24-January 1

From Christmas until New Year’s Day, school vacation and a typically slow work week give you the perfect inspiration to get out in Philadelphia for an action-packed week of holiday events. One of the most anticipated happenings of New Year’s Week, the conclusion of a jam-packed holiday season, is the annual and iconic Mummers Parade, […]

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November 27, 2012

Roundup: Our Winter 2012 Guide To Public Ice Skating In Philadelphia

Ice skating is one of the best ways to embrace the winter chill. In addition to the gorgeous go-to Blue Cross River Rink right on the Delaware River, Philadelphia has a handful of options for those looking to lace up and hit the ice this season — and none of them include any back-woods potential […]

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January 3, 2012

The Blue Cross RiverRink To Transform Into A Tropical Paradise On Ice For A “Cabin Fever Reliever,” Sunday, January 15

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Caribbean without the expense at the Cabin Fever Reliever at Penn’s Landing’s Blue Cross RiverRink, Sunday, January 15, 1-5 p.m. The rink will transform into a Tropical Paradise on Ice, with steel drum music and beach-themed movies and TV screened inside the pavilion on the giant video wall […]

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December 25, 2011

Photo Of The Day: Merry Christmas Philadelphia!

A very, very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from uwishunu! You can reference our Christmas edition of Weekend Picks for ideas about how to celebrate, whether you’re looking for places to dine or holiday attractions to enjoy with friends and family. Here’s to a happy and healthy holiday to all our readers!

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December 23, 2011

Photo Roundup: Festive Storefronts And Window Displays In Philadelphia

We’re still in the thick of holiday season, and Philadelphia’s shop owners are doing an awesome job of displaying their holiday cheer. Check out a few shots of some of our favorite festive displays to maximize your holiday spirit on this Christmas Eve Eve! And you can reference our holiday gift guides for a last-minute […]

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December 22, 2011

Last Chance: The Christmas Village Closes Saturday, December 24

Of all the holiday attractions we designated as must-see’s, the Christmas Village at Love Park closes first. You have only until this Saturday, December 24 to stop by the European wonderland featuring more than 50 international vendors selling arts, crafts and seasonal holiday gifts in quaint wooden booths. There’s also a Life Size Advent calendar, […]

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December 19, 2011

The Rittenhouse Square Menorah Lighting Set For The First Night Of Hanukkah, Tuesday, December 20

Rittenhouse Square is about to get even more brilliantly lit. Celebrate Hanukkah 2011 at Rittenhouse Square tomorrow evening, Tuesday, December 20, as the giant menorah adjacent to the city’s largest Christmas tree is lit for the first night of the holiday, at 6:30 p.m. Rittenhouse Square is one of Philadelphia’s most popular public spaces, utilized […]

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