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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 9, 2014

RiverRink Winterfest Hosts Local Musicians For Fireside Sessions, A Series Of Free Concerts On December 13, January 17 And February 21

RiverRink Winterfest Hosts Local Musicians For Fireside Sessions, A Series Of Free Concerts On December 13, January 17 And February 21

Get ready to rock around the Christmas tree! Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest brings the house down with live music by local bands once a month for its Fireside Sessions, curated by WXPN’s The Key. Rock out inside of The Lodge next to a roaring (electric) fireplace as talented musicians put on a free concert for […]

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December 9, 2014

The 5th Annual Seaport Parade Of Lights And Holiday Festival Illuminates The Delaware River This Saturday, December 13

Independence Seaport Museum

This weekend, the Delaware River will glow with holiday cheer. On Saturday, December 13, take part in one of Philly’s brightest holiday celebrations: the Independence Seaport Museum‘s Seaport Parade of Lights. Led by Jupiter, a vintage 1902 tugboat, the parade of seafaring vessels on the Delaware River begins at 5 p.m. The procession will include […]

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December 9, 2014

Roundup: A Guide To The Top Holiday Events And Happenings In Philadelphia’s Countryside This Season

Brandywine River Museum of Art

Attractions across the Philadelphia region ring in the holidays with a variety of light displays, annual festivals and long-standing traditions. Beyond the happenings in the city, visitors come from around the globe to experience the beautiful lights and conservatory displays during A Longwood Gardens Christmas while families enjoy a winter wonderland with their favorite Sesame […]

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December 8, 2014

The Rittenhouse Hotel Rings In The Holidays With A Kid-Centric Teddy Bear Tea, Fridays-Sundays Through December 14 And December 19-28

The Rittenhouse Hotel Rings In The Holidays With A Kid-Centric Teddy Bear Tea, Fridays-Sundays Through December 14 And December 19-28

The Rittenhouse hotel decks its halls this holiday season with festive lights, greenery, wreaths and more, in addition to holiday events throughout the month. Upon entry, guests will find two marvelous gingerbread houses modeled after two iconic sights in Philadelphia — the Betsy Ross House and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The sweet houses were […]

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December 8, 2014

The Spirits And Suds With Santa Bar Crawl Brings Festive Food And Drink Deals To 13 Bars Throughout East Passyunk, Wednesday, December 10

East Passyunk

Celebrate the holiday season with festive food and drinks at East Passyunk Avenue’s Spirits and Suds with Santa bar crawl. This Wednesday, December 10 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., 13 bars throughout the neighborhood are opening their doors to revelers and serving up festive cocktails, craft beer and bar bites on a discount. For a […]

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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

Weekend Picks: RiverRink Winterfest Tree Lighting, Deck The Alley, Franklin Flea, South Street Headhouse District’s Winter Wonderland, Opening Night Of Pennsylvania Ballet’s The Nutcracker And More

Elfreth's Alley

Hold on to your cozy hats, Philly. Holiday festivities in the great outdoors bring a ton of cheer to Philadelphia this weekend. Get ready to bundle up and head out to celebrate. Tonight, RiverRink Winterfest illuminates its giant 43-foot Christmas tree with a free party complete with live entertainment, food, drinks, synchronized skating and the […]

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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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