Check out these festivities throughout the city of Philadelphia this week! While you gear up for the New Year, make sure to not miss out on these fun festive events occurring this week of December, sure to keep you in the holiday spirit!
When: Ongoing through Jan. 1 Where: LOVE Park – 1500 Arch Street, Philadelphia Price: Pay as you go
Are you a huge fan of shopping, food, and more shopping? Have you ever checked out the annual Christmas Village at LOVE Park? Here is your chance! Watch Center City transform into a European winter wonderland before your eyes! More than 60 vendors from all over the world have set up shop in picturesque, wooden booths throughout the month of December. Enjoy everything from delectable sweets to handmade ornaments to live festive performances from local musical artists. Get the chance to browse for the perfect gift, and don’t forget your camera!
When: Ongoing through Dec. 31 Where: Macy’s Center City – 1300 Market Street, Philadelphia Price: FREE
Perfect for the entire family, the Christmas Light Show and Wanamaker Organ Concert at Macy’s is a Philadelphia holiday tradition that you can see for yourself this holiday season! During this epic light show, more than 100,000 bright LED lights will come together to form whimsical holiday images. The lighting display is accompanied by festive music from the world-renowned Wanamaker Grand Organ as well. The show runs every 2 hours on the hour; so make sure to take advantage of this remarkable opportunity!
When: Ongoing through Jan. 1 Where: Comcast Center – 1701 JFK Boulevard, Philadelphia Price: FREE
Are you ready to see a visually pleasing holiday showcase fun for those of all ages? If you have ever walked into the lobby of the Comcast Center, you might have noticed the majestic state-of-the-art video wall. Watch it transform into a dazzling sight of snowflakes, reindeer and many more festive images! This year’s show will include special scenes featuring Olympic ice-skaters and performers from the Walnut Street Theatre. Each show lasts around 15 minutes; so you can easily make time to attend this family-filled event!
When: Dec. 31 – Jan. 1, 6pm Where: Delaware River Waterfront – 101 S. Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia Price: FREE
Are you prepared to ring in the New Year in style with not one, but two fireworks displays in Philly? Presented by SugarHouse Casino (the spot that will have the best view!), don’t miss out on these eye-catching shows along the Delaware River Waterfront. There will be a show at 6pm and at midnight. The show will be about 15 minutes in length with a breathtaking backdrop of the illuminated Benjamin Franklin Bridge in the background. So get there early for a good seat, and ring in the New Year with friends and family!
When: Jan. 1, 10am – 6pm Where: Broad Street and Washington Avenue, Philadelphia Price: FREE (but you can reserve spots for $20)
Have you ever seen the famous Mummers Parade in person? Do you even know what a Mummer is? Well, here is your chance! Come and check out Philly’s famous Mummers Parade as it brings its carnival-like atmosphere filled with colorful floats and performers to Broad Street on New Year’s Day. Spaces fill up fast, so reserve your spot today for this extensive but fun-filled 8-hour city-wide event!
If you are looking for more ideas of things to do in the Philadelphia region this season, check out our calendar HERE.
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