All around Philadelphia there will be events to celebrate the upcoming holidays.
City Hall is the epicenter of all these holiday festivities and will not disappoint this year. Each of these celebrations is presented by One Liberty Observation Deck and will occur from November 22nd to January 1st. Residents from the Pepper Building will be able to get to any one of these events easily with the Philly Holiday Festival Shuttle. Check out the website – The Holidays in Philadelphia for even more info about the holiday happenings.
Starting on November 9th and ending February 24th, Dilworth Park will be home to Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink & Cabin, presented by TD Bank. While there, you, family and friends can ice skate in twinkling lights then warm up with hot drinks and snacks in the cabin. Other outside events in Philly are the Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market (also at Dilworth Park), Resolutions at Capriccio Cafe and Bar in Cret Park, Deck the Hall Light Show at City Hall, 6abc/Dunkin’ Thanksgiving Day Parade, Christmas Village at LOVE Park, Santa Express (also at Dilworth Park), The Christmas Tree Stand Holiday Market at Cherry Street Pier, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, The Met Holiday Plaza at City Hall, Boathouse Row Festival of Lights, Sugarhouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront, and Sugarhouse Casino Mummers Parade.
If you would rather stay inside after a day out visit A Very Philadelphia Holiday at One Liberty Observation Deck. Three local traditions are honored in time of the holiday season – The Mummers, the Pennsylvania Ballet and the Miracle on 13th Street. Fun activities like Pay What You Wish, a Candy Cane Hunt with the Sugar Plum Fairy, and an Ugly Sweater Party will be occuring on November 28th, December 2nd and December 9th respectively. Other inside events that you may want to stop at include ACME Winter Memories at City Hall Courtyard, The Comcast Holiday Spectacular, Macy’s Christmas Light Show, Historic Holidays in Old City, and A Very Philly Christmas at the Historic Houses of Fairmount Park.
With so many events to choose from, you’ll be busy every weekend having a great time in Philadelphia, in between enjoying your APG Living apartment, like one at The Pepper Building.