City of Philadelphia Holiday Celebrations 2019
Celebrate the winter holiday season with festive events, including the City’s Holiday Tree Lighting.
You’ll love Philly for the holidays!
This winter, explore the city and marvel at its sights, sounds, and unique flavors. Experience its many holiday events and create magical winter memories in the City of Brotherly Love. From river to river, discover Philadelphia and celebrate the holidays the Philly way.
The Philly Holiday Festival, presented by Independence Blue Cross, encourages residents and visitors to shop, dine, and explore the city. The festival includes many exciting attractions, including the carousel at ACME Winter Memories in the City Hall Courtyard and lots of Christmas Village vendors. To get in the spirit, relive the magic from 2018.
The Christmas Village, presented by Bank of America, returns for a 12th season and transforms LOVE Park into an authentic open-air German Christmas market. Stroll through the glow of The Present and browse a pop-up shop featuring crafts by Project HOME residents and LOVE Park-themed gifts.
In honor of the multiethnic celebrations that are part of Philadelphia’s holiday season, Boathouse Row will light up in festive colors for:
Philadelphia honors diversity and celebrates the season with all of our city’s residents.
The Mummers Parade is a unique, 118-year-old Philadelphia tradition that is full of fun, folk art, and fanciful costumes. The parade celebrates Philadelphia’s diverse communities and the shared traditions that have been passed on. Join in on New Year’s Day along Broad Street, starting at City Hall.