City of Philadelphia Holiday Celebrations 2021
Celebrate the winter holidays with safe and festive events, including the City Holiday Tree Lighting and the return of the Holiday Parade.
Holidays are a time for reflection, family, faith, and joy. This winter, see the city light up for the holidays and experience the sights, sounds, and unique flavors of Philadelphia. Visit the many safe and wonderful holiday events and create magical winter memories in the City of Brotherly Love.
From river to river, Philly is home for the holidays. Don’t forget your scarves, hats, and masks!
The Philly Holiday Experience brings diverse, safe, family-friendly holiday celebrations to residents and visitors alike. While enjoying the activities, respect health guidelines and remember to wear your mask.
This event is presented by Independence Blue Cross.
Christmas Village returns for a 14th season and transforms LOVE Park into an authentic open-air German Christmas market. Vendors will sell a variety of international gifts, ornaments, jewelry, and high-quality arts and crafts, as well as traditional European food, sweets, and drinks.
Vendors will also return to the City Hall courtyard, along with the courtyard carousel.
In honor of the multi-cultural celebrations that are part of Philadelphia’s holiday season, the iconic houses of Boathouse Row will light up in festive colors for:
Philadelphia honors diversity and celebrates the season with all of our city’s residents.
Ring in 2022 by attending the annual Mummers Day Parade on New Year’s Day!
Don’t miss the time-honored tradition that brings together over 10,000 costumed adults and children as they march from City Hall down Broad Street to Washington Avenue.