City of Philadelphia Holiday Celebrations 2022
Celebrate the winter holidays with safe and festive events, including the tree lighting, holiday parade, and much more!
Holidays are a time for reflection, family, faith, and joy. Experience the city as it lights up for the holidays and marvel at the sights, sounds, and unique flavors of Philadelphia. Visit some of the many wonderful holiday events and activities happening throughout the city to create magical winter memories in the City of Brotherly Love.
From river to river, Philly is home for the holidays. Don’t forget your scarfs, hats, and jolly spirit!
Kick off the season with the Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration at the Wawa Holiday Plaza on the north side of City Hall. This festive evening will feature exciting entertainment and the lighting of our spectacular tree.
This event is presented by 6abc in partnership with Bank of America. The Holiday Tree is sponsored by VISIT PHILADELPHIA, powered by NRG, and produced by the Office of the City Representative in partnership with Welcome America, Inc.
The Philly Holiday Experience is delighted to bring fun, safe, diverse, and family-friendly holiday celebrations to residents and visitors alike.
While enjoying holiday activities, make sure to bundle up and to use #PhillyHolidays if you share your experience online!
Being together to celebrate the start of the holidays is the joy of the 6abc Dunkin’ Thanksgiving Day Parade, which brings floats, balloons, marching bands, and great performances to the Parkway.
6abc will fill your home with this treasured holiday tradition on Thanksgiving morning.
The VISIT PHILADELPHIA Holiday Parade will celebrate many winter holidays, including Hannukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and the Chinese New Year. Featuring cold air balloons, marching bands, floats, dance groups, and more, the parade is a must-see event for residents and visitors to get in the holiday spirit.
The parade will run from 2nd and Market streets to City Hall.