City of Philadelphia Holiday Celebrations 2018
Ring in the season with festive events full of holiday cheer, including the City’s Holiday Tree Lighting.
The City loves the holidays! City Hall will magically transform into a winter wonderland, filled with family-friendly festivities and exciting entertainment. Stop by to take a photo with our 65-foot holiday tree or check out the shops at Christmas Village. And don’t forget The Present! This 27-foot light up present illuminates LOVE Park. We hope you’ll join us at one of the amazing holiday events happening throughout our city.
The Philly Holiday Festival presented by One Liberty Observation Deck encourages residents and visitors to shop, dine, and explore the City during the holiday season.
Serving as the centerpiece of the Christmas Village in Philadelphia, The Present is a glowing, 27-foot-tall, walk-through holiday gift box. The Present creates a space for LOVE Park visitors to donate to various causes that will benefit the people and parks of Philadelphia.
The Christmas Village brings the charm of an authentic German Christmas market to Center City. More than 80 vendors will sell traditional European food and drink, as well as international holiday gifts, ornaments, jewelry, and high-quality arts and crafts.
The iconic houses of Boathouse Row will light up in festive colors for:
Each week will kick off with a traditional music and live entertainment.