Due to extremely cold conditions, the City is implementing special measures to keep people who are homeless safe. If you see someone who needs shelter, call (215) 232-1984.
In effect: 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27 to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 02
Wednesday, Nov. 28 - Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019

City of Philadelphia Holiday Celebrations 2018

Ring in the season with festive events full of holiday cheer, including the City’s Holiday Tree Lighting.

Official event information


Wednesday, Nov. 28 - Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019

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.


Featured events


  • The Office of the City Representative
  • Philadelphia Parks and Recreation
  • Welcome America

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