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Stag and Doe Night

Chestnut Hill

Stag and Doe Nights return to Chestnut Hill every Wednesday in December. Enjoy extended hours at Germantown Avenue shops, holiday specials, horse drawn carriages, and more. Leave the sleigh at home and leave the driving to SEPTA. Ride Routes 23, 94 or L or hop the Chestnut Hill East Regional Rail Line to the last stop.

20201203 00:00 20201231 00:00 America/New_York Stag and Doe Night <p><a class="trackingoutbound" href="https://chestnuthillpa.com/events/">Stag and Doe Nights</a> return to Chestnut Hill every Wednesday in December. Enjoy extended hours at Germantown Avenue shops, holiday specials, horse drawn carriages,&nbsp;and more. Leave the sleigh at home and leave the driving to SEPTA. Ride Routes 23, 94 or L or hop the Chestnut Hill East&nbsp;Regional Rail Line&nbsp;to the last stop.</p> 16 E Highland Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Deck the Hall Holiday Lights

City Hall

Now thru 1/1, the brand-new Deck the Hall Light Show presented by Independence Blue Cross will illuminate the exterior of City Hall on its west side multiple times each night. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line or Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 & 36 to 15th Street, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, Bus Routes 2, 17, 33, 38, 44, 48, 124 or 125 or Regional Rail to Suburban Station.  

20201123 00:00 20210102 00:00 America/New_York Deck the Hall Holiday Lights <p>Now thru 1/1, the brand-new <a href="https://centercityphila.org/parks/dilworth-park/wintergarden/light-show">Deck the Hall Light Show</a> presented by Independence Blue Cross will illuminate the exterior of City Hall on its west side multiple times each night. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line or Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 &amp; 36 to 15th Street, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, Bus Routes 2, 17, 33, 38, 44, 48, 124 or 125 or Regional Rail to Suburban Station.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 1401 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Christmas Village

Love Park

The European wonderland that is Christmas Village in LOVE Park officially returns on Thanksgiving Day with glowing Herrnhut stars decorating the tops of the wooden booths of 60 different vendors. Hop the Market-Frankford Line or Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 & 36 to 15th Street, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, Bus Routes 2, 17, 33, 38, 44, 48, 124 or 125 or Regional Rail to Suburban Station.

20201126 00:00 20201225 00:00 America/New_York Christmas Village <p>The European wonderland that is&nbsp;<a href="https://www.visitphilly.com/things-to-do/attractions/christmas-village-in-philadelphia/" target="_blank">Christmas Village</a>&nbsp;in&nbsp;<em>LOVE</em>&nbsp;Park officially returns on Thanksgiving Day with glowing Herrnhut stars decorating the tops of the wooden booths of 60 different vendors.&nbsp;Hop the Market-Frankford Line or Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 &amp; 36 to 15th Street, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, Bus Routes 2, 17, 33, 38, 44, 48, 124 or 125 or Regional Rail to Suburban Station.</p> Love Park, Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Holiday Light Show

Fashion District

Visit The District to take-in everyone’s favorite floating tree display and musical light show! Occurring every hour from 4pm-close now through January 4, the dazzling light show will be set to the tune of The Philly Pops.  Best part - it is SO EASY to get here on SEPTA! Hop Regional Rail to Jefferson Station - you don't even have to go outside! Same goes for the Market-Frankford Line! Ride it to 11th Street and you are literally there! Hop a Trolley to 13th Street - you can get to The District underground or it's a short walk. Hop the Broad Street Line to City Hall Station - get to The District underground or it's a quick walk on Market Street. 

20201130 00:00 20210105 00:00 America/New_York Holiday Light Show <p>Visit The District to take-in everyone&rsquo;s favorite <a href="https://fashiondistrictphiladelphia.com/calendar/view/5301">floating tree display and musical light show</a>! Occurring every hour from 4pm-close now through January 4, the dazzling light show will be set to the tune of The Philly Pops.&nbsp;&nbsp;Best part - it is SO EASY to get here on SEPTA! Hop Regional Rail to Jefferson Station - you don&#39;t even have to go outside! Same goes for the Market-Frankford Line! Ride it to 11th Street and you are literally there! Hop a Trolley to 13th Street - you can get to The District underground or it&#39;s a short walk. Hop the Broad Street Line to City Hall Station - get to The District underground or it&#39;s a quick walk on Market Street.&nbsp;</p>


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Franklin Square Holiday Festival and Electrical Spectacle Light Show

Franklin Square

Festive lights, winter treats and holiday cheer fill historic Franklin Square for its all-ages (and completely free!) holiday festival and light show. The main feature is the Electrical Spectacle light show, which utilizes thousands of twinkling lights and a dynamic holiday soundtrack. The seasonal outdoor attraction rounds out the ongoing festivities with a winter beer garden, cozy fire pits, and a handful of other fun-filled events. Runs now thru 12/31. Get here on SEPTA. Short walk from the 5th Street/Independence Hall stop on the Market-Frankford Line or ride Bus Routes 47 or 47M.

20201119 00:00 20210101 00:00 America/New_York Franklin Square Holiday Festival and Electrical Spectacle Light Show <p>Festive lights, winter treats and holiday cheer fill historic <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.historicphiladelphia.org/franklin-square/winter-in-franklin-square/">Franklin Square</a> for its all-ages (and completely free!) holiday festival and light show. The main feature is the Electrical Spectacle light show, which utilizes thousands of twinkling lights and a dynamic holiday soundtrack. The seasonal outdoor attraction rounds out the ongoing festivities with a winter beer garden, cozy fire pits, and a handful of other fun-filled events. Runs now&nbsp;thru 12/31. Get here on SEPTA. Short walk from the 5th Street/Independence Hall stop on the Market-Frankford Line or ride Bus Routes 47 or 47M.</p> 200 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 Plan Your Trip


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The Holiday Season

Peddler's Village

Now thru 1/10, stroll an enchanted Village and sip tasty beverages. Find perfect gifts in 65 specialty shops and boutiques. Enjoy fine dining or casual fare in your choice of restaurants. Ride a 1920s carousel and play in the arcade. See a magnificent display of gingerbread houses. Spend the night in our elegant country inn. And enjoy the company of the people you love. To get here on SEPTA, ride the Lansdale-Doylestown Line to Doylestown. From there make a SEPTA to Uber or Lyft connection to Peddler's Village.

20201119 00:00 20210111 00:00 America/New_York The Holiday Season <p>Now thru 1/10, stroll an <a href="https://peddlersvillage.com/">enchanted Village</a> and sip tasty beverages. Find perfect gifts in 65 specialty shops and boutiques. Enjoy fine dining or casual fare in your choice of restaurants. Ride a 1920s carousel and play in the arcade. See a magnificent display of gingerbread houses. Spend the night in our elegant country inn. And enjoy the company of the people you love.&nbsp;To get here on SEPTA, ride the Lansdale-Doylestown Line to Doylestown. From there make a SEPTA to Uber or Lyft connection to Peddler&#39;s Village.</p> Peddler's Village, Peddlers Village, New Hope, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

Blue Cross RiverRink

This winter wonderland along the Delaware River is celebrating its 27th anniversary season! Don't miss the fire pits, boardwalk games, a ferris wheel, food and beverages, and more! Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 42, 17, or 33. 

20201130 00:00 20210308 00:00 America/New_York Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest <p>This <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com/places/blue-cross-riverrink-winterfest" rel="noopener" target="_blank">winter wonderland</a> along the Delaware River is celebrating its 27th anniversary season! Don&#39;t miss the fire pits, boardwalk games, a ferris wheel, food and beverages, and more!&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 42, 17, or 33.&nbsp;</p> 121 North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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A Very Furry Christmas Celebration

Sesame Place

A Very Furry Christmas Celebration at Sesame Place® is a festive, family-friendly celebration with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street® friends. The park is transformed into a one-of-a-kind Christmas wonderland with millions of twinkling lights and festive decorations all around. Get there on SEPTA! Hop the Route 127 to get there!

20201130 00:00 20210104 00:00 America/New_York A Very Furry Christmas Celebration <p>A Very Furry Christmas Celebration at Sesame Place&reg; is a festive, family-friendly celebration with everyone&rsquo;s favorite Sesame Street&reg; friends. The park is transformed into a one-of-a-kind Christmas wonderland with millions of twinkling lights and festive decorations all around.&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA! Hop the Route 127 to get there!</p> Sesame Place, Sesame Road, Langhorne, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Wild Lights

Elmwood Park Zoo

Elmwood Park Zoo adds even more to the millions of LED lights that illuminate its 16 acres over the holidays during Wild Lights, lighting up on Friday. On select days between now and 12/31, visitors can take a stroll through the Oh Christmas Tree display, where they’ll be surrounded by a glistening forest, or visit the big cats in Trail of the Jumping Jaguar. Each night of the festival features live entertainment, animal encounters, holiday music and a chance to see Santa himself. Take SEPTA's Manayunk/Norristown Line or Norristown High Speed Line to Norristown Transportation Center. From there, Bus Routes 90, 96, and 98 get you within walking distance.

20201120 00:00 20201231 00:00 America/New_York Wild Lights <p>Elmwood Park Zoo adds even more to the millions of LED lights that illuminate its 16 acres over the holidays during&nbsp;<a href="https://www.elmwoodparkzoo.org/wildlights/" target="_blank">Wild Lights</a>, lighting up on Friday. On select days between now&nbsp;and 12/31, visitors can take a stroll through the Oh Christmas Tree display, where they&rsquo;ll be surrounded by a glistening forest, or visit the big cats in Trail of the Jumping Jaguar. Each night of the festival features live entertainment, animal encounters, holiday music and a chance to see Santa himself.&nbsp;Take SEPTA&#39;s Manayunk/Norristown Line or Norristown High Speed Line to Norristown Transportation Center. From there, Bus Routes 90, 96, and 98 get you within walking distance.</p> Elmwood Park Zoo, Harding Boulevard, Norristown, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market

Dilworth Park

Find that perfect something for that perfect someone when the Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market returns for the season to Dilworth Park, between now and 1/1. Shop from dozens of local artisans, designers and small businesses from the Philly region. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line or Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 & 36 to 15th Street, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, Bus Routes 2, 17, 33, 38, 44, 48, 124 or 125 or Regional Rail to Suburban Station.  

20201121 00:00 20210102 00:00 America/New_York Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market <p>Find that perfect something for that perfect someone when the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.madeinphila.com/" target="_blank">Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market</a>&nbsp;returns for the season to Dilworth Park, between now and 1/1. Shop from dozens of local artisans, designers and small businesses from the Philly region.&nbsp;So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line or Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 &amp; 36 to 15th Street, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, Bus Routes 2, 17, 33, 38, 44, 48, 124 or 125 or Regional Rail to Suburban Station.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Dilworth Park, South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Winter on Broad Street

Wells Fargo Center

For the first time ever, the Wells Fargo Center’s ample parking lot is filled with 193 larger-than-life sculptures and displays in celebration of the season during the new Winter on Broad Street programming. Stop by between 11/27 and 1/4! Best way there is the Broad Street Line.

20201127 00:00 20210104 00:00 America/New_York Winter on Broad Street <p>For the first time ever, the Wells Fargo Center&rsquo;s ample parking lot is filled with 193 larger-than-life sculptures and displays in celebration of the season during the new&nbsp;<a href="https://www.wellsfargocenterphilly.com/winter-on-broad" target="_blank">Winter on Broad Street programming</a>. Stop by between 11/27 and 1/4!&nbsp;Best way there is the Broad Street Line.</p> Wells Fargo Center, South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Holiday Garden Railway

Morris Arboretum

The annual Holiday Garden Railway brings a mini-winter wonderland to the historic Morris Arboretum, with a quarter-mile of track where G-scale model trains chug along loops, through tunnels and over bridges, past perfect little replicas of beloved Philadelphia landmarks on Saturday and Sunday evenings throughout the display’s run.  Advanced tickets are required. Ride the Chestnut Hill East to the last stop. From there hop the Route L or 97 toward Plymouth Meeting or Plymouth Meeting Mall to the Germantown Avenue & Northwestern Avenue stop.

20201127 00:00 20201231 00:00 America/New_York Holiday Garden Railway <p>The annual&nbsp;<a href="http://www.morrisarboretum.org/gardens_railway.shtml" target="_blank">Holiday Garden Railway</a>&nbsp;brings a mini-winter wonderland to the historic Morris Arboretum, with a quarter-mile of track where G-scale model trains chug along loops, through tunnels and over bridges, past perfect little replicas of beloved Philadelphia landmarks&nbsp;on Saturday and Sunday evenings throughout the display&rsquo;s run.&nbsp;&nbsp;Advanced tickets are required.&nbsp;Ride the Chestnut Hill East to the last stop. From there hop the Route L or 97 toward Plymouth Meeting or Plymouth Meeting Mall to the Germantown Avenue &amp; Northwestern Avenue stop.</p> Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, East Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink

Dilworth Park

Those looking to ice skate in the heart of Philadelphia can pack up their cold-weather gear and head to the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink at Dilworth Park! Skaters of all levels and ages are invited to cruise around the rink while taking in skyline views just outside of City Hall. Afterward, check out the spectacular Dilworth Park Wintergarden or warm up in the Rothman Institute Cabin, offering a variety of eats and the ultimate post-ice-skating treat — hot chocolate. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line or Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 & 36 to 15th Street, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, Bus Routes 2, 17, 33, 38, 44, 48, 124 or 125 or Regional Rail to Suburban Station.  

20201106 00:00 20210228 00:00 America/New_York Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink <p>Those looking to ice skate in the heart of Philadelphia can pack up their cold-weather gear and head to the <a href="https://centercityphila.org/parks/dilworth-park/winter/rothman-rink" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink</a><a href="http://centercityphila.org/parks/dilworth-park/winter/rothman-rink">&nbsp;</a><a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.ccdparks.org/dilworth-park/rothmanicerink">at Dilworth Park</a>! Skaters of all levels and ages are invited to cruise around the rink while taking in skyline views just outside of City Hall.&nbsp;Afterward, check out the spectacular Dilworth Park Wintergarden or warm up in the Rothman Institute Cabin, offering a variety of eats and the ultimate post-ice-skating treat &mdash; hot chocolate. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line or Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 &amp; 36 to 15th Street, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, Bus Routes 2, 17, 33, 38, 44, 48, 124 or 125 or Regional Rail to Suburban Station.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 1 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 Plan Your Trip