Things to do around Philly during Christmas

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Christmas is a wonderful time to gather with your family and friends. Even though Christmas technically falls on December 25, there is many things to do around Philadelphia throughout the month of December to celebrate.

In City Hall, they have a Rothman Institute Ice Rink and Cabin, there is also an indoor beer garden and carousel with a light show.

In Love Park, they have a Christmas Village set up. There are 80 booths with local displays to buy things such as winter apparel, handmade toys, and food and drinks. This goes from November 23-December 24.

At Penn’s Landing, there is a Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest. It will be it’s fifth year on the River. You have to pay for admission and food and drinks aren’t included. There is a Kid’s Center, a Chickie’s and Pete’s, a bar, and sweets from Franklin Fountain Confectionary Cabin. This lasts from November 24-March 4,2018.

There is a light show at the Macy’s Building in Center City. They’ve been hosting this annually since 1956. The show runs every 2 hours and is narrated by Julie Andrews. In the same building, there is animated dolls that retell the story of the Christmas Carol. The free walkthrough also includes a chance to get pictures with Santa.  

There are many other things to do in Philadelphia this Christmas season but these 4 are the ones that people enjoy best. All of them are a great opportunity to spend time with your family. For more holiday fun, click on the link below.