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Fun Winter Events in the Greater Philadelphia Area

Get ready to set aside time and make plans with your friends and family all month long with these fun, upcoming events! From the Mummers Parade to Center City Restaurant Week, there is bound to be something that you and your family will enjoy! Check out these exciting events going on this January in the Philadelphia area!

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest
November 23rd – March 3rd
Returning for it’s 25th year, the popular Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest is back with new additions! From fire pits and a cozy chalet-style Lodge Restaurant and Bar to an arcade and delicious sweets, there is plenty for everyone to enjoy!

Mummers Parade
January 1st
As one of the best ways to start off the New Year, the Mummers Parade, a Philadelphia-only tradition, dates back to 1901 and includes thousands of adults and children dancing to music in fantastical costumes along Broad Street. Don’t miss this festive celebration and start your New Year off right!

Live Music at The Met Philadelphia
Various Dates
North Broad Streets’ The Met is back and better than ever! The Met Philadelphia will celebrate its first full month with wonderful live performances that range from live music to dancing!

Broadway Philadelphia Presents Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
January 8th – 20th (select dates)
The show Beautiful: The Carole King Musical makes a stop at the Academy of Music for a week-plus long show. Witness the story of Carole King, and her turbulent journey which led her to become the impactful musician she is today. Make sure to get your tickets before they sell out!

Philadelphia Home Show
January 11th – 20th (select dates)
Head on over to the Pennsylvania Convention Center for the Philadelphia Home Show, a two-weekend event, where hundreds of exhibitors and home design experts will showcase the best in home design. Gather inspiration and find ways to elevate your own space with this lovely event.

Center City Restaurant Week
January 13th – 25th
Center City Restaurant Week is back for the winter and brings delicious deal-fueled meals for everyone to enjoy! Grab lunch or dinner at more than 80 center city hot spots that will be participating in this season’s Restaurant Week.

Orchid Extravaganza at Longwood Gardens
January 19th – March 24th
Enjoy the transcendent experience that is Longwood Gardens Orchid Extravaganza. After their holiday set up, Longwood Gardens showcases another beautiful arrangement of rare orchids for everyone to enjoy!

Broadway Philadelphia Presents The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical
January 22nd – 27th
Bring the whole family for this absolutely fun Broadway show The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical! This family-friendly play will follow Percy Jackson, the son of Poseidon, and his newfound powers and illustrates how power can affect things for the good and bad.

Final Fridays: Werk It! At the Philadelphia Museum of Art
January 25th
Head on over to the Philadelphia Museum of Art on the final Friday of January for a fun-filled after-hours party that will feature music, snacks, drinks, and special tour. You don’t want to miss what these Final Fridays have to offer!

Don’t miss out on the fun this January and make sure to enjoy these wonderful winter events that Philadelphia has to offer! Or, if you’re looking for a beautiful home in South Philadelphia/Packer Park, look no further than Siena Place! This beautiful townhome community is perfect for families! If you’re interested or have any questions, feel free to contact us! We’d love to hear from you!