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Events in Philly – December 2019

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Get into the holiday spirit with these amazing events around Philadelphia this month!

Franklin Square Holiday Festival

The holidays are beautiful in Philadelphia and even more so at the Holiday Festival and Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show presented by PECO. Franklin Square will light up with over 75,000 twinkling lights accompanied by a Holiday Soundtrack through December 31st!

Philly Zoo LumiNature

The holidays are WILD at the Philadelphia Zoo this year with their first ever LumiNature event! Immerse yourself in a multi-media light and music extravaganza as animals and art mix in brilliant display of holiday artistry! Get into the holiday spirit with a hot chocolate or a festive adult beverage! The event opens November 20th and tickets can be purchased through January 5th at

The Pennsylvania Ballet Presents: The Nutcracker

Journey to the Land of the Sweets as The Nutcracker returns to Philadelphia! This beloved ballet will be at The Academy of Music through December 31st and promises an enchanting evening for kids of ALL ages! For tickets go to

Rivers Casino New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront

This year there will be two huge fireworks shows over the Delaware River – one at 6PM and one at midnight. You’ll be able to see the action from several spots along the river. You won’t want to miss this one!

Christmas Village at LOVE Park

Philadelphia transforms into a European wonderland for the annual Christmas Village, held at iconic LOVE Park from Thanksgiving to Christmas Eve. This outdoor market will feature 80 vendors offering a wide range of international holiday gifts, ornaments, jewelry, handmade toys, high-quality arts and crafts, wintry apparel, and edible treats.

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