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From Scrooge to Sugar Plums: Holiday Performances in and Around Philly

Whether you’re planning a family outing over winter break or a twist on nostalgic tradition, the holidays always bring the heavy hitters to the stage. […]

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The 2022 Philly Mag Shop Local Gift Guide

Philly’s makers and shopkeepers are working like elves to bring you gifts for everybody on your nice list. Our all-local gift guide has holiday goodies […]

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Your Guide to Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest at Penn’s Landing

Skating at Penn’s Landing’s Blue Cross RiverRink has been a winter tradition for nearly 30 years. The regulation-size outdoor ice-skating rink is a favorite for […]

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Philly Museum Gift Shops That Just May Have the Perfect Present

For holiday shoppers struggling to decide what to buy, the gift shops of Philadelphia’s art museums, galleries and related sites offer the chance to shop […]

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Shop Hyper-Local With These Neighborhood Holiday Events

This holiday season, beginning with Small Business Saturday on November 26th, neighborhoods throughout the city are getting festive and highlighting their unique businesses with pop-up […]

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How to Make the Most of Your Holiday Season in Philly

I don’t care how jaded you are — when Julie Andrews’s voice greets you at the top of the Macy’s light show or the Sugar […]

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24 Places Near Philadelphia Where You Can Get Your Christmas Tree

It’s finally here: Time to get the Christmas tree up and decorated. While the appeal of an artificial tree may draw you in (pine needles […]

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Philadelphia Zoo’s LumiNature Returns to Light Up the Holidays

The zoo’s holiday lights are back for the season. More than a million lights, to be more precise, turn the Philadelphia Zoo into LumiNature when […]

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Your Guide to the Thanksgiving Day Parade in Philadelphia

Did you know Philly is home to our country’s oldest Thanksgiving Day parade? Take that, other cities! Started in 1920, Philadelphia’s Thanksgiving Day parade (originally […]

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The Best Places to See Holiday Lights Around Philadelphia

The holidays in Philly bring lots of sparkle, with traditions both old and new. Holiday lights start in November, so you’ve got time to see […]

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A Holiday Weekend Getaway at Gaylord National

Despite starting earlier and earlier each year, the holiday season moves quickly — before you know it, you’re running out of time to make greeting-card-perfect […]

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A Guide to the Holidays in Franklin Square

Beginning November 16th, Franklin Square is all holiday, all the time. Winter will bring sparkle through the New Year (and beyond), fun things to do, […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Philly’s Pop-Up Holiday Markets

With the holiday season kicking off earlier and earlier with every passing year, it’s already time to deck the halls and start shopping. This year, […]


I Beg You, Just Let Philly’s Baking Professionals Handle the Pie

Part of the pleasure of Thanksgiving is knowing someone at the table (maybe you, maybe not) cooked the food you’re about to enjoy. After all, […]

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Dilworth Park’s Rink and Wintergarden Open This Week With Phillies Flair

Now that Halloween is over, holiday season is apparently fair game. So if you’re looking to get festive early, Dilworth Park is on it. Today, […]