Photo courtesy of Peddlers Village
Photo courtesy of Peddlers Village

21 Must-Do Holiday and Christmas Experiences in the Philly Area

When the most wonderful time of the year arrives in the Delaware Valley, Philly parents must be ready with plenty of ideas to celebrate the season with their kids. Of course, the holidays bring twinkling lights, mesmerizing train gardens, and a jolly old elf from the North Pole. However, living in an area rich with tradition and history, there are so many different and unique experiences that await. So, check out our top 20 must-do events to make this year the best fun-filled family holiday yet.


Franklin Square
200 North 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

The Bourse
t 111 South Independence Ml East , PA
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Dilworth Park
Broad & Market Streets West Side of City Hall
Philadelphia, PA

LOVE Park
15th and JFK Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA

Comcast Center
1701 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118

Macy's Center City
1300 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Blue Cross RiverRink
101 South Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Elfreth's Alley
126 Elfreth's Alley
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Kimmel Center - Verizon Hall
300 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Koziar's Christmas Village
782 Christmas Village Road
Bernville, PA 19506

Hershey Park
100 W. Hersheypark Drive
Hershey, PA 17033

Sesame Place
100 Sesame Road
Langhorne, PA 19047

Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, PA 19348

Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Yardley, PA 19067

Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Dr.
Camden, NJ 08103

Brandywine River Museum
Route 1
Chadds Ford, PA 19317

Peddler's Village
Routes 202 & 263
Lahaska, PA 18931

Linvilla Orchards
137 Knowlton Rd
Media, PA 19063

Washington Crossing Historic Park
1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA