Philadelphia, PA Holiday Specials, Events & Activities Celebrate the holidays in Philadelphia where the spirit of the city comes alive this season. Create new traditions while enjoying fun holiday events, festivals, music and local cuisine. Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner with the family, see the twinkling Christmas lights, shop for that perfect gift and celebrate the New Year. Book our holiday specials at The Windsor Suites and make memories to last a lifetime.
Holiday Specials at The Windsor Suites
Sweet New Year Package
Raise a glass to ring in 2017! Indulge in chocolate covered strawberries and champagne as you celebrate the New Year. This overnight package allows you to snuggle up with your sweetie on New Year's Day, while you enjoy in room breakfast for 2!
Philadelphia Holiday Events
The oldest Thanksgiving parade in the country and a true Philadelphia tradition, the city streets make way for massive floats and giant balloons, plus local performers from choirs, dance groups, marching bands and more.
Running from November 25 - December 31, the Christmas Light Show and Wanamaker Organ Concert features snowflakes, ballerinas and reindeer float beyond the four-story-high velvet curtain of the Grand Court atrium.
From November 10 - December 31, experience the magic of the holiday and celebrate traditions new and old at the Franklin Square Holiday Festival! From the lights of the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show to the seasonal foods, beers, and treats, this holiday season is the one to celebrate.
Open from from November 11 - February 26, the Rothman Institute Ice Rink at Dilworth Park is an unparalleled entertainment experience on Philadelphia's center stage in a wonderfully urban and unique setting. Adults can skate for just $5!
Open from from November 19 - December 24, the Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market features local artisans, designers, crafters and confectionaries offering unique selections for gifts and special holiday foods in white, festively lit tents topped with original Herrnhut Stars.
Hailed by the Philadelphia Inquirer as "Philadelphia's first beer garden in the sky," enjoy the warm boozy treat on the Skygarten balcony, located on the 51st floor of Three Logan Square. Available Wednesday-Saturday.
Philadelphia Holiday Dining
The holiday season is full of gift wrapping, cocktail parties, cookie swaps, tree cutting and nights of home decorating. Save some energy with a relaxed holiday dinner prepared for you by some of the city's finest chefs.
Exquisite Authentic Italian Café in Rittenhouse Square with Award Winning Gelato and Coffee.
City Tavern's cuisine is made fresh daily from scratch with local ingredients. We are committed to providing each guest with an authentic historical dining experience, including fresh, farm to table cuisine made daily in our kitchens.
Enjoy being treated like royalty at this classy Italian steakhouse in beautiful digs with superb fare, an excellent wine list, and professional staff.
Philadelphia Holiday Shopping
Find something for everyone on your holiday shopping list - and treat yourself as well - at Philadelphia's awesome retail destinations, creative craft bazaars, holiday pop-up shops, independent boutiques, charming main streets and top-rated shopping malls.
Featuring a diverse mix of over 400 stores, including Nordstrom, Macy's, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale's, Lord & Taylor, and a collection of luxury retailers unsurpassed in the region, King of Prussia is one of the most iconic malls in the nation.
Running from Thanksgiving through Christmas Eve, Christmas Village in Philadelphia will once again bring the charm of an authentic German Christmas market to Center City Philadelphia.
Experience a magnificent retail complex nestled between the One Liberty Place and Two Liberty Place office towers. Located in the heart of the Center City shopping district, The Shops at Liberty Place is one of the finest urban retail centers in the country.
Start the season of celebrations at our Kick Off to the Holidays on Friday, November 11, 6-9 pm. Festive fun, caroling and mini-lightings lead up to the Village-wide Grand Illumination Celebration on November 18th.