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Embrace the Magic of the Season

Philadelphia Local Seasonal Events + Holiday Offers

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Embrace the Magic of the Season

Philadelphia Local Seasonal Events + Holiday Offers

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Embrace the Magic of the Season

Philadelphia Holiday Events + Hotel Offers

There's No Place Like Philadelphia For The Holidays

The holidays bring unmatched, magical energy to Philadelphia. Our beautiful city glows with vibrant, shimmering lights and festive decorations. With an ideal downtown location at the center of the holiday spirit, we welcome you to experience Philly’s most beloved seasonal events just moments away.

Enjoy the holidays in Philadelphia, now up to 20% off when you book in advance.

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  • Save between 5% and 20% off our Best Flexible Rate when you book at least 7 days in advance.
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  • One night non-refundable deposit taken 7 days prior to arrival.
  • Cancel or modify your reservation more the 7 days prior to arrival with no penalty.
  • Blackout dates apply.
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Ultimate Christmas Village

Explore Philadelphia's historic, European-styled wonderland at Love Park and City Hall. The streets come alive with an abundance of boutique holiday shops, featuring vendors from all over the world. Indulge in authentic European cuisine, beer and wine tasting, live music, and so much more.

November 25 to December 24, 2021

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Philadelphia Holiday Tree Lighting

Grab your loved ones and witness a special tree-lighting event at City Hall. Over 4,000 festive lights will illuminate the Philly sky, along with live entertainment and free giveaways.

Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 7 p.m.

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Visit Philadelphia Holiday Parade

Enjoy the city’s very first parade celebrating all the holidays, including Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Year’s, and the Chinese New Year. The festive event will include live bands, dancers, balloons, floats and much more!

Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 5 p.m.

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Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

If you're looking for safe, family fun this holiday season, Winterfest is the place to be! Lace up your skates and cruise around an NHL-sized rink while enjoying spectacular views of the Delaware River. The festive event is complete with cozy fire pit stations, fun games for the young ones, and delicious food and drinks.

Open daily starting November 26, 2021

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Eat + Drink & Be Merry

Morning Kickstart
Enjoy the sweet addition of a delicious Hot Cocoa Bar to start your morning with us.

Nightly Social Hour
Nightly Social hour brings a festive and fun twist this winter season. Sip on your favorite holiday cocktails and indulge in a variety of offerings from our team.