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January 2018

  Happenings Inside
IN Center City

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Center City District Restaurant Week is almost here!
From January 14-26, participating restaurants will offer three-course dinners for only $35 and three-course lunches for $20. Click Here for the full list of restaurants, menus, and easy online reservations through OpenTable. You can enter the contest for 52 gift certificates from Center City restaurants or Live Nation presents Dinner and a Show where you can win dinner and tickets to the U2 Concert! Follow us on Twitter, @PhilaRestWeek, for the latest #CCDRW news. Get a ride to your favorite restaurants with Lyft, using the code CCDWINTER.

Center City District Restaurant Week is presented by TD Bank, OpenTable, Knob Creek Rye Whiskey, Effen Vodka and partnered by PHLCVB.


Enjoy daily open skating at the Rothman Institute Ice Rink in Dilworth Park! Click here for regular and holiday hours, prices and group rates. Also- January 2-14, post your skating photos online with #RothmanRink and you could win tickets to see the Eagles and James Taylor, as well as tickets to the Rothman Rink! Presented by Rothman Institute with support from Temple University, Capital One, Independence Blue Cross, Live Nation and 6abc.

Tuesdays, 6-8pm
Game Nights

Rothman Institute Cabin
Dilworth Park
1 South 15th Street

Wednesdays, 5-7pm
Cocktails and Cold Ones

Featuring Effen Vodka and Bud Light
Rothman Institute Cabin
Dilworth Park
1 South 15th Street

Wednesdays, 6-7pm

Rothman Institute Ice Rink
Dilworth Park
1 South 15th Street

Thursdays, 5-9pm
College Nights- Students skate for $2

Rothman Institute Ice Rink
Dilworth Park
1 South 15th Street

Fridays, 6-9pm
Karaoke Nights

Rothman Institute Cabin
Dilworth Park
1 South 15th Street

January 3
Sled Skating presented by Magee
Rehabilitation Hospital

Rothman Institute Ice Rink
Dilworth Park
1 South 15th Street

January 5-6
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: King for a Day!

Merriam Theater
250 South Broad Street

January 5
Films at AAMP: Black Orpheus

The African American Museum in Philadelphia
701 Arch Street

Opens January 9
Les Misérables

Academy of Music
240 South Broad Street

January 9
BYO Quizzo

The Market and Shops at Comcast Center
1701 JFK Boulevard

January 11-13
British Isles Festival Week 1: Handel and Britten

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Kimmel Center
300 South Broad Street

January 13-14
Special Dinosaurs After Dark Overnight

The Academy of Natural Sciences of
Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Warm up in the Rothman Institute Cabin at Dilworth Park with DeKuyper Cordial- spiked Hot Chocolate or festive drinks featuring Hornitos Tequila along with craft beers from Victory Brewing and Stella Artois. Pair them with great food from Brûlée Catering's Air Grille. Brush up on your skating or just watch, while enjoying the great food and drink. Adults 21 and over can enjoy wine, cocktails and beer starting at 5pm on weekdays and 11am on the weekends. For a menu and hours, click here.


America's Garden Capital Maze
Stroll through the America's Garden Capital Maze at Dilworth Park, a holiday-inspired garden created in partnership with Greater Philadelphia Gardens. The maze is also supported by Ambler Arboretum of Temple University. Join the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society for a variety of gardening workshops that will have you dreaming of spring! All programs are free- get a listing of classes and register at PHSOnline.org/wintergarden. All garden programs are held in the Rothman Cabin.

Winter Ben Franklin Tippler's Tour
On January 12, 13, 19, and 20, hit the streets of Historic Philadelphia with Ben and raise a toast to Philadelphia's favorite founding father in honor of his 312th birthday! Delight in lighthearted toasts and spirited songs, delivered by the famous inventor and statesmen himself, and enjoy savory snacks and seasonal beverages. Tours depart the Betsy Ross House at 5:30pm. Click here to purchase tickets.
Ben Franklin Tippler's Tour, Betsy Ross House, 239 Arch Street, 215.629.4026, HistoricPhiladelphia.org

National Constitution Center's MLK Day of Service

The National Constitution Center will honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s lifelong dedication to justice, liberty, and service for the greater good on January 15 with community service projects, special performances, and fun for the whole family. The Center will again join with the Global Citizen’s Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service for the daylong commemoration. The National Constitution Center is also organizing the donation of school supplies such as pens, pencils, crayons, copy papers, hand sanitizer, and folders for Philadelphia school students. Items can be dropped off at the Center’s box office through January 15. The museum’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day programs are part of a series of Macy’s Family Days at the National Constitution Center. Admission on January 15 will be $5, courtesy of Macy’s.
National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street, 215.409.6600, ConstitutionCenter.org

Host Your Winter Party in Dilworth Park!
The Rothman Ice Rink and Cabin at Dilworth Park are the coolest places in Center City to host your winter event! You can rent all, or just a portion of the Rothman Cabin, with catering provided exclusively by Brûlée Catering. If you are looking for something special, invite your guests to experience America’s Garden Capital Maze! The Wintergarden is the newest location in Dilworth Park for a unique and magical outdoor event. You can add the Wintergarden Maze to your cabin rental or rent just the Maze for a private cocktail reception. Click here for more information.

Philadelphia Sports Leagues Winter Season- Registration Now Open!
Philadelphia Sports Leagues is now registering teams & players for its Winter 2 Leagues! With 14 different sports available, PSL offers leagues for just about everyone! Leagues include Basketball, Bowling, Cornhole, Dodgeball, Floor Hockey, Football, Handball, Indoor Kickball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, and Volleyball. Online registration available at PhillyLeagues.com.
Philadelphia Sports Leagues, Various Locations, 267.888.6085, PhillyLeagues.com


Know of any shopping, dining, happenings, or other inside information you think would be appropriate for IN Center City? Email us at: events@centercityphila.org

Brought to you by the
Center City District and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation