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Mid-November 2018

Happenings Inside
IN Center City

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Santa Express
Santa Express

Santa Express - November 23

All aboard! Santa Claus is comin’ to the Rothman Orthopaedics Rink – on SEPTA. Board specially decorated SEPTA trains filled with entertainment for a fun-filled holiday ride. Visit ISEPTAPHILLY.COM for train times and stations. The fun begins at Dilworth Park at 10:30am as we welcome Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves to the rink, where riders are invited to stay and skate with Santa. Plus, don’t miss the special cookie decorating station from Keller’s Creamery. For more information about Santa Express, visit DilworthPark.org.

I SEPTA Philly Keller's Creamery

November 8-December 16
The Heir Apparent

St. Stephen's Theater at
Lantern Theater Company
923 Ludlow Street

November 23–25
Wild Wizarding Weekend

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

November 23-January 5, 2019
This Is The Week That Is

1812 Productions
Plays & Players Theatre
1714 Delancey Place

November 24
The Brian Setzer Orchestra's 15th Anniversary Christmas Rocks! Tour

Academy of Music
240 South Broad Street

November 25
Philadelphia Reads W.E.B. Du Bois: The Sorrow Songs

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street

November 30
Black Gotham Experience presents The Origin Stories Tour with Kamau Ware
The African American Museum
in Philadelphia
701 Arch Street

December 19-29
Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

Merriam Theater
250 South Broad Street

Events at Dilworth Park

Tuesdays, Through February 19, 2019
Quizzo presented by The Franklin Institute

Quizzo hosted by Johnny Goodtimes runs every Tuesday from 6-8pm in the Rothman Orthopaedics Cabin. Bring your friends to enjoy drink specials and try your hand each week for a chance to win prizes. Winners will receive free tickets to the Vikings: Beyond the Legend exhibit at The Franklin Institute through March 3. Due to the holidays, there will be no Quizzo on December 25 and January 1, 2019.

Wednesdays, Through February 20, 2019
Cocktails and Cold Ones presented by
The Met Philadelphia

From 5-7pm enjoy Cocktails and Cold Ones in the Rothman Orthopaedics Cabin with a seasonal menu and specially priced EFFEN Vodka cocktails, Bud Light draft beer and a selection of wines, plus weekly ticket giveaways from The Met.

Deck the Hall Light Show

Through January 1, 2019
Deck the Hall Light Show presented by Independence Blue Cross

Center City District has once again partnered with 6abc to bring City Hall to life with the sights and sounds of the holiday season. This dynamic and colorful sound and light show will be projected nightly onto the west façade of Philadelphia’s historic City Hall and synchronized with classic holiday music. Shows will start at 5:30pm nightly and run once an hour on the half hour during week days through December 20 and every half hour on weekends and daily from December 21-January 1, 2019. The last show each night begins at 8:30pm. Be sure to tag your photos on social with #DecktheHall.

For more information on the Deck the Hall Light Show presented by Independence Blue Cross partnered with 6abc, visit DilworthPark.org.
Independence Blue Cross Live Fearless
Shop Center City

Shop Center City on Small Business Saturday - November 24!

For the person who has it all, shop Center City Philadelphia for the best holiday gifts you cannot find anywhere else in the region.

Center City’s locally-owned gift and fashion boutiques carry everything from stylish surprises to put at the top of your wish-list to unique gifts for everyone from your eco-friendly friend to the cook in the kitchen, coupled with the best individualized service. On Saturday, November 24, shop small to support Center City’s celebrated local businesses.

For that perfect, unique gift for the person who has it all ShopCenterCityPhilly.com.

There’s no where else for the best in holiday shopping because if it’s in, it’s in Center City.

Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market

Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market

The Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market features local artisans, designers, crafters and confectionaries offering a unique selection of gifts and special foods in festively lit tents topped with authentic Herrnhut stars. Sponsored by B101.1.

The Market is open now through January 1, 2019 from 11am-7pm Sunday through Thursday and 11am-8pm Friday and Saturday with special hours on holidays.

For more information, visit DilworthPark.org.
For a list of vendors, visit MadeinPhila.com/holiday-market.

Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market, Dilworth Park,
1 South 15th Street, 215.440.5500

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
Public Ledger Building
660 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106



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