Skate in the Shadow of City Hall at Dilworth Park!
The Rothman Institute Ice Rink at Dilworth Park is now open seven days a week through February 22. You can skate in the shadow of historic City Hall every day, including holidays. In December, there are also special holiday hours! Admission is $3 for children, ages 10 and under, and $4 for adults. Skate rental is $8.
Chocolate: The Exhibition at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Indulge in the sumptuous world of chocolate at Chocolate: The Exhibition at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, presented by Mars Chocolate North America.
Join the Santa Express on November 28
This exciting Philadelphia holiday tradition continues this year at Dilworth Park. Join SEPTA and the Center City District for fun-filled holiday train rides and a festive parade to welcome Santa Claus to the Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park.
FrostFest at Sister Cities Park
Sister Cities Park will come alive with wintry family-friendly activities to celebrate the holiday season during FrostFest. The event will kick off on Saturday, December 6, and will continue December 13 and 20 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
PFS Hosts Sensory Friendly Screening Series
The Philadelphia Film Society is hosting a Sensory Friendly screening series, thoughtfully designed to consider children with developmental and behavioral disabilities. Films are presented in a sensory friendly environment with the lights turned up, sound turned down, and customary social expectations relaxed. Gluten-free snacks are available.
Sister Cities Park
Sister Cities Park, at 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, has something for everyone. Families can explore the Children's Discovery Garden, rent and sail boats in the boat pond, grab a bite to eat at Milk & Honey Cafe or just sit and relax at Sister Cities Fountain and enjoy the picturesque views.
K-8 Public Elementary Schools Map
Center City's public elementary schools present a variety of options for families. According to School District policy, parents living within a particular public elementary school's boundaries can send their children to their neighborhood school by applying at any time.
Arden Theatre Company Presents A Boldly Reimagined Beauty And The Beast For Children, Opening Wednesday, November 26
Roundup: A Guide To The Top Christmas Tree Lighting Celebrations In Neighborhoods Throughout Philadelphia This Holiday Season
The Top 14 Things To Do With Kids During The Holiday Season In Philadelphia
Broadway Philadelphia Continues Its Season With Tony Award-Winning Musical Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, November 25-30
Our Guide To The 95th Annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, Set To Fill The City With Floats, Balloons, Performances And More, On Thursday, November 27
The Holiday Light Show Returns To Shady Brook Farm With Millions Of Lights Throughout The Bucks County Attraction, November 22-January 4
Get A Sneak Peek Of The Updated Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest At A Preview Party, Monday, November 24; Score $3 Off Tickets With Code UWISHUNU
A Very Furry Christmas At Sesame Place Celebrates The Holiday Season With Festive Family-Friendly Shows, Lights And More, November 22-December 31
Book Paper Scissors Celebrates Paper-Based Art At Its Annual Pop-Up Market At The Free Library Of Philadelphia, Saturday, November 22
The Macy’s Christmas Light Show Returns To Macy’s Center City With 100,000 Twinkling Lights, Holiday Sounds From The Wanamaker Grand Organ And More, November 28-December 31
The Comcast Holiday Spectacular Returns For The 2014 Holiday Season On Thanksgiving Day With A Film Experience On One Of The World’s Largest Four-Millimeter LED Screens