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Christmas Village Brings Holiday Spirit to Philadelphia

From Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, Christmas Village in Philadelphia evokes the yuletide spirit of a traditional German Christmas Market, with festive events, holiday entertainment, food, shopping and seasonal delights for Philly locals and traveling visitors of all ages.

An exciting calendar of festivities will be on tap at LOVE Park, (adjacent to Philadelphia City Hall), to get attendees into the Christmas mood throughout the month, in a celebration defined by the event’s motto: “We LOVE Christmas!”

Christmas Village in Philadelphia

Here’s a schedule of activities that visitors will enjoy at Philadelphia’s Christmas Village:

November 28, 2013: Sneak Peek

Stop by the LOVE Park after the Thanksgiving Parade and be the first to see what vendors will be offering, and taste traditional European treats. You can also get your Christmas card photos taken, and children will be able to visit Santa to share their hopes and Christmas wishes.

November 30, 2013: Grand Opening Ceremony

The Grand Opening at LOVE Park with include the traditional prologue by the original Christkind from Nuremberg, Germany, with whom visitors may get a photograph during the traditional walk of the market. Enjoy performances by a wonderful local choir and a rousing marching band. Children will squeal with delight at Christmas gifts they receive from Christkind!

December 4, 2013: Tree Lighting Ceremony

The huge municipal Christmas Tree will be lit in the traditional Tree Lighting Ceremony by Philadelphia’s First Lady, Lisa Nutter!

December 7-8, 2013: German American Weekend

Celebrate German heritage with traditional German dancing and singing on stage. Revel in German entertainment, food and drinks from Germany and much more so much more!

December 14-15, 2013: Army/Navy Weekend

On the day of the big Army/Navy football game, Christmas Village will be offering fans late night shopping, and an opportunity to see the Village at night, lit up with spectacular lights.

Dec 21-22 2013: Fundraiser Weekend

Come out and help raise funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Philadelphia and Susquehanna Valley. Purchase a hanger at the info-booth, write your wish on it and hang it up on our Wish Wall. And don’t miss the stunning balloon release, when children throughout the crowd will be given helium balloons to release all at the same time!

Dec 28 & 29 2013: Review Weekend

After Christmas Day, the market will be open every day with German food & drinks, shopping and ongoing stage & entertainment programs.

For more details about any of these festive holiday activities, visit the Christmas Village in Philadelphia website.

Transportation to Christmas Village in Philadelphia

This year’s event is expected to host some 500,000 attendees – that makes for a LOT of traffic on the streets!

If you’re heading out to enjoy all the seasonal delights available during the holidays in Philadelphia, consider hiring chauffeured transportation to carry you and your companions to all your favorite activities and venues. Not only will you reduce stress and travel in style, you will also have more time to relax and enjoy the company of your family, friends or any special someone you choose to bring along for the ride. Let a professional driver deal with traffic hassles… this is YOUR holiday!

If you haven’t taken an opportunity to check into a chauffeured Philadelphia limousine or sedan lately, you will likely be surprised at just how simple and affordable it can be to make your holidays the most extravagant ever. If you want this season to be extra-special, we’re happy to provide a fast, hassle-free rate quote for luxury transportation… you can request it online by clicking the button below — we’re certain that the response will put some extra cheer into your holiday season!

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Christmas Village Brings Holiday Spirit to Philadelphia

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