The best trips of the season start at the Independence Visitor Center.
Celebrate the holidays in Philadelphia, with outdoor ice skating, multi-media light and music shows, pop-up holiday shopping districts, and more.
Start your season with the Independence Visitor Center Corporation for personalized service from expert staff who can help curate your holiday experience wish list.
Our friendly staff provide free, personalized service and helpful information in a safe, clean, and sanitized environment -- so you can focus on making magical moments and memories.
In our dedication to provide an exceptional welcome experience for every visitor, Independence Visitor Center will be open for holiday hours on Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Our friendly staff provides expert tips to ensure your stay is unforgettable. After starting here, you'll know why The Wall Street Journal called Philadelphia a "historic heavyweight of a city and booming cultural and culinary destination" in 2021.
Convenient, onsite parking is available for visitors who start at the Visitor Center. The AutoPark at Independence Mall is a 24-hour, fully enclosed parking garage operated by the Philadelphia Parking Authority. Entrances are located on both 5th and 6th Streets, between Market and Arch Streets.
Looking for a hotel deal when you visit Philadelphia? The Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package is a great way to save when you stay over, available year-round with different perks included seasonally.
Learn more and find participating hotels: VisitPhilly.com/PackageHotels
Since 2003, the Liberty Bell has been on display in a structure located on Independence Mall, called the Liberty Bell Center. No timed tickets are required to visit the Bell, but a security check is required for entry.