The City of Brotherly Love sparkles and delights.
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 at Independence Visitor Center for personalized service from expert staff who can help curate your holiday experience wish list.
We're open with extended hours and free, festive programming so you can focus on making magical moments and memories.
Our multilingual staff provides expert tips to ensure your stay is unforgettable. After starting here, you'll know why National Geographic named Philadelphia the top U.S. city to visit in 2020.
In our dedication to provide an exceptional welcome experience for every visitor, Independence Visitor Center will be open on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., and offer extended hours from Dec. 26 - 30, 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Save the Date:
HERSHEY'S at Holiday Tree Lighting
Meet HERSHEY'S mascot as a featured guest at Philadelphia's Official Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, and receive a coupon to try out the goodies at HERSHEY'S Kitchens café located inside Independence Visitor Center. Wednesday, December 4, 5 - 7 p.m.