Philly for the Holidays

Philly for the Holidays

The Holiday Season is a cause to celebrate in Philadelphia; whether you are local to the area or visiting, there are plenty of attractions to put you in the holiday spirit. While AKA will provide a restful night's sleep and convenient amenities, the city of Philadelphia and its many events will bring seasonal cheer. 

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Winter at Dilworth Park

From November to March, Dilworth Park is buzzing with excitement. Enjoy a picturesque and whimsical outdoor experience at Wintergarden, glide with style at the Rothman Orthopedics Ice Rink, and complete your holiday shopping with the Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market.


LumiNature at the Philadelphia Zoo

Visit the Philadelphia Zoo for LumiNature, a magical journey through 14 illuminated areas. With more than a million twinkling lights, LumiNature is sure to be an enjoyable experience for the whole family. Alongside the colorful attractions, guests can appreciate delicious treats, including hot chocolate, alcoholic beverages, s'mores, and more.

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The Christmas Village

Modeled after the traditional Christmas Markets seen throughout Germany, the Christmas Village features a variety of international gifts. Vendors offer jewelry, high-quality arts and crafts, ornaments, and classic European fare. You won't be able to miss the village, which is conveniently located in LOVE park and elicits the smells of waffles, bratwurst, gingerbread, and mulled wine.

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The Comcast Holiday Spectacular

Beginning on Thanksgiving Day, The Universal Sphere presents a remarkable experience that includes a family-friendly show featuring classic holiday songs and performances by the Pennsylvania Ballet. Including additional accessibility features for the visually impaired, the Comcast Holiday Spectacular guarantees a sensory-inclusive experience for all.

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Winter in Franklin Square

The Electrical Spectacle Light Show will dazzle the evenings this winter in Franklin Square from November 16th - February 26th. During the day, play Chilly Philly Mini Golf and putt your way through 18 holes, prompting a joyful experience. After a round or two, be ready for warm food and drinks, which you can enjoy at the outdoor fire pits throughout the Square.