Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.
Head to the Delaware River Waterfront for the annual Parade of Lights, a lighting celebration unlike any other in the city. This boat parade features both pleasure boats and working vessels decked out in fabulous decorations and lights. Before the parade, head to the Independence Seaport Museum, which is hosting the parade, for holiday activities and festivities. (Tip: The best view for the parade is from the second floor balcony of the museum.)
Christmas Tree Lighting at M Restaurant at the Morris House Hotel
Saturday, December 10, 2016 from noon-9 p.m.
This holiday season, 10 trees in the courtyard garden of the M Restaurant and The Morris House Hotel will be lavishly decorated, and the hotel will be decked out to look like a set from a Dickens book for the holiday season. Swing by on December 10 to visit Santa Claus, meet adoptable puppies from the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society and try some food and drink specials.