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    Published: November 26, 2019 
    • Photos by Jeff Fusco for Historic PhiladelphiaInc.

    Treat your little ones to the magic of the holiday season this year!


    There's no shortage of family-friendly holiday events in the city this season. From brunch with Santa to spending the holidays at LEGOLAND, it's going to be near impossible to keep your family from feeling the holiday spirit!


    Let us know what you and your family are doing this holiday season on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @Phillyfunguide!

    Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol


    The time-honored tale of a greedy man who learns to be more generous through a visit from the three spirits of Christmas comes to Lantern Theater Company for a holiday run! Save money on this and many other holiday events with our Holiday Promotion made possible by PNC Arts Alive!

    Holiday Bricktacular at LEGOLAND


    What better place to get into the holiday spirit than at Philly's LEGOLAND Discovery Center?! Through December 31, you can don your best ugly Christmas Sweater and head to the Discovery Center in Plymouth Meeting for their Holiday Bricktacular. LEGO lovers of all ages will have a chance to meet LEGO Santa, participate in holiday-themed build activities and even take part in a special North Pole Workshop.

    Morris Arboretum's Holiday Garden Railway


    Head to the Morris Arboretum through December 31 for their annual, beloved holiday spectacular. Perfect for wonderstruck little ones, train enthusiasts and the big kid in all of us.

    Franklin Square Holiday Festival


    No one quite does a light spectacle like Franklin Square, from the Chinese Lantern Festival in the summertime to the holiday season, this historic landmark always brings the magic. Its annual Holiday Festival is no exception as their Electrical Spectacle Light Show presented by PECO will blow you away! Other activities include Santa Saturdays, Seasonal Sounds on Sundays the Lightning Bolt Holiday Express train and the famed Franklin Square carousel.

    Check out these great family-friendly holiday events in the Philadelphia Area!

    Conversations with Santa
    Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion
    December 5th, 2020

    Find more fun holiday events on our PNC Arts Alive Holiday Spectacular page and sign up for Funsavers to get 1/2-price tickets for more great events in Philly!

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