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  • Brunch With Santa

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    9:00 am EST

    Elmwood Park Zoo

    Brunch With Santa

    Elmwood Park Zoo

    Brunch With Santa
    Celebrate the holidays by enjoying brunch with Santa at Elmwood Park Zoo! Enjoy a delicious breakfast or lunch buffet, make holiday crafts, and meet one of our education animals. Share your holiday wishes with Santa, take photos with him, and enjoy exploring the zoo. There are four brunch sessions each day: 9:00AM, 10:30AM, 12:00PM, and 1:30PM.

  • Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights

    Today

    9:30 AM EST

    National Constitution Center

    Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights

    National Constitution Center

    Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights
    Experience America’s founding documents up close. The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and a reproduction of one of the 12 surviving copies of the Bill of Rights in the George H.W. Bush Gallery.

  • Santa's Polar Bear Express

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    10:00 AM EST

    The Colebrookdale Railroad

    Santa's Polar Bear Express

    The Colebrookdale Railroad

    Santa's Polar Bear Express
    Join Santa on a magical adventure into Christmas past on one of the most beautiful train journeys in the United States. Sip complimentary hot cocoa or enjoy Christmas cookies and, on some trains, sing favorite carols as the Secret Valley passes by your window. Santa brings a gift for every child, and every child has an opportunity to give their Christmas letter to him (crayons are provided) The Victorian charm of the heated coaches makes Christmas memories to last a lifetime. 

  • Holiday Toy Drive

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    10:00 am EST

    Eastern State Penitentiary

    Holiday Toy Drive

    Eastern State Penitentiary

    Holiday Toy Drive
    Eastern State Penitentiary partners with local organizations to collect gifts for children with incarcerated parents. From November 29 through December 22, any Eastern State visitor who donates a new toy or children's book, in its original packaging (but please no gift wrap), will be granted a second admission free of charge. Please feel free to donate new toys or children's books at Eastern State during public hours, even if you're not planning to take a tour.

  • Santa's Polar Bear Express

    Today

    1:00 PM EST

    The Colebrookdale Railroad

    Santa's Polar Bear Express

    The Colebrookdale Railroad

    Santa's Polar Bear Express
    Join Santa on a magical adventure into Christmas past on one of the most beautiful train journeys in the United States. Sip complimentary hot cocoa or enjoy Christmas cookies and, on some trains, sing favorite carols as the Secret Valley passes by your window. Santa brings a gift for every child, and every child has an opportunity to give their Christmas letter to him (crayons are provided) The Victorian charm of the heated coaches makes Christmas memories to last a lifetime. 

  • Santa's Polar Bear Express

    Today

    4:00 PM EST

    The Colebrookdale Railroad

    Santa's Polar Bear Express

    The Colebrookdale Railroad

    Santa's Polar Bear Express
    Join Santa on a magical adventure into Christmas past on one of the most beautiful train journeys in the United States. Sip complimentary hot cocoa or enjoy Christmas cookies and, on some trains, sing favorite carols as the Secret Valley passes by your window. Santa brings a gift for every child, and every child has an opportunity to give their Christmas letter to him (crayons are provided) The Victorian charm of the heated coaches makes Christmas memories to last a lifetime. 

  • Wild Lights

    Today

    5:00 pm EST

    Elmwood Park Zoo

    Wild Lights

    Elmwood Park Zoo

    Wild Lights
    Celebrate the holiday season with Wild Lights at Elmwood Park Zoo. We’re flipping the switch on millions of lights that will shine throughout the zoo’s entire 16 acres. Take a stroll through Snowflake Central and be dazzled by Rainbow Runway. Catch a video show in the giraffe yard, and marvel at the custom decorations in the Wonder Way Christmas Tree exhibit before making your way to Santa's Workshop for photos with the big man himself.

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About The Area

Welcome to Philadelphia - the cradle of liberty and the City of Brotherly Love. You'll find no shortage of fun things to do in this city - from the historic to the modern.

Philly is a sports fanatic's dream an...MORE

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  • Brunch With Santa

    Today

    9:00 am EST

    Elmwood Park Zoo

    Brunch With Santa

    Elmwood Park Zoo

    Brunch With Santa
    Celebrate the holidays by enjoying brunch with Santa at Elmwood Park Zoo! Enjoy a delicious breakfast or lunch buffet, make holiday crafts, and meet one of our education animals. Share your holiday wishes with Santa, take photos with him, and enjoy exploring the zoo. There are four brunch sessions each day: 9:00AM, 10:30AM, 12:00PM, and 1:30PM.

  • Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights

    Today

    9:30 AM EST

    National Constitution Center

    Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights

    National Constitution Center

    Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights
    Experience America’s founding documents up close. The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and a reproduction of one of the 12 surviving copies of the Bill of Rights in the George H.W. Bush Gallery.

  • Santa's Polar Bear Express

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    The Colebrookdale Railroad

    Santa's Polar Bear Express

    The Colebrookdale Railroad

    Santa's Polar Bear Express
    Join Santa on a magical adventure into Christmas past on one of the most beautiful train journeys in the United States. Sip complimentary hot cocoa or enjoy Christmas cookies and, on some trains, sing favorite carols as the Secret Valley passes by your window. Santa brings a gift for every child, and every child has an opportunity to give their Christmas letter to him (crayons are provided) The Victorian charm of the heated coaches makes Christmas memories to last a lifetime. 

  • Holiday Toy Drive

    Today

    10:00 am EST

    Eastern State Penitentiary

    Holiday Toy Drive

    Eastern State Penitentiary

    Holiday Toy Drive
    Eastern State Penitentiary partners with local organizations to collect gifts for children with incarcerated parents. From November 29 through December 22, any Eastern State visitor who donates a new toy or children's book, in its original packaging (but please no gift wrap), will be granted a second admission free of charge. Please feel free to donate new toys or children's books at Eastern State during public hours, even if you're not planning to take a tour.

  • Santa's Polar Bear Express

    Today

    1:00 PM EST

    The Colebrookdale Railroad

    Santa's Polar Bear Express

    The Colebrookdale Railroad

    Santa's Polar Bear Express
    Join Santa on a magical adventure into Christmas past on one of the most beautiful train journeys in the United States. Sip complimentary hot cocoa or enjoy Christmas cookies and, on some trains, sing favorite carols as the Secret Valley passes by your window. Santa brings a gift for every child, and every child has an opportunity to give their Christmas letter to him (crayons are provided) The Victorian charm of the heated coaches makes Christmas memories to last a lifetime. 

  • Santa's Polar Bear Express

    Today

    4:00 PM EST

    The Colebrookdale Railroad

    Santa's Polar Bear Express

    The Colebrookdale Railroad

    Santa's Polar Bear Express
    Join Santa on a magical adventure into Christmas past on one of the most beautiful train journeys in the United States. Sip complimentary hot cocoa or enjoy Christmas cookies and, on some trains, sing favorite carols as the Secret Valley passes by your window. Santa brings a gift for every child, and every child has an opportunity to give their Christmas letter to him (crayons are provided) The Victorian charm of the heated coaches makes Christmas memories to last a lifetime. 

  • Wild Lights

    Today

    5:00 pm EST

    Elmwood Park Zoo

    Wild Lights

    Elmwood Park Zoo

    Wild Lights
    Celebrate the holiday season with Wild Lights at Elmwood Park Zoo. We’re flipping the switch on millions of lights that will shine throughout the zoo’s entire 16 acres. Take a stroll through Snowflake Central and be dazzled by Rainbow Runway. Catch a video show in the giraffe yard, and marvel at the custom decorations in the Wonder Way Christmas Tree exhibit before making your way to Santa's Workshop for photos with the big man himself.

Show more

About The Area

Welcome to Philadelphia - the cradle of liberty and the City of Brotherly Love. You'll find no shortage of fun things to do in this city - from the historic to the modern.

Philly is a sports fanatic's dream and a foodie's paradise. With several teams like the 76'ers, Phillies, Eagles, and Flyers creating a lot of action, you can easily catch a game no matter the season. After you've been athletically inspired, head to the Rocky Statue and run the stairs like Stallone (and every other tourist there).

Philadelphia isn't just a sports town, there's plenty of arts and culture. From art museums to eclectic neighborhoods like South Street and Society Hill, you'll get your fill of the creative. For family fun, be sure to bring the kids to the Please Touch Museum and the Philadelphia Zoo. Afterwards, don't forget to stop and eat one of the famous cheesesteaks.

Adventurers and history buffs will jump at the chance to take a guided tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, which housed the infamous “Scarface” Al Capone. Or there’s the Grim Philly Twilight Tours, which reveal the more provocative side of the City of Brotherly Love.

WHAT'S NEARBY?

Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh

Other States & Provinces: Pennsylvania

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