Held annually to mark the start of the holiday season, Rittenhouse Square's annual tree lighting officially welcomes this special time of year. Locals, visitors, area employees, and even just fans of... Read More
Held annually to mark the start of the holiday season, Rittenhouse Square's annual tree lighting officially welcomes this special time of year. Locals, visitors, area employees, and even just fans of the holidays all gather at this well-known and lovely center of entertainment and activity to partake in the tree-lighting. This event is perfect for families and friends alike, who can also share a hot chocolate, enjoy Christmas carols or visit with Santa. The tree remains lit throughout the holidays as a magical, illuminated sign of the season. There is also a giant menorah that will be lit in the square at the start of Hannukah to further beautify this lovely park.
18th and Walnut Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19103
- Holiday Attractions: "Make an evening of this event with dinner at any of the nearby restaurants, shopping or a drink at one of the local bars."
- Best for Holiday Attractions Because: A fun event in one of the most attractive and active squares in the city, this annual tradition is family-friendly and nice for small groups.
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