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Special Events for December
Food Truck FRIDAYS – NEW FOR 2014
Fridays, November 28 – December 26, 4 - 8 pm
Daily, December 27 – 31, 4 - 8 pm
Stop by the Square on Friday evenings and enjoy delicious bites from local food trucks.
Food Truck Schedule:
December 5: Wonderland Cakes and Just Jackie's Food Truck
December 12: Sweet Lavender and Jerry's Kitchen
December 19: Luscious Bakery and Just Jackie's Food Truck
December 26: The Grill Cheese and SeouFull Philly Food Truck
December 27: Wonderland Cakes and The Whirly Pig
December 28: Sweet Lavender and Pbon's Fresh Phood Truck
December 29: SeouFull Philly Food Truck and Luscious Bakery
December 30: Wonderland Cakes and The Whirly Pig
December 31: SeouFull Philly Food Truck, Sweet Lavender, Jerry's Kitchen, and The Cow and the Curd
Franklin Square Holiday Market, produced in collaboration with PHAIR
Daily, November 28 – December 23, 4 - 8 pm
The Franklin Square Holiday Market is produced in collaboration with PHAIR, Philadelphia's open-air maker market featuring handmade goods and artisan foods. Over 10 local artists will have individual shopping tents lining the walkways of the Square between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Offerings will include an array of handmade goods and foods crafted by local artisans perfect for holiday shopping.
Franklin Square Holiday Gift Shop
Daily, through December 31, 4 - 8 pm
The perfect spot to warm up, glow with the show, and find holiday gifts.
Ben’s Bites & Brews
Daily, through December 31, 4 - 8 pm
The Barren Hill Brewery Winter Beer Garden will operate Thursdays – Sundays as well as December 26 – 31, 4 - 8 pm
Warm up in between shows with hot chocolate, comfort foods, and a selection of sweet treats in the heated Ben’s Bites and Brews. Relax by the outdoor fire pits and enjoy a variety of local seasonal beers. Old Eagle Tavern presents a Barren Hill Brewery Winter Beer Garden on select days during the Franklin Square Holiday Festival.
Santa SATURDAYS sponsored by Di Bruno Bros.
Milk & Cookies with Santa – NEW FOR 2014
Saturdays, November 29 – December 20, 4 - 5 pm
Enjoy cookies and milk with Santa as he tells some of his favorite stories in the indoor, heated Pavilion. Tickets: $10
Jingle & Mingle with Santa
Saturdays, November 29 – December 20, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Santa returns to Franklin Square to pose for photos and collect wish lists. FREE
Kids’ New Years Eve Countdown
Wednesday, December 31, 3 - 8 pm
Enjoy music and crafts beginning before the Square Drop from atop SquareBurger at 6 pm and Sugar House New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront, viewable from the Square. The indoor Pavilion will host a Kids Dance Party and the park will remain open until 8 pm for the final Electrical Spectacle: A Holiday Light Show. FREE
Seasonal Sounds on SUNDAYS – NEW FOR 2014
Sundays, November 16 – December 28, 4 - 8 pm
Children’s choirs and musical groups sing classic holiday favorites during selected Electrical Spectacle intermissions. More FM Holiday Fun Days will add fun with music, games, and on-air personalities in Franklin Square on December 7, 14, and 21, 5 - 7 pm. FREE. More FM is the official radio partner of the Franklin Square Holiday Festival.
Kids’ Craftivity Hour – NEW FOR 2014
Mondays – Thursdays, November 13 – December 30, 4 - 5 pm
Children can make a variety of holiday-themed crafts to take home. FREE
Lightning Bolt Holiday Express
Saturdays & Sundays, November 15 – December 28, plus December 31, 4:30 - 7:30 pm
All aboard this holiday train ride around the Square! Adults: $5, Children: $4.
PHLASH Holiday Evening Loop
Daily, November 28 – December 28, 6 - 10 pm
Hop on the PHLASH Holiday Evening Loop to quickly and conveniently arrive at the Franklin Square Holiday Festival from other Philadelphia holiday attractions. The Franklin Square stop is on 7th Street, just across the street from the Square. Buses run every 15 minutes. $2 per ride, $5 all day ticket.
Discounted parking ($7.50 after 4 pm Sun - Thurs, $5 after 4 pm Sat - Sun) for Franklin Square is available at the Philadelphia Parking Authority lot under the Independence Visitor Center, with entrances on 5th & 6th Streets between Arch & Market Streets with voucher available at the Franklin Square ticket window.
with music by Michael Sgouros and book and lyrics by Brenda Bell
When: Now thru Dec 30th (calendar)
(use code ptnews for 20% discount)
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by phone 212-352-3101
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