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5 Unique Winter Events in Philadelphia

Posted by Anastasia Karkacheva on

No matter the season, the excitement never stops in Philadelphia and this is true even during winter. Instead of staying home feeling cold and trying to keep warm at a fire pit, come out and feel the heat from the events Philadelphia has to offer.

But anything worth doing is worth doing well, so here are 5 unique winter events in Philadelphia.

The Blue Cross River Rink Winterfest

The Blue Cross River Rink Winterfest is an annual event that holds every winter in Philadelphia. Ice skating lovers shouldn’t miss this event for anything because it provides a world-class skating rink.

Apart from that, the seasonal winter park includes a fairy-tale winter landscape, arcades, a seating area that have fire pits to keep you warm at all times. It also includes a winter lodge that serves exquisite food and beverages from Garces and Chickie's and Pete's. If you are looking for a place to have fun with your family then this is the jackpot.

The Philadelphia Auto Show

Fast cars? Classic cars? They are all showcased at the Philadelphia Auto Show. Live an experience like never before. Get up close to the vehicle of your dreams at this 9-day annual vehicle show. At the Auto show, guests are allowed to hop into many of the vehicles on display.

Sometimes, they are even given the opportunity to test drive a few of the vehicles. Also, the event provides live musical performances and celebrity guest meet-ups. This event is for any car enthusiast, young or old, who want to make some of their dreams come true.

Mummer Parade

Get ready to experience a show like never before at the Mummer Parade. This occurs annually on the 1st of January and attracts up to 10,000 men, women and children who come out in bright, beautiful, and colourful costumes. There are various performers throughout, although there are special performances in some designated areas.

The parade starts at City Hall and continues south to Washington Avenue. The final performance takes place at the Pennsylvania Convention Centre.

Philly Cooks at 2300 Arena

The Philly cooks at 2300 Arena is an evening event that displays mouth-watering food for guests. Dishes from 50 of the best restaurants are chosen by the Philadelphia magazine editors which allows food lovers to express themselves to the fullest and experience the best of Philadelphia. 

Big Philly Beerfest

Nothing stops these guys from enjoying a good buzz come rain, come shine yearly. The Philly craft Beer festival brings over 50 national craft breweries from all over the city to serve you the best beer you have ever tasted. This event is held indoors and outdoors in tents. Please note that children are not permitted into this event. So, if you are looking to enjoy some of the best beers that Philadelphia has to offer, then this is the event for you.

Even though Winter is cold, Philadelphia offers a variety of events to keep your blood flowing so you’re  always warm and excited! Don’t miss a moment of fun this winter in Philadelphia, and save the dates of these winter events 

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