Very Eric Carle Exhibit

Please Touch Museum

Dec 7, 2019 - Jan 12, 2020

Dive into the pages of some of your favorite childhood books at the Very Eric Carle exhibit, which encourages children to become immersed in the world of the children's book author and illustrator's quintet of Very books, including the Very Hungry Caterpillar. Activities allow visitors to explore the books' themes of hope, hard work, persistence and friendship.

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!Visitors receive “passports” with itineraries that encourage guests to discover holiday traditions, such as Diwali, the Dragon-Boat Festival, and Eid-al-Fitr and Ramadan. Special holiday performances will fill the Rotunda with music. Create a craft as a gift, participate in Indian dance and sari-wrapping, design your own Rangoli or Arabic calligraphy, and enjoy hot chocolate and...

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Enchanted Winter Day

Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library

Dec 7, 2019

Activities include: Crafts: Kids can make their own ornament and gift wrap. Adult How-Tos: Christmas Tree ID – Learn about the different types of Christmas trees, which ones are best for what environments, how to care for them, and more. Holiday Plant ID and Care – Learn about the types of plants that are often given as holiday gifts (poinsettia,...

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Gardening with Children

Linvilla Orchards

Dec 7, 2019

Conifers are also known as the Cone Makers. December seems to be abundant with evergreens. Miss Marcia will teach kids about these hardy plants and then lead a craft. 

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Yuletide Tours

Historic Strawberry Mansion

Dec 7, 2019 - Dec 22, 2019

Make visiting the Historic Strawberry Mansion, Fairmount Park’s largest historic house, part of your holiday tradition. The Porch Club of Riverton and the Garden Club of Philadelphia and Vicinity will transform the first floor of Historic Strawberry Mansion into a stunning Winter Wonderland. This year’s theme, “Make a Joyful Noise,” is inspired by songs like Let it Snow,...

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Holiday Bricktacular

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia

Dec 7, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019

The ultimate indoor LEGO playground is transforming into a winter wonderland complete with themed workshops, magical LEGO creations and a LEGO Santa.   Festivities include: A Winter Wonderful MINILAND: A LEGO replica of Philadelphia transformed into a winter wonderland. Enjoy a scavenger hunt to spot the new wintery wonders ...

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A Very Furry Christmas

Sesame Place

Dec 7, 2019 - Jan 1, 2020

The park is transformed into a Christmas wonderland with millions of lights and decorations.  Make memories at the Merry Marketplace, located in Oscar’s Wacky Taxi courtyard. Enjoy specialty hot chocolate and kettle corn, as you browse gifts and holiday items.  At the center of the1-2-3 Christmas Treeshow is a 30-foot fully illuminated pixel-based tree that will...

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Candytopia

Fashion District Philadelphia

Dec 7, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020

Interactive art installation celebrates the vibrant colors and flavors of favorite sugary delights across over a dozen environments, from flying unicorn pigs to a marshmallow tsunami. More than one dozen rooms have larger-than-life interactive art installations and full sensory experiences

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Nutcracker Sweets: A Swinging Sugarplum Treat

Fugett Middle School

Dec 7, 2019

Join the Sugar Plum Fairy on her journey to the Land of the Sweets in this fresh take on the Nutcracker. Featuring Ballet 180 School students alongside professional dancers, the show blends a variety of dance into an entertaining mix of everything from classical ballet to tap dancing soldiers and hip hopping tea dancers. Tickets sold at the door on the day of the show are an additional $3...

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