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The Christmas Light Show at Macy’s Center City is an annual, old school Philly tradition that has kept the floors of Macy’s in the historic Wanamaker Building filled with spectators since 1955. Using over 100,000 LED lights and the sounds of the legendary Wanamaker organ in the heart of the older Wanamaker’s building, the Grand Court atrium lights up with holiday stories and songs told through lights, music and narration.
And, take your kids through Dickens Village after the light show. For over 20 years, the third floor of Macy’s is transformed into “Dickens Village” for the holiday season. The 6,000-square-foot Village brings Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol to life with more than 100 fully animated figures reenacting 26 of the story’s most memorable moments.
Insider tip: This is free.
November 25 - December 31, 2011
Every hour on the hour
1300 Market Street (Macy’s Grand Court)
Friday, November 25 – Friday, December 23
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 24
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Christmas Day: Closed
Monday, December 26 – Friday, December 30
10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 31
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life Tour When: Wednesday, October 7, 8 p.m. Where: Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S Broad Street Cost: TBA More Info: Purchase tickets online here. Yes, Philly, it's true. Music legend Stevie Wonder popped up in Philadelphia to play a free show at…
Audra McDonald When: Wednesday, October 7, 8 p.m. Where: Merriam Theater, 250 S Broad Street Cost: $49-$79 More Info: kimmelcenter.org Philly, another awesome show is about to hit the Avenue of the Arts! That's right, the legendary, show-stopping Broadway vocalist Audra McDonald is coming to town next for a…
Joey Bada$$ When: Sunday, October 11, 8 p.m. Where: Theater of Living Arts, 334 South Street Cost: $26 More Info: Click Here The hard hitting, lyrical emcee Joey Bada$$ is making a tour stop here in Philly at the Theater of Living Arts (The TLA) on Sunday, Oct. 11.…
The Love ‘N Soul Experience When: Thursday, October 22, Where: Theater of Living Arts, 334 South Street Cost: $27 More Info: Click here. Soul-singers Leela James and Raheem Devaughn are teaming up to co-headline an exciting U.S. tour. The Love ‘N Soul Experience is coming to Philly’s ever buzzing…