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Christmas Village Philadelphia, from 25 November to 24 December 2021

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WHERE: Philadelphia, United States
WHEN: from 25 November to 24 December 2021

The German tradition, lives in Philadelphia with the Christmas Village.
For several years now, three Philadelphia and Nuremberg have established a deep bond. Visiting the Christmas Village, the German imprint of the Christkindlmarkt is evident.

Philadelphia Christmas is modeled on traditional German and European markets. You can walk among the more than 80 stands, among sparkling lights and a riot of colors, scents and flavors. It is Bavarian and German gastronomy that is the master but there are also typical products from every corner of Europe.
Waffle. Gingerbread. Bockwurst. And mulled wine to warm up your evenings.
And, of course, there will be no lack of articles and craft objects, ornaments, jewels …

The setting is that of the beautiful Love Park, completely renovated. The context, really fascinating and suggestive. It starts, as usual, Thanksgiving Day to end on Christmas Eve.

Christmas Village Philadelphia

Photo ©, Kevin Burkett

PRACTICAL INFO

HOW TO GET TO THE CHRISTMAS VILLAGE

Love Park is located in the city center, not far from the Philadelphia International Airport. From Terminal A, with Airport Line 438, get off at the Suburban Station stop. In a few minutes you reach the Park, home of the Christmas Village.

On the subway, you can use the Frankford Line, and Broad Street Line.
The bus station is located near N 15th Street and John F Kennedy blvd; the area will serve from lines 17, 27, 31, 32, 33, 38, 44, 48, 62, 121, 124, 125 and C.

From this link, the practical guide for getting around Philly by public transport.

CHRISTMAS MARKETS

Inside the Love Park, about 80 stands are set up with food and wine products, handicrafts, precious objects, decorations and much more.
It officially starts on Thursday 25 November, on the occasion of Thanksgiving Day, from 11:00 to 17:00.
The markets are open every day, from Sunday to Thursday from 11:00 to 19:00; Friday and Saturday, from 11:00 to 20:00.
On 24/12, from 09:00 to 17:00.

EVENTS

Not just markets, at the Christmas Village. Throughout the period, there will be lots of events and activities scheduled, from November 24th to December 24th 2019.
During the weekend of 18 and 19 November, however, there will be a small appetizer of the Christmas Village.
Special events are scheduled every weekend in December.
Every Wednesday, from 16:00 to 18:00, it’s time for a HoHo Happy Hour. Mulled wine and two delicious Bratwursts at the German Grill.
Every Tuesday and Thursday in December, from 17:00 to 19:00, wine tastings and tasty dishes, in a welcoming atmosphere.



CHILDREN

As per tradition, there will be plenty of activities dedicated to children. Every Wednesday, at 11:00, appointment with readings and Christmas stories.
December 06 is the day dedicated to San Nikolaus who, at 16:15, will return the special boot full of sweets to each child who has requested it. But be careful: the children who have made the bad guys could receive burning coal !!!

What party would be without Santa? To the delight of the little ones, at the Christmas Village there will also be the Santa House, with Santa Claus in the flesh, ready to give smiles and take pictures with your children.
From 08 to 24 December Santa House will be open every day, from Monday to Thursday, from 12:00 to 19:00; Friday and Saturday, from 11:00 to 20:00; Sunday, from 11:00 to 19:00

WHERE TO SLEEP

Not far from Love Park, you will find numerous proposals to suit all budgets and needs.
A few steps from the Park, in the center, it truly represents the top for value for money. Windsor Suites Philadelphia is a hotel with only suites, all spacious and equipped with a fully equipped kitchen. There is also a 24-hour gym and restaurant service.
Windsor Suites Philadelphia apartments feature a flat-screen cable TV, free WiFi, 2 bottles of water per night, a dining area, a seating area with a desk, and a fully equipped kitchen with a stove, fridge and dishwasher. Info and reservations from this link.

All the contents are purely indicative. Before taking part in the event, please consult the official website. Timetables and program can be modified according to the current regulations on COVID-19 in United States. We also remind you to inquire in advance about the mandatory nature of the Green Pass.

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