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This Week in Philly

this week in philly

The holiday season is in full swing and so are the festive events. Sing karaoke, attend Philly’s biggest holiday concert, celebrate a local restaurant’s 10 year anniversary, and so much more. Tag your events out and about in Philadelphia with #ThisWeekinPhilly.

Monday, December 4

  • Tria Cafe is hosting 90s Night! Travel back in time and fill your ears with classic hits while drinking crisp wine from “back in the day”. Come dressed in your best 90s clothes because the party starts at 12 p.m.
  • Channel your inner Whitney Houston and get ready for Karaoke Night at The Bards! Choose to sing a song written by an Irish artist and earn a free shot. Enjoy drinks with your friends and sing the night away!

Tuesday, December 5

  • The Comcast Holiday Spectacular is a Philly tradition you want to join in on! Get in the festive spirit with Christmas carols, a performance from the Philadelphia Ballet’s The Nutcracker, and much more.
  • It’s the final week to experience the “part-artistic, part-civic engagement exhibition” at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Travel in time and take a look at predictions, made by artists, of what Philly could possibly be in the future.  

Wednesday, December 6

  • Yakitori Boy-Japas* has been in Chinatown for 10 years and they want you to help celebrate! Join in on the karaoke fun while sipping on drink specials. The party starts at 10 p.m and lasts until 2 a.m.  
  • Philly’s annual holiday concert is here! The line up for Q102’s Jingle Ball 2017 features incredible artists like The Chainsmokers, Kesha, Liam Payne, Fall Out Boy, Logic, and so much more. The music begins at 7:30 p.m.    

Thursday, December 7

  • Philly Holiday Festival is presenting Free Museum Day at America’s most historic prison! Spend your day at Eastern State Penitentiary with a detailed tour, interactive experiences, history exhibits, and more all for not cost.  
  • Punch Line Philly is hosting Earthquake! Nathaniel Stroman, famously known as “Earthquake”, is a comedian born in Washington D.C who uses a unique spin on all of his comedy shows. Buy your tickets here.

Friday, December 8

  • Today is the first day of the of the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator & Kat Designs Trunk Show! From 11 a.m to 7 p.m, join the fashion designers on the Main Line for holiday shopping fun.    
  • The most popular holiday broadway show has made it’s way back to the Academy of Music. The Nutcracker is only here for less than a month so grab your tickets now for this Christmas spectacular that’s fun for all!
  • Get your moves ready for New Year’s Eve with this Philly Twerk 1.0 Basics class! From 7:30 p.m to 8:30 p.m break a sweat while learning some new dance styles hosted by The Boss Chick Dance Workout.  

Saturday, December 9

  • DVLF* is hosting the “Best LGBT Fundraiser” of the year, TOY! This dance, cocktail party, and silent auction raises money and awareness to help provide the patients of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) with toys during the holiday season.
  • Running of the Santa’s is back for it’s 20th year! Don’t miss your chance to see over 15 live bands perform, drink specials, and much more. This day long events starts at 10 a.m.
  • The city of Philadelphia is known for it’s beautiful lighting displays including the Parade of Lights. This lighting celebration features a parade of boats decked out in beautiful holiday decorations, interactive festivities, and more!   

Sunday, December 10


*Yakitori Boy and DVLF are clients of Philly PR Girl.