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This Week in Philly

this week in philly

With the holidays just days away, this week is filled with endless broadway shows, holiday parties, networking events, and so much more. Tag your events out and about in Philadelphia with #ThisWeekinPhilly.

Monday, December 11

  • Have a voice that should be heard? IPresent your talent or just sit back and watch up-and-coming bands at World Cafe Live for Philly Rising Open Mic!
  • Get ready to dance the night away because La NOCHE is at the Kimmel Center! This live concert includes a variety of bands, a dance leader, and much more. The free events begins at 8 p.m.

Tuesday, December 12

Wednesday, December 13

  • Celebrate Chanukah with the one and only Abe Fisher. Guests can look forward to a menu consisting of potato latkes, smoked trout crudo, poulet rouge chicken, apple cider doughnuts, and more.
  • Celebrate the technological advances in the Philadelphia region at the 1st Annual Philly Tech Community Holiday Party. The event will feature a buffet style dinner, live music, and much more.

Thursday, December 14

  • It’s your last chance to catch Quest, a movie surrounding a family who runs a recording studio out of their North Philadelphia home. This eye-opening and hope-filled movie is one you will not want to miss.
  • Spend your evening in Old City for the annual Historic Holiday Nights. Businesses in Old City will be welcoming holiday shoppers while restaurants will offer food and drink specials.

Friday, December 15

  • Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol comes to Philly once again. Don’t miss the chance to see this Christmas classic at the Walnut Street Theatre.
  • There’s no better place to host your holiday party than Yakitori Boy*! Book a private room, enjoy delicious sushi, fun cocktails, and your favorite karaoke songs with your friends.
  • From 5 to 8 p.m., the Barnes Foundation will be hosting a Holiday Pop-Up Market. Attendees will be granted access to the Kiefer Rodin exhibition and be able to shop from a variety of vendors.

Saturday, December 16

  • The 7th Annual Philly Hip-Hop Awards are taking over the Trocadero. With categories such as, “Best Rapper – Female”, “Best Rapper – Male”, and countless more, the Hip-Hop awards are more competitive than ever!
  • Matisyahu is stopping by the Theatre of Living Arts (TLA). Jam out to hit songs, “Sunshine”, “King Without A Crown”, and much more. The music starts at 9 p.m.

Sunday, December 17

  • The Blue Cross Riverrink is hosting 12 Days Of Christmas Movies! Ice skate with the family or a date, then warm up with some hot chocolate while watching “This Christmas.” The film starts rolling at 8 p.m.
  • It’s the last day for “The Glorious Sound of Christmas by The Philadelphia Orchestra at the Kimmel Center.


* Yakitori Boy is a client of Philly PR Girl.