PHILADELPHIA— The City of Philadelphia today released the road closures and parking restrictions associated with the 2021 6abc presents: City of Philadelphia Tree Lighting Celebration, in partnership with Bank of America, held on Thursday, December 2, and the all new VISIT PHILADELPHIA® Holiday Parade taking place Saturday, December 4.
Event Activities & Information
The City will kick off the most wonderful time of the year with an in-person tree lighting ceremony on Thursday, December 2 at 7 p.m. on the northside of City Hall. Guests are encouraged to come as early as 5 p.m. for free giveaways. The ceremony will also be broadcast live exclusively on 6abc. More details on the tree lighting ceremony can be found online.
The holiday programming continues Saturday, December 4 with the first VISIT PHILADELPHIA® Holiday Parade celebrating all winter holidays – Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and the Chinese New Year. The parade will kick off at 5 p.m. at 2nd and Market Streets and end at City Hall. Parade-goers are encouraged to enjoy the parade all along the Market Street route. More details on the parade programming can be found online.