Boathouse Row will light up for Kwanzaa for the first time ever. MLK Drive will be closed to traffic between Eakins Oval and Sweet Briar Drive at 5 p.m., and a drum line procession from Paine’s Park to the Fish Ladder will begin soon after.
Where: Boathouse Row at Fairmount Fish Ladder, Schuylkill River Trail, 19131
When: December 26, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
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What better way to celebrate the Festival of Lights than to light up Boathouse Row? The iconic houses will glow white and blue in the shape of a menorah from Dec. 12 - Dec. 19, and the week begins with traditional songs and prayers at the Fairmount Fish Ladder.
Where: Boathouse Row at 1 Boathouse Row, 19130
When: December 12, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.
How much: Free