Holidays in Philly

Local gifts, mummers and cheap costumes: How to do the holidays right in Philly

Do you know where you can chop down a Christmas tree near Philly? How ’bout which local bars are serving Mad Elf and where to shop for gifts without breaking the bank? Use this guide to figure out where to shop and what to eat during the holidays in Philly. Bonus: Photos of crazy decorations.

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‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ dance party at The Barbary

Riot Nerd celebrates Halloween's unholy invasion of Christmas with creepy carols, deathly decorations and dastardly drink specials. Costumes — naught and nice — are welcome. 21+

Where: The Barbary at 951 Frankford Ave. 19125

When: December 23, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. to December 24, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $5 cover


Ridge Avenue tree lighting

It's the seventh annual tree lighting on the 2300-block of Ridge Avenue, hosted by Eatible Delights Catering. This community event includes hot meals, a coat giveaway and tons of holiday activities.

Where: Ridge Avenue at 2300 Ridge Ave 19121

When: November 30, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

How much: Free