Philadelphia Small-Group Holiday Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    1pm or 5pm
  • Departure Details :
    1400 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
  • Return Details :
    Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Soak up the festive energy that infuses Philadelphias city streets, shopping districts and parks during the holiday season. Youll revel in the celebratory atmosphere on this 3-hour walking tour of downtown, aka Center City. Listen to a performance by one of the largest organs in the world, explore vibrant Reading terminal market and Rittenhouse Square, see a holiday show via a skyscrapers LED-screen, and enjoy free time at Love Parks annual outdoor Christmas village. Numbers are limited to 12 for a small-group experience with an informative guide.

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Meet your guide at City Hall, the cultural and geographic heart of central Philadelphia, and begin your holiday walking tour of downtown, also known as Center City.

At nearby Dilworth park, watch ice skaters glide against the backdrop of City Hall before continuing on to the Reading Terminal, a US National Historic Landmark. Downstairs, explore the dynamic Reading terminal market, where you can grab a bite to eat (own expense) and smell the aromas of cuisines from around the world. Here, admire an impressive model train set displayed for the holiday season.

Head east to the Wanamaker Building, which hosts a seasonal light and sound show featuring one of the world's largest pipe organs. After the concert, follow your guide to one of Philly's biggest shopping and restaurant districts. Snap photos of the eye-catching window displays as you stroll the neighborhood buzzing with holiday shoppers.

Your Philadelphia city tour continues to Rittenhouse Square to see the towering Christmas tree and view the church where a favorite Christmas carol was written and first performed. Then, youre treated to a holiday show spectacular from the massive LED TV screen inside the Comcast Center. From here, walk toward Ben Franklin Parkway with views of Logan square, Sister cities park, and the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paula Christmas destination for many Catholics in the Philadelphia area.

Your tour concludes at Love park, where you can experience one of Philly's fastest-growing traditions. Visit a traditional outdoor Christmas village, and enjoy the winter wonderland as you bask in the holiday spirit. You may be tempted by the numerous street food vendors, or continue shopping and exploring the city on your own.


Small-group walking tour

Local guide



Food and drinks

Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes are recommended

There are times when certain sites close and we can't visit.  We will attempt to give you this information at the start of the tour where possible. Please note that the Christmas village will be closed the week of December 26 to December 31.

Maximum group size is 12, but we can add another guide if the group exceeds this number.

This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select child above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if youll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.

Traveler Reviews

  • 17-Aug-2017

    excellent tour so much factor for the kids

  • 16-Aug-2017

    Saw places in Philly didn't know existed. Would recommend highly.

  • 14-Aug-2017

    This was a fantastic way for my Granddaughter and I to learn about the city of Brotherly Love. Our guide was knowledgeable and friendly. He kept our group entertained not only with the history of the city but also with his many jokes. What a great experience. I would definitely recommend this one.