Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Dec. 4

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Dec. 4

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!


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East Passyunk Holiday Tree Lighting

Singing Fountain

11th St & Passyunk Ave
Philadelphia, Pa.

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5 – 7 p.m., pay as you go

Carolers, Santa, free food and holiday cupcakes are just some of the offerings at East Passyunk’s annual tree lighting at the iconic Singing Fountain. Following the tree lighting, head down to the Mifflin Triangle for free treats from Ms. Goody Cupcake, visits with Santa and holiday music. Many area shops and restaurants will be staying open late and offering special deals, too.

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Yuletide Cheers & Beers Tippler’s Tour

Historic Philadelphia Center

6th & Chestnut Sts
Philadelphia, Pa.

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5:30 p.m.; $40 for adults and $35 for students, seniors and members of the military

Raise a glass to the Founding Fathers this holiday season during these fun, interactive tours of the city’s most historic watering holes. They’re even led by an authentic Red Coat soldier, who will regale audiences with tales of yuletides past. Cheers!

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The African American Museum in Philadelphia

701 Arch St
Philadelphia, Pa.

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7 – 9 p.m., $25

Indulge in some guilt-free holiday gift-making at this program, where guests will get to chat and mingle while creating presents from reclaimed and recycled materials. The event is inspired by the museum’s ongoing Steven Hayes exhibit, which consists of sculptures inspired by The Brooks slave ship.

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