We are excited to announce "A Very Philly Christmas" as our theme for this year's holiday season. Come and visit us in December as we celebrate the music, flavors, and people of our beautiful city in some of its most glorious dwellings. 

You can find all the details about this year's program at holidaysinthepark.com.

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"Sounds of the Season", Saturday, December 3rd

Join us as the houses are filled with the gorgeous sounds of some of the city's best music organizations such as Opera Philadelphia, Jazz Clef Club, Black Pearl Chamber, and more. Sponsored by WRTI.

"Family Day", Sunday, December 4th

Bring your favorite youngster or two and enjoy programming from Please Touch Museum, Smith Playground, Spiral Q Puppet Theater, the Franklin Institute as well as visit from Santa himself!

"Neighbor's Day", Saturday, December 10th

Join us as the houses showcase the many talents of the people who live near and around Fairmount Park.

"Flavors of the Season", Sunday, December 11th

Visit the houses and enjoy samples of holiday treats from Shane Confectionary, Giambri's Quality Sweets, Yard's Brewery, Sweetzel's Bakery, Whole Foods along with a very special appearance by Emmy Award winning TV host and chef Walter Staib from City Tavern!

"December Open House"

Visitors are welcome to stop by the historic houses throughout December and enjoy all the wonderful decorations inspired by "A Very Philly Christmas". Operating hours and schedules vary. Please check holidaysinthepark.com/events for all the holiday happenings at the houses this December.


Tickets can be purchased for our 4 special events, "Sounds of the Season", "Family Day", "Neighbor's Day", and "Flavors of the Season" at holidaysinthepark.com.  

group tours

For tour operators and others interested in group tours for this upcoming holiday season, please contact the Philadelphia Museum of Art at 215-684-7863 or www.philamuseum.org/groupvisits.