a very Philly christmas 2017

save the date!

Join Cedar Grove, Laurel Hill Mansion, Lemon Hill Mansion, Historic Strawberry Mansion and Woodford as we celebrate Philadelphia this holiday season!

SOUNDS OF THE SEASON, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 10AM-4PM  

The historic houses showcase some of the best regarded music organizations in Philadelphia including the Clef Club of Jazz and the Performing Arts, the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, and more. Each of the 5 houses will host a premier Philadelphia musical organization as well as some of the most talented Philadelphia area student musicians.

FAMILY DAY, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3, 10AM-4PM

Bring your favorite young one(s) for a day of fun and frolic! Lemon Hill Mansion welcomes you for a picture perfect visit with Santa and fun children activities. Stop by the other houses for hot cocoa and delicious treats and enjoy a carriage ride near Laurel Hill Mansion. Free admission to houses for all children under 12!

NEIGHBOR'S DAY, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9, 10AM-4PM

Stop by the houses as we celebrate the many talents of our nearby neighbors! Enjoy wonderful local music and food. Free house to house transportation provided with support of Fairmount Park Conservancy and PHLASH.

FLAVORS OF THE SEASON, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10, 10AM-4PM

Bring your appetite and culinary curiosities to the houses when we celebrate some of the best local food purveyors such as Shane Confectionery, Birchtree Catering, Whole Foods Market, and more! 

DECEMBER DROP INS  (CHECK BACK IN OCTOBER FOR DATES AND TIMES)

The public has many opportunities to visit the historic houses throughout December including the week between Christmas and New Year’s. Visitors can take in the amazing decorations inspired by “A Very Philly Christmas” and find out about some of the families that called these historic structures “home”.