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Tippler's Tour Yuletide Cheers & Beers

Thursdays, November 12 - December 17, 5:30 pm

It’s the most wonderful time for a beer…or is it? It’s the winter of 1777, and the British are occupying Philadelphia. A Red Coat solider provides a unique perspective on this tumultuous time as the tour seeks the comfort of hearty snacks and warming drafts at four cozy pubs.

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Storytelling in the Historic Philadelphia Center

Saturdays thru December 26, 11 am - 3 pm

Hear tales from a Once Upon A Nation Storyteller. Cookies and seasonal beverages served while supplies last.

Franklin Square Holiday Festival

November 12 - December 31, 4:00 - 8:00 pm

Experience the magic of the holidays and celebrate traditions new and old at the Franklin Square Holiday Festival. From November 12 - December 31, dazzle in the more than 50,000 lights as they shimmer, dance, and illuminate the Square in alternating shows every 30 minutes (4:30 - 8 pm) during the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show; warm up with comfort food, local beers, and hot beverages at Ben's Bites & Brews; and shop for special holiday gifts at the Holiday Market.


Historic Chocolate Making Demonstration

Sunday, December 6, 11 am - 4 pm

Meet three female entrepreneurs and learn how women played an active role during the American Revolution – from making important military supplies, like flags and musket cartridges, to choosing “patriotic” beverages like chocolate and coffee, rather than tea. Sample the host chocolate drink that colonists enjoyed.

Sponsored by American Heritage Chocolate– free with admission.

Duck, Duck, Liberty Package!

Save money and experience the best of Historic Philadelphia by land and sea with the Duck, Duck, Liberty Package! Each Duck, Duck, Liberty package includes admission to the Betsy Ross House and the Liberty 360 3D Show in the PECO Theater along with a journey through America's most historic square mile and the Delaware River waterfront on a Ride the Ducks tour! Tickets: $35 Adults, $25 Children

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To designate your United Way workplace program gifts to Historic Philadelphia, Inc., please use our Donor Choice Number: 14106. Contributions made through the United Way support our education outreach program.