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30 Things to Do With Kids During the Holidays in Philadelphia for 2017

Celebrate the holiday season with the entire family at these fun events and performances

Don’t let the arrival of winter keep you and your family cooped up indoors. The holiday season is a great time of year to get out and about with wee ones in tow.

There are so many things to do — many of them for free! — with those of all ages this holiday season in Philadelphia, so we’ve rounded up our top picks for the best things to do with the pint-sized set to make the most of the chilly season in the city.

Enjoy our comprehensive guide to holiday fun with the family in Philadelphia for 2017, below.

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The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Christmas Kids Spectacular

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Bring the entire family to the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts' Verizon Hall to see a festive performance by The Philadelphia Orchestra that kids are sure to love. Not just an orchestral performance, the matinee event includes holiday sing-alongs, dancers, actors and even a visit from Santa Claus.
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Christmasland at Linvilla Orchards

Media, Delaware County

December 1-23, 2017

For the holidays, Linvilla Orchards transforms into the North Pole — farm style. Take the kids to pick out a Christmas tree, and afterward explore the market, stocked with tasty holiday treats like hot mulled cider. Santa makes a guest appearance every Saturday and Sunday in December, and Saturday evenings bring Caroling Hayrides, where sing-alongs, live music and apple cider create a fun and festive experience.
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