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Parade of Lights

A holiday lighting celebration unlike any other in town

Parade of Lights

The Parade of Lights features both pleasure boats and working vessels decked out in fabulous decorations and lights. Credit: Photo courtesy of Independence Seaport Museum

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Date:
December 9, 2017

Overview

Head to the Delaware River waterfront for the 8th annual Parade of Lights, a lighting celebration unlike any other in the city.

The boat parade features both pleasure boats and working vessels decked out in fabulous decorations and lights. Before the event, allow time to check out the Independence Seaport Museum, the host of the parade. The museum will present a variety of special holiday activities and festivities and is also home to a rich and interactive exhibition detailing Philadelphia’s maritime heritage.

Tip: The best view for the parade is from the second floor balcony of the museum.

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