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New Year’s Eve in Philadelphia for 2015/2016

A festive night like New Year’s Eve calls for a festive celebration, and Philadelphia will host many of them to welcome 2016. Countdown to the New Year with SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront, featuring two spectacular shows at 6 p.m. and midnight.

On New Year's Day, join thousands on the streets of Philadelphia for the annual SugarHouse Casino Mummers Parade, a 116-year-old tradition and unforgettable celebration.

To help you ring in 2016, check out our favorite places to watch the fireworks, top celebrations for revelers of all ages, special events and more, below.

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  • New Year’s Eve Fireworks In Philadelphia for 2015/2016

    Ring in the New Year with two fireworks shows on the Delaware River Waterfront

    Philadelphia will ring in 2016 not once but two times during the SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Delaware River Waterfront.

    December 31, 2015 – January 1, 2016
    Philadelphia will ring in 2016 not once but two times during the SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Delaware River Waterfront.

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  • The Mummers Parade 2016

    Mummers strut down Broad Street, leaving behind a trail of glitter, feathers and fun

    New Year’s Day is about celebrating, and there’s no better place to fête than the 2015 Philadelphia’s Mummers Parade

    Friday, January 1, 2016
    An annual tradition, the SugarHouse Casino Mummers Parade features 10,000 men and women dressed in colorfully lavish costumes as they twirl, sashay, pirouette and strut up one of the city’s main streets. An unforgettably wild ritual, the parade and subsequent performances are all family-friendly and fun for everyone.

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  • Fancy Brigade Finale and MummersFest

    Head indoors to see the Mummers strut at the Pennsylvania Convention Center

    Mummers Fancy Brigade Finale at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

    January 1
    A spectacular Philadelphia’s New Year’s Day tradition heads indoors during the Mummers Fancy Brigade Finale at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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  • Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

    Seasonal park on the Delaware River Waterfront

    The Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest is a can’t-miss holiday attraction on the Delaware River Waterfront.

    Through February 28, 2016
    A winterized riverfront park, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest houses an Olympic-size skating rink overlooking the Delaware River, ski chalet-style lodge and winter garden with recycled shipping containers, a heated tent, holiday trees, fire pits and plenty of cozy seating.

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  • Waterfront Winterfest at Penn’s Landing

    Pop-up winter village on the Delaware River Waterfront

    Waterfront Winterfest at Penn’s Landing.

    November 27, 2015 – February 28, 2016
    Expanding on the annual Blue Cross RiverRink and last year’s holiday pop-up winter garden, the Waterfront Winterfest, the Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest is one of Philadelphia’s must-see holiday experiences.

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  • SugarHouse Casino Philadelphia

    Fun and games on the Delaware River

    SugarHouse Casino, the first casino in the City of Philadelphia, is conveniently located on the picturesque Delaware River waterfront.

    SugarHouse Casino, the first casino in Philadelphia, is located on the picturesque Delaware River waterfront. This premier gaming and entertainment destination, open 24/7, offers a complimentary mix of table games, slots, restaurants and a VIP Lounge.

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  • Adventure Aquarium

    The ocean’s secrets revealed at Camden’s riverfront aquarium

    Adventure Aquarium is home to the largest collection of sharks on the East Coast—including a Great Hammerhead Shark.

    The fifth largest aquarium in the country, Adventure Aquarium features nearly 200,000 square feet of marine and wild life, including hippos, a hammerhead shark and more.

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  • The Mummers Parade 2016

    Mummers strut down Broad Street, leaving behind a trail of glitter, feathers and fun

    New Year’s Day is about celebrating, and there’s no better place to fête than the 2015 Philadelphia’s Mummers Parade

    Friday, January 1, 2016
    An annual tradition, the SugarHouse Casino Mummers Parade features 10,000 men and women dressed in colorfully lavish costumes as they twirl, sashay, pirouette and strut up one of the city’s main streets. An unforgettably wild ritual, the parade and subsequent performances are all family-friendly and fun for everyone.

    View More
  • New Year’s Eve Fireworks In Philadelphia for 2015/2016

    Ring in the New Year with two fireworks shows on the Delaware River Waterfront

    Philadelphia will ring in 2016 not once but two times during the SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Delaware River Waterfront.

    December 31, 2015 – January 1, 2016
    Philadelphia will ring in 2016 not once but two times during the SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Delaware River Waterfront.

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  • Franklin Square Holiday Festival & Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show

    Brilliant bright display inspired by the imagination of Benjamin Franklin

    Winter nights are joyfully brighter this holiday season with Electrical Spectacle: A Holiday Light Show at Franklin Square.

    November and December 2016
    Festive lights, winter treats and holiday cheer will fill historic Franklin Square all season long for its all-ages (and completely free!) holiday festival and light show.

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  • Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

    Seasonal park on the Delaware River Waterfront

    The Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest is a can’t-miss holiday attraction on the Delaware River Waterfront.

    Through February 28, 2016
    A winterized riverfront park, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest houses an Olympic-size skating rink overlooking the Delaware River, ski chalet-style lodge and winter garden with recycled shipping containers, a heated tent, holiday trees, fire pits and plenty of cozy seating.

    View More
  • Fancy Brigade Finale and MummersFest

    Head indoors to see the Mummers strut at the Pennsylvania Convention Center

    Mummers Fancy Brigade Finale at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

    January 1
    A spectacular Philadelphia’s New Year’s Day tradition heads indoors during the Mummers Fancy Brigade Finale at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

    View More
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