A child smiles as she poses inside of the Grinch Snowglobe at the Comcast Center.
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Holiday Celebrations at the Comcast Center Campus

Holiday Celebrations at the Comcast Center Campus

Surround yourself with festive holiday spirit this season at the Comcast Center Campus, the ultimate family-friendly holiday destination for locals and visitors. Join us for The Comcast Holiday Spectacular, The Grinch Snow Globe presented by Xfinity and Illumination, visits with Santa, and more. Additional information, hours of operation and locations across the campus can be found below.

A crowd of people watch The Comcast Spectacular at the Comcast Center.

The Comcast Holiday Spectacular

The magic of the holidays comes alive in The Comcast Holiday Spectacular, the must-see holiday tradition in Philadelphia. The show debuts Thanksgiving Day at 10:00am featuring performances of Carol of the Bells, Jingle Bell Rock, The Twelve Days of Christmas and performances by the renowned Pennsylvania Ballet. A magic flying sleigh ride through the Pennsylvania countryside and above the city of Philadelphia is breathtaking, and audience members are invited to take part in a festive sing-along.

Times & Location

Comcast Center Lobby
1701 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia PA 19103
November 22, 2018 - January 1, 2019
10:00am – 8:00pm; 15-minute shows beginning at the top of each hour shown daily
* The show is not presented on weekdays at 5:00pm

A child smiles as she poses inside of the Grinch Snowglobe at the Comcast Center.

Xfinity and Illumination present The Grinch Snow Globe

Step into Dr. Seuss’s Whoville and snap a photo with The Grinch inside a life-size Snow Globe, located at the Comcast Center Plaza. Grinch photo opportunities are free for all attendees. The Grinch will begrudgingly pose for photos beginning at 9:30AM on Thanksgiving Day and will head back to Mount Crumpit on New Year’s Day.

Times & Location

Comcast Center Plaza
1701 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia PA 19103
November 22, 2018 – December 31, 2018
Black Friday Weekend: 11/22 – 11/25
9:30am – 8:30pm

Remainder of the Year: 11/26 – 12/31
10:00am – 4:00pm
*Closed on Christmas Day
*Weather permitting – Snow Globe is subject to close due to inclement weather

Santa meets children at the Comcast Center.

Visits with Santa

Share your holiday wish-list with Santa at The Market and Shops at Comcast Center. Santa will be making weekend appearances every Saturday and Sunday beginning November 24th.

Times and Location

The Market and Shops at Comcast Center
1701 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia PA 19103
*located at the Concourse level
November 24, 2018 – December 23, 2018 (Saturdays and Sundays only)
Santa will appear every hour at twenty after from 11:20am to 3:20pm

Local Choral Performances

Brighten your day by listening to the festive carols of Philadelphia’s local choral groups, including performances by the Council Rock High School Choir, St. Thomas Gospel Choir, US Post Office Choir, George Weldon Trio, and the Gay Men’s Chorus.

Times and Location

The Market & Shops at Comcast Center & The Comcast Center Lobby
A full schedule with dates and times can be found here

People stand in line in the Vernick Coffee Bar in the Comcast Technology Center.

Seasonal Confections at Vernick Coffee Bar

Stop by Vernick Coffee Bar for seasonal treats, winter snacks and delicious warm beverages while enjoying all of the holiday events across the Comcast Center campus.

Times and Location

Vernick Coffee Bar, 2nd Floor Lobby of the Comcast Technology Center
1800 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Open Monday-Friday, 7:00am – 4:00pm

The Market and Shops at Comcast Center

Be sure to stop by the Market and Shops for dining, shopping, and easy access to Suburban Station. The Market and Shops will be open with extended weekend hours during the holidays, starting Thanksgiving weekend.

Times and Locations

Comcast Center Plaza
1701 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia PA 19103
*located at the Concourse level
Saturday Hours: November 24-December 29; 10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday Hours: November 25-December 30; 10:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday, November 22, Thanksgiving Day; Market Closed
Monday, December 24, Christmas Eve; Market closes at 2 pm
Tuesday, December 25, Christmas Day; Market Closed
Monday, December 31, New Year’s Eve; Market closes at 2 pm
Tuesday, January 1, New Year’s Day; Market Closed


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