PHILADELPHIA, PA — Franklin Square is becoming a beacon of merriment and fun in the heart of Philadelphia this winter. This year, the square has lined up an array of festive attractions and special events to keep locals entertained throughout the colder months.
Golf enthusiasts can enjoy a unique holiday-themed experience at Chilly Philly Mini Golf. Center City’s only outdoor mini-golf course transforms into a winter wonderland, complete with 18 holes decorated with festive lights, holiday music, and iconic winter characters. Tickets are required for this attraction, which remains open through January 28, 2024.
One of the main highlights of the season is the Electrical Spectacle Light Show presented by PECO. These free nightly shows, inspired by Benjamin Franklin’s famous kite and key electricity experiment, light up the square every half hour. The spectacle features seasonal tunes — including favorites from Mariah Carey — and choreographed light shows that dance across the square. The light shows will run through February 25, 2024.
For those seeking a competitive edge this winter, Street Curling offers an exciting opportunity. Future Olympians can gather their most competitive friends and try their hand at this intriguing sport. Curling rinks must be rented in advance, and tickets are required for participation. Street Curling will be available through February 25, 2024.
Franklin Square, located at 200 N. 6th Street, is set to become the city’s go-to spot for winter festivities. With its range of attractions and events, it promises a winter filled with joy, laughter, and unforgettable memories. So bundle up, step out, and join in the winter fun at Franklin Square!