Budget Friendly Christmas Themed Date Ideas You Can Plan In Philly!
13 Christmas Themed Date Ideas You Can Plan In Philly!
So Christmas is right around the corner and you want to enjoy the sights and sounds with your mate. Welp, the options can be a little overwhelming. The city is buzzing with cool things to do and see. To help you plan the perfect date, we put together the ultimate list of 10 Christmas themed date ideas you can plan in Philly. Check it out!
The aquarium has always been a great go-to date options, now Adventure Aquarium is sprinkling some Christmas cheer. Check out cool attractions such as the world’s tallest underwater Christmas tree and scuba diving Santas.
What’s more romantic than a dinner cruise. If you haven’t boarded The Spirit of Philadelphia, you’re missing out. From the food, the views, and tunes it’s all you need to make a perfect date night. Special holiday cruises will be running until the end of the month!
We’ve pretty much all seen the cooking classes, paint classes, and other workshops in the city but this one stuck out. What better way to celebrate the holidays than to build your own gingerbread house? Share a bottle of vino and let let your inner child out.
Perhaps Philly’s most underrated holiday gem, Miracle on 13th St. is a light display worth checking out. Located on the 1600 block of South 13th Street between Morris and Tasker Streets, this stretch of South Philly comes alive with neighbors displaying amazing light ornaments and fixtures. Not too far from the E. Passyunk restaurant corridor, this is the perfect place to take an after dinner stroll and take in the scenery.
The Blue Cross RiverRink is hosting a make-your-own gift workshop. Cool little workshops like these are perfect dates. You’ll get the opportunity to chat, laugh, drink and get to know each other all while make cool gifts. At the end of the date you can exchange gifts but you’ll always keep the memory.
Ugly Sweater Party
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Hey it only happens once a year. This is the perfect opportunity to shop together or create your own sweaters together. That’s just half the fun. There are several cool ugly Christmas sweater parties in and around Philly.
Relive your childhood with a live performance of A Charlie Brown Christmas. The classic animation will be brought to life with an amazing musical score. I mean who doesn’t love Charlie Brown. This is definitely a fun and unique way to share the holiday spirit with that special someone.
Most folks are scared of ice skating because they are afraid they will bust their ass on the ice. Welp, on a date chances are you will both be stumbling and falling. After a long evening on the ice head to the Rothman Cabin on Wednesdays for their Cocktails and Cold Ones Special, featuring $6 EFFEN Vodka cocktails, $5 wine and $4 Bud Light draft beer, along with specially priced food items.
The Christmas Village is bigger and better than ever. If you haven’t seen the huge Ferris wheel and the boom in stores, then you gotta check it out. Forget the malls and big box stores, the real gems are at The Christmas Village. Stroll through the many unique shops with the sweeping views of City Hall and the Parkway. The ambiance is like no other. There’s plenty to see and eat here. Click the link above for the compete guide to this year’s Christmas Village.
What says Christmas more than a pop-up Christmas bar! Tinsel is Philadelphia’s ONLY home-grown Christmas Bar that will bring even more Christmas cheer into the space formerly occupied by Simpson’s Jewelry in Midtown Village. Tinsel will offer happy hour specials Monday through Friday 5:00pm to 6:00pm with $2 off select craft beer, Winter Wonderland cocktails and wine. During Happy Hour, professional “mall” Santas will enjoy their first drink for free when they “drop down the chimney” in full Santa attire and show credentials.