The most Instagrammable holiday installation of the year is back in Philly. Tickets for the “Tinseltown Holiday Spectacular presented by Dietz & Watson,” winter wonderland experience will take place November 17th-January 1st at South Philly’s FDR Park.
Tinsletown will cover 9-acres and include one-of-a-kind light sculptures and displays powered by more than 2.5 million light bulbs. As guests stroll the brand-new layout of this illuminated wonderland in the park, they will find larger-than-life sculptures, including a 60-ft light tunnel, glowing baubles, and, of course, Santa’s sleigh. Tinseltown will also showcase some of Philly’s most iconic landmarks and personalities in lights – along the way. You’ll also find a massive, walk-through Liberty Bell, illuminations representing Philly sports teams.
Tinseltown tickets start at $15.99 (current Wooder Ice IG subscribers will receive 20% off). At the time of purchase, visitors will be asked to select an entry time. With sell-outs of the most popular dates and times anticipated, visitors are encouraged to purchase tickets early. Guests visiting Tinseltown on Santa Savings Days, Monday through Thursday, can expect the full Tinseltown experience at a lower cost.
New highlights this year include:
BRAND-NEW Ice Trail
Grab a pair of skates and glide through a breathtaking display of holiday lights on Tinseltown’s brand-new ice trail. The trail, which will span 13,000 square feet, will guide guests through the central parcel of the event’s 9-acre footprint for a one-of-a-kind light-viewing experience. Guests are encouraged to make skate reservations at the time of ticket purchase with walk-up in-person sales based on availability.
Ice Slide brought to you by Independence Blue Cross
Visitors both young and old will love this thrilling ride down Tinseltown’s EXPANDED Ice Slide. Brought to you by IBX, this four-lane slide will provide guests with a thrilling 160-foot-long ride.
Union Forge Tinsel Lodge
Enjoy your favorite holiday treats at Union Forge Tinsel Lodge. This heated lodge offers ample seating for guests to warm up and enjoy some of Tinseltown’s delectable eats.
Photos with Santa
Get your iconic portrait with Santa at Tinseltown with our premier photographers offering high- quality, comprehensive photo packages.
Storytime with Mrs. Claus (FREE)
Families are invited to visit Mrs. Claus’ reading room, where she’ll share the magic of the season with live readings of her favorite holiday stories.
On Wednesdays, guests are welcome to bring their furry, canine friends. Owners must keep their dogs leashed at all times.
Gritty Claus Nights
Every Friday in December, the one-and-only Gritty Claus will be at Tinseltown spreading the holiday cheer to all guests.
Sensory-Friendly Entry Times
Tinseltown will host special, sensory-friendly entry times geared toward guests with autism and other sensory needs. These designated times will have limited capacity and the volume of our holiday music will be lowered to make the atmosphere more comfortable for our guests during these discounted entry times:
- 4:30pm on Friday, December 1
- 4:30pm on Tuesday, December 14
- 4:30pm on Tuesday, December 28