Winter in Franklin Square presented by Citizens featuring the Electrical Spectacle Light Show presented by PECO will sparkle from November 16th through February 26, 2023. The spectacular light show, themed to Benjamin Franklin’s electric discovery with a giant kite and key, is a free, outdoor, nighttime show, with additional attractions both day and night in one of William Penn’s original squares.
Visitors will get to enjoy more than 200,000 lights (more than ever) as they shimmer and illuminate the Square to a soundtrack of seasonal classics. New for 2022: All I Want for Christmas is You by Mariah Carey will debut as one of the performances for the light show.
Highlights for the season include Chilly Philly Mini Golf both daytime and evening, seasonal music on the Parx Liberty Carousel, in addition to the Electrical Spectacle Light Show at night. The Ben’s Sweets and Treats heated tent will be open with food and drink, surrounded by fire pits in the Winter Beer Garden. Special events bring visits with Santa, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa celebrations, and the renowned New Year’s Eve Square Drop to add to the festive fun. Plus, Ice Princess Weekend in Franklin Square will bring cool fun to the Square January 20-21, 2023.
Visitors can celebrate the magic of the season both day and night in festive Franklin Square, with evening activities beginning at 5 pm.
Franklin Square is open November 16 – January 8 daily (closed November 26, December 25, January 1), 10 am – 9 pm; January 12 – February 26 Thursday – Sunday, 10 am – 7 pm. The nighttime festivities start at 5 pm each day the Square is open. All hours are weather permitting.