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Winter in Franklin Square

*The event has already taken place on this date: Sun, 01/07/2024
Enjoy one of Philadelphia’s premier winter light shows for FREE! The Electrical Spectacle presented by PECO is Winter in Franklin Square’s main attraction. Hundreds of thousands of LED lights make the Square the perfect backdrop for your holiday Instagram pictures. Themed to Ben Franklin’s electric discovery with a giant kite and key, experience light shows running nightly, every 30 minutes, choreographed to your favorite seasonal tunes. Enjoy the outdoor fire pits and seating throughout the Square. Hot beverages, including hand-crafted cocktails, regular and spiked hot chocolate, seasonal beer, and wine will be available from Ben's Sweets and Treats.

Please help us keep this calendar up to date! If this activity is sold out, canceled, or otherwise needs alteration, email so we can update it immediately. If you have a question about the activity itself, please contact the organization administrator listed below.

Songs include:

  • AlI Want for Christmas is You by Mariah Carey
  • Feliz Navidad by José Feliciano
  • Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a – Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies by Tchaikovsky with Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a – Russian Dance performed by Charles Dutoit & L’Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
  • Sleigh Ride, performed by Peter Nero and The Philly POPS® featuring Ann Hampton Callaway
  • A Christmas Festival, performed by Peter Nero and The Philly POPS® featuring Ann Hampton Callaway
  • Carol of the Bells (Starchild Excaliber Drumadelic Remix) performed by the London Festival Orchestra

Starting January 11, the solo song for Electrical Spectacle shows will be Winter Wonderland by Johnny Mathis.

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


Franklin Square


600 N 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19106
United States


(215) 629-4026
Contact name: 
General Information
The event has already taken place on this date: 
November 16 – January 7: 5 – 9pm January 11 – February 25: 5 – 7pm (Thurs-Sun) December 24 & December 31: 5 – 8pm November 25, December 25, & January 1: Closed


All Ages Adults & kids together Adults without kids