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Keep Holiday Guests Happy and Entertained

by Debbie Correale
Holiday Tips to Keep Guests Happy

Do you have family or guests visiting for Thanksgiving? This week, I would like to offer support in preparing for your guest’s arrival and keeping them (and you) happy during the holiday. First, download my revised Holiday Checklist to get your guest room ready. Read on to find activities that are occurring in the Philadelphia, PA, and surrounding areas that include diverse activities to keep everyone happy.

Activities for Big and Little Kids:

Light Shows:

Holiday Lights Personally Taken Photo
  • Longwood Christmas at the Gardens Requires advanced planning to get a timed ticket.
  • Macy’s Christmas Light Show in Center City runs November 29-December 31.
  • Fashion District Philadelphia – recently opened and offers a Deck the District Holiday Light Show while you shop through December 31st. The retail and entertainment space has a 45-foot-tall floating tree with giant stainless-steel mirror ornaments, and a light show timed to the music by the Philly POPS. The five-minute show runs every 30 minutes from 4 p.m. until closing.

Performing Arts:

Activities & Suggestions:

  • If you don’t want to deal with the traffic or parking in Philadelphia, consider staying overnight as they are offering many visitor packages.
  • Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 28th, parade begins at 8:15 am from 20th & JFK in Philadelphia.
  • Go to a Movie – If you plan to see Frozen II over the holidays, get your tickets now!
  • There are many local parades, pop-up markets, and craft brewery’s that are offering Holiday Activities. Use Facebook to find fun events in a town near you; click here to learn how.
  • Penn Museum – Renovated galleries are featuring a grand Sphinx entrance.

Train enthusiasts:


I hope this list of activities offers a few ideas for you and your visitors to keep everyone happy and entertained. I want to wish you a joyful and laughter-filled holiday!

By Debbie Correale, Redesign Right, LLC. Connect on Facebook Redesignright, Instagram Redesignright, Pinterest, Houzz, LinkedIn. Feature photo from Unsplash.

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