FYI Philly - December 17, 2016 - Program Information

This week on FYI Philly we are getting you ready for the holidays. We've got a variety of festive fun, from the Christmas in Fairmount Park to the city's best light shows and great places for family activities. Plus, places to find Santa, last minute shopping ideas, some advice on how to plan a holiday party and tips on what to wear to those parties. Here's more information on this week's features:

PKG #1 Things to Do for Holidays/Tis the Season
Franklin Square Holiday Festival
Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show through December 31st
6th & Race Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Christmas Light Show at Macy's Center City Philadelphia
Wanamaker Building Grand Court
1300 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Old City Historic Holiday Nights
5-8pm, Thursdays through December 22nd
Old City District
231 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 119106

Christmas Celebration at Adventure Aquarium
Through December 30th
1 Riverside Dr
Camden, New Jersey 08103

Spot your Spot with Santa
One Liberty Observation Deck: Philly from the Top
Thru December 18th, 11am-2pm
1650 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215.561.DECK (3325)

PKG #2 Rothman Ice Rink/Tis the Season
Rothman Institute Ice Rink and Cabin
Philadelphia City Hall Dilworth Park
1 S 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

PKG #3 Garden Maze/Made in Philly
America's Garden Capital Maze
Open through February 26th
Philadelphia City Hall Dilworth Park
1 S 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

PKG #4 PM: Best Holiday Ever/Tis the Season
Philadelphia Magazine's 13-Step Guide to the Best Holiday Ever

Denise's: The Butter Cookie
2916 North 22nd St
Philadelphia PA, 19132

Haegele's Bakery: The Springerle Cookie
4164 Barnett Street (Mayfair)

Philadelphia, PA 19135

Isgro Pastries: Ricotta Cookie
1009 Christian Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Termini Brothers Bakery: Pignoli
1523 S. 8th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Smedley Street Christmas Light Spectacular
2700 Block of Smedley Street between 16th & 17th, Moyamensing and Oregon Avenues

The Miracle on South 13th Street Holiday Light Display
13th Street from Tasker to Morris
Best Punch Recipe to Booze up your Holiday Party Guests
Sparkling Gin Berry Punch from A.Bar mixologist and Spirit Forward co-founder Dan Hamm.

8 oz. (plus more for garnish) dried cranberries
6 chamomile tea bags
12 oz. organic honey
2 c. fresh lemon juice
2 750-ml. bottles gin
2 liter bottles club soda
Orange slices for garnish

1. Bring about 6.5 cups of water and dried cranberries to a boil.
2. Immediately remove from heat and steep chamomile tea in the water according to instructions, leaving cranberries in.
3. Remove tea bags and add honey. Stir to combine, then strain. Allow this mixture to completely cool in the refrigerator. Once cooled, add lemon juice and gin.
4. To serve, pour into your favorite punch bowl, add a few large ice cubes, and top with club soda. Garnish with extra dried cranberries and fresh orange slices.
* 45 servings

PKG #5 TOYOTA: Valley Forge Tourism/Tis the Season
Wild Lilies
103 E Butler Ave, Ambler, PA 19002
(267) 462-4055

City Works
220 Main Street, King of Prussia, PA 19406
(484) 690-4150

Normandy Farm
1401 Morris Rd, Blue Bell, PA 19422
(215) 616-8500

PKG #6 Planning a Christmas Party/Tis the Season
Del Frisco's
1426 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 246-0533

PKG #7 Holiday Style Guide/Tis the Season
114 South 19th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

(They have locations in Chestnut Hill & Avalon)

Stilettos - Not just Heels
1512 Route 38W
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
(Down the street from the Cherry Hill Mall)

PKG #8 Shopping & More/Tis the Season
Art in the Age
116 North 3rd street Philadelphia, PA 19106

United By Blue
144 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

PKG #9 Shelter Me
One Love Animal Rescue

Philadelphia Auto Show
January 28, 2017 - February 5, 2017
At the Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
For Tickets:

Philadelphia Flower Show
March 11, 2017 - March 19, 2017
At the Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
For Tickets:

Philly Home & Garden Show
February 17, 2017 - February 19, 2017
At the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Avenue
Oaks, PA 19456
For Tickets:

Historic Houses of Fairmount Park

Historic Strawberry Mansion
2450 Strawberry Mansion Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19132

Cedar Grove
1 Cedar Grove Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19131

Laurel Hill
7201 N. Randolph Dr.
Philadelphia, PA 19121

3400 West Dauphin Dr.
Philadelphia, PA 19132

Mount Pleasant
3800 Mount Pleasant Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19121

Lemon Hill
Sedgeley & Lemon Hill Drives
Philadelphia, PA 19130

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