FYI Philly - December 17, 2016 - Program Information

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Saturday, December 17, 2016
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December 10, 2016 (WPVI) -- 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