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South Street Christmas Parade and Headhouse Tree Lighting
December 4, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
South Street Headhouse District kicks off the holidays with the South Street Christmas Parade and Headhouse Square Tree Lighting this Sunday, December 4, 2016. Santa Claus will make his annual journey down South Street on top of a shiny red firetruck Engine 11 starting at 3:00pm from 11th and South Street. Parade special guests and participants will include CBS 3’s Meisha Johnson, plus the Pennsport Mummers, the Philadelphia Freedom Band, Liberty Bellows, Philly PACK kids ensemble, Equilibrium Dance Studio, the cast of Liberty City Theatre’s “It’s A Wonderful Life” and more. When the parade reaches Headhouse Square, Santa will greet all the little boys and girls to find out who’s been naughty and who’s been nice. He will then help light the Headhouse Square Tree at 5:00pm. Revelers will then enjoy photos of their children with Santa, Rudolph and Frosty. SSHD vendors will be under the Shambles offering snacks, hot cocoa and cider. Plus, there will entertainment from the parade performers in Headhouse Square. Please bring a new, unwrapped gift for a boy or girl and leave in donation boxes under the Headhouse Square Shambles during the festivities. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.southstreet.com or call (215) 413-3713.