Looking for the perfect way to celebrate your winter holiday season? Search no more. A Very Philly Christmas at Fairmount Park is all you need to have a unique holiday. Fairmount Park is a beautiful place to admire regardless of what time of the year you visit the establishment. However, during December Fairmont Park’s historic mansions are the main attraction since on specific days throughout the month they host A Very Philly Christmas. The historic houses of Strawberry Mansion, Cedar Grove, Woodford Mansion, Laurel Hill, and Lemon Hill Mansion have all been reconstructed to function as a winter vacation destination with beautiful holiday decor and various activities to participate in. Strawberry Mansion, Cedar Grove, Woodford Mansion, Laurel Hill, and Lemon Hill Mansion are all an integral component of A Very Philly Christmas, from the Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philly Parks. The delightful homes are decked out and open for the visitors during the holidays.
The historic Fairmount Park mansions are ready for occupation during the holidays, and literally, welcome guests to chill out at the Lemon Hill Mansions Ice Bar. The Historic Lemon Hill Mansion promises a delightful experience and features splendid and tasteful Christmas decor that you will most certainly admire. When you visit Lemon Hill Mansion, you can’t help but explore one room after another as the historic establishment is creatively and carefully complimented by the talented local garden clubs. The Lemon Hill House Mansion is a great place to visit during Christmas with family and friends. The humongous Christmas tree that runs from the floor all the way to the ceiling offers something for your kids to marvel at and admire. The quintessential holiday trains made by the Philadelphia company Batchman Trains, ensure that your trip to the Lemon Hill House Mansion is nothing short of adventurous. The mansion operates on Fridays from 5 pm through 9 pm, and on Saturdays and Sundays from 12 pm through 9 pm. You can gain admission to the mansion by donating only $5. The establishment features ice art created from Ice Philly Sculpture and firepits. The bar serves Evil Genius and Original XIII Ciderworks and is made of ice illuminated by beautiful lighting. There is a different DJ every night so you can be sure that the scene will be a little more different and a little more interesting every night.
Saturdays on Fairmount Park features a Neighbours Day from 10 am through 4 pm, with a splendid selection of live entertainment from residents of Fairmount Park. Sunday consists of a Flavor of the season which features very flavorful holiday snacks. The Flavor of the Season runs from 10 am through to 4 pm. Entry charges for an individual house are $8 per person and free for kids under the age of 12. If you would like to enter all 5 houses, it’s just $30 inclusive of transportation between the houses on a unique PHLASH loop.