Where to Park in Philadelphia This Holiday Season

The holidays are almost here! Whether you’re hitting the shops or your favorite seasonal events this season, SpotHero wants to help you park with ease.

Here are your best bets for Philadelphia holiday parking near some of the city’s most popular events and destinations:

Christmas Village at Love Park

Dates: 11/18-12/24

Location: 1500 Arch Street

Price: Free!

Details: Philadelphia’s authentic German Christmas market is a must for many during the holiday season. Explore the vendors, ride the carousel, and take in live entertainment. Be sure to book your parking in advance!

6abc Dunkin’ Thanksgiving Day Parade

Date: 11/23, parade begins at 8:30 a.m.

Location: The parade begins at 20th Street and JFK Boulevard and ends at the steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum. Full details here.

Price: Free!

Details: The oldest Thanksgiving day parade in the country ushers in the holiday season with magnificent floats and balloons, bands, live performances, and Santa. Parade officials recommend arriving as early as 6 a.m. to secure your spot along the parade route, so be prepared and let SpotHero help you find a parking spot nearby!

Winter in Franklin Square

Dates: 11/16/23 – 2/25/24 (closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day)

Location: 200 N. 6th Street

Price: Free to attend, select activities are an additional fee. Learn more here.

Details: Franklin Square is transformed into a winter wonderland complete with food and games during the holidays, and once the sun goes down visitors can enjoy a dazzling light show set to music. On-street parking is limited, so secure a spot in advance!

Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market

Dates: 11/10/23-1/1/24, closed Christmas Day

Location: Dilworth Park, 1 S 15th Street

Price: Free to attend, food and vendors are a la carte.

Details: Check off everyone on your holiday shopping list at this market, which features local artisans and vendors of all sorts. Weekends can be hectic, we recommend you check it out on a weekday if possible, and if you need help finding parking, SpotHero is here for you.

A Very Philly Christmas

Dates: 12/1-12/23

Location: Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad Street

Price: Varies, learn more and purchase tickets here.

Details: This concert series led by Conductor Enrico Lopez-Yañez features Broadway singers and dancers, the No Name Pops, and local choirs. This concert series makes for an unforgettable holiday program of old favorites, new medleys, and more!

Airport Parking

If you’re catching a flight this holiday season, consider parking near the airport. It’s a smart way to save money on holiday travel without adding a ton of time to your trip. Parking facilities near the airport offer free shuttles to the terminal, too.

Philadelphia International Airport

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Happy parking to all, and to all a good night!