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Children’s Holiday Spectacular key image of Santa conducting the orchestra. Children’s Holiday Spectacular key image of Santa conducting the orchestra. Children’s Holiday Spectacular key image of Santa conducting the orchestra.

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Children’s Holiday Spectacular

Dec 16, 2023
11:30 AM

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Family Discovery Series

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Austin Chanu Conductor
M’Balia Singley Narrator
Desi Oakley Vocalist
The Rock School for Dance Education
Peter Stark Director

Mason “Joy to the World”
Tchaikovsky Selections from The Nutcracker
Bass The Night Before Christmas
Lopez “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?” from Frozen
Lopez “Let It Go,” from Frozen
Various Selections from A Holly and Jolly Sing-Along
Anderson Sleigh Ride

Do you hear the sleigh bells jingling? Ring, ting, tingling too? The holidays are finally here and so is everyone’s favorite family tradition! Celebrate with Your Philadelphia Orchestra and fill your Saturday with sing-alongs, sounds of the season, and special guests. And make sure you listen closely—you never know who might pay a special visit to Verizon Hall.

Recommended for ages 5–12. 


Brunch with Santa - SOLD OUT

December 16 at 10:15 AM

Add a special holiday brunch to your concert experience! Join us on Tier 2 before the concert overlooking the festively decorated Kimmel Center Plaza for a themed buffet brunch with Santa Claus! Enjoy an all-inclusive dining experience that is perfect for the whole family featuring a curated menu, festive drinks, and plenty of treats. Plus, Instagramable moments with the big man himself.


Adults: $50 | Kids under 12: $25 


French Toast
Sangria Syrup | Horchata Mascarpone | Fresh Berries

Spanish Omelet
Confit Potato | Vidalia Onion | Thyme

Crispy Potatoes
Saffron Aioli

Crispy Chicken And Waffles
Pink Peppercorn Syrup | Maple Butter

Mini Lemon and Poppy Seed Muffins

Ensalada Verde
Cider Vinaigrette

Miniature Tea Sandwiches

Festive Drinks
including cocktails for 21+ and themed non-alcoholic beverages for all ages (3 drinks included)

Holiday Popcorn



Family Discovery Series Sponsor

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The Philadelphia Orchestra Family Concerts are funded in part by the Zisman Family Foundation. 

Verizon Hall

Kimmel Center

300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102

Run Time: 1 hour including intermission

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