After a successful season at its temporary location at City Hall in 2016, Christmas Village is happy to announce, that it will make the move back to newly renovated LOVE Park in 2017. Returning for its 10th anniversary season, Christmas Village in Philadelphia will transform Love Park into an authentic German Christmas market. As in past years, the event will be open from Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 23th) through Christmas Eve (Sunday, December 24th) with a Preview Weekend on November 18th and 19th. Over 80 local and international vendors will await the visitors in their traditional wooden booths, offering Holiday gifts, ornaments, jewelry and high-quality arts and crafts. Everybody is sure to find the perfect gifts for their beloved ones! Come and enjoy European foods, sweets and drinks, such as Bratwurst, Schnitzel and Lebkuchen (gingerbread) or our special hot Gluehwein (mulled wine). Watch daily live performances by local bands, dance groups and many more on the Christmas Village stage. 2017 highlights include: a chance to meet the original Christkind from Nuremberg/Germany when she opens the market during the Grand Opening Ceremony on November 26th, 2017; wine tasting events presented in cooperation with Chaddsford Winery; the Ho Ho Happy Hour featuring discounted food and drinks in a relaxed, after work atmosphere; vintage carousel rides; and new 2017 collector mugs. Once again, Christmas Village will be accompanied by the Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market, which features more than 20 local arts and craft vendors. From November 18th, 2017 until January 1st, 2018 its white tents with their Herrhut stars atop, will pop up at Dilworth Park - right across from Christmas Village.Times and dates of Christmas Village in Philadelphia :Thanksgiving (November 23th) till Christmas Eve (December 24th). Preview Weekend: November 18th and 19th. Hours: Sun.-Thu. 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day & Black Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Christmas Eve: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.