Philadelphia is a unique blend of experiences, and each day the city gives you a fascinating adventure. So, we selected for you a list of 5 things to do in Philly during November.

Philly Thanksgiving Day Parade

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The Thanksgiving Day Parade is the oldest Thanksgiving parade in the country and is a powerful Philadelphia tradition. Now in its 98th year, the city prepares its streets to celebrate an important date with local choirs, dance groups, marching bands, big balloons, giant floats. And, as usual, the parade is going to be a stunning celebration.

The great attraction of the Thanksgiving Day Parade is the fascinating floats and massive balloons.  The floats are very gorgeous, and each one has a singular decoration so that no carriage will look like the other. The balloons are amazing with many characters, so, the parade promises to be a visual feast once again.

The parade also will have special guests and various performances. So, get ready to enjoy one of the most anticipated events of the year.

LEGOLAND Discovery Center

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This place is astounding, not only for the Lego lovers, is great for any visitor, the Legoland Discovery Center is a fantasy. The LEGOLAND in Philly has 33,000-square-foot for exploring, create, play to have fun.

LEGOLAND has many interactive attractions, one of the plans to do there is Build and Test and MINILAND Philadelphia, also there you will find the NINJAGO Training Camp, this place has challenge activities to improve your flexibility, agility and ingenuity skills. Other phenomenal attraction in LEGOLAND is the Cinema 4D, where you will watch your favorite LEGO films.

One more time, this place is fantastic, really is an excellent plan to make in November, so, visit LEGOLAND and have a wonderful experience like any other.

Longwood Gardens

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The Longwood Gardens is one of the beautiful gardens in the world, and the garden has a structural system in which you will live an adventure. The plants of the gardens have evolved over decades to create the magnificence that we can see today.

There you will have the possibility to enjoy magnificent landscapes, with a lush world of exotic flowers, bromeliads, bonsai, and much more. Each season brings a distinctive pleasure. In November you can enjoy Autumn’s Colors, in this period the landscapes glow with yellow, orange, purple and red colors, it is a fascinating show that nature offers us.

Hands-down, the Longwood Gardens, is a delightful place, there you have the chance to explore a wonderful world, is a paradise be there in the middle of nature and watch how the garden offers an astonishing experience each season. So, this is a worthy plan to do in November if you’re in Philly.

Franklin Square Holiday Festival

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Franklin Square becomes a fascinating lit park during this season, the fountain and the trees are decorating with lights creating a beautiful light show, music, and a beer garden. It is a good plan for enjoying with your friends or family.

This free festival has a light show with more than 50,000 lights around the zoo and set to a soundtrack of holiday tunes. The centerpiece of the show is a giant kite illuminated that serves as a tribute to Benjamin Franklin famous kite-and-lightning experiment, floating above the square’s fountain. LED lights dance glow through the park, actually is a spectacular show.

The electrical spectacle is every 30 minutes and is marvelous. There also you will find an area with tables and chairs, where you can buy cakes, soft drinks, coffee, hot chocolate, pretzels and much more. So, cheer up to go and enjoy an extraordinary show.


Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor at The Franklin Institute

Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor at The Franklin Institute – Photo by

For the first time in 30 years, ten original artifacts who guarded the tomb of China’s first emperor will be at The Franklin Institute this fall. With this exhibition, you can take a journey meet one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in history.

The exhibitions have a theatrical presentation of the moment of the tomb’s discovery in Xi’an, China in 1974, when a group of farmers were digging a well and found one of the most significant findings in recent history. Also, you can learn about the Terracotta Warriors via augmented reality, and act like a historical investigator unraveling valuable mysteries about how the sculptures were created.

There will be more than 160 artifacts including weapons, jade pieces, gold ornaments, bronze bells, ceremonial vessels, coins, and architectural fragments of the time. Don’t miss this unforgettable opportunity to immerse yourself in the history with the Terracotta Warriors.