Bring your appetite and culinary curiosity to the historic houses as we celebrate some of Philadelphia’s best tastes for the holidays.
Sunday, December 9, 2018
5:00am - 11:00am
Enjoy free samples and food demonstrations while taking in the beauty of the houses decorated for the holidays:
Participating historic houses include Cedar Grove, Laurel Hill Mansion, Lemon Hill Mansion, Historic Strawberry Mansion and Woodford Mansion:
- Special appearance by Walter Staib, Host of PBS’s “A Taste of History” (Cedar Grove)
- Birchtree Catering (Historic Strawberry Mansion)
- John and Kira’s Chocolates (Laurel Hill)
- Shane Confectionery (Lemon Hill Mansion)
- Essen Bakery (Woodford Mansion)
All houses are located within East and West Fairmount Park in Philadelphia. Visit holidaysinthepark.com/
Tickets are $30 and include entry to all five houses as well as house to house transportation via the Holiday Houses Loop Powered by PHLASH. Free admission for children 12 and under. No other discounts are available.
Visit www.holidaysinthepark.com for further information including house addresses, transportation options, and the day’s performance schedule. Limited free parking is available at each location.
ABOUT THE HISTORIC HOUSES OF FAIRMOUNT PARK
The Historic Houses of Fairmount Park are some of the best-preserved examples of 18th and 19th-century early American architecture, all located in one of the country’s most beautiful urban parks. Promotion and programming for the historic houses are supported through a partnership between the City of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department, Fairmount Park Conservancy and various stewardship groups. Proceeds from this event support the ongoing stewardship, maintenance, and promotion of these treasures.