Free at the Kimmel New Year’s Day Celebration!


As the Mummers strut down Broad Street, take a break from the cold and ring in the New Year at the Kimmel Center! Enjoy birds’ eye parade views, free performances and kids’ activities, take a sneak peak of Verizon Hall and Perelman Theater, make your mark on our Resolution Wall, and win tickets to upcoming shows!


10:00am – 10:30am
DJ Music

11:00am – 12:00pm
Grow-Up Great

12:30pm – 1:00pm
Dancing with the Students

1:30pm – 2:30pm
Steve Pullara and The Cool Beans Band

3:00pm – 4:00pm
Philadelphia Ukulele Orchestra

4:30pm – 6:00pm
Broadway Dreams Foundation

Schedule of Activities
Bring the kids to participate in activities for everyone to enjoy! Don’t miss the following artists:

10:00am – 5:00pm • Commonwealth Plaza
Greater Philadelphia Paper Pholders

10:00am – 5:00pm • Tier 1 & Commonwealth Plaza
Acts of Jennius- Hoopiness!
15 minute hoopshops at the commonwealth plaza seal every hour on the hour starting at noon!

10:00am – 5:00pm • Comcast Circle
Morris Animal Refuge

10:00am – 5:00pm • Comcast Circle
Knit In for the Knitting Peace

10:30am – 4:30pm • Throughout the Kimmel Center
Kris Clayton

11:00am – 5:00pm • Tier 1
Stacey’s Face Painters

11:00am – 4:30 • Commonwealth Plaza Stage
Ticket Giveaway’s!

12:00pm – 6:00pm • Commonwealth Plaza
Black Cat Balloon Company

12:00pm – 4:00pm • Verizon Hall
Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ Demonstrations

12:00 PM: Rudy Lucente
1:00 PM: Colin Howland
2:00 PM: Fred Haas
3:00 PM: Michael Stairs
4:00 PM: Rudy Lucente

12:00pm – 5:00pm • Throughout the Kimmel Center
RanD’ Shine

10am – 6pm • Tier 1
Hot Chocolate Lounge
A free Hot Chocolate Lounge with fun mix-in ingredients for children 12 and under, provided by Garces Events

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