Press release

Deck the Hall Light Show Brings Holiday Magic to Dilworth Park

Giavana Suraci
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City Hall becomes a wonderland of lights and music this winter!

PHILADELPHIA (October 17, 2019): The Deck the Hall Light Show presented by Independence Blue Cross will once again illuminate Dilworth Park this holiday season. Produced with support from the Center City District and 6abc, this annual display of lights and music will premiere on Monday, November 25 and run through January 1, 2020.

Created by Philadelphia-based art and design studio, Klip Collective, the show will run daily from 5:30 p.m. through 8:30 p.m. This season’s schedule is as follows:

Nov. 25 (Opening Night): every 30 minutes

Nov. 26-Dec. 21:  Sunday-Thursday, every hour
                               Friday-Saturday, every 30 minutes

Dec. 22-Jan.1: Daily, every 30 minutes

“The holidays are a special time for our community and we’re proud to be a part of this Center City celebration of lights and sound,” says President & General Manager of 6abc, Bernie Prazenica.  “The Deck the Hall Light Show gets better each year and we can’t wait to see what the creative producers have in store for us this year.”

“We are excited to help bring the holiday magic of the Deck the Hall Light Show to residents and visitors alike,” said Daniel J. Hilferty, Independence Blue Cross President and CEO. “As a company committed to the health and well-being of our community for 80 years, we encourage everyone to head to City Hall for the light show, stroll through the Holiday Market and Wintergarden, and surround yourself with the warmth and spirit of the season.”  

“We want to thank 6abc and Independence Blue Cross for providing the generous support to bring the Deck the Hall Light Show back to Dilworth Park for a third year,” said Paul R. Levy, President and CEO of Center City District.

The light show is one of the many Dilworth Park attractions this winter. Visitors can enjoy it while skating on the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink or savoring seasonal fare from the Rothman Orthopaedics Cabin. The Wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn presented by TD Bank is perfect for exploring while sipping a mulled wine, while the Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market offers a festive shopping experience for locally crafted gifts.

For more information on these amenities and seasonal events, visit Events are weather permitting and subject to change. Dilworth Park is located at 1 S. 15th St., on the west side of City Hall.


The Center City District, a private-sector organization dedicated to making Center City Philadelphia clean, safe and attractive, is committed to maintaining Center City’s competitive edge as a regional employment center, a quality place to live, and a premier regional destination for dining, shopping and cultural attractions. Find us at and on Facebook and Twitter.

6abc Action News is the #1 local news brand in the tri-state, and the undisputed news leader for the past 35 years., the official website of Action News, is also the #1 local TV news website in the market. WPVI-TV is the ABC-owned station serving the Delaware and Lehigh Valleys.

About Independence Blue Cross
Independence Blue Cross is the leading health insurance organization in southeastern Pennsylvania. With our affiliates, we serve more than eight million people nationwide, including nearly 2.5 million in the region. For 80 years, we have been enhancing the health and well-being of the people and communities we serve by delivering innovative and competitively priced health care products and services; pioneering new ways to reward doctors, hospitals, and other health care professionals for coordinated, quality care; and supporting programs and events that promote wellness. To learn more, visit Connect with us on Facebook at and on Twitter at @ibx. Independence Blue Cross is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.