Fairmount ParkPhiladelphia, PA, United States

"Sounds of the Season" at the Historic Houses of Fairmount Park

By A Very Philly Christmas in Fairmount Park (other events)

Saturday, December 2 2017 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Join us as the historic houses kick off this year's A Very Philly Christmas with some of the best regarded music organizations in Philadelphia including Opera Philadelphia, the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, Artístas y Músicos Latino Americanos, the Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz and the Performing Arts, PlayOnPhilly!, and Choral Arts Philadelphia. Each of the 5 houses will host one of these premier Philadelphia musical organizations as well as some of the most talented Philadelphia area student musicians. Enjoy all these wondrous sounds 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. All houses are located within east and west Fairmount Park in Philadelphia. 

Visit for further information including house addresses, transportation options, and the day's performance schedule. Limited free parking is available at each location. Children 12 and under admitted free. Discounted passes to see all five houses including house to house transporation via PHLASH's Holiday Houses Loop available. No further discounts are available.



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 supports the ongoing stewardship, maintenance and promotion of these treasures.


Passes are valid for 12/2/17 only. No further discounts are available. Children 12 and under admitted free to the historic houses. Photos are encouraged!

A Very Philly Christmas in Fairmount Park