Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Free at the Kimmel
New Year's Day Celebration!
9am - 6pm

Commonwealth Plaza
Thursday, January 19am

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, make your mark on our Resolution Wall, and win tickets to upcoming shows! Highlights include:

Plaza Stage Performances:
9:00am - 10:30am -- Oldies Dance Party
11:00am - 12:00pm - David Gibson
12:30pm - 1:00pm -- Magician Ran'D Shine
1:00pm - 1:30pm -- Oldies Dance Party
2:00pm - 3:00pm - Steve Pullara and His Cool Beans Band
3:30pm - 5:00pm - Broadway Dreams Foundation

Commonwealth Plaza Activities
9am -- 6pm -- Sign the Resolution Wall!
9:30am - 5:00pm - Greater Philadelphia Paper Pholders
10:30am - 4:30pm - Stilt Walker Kris Clayton
10:30am -- 5pm - Face Painting
11:30am - 4:30pm -- Black Cat Balloon Company
1:00pm -- 4:30pm -- Strolling Magic and Juggling with Ran'D Shine

Hot Chocolate Bar (FREE!)
Tier 1 Lounge, 10am -- 2pm
Free self-serve hot chocolate and marshmallow fixin's!


Garces All-Inclusive VIP Brunch Experience
Tier 2 Lounge, 11am -- 3pm
$49 Adults: all you can eat food + beverage
$25 under 21: Non-alcoholic all you can eat buffet

Savor the New Year's Day VIP Experience by Chef Jose Garces!

  • Distrito Station: Cantina Tacos, Mexican Hot Dog, Guacamole & Salsa Mexicana with Tortilla Chips
  • Slider Station: Village Slider, Shorty Fries, Cubano Bocadillo, Veggie Bocadillo
  • Snack Station | Garces Crunchy Things, Pretzel Bites with House Mustard, Luna Farm Pickles, Pizza
  • Dessert Station: Assorted House-Made Cookies, S'more Verrine
  • Open Bar: Coffee, Soda, Juice, Beer, Wine, Cocktails
> CLICK HERE to make advance reservations!
Advance reservations recommended.

Walk-ups accepted (based upon availability): $55 day-of


Macys   Proud sponsor of the Kimmel Center's holiday programming.

All artists and programs subject to change.