November 17 - December 31
The season is upon us and there is no better place to celebrate than Main Street in Manayunk! With more than 50 small locally-owned businesses, you’re surely find something for everyone on your list. While shopping and dining around town, get in the holiday spirit by joining us at one of our many holiday events and take a tour of our wonderful holiday light displays on our FREE Jolly Trolley rides Thursday nights in December. Keep checking back for updates!
Manayunk lights up for the holidays on November 17 with our annual tree lighting ceremony! Join us at Canal View Park (4418 Main Street) from 5:30-7:00PM where we'll host special guests and live performances by The City Belles, Maggie Mae, Brendan & Katie of Stella Ruze, Emily Drinker, and more. The big man himself just might make an appearance!
The tree lighting ceremony also marks the official launch of the 3rd annual "Manayunk Gets LIT!" decorating event between 50+ businesses in the district.
Shop small and shop local at over 50 small businesses to find something for everyone on your list as the neighborhood kicks off the holidays season with Small Business Saturday on November 26!
In partnership with North Light Community Center, the Manayunk Development Corporation is helping local families in need this holiday season. Stop by 4312 Main Street to pick a gift item off of the holiday tree to donate to a North Light family. Donation drop offs will take place between November 27-December 17, Monday-Friday from 9AM to 5PM.
Get in the holiday spirit and join us for our 3rd annual holiday decorating event! Manayunk businesses are decking the street, and you won't want to miss it. So, grab a cup of cocoa, and get ready to adore the lights at the following locations!
|Never Give up Training||The Goat's Beard||Taqueria Amor||Ilumine Gallery||Winnie's Manayunk||Main Street Music|
|Philadelphia Runner||Main Street Pho||Fat Lady Brewing||Unity Yoga||The Volstead by Unity||Valerio Coffee Roasters|
|Blondie||Somo||Latitude's and Longitudes||Manayunk Brewing Company||The Little Apple||Chabaa Thai|
|Yanako||Lucky's Last Chance||Expect Lace||La Roca||New Leaf||Vamp Boutique|
|Pizza L'Angolo||Remix on Main||Han Dynasty||Mi N Tea||Artesano Cafe||The Spiral Bookcase|
|The Eyeglass Works||Illuminate Smile Specialists||Tru Beauty Concepts||AND MORE!!|
Featuring FREE Jolly Trolley rides!
Bring the family to Main Street every Thursday in December from 5-9PM for Holiday Light Nights! This weekly event brings food and drink deals, shopping specials, and festive live entertainment. Too cold to walk? The Jolly Trolley will run up and down Main Street making several stops at your favorite businesses!
It's time for our annual pet photos with Santa, sponsored by Latitudes & Longitudes! Bring your furry friends to the Pet Friendly Dog Bakery on Sunday, December 4 to get a photo of them with the man in red. The event will take place from 11AM - 5PM. No appointment needed!
Dress in your holiday best for the 8th Annual Rudolph Run on Saturday, December 10! Join Philadelphia Runner for a fun 3-mile run starting at 9AM.
Every Thursday in December from 5-9 p.m. visitors can ride the Jolly Trolley during Holiday Light Nights! Not only will Holiday Light Nights bring food/drink deals, shopping specials, and festive live entertainment, but the Jolly Trolley will provide a magical way to take in Main Street’s holiday lights!
There are over 700 spaces are available in parking lots conveniently located throughout the commercial district. In addition, revenue generated in many Manayunk parking lots is used for street maintenance, anti-graffiti programs, landscape, and greening projects, watershed education, and ongoing development projects. Yes, your parking dollars help keep our neighborhood beautiful!
Do you want to feature a Manayunk event in your publication? Contact Caitlin Marsilii at for a press release, press opportunities and interviews.
Do you want to get your business in front of Manayunk event visitors? Learn more about sponsoring Manayunk events by emailing Joan Denenberg at for more information.