Know Before You Go: Get Lit Weekends

Nov 27, 2023 0 comments
Know Before You Go: Get Lit Weekends

What are the Get Lit Weekends?

On each weekend, starting November 30th and finishing up on December 23rd, Get Lit Weekends will have holiday themed live entertainment, merchant deals,and of course, the FREE Jolly Trolley. You can also just walk around and admire the lights along Main Street from Manayunk Gets LIT! Competition. There will be no shortage of Holiday cheer in Manayunk throughout the Holiday season!

When will the Jolly Trolley be running and where will it stop?

The Jolly Trolley will be running on each day of the Get Lit Weekends. On Thursdays and Fridays the Trolley will be taking its route from 5-9 PM and on Saturdays it will run from 1-9 PM. Riders can feel free to hop on and off for FREE, and the entire loop is about 20-25 minutes in total. Check out the Jolly Trolley route below!

Jolly Trolley Stops

Regal UA Main Street Lot (3720 Main St.)

Shurs Lane

Tubby Robot Ice Cream Factory (4369 Main St.)

Lucky's Last Chance (4421 Main St.)

Ivy Ridge Train Station

Taqueria Amor & Canal View Park (4410 Main St.)

Cotton Street



What entertainment should I expect on the Jolly Trolley on each weekend?

While you take your ride along Main Street, you may end up meeting some special guests along the way. You may be able to meet with jolly old Santa Clause and his elves, run into the mean Mr. Grinch, or even have a great time with Olaf the Snowman. You may also hear some beautiful music with Courtney’s Carolers or the Philadelphia Freedom Band. Please see below for the full schedule of who’s coming when.

Jolly Trolley Entertainment Schedule

Nov. 30 - Courtney’s Carolers (5-8PM)

Dec. 1 - Christmas Elf (5-7PM)

Dec. 2 - Santa (1-3PM)

Dec. 7- Santa (5-8PM) & The Philadelphia Freedom Band (7-8PM)

Dec. 8 - The Grinch (5-8PM)

Dec. 9 - Philly Accents (1-3PM)

Dec. 14 - Courtney’s Carolers (5-8PM)

Dec. 15 - Olaf the Snowman (5-8PM)

Dec. 16 - Santa (1-3PM)

Dec. 21 - Santa (5-8PM)

Dec. 22 - Rudolph (5-8PM)

Dec. 23 - Santa (1-3PM)



Will the Manayunk Gets LIT! Competition be part of Get Lit Weekends?

Yes! Businesses will have their lights up all holiday season, so come and take them in as you enjoy a night out in Manayunk. Keep in mind that while the lights stay up until December 31st, voting for your favorite businesses and their lights will end on December 14th. When you vote, you will have the chance to win a 200$ Manayunk shopping spree, so make sure you vote while you can. Use this form to get in your votes today!

What merchants will be having deals and specials on Get Lit Weekends?

In addition to the entertainment and activities, different merchants around Manayunk will be having holiday deals and specials.

Merchant Specials

Tubby Robot - Homemade Hot Chocolate

Sulimay’s Studio on Main - 20% off products

Mia Regazza - Happy Hour from 4-6PM

The Goat’s Beard - Happy Hour from 4-6PM

Goal’s Fit - Holiday Light Night Run/Walk on December 14

Taqueria Amor - Senor Grinch Cocktails

Philadelphia Runner - Holiday themed group runs every Thursday at 6:30PM

Blondie - Holiday cocktails

The Emporium by Lady Holiday - 20% off the entire store

Clairvoyant Monica - Buy 1 gift certificate and get ½ off the next one

And more


Manayunk will be packed with things to do all holiday season long! Don’t miss out on all the jolly fun right here in Manayunk!

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