Tree at Betsy Ross House

Virtual Old City Tree Lighting



Celebrate the season in America’s most historic square mile with Historic Holidays in Old City

A virtual Tree Lighting Ceremony signals the start of the holiday season in Old City on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 6:00pm. The Tree Lighting will be streamed live via Old City District’s Facebook page from the Betsy Ross House (239 Arch Street). The virtual kickoff celebration will feature Betsy Ross, a musical performance, and a holiday tree designed by Old City’s Petit Jardin en Ville, a Parisian Florist and Garden Designer!  

A limited number of in-person guest tickets will be released online. Stay tuned for more details! 

For more information about Old City District and Historic Holidays in Old City, visit or call (215) 592-7929.