Being___at Christmas 2022

Sunday, Dec 25, 2022

Snowy. Jewish. Happy. Caring. Buddhist. Generous. Family. Creative. Friendly. Sparkly.

Fill in your own blank and join us for our annual day of family fun.

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Sunday, December 25, 2022
In person at the Weitzman Museum (corner of 5th and Market)

Museum Hours 10 am – 5 pm
With family activities until 3 pm

Admission & Pricing
*$15 Adults in advance, Free for adult members
*$10 All Kids in advance, Free for kids of Family Level members and above
*ALL TICKETS $20 AT THE DOOR (Member adults and kids of family level members and above still free)

Join us on December 25th for our annual day of family fun, “Being ____ at Christmas.” ❄️ Let’s get groovy, crafty, and jolly!

From top to bottom, the Museum will be jam packed with performances and activities for members and visitors of all ages.

Start on the fifth floor with exciting live performances, including an interactive and imaginative kids’ music concert with Lolly Hopwood 10:15-11:15am), a traditional Chinese lion dance demonstration from the Philadelphia Suns Lion Dancers (11:30am – 12:15pm), a hip-hop dance workshop by Movemakers Philly (12:30 – 1:15pm), a family-friendly drumming workshop led by Joseph Tayoun (1:30 – 2:15pm, and a performance of sing and dance along music for people of all ages from Benny the Vildachaya (2:15 – 3:00pm).

Don’t miss the make-and-take craft activities, including winter-themed foam sticker picture frames, Hanukkah paper lanterns, paper crowns, and coloring sheets.

We welcome you to join us on the second floor for storytime and the third floor for a sensory-friendly play zone with a foam floor, Legos, blocks, and puzzles.

The fun doesn’t stop there, enjoy classic winter movies that will be screened throughout the day in our Dell Theater. Lastly, explore the Museum’s core exhibition and see what other fun activities are throughout the building.

Mainstage Performances | Schedule at a Glance

10:15 am Lolly Hopwood Concert
11:30 am Philadelphia Suns Lion Dancing
12:30 pm Movemakers Philly Hip-Hop
1:30 pm Joseph Tayoun Percussionist
Workshop (Ages 8+)
2:15 pm Benny the Vildachaya Concert

Become a Member today for FREE admission Christmas Day!

CLICK HERE to join or upgrade your membership!

Please contact Beth Heaney, Manager of Member Relations, for membership questions: or 215 923 3811 ex 1121.

December 25 admission is free for all Member adults and children of Family Level Members and above. 

Safety / Covid 19:
Masking in the museum is recommended, not required.

Live at The Weitzman
101 South Independence Mall East (Corner of 5th & Market)
Philadelphia, PA 19106

This program is presented by the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History in partnership with Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, Congregation Rodeph Shalom, and Kellman Brown Academy.