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Get In The Holiday Spirit On South Street  

The South Street Headhouse district will host Holiday Markets, a Tree Lighting, Menorah Lighting, Kwanza Display, and more!

Photo Credit: Kyle Ober

Celebrate the holidays with the South Street Headhouse District (SSHD).

All month long, family and friends can come together to support local businesses and enjoy holiday celebrations.

On Saturday, December 3, 2022, from 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. the SSHD will be hosting their Tree Lighting Ceremony and Mrs. Claus Holiday Market.

The pop-up holiday market, presented in collaboration with the Sisterly Love Collective, will feature small businesses, local vendors and creators, live performances including Christmas Caroling by New Groove Music Studio and excerpts from the Nutcracker Ballet courtesy of the Settlement Music School, and a meet-and-greet with Santa! 

At the event, the SSHD will also be collecting small toys for the South Street Mini Station’s annual Toy Drive and MANNA will be selling cookie tins to support their mission of using nourishment to heal those in need.

The SSHD and the Sisterly Love Collective will also be hosting two more holiday markets on Saturday, December 10, 2022, and Saturday, December 17, 2022, both from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

On Thursday, December 22, 2022, at 5 p.m. the SSHD will be lighting the Headhouse Shambles Menorah. The South Street Headhouse District will be joined by rabbis from Society Hill SynagogueB’nai Abraham Chabad, and Congregation Kesher Israel.

Light refreshments will be available.

Photo credit: South Street Headhouse District

Then all day Monday, December 26, 2022, the SSHD will host a Kwanza Display.

There will be a banner at the Headhouse Plaza welcoming anyone who would like to gather together and celebrate in a communal space. 

Throughout the month of December, the SSHD also has two other festive opportunities to shop small and local this holiday season.

They will be hosting Meet Me On South Street every Thursday in December where they will be highlighting all the businesses in the district that have gifts under $25.

Also, the district will be celebrating the holidays off South Street at Christmas Village in LOVE Park. Seven BIPOC-Owned businesses from on and around South Street will be featured at the SSHD storage container in the park.

The days each business will be featured can be found here.

For more information on these events and all things South Street, you can also follow South Street Headhouse District on  InstagramTwitter, and like the Facebook page. 

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