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“Really cool” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Comcast Experience

Comcast Experience
1701 Arch Street, Winter Garden, Main Public Lobby, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Ranked #30 of 281 attractions in Philadelphia
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Needham MA
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Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Really cool”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We stopped by here and were totally engrossed by the screens. My kids, 12&10 thought it was incredibly cool, as did I. We stated a while and never saw the same images.

Visited February 2014
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Scarsdale, New York
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“Impressive Visual Spectacle”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

This was a great little diversion during our sightseeing. Even before the show starts, it was interesting to watch the seemingly real life figures appear on the giant screen. The holiday show itself was fun, although the motion on the screen did make one member of our parties a bit queasy, but it is definitely worth stopping by during the holidays.

Visited January 2014
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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“A yearly treat at holiday time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Living in Center City Philadelphia, I walk past the Comcast Center --- the tallest building in the city --- all the time. But I never go inside unless I am either going to the underground food court or it's holiday season. Taking my grown kids and out-of-town friends to the Comcast holiday show is a yearly tradition for us now.

The show is a 3-D video displayed on a gigantic wall in the Comcast Center's lobby. It is difficult to explain it, but mainly it is a 15-minute video of music and dance and special effects that make it look like the people in the videos are real people dancing on the wall. It is shown every day from right after Thanksgiving until right after New Year's Day, every hour on the hour, from about 9 a.m. or so until 8 p.m. And each year the show is more and more popular, with large crowds at every hour. The lobby floor is heated (I'll bet that a lot of people who stand through the show don't know that!), and so you can sit on the floor with the kiddies and watch. There are aerial scenes of the city, ballet sequences, cartoon characters, and dancing lights. There's really no way to explain how special it is...you just have to go and see for yourself.

The show is free and parts of it change yearly. The Comcast lobby is interesting in itself, with sculptures of people walking on beams overhead.

Go. You'll like it. I guarantee it.

Visited January 2014
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Merion Park, Pennsylvania, United States
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“Great visual experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

What a great place to go for a break in your travels around town or if you're waiting for your dinner reservation.

Visited December 2013
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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“Fun Holiday Show”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Fun stop in between all of the craziness of the holidays - just the right amount of time to get away for 15 minutes.

Visited December 2013
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