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“A yearly treat at holiday time”
Review of Comcast Experience

Comcast Experience
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$28.00*
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Small-Group Holiday Tour of Philadelphia's Center City
Ranked #85 of 462 things to do in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
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.

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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.

Thank Vincent A
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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.

Thank ZorroMerion
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Reviewed January 2, 2014

The Comcast Center is one the most interesting buildings in Center City. It has a beautiful water feature at the entrance and a HD wall at the lobby that definitely worth seeing. Unfortunately, unless you work in the building, you won't be able to go into any of the floors above the lobby.

Thank Gabriela S
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Reviewed January 1, 2014

If you have always enjoyed the Macy's light show you'll love seeing this new, technologically forward show. Go downstairs and grab a cup of something to sip on while watching.lots to see and do right outside of the Comcast building too.

Thank cleanma
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