The Comcast Holiday Spectacular

1701 JFK Blvd Philadelphia, PA 19103
Comcast Center Lobby

The Universal Sphere™

1800 Arch St Philadelphia, PA 19103
Comcast Technology Center, Upper Lobby

Visits with Santa

1701 JFK Blvd Philadelphia, PA 19103 The Concourse at Comcast Center

Celebrate the 2023 Holiday Season at the Comcast Center Campus

For 15 years, the Comcast Center Campus has brought the magic of the holidays to life from the heart of Philadelphia. In 2023, guests are invited to celebrate the holidays with The Comcast Holiday Spectacular, extended hours and a sensory-friendly experience at The Universal Sphere, free Photos with Santa, and more.

Programming kicks off Thanksgiving Day and runs through New Year’s Day. Additional information, hours of operation, and locations across campus can be found below. Check back for updates throughout the season.

The Comcast Holiday Spectacular

The Comcast Holiday Spectacular

Philadelphia’s beloved holiday tradition celebrates 15 years of delighting guests in 2023. The free, 15-minute family-friendly show, presented on The Comcast Experience video wall in the Comcast Center lobby, features holiday songs, performances by the Philadelphia Ballet, and a sleigh ride around the world and into Philadelphia.

A sensory-friendly version of The Comcast Holiday Spectacular, produced in partnership with The Arc of the United States, will be offered daily this year. Guests can access Audio Description (AD) of the show by using the Listen EVERYWHERE app on a personal or loaner device (available by request).

Thanksgiving through New Year's Day
Daily, 10a – 8p, at the top of every hour.
*Sensory-friendly shows daily at 2:30p.

Listen Everywhere App
Learn More About The Comcast Experience
The Universal Sphere™

The Universal Sphere™

Make your way over to The Universal Sphere, located in the upper lobby of the Comcast Technology Center. From Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Animation, Universal Destinations & Experiences, and Comcast Labs, The Universal Sphere is a cinematic experience that explores the power of ideas.

Free and open to the public, The Universal Sphere is wheelchair-accessible and service animal friendly, offers closed captioning and Audio Description (AD), has full translations available in Spanish and Mandarin Chinese, and is designated a Certified Autism Center™.

The Universal Sphere is a Certified Autism Center™, and offers daily sensory-friendly shows, featuring modified sound levels, lighting, and movement.

Open year-round, with extended hours during the holiday season.  Daily, 10a – 8p, last show at 7:45p.

Advanced reservations encouraged. Reserve complimentary tickets and review sensory friendly showtimes at the link below.

Reserve Your Complimentary Ticket
Learn More About The Universal Sphere
Visits with Santa

Visits with Santa

Guests can pose for free photos with Santa when he stops by the Comcast Center Campus on his way to the holiday parade. The magic continues when Santa visits The Concourse on select additional dates in December.

Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023, 10a – 3p and Wednesdays and Saturdays, Dec. 6 – 23, 11:30a – 2p.

Trolls Band Together Campus Activations

Trolls Band Together Campus Activations

To celebrate the theatrical release of DreamWorks Animation’s "Trolls Band Together," the Comcast Center Campus will activate special Trolls-themed experiences. Guests of all ages can pose with BroZone in an interactive photo experience in the Comcast Technology Center Concourse, enjoy a new feature on The Comcast Experience video wall, and receive themed giveaways at The Universal Sphere.

On Dec. 2, Poppy and Branch costumed characters will visit campus for a special photo opportunity and meet-and-greet with fans from 10a – 3p.

Vernick Coffee Bar

Stop by for fresh baked goods and warm drinks prepared by the expert team at Vernick Coffee Bar.

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