‘Let It Snow, Let It Snow’: ‘The Comcast Holiday Spectacular 2012’ Kicks off
Its Fifth Year Thanksgiving Day with a New ‘Snowman Symphony’
-- November 15, 2012
“The Comcast Holiday Spectacular 2012” debuts Thanksgiving Day at
10:00 a.m., marking the fifth year it will dazzle and delight
audiences throughout the holiday season. A new “Snowman Symphony”
helps strike up the orchestra and kick-off the show this year.
Favorite scenes from The Nutcracker, beautifully performed by the
WHAT: renowned Pennsylvania Ballet, a magical sleigh ride through the snow
covered Pennsylvania countryside, a world-class 1940s swing-style
dance of Jingle Bell Rock featuring Broadway stars, the majestic
sounds of a 64-piece orchestra, the harmony of the Commonwealth Youth
Choir’s Keystone State Boychoir and Pennsylvania Girlchoir, and more,
will delight people of all ages.
The free Comcast Holiday Spectacular has quickly become a “must see”
Philadelphia holiday tradition. Since its debut in 2008, more than a
half million people have seen the 15-minute show. Full of stunning
original holiday imagery and music and created by using cutting-edge
technology, it appears on the 83’ x 25’ Comcast Experience video wall
in the Comcast Center lobby, which is the world’s largest
four-millimeter LED screen with incredible resolution that’s five
times that of an HDTV.
Children of all ages will receive a free waterless temporary “Snowman
Symphony” tattoo that when displayed will be valid for a one-time
“tasty treat” at either Termini Brothers Bakery or Di Bruno Bros.,
located in The Market & Shops on the concourse level of Comcast
Center during the show’s run through New Year’s Day 2013.
Visitors are also encouraged to use #spectacular to share their
holiday greetings and photos during their Comcast Holiday Spectacular
The holidays are all about tradition, and The Comcast Holiday
Spectacular 2012 provides people of all ages with a free, one-of-a
kind viewing experience to celebrate the holiday season and create
yuletide memories. The Comcast Experience video wall has become a
WHY: major attraction for Philadelphians and tourists from across the
nation since it was unveiled in 2008. In the spirit of the season,
The Comcast Holiday Spectacular 2012 welcomes the community to share
in celebrating the holidays in this free, unique and family-friendly
WHEN: Thanksgiving Day (November 22, 2012) through 4:00 p.m. New Year’s Day
Shown daily 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
15-minute shows at the top of each hour
(Shows are not presented on weekdays at 5:00 p.m.)
WHERE: Comcast Center
1701 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available:
Katie Lubenow, 215-286-5691
Lisa Ferri, 215-286-7676
Dennille Schuler, 215-735-6760
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