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“Macys (old Wanamakers) Christmas Light Show a Must See!”
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Macy's Center City History Tour in Philadelphia
Ranked #9 of 488 things to do in Philadelphia
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

The Christmas Light & Music Show at Macy’s (fomerly Wanamakers) is a must see for the family. From the exquisite lights to the exquisite pipe organ! A must see for our family ever Christmas season

1  Thank Ken W
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Christmas at Macy’s is a must to enjoy the light show and sound of this magnificent pipe organ! Look forward to Christmas there 2018!

1  Thank Laraine H
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

For anyone that likes music, this is must-see on a vacation to Phili. I went to see it as an organ player. Never gets crowded.

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

We were at Macy's in time to hear the organ concert. Then to our surprise, Steve, who is in charge of tourism for Macy's, took us inside to see the inner parts of the organ. The pipes you see on the store wall are just a facade. The small part of the inside that we saw was amazing and very intricate. He also gave us quite an organ education about all that is involved in the maintenance of this great musical instrument. It is definitely worth the time to look for Steve to see this for yourself!

2  Thank bnghill
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Find a way to listen to this organ! You get 45 minutes of free music played by a talented organist in a building with nice acoustics and with sound coming from the largest organ operating in the world today. There is a larger one but not all of it is playable.
We also owe a special shout out to Steve, who gives tours of the Wannamaker building. We missed the tour for the day we listened but he managed to find time to show us a couple of highlights and gave us an incredible amount of information in a short time. He was very accommodating and helpful.

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