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Last Minute Gift Ideas: Tickets

Need some ideas for the person that has everything? Tickets to a local event make a fun and thoughtful gift.

Do you still have last minute holiday shopping to do? Tickets to a local sporting event, theatre, concert, or museum make a great gift.

Consider some of the options below for those on your gift list. 

Sporting Events

US Open in Merion

The US Open Championship returns to Merion Golf Club for the first time since 1981. Only 25,000 spectator tickets are available. 

Philadelphia Phillies

Six game packs, spring training three packs, season tickets, and ballpark tours are some of the options available. 

  • When: Spring training begins Jan. 10, 2013. 
  • Where: Citizens Bank Park
  • Ticket Prices: Cost varies based on dates and seats selected. Ballpark tours are $10 for adults and $6 for children. 

Eagles

There is a wait list for 2013 season tickets. Stadium tours are available.

  • Next Game: The Philadelphia Eagles vs. the Washington Red Skins on Dec. 23 at 1 p.m.
  • Where: Lincoln Financial Field
  • Ticket Prices: Game tickets start at $70 plus fees. Stadium tours are $10 for adults and $8 for children. 

Philadelphia 76ers

Sixers holiday packs include two tickets to three games, an autographed player photo, and a $50 gift certificate to Golden Nugget Jewelers. 

Philadelphia Soul

Soul Holiday Pack includes four tickets, a $25 gift card to Chickie's and Pete's, and four passes to the Camden Aquarium or Please Touch Museum. 

  • When: The season opens March 23, 2013. 
  • Where: Wells Fargo Center
  • Ticket Prices: The Soul Holiday Pack starts at $110. 

Theatre

The Walnut Street Theatre

Ticket Prices: $10 to $85

Merriam Theater

Ticket Prices: Vary by performance, dates, times, and seating. 

The Academy of Music

Ticket Prices: Vary by performance, dates, times, and seating. 

People's Light and Theatre Company

Ticket Prices: The Dinner and a Play package for evening performances of This Wonderful Life is $65. Get 1/2 price tickets to the Jan. 3 7 p.m. performance of Aladdin.

The Forrest Theater

Ticket Prices: $87 to $305

Music

Peter Nero and the Philly Pops

Ticket Prices: $30 to $114
Where: Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Ticket Prices: Prices vary by performance and typically start at $40. You can create your own four concert series starting at $23 per concert. 

For The Family

Philadelphia Zoo

Annual memberships to the Philadelphia Zoo include admission to the zoo, treehouse, and Lorikeet Encounter for one full year, plus parking for one vehicle and other discounts. 

Ticket Prices: $65 for individuals and $105 for families. 

Please Touch Museum

A membership to the Please Touch Museum includes admission for up to four people for 12 months. 

Ticket Prices: Save $25 when you purchase a membership through Dec. 25, 2012. Regular admission tickets are $16 per person. 

Adventure Aquarium

Annual passes to the aquarium includes year round access to the aquarium, exhibits, creative events and special programming.

Ticket Prices: Annual passes start at $60. General admission tickets are $23.95 for adults and $17.95 for children. 

The Franklin Institute

Basic membership to the Franklin Institute includes unlimited access to the science museum, Fels Planetarium, and SkyBike.

Ticket Prices: Memberships are $120 for families. General admission museum tickets are $16.50.

Do you have a favorite area event or venue? Share your ideas with Patch in the comments.

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