Destination

Dilworth Park

The city's lively centerpiece, with a cafe, lush lawn, tree groves, and a fountain, which converts into an ice skating rink in winter. As Philadelphia’s Center Square, it is designed as a high-quality gateway to public transit and as a civic place with on-going programming, amenities, and activities that benefit the public and support the mission of the park.

How to get there

It is SO easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop SEPTA's Market-Frankford Line or Trolley Routes 10,11,13,34, or 36 to 15th Street Station. You can also hop the Broad Street Line to City Hall Station. If riding a Bus is more your style, Routes 4, 16, 17, 27, 31, 32, 33, 38, 44, 62, 78, 124 & 125 all drop you within a block or two of the park. 

Fare

There are many ways to get here on SEPTA, there are also many ways to pay. Click here to learn which fare is best for you. ​

Hours

Open 6a thru 1a, 7 days a week

Things To Do

Dilworth Park is a beautifully appointed park with an interactive fountain, lush lawn and tree grove seating areas, which features a café. The fountain, open in the warmer months, transforms into an ice skating rink each winter. Both are favorite activities for kids and adults alike. Spring through fall the park is bustling with people enjoying the many activities happening all week long. Festivals, live musical performances, outdoor movie screenings, and happy hour specials bring an audience to the park at all hours of the day and night. Plus, you can stay connected with free XFINITY WiFi at Dilworth Park. And all of this activity is taking place above a major transit hub.

Upcoming Local Happenings
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Center City Sips

Dilworth Park, Marathon on Market, and more...

Great reason to catch the later train! Center City Sips is back every Wednesday from 5p to 7p now thru 8/29! Partake in $6 cocktails, $5 wine, $4 beer and half-priced appetizers at more than 50 bars and restaurants all over Center City - all just steps from a SEPTA stop!

20180606 00:00 20180830 00:00 America/New_York Center City Sips <p>Great reason to catch the later train! Center City Sips is back every <a href="https://www.centercityphila.org/explore-center-city/ccdsips">Wednesday</a>&nbsp;from 5p to 7p now thru 8/29! Partake in $6 cocktails, $5 wine, $4 beer and half-priced appetizers at more than 50 bars and restaurants all over Center City - all just steps from a <a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/plan-your-trip">SEPTA</a> stop!</p> Dilworth Park, South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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All American BBQ

Dilworth Park

From 6/21 to 6/24, head to Dilworth Park for the annual All-American BBQ. This year’s five-day-long cookout features local DJs and live music, outdoor games and activities, a beer garden and — of course — a variety of mouth-watering barbecue eats. Hop the Market-Frankford Line or Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 & 36 to 15th Street, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, Bus Routes 2, 17, 33, 38, 44, 48, 124 or 125 or Regional Rail to Suburban Station. 

20180621 00:00 20180625 00:00 America/New_York All American BBQ <p>From 6/21 to 6/24, head to Dilworth Park for the annual <a href="https://centercityphila.org/parks/dilworth-park/all-american-bbq/all-american-bbq-20189">All-American BBQ</a>. This year&rsquo;s five-day-long cookout features local DJs and live music, outdoor games and activities, a beer garden and &mdash; of course &mdash; a variety of mouth-watering barbecue eats. Hop the Market-Frankford Line or Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 &amp; 36 to 15th Street, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, Bus Routes 2, 17, 33, 38, 44, 48, 124 or 125 or Regional Rail to Suburban Station.&nbsp;</p> Dilworth Park, South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Molestice

Center City

Every year, the Molestice festival brings a free concert, food, drinks and more to Mole Street in Center City. This Saturday, 6/23, enjoy performances by bands like Nicole Atkins, Worldtown Soundsystem, and Scantron while enjoying eats from Philadelphia's favorite food trucks. Admission is free, but you need a ticket. Avoid traffic, don't look for parking. Ride SEPTA. Hop Regional Rail to Suburban Station, the Trolley or MFL to 15th, Broad Street Line to City Hall or Race/Vine, or Routes 2, 17, 27, 33, 38, 44, 48, 124 or 125.

20180623 00:00 20180624 00:00 America/New_York Molestice <p>Every year, the <a href="http://molestice.com/">Molestice</a>&nbsp;festival brings a free concert, food, drinks and more to Mole Street in Center City. This Saturday, 6/23, enjoy performances by bands like Nicole Atkins, Worldtown Soundsystem, and Scantron while enjoying eats from Philadelphia&#39;s favorite food trucks. Admission is free, but you need a ticket.&nbsp;Avoid traffic, don&#39;t look for parking. Ride SEPTA. Hop Regional Rail to Suburban Station, the Trolley or MFL to 15th, Broad Street Line to City Hall or Race/Vine, or Routes 2, 17, 27, 33, 38, 44, 48, 124 or 125.</p> 100 North Mole Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Photo Pop Philly

Philadelphia Building

Photo Pop Philly, a new, interactive pop-up exhibit showcasing local artists runs thru 7/8 in the Philadelphia Building in Center City. The exhibit features five red-white-and-blue themed rooms filled with original, Instagram-worthy art, murals and installations. So many way to get here on SEPTA. Take the Market-Frankford Line to 11th Street, Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust, or hop Routes 42, 21, or 12.

20180524 00:00 20180709 00:00 America/New_York Photo Pop Philly <p><a href="https://www.photopopphilly.com/">Photo Pop Philly</a>, a new, interactive pop-up exhibit showcasing&nbsp;local artists runs thru 7/8 in the Philadelphia Building in&nbsp;Center City. The exhibit features five red-white-and-blue themed rooms filled with original, Instagram-worthy art, murals and installations. So many way to get here on SEPTA.&nbsp;Take the Market-Frankford Line to 11th Street, Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust, or hop Routes 42, 21, or 12.</p> 1315 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Meetings & Conventions

Pennsylvania Convention Center

Event(s) being held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center this week:

6/23 to 6/26: The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging

6/23: CFA Institute

Get there on SEPTA. The Convention Center is a short walk from Jefferson Station, or you can ride the Market-Frankford Line to 11th, the Broad Street Line to City Hall or hop Routes 23, 45, 48 or 61.

20180623 00:00 20180627 00:00 America/New_York Meetings & Conventions <p>Event(s) being held at the <a href="https://www.paconvention.com/upcoming-events">Pennsylvania Convention Center</a> this week:</p> <p>6/23&nbsp;to 6/26:&nbsp;The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging</p> <p>6/23:&nbsp;CFA Institute</p> <p>Get there on SEPTA. The Convention Center is a short walk from Jefferson Station, or you can ride the Market-Frankford Line to 11th, the Broad Street Line to City Hall or hop Routes 23, 45, 48 or 61.</p> Pennsylvania Convention Center, Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Aladdin

Academy of Music

The smash musical Aladdin takes the stage at the Academy of Music 6/13 thru 7/1. This Perk gets you 10% off tickets! Get here on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to Suburban Station, the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust, the Market-Frankford Line to 15th Street, or Routes 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32 or 42.

20180613 00:00 20180702 00:00 America/New_York Aladdin <p>The smash musical <em>Aladdin </em>takes the stage&nbsp;at the Academy of Music 6/13 thru 7/1.<em>&nbsp;</em><a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/perk/139">This Perk gets you&nbsp;10% off tickets!</a>&nbsp;Get here on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to Suburban Station, the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust, the Market-Frankford Line to 15th Street, or Routes 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32 or 42.</p> 240 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Night Market Philadelphia: Gayborhood

The Gayborhood

The traveling Night Market heads to the Gayborhood in Midtown Village this Thursday, bringing food truck fare, live music and more. Grab bites from Night Market newcomers Have a Ball, SEAMAAC's SoPhiE Food Truck and Gotta Lotta Gelata while enjoying performances by Sharon Katz & The Peace Train and Paulette Branson & Mixed People. Special vendor and female-founded activist apparel retailer The Outrage will be part of this event and donate 100% of their Night Market profits to the Food Trust.Get here on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust, Market-Frankford Line or Trolley to 13th Street or Routes 9, 12, 21, 23, 42 or 45.

20180621 00:00 20180622 00:00 America/New_York Night Market Philadelphia: Gayborhood <p>The traveling <a href="http://thefoodtrust.org/night-market">Night Market</a> heads to the Gayborhood in Midtown Village this Thursday, bringing food truck fare, live music and more. Grab bites from Night Market newcomers Have a Ball, SEAMAAC&#39;s SoPhiE Food Truck and Gotta Lotta Gelata while enjoying performances by&nbsp;Sharon Katz &amp; The Peace Train and Paulette Branson &amp; Mixed People. Special vendor and female-founded activist apparel retailer The Outrage will be part of this event and donate 100% of their Night Market profits to the Food Trust.Get here on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust, Market-Frankford Line or Trolley to 13th Street or Routes 9, 12, 21, 23, 42 or 45.</p> 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Balcony Bar

Kimmel Center

The Kimmel Center’s Balcony Bar is open for the season from 5p to 9p on Wednesdays until 8/29 - including during CCD Sips! Guests can enjoy cocktails, beer and wine, and food specials (sliders, fried pierogies and more) from Garces. Get here on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust.

20180606 00:00 20180830 00:00 America/New_York Balcony Bar <p>The Kimmel Center&rsquo;s&nbsp;<a href="https://www.kimmelcenter.org/events-and-tickets/events/new-balcony-bar--the-kimmel/">Balcony Bar</a> is open for the season from 5p to 9p on Wednesdays until 8/29 - including during CCD Sips! Guests can enjoy cocktails, beer and wine, and food specials (sliders, fried pierogies and more) from Garces. Get here on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust.</p> 300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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