Local Happenings

Check out some of the upcoming happenings SEPTA can take you to.

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Devon Horse Show and Country Fair

Devon Horse Show Grounds

The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, the country’s oldest and largest event of its kind, features more than a dozen horse races in addition to hunters, jumpers, Saddlebreds, four-in-hand coaching, plus exhibitions and an old-fashioned Country Fair at the Devon Show Grounds. This annual 11-day event runs Thursay, 5/25 thru Sunday, 6/4. The grounds are directly across the street from the Devon Station on the Paoli/Thorndale Regional Rail Line.

20170525 00:00 20170605 00:00 America/New_York Devon Horse Show and Country Fair <p>The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, the country&rsquo;s oldest and largest event of its kind, features more than a dozen horse races in addition to hunters, jumpers, Saddlebreds, four-in-hand coaching, plus exhibitions and an old-fashioned Country Fair at the Devon Show Grounds. This annual 11-day event runs Thursay, 5/25 thru Sunday, 6/4. The grounds are directly across the street from the Devon Station on the Paoli/Thorndale Regional Rail Line.</p> 23 Dorset Rd, Devon, PA 19333 Plan Your Trip


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Parks on Tap

FDR Park

Returning for week two, the Parks on Tap roving pop-up beer garden hits FDR Park Boathouse from Wednesday through Monday (with extended hours in honor of Memorial Day). Stop by for cold beers (including a Parks on Tap special collaboration beer with Saint Benjamin Brewing Company), scrumptious food and plenty of areas for lounging in the sun. Get here on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to AT&T Station or Routes 4 or 17 to 20th & Pattison Ave. Make sure you check out this Pass Perk before you go!!

20170524 00:00 20170530 00:00 America/New_York Parks on Tap <p>Returning for week two, the&nbsp;<a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/blog/parksontap">Parks on Tap roving pop-up beer garden</a>&nbsp;hits FDR Park Boathouse from Wednesday through Monday (with extended hours in honor of Memorial Day). Stop by for cold beers (including a Parks on Tap special collaboration beer with Saint Benjamin Brewing Company), scrumptious food and plenty of areas for lounging in the sun.&nbsp;Get here on SEPTA. Hop the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.septa.org/service/bsl/">Broad Street Line</a>&nbsp;to&nbsp;<a href="http://septa.org/stations/transit/subway/att.html">AT&amp;T Station</a>&nbsp;or Routes&nbsp;<a href="http://www.septa.org/schedules/bus/pdf/004.pdf">4</a>&nbsp;or&nbsp;<a href="http://www.septa.org/schedules/bus/pdf/017.pdf">17</a>&nbsp;to 20th &amp; Pattison Ave. Make sure you check out this <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/163">Pass Perk</a> before you go!!</p> Azalea Garden, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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PHS Pop-Up Garden

South Street

The popular South Street pop-up beer garden, run by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, is open daily with food and drinks curated by the team behind Cantina Los Caballitos. It could not be any easier to get here on SEPTA. Ride the Broad Street Line to Lombard-South or hop the Route 40 Bus.

20170515 00:00 20170930 00:00 America/New_York PHS Pop-Up Garden <p>The popular South Street pop-up beer garden, run by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, is open daily with food and drinks curated by the team behind Cantina Los Caballitos. It could not be any easier to get here on SEPTA. Ride the Broad Street Line to Lombard-South or hop the Route 40 Bus.</p> 1438 South Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Beer Garden at Cira Green

Cira Green

This Friday night, the Cira Green Beer Garden returns to University City for rooftop views, food, drinks, and live music. The beer garden kicks off every week at 5p. with the tapping of a limited-release keg and continues with a variety of drink selections. Get there on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to 30th Street Station, the Market-Frankford Line or Trolley to 30th or Bus Routes 21 & 42.

20170519 00:00 20170624 00:00 America/New_York Beer Garden at Cira Green <p>This Friday night, the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.uwishunu.com/2017/03/sky-high-beer-garden-coming-cira-green-park-spring/">Cira Green Beer Garden</a>&nbsp;returns to University City for rooftop views, food, drinks, and live music. The beer garden kicks off every week at 5p. with the tapping of a limited-release keg and continues with a variety of drink selections. Get there on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to 30th Street Station, the Market-Frankford Line or Trolley to 30th or Bus Routes 21 &amp; 42.</p> Cira Green, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Clark Park Farmers Market

Clark Park

Clark Park is home to one of the largest and most well-populated farmers’ market in Philadelphia, and boasts over a dozen vendors manning tables piled high with organic fruits, heirloom vegetables, milk, eggs, cheeses, meats and more. Sweet pastries and breads fresh from Amish ovens line the walkways, and the smells of honey, cut flowers, dried herbs, and chocolates perfume the park. And it's open year-round on Saturdays from 10a to 2p. Clark Park is also home to a seasonal Thursday market. Get there on SEPTA. Routes 13, 31 & 34 drop you right there!

20170513 00:00 20171029 00:00 America/New_York Clark Park Farmers Market <div id="stcpDiv"> <p>Clark Park is home to one of the largest and most well-populated farmers&rsquo; market in Philadelphia, and boasts over a dozen vendors manning tables piled high with organic fruits, heirloom vegetables, milk, eggs, cheeses, meats and more. Sweet pastries and breads fresh from Amish ovens line the walkways, and the smells of honey, cut flowers, dried herbs, and chocolates perfume the park.<strong> </strong>And it&#39;s open year-round on Saturdays from 10a to 2p. Clark Park is also home to a <a href="http://thefoodtrust.org/farmers-markets/market/clark-park-1">seasonal Thursday market</a>. Get there on SEPTA. Routes 13, 31 &amp; 34 drop you right there!</p> </div> 4300 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature at The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute

Opening this Saturday, 5/27, A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature is the newest exhibition at The Franklin Institute. The display, which features a 1,700-square-foot mirror maze, explores the mathematical patterns of the natural world, from the nested spirals of a sunflower’s seeds to the ridges of a mountain range to the layout of the universe. Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48. Make sure you check out this Pass Perk before you go!! 

20170527 00:00 20170905 00:00 America/New_York A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature at The Franklin Institute <p>Opening this Saturday, 5/27,&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.uwishunu.com/2017/05/franklin-institute-opens-1700-square-foot-mirror-maze-exhibition-summer/">A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature</a></em>&nbsp;is the newest exhibition at The Franklin Institute. The display, which features a 1,700-square-foot mirror maze, explores the mathematical patterns of the natural world, from the nested spirals of a sunflower&rsquo;s seeds to the ridges of a mountain range to the layout of the universe. Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48. Make sure you check out this <a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/perk/165">Pass Perk</a> before you go!!&nbsp;</p> 222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Headhouse Farmers Market

Headhouse Square

On Sunday stop by the Headhouse Farmers Market for fresh produce, baked goods, local meats, cheeses and wines. It's so easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop Route 12, 40, 47 or 57. 

20170514 00:00 20171030 00:00 America/New_York Headhouse Farmers Market <p>On Sunday stop by the Headhouse Farmers Market for fresh produce, baked goods, local meats, cheeses and wines. It&#39;s so easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop Route 12, 40, 47 or 57.&nbsp;</p> 500 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

Constitution Center

Back by popular demand, American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition returns to the National Constitution Center for the first time since 2012 [who else remembers this amazing train car???}.

The 5,000-square-foot display includes over 100 rare artifacts from the temperance movement, including a hatchet used by Carrie Nation, original ratification copies of the 18th and 21st amendments and a Prohibition Bureau Badge issued by the Department of Justice. Runs Friday, 3/3 through Sunday, 7/16. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street/Independence Hall or Routes 17, 33, 38, 44, 48 or 57. Make sure you check out this SEPTA Pass Perk before you go!

20170303 00:00 20170717 00:00 America/New_York American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition <p>Back by popular demand, <em><a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://constitutioncenter.org/calendar/american-spirits-returns-the-rise-and-fall-of-prohibition">American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition</a></em> returns to the National Constitution Center for the first time since 2012 [who else remembers this amazing train car???}.</p> <p><img alt="" src="http://s3.amazonaws.com/assets.iseptaphilly.com-ss/app/public/ckeditor_assets/pictures/687/content_capture.png" style="height:221px; width:222px" /></p> <p>The 5,000-square-foot display includes over 100 rare artifacts from the temperance movement, including a hatchet used by Carrie Nation, original ratification copies of the 18th and 21st amendments and a Prohibition Bureau Badge issued by the Department of Justice. Runs Friday, 3/3 through Sunday, 7/16. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street/Independence Hall or Routes 17, 33, 38, 44, 48 or 57. Make sure you check out this <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/56">SEPTA Pass Perk</a> before you go!</p> 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Plymouth Meeting Mall

Children and parents will be entertained for hours at LEGOLAND Discovery Center, an indoor playground featuring iconic Philadelphia landmarks created from millions of LEGO bricks in MiniLand, Play Zones with an almost unlimited supply of LEGO bricks, a kid-friendly ride and a 4-D cinema. Admission ranges from $19 to $29 depending on date and time. Get there on SEPTA. Bus Routes 27, 90, 95, 98, 150 or L will drop you off right at the mall. 

20170407 00:00 20170831 00:00 America/New_York LEGOLAND Discovery Center <p>Children and parents will be entertained for hours at <a href="http://www.uwishunu.com/2017/03/legoland-discovery-center-open-philadelphia-april-score-free-tickets/">LEGOLAND Discovery Center</a>, an indoor playground featuring iconic Philadelphia landmarks created from millions of LEGO bricks in MiniLand, Play Zones with an almost unlimited supply of LEGO bricks, a kid-friendly ride and a 4-D cinema. Admission ranges from $19 to $29 depending on date and time. Get there on SEPTA. Bus Routes 27, 90, 95, 98, 150 or L will drop you off right at the mall.&nbsp;</p> Plan Your Trip


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Free Yoga at Race Street Pier

Race Street Pier

A favorite warm-weather activity is back at Race Street Pier — free yoga! Every single day of the week (weather permitting), the yoga class takes to the waterfront for fresh air (and free!) fun for yogis of all levels. Classes are: Saturday & Sunday at 9:30a; Monday - Friday at 7a and Monday - Thursday at 6p (there is a morning & evening class Monday-Thursday). So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop Routes 5, 17, 25 or 48. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to...plan your trip!

20170410 00:00 20171112 00:00 America/New_York Free Yoga at Race Street Pier <p>A favorite warm-weather activity is back at Race Street Pier &mdash; free yoga! Every single day of the week (weather permitting), the yoga class takes to the waterfront for fresh air (and free!) fun for yogis of all levels. Classes are: Saturday &amp; Sunday at 9:30a; Monday -&nbsp;Friday at 7a and Monday -&nbsp;Thursday at 6p (there is a morning &amp; evening class Monday-Thursday).&nbsp;So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop Routes 5, 17, 25 or 48. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to...plan your trip!</p> Race Street Pier, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Beer by the Bell

Independence Beer Garden

The Independence Beer Garden is open and SO easy to get to on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street/Independence Hall or Routes 9, 17, 21, 33, 38, 42 or 47. Use our PLAN YOUR TRIP feature for details. Cheers! 

20170424 01:00 20170930 12:00 America/New_York Beer by the Bell <p>The Independence Beer Garden is open and SO easy to get to on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street/Independence Hall or Routes 9, 17, 21, 33, 38, 42 or 47. Use our PLAN YOUR TRIP feature for details. Cheers!&nbsp;</p> 100 South Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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West Side Story

Media Theatre

Located in a charming vintage building in downtown Media, the Media Theatre is one of the Philadelphia region’s most popular venues for live theater. Now thru 6/11, you can see the classic American musical "West Side Story." It's so easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Media/Elwyn Line to Media or the Route 101 Trolley to Monroe Street Station. Oh - and before you go check out this SEPTA Pass Perk - it will save you $10!  

20170426 00:00 20170612 00:00 America/New_York West Side Story <p>Located in a charming vintage building in downtown Media, the <a href="http://mediatheatre.org/broadway-series/a-christmas-story/">Media Theatre</a> is one of the Philadelphia region&rsquo;s most popular venues for live theater. Now thru 6/11, you can see the classic American musical &quot;West Side Story.&quot;&nbsp;It&#39;s so easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Media/Elwyn Line to Media or the Route 101 Trolley to Monroe Street Station. Oh - and before you go check out this <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/135">SEPTA Pass Perk</a> - it will save you $10! &nbsp;</p> 104 East State Street, Media, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival

Franklin Square

The Chinese Lantern Festival is back at Franklin Square now thru Sunday, 6/11. Come see the square at 6th and Race streets come alive with 15,000 LED lights shining on 29 different lantern displays, including a 200-foot-long Chinese dragon. Also on tap: awe-inspiring acrobatics and folk dance performances, the Dragon Beer Garden, classic Asian food and more. Get here on SEPTA. Short walk from the 5th Street/Independence Hall stop on the Market-Frankford Line or ride Bus Routes 47 or 47M.

20170509 00:00 20170612 00:00 America/New_York Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival <p>The&nbsp;<a href="http://www.uwishunu.com/2017/02/chinese-lantern-festival-returns-franklin-square-new-lanterns-spring/">Chinese Lantern Festival</a> is back at Franklin Square now thru Sunday, 6/11. Come see the square at 6th and Race streets come alive with 15,000 LED lights shining on 29 different lantern displays, including a 200-foot-long Chinese dragon. Also on tap: awe-inspiring acrobatics and folk dance performances, the Dragon Beer Garden, classic Asian food and more. Get here on SEPTA. Short walk from the 5th Street/Independence Hall stop on the Market-Frankford Line or ride Bus Routes 47 or 47M.</p> Franklin Square, 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Spruce Street Harbor Park

Penn's Landing

Spruce Street Harbor Park — everyone's favorite seasonal park on the Delaware River — is back with dining, a beer garden, hammocks, a boardwalk, and entertainment. Get here on SEPTA. Short walk from 2nd Street Station on the Market-Frankford Line or ride Bus Routes 12, 21, 33, 42 or 25.

20170512 00:00 20171002 00:00 America/New_York Spruce Street Harbor Park <p>Spruce Street Harbor Park &mdash; everyone&#39;s favorite seasonal park on the Delaware River &mdash; is back with dining, a beer garden, hammocks, a boardwalk, and entertainment. Get here on SEPTA. Short walk from 2nd Street Station on the Market-Frankford Line or ride Bus Routes 12, 21, 33, 42 or 25.</p> 401 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Save the Date: Wizard World

Pennsylvania Convention Center

Get ready! Wizard World is at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Thursday, 6/1 thru Sunday, 6/4. Get here 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.

20170601 00:00 20170605 00:00 America/New_York Save the Date: Wizard World <p>Get ready! Wizard World is at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Thursday, 6/1 thru Sunday, 6/4. Get here 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>


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Save the Date: Stroll the Street

Manayunk

Head to Manayunk on Thursday, 6/1 from 5p to 9p for food trucks, in-store shopping events, sidewalk sales, $5 cocktails and appetizers, and more! Leave the driving to SEPTA. Hop the Manayunk/Norristown Line to Manayunk Line to Manayunk Station or Routes 9, 27, 35 or 61. See ya there!

20170601 00:00 20170809 00:00 America/New_York Save the Date: Stroll the Street <p>Head to Manayunk on Thursday, 6/1 from 5p to 9p for food trucks, in-store shopping events, sidewalk sales, $5 cocktails and appetizers, and more! Leave the driving to SEPTA. Hop the Manayunk/Norristown Line to Manayunk Line to Manayunk Station or Routes 9, 27, 35 or 61. See ya there!</p> 4312 Main Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip