Local Happenings

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

Winterfest rink

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Brewfest

Blue Cross RiverRink

Offering majestic views of both the Delaware River and the Ben Franklin Bridge, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest houses an Olympic-size skating rink, a ski chalet-style lodge, a decorated holiday tree, rustic furniture, fire pits, warming cabins and thousands of lights that illuminate the space in style. This weekend the RiverRink hosts the third-annual Winterfest Brewfest returns with a solid selection of craft beer and food as well as live music from Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Five. Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 42, 17, 33 or 48. 

20161125 00:00 20170227 00:00 America/New_York Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Brewfest <p>Offering majestic views of both the Delaware River and the Ben Franklin Bridge, <a href="http://www.uwishunu.com/2016/11/blue-cross-riverrink-winterfest-returns-cold-weather-fun-november/#sm.0000zpidbx6yud6yyf71slgob5oyz">Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest</a> houses an Olympic-size skating rink, a ski chalet-style lodge, a decorated holiday tree, rustic furniture, fire pits, warming cabins and thousands of lights that illuminate the space in style. This weekend the RiverRink hosts the third-annual <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com/events/winterfest-brewfest3">Winterfest Brewfest</a> returns with a solid selection of craft beer and food as well as live music from Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Five. Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 42, 17, 33 or 48.&nbsp;</p> 121 North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


Ambler restaurant week

Ambler Restaurant Week

Main Street Ambler

More than a dozen local restaurants are set to participate in Ambler Restaurant Week, which brings can’t-miss specials and prix-fixe menus at eateries ranging from high-end to casual. Participating restaurants include Cantina Feliz, Dettera Restaurant and Wine Bar, Bridget’s Steakhouse and Massa. To get here on SEPTA, ride the Lansdale/Doylestown Line to Ambler Station or hop Routes 94 or 95.

20170116 00:00 20170124 00:00 America/New_York Ambler Restaurant Week <p>More than a dozen local restaurants are set to participate in <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://amblermainstreet.org/ambler-restaurant-week/">Ambler Restaurant Week</a>, which brings can&rsquo;t-miss specials and prix-fixe menus at eateries ranging from high-end to casual. Participating restaurants include Cantina Feliz, Dettera Restaurant and Wine Bar, Bridget&rsquo;s Steakhouse and Massa. To get here on SEPTA, ride the Lansdale/Doylestown Line to Ambler Station or hop Routes 94 or 95.</p> 27 West Butler Avenue Plan Your Trip


Pafa

Free Admission to PAFA

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

In celebration of its recently opened World War I exhibition, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is offering free admission to its galleries on Sundays thru April! Grab your Pass and get there on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to City Hall or Race-Vine or Routes 2, 4, 16, 27 or 48.

20170108 00:00 20170430 00:00 America/New_York Free Admission to PAFA <p>In celebration of its recently opened World War I exhibition, <a class="trackingoutbound" href="https://www.pafa.org/">the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts</a> is offering free admission to its galleries on Sundays thru April! Grab your Pass and get there on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to City Hall or Race-Vine or Routes 2, 4, 16, 27 or 48.</p> <p><img alt="" src="http://s3.amazonaws.com/assets.iseptaphilly.com-ss/app/public/ckeditor_assets/pictures/597/content_pafa_rev_war.png" style="height:352px; width:548px" /></p> 118-128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


Robot

Robot Revolution at The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute

Think you could beat a robot in a game of tic-tac-toe? Put your skills to the test at Robot Revolution, a new exhibition at The Franklin Institute that features a collection of robots gathered from around the world. Supported by Google.org and The Boeing Company, the interactive display explores how these fascinating machines can change how we live, work and play. Feel a therapeutic baby seal robot react to your touch, watch soccer-playing 'bots in action and more through this immersive museum opportunity. Best part - if you've got a SEPTA Pass, we've got a Pass Perk that saves you $5! And you can get here on SEPTA! Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48.

20161008 00:00 20170331 00:00 America/New_York Robot Revolution at The Franklin Institute <p>Think you could beat a robot in a game of tic-tac-toe? Put your skills to the test at <em><a href="http://www.uwishunu.com/2016/09/franklin-institute-reveals-world-robots-new-immersive-exhibition/#sm.000k5zfg28cedhi11hf158ntwuyvz">Robot Revolution</a></em>, a new exhibition at The Franklin Institute that features a collection of robots gathered from around the world. Supported by Google.org and The Boeing Company, the interactive display explores how these fascinating machines can change how we live, work and play. Feel a therapeutic baby seal robot react to your touch, watch soccer-playing &#39;bots in action and more through this immersive museum opportunity. Best part - if you&#39;ve got a SEPTA Pass, we&#39;ve got a <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/134">Pass Perk</a> that saves you $5! And you can get here on SEPTA! Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48.</p> 222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park

Dilworth Park

Those looking to ice skate in the heart of Philadelphia can pack up their cold-weather gear and head to the Rothman Rink at Dilworth Park. Skaters of all levels and ages are invited to cruise around the rink while taking in skyline views just outside of City Hall. Afterward, warm up in the Rothman Institute Cabin, offering a variety of eats and the ultimate post-ice-skating treat — hot chocolate. So easy to get here on SEPTA. 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. Check out this SEPTA Pass Perk before you go!

20161111 00:00 20170220 00:00 America/New_York Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park <p>Those looking to ice skate in the heart of Philadelphia can pack up their cold-weather gear and head to the <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.ccdparks.org/dilworth-park/rothmanicerink">Rothman Rink at Dilworth Park</a>. Skaters of all levels and ages are invited to cruise around the rink while taking in skyline views just outside of City Hall. Afterward, warm up in the Rothman Institute Cabin, offering a variety of eats and the ultimate post-ice-skating treat &mdash; hot chocolate. So easy to get here on SEPTA. 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. Check out this <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/143">SEPTA Pass Perk</a> before you go!</p> 1 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 Plan Your Trip


Ccd rest week jan 2017

Save the Date: Center City District Restaurant Week

Center City Philadelphia

Center City District Restaurant Week [or weeks] runs Sunday, 1/22 thru Friday, 2/3. Make your reservations now for fantastic – and affordable – meals at more than 100 of Philadelphia’s best restaurants. Best part, you can get to ALL of these places on SEPTA. Click here to get started!

20170122 00:00 20170204 00:00 America/New_York Save the Date: Center City District Restaurant Week <p><a href="http://www.centercityphila.org/life/RestaurantWeek.php">Center City District Restaurant Week</a> [or weeks] runs Sunday, 1/22 thru Friday, 2/3. Make your reservations now for fantastic &ndash; and affordable &ndash; meals at more than 100 of Philadelphia&rsquo;s best restaurants. Best part, you can get to ALL of these places on SEPTA. Click <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/plan-your-trip">here</a> to get started!</p>


Auto show

Philadelphia Auto Show

Pennsylvania Convention Center

Philadelphia, get ready to start your engines. The Philadelphia Auto Show is in town 1/28 thru 2/5 with more than 700 concept, classic, luxury and exotic cars from a wide variety of global manufacturers. Housed inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the show brings some of the automotive industry’s most impressive designs and most interesting concepts to the 650,000-square-foot display floor. Take SEPTA to the show. 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. And better yet - beginning Wednesday, 1/11, buy discounted adult admission tickets [$11 versus $14] at all major SEPTA Transit Sales & Regional Rail Ticket Offices (valid for admittance to weekday shows only; additional payment may be required on gate admittance on weekends).

20170128 00:00 20170206 00:00 America/New_York Philadelphia Auto Show <p>Philadelphia, get ready to start your engines. The Philadelphia Auto Show is in town 1/28 thru 2/5 with more than 700 concept, classic, luxury and exotic cars from a wide variety of global manufacturers. Housed inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the show brings some of the automotive industry&rsquo;s most impressive designs and most interesting concepts to the 650,000-square-foot display floor. Take SEPTA to the show. 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. And better yet - beginning Wednesday, 1/11, buy discounted adult admission tickets [$11 versus $14] at all major SEPTA Transit Sales &amp; Regional Rail Ticket Offices (valid for admittance to weekday shows only;&nbsp;additional payment may be required on gate admittance on weekends).</p> 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia PA 19107 Plan Your Trip