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Chinatown

Stretching from Arch Street to Vine Street, and from 11th street to 8th Street, Chinatown is packed end-to-end with restaurants and stores that represent Hong Kong, Cantonese, Fujianese, Northern Sichuan and Taiwanese cultures, with a sprinkling of Korean, Thai, Malaysian, Burmese, and Vietnamese. Beyond the iconic Chinatown Friendship Gate, visitors can look forward to delicious food from acclaimed restaurants and street vendors, fabulous shops, seasonal street festivals, and more.

How to get there

Chinatown is a short walk from Jefferson Station (Regional Rail), 8th Street and 11th Street Stations (Market-Frankford Line), Chinatown and 8th Street Stations (Broad-Ridge Spur) and City Hall (Broad Street Line). Multiple Bus Routes also serve Chinatown. 

Bus Routes

Routes 23, 47M, 45, 48, and 61

Subway lines

Market-Frankford Line, Broad Ridge Spur, Broad Street Line

Regional Rail lines that come into Jefferson Station

Airport Line Regional Rail

Warminster Line Regional Rail

Wilmington/Newark Line Regional Rail

West Trenton Line Regional Rail

Media/Elwyn Line Regional Rail

Lansdale/Doylestown Line Regional Rail

Paoli/Thorndale Line Regional Rail

Manayunk/Norristown Line Regional Rail

Chestnut Hill East Line Regional Rail

Trenton Line Regional Rail

Fox Chase Line Regional Rail

Chestnut Hill West Line Regional Rail

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. ​

Upcoming Local Happenings
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Got Strings Youth Orchestra

Jefferson Station

Located in Perkasie, “Got Strings” is a 501c3 non-profit group created by Deirdre Edgell and comprised of talented young musicians from Bucks and surrounding counties. The two-level youth orchestra program was created to foster a passion for playing in students and to expand on lessons learned in schools or through private teaching. Rather than placing students in classes by age they sort by ability. “Got Strings” has performances all over Philadelphia. Their next performance will be in Jefferson Station on Saturday, 2/29 from 10a-2:45p. Get here on SEPTA! ake any Regional Rail Line to Jefferson Station, or ride the Market-Frankford Line to 11th, Trolley to 13th, the Broad Street Line to City Hall or hop Routes 4, 16, 17, 23, 27, 33, 45, 48 or 61. 

20200229 00:00 20200301 00:00 America/New_York Got Strings Youth Orchestra <p>Located in Perkasie, &ldquo;<a href="http://gotstrings.com/index.html">Got Strings</a>&rdquo; is a 501c3 non-profit group created by Deirdre Edgell and&nbsp;comprised of talented young musicians from Bucks and surrounding counties. The two-level youth orchestra program was created to foster a passion for playing in students and to expand on lessons learned in schools or through private teaching. Rather than placing students in classes by age they sort by ability. &ldquo;Got Strings&rdquo; has performances all over Philadelphia. Their next&nbsp;performance&nbsp;will be in Jefferson Station on Saturday, 2/29 from 10a-2:45p.&nbsp;Get here on SEPTA!&nbsp;ake any Regional Rail Line to&nbsp;Jefferson Station, or ride the Market-Frankford Line to 11th, Trolley to 13th, the Broad Street Line to City Hall or hop Routes 4, 16, 17, 23, 27, 33, 45, 48 or 61.&nbsp;</p> Jefferson Station, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show

Convention Center

The 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center Saturday, 2/29 through Sunday, 3/8 with a combination of designs, live entertainment, workshops, and other events. Explore acres of amazing floral and landscape displays, plus extra activities for everyone like the Garden Tea and Butterflies Live! The 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show theme "Riviera Holiday" is inspired by the world's Mediterranean gardens. Riviera Holiday beckons you to embrace your inner romantic and create a Mediterranean garden of your own. Ornate pottery and patterned tiles, a well-placed pergola, and abundant clusters of scented flowers, ornamental fountains, and herb parterres provide irresistible appeal along with sustainable lower maintenance, water-wise options that are both responsive to and reflective of temperate conditions. The Flower Show is a top destination and “must experience” horticultural event, attracting 250,000 visitors annually to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a showcase of excellence that dates back to 1829. SEPTA Regional Rail trains, bus routes, trolleys and the Market-Frankford Line can get you to within walking distance of the convention center. Click here for more detail, including info on discounted show tickets available for purchase at all major SEPTA Transit Sales Offices and Regional Rail Ticket Offices.

 

20200229 00:00 20200309 00:00 America/New_York 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show <p>The <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/FlowerShow">2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show</a> returns to the <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/destination/conventioncenter?center=39.954729068499994,-75.159694&amp;zoom=16">Pennsylvania Convention Center</a> Saturday, 2/29 through Sunday, 3/8 with a combination of designs, live entertainment, workshops, and other events. Explore acres of amazing floral and landscape displays, plus extra activities for everyone like the&nbsp;<a href="https://theflowershow.com/experiences/garden-tea/"><em>Garden Tea</em></a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<em><a href="https://theflowershow.com/experiences/butterflies-live/">Butterflies Live!</a></em> The 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show theme &quot;Riviera Holiday&quot; is inspired by the world&#39;s Mediterranean gardens. Riviera Holiday beckons you to embrace your inner romantic and create a Mediterranean garden of your own. Ornate pottery and patterned tiles, a well-placed pergola, and abundant clusters of scented flowers, ornamental fountains, and herb parterres provide irresistible appeal along with sustainable lower maintenance, water-wise options that are both responsive to and reflective of temperate conditions. The Flower Show is a top destination and &ldquo;must experience&rdquo; horticultural event, attracting 250,000 visitors annually to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a showcase of excellence that dates back to 1829. SEPTA Regional Rail trains, bus routes, trolleys and the Market-Frankford Line can get you to within walking distance of the convention center. Click <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/flowershow">here</a> for more detail, including info on discounted show tickets available for purchase at all major SEPTA Transit Sales Offices and Regional Rail Ticket Offices.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Fourteen - A New Exhibit

National Constitution Center

FOURTEEN, open now thru 3/27 explores the Reconstruction era and life after the ratification of the 14th Amendment, which granted citizenship rights and protections to formerly enslaved African Americans. The 35-minute theatrical performance features readings from historic texts — including Frederick Douglass’ open letter “To My Old Master” — and highlights the influential figures and everyday Americans who made an impact during the era. Check out this Perk before you go! 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.

20200204 00:00 20200327 00:00 America/New_York Fourteen - A New Exhibit <p><em><a href="https://constitutioncenter.org/calendar/fourteen-a-theatrical-performance-spring-2020" target="_blank">FOURTEEN</a>, </em>open now thru 3/27&nbsp;explores the Reconstruction era and life after the ratification of the 14th Amendment, which granted citizenship rights and protections to formerly enslaved African Americans. The 35-minute theatrical performance features readings from historic texts &mdash; including Frederick Douglass&rsquo; open letter &ldquo;To My Old Master&rdquo; &mdash; and highlights the influential figures and everyday Americans who made an impact during the era.&nbsp;Check out&nbsp;<a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/56">this Perk</a>&nbsp;before you go! 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.</p> National Constitution Center, Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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