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Pennsylvania Convention Center

The Pennsylvania Convention Center is a multi-use public facility in Center City Philadelphia designed to accommodate conventions, exhibitions, conferences and other events. It’s home to the annual Philadelphia Flower Show and Auto Show. It’s also easy to get to via SEPTA.

How to get there

Take any Regional Rail Line to Jefferson Station, the Market-Frankford Line to 11th Street, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, or Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 & 36 to 13th Street. Bus Routes 4, 16, 17, 23, 33, 38, 44, 45, 48, 124 & 125 also get you close.

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.

Connecting Services

It's easy to go from Philadelphia International Airport to the Pennsylvania Convention Center via SEPTA's Airport Line. Airport Line service runs seven days a week, between 5:00 a.m. and 12 midnight. Stops on the Airport Line include:

Terminal E + Terminal F

The end point of all Airport Line trains. Terminal F is a short, indoor walk from the station platform.E Airlines: JetBlue, Southwest Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Spirit AirlinesF Airlines: American Eagle (formerly US Airways Express)

Terminal C + Terminal D

Visit Terminal D featuring a renovated shopping plaza of modern retailers.Airlines: American Airlines, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, United Airlines

Terminal B

The Marriot Hotel is a short walk from the station platform.Airlines: American Airlines Domestic Service

Terminal A (East and West Gates)

The station platform connects to the east portion of the terminal. Access to west gates may require customers to walk outside.East Gate: Aer Lingus, American Airlines, American Airlines including all flights to Chicago (ORD), Dallas (DFW) and Miami (MIA)West Gate: Icelandair, British Airways, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, American Airlines International & Caribbean service

Eastwick

Nearby to SEPTA bus routes, PNC Operations Center, and more Airport hotels.

Penn Medicine Station

Walking distance to University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, University of the Sciences, CHOP, shopping and restaurants.

30th Street Station

Convenient connections to Amtrak and NJ Transit rail services; BoltBus and MegaBus services. Nearby other SEPTA transit services including the Market-Frankford Line, Trolley lines and Center City destined bus routes.

Suburban Station

Located in the heart of Center City Philadelphia, nearby to a number of major corporations, the Art Museum area and Ben Franklin Parkway. Major transfer point for other SEPTA Regional Rail services.

Jefferson Station

Underneath the famous Reading Terminal Market and adjacent to the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Convenient connections to Greyhound and NJ Transit bus services at 10th & Filbert Station. Steps away from major downtown hotels.

Temple University

The main campus of the famed Philadelphia institution, near the corner of Broad & Cecil B. Moore.

Things To Do

Within short walks of the Convention Center are many hotels, restaurants, shopping (like Macy's) and other local attractions, including Independence Hall in America’s most historic square mile, Chinatown and its Stunning Friendship Gate, and Rittenhouse Square. Outside of our western entrance is the Museum Mile which stretches along Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

The center is also next to the culinary melting pot known as Reading Terminal Market, which offers a vast choice of mouthwatering regional and international food.

Upcoming Local Happenings
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Latin American Book Fair

City Hall Courtyard

Philly-area authors who write in Spanish present their works in the City Hall courtyard during the all-day Latin American Book Fair on Friday. Authors in attendance for 2021 include Alexander Selimov, Aida Waserstein, Diana Rodriguez Wallach, Allan Fajardo, Carlo Adorno and more. Get there 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.

20210924 00:00 20210925 00:00 America/New_York Latin American Book Fair <p>Philly-area authors who write in Spanish present their works in the City Hall courtyard during the all-day&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/latinbookfair/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Latin American Book Fair</a>&nbsp;on Friday. Authors in attendance for 2021 include Alexander Selimov, Aida Waserstein, Diana Rodriguez Wallach, Allan Fajardo, Carlo Adorno and more.&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA:&nbsp;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.</p> City Hall, John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Center City District Restaurant Week

Center City Philadelphia

More than 60 restaurants in the Center City District offer signature three-course dinners for $40 per person and three-course lunches for $25 per guest during the fall edition of Center City District Restaurant Week - from 9/18 thru 9/30. Participating restaurants this season include Amada, Barbuzzo, Liberte Lounge, Mixto, SOUTH Kitchen & Jazz Club and Tequilas Restaurant. Plus, diners can enter for a chance to win dinner once a month for a year at select Center City restaurants. Leave the car in park and the driving to SEPTA! Click here to get started!

20210918 00:00 20211001 00:00 America/New_York Center City District Restaurant Week <p>More than 60 restaurants in the Center City District offer signature three-course dinners for $40 per person and three-course lunches for $25 per guest during the fall edition of&nbsp;<a href="https://www.visitphilly.com/things-to-do/events/center-city-restaurant-week/">Center City District Restaurant Week</a>&nbsp;- from 9/18 thru 9/30. Participating restaurants this season include Amada, Barbuzzo, Liberte Lounge, Mixto, SOUTH Kitchen &amp; Jazz Club and Tequilas Restaurant. Plus, diners can enter for a chance to win dinner once a month for a year at select Center City restaurants. Leave the car in park and the driving to SEPTA! Click <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/plan-your-trip">here</a> to get started!</p> Philadelphia City Hall, John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Center City Fit

Dilworth Park

Dilworth Park at City Hall is once again home to free fitness classes on Monday and Thursday evenings - open to the public with no advanced registration necessary from Center City Fit. 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.

20210423 00:00 20211124 00:00 America/New_York Center City Fit <p><a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/destination/dilworthpark?center=39.95263902962235,-75.16467939999998&amp;zoom=16">Dilworth Park</a> at City Hall is once again&nbsp;home to free fitness classes on Monday and Thursday evenings - open to the public with no advanced registration necessary from&nbsp;<a href="https://centercityphila.org/parks/events/center-city-fit?page=1" rel="noreferrer noopener" target="_blank">Center City Fit</a>.&nbsp;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.</p> Dilworth Park, South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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