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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, 48, 124 & 125 also get you close. Bus Routes 4, 16, 124 & 125 are within walking distance

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.

University City

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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SIPS at Center City District Parks & More

Dilworth Park, Bareburger, Bellini Grill, Field House, Iron Hill, and more...

Great reason to catch a later train! Every Wednesday from 6/5 thru 8/28, enjoy SIPS happy hour(s) - runs 5p-7p - at over 50 Center City locations including Sister Cities Park, Cret Park, and Dilworth Park home to unique and locally run cafes that offer half-price appetizers, $6 EFFEN Vodka specialty cocktails, $5 wine, and $4 beer. Visit CCDParks.org to learn more about each park's individual specials. For a full list of SIPS participants - all accessible via SEPTA, visit CCDSIPS.com.

20190724 00:00 20190829 00:00 America/New_York SIPS at Center City District Parks & More <p>Great reason to catch a later train! Every Wednesday from 6/5 thru 8/28, enjoy SIPS happy hour(s) - runs 5p-7p - at over 50 <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/destination/centercity?center=39.954663069262814,-75.17307900000003&amp;zoom=16">Center City locations</a> including Sister Cities Park, Cret Park, and Dilworth Park home to unique and locally run cafes that offer half-price appetizers, $6&nbsp;EFFEN Vodka specialty cocktails, $5 wine, and $4 beer. Visit <a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__centercityphila.us17.list-2Dmanage.com_track_click-3Fu-3D81629cc822272638e099bfb33-26id-3Db81c15f76a-26e-3Dacf2366fb5&amp;d=DwMFaQ&amp;c=7bpf2KEKSGWHalHBe2Ypwg&amp;r=1iOv6BC89y0cqWPOj6RUkI8LpvKEIgN9W5sOr19EBuk&amp;m=Etv9kAoDP3cZtdJcKoEC3cw54JdxSWwp5eLqIj5qCho&amp;s=pWgXKX3bOe7xhCte3rjuuMuyJA15P2J8dSK-aDDeWRM&amp;e=" target="_blank"><strong>CCDParks.org</strong></a> to learn more about each park&#39;s individual specials. For a full list of SIPS participants - all accessible via SEPTA, visit <a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__centercityphila.us17.list-2Dmanage.com_track_click-3Fu-3D81629cc822272638e099bfb33-26id-3D03aefe7469-26e-3Dacf2366fb5&amp;d=DwMFaQ&amp;c=7bpf2KEKSGWHalHBe2Ypwg&amp;r=1iOv6BC89y0cqWPOj6RUkI8LpvKEIgN9W5sOr19EBuk&amp;m=Etv9kAoDP3cZtdJcKoEC3cw54JdxSWwp5eLqIj5qCho&amp;s=W_MNqgsLaO6RiQZ3npiZrcjjlZAt1AIzW8QavSUe9Ys&amp;e=" target="_blank"><strong>CCDSIPS.com</strong></a>.</p> Dilworth Park, South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Center City Fit

Dilworth Park

Rothman Orthopaedics Presents Center City Fit returns to Dilworth Park beginning Monday, 4/15 thru Tuesday, 10/15! Enjoy fun, free fitness programs led by top-notch trainers from Optimal Sport Health Clubs 1315 Walnut. On Mondays from 6p-7p check out Zumba®* and on Tuesdays from 6p-7p there's Boot Camp thru 7/23 and cardio kickboxing 7/30 thru 10/15. For more event details, visit CCDParks.org. It's 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.

20190722 00:00 20190724 00:00 America/New_York Center City Fit <p><a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__centercityphila.us17.list-2Dmanage.com_track_click-3Fu-3D81629cc822272638e099bfb33-26id-3D865a2c231d-26e-3Dacf2366fb5&amp;d=DwMFaQ&amp;c=7bpf2KEKSGWHalHBe2Ypwg&amp;r=1iOv6BC89y0cqWPOj6RUkI8LpvKEIgN9W5sOr19EBuk&amp;m=QGo9fDUkQRCAXim3Kd5rTJG5uGaa1S1DwysaG0_izkk&amp;s=ba6KSqwvG31r-pozrjuVBWfMvhBTNBkW4oNvPCDKcAg&amp;e=" target="_blank"><strong>Rothman Orthopaedics Presents Center City Fit</strong></a> returns to Dilworth Park beginning Monday, 4/15 thru Tuesday, 10/15! Enjoy fun, free fitness programs led by top-notch trainers from Optimal Sport Health Clubs 1315 Walnut. On Mondays from 6p-7p check out Zumba&reg;* and on Tuesdays from&nbsp;6p-7p there&#39;s Boot Camp thru 7/23 and cardio<strong> </strong>kickboxing 7/30 thru 10/15. For more event details, visit <a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__centercityphila.us17.list-2Dmanage.com_track_click-3Fu-3D81629cc822272638e099bfb33-26id-3Db4a55e360c-26e-3Dacf2366fb5&amp;d=DwMFaQ&amp;c=7bpf2KEKSGWHalHBe2Ypwg&amp;r=1iOv6BC89y0cqWPOj6RUkI8LpvKEIgN9W5sOr19EBuk&amp;m=QGo9fDUkQRCAXim3Kd5rTJG5uGaa1S1DwysaG0_izkk&amp;s=Zq1Tyl3dh_JGlPiekcDskpu887zIkjsSgEWuCQ7C3Oo&amp;e=" target="_blank"><strong>CCDParks.org</strong></a>. It&#39;s 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.</p> Dilworth Park, South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Summer Exhibitions

African American Museum in Philadelphia

Head to the African American Museum in Philadelphia from now until September 8 for their new summer exhibitions: DO or DIE: Affect, Ritual, Resistance by Fahamu Pecou, which features a mix of performance, painting, drawing and video that seeks to "elevate and re-contextualize Black life and death." Self-Evident by Sonja Clark is a mix of new and older works that examines the museum's founding in 1976 and other topics. An opening event on Friday, 5/24 includes complimentary wine and live music. Get here on SEPTA. It's a short walk from the 8th Street stop on the Market-Frankford Line or hop Routes 47 or 48. 

20190524 00:00 20190909 00:00 America/New_York Summer Exhibitions <p>Head to the African American Museum in Philadelphia from now until September 8 for their new summer exhibitions: <em>DO or DIE: Affect, Ritual, Resistance</em>&nbsp;by Fahamu Pecou, which&nbsp;features a mix of performance, painting, drawing and video that seeks to &quot;elevate and re-contextualize Black life and death.&quot;&nbsp;<em>Self-Evident</em>&nbsp;by Sonja Clark is a mix of new and older works that examines the museum&#39;s founding in 1976 and other topics. An opening event on Friday, 5/24 includes complimentary wine and live music.&nbsp;Get here on SEPTA. It&#39;s a short walk from the 8th Street stop on the Market-Frankford Line or hop Routes 47 or 48.&nbsp;</p> 701 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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