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LOVE Park

LOVE Park (officially known as J.F.K. Plaza) was built in 1964 as a gateway to Fairmount Park and to mark the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, a one mile diagonal boulevard that connects Philadelphia’s central business district with a collection of cultural and educational institutions. LOVE Park was an internationally-known skateboarding destination in the late 20th century and has also been the site of numerous protests and demonstrations.

Today, the area surrounding the Park – Center City – is the largest place of employment in the city and region, with over 300,000 jobs. LOVE Park is a renowned gathering place and social destination for Center City residents and workers. Positioned between City Hall and The Parkway, and adjacent to the Suburban Station transit hub, the park is also an important stopping place for tourists. Countless photos are taken each year under Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture by visitors from across the country and around the world, making the park a top destination in the city.

LOVE Park is a high-quality space that prioritizes inclusivity and engagement.

How to get there

So easy to get here (and home from 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.

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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Center City Fit

Dilworth Park

Dilworth Park at City Hall is once again home to free fitness classes on Monday and Tuesday evenings - open to the public with no advanced registration necessary from Center City Fit. Get here on SEPTA! Hop the Market-Frankford Line, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 & 36 to 15th Street, Bus Routes 2, 17, 33, 38, 44, 48, 124 or 125 or Regional Rail to Suburban Station.

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Harvest weekend

Harvest Weekend

Dilworth Park

City Hall’s front yard transforms into an autumnal oasis complete with hay bales, cornstalks and beverages during this free seasonal celebration. Live bands and DJs provide the entertainment while professional pumpkin carvers are on hand to offer tips for the perfect jack-o’-lantern. 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. 

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Music

Live at Lunch Presented by PNC

Dilworth Park

Take a break from the office at lunchtime to support local musicians! Every Wednesday and Thursday from noon to 1 p.m. now through 10/12, whether you pull up a seat in the PNC Terrace, or lounge under umbrellas along the fountain, these free concerts will set the tone for the rest of your afternoon. Get here on SEPTA! Hop the Market-Frankford Line, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 & 36 to 15th Street, Bus Routes 2, 17, 33, 38, 44, 48, 124 or 125 or Regional Rail to Suburban Station.

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Rittenhouse Square Fine Craft Fair

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Get a jump on your holiday shopping (it’s never too early!) while supporting local makers. This annual three-day event in Rittenhouse Square highlights high-end creations from some of the region’s most celebrated makers, crafters and artists. Booths throughout the park house one-of-a-kind pieces from more than 150 master woodworkers, glass blowers, jewelry makers, visual artists and more. Leave the driving to SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban Station, hop a Trolley to 19th or ride Routes 2, 9, 17, 21 or 42.

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Miller Theater

Catch The Simon and Garfunkel Story at the Miller Theater from 10/1 thru10/16. Get there on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust. 

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