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Penn's Landing

Penn's Landing is a waterfront area of Center City Philadelphia along the Delaware River. Its name commemorates the landing of William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania in 1682. It hosts family-friendly attractions, concerts and events all year long.

How to get there

The the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or hop Bus Routes 5, 12, 17, 21, 25, 33, or 42.

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. ​

Things To Do

No matter what the season, there’s always something to do at Penn’s Landing. During the warmer months its home to many festivals, concerts, and the Spruce Street Harbor Park pop up park. There's also Summerfest and roller skating at the Blue Cross RiverRink. In the winter it's all about ice skating with a Winterfest holiday garden pop up nearby. 

You can also visit the Independence Seaport Museum - which just happens to be a SEPTA Perk

Penn’s Landing is also just a short walk away from historic Old City, which has plenty of restaurants, bars, shops, and art galleries.

Upcoming Local Happenings
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Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

Blue Cross RiverRink

This winter wonderland along the Delaware River is celebrating its 26th anniversary season! Don't miss the fire pits, game room, chalet-style lodge, food and beverages, confectionary cabin and — new this year! — the Winterfest Express train for kiddos to ride. Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 42, 17, or 33. Flash your SEPTA Key or SEPTA Pass to save 50% ($2) on admission! More info here!

20191129 00:00 20200309 00:00 America/New_York Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest <p>This <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com/places/blue-cross-riverrink-winterfest" rel="noopener" target="_blank">winter wonderland</a> along the Delaware River is celebrating its 26th anniversary season! Don&#39;t miss the fire pits, game room, chalet-style lodge, food and beverages, confectionary cabin and &mdash; new this year! &mdash; the Winterfest Express train for kiddos to ride. Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 42, 17, or 33. Flash your SEPTA Key or SEPTA Pass to save 50% ($2) on admission! More info <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/148">here</a>!</p> 121 North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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My General Tubman - Extended Thru 3/15!

Arden Theatre

A world premiere by acclaimed Philadelphia author Lorene Cary, My General Tubman is a beautiful and exciting new play about the complex journey of Harriet Tubman and the impact she continues to have today. Check it out now thru 3/8! It's so easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Routes 5, 17, 33, 48 or 57. Before you go - check out this Perk - it will save you $10!

20200116 00:00 20200316 00:00 America/New_York My General Tubman - Extended Thru 3/15! <p>A world premiere by acclaimed Philadelphia author Lorene Cary,&nbsp;<em>My General Tubman&nbsp;</em>is a beautiful and exciting new play about the complex journey of Harriet Tubman and the impact she continues to have today. Check it out now thru 3/8! It&#39;s so easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Routes 5, 17, 33, 48 or 57. Before you go - check out this&nbsp;<a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/34">Perk</a>&nbsp;- it will save you $10!</p> Arden Theatre Company, North 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Brick Bar

Independence Seaport Museum

Imaginative adults are in for a treat when the Brick Bar comes to Philly on Friday and Saturday, featuring a bar made of more than 1 million interlocking plastic bricks, building competitions, local DJ music and more creative fun. Get there on SEPTA! SEPTA Bus Routes 21, 33 & 42 stop at The Great Plaza at Penn's Landing. Routes 17 and 48 stop at Front and Market Streets. Route 12 stops directly at Spruce Street Harbor Park at Columbus Blvd and Dock Street. Route 25 runs along Columbus Blvd. You can also take the SEPTA Market-Frankford Line (the Blue line) to the 2nd Street Stop. From there, head East over the Market Street Bridge. Save $2 on admission with this Perk!

20200228 00:00 20200301 00:00 America/New_York Brick Bar <p>Imaginative adults are in for a treat when the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.thebrickbars.com/" target="_blank">Brick Bar</a>&nbsp;comes to Philly on Friday and Saturday, featuring a bar made of more than 1 million interlocking plastic bricks, building competitions, local DJ music and more creative fun.&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA! SEPTA Bus Routes 21, 33 &amp; 42 stop at The Great Plaza at Penn&#39;s Landing. Routes 17 and 48 stop at Front and Market Streets. Route 12 stops directly at Spruce Street Harbor Park at Columbus Blvd and Dock Street. Route 25 runs along Columbus Blvd. You can also take the SEPTA Market-Frankford Line (the Blue line) to the 2nd Street Stop. From there, head East over the Market Street Bridge. Save $2 on admission with this&nbsp;<a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/12">Perk</a>!</p> Independence Seaport Museum, South Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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River Alive!

Independence Seaport Museum

This new 4,000-square foot permanent exhibition at the Independence Seaport Museum focuses on the Delaware River and how millions of people use it for water, food and recreation. Hands-on experiences such as the Citizen Science Lab and Fisharium teach guests about what lives in the river and the threats to the watershed. Get there on SEPTA! SEPTA Bus Routes 21, 33 & 42 stop at The Great Plaza at Penn's Landing. Routes 17 and 48 stop at Front and Market Streets. Route 12 stops directly at Spruce Street Harbor Park at Columbus Blvd and Dock Street. Route 25 runs along Columbus Blvd. You can also take the SEPTA Market-Frankford Line (the Blue line) to the 2nd Street Stop. From there, head East over the Market Street Bridge. Save $2 on admission with this Perk!

20181123 00:00 20200229 00:00 America/New_York River Alive! <p>This new 4,000-square foot <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.phillyseaport.org/riveralive" rel="noopener" target="_blank">permanent exhibition</a> at the Independence Seaport Museum focuses on the Delaware River and how millions of people use it for water, food and recreation. Hands-on experiences such as the Citizen Science Lab and Fisharium teach guests about what lives in the river and the threats to the watershed. Get there on SEPTA! SEPTA Bus Routes 21, 33 &amp; 42 stop at The Great Plaza at Penn&#39;s Landing. Routes 17 and 48 stop at Front and Market Streets. Route 12 stops directly at Spruce Street Harbor Park at Columbus Blvd and Dock Street. Route 25 runs along Columbus Blvd. You can also take the SEPTA Market-Frankford Line (the Blue line) to the 2nd Street Stop. From there, head East over the Market Street Bridge. Save $2 on admission with this <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/12">Perk</a>!</p> Independence Seaport Museum, South Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Fourteen constitution center

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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