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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.


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

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest

Blue Cross RiverRink

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, Delaware River Waterfront's outdoor roller skating rink, is back ! Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 42, 17, or 33.

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2nd street

PECO Multicultural Series at Penn's Landing: Festival of India

Penn's Landing

The Council of Indian Organizations in Greater Philadelphia hosts a party this Saturday on the Delaware River waterfront in celebration of the 75th anniversary of Indian independence. The day features plenty of food, dancing, shopping and cultural performances. SEPTA is the best way there! Take the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or hop Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 33 or 42.

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Old city eats 2

Old City Eats

Old City

Move over, Friday: Thursday might be Philly’s favorite happy hour and date night this summer thanks to Old City Eats. More than 20 participating bars, restaurants and eateries in Old City offer small plate and drink specials from 4 to 7 p.m. every Thursday through August 25, 2022. In addition to returning participants like Amada, Khyber Pass Pub and Lucha Cartel, 13 new spots join the party for 2022, including Rebel Taco, Campo’s Philly Cheesesteaks and Scoop DeVille. It's SO easy to get to Old City on SEPTA! Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Routes 5, 9, 17, 21, 33, 42, 44, 48 or 57. 

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2nd street

PECO Multicultural Series: Philadelphia Caribbean Festival

Penn's Landing

After a cancellation in 2020 and a virtual event in 2021, the 36th annual Philadelphia Caribbean Festival returns in-person on Sunday — with musical performances and more — to Penn’s Landing for the first time in three years as part of the PECO Multicultural Series. Bring your flags, and show your pride! SEPTA is the best way there! Take the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or hop Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 33 or 42!

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Pirate Rum Challenge

Delaware River Waterfront

Arrr you ready for a Swashbucklin’ good time? This pop-up rum garden experience every Thursday thru Saturday at the Independence Seaport Museum is full of cheeky and pirate-y activities for adults, including a plank walk against the museum’s pirate-in-residence Calico Jack and a beanbag-toss competition. After completing the challenge, score some booty: a complimentary rum cocktail, of course. Save $2 on admission when you flash your SEPTA Key card! Get there on SEPTA! SEPTA Bus Routes 21, 33 & 42,17, 12, 25 and 48 all get you close! 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.

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