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ISEPTAPHILLY Newsletter

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20200727 00:00 20211231 00:00 America/New_York ISEPTAPHILLY Newsletter <p>Check out the latest edition of our newsletter - <a href="https://mailchi.mp/septa/the-iseptaphilly-newsletter-338957">here</a>! Want it delivered directly to your inbox every Monday? Email us&nbsp;<a href="mailto:[email protected]?subject=Question" target="_blank">here</a>.</p>


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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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Transit Tuesday ☕️

Dunkin'

Celebrate Transit Tuesday with SEPTA and Dunkin'. Flash your SEPTA Key card to receive a MEDIUM Hot or Iced Coffee for only $1 (+ appl. tax) every Tuesday at any participating Greater Philadelphia-area Dunkin' location. To find your nearest Dunkin' click here. Offer valid on Tuesdays only. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Participation may vary. Limited-time offer. 

20210104 00:00 20211231 00:00 America/New_York Transit Tuesday ☕️ <div class="news-gothic details"> <p>Celebrate <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/123">Transit Tuesday</a> with SEPTA and Dunkin&#39;. Flash your SEPTA Key card to receive a MEDIUM Hot or Iced Coffee&nbsp;for only $1 (+ appl. tax) every&nbsp;Tuesday&nbsp;at any participating Greater Philadelphia-area Dunkin&#39; location. To find your nearest Dunkin&#39; click <a href="http://www.dunkindonuts.com/content/dunkindonuts/en/stores.html">here</a>. Offer valid on Tuesdays only. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Participation may vary. Limited-time offer.&nbsp;</p> </div>


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Philadelphia Film Festival

Various Locations

For the 30th year, this 11-day festival - from 10/20 thru 10/30 - shows the best in independent and foreign films — more than 100 of them — in theaters and venues around Philadelphia. Attendees enjoy short films, feature-length works, animated movies and special guest appearances. Plan your trip here!

20211020 00:00 20211031 00:00 America/New_York Philadelphia Film Festival <p>For the 30th year,&nbsp;<a href="https://filmadelphia.org/festival/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">this 11-day festival</a>&nbsp;- from 10/20 thru 10/30 - shows the best in independent and foreign films &mdash; more than 100 of them &mdash; in theaters and venues around Philadelphia. Attendees enjoy short films, feature-length works, animated movies and special guest appearances. <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/plan-your-trip">Plan your trip here!</a></p>


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Hamilton

Academy of Music

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s smash Broadway musical Hamilton comes to the Academy of Music for a six-week run - now thru 11/28. The sure-to-be-a-hit production focuses on American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, whose legacy is on display at many Historic Philadelphia sites, including Independence Hall, the Second Bank of the United States and the National Constitution Center. Get there on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to Suburban Station, the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust, the Market-Frankford Line to 15th Street, or Routes 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32 or 42.

20211020 00:00 20211129 00:00 America/New_York Hamilton <p>Lin-Manuel Miranda&rsquo;s smash Broadway musical&nbsp;<a href="https://www.kimmelculturalcampus.org/events-and-tickets/202122/broadway-philadelphia/hamilton/" rel="noopener" target="_blank"><em>Hamilton</em></a>&nbsp;comes to the Academy of Music for a six-week run - now thru 11/28. The sure-to-be-a-hit production focuses on American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, whose legacy is on display at many&nbsp;<a href="https://www.visitphilly.com/articles/philadelphia/things-to-do-in-historic-philadelphia/">Historic Philadelphia sites</a>, including Independence Hall, the Second Bank of the United States and the National Constitution Center. Get there on SEPTA.&nbsp;Take Regional Rail to Suburban Station, the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust, the Market-Frankford Line to 15th Street, or Routes 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32 or 42.</p> Academy of Music, South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Ghost in the Garden

Bartram's Garden

This free family event - scheduled for Wednesday - at one of Philly’s best outdoor spaces rewards guests who make it through the twisting path through the “haunted meadow” with delicious prizes. Bartram’s Southwest neighbors are especially welcome to partake in the pre-Halloween festivities. Get there on SEPTA! Bartram's Garden is only a minute walk from the Lindbergh Blvd & 54th Street Route 36 Trolley stop.

20211027 00:00 20211028 00:00 America/New_York Ghost in the Garden <p><a href="https://www.bartramsgarden.org/event/ghosts-in-the-garden/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">This free family event</a>&nbsp;- scheduled for Wednesday - at one of Philly&rsquo;s best outdoor spaces rewards guests who make it through the twisting path through the &ldquo;haunted meadow&rdquo; with delicious prizes. Bartram&rsquo;s Southwest neighbors are especially welcome to partake in the pre-Halloween festivities. Get there on SEPTA!&nbsp;Bartram&#39;s Garden is only a minute walk from the Lindbergh Blvd &amp; 54th Street Route 36 Trolley stop.</p> Bartram's Garden, Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Eastern State Penitentiary

Fairmount

Take a daytime tour of the historic Eastern State Penitentiary. You can also grab a drink and relax in their Fair Chance Beer Garden. Save $2 with this Perk.  Bus Routes 48, 43, 33, 32 & 7 all get you close.

20210427 00:00 20211231 00:00 America/New_York Eastern State Penitentiary <p>Take a daytime tour of the historic <a href="https://www.easternstate.org/">Eastern State Penitentiary</a>. You can also grab a drink and relax in their Fair Chance Beer Garden.&nbsp;<a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/45">Save $2 with this P</a><a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/perk/45">erk</a>.&nbsp; Bus Routes 48, 43, 33, 32 &amp; 7 all get you close.</p> Eastern State Penitentiary, Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Scarecrow Season

Peddler's Village

Now thru 10/30, more than 100 scarecrows line the pathways of this popular Bucks County shopping and dining destination. Visitors are invited to vote for their favorite entry in between stops at dozens of quaint stores. To get here on SEPTA, ride the Lansdale-Doylestown Line to Doylestown. From there make a SEPTA to Uber or Lyft connection to Peddler's Village.

20210920 00:00 20211031 00:00 America/New_York Scarecrow Season <p><a href="https://www.visitphilly.com/uwishunu/things-to-do-in-philadelphia-this-week-weekend/#scarecrows-in-the-village-at-peddlers-village">Now thru 10/30</a>, more than 100 scarecrows line the pathways of this popular Bucks County shopping and dining destination. Visitors are invited to vote for their favorite entry in between stops at dozens of quaint stores. To get here on SEPTA, ride the Lansdale-Doylestown Line to Doylestown. From there make a SEPTA to Uber or Lyft connection to Peddler&#39;s Village.</p> Peddler's Village, Peddlers Village, New Hope, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Halloween Nights

Eastern State Penitentiary

A bold new iteration of Eastern State’s famed Halloween celebration, Halloween Nights is a festival-style event made up of 15 attractions, including two haunted houses, which can be bypassed by those who want a less scary experience. Also on tap for this year: four immersive walkthrough experiences, two live performances, four themed bars and lounges, and special effects like laser shows and large-scale video projections. Check it out from 9/24 thru 11/14. Get there on SEPTA. Bus Routes 49, 48, 43, 33, 32 & 7 all get you [terrifyingly] close. 

20210924 00:00 20211114 00:00 America/New_York Halloween Nights <p>A bold new iteration of Eastern State&rsquo;s famed Halloween celebration,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.easternstate.org/halloween/node/3" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Halloween Nights</a>&nbsp;is a festival-style event made up of 15 attractions, including two haunted houses, which can be bypassed by those who want a less scary experience. Also on tap for this year: four immersive walkthrough experiences, two live performances, four themed bars and lounges, and special effects like laser shows and large-scale video projections. Check it out from 9/24 thru 11/14. Get there on SEPTA. Bus Routes 49, 48, 43, 33, 32 &amp; 7 all get you [terrifyingly] close.&nbsp;</p> 2027 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


Walnut street theater

BEEHIVE -The '60's Musical

Walnut Street Theater

See BEEHIVE - The 60's Musical at the Walnut Street Theater on select dates 9/28 thru 10/31. Get there on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to Jefferson Station or Bus Routes 9, 12, 21, 38, 42, 47, 47M, or 61.

20210928 00:00 20211101 00:00 America/New_York BEEHIVE -The '60's Musical <p>See <a href="https://www.walnutstreettheatre.org/season/show/beehive-the-60s-musical">BEEHIVE - The 60&#39;s Musical</a>&nbsp;at the&nbsp;Walnut Street Theater on select dates 9/28 thru 10/31. Get there on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to Jefferson Station or Bus Routes 9, 12, 21, 38, 42, 47, 47M, or 61.</p> 825 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Spooky Twilight Tours

Betsy Ross House

At the pint-sized home of the nation’s famous flag maker this October, visitors hear true tales about small pox and yellow fever in the courtyard before heading inside to continue their gruesome tour - every Friday in October. Short walk from 2nd Street Station on the Market-Frankford Line or hop Routes 17, 33 or 48.

20211008 00:00 20211030 00:00 America/New_York Spooky Twilight Tours <p>At the pint-sized home of the nation&rsquo;s famous flag maker this October, visitors&nbsp;<a href="http://historicphiladelphia.org/betsy-ross-house/spooky-twilight-tours/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">hear true tales</a>&nbsp;about small pox and yellow fever in the courtyard before heading inside to continue their gruesome tour - every Friday in October.&nbsp;Short walk from 2nd Street Station on the Market-Frankford Line or hop Routes 17, 33 or 48.</p> Betsy Ross House, Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Dining days

University City Dining Days

University City

From 10/20 thru 10/31 - take advantage of special three-course meals and takeout deals at more than 20 West Philly restaurants — including Aksum, Jezabel’s Cafe, Booker’s Restaurant & Bar and CO-OP Restaurant & Lounge — during the return of University City Dining Days. Driving to West Philly? Cira Centre South Garage offers a special $8 parking deal after 5 p.m. Best part? It is so easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 30th, 34th or 36th, a Trolley to 33rd, 36th, 37th or 40th, Regional Rail to 30th Street or University City Station or Bus Routes, 21, 30, 31, 40, 42 or 49.

20211020 00:00 20211101 00:00 America/New_York University City Dining Days <p>From 10/20 thru 10/31&nbsp;-&nbsp;take advantage of special three-course meals and takeout deals at more than 20 West Philly restaurants &mdash; including Aksum, Jezabel&rsquo;s Cafe, Booker&rsquo;s Restaurant &amp; Bar and CO-OP Restaurant &amp; Lounge &mdash; during the return of&nbsp;<a href="https://www.ucdiningdays.com/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">University City Dining Days</a>. Driving to West Philly? Cira Centre South Garage offers a&nbsp;<a href="https://www.ucdiningdays.com/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">special $8 parking</a>&nbsp;deal after 5 p.m. Best part? It is so easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 30th, 34th or 36th, a Trolley to 33rd, 36th, 37th or 40th, Regional Rail to 30th Street or University City Station or Bus Routes, 21, 30, 31, 40, 42 or 49.</p> 3333 Market St, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Trick or Treat Nights

Elmwood Park Zoo

Kiddos can don their costumes — and bring a goodie bag and flashlight — for trick-or-treating fun with all their zoo friends during this four-night event at Norristown’s zoo. Ticket price includes a carousel ride and animal meet-and-greets (plus drink specials at Zoo Brew beer garden for the grownups).Take SEPTA's Manayunk/Norristown Line or Norristown High Speed Line to Norristown Transportation Center. From there, Bus Routes 90, 96, and 98 get you within walking distance.

20211028 00:00 20211101 00:00 America/New_York Trick or Treat Nights <p>Kiddos can don their costumes &mdash; and bring a goodie bag and flashlight &mdash; for trick-or-treating fun with all their zoo friends during&nbsp;<a href="https://www.elmwoodparkzoo.org/event/12825/all/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">this four-night event</a>&nbsp;at Norristown&rsquo;s zoo. Ticket price includes a carousel ride and animal meet-and-greets (plus drink specials at Zoo Brew beer garden for the grownups).Take SEPTA&#39;s Manayunk/Norristown Line or Norristown High Speed Line to Norristown Transportation Center. From there, Bus Routes 90, 96, and 98 get you within walking distance.</p> Elmwood Park Zoo, Harding Boulevard, Norristown, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Mischief

Mütter Museum

Head to Philly’s creepiest museum in your most spooktacular costume this Friday for the attraction’s sixth annual mischief night, featuring performances, tarot card readings, access to the Benjamin Rush Medicinal Plant Garden and festive refreshments. Limited self-guided tours of the museum are available with timed entry. Get here on SEPTA. Take the Trolley to 22nd Street or Routes 7, 9, 21, 42, or 44.

20211029 00:00 20211030 00:00 America/New_York Mischief <p>Head to Philly&rsquo;s creepiest museum in your most spooktacular costume this Friday&nbsp;for the attraction&rsquo;s&nbsp;<a href="http://muttermuseum.org/events/6th-annual-mischief-at-the-m%C3%BCtter/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">sixth annual mischief night</a>, featuring performances, tarot card readings, access to the Benjamin Rush Medicinal Plant Garden and festive refreshments. Limited self-guided tours of the museum are available with timed entry.&nbsp;Get here on SEPTA.&nbsp;Take the Trolley to 22nd Street or Routes 7, 9, 21, 42, or 44.</p> 19 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Farmers Market

Bryn Mawr

Check out one of the biggest farmers markets in Montgomery County - open every Saturday from 10a-12p. Conveniently located at Bryn Mawr Station! Hop the Paoli/Thorndale Line to get there!

20210220 00:00 20211231 00:00 America/New_York Farmers Market <p>Check out one of the biggest <a href="https://myemail.constantcontact.com/Bryn-Mawr-Farmers--Market.html?soid=1101855940003&amp;aid=zQPKpuiLb6s">farmers markets</a> in Montgomery County - open every Saturday&nbsp;from 10a-12p.&nbsp;Conveniently located at <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/destination/bryn_mawr?center=40.02102809397086,-75.31710249999998&amp;zoom=16">Bryn Mawr</a> Station! Hop the Paoli/Thorndale Line to get there!</p> Bryn Mawr Station, Bryn Mawr, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Clark Park Farmers Market

West Philadelphia

Clark Park is home to one of the largest and most well-populated farmers markets in Philadelphia, and boasts over a dozen vendors manning tables piled high with organic fruits, heirloom vegetables, milk, eggs, cheeses, meats and more. It's open year-round on Saturdays from 10a to 2p. Get there on SEPTA. Routes 13, 30 & 34 drop you right there!

20210322 00:00 20211226 00:00 America/New_York Clark Park Farmers Market <div id="stcpDiv"> <p><a href="http://thefoodtrust.org/farmers-markets/market/clark-park">Clark Park is home to one of the largest and most well-populated farmers markets</a> in Philadelphia, and boasts over a dozen vendors manning tables piled high with organic fruits, heirloom vegetables, milk, eggs, cheeses, meats and more. It&#39;s open year-round on Saturdays from 10a to 2p. Get there on SEPTA. Routes 13, 30 &amp; 34 drop you right there!</p> </div> 4300 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Farmers Market

Glenside

Now thru November - head to Glenside Farmers Market every Saturday from 9a-1p. Conveniently located in Glenside Station's parking lot on the Airport, Lansdale/Doylestown, and Warminster Lines.

20210424 00:00 20211128 00:00 America/New_York Farmers Market <p>Now thru November - head to Glenside&nbsp;Farmers Market every Saturday from 9a-1p. Conveniently located in Glenside Station&#39;s parking lot on the Airport, Lansdale/Doylestown, and Warminster Lines.</p> Glenside Station, West Glenside Avenue, Glenside, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Swarthmore Farmers Market 

Swarthmore

Connecting farmers and consumers since 2006. Open Saturdays from 9am-12pm from May to November in the Town Center Parking Lot - located steps from Swarthmore Station.

20210814 00:00 20211128 00:00 America/New_York Swarthmore Farmers Market  <p>Connecting farmers and consumers since 2006. Open Saturdays from 9am-12pm from May to November in the&nbsp;Town Center Parking Lot - located steps from Swarthmore Station.</p> Swarthmore Town Center, Park Avenue, Swarthmore, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Music

Bill Frisell Trio ft. Tony Scherr & Kenny Wollesen

Ardmore

Live music is back at Ardmore Music Hall! And remember: SEPTA is your way there. The Ardmore stop on the Paoli/Thorndale Line gets you straight to the action, and Bus Routes 105 and 106 get you close.

20210821 00:00 20211231 00:00 America/New_York Bill Frisell Trio ft. Tony Scherr & Kenny Wollesen <p>Live music is back at <a href="https://ardmoremusichall.com/">Ardmore Music Hall</a>!&nbsp;And remember: SEPTA is your way there.&nbsp;The Ardmore stop on the Paoli/Thorndale Line gets you straight to the action, and Bus Routes 105 and 106 get you close.</p> Ardmore Music Hall, East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Sesame place

The Count's Halloween Spooktacular

Sesame Place

​​Silly (not spooky) fun is the order of the day at the only theme park in the nation based entirely on the long-running children’s television show. Guests are encouraged to dress in costume to trick or treat around the park, enjoy Halloween-themed shows and partake in a Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt, pumpkin decorating and more. On select dates between now and 11/7, the park hosts a Not-Too-Spooky Halloween Drive-Thru, complete with music, lights, treats and character appearances. Get there on SEPTA! Hop the Route 127 or Route 14 to get there!

20210927 00:00 20211108 00:00 America/New_York The Count's Halloween Spooktacular <p><a href="https://sesameplace.com/philadelphia/events/halloween-spooktacular/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">​​Silly (not spooky) fun</a>&nbsp;is the order of the day at the only theme park in the nation based entirely on the long-running children&rsquo;s television show. Guests are encouraged to dress in costume to trick or treat around the park, enjoy Halloween-themed shows and partake in a Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt, pumpkin decorating and more. On select dates between now and 11/7, the park hosts a&nbsp;<a href="https://sesameplace.com/philadelphia/events/halloween-drive-thru/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Not-Too-Spooky Halloween Drive-Thru</a>, complete with music, lights, treats and character appearances. Get there on SEPTA! Hop the Route 127 or Route 14 to get there!</p> Sesame Place, Sesame Road, Langhorne, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Franklin Fright Weekends

The Franklin Institute

Trick or treating in a museum? That’s exactly what visitors to Philadelphia’s iconic science museum can do every weekend in October at The Franklin Institute. Three new Halloween-inspired science shows round out the month’s spooky offerings. Costumed performers host That’s Gross, Dr. Franklinstein’s Pumpkin Lab and Pondering Plasma. Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48.

20211002 00:00 20211101 00:00 America/New_York Franklin Fright Weekends <p>Trick or treating in a museum? That&rsquo;s exactly what visitors to Philadelphia&rsquo;s iconic science museum can do&nbsp;<a href="https://www.fi.edu/seasonal-experiences" rel="noopener" target="_blank">every weekend in October</a>&nbsp;at The Franklin Institute. Three new Halloween-inspired science shows round out the month&rsquo;s spooky offerings. Costumed performers host That&rsquo;s Gross, Dr. Franklinstein&rsquo;s Pumpkin Lab and Pondering Plasma.&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48.</p> Franklin Institute, North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Boo at the zoo

Boo at the Zoo

Philadelphia Zoo

Over three weekends in October - until 10/31, the Philadelphia Zoo transforms into a seasonal wildlife wonderland for Boo at the Zoo. Kids can wear their costumes to greet animals, get their photo snapped and grab candy at stations set up throughout the attraction. Get there on SEPTA Routes 15 or 38. 

20211016 00:00 20211101 00:00 America/New_York Boo at the Zoo <p>Over three weekends in October - until 10/31, the Philadelphia Zoo transforms into a seasonal wildlife wonderland for&nbsp;<a href="https://philadelphiazoo.org/events/boo-at-the-zoo/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Boo at the Zoo</a>. Kids can wear their costumes to greet animals, get their photo snapped and grab candy at stations set up throughout the attraction. Get there on SEPTA Routes 15 or 38.&nbsp;</p> 3400 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Plan Your Trip


East passyunk

Socially Distanced Halloween Scavanger Hunt

East Passyunk Avenue

The annual Halloween favorite Fall Fest & Spooky Saturday returns to East Passyunk for 2021 this Saturday with a full day of seasonal activities. Come dressed in your costumes and snap a few pics in the photo booth, take kids trick-or-treating at businesses along the Avenue, grab a pumpkin from Urban Jungle and shop from over 40 vendors at the Nice Things Handmade market. Businesses and restaurants along East Passyunk Avenue offer sidewalk sales and seasonal fare for purchase all day. Hop the Broad Street Line to Tasker-Morris or Snyder Stations or hop Routes 47, 45 or 29.

20211030 00:00 20211031 00:00 America/New_York Socially Distanced Halloween Scavanger Hunt <p>The annual Halloween favorite&nbsp;<a href="http://www.visiteastpassyunk.com/events/fall-fest-and-spooky-saturday-2021.php" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Fall Fest &amp; Spooky Saturday</a>&nbsp;returns to East Passyunk&nbsp;for 2021 this Saturday with a full day of seasonal activities. Come dressed in your costumes and snap a few pics in the photo booth, take kids trick-or-treating at businesses along the Avenue, grab a pumpkin from Urban Jungle and shop from over 40 vendors at the Nice Things Handmade market. Businesses and restaurants along East Passyunk Avenue offer sidewalk sales and seasonal fare for purchase all day. Hop the Broad Street Line to Tasker-Morris or Snyder Stations or hop Routes 47, 45 or 29.</p> East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Headhouse farmers market

Headhouse Farmers Market

South Street District

On Sunday stop by the Headhouse Farmers Market for fresh produce, baked goods, local meats, cheeses and wines. It's so easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop Route 12, 40, 47 or 57. 

20210322 00:00 20211129 00:00 America/New_York Headhouse Farmers Market <p>On Sunday stop by the <a href="http://thefoodtrust.org/farmers-markets/market/headhouse">Headhouse Farmers Market</a> for fresh produce, baked goods, local meats, cheeses and wines. It&#39;s so easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop Route 12, 40, 47 or 57.&nbsp;</p> 500 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


Mini golf

Spooky Mini Golf

Franklin Square

This Old City park’s popular Philly Mini Golf transforms into spooky fun for the season with fog, lights, music and surprises, all available nightly from October 1 to 31. Plus, in between Franklin Square Fountain shows (which run every 30 minutes), the fountain is colored to complement fall. Get there on SEPTA: it's a short walk from 5th Street/Independence Hall on the Market-Frankford Line!

20211001 00:00 20211101 00:00 America/New_York Spooky Mini Golf <p>This Old City park&rsquo;s popular Philly Mini Golf&nbsp;<a href="http://historicphiladelphia.org/franklin-square/halloween/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">transforms into spooky fun</a>&nbsp;for the season with fog, lights, music and surprises, all available nightly from October 1 to 31. Plus, in between Franklin Square Fountain shows (which run every 30 minutes), the fountain is colored to complement fall.&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA: it&#39;s a short walk from 5th Street/Independence Hall on the Market-Frankford Line!</p> Franklin Square, North 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Please touch museum

The Wizard of Oz Educational Exhibit

Please Touch Museum

This traveling exhibit, based on the beloved film and here thru 1/16, takes visitors on a multisensory journey through the land of Oz with Dorothy and her dog Toto. Kiddos can learn how tornadoes form, venture through the Cowardly Lion’s “Courage Crawl,” ride Miss Gulch’s bicycle and much more. Get there on the Route 38. Routes 4043, and 64 also get you within walking distance.

20211007 00:00 20220117 00:00 America/New_York The Wizard of Oz Educational Exhibit <p><a href="https://www.pleasetouchmuseum.org/learn/exhibits/all/the-wizard-of-oz-educational-exhibit/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">This traveling exhibit</a>, based on the beloved film and here thru 1/16, takes visitors on a multisensory journey through the land of Oz with Dorothy and her dog Toto. Kiddos can learn how tornadoes form, venture through the Cowardly Lion&rsquo;s &ldquo;Courage Crawl,&rdquo; ride Miss Gulch&rsquo;s bicycle and much more. Get there on the Route 38.&nbsp;Routes&nbsp;<a href="http://www.septa.org/maps/bus/pdf/040.pdf" target="_blank">40</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.septa.org/maps/bus/pdf/043.pdf" target="_blank">43</a>, and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.septa.org/maps/bus/pdf/064.pdf" target="_blank">64</a>&nbsp;also get you within walking distance.</p> 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Art museum

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Ben Franklin Parkway

Come see the world’s largest and most important collection of works by Marcel Duchamp at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the greatest collection of sculpture by Constantin Brancusi outside Europe; the finest public collection of Auguste Rodin’s sculpture in the United States; and superb Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings! Get there on SEPTA! Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43 & 48 serve the Museum area.  Save $2 on admission when you flash your SEPTA Key card!

20210212 00:00 20211231 00:00 America/New_York Philadelphia Museum of Art <p>Come see the world&rsquo;s largest and most important collection of works by Marcel Duchamp at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the greatest collection of sculpture by Constantin Brancusi outside Europe; the finest public collection of Auguste Rodin&rsquo;s sculpture in the United States; and superb Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings!&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA!&nbsp;Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43 &amp; 48 serve the Museum area.&nbsp; <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/99">Save $2 on admission</a> when you flash your SEPTA Key card!</p> Philadelphia Museum of Art, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Philly zoo

BIG TIME Philadelphia Zoo

Girard Avenue

Now thru 10/31 - check out BIG TIME at the historic  Philadelphia Zoo! Get there on SEPTA Routes 15 or 38. 

20210325 00:00 20211231 00:00 America/New_York BIG TIME Philadelphia Zoo <p>Now thru 10/31 - check out BIG TIME at the historic&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/destination/philadelphiazoo?center=39.97038966927213,-75.19571149999999&amp;zoom=15">Philadelphia Zoo</a>!&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA Routes 15 or 38.&nbsp;</p> 3400 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


Seaport

Independence Seaport Museum

Delaware River Waterfront

Explore the Independence Seaport Museum every day from 10a-5p. 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.

20210427 00:00 20211231 00:00 America/New_York Independence Seaport Museum <p>Explore the <a href="https://www.phillyseaport.org/">Independence Seaport Museum</a> every day from 10a-5p. <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/12">Save $2 </a>on admission&nbsp;when you flash your SEPTA Key card!&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA! SEPTA Bus Routes 21, 33 &amp; 42,17, 12, 25&nbsp;and 48 all get you close!&nbsp;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.</p> Independence Seaport Museum, South Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Michener art

Michener Art Museum

Doylestown

Save $2 when you flash your SEPTA Key card! Get there on SEPTA. Ride the Lansdale/Doylestown Line to Doylestown Station, a short walk from the Museum. 

20210427 00:00 20211231 00:00 America/New_York Michener Art Museum <p><a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/265">Save $2</a> when you flash your SEPTA Key card!&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA. Ride the Lansdale/Doylestown Line to <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/destination/doylestown?center=40.31036781515819,-75.1296785&amp;zoom=15">Doylestown</a> Station, a short walk from the Museum.&nbsp;</p>


Morris arb

Standing & Breathing

Morris Arboretum

Standing & Breathing is a collection of four wire sculptures carefully placed high in the treetops to encourage guests to take a closer look at the world around them. Visit it now thru 11/22. Get there on SEPTA! Ride the Chestnut Hill East to the last stop. From there hop the Route L or 97 toward Plymouth Meeting or Plymouth Meeting Mall to the Germantown Avenue & Northwestern Avenue stop.

20210510 00:00 20211123 00:00 America/New_York Standing & Breathing <p><em>Standing &amp; Breathing</em>&nbsp;is a collection of four wire sculptures carefully placed high in the treetops to encourage guests to take a closer look at the world around them. Visit it now thru 11/22. Get there on SEPTA!&nbsp;Ride the Chestnut Hill East to the last stop. From there hop the Route L or 97 toward Plymouth Meeting or Plymouth Meeting Mall to the Germantown Avenue &amp; Northwestern Avenue stop.</p> Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, East Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Lovely day snip

Color Me Back: A Lovely Day

Walnut-Locust Station

Mural Arts Philadelphia and the City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services have completed three phases of Color Me Back: A Same Day Work and Pay program. Phase II transformed two hundred columns along the South Broad Street SEPTA Concourse, called Lovely Day by Lauren Cat West. From October 12 through November 18, visitors can tour the concourse for free Monday - Thursday, 12 - 1 pm, and hear from a Color Me Back participant about the creation of the project.

20211012 00:00 20211119 00:00 America/New_York Color Me Back: A Lovely Day <p>Mural Arts Philadelphia and the City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services have completed three phases of&nbsp;<em>Color Me Back:&nbsp;</em>A Same Day Work and Pay<em>&nbsp;</em>program. Phase II transformed two hundred columns along the South Broad Street SEPTA Concourse, called&nbsp;<em>Lovely Day</em>&nbsp;by Lauren Cat West. From&nbsp;<strong>October 12 through November 18</strong>, visitors can tour the concourse for free&nbsp;<strong>Monday - Thursday, 12 - 1 pm</strong>, and hear from a&nbsp;<em>Color Me Back</em>&nbsp;participant about the creation of the project.</p> Walnut-Locust Station, South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip