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Perk Alert - Parks on Tap


Parks on Tap is Philadelphia's first and only traveling beer garden! Beginning on May 17 and continuing through September, beer gardens will be popping up in public parks all over the city. This season, Parks on Tap will be visiting 20 different locations, serving up beer, food, and fun! Not only can you use your SEPTA Pass for a ride to these pop-up beer gardens – you can also use it to save. Get $1 off your first drink at any Parks on Tap location just by flashing your SEPTA Pass! Check out the upcoming beer gardens coming to a park near you:

7/26 to 8/6 – Lemon Hill

Lemon Hill is a historic mansion with views of the Center City skyline and the Schuylkill River. Get there on Routes 7 or 48.

8/2 to 8/13 – Aviator Park

Located on the Ben Franklin Parkway, Aviator Park offers public artworks and a relaxing green space. There are so many ways to get here on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to Suburban Station, the Market-Frankford Line to 15th Street, the Broad Street Line to Race-Vine, the Trolley to 19th Street, or hop Routes 32, 33, or 28.

7/9 to 8/13 – Gorgas Park

Gorgas Park, located in Roxborough, is home to 250 trees and award-winning gardens. The Route 9 gets you right there!

8/16 to 8/20 – Penn Treaty Park

Fishtown's Penn Treaty Park is situated along the Delaware River, offering a panoramic view of the Ben Franklin Bridge. To get here on SEPTA, hop the Route 43 Bus or Route 15 Trolley.

8/23 to 9/4 – Clark Park

West Philly's favorite park, Clark Park, covers nine acres of land, offering various trails, a basketball court, a playground, and more. Get here on SEPTA. Routes 13, 31 & 34 drop you right there!

8/30 to 9/4 – Cliveden Park

Cliveden Park is one of the Germantown's most cherished landmarks, with a walking trail that runs throughout the park. To get here on SEPTA, take the Chestnut Hill East Line to Washington Lane Station or hop the Route 18.

9/6 to 9/10 – Mount Pleasant

The Mount Pleasant Mansion in East Fairmount Park is located on a hill overlooking the Schuylkill River. Get here on the Route 3.

9/13 to 9/17 – Pretzel Park

In the heart of Manayunk lies Pretzel Park, complete with a pretzel statue to honor its name. Take the Manayunk/Norristown Line to Manayunk Station or hop the Route 9 there.

9/20 to 9/24 – Burholme Park

With three baseball diamonds, a football field, and three soccer fields, the Northeast's Burholme Park is one of the Northeast's favorite parks for recreation. To get here on SEPTA, take the Fox Chase Line to Ryers Station.

9/27 to 10/1 – Powers Park

Powers Park is located in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia and is a popular destination for local walkers, bikers, and runners. Get here on SEPTA. Hop the Route 15 there.

Once you arrive safely and worry free at the park on SEPTA, don't forget to flash your Pass for $1 off your first drink!

These are just some of the many beer gardens Parks on Tap will be opening in Philadelphia this summer. Check back for more locations and how to get there on SEPTA!

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