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Kimmel Center

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is a large performing arts venue located at 300 South Broad Street at the corner of Spruce Street, along the stretch known as the "Avenue of the Arts", in Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Brings world-class Broadway, music, and arts events to Philadelphia.

How to get there

It is SO easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop SEPTA's Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust Station. If riding a Bus is more your style, Routes 4, 9, 12, 16, 21, 27, 32, 40 & 42 all drop you within a block or two. You can also take the Market-Frankford Line or Trolley Routes 10,11,13,34, or 36 to 15th Street Station. The Kimmel Center is a short walk. Same goes for Regional Rail. Ride any line 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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Balcony Bar

Kimmel Center

The Kimmel Center’s Balcony Bar is open for the season from 5p to 9p on Wednesdays until 8/29 - including during CCD Sips! Guests can enjoy cocktails, beer and wine, and food specials (sliders, fried pierogies and more) from Garces. Get here on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust.

20180606 00:00 20180830 00:00 America/New_York Balcony Bar <p>The Kimmel Center&rsquo;s&nbsp;<a href="https://www.kimmelcenter.org/events-and-tickets/events/new-balcony-bar--the-kimmel/">Balcony Bar</a> is open for the season from 5p to 9p on Wednesdays until 8/29 - including during CCD Sips! Guests can enjoy cocktails, beer and wine, and food specials (sliders, fried pierogies and more) from Garces. Get here on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust.</p> 300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Aladdin

Academy of Music

The smash musical Aladdin takes the stage at the Academy of Music 6/13 thru 7/1. This Perk gets you 10% off tickets! Get here 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.

20180613 00:00 20180702 00:00 America/New_York Aladdin <p>The smash musical <em>Aladdin </em>takes the stage&nbsp;at the Academy of Music 6/13 thru 7/1.<em>&nbsp;</em><a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/perk/139">This Perk gets you&nbsp;10% off tickets!</a>&nbsp;Get here 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.</p> 240 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Night Market Philadelphia: Gayborhood

The Gayborhood

The traveling Night Market heads to the Gayborhood in Midtown Village this Thursday, bringing food truck fare, live music and more. Grab bites from Night Market newcomers Have a Ball, SEAMAAC's SoPhiE Food Truck and Gotta Lotta Gelata while enjoying performances by Sharon Katz & The Peace Train and Paulette Branson & Mixed People. Special vendor and female-founded activist apparel retailer The Outrage will be part of this event and donate 100% of their Night Market profits to the Food Trust.Get here on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust, Market-Frankford Line or Trolley to 13th Street or Routes 9, 12, 21, 23, 42 or 45.

20180621 00:00 20180622 00:00 America/New_York Night Market Philadelphia: Gayborhood <p>The traveling <a href="http://thefoodtrust.org/night-market">Night Market</a> heads to the Gayborhood in Midtown Village this Thursday, bringing food truck fare, live music and more. Grab bites from Night Market newcomers Have a Ball, SEAMAAC&#39;s SoPhiE Food Truck and Gotta Lotta Gelata while enjoying performances by&nbsp;Sharon Katz &amp; The Peace Train and Paulette Branson &amp; Mixed People. Special vendor and female-founded activist apparel retailer The Outrage will be part of this event and donate 100% of their Night Market profits to the Food Trust.Get here on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust, Market-Frankford Line or Trolley to 13th Street or Routes 9, 12, 21, 23, 42 or 45.</p> 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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PHS Pop-Up Garden

South Street

The popular South Street pop-up beer garden, run by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, is open daily with food and drinks curated by the team behind The Royal Tavern. It could not be any easier to get here on SEPTA. Ride the Broad Street Line to Lombard-South or hop the Route 40 Bus.

20180426 00:00 20180901 00:00 America/New_York PHS Pop-Up Garden <p>The popular South Street pop-up beer garden, run by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, is open daily with food and drinks curated by the team behind The Royal Tavern.&nbsp;It could not be any easier to get here on SEPTA. Ride the Broad Street Line to Lombard-South or hop the Route 40 Bus.</p> 1438 South Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Photo Pop Philly

Philadelphia Building

Photo Pop Philly, a new, interactive pop-up exhibit showcasing local artists runs thru 7/8 in the Philadelphia Building in Center City. The exhibit features five red-white-and-blue themed rooms filled with original, Instagram-worthy art, murals and installations. So many way to get here on SEPTA. Take the Market-Frankford Line to 11th Street, Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust, or hop Routes 42, 21, or 12.

20180524 00:00 20180709 00:00 America/New_York Photo Pop Philly <p><a href="https://www.photopopphilly.com/">Photo Pop Philly</a>, a new, interactive pop-up exhibit showcasing&nbsp;local artists runs thru 7/8 in the Philadelphia Building in&nbsp;Center City. The exhibit features five red-white-and-blue themed rooms filled with original, Instagram-worthy art, murals and installations. So many way to get here on SEPTA.&nbsp;Take the Market-Frankford Line to 11th Street, Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust, or hop Routes 42, 21, or 12.</p> 1315 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Twilight in the Gardens

Philadelphia Magic Gardens

On Friday, hang out in the beautiful Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens after hours as the South Street staple hosts its final Twilight in the Gardens event of the season. Guests of the event are encouraged to BYOB, enjoy the live music and embark on special tours of the mosaics — including the rarely seen mosaic-ed basement. Leave the driving to us. Get there on SEPTA Routes 40, 45, 47 or 57. And check out this Perk before you go!

20180622 00:00 20180623 00:00 America/New_York Twilight in the Gardens <p>On Friday, hang out in the beautiful <a class="trackingoutbound" href="https://www.phillymagicgardens.org/public-programs/garden-sips/">Philadelphia&rsquo;s Magic Gardens</a> after hours as the South Street staple hosts its final <a class="trackingoutbound" href="https://www.phillymagicgardens.org/event/april-twilight-in-the-gardens/?sd=1524787200&amp;ed=2200&amp;ad=n">Twilight in the Gardens</a> event of the season. Guests of the event are encouraged to BYOB, enjoy the live music and embark on special tours of the mosaics &mdash; including the rarely seen mosaic-ed basement. Leave the driving to us. Get there on SEPTA Routes 40, 45, 47 or 57. And check out this <a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/perk/24">Perk</a>&nbsp;before you go!</p> 1020 South Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Center City Sips

Dilworth Park, Marathon on Market, and more...

Great reason to catch the later train! Center City Sips is back every Wednesday from 5p to 7p now thru 8/29! Partake in $6 cocktails, $5 wine, $4 beer and half-priced appetizers at more than 50 bars and restaurants all over Center City - all just steps from a SEPTA stop!

20180606 00:00 20180830 00:00 America/New_York Center City Sips <p>Great reason to catch the later train! Center City Sips is back every <a href="https://www.centercityphila.org/explore-center-city/ccdsips">Wednesday</a>&nbsp;from 5p to 7p now thru 8/29! Partake in $6 cocktails, $5 wine, $4 beer and half-priced appetizers at more than 50 bars and restaurants all over Center City - all just steps from a <a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/plan-your-trip">SEPTA</a> stop!</p> Dilworth Park, South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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All American BBQ

Dilworth Park

From 6/21 to 6/24, head to Dilworth Park for the annual All-American BBQ. This year’s five-day-long cookout features local DJs and live music, outdoor games and activities, a beer garden and — of course — a variety of mouth-watering barbecue eats. 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. 

20180621 00:00 20180625 00:00 America/New_York All American BBQ <p>From 6/21 to 6/24, head to Dilworth Park for the annual <a href="https://centercityphila.org/parks/dilworth-park/all-american-bbq/all-american-bbq-20189">All-American BBQ</a>. This year&rsquo;s five-day-long cookout features local DJs and live music, outdoor games and activities, a beer garden and &mdash; of course &mdash; a variety of mouth-watering barbecue eats. 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.&nbsp;</p> Dilworth Park, South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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