Destination

Northern Liberties

Northern Liberties, located just north of Old City, is one of Philadelphia’s hippest neighborhoods. “NoLibs” began to see its urban renewal in the late 1990s when artists flooded the area. Since then, it has become a happening hangout full of art galleries, beer bars, tattoo parlors, and ethnic eateries. Today, the neighborhood continues to thrive, with artists and professionals alike calling Northern Liberties home.

There’s no shortage of things to do in NoLibs. Sip a local beer at Standard Tap, enjoy brunch at Café La Maude, or bowl the night away at North Bowl. Whatever you choose, it's sure to be a fun time.

How to get there

Hop SEPTA’s Market-Frankford Line to Spring Garden Station.

Fare

One way fare is $2.50 cash. You must have exact change if paying the cashier. The cashier cannot make change. Quick Trips are available from the Fare Kiosks located at all Broad Street and Market-Frankford Line stations. The kiosks accept credit/debit cards and cash [no exact change needed!]. You can purchase one-way Quick Trip tickets for travel at any MFL/BSL station for use at any MFL/BSL station. This allows you the flexibility to buy two Quick Trips at one time – one for the start of your trip, and the second for your return trip. All Quick Trip tickets must be used on the date of purchase. Quick Trips do not work on the bus.

Your best bet is a SEPTA Key Card. Like a Quick Trip, it is also available from the Fare Kiosks but unlike a Quick Trip, it is reloadable and reusable. The SEPTA Key Travel Wallet allows you to pay as you go and you'll receive a discount for each ride ($2.00 versus the $2.50 cash fare). You must load a minimum of $10 [which will get you 5 rides]. Funds in your Travel Wallet can only be used to pay for one (1) person. It cannot be tapped multiple times to pay for anyone traveling with you.  

Best part – your SEPTA Key gets you more than just a ride. Flash it for discounts on food, drink, museums, sports, shops and more. Click here for a full list of Partners.

Upcoming Local Happenings
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Yards' Brewing Company - New Location

Yards Brewery and Taproom

Yards Brewing Company's brand-new, 70,000-square-foot facility is open! The 500 Spring Garden Street location promises a taproom serving up hearty comfort eats and a bar with 20 different taps. Adjacent to the taproom area, guests will find the "Brewer’s Lounge," outfitted with a pool table, TV, dart board and shuffleboard area. The spacious area, complete with 25-foot ceilings, will accommodate up to 280 guests. Leave the driving to SEPTA. Take the Market-Frankford Line to Spring Garden or hop Routes 5, 43, 47, 47M or 57. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to ... plan your trip!

20171116 00:00 20180430 00:00 America/New_York Yards' Brewing Company - New Location <p><a href="http://yardsbrewing.com/">Yards Brewing Company&#39;s</a>&nbsp;brand-new, 70,000-square-foot facility is open! The 500 Spring Garden Street location promises a taproom serving up hearty comfort eats and a bar with 20 different taps. Adjacent to the taproom area, guests will find the &quot;Brewer&rsquo;s Lounge,&quot; outfitted with a pool table, TV, dart board and shuffleboard area. The spacious area, complete with 25-foot ceilings, will accommodate up to 280 guests. Leave the driving to SEPTA. Take the Market-Frankford Line to Spring Garden or hop Routes 5, 43, 47, 47M or 57. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to ... plan your trip!</p> 500 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123, United States Plan Your Trip


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Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

Blue Cross RiverRink

From 11/24 thru 3/4, the Delaware River waterfront is a seasonal wonderland thanks to Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest. Enjoy waterfront views with drinks and food and take a spin around the city’s largest outdoor ice rink. Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 42, 17, 33 or 48. And check out this Perk before you go!

20171124 00:00 20180305 00:00 America/New_York Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest <p>From&nbsp;11/24 thru 3/4, the Delaware River waterfront is a seasonal wonderland thanks to <a href="http://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com/places/blue-cross-riverrink-summerfest">Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest</a>. Enjoy waterfront views with drinks and food and take a spin around the city&rsquo;s largest outdoor ice rink. Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 42, 17, 33 or 48. And check out this <a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/perk/148">Perk</a> before you go!</p> 121 North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Franklin Square Holiday Festival and Electrical Spectacle Light Show

Franklin Square

Festive lights, winter treats and holiday cheer fill historic Franklin Square for its all-ages (and completely free!) holiday festival and light show. The main feature is the Electrical Spectacle light show, which utilizes thousands of twinkling lights and a dynamic holiday soundtrack. The seasonal outdoor attraction rounds out the ongoing festivities with a winter beer garden, seasonal eats from SquareBurger, Lightning Bolt Holiday Express train rides around the square and a handful of other fun-filled events. Runs 11/9 through 12/31. Get here on SEPTA. Short walk from the 5th Street/Independence Hall stop on the Market-Frankford Line or ride Bus Routes 47 or 47M.

20171109 00:00 20180101 00:00 America/New_York Franklin Square Holiday Festival and Electrical Spectacle Light Show <p>Festive lights, winter treats and holiday cheer fill historic <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://historicphiladelphia.org/franklin-square/upcoming-events/">Franklin Square</a> for its all-ages (and completely free!) holiday festival and light show. The main feature is the Electrical Spectacle light show, which utilizes thousands of twinkling lights and a dynamic holiday soundtrack. The seasonal outdoor attraction rounds out the ongoing festivities with a winter beer garden, seasonal eats from SquareBurger, Lightning Bolt Holiday Express train rides around the square and a handful of other fun-filled events. Runs 11/9 through 12/31. Get here on SEPTA. Short walk from the 5th Street/Independence Hall stop on the Market-Frankford Line or ride Bus Routes 47 or 47M.</p> 200 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 Plan Your Trip


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Peter Pan

Arden Theatre Company

Now thru 1/26, catch Peter Pan at the Arden Theatre in Old City. 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!

20171201 00:00 20180127 00:00 America/New_York Peter Pan <p>Now thru 1/26, catch <em><a href="https://tickets.ardentheatre.org/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=peterpan&amp;BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=">Peter Pan</a></em> at the Arden Theatre in Old City. 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> 40 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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