Destination

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

Penn’s Landing is a short walk from the 2nd Street stop on the Market-Frankford Line and is serviced by different bus routes. 

Subway

Market-Frankford Line (Blue Line)

Bus Routes

Route 12

Route 21

Route 25

Route 42

Route 33

Fare

To ride the subway or bus it's $2.25 each trip or a token. Monthly and weekly Trail or TransPasses are also accepted. You can also use a One Day Independence Pass or One Day Convenience Pass.

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. Check out this SEPTA Pass Perk for discounted roller skating admission. 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 Pass 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
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Science Fest Carnival

Great Plaza at Penn's Landing

On Saturday, 4/29, the 2017 Philadelphia Science Festival culminates in a super-charged, super-fun celebration of science! This FREE event is unlike any other – with dynamic demonstrations, engaging experiments, geeky games, and electrifying entertainment for the whole family. Make sure to keep an eye out for the SEPTA table! With so much happening in Philadelphia this weekend, SEPTA is the best way there. Take the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or hop Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 33 or 42.

20170429 00:00 20170430 00:00 America/New_York Science Fest Carnival <p>On Saturday, 4/29,&nbsp;the 2017 Philadelphia Science Festival culminates in a super-charged, super-fun celebration of science! This FREE event is unlike any other &ndash; with dynamic demonstrations, engaging experiments, geeky games, and electrifying entertainment for the whole family.&nbsp;Make sure to keep an eye out for the SEPTA table! With so much happening in&nbsp;Philadelphia this weekend, SEPTA is the best way there.&nbsp;Take the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or hop Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 33 or 42.</p> Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, South Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Save the Date: Bits & Bite's of History Series

Elfreth's Alley

On Friday, 5/5, Elfreth's Alley will host its second First Friday "Bits & Bite's of History Series" of 2017 with an evening of Philadelphia’s Beloved, Iconic Sandwiches, the Cheesesteak and the Hoagie which will include a short discussion of the history of the cheesesteak and hoagie by local Philadelphia Food Historian, author and tour guide, Carolyn Wyman. Old City's Campo's will be providing a hoagie sampling. The event runs from 5:30p to 8p and is free and open to the public.  There will also be opportunity to tour the Elfreth's Museum House. To get here on SEPTA, hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Routes 5, 17, 21, 42 or 57.

20170505 00:00 20170506 00:00 America/New_York Save the Date: Bits & Bite's of History Series <p>On Friday, 5/5, Elfreth&#39;s Alley will host its second First Friday &quot;Bits &amp; Bite&#39;s of History Series&quot; of 2017 with an evening of&nbsp;<strong>Philadelphia&rsquo;s Beloved, Iconic Sandwiches, the Cheesesteak and the Hoagie</strong>&nbsp;which will include a short discussion of the history of the cheesesteak and hoagie by local Philadelphia Food Historian, author and tour guide, Carolyn Wyman. Old City&#39;s Campo&#39;s will be providing a hoagie sampling. The event runs from 5:30p to 8p and is free and open to the public.&nbsp; There will also be opportunity to tour the Elfreth&#39;s Museum House. To get here on SEPTA, hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Routes 5, 17, 21, 42 or 57.</p> 124 Elfreth's Alley, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Free Yoga at Race Street Pier

Race Street Pier

A favorite warm-weather activity is back at Race Street Pier — free yoga! Every single day of the week (weather permitting), the yoga class takes to the waterfront for fresh air (and free!) fun for yogis of all levels. Classes are: Saturday & Sunday at 9:30a; Monday - Friday at 7a and Monday - Thursday at 6p (there is a morning & evening class Monday-Thursday). So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop Routes 5, 17, 25 or 48. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to...plan your trip!

20170410 00:00 20171112 00:00 America/New_York Free Yoga at Race Street Pier <p>A favorite warm-weather activity is back at Race Street Pier &mdash; free yoga! Every single day of the week (weather permitting), the yoga class takes to the waterfront for fresh air (and free!) fun for yogis of all levels. Classes are: Saturday &amp; Sunday at 9:30a; Monday -&nbsp;Friday at 7a and Monday -&nbsp;Thursday at 6p (there is a morning &amp; evening class Monday-Thursday).&nbsp;So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop Routes 5, 17, 25 or 48. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to...plan your trip!</p> Race Street Pier, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Beer by the Bell

Independence Beer Garden

The Independence Beer Garden is open and SO easy to get to on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street/Independence Hall or Routes 9, 17, 21, 33, 38, 42 or 47. Use our PLAN YOUR TRIP feature for details. Cheers! 

20170424 01:00 20170930 12:00 America/New_York Beer by the Bell <p>The Independence Beer Garden is open and SO easy to get to on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street/Independence Hall or Routes 9, 17, 21, 33, 38, 42 or 47. Use our PLAN YOUR TRIP feature for details. Cheers!&nbsp;</p> 100 South Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

Constitution Center

Back by popular demand, American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition returns to the National Constitution Center for the first time since 2012 [who else remembers this amazing train car???}.

The 5,000-square-foot display includes over 100 rare artifacts from the temperance movement, including a hatchet used by Carrie Nation, original ratification copies of the 18th and 21st amendments and a Prohibition Bureau Badge issued by the Department of Justice. Runs Friday, 3/3 through Sunday, 7/16. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street/Independence Hall or Routes 17, 33, 38, 44, 48 or 57. Make sure you check out this SEPTA Pass Perk before you go!

20170303 00:00 20170717 00:00 America/New_York American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition <p>Back by popular demand, <em><a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://constitutioncenter.org/calendar/american-spirits-returns-the-rise-and-fall-of-prohibition">American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition</a></em> returns to the National Constitution Center for the first time since 2012 [who else remembers this amazing train car???}.</p> <p><img alt="" src="http://s3.amazonaws.com/assets.iseptaphilly.com-ss/app/public/ckeditor_assets/pictures/687/content_capture.png" style="height:221px; width:222px" /></p> <p>The 5,000-square-foot display includes over 100 rare artifacts from the temperance movement, including a hatchet used by Carrie Nation, original ratification copies of the 18th and 21st amendments and a Prohibition Bureau Badge issued by the Department of Justice. Runs Friday, 3/3 through Sunday, 7/16. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street/Independence Hall or Routes 17, 33, 38, 44, 48 or 57. Make sure you check out this <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/56">SEPTA Pass Perk</a> before you go!</p> 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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