Destination

Reading Terminal Market

Reading Terminal Market is Philadelphia’s famous indoor farmer's market offering diverse fare, housewares & area specialties since 1892. The offerings include fresh produce, meats, poultry, seafood, and cheese stalls line the aisles along with baked goods, flowers, hand-made jewelry, pottery, crafts and unique eateries along with a large eating area in the center of the Market. Located in Center City Philadelphia, it’s easy to get here on SEPTA.

How to get there

Reading Terminal Market is steps away from Jefferson Station (Regional Rail), 13th Street Station (Market-Frankford Line & Subway/Surface Trolleys) and City Hall (Broad Street Line). Multiple bus routes also stop at Reading Terminal Market.  

Bus Routes

4, 10, 11, 13, 16, 17, 21, 23, 33, 34, 36, 38, 42, 45, 47, 48

Subway lines

Market-Frankford Line, Broad Street Line

Rail

Regional Rail lines that come into Jefferson Station: 

Airport Line Regional Rail

Warminster Line Regional Rail

Wilmington/Newark Line Regional Rail

West Trenton Line Regional Rail

Media/Elwyn Line Regional Rail

Lansdale/Doylestown Line Regional Rail

Paoli/Thorndale Line Regional Rail

Manayunk/Norristown Line Regional Rail

Chestnut Hill East Line Regional Rail

Trenton Line Regional Rail

Fox Chase Line Regional Rail

Chestnut Hill West Line Regional Rail

Fare

Center City Philadelphia Regional Rail Zone

Hours

Open to the public:

Monday - Saturday: 8AM - 6PM

Sunday: 9AM - 5PM

Other Amenities

Bike racks available 

RideIndego (Philly Bike share) if offered nearby

Things To Do

After exploring the Reading Terminal Market, there’s plenty of other things to do very close by. Only a couple block away is Chinatown which anchors Philadelphia's Asian community and is home to restaurants featuring diverse Asian cuisines along with shops offering traditional Asian foods and gifts. Also connect to the Jefferson Train Station is the Gallery which includes a bunch of different retail stores and food courts. 

Upcoming Local Happenings
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Free Fitness at Dilworth Park

Dilworth Park

Dilworth Park's free fitness classes continue for spring/summer 2017. Enjoy yoga, boot camp, running club, zumba, and more throughout the week. Check out the full schedule here. It's so easy to 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.

20170516 00:00 20170831 00:00 America/New_York Free Fitness at Dilworth Park <p>Dilworth Park&#39;s free fitness classes continue for spring/summer 2017. Enjoy yoga, boot camp, running club, zumba, and more throughout the week.&nbsp;Check out the full schedule&nbsp;<a href="http://centercityphila.org/parks/events">here</a>. It&#39;s so easy to 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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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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Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival

Franklin Square

The Chinese Lantern Festival is back at Franklin Square now thru Sunday, 6/11. Come see the square at 6th and Race streets come alive with 15,000 LED lights shining on 29 different lantern displays, including a 200-foot-long Chinese dragon. Also on tap: awe-inspiring acrobatics and folk dance performances, the Dragon Beer Garden, classic Asian food and more. 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.

20170509 00:00 20170612 00:00 America/New_York Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival <p>The&nbsp;<a href="http://www.uwishunu.com/2017/02/chinese-lantern-festival-returns-franklin-square-new-lanterns-spring/">Chinese Lantern Festival</a> is back at Franklin Square now thru Sunday, 6/11. Come see the square at 6th and Race streets come alive with 15,000 LED lights shining on 29 different lantern displays, including a 200-foot-long Chinese dragon. Also on tap: awe-inspiring acrobatics and folk dance performances, the Dragon Beer Garden, classic Asian food and more. 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> Franklin Square, 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Uncorked: Wine Tasting

The Market and Shops at Comcast Center

Fans of free wine and cheese (so, everyone) should make plans to visit the Market and Shops at the Comcast Center for a free wine and cheese tasting on Tuesday night. Guests will enjoy sips from Liberte Lounge at the Sofitel in addition to wines from Vinedrea Wines and Pinot Boutique. As for cheese, DiBruno Bros. will have bites ready for all of your pairing needs. Get here on SEPTA. The Market and Shops at the Comcast Center is literally connected to SEPTA's Suburban Station. See you there!

20170523 00:00 20170524 00:00 America/New_York Uncorked: Wine Tasting <p>Fans of free wine and cheese (so, everyone) should make plans to visit the Market and Shops at the Comcast Center for a f<a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/1943402102557625/">ree wine and cheese tasting</a> on Tuesday night. Guests will enjoy sips from Liberte Lounge at the Sofitel in addition to wines from Vinedrea Wines and Pinot Boutique. As for cheese, DiBruno Bros. will have bites ready for all of your pairing needs. Get here on SEPTA. The Market and Shops at the Comcast Center is literally connected to SEPTA&#39;s Suburban Station. See you there!</p> 1701 John F Kennedy Boulevard, 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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Sittin' In at the Kimmel Center

The Kimmel Center

Once a month on Wednesdays, The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts opens its doors and stages to some of the city’s hottest musicals talents for the popular Philadelphia music showcase, Sittin’ In. This free concert/party/jam session mashup on 5/24 is Philadelphia’s go-to event for emerging talent, locally-based touring musicians. Doors open at 8p and the show starts at 9p. Get there on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust.

20170524 00:00 20170525 00:00 America/New_York Sittin' In at the Kimmel Center <p>Once a month on Wednesdays, The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts opens its doors and stages to some of the city&rsquo;s hottest musicals talents for the popular Philadelphia music showcase, <em>Sittin&rsquo; In</em>. This free concert/party/jam session mashup on 5/24 is Philadelphia&rsquo;s go-to event for emerging talent, locally-based touring musicians. Doors open at 8p and the show starts at 9p. Get there 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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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 Cantina Los Caballitos. 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.

20170515 00:00 20170930 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 Cantina Los Caballitos. 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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Christ Church Farmers Market

Christ Church Neighborhood House

The Farmers Market at Christ Church returns to Old City on Wednesday, 5/24 from 2p to 7p! Browse items from local food purveyors like Spruce Hill Preserves, Beechwood Orchards and a selection of food trucks at the Christ Church Farmers’ Market. Countless ways to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Routes 5, 17, 33, 48 or 57.

20170524 00:00 20171102 00:00 America/New_York Christ Church Farmers Market <p>The Farmers Market at Christ Church&nbsp;returns to Old City&nbsp;on Wednesday, 5/24 from 2p to 7p! Browse items from local food purveyors like Spruce Hill Preserves, Beechwood Orchards and a selection of food trucks at the <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.neighborhood-house.com/farmers-market-at-christ-church">Christ Church Farmers&rsquo; Market</a>. Countless ways to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Routes 5, 17, 33, 48 or 57.</p> 20 North American Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Science After Hours: Boardwalk

The Franklin Institute

Summer fun is the theme of the night at The Franklin Institute’s Science After Hours program. Returning this Tuesday, 5/23, the museum showcases the science behind sunshine and the shore via hands-on activities, demonstrations and more. In addition to demonstrations, guests can also enjoy quintessential boardwalk events like amusement rides, arcade games and more. Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban Station, hop Bus Routes 7, 33, 38, 48 or Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 15, 34 or 36.

20170523 00:00 20170524 00:00 America/New_York Science After Hours: Boardwalk <p>Summer fun is the theme of the night at The Franklin Institute&rsquo;s&nbsp;<a href="https://www.fi.edu/event/2017-05-23/science-after-hours">Science After Hours</a>&nbsp;program. Returning this Tuesday, 5/23, the museum showcases the science behind sunshine and the shore via hands-on activities, demonstrations and more. In addition to demonstrations, guests can also enjoy quintessential boardwalk events like amusement rides, arcade games and more.&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban Station, hop Bus Routes 7, 33, 38, 48 or Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 15, 34 or 36.</p> 222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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