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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Yowie Pop Up at UBIQ

UBIQ

Yowie, a Bella Vista-based design company, debuts a multi-week pop-up shop at UBIQ. Yowie's merchandise is normally only available online, so fans of the brand will have the rare opportunity [now thru 4/30] to shop the beautifully designed ceramics, pillows, vases and more. So many ways to get there on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to Walnut Locust Station, the Market-Frankford Line to 15th Street Station, or Bus Routes 2, 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32, or 42.

20170405 00:00 20170501 00:00 America/New_York Yowie Pop Up at UBIQ <p>Yowie, a Bella Vista-based design company, debuts a&nbsp;<a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BSI683kh2jt/?hl=en">multi-week pop-up shop</a>&nbsp;at UBIQ. Yowie&#39;s merchandise is normally only available online, so fans of the brand will have the rare opportunity [now thru 4/30] to shop the beautifully designed ceramics, pillows, vases and more.&nbsp;So many ways to get there on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to Walnut Locust Station, the Market-Frankford Line to 15th Street Station, or Bus Routes 2, 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32, or 42.</p> UBIQ, Walnut 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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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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Yards 10th Annual Real Ale Invitational

Yards Brewing Company

Celebrate 10 years of unfiltered amusement at the Yards 10th Annual Real Ale Invitational on Sunday, 4/30. Did you know that Yards is moving a few blocks west in the Fall of 2017? That means this will be the last Real Ale Festival at their Delaware Ave. brewery! This year, there will be over 60 cask-conditioned beers from breweries around the world, the biggest selection ever! Regular admission tickets are $55 in advance. If available, tickets will be $65 at the door but please note that Real Ale has sold out prior to the event for five years in a row. All guests will receive a commemorative glass and guide to the day's festivities. All tickets also include food and live music to enjoy throughout the afternoon. Beer is included for regular admission ticket holders, and there is a designated driver option. Leave the driving to SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to Spring Garden or Routes 5, 15, 25, 43 or 57.

20170430 00:00 20170501 00:00 America/New_York Yards 10th Annual Real Ale Invitational <p>Celebrate 10 years of unfiltered amusement at the Yards 10th Annual Real Ale Invitational&nbsp;on Sunday, 4/30. Did you know that Yards is moving a few blocks west in the Fall of 2017? That means this will be the last Real Ale Festival at their Delaware Ave. brewery! This year, there will be over 60 cask-conditioned beers from breweries around the world, the biggest selection ever! Regular admission tickets are $55&nbsp;in advance. If available, tickets will be&nbsp;$65&nbsp;at the door but please note that Real Ale has sold out prior to the event for five years in a row. All guests will receive a commemorative glass and guide to the day&#39;s festivities. All tickets also include food and live music to enjoy throughout the afternoon. Beer is included for regular admission ticket holders, and there is a designated driver option. Leave the driving to SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to Spring Garden or Routes 5, 15, 25, 43 or 57.</p> 500 Spring Garden Street, 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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Fairmount Avenue Arts Crawl

Fairmount Avenue

Fairmount's art scene takes the spotlight on Sunday, 4/30 as the Fairmount Avenue Arts Crawl hits the neighborhood. The indoor-outdoor festival promises craft events for kids, cool gallery shows, performances, al fresco art displays and more. To get there on SEPTA, hop the Broad Street Line to Fairmount Station. 

20170430 00:00 20170501 00:00 America/New_York Fairmount Avenue Arts Crawl <p>Fairmount&#39;s art scene takes the spotlight on Sunday, 4/30 as the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.fairmountaveartscrawl.com/">Fairmount Avenue Arts Crawl</a>&nbsp;hits the neighborhood. The indoor-outdoor festival promises craft events for kids, cool gallery shows, performances, al fresco art displays and more. To get there on SEPTA, hop the Broad Street Line to Fairmount Station.&nbsp;</p> Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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