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The Rothman Institute Ice Rink

The Rothman Institute Ice Rink at Dilworth Park is an unparalleled entertainment experience on Philadelphia’s center stage in a wonderfully urban and unique setting.

The Rothman Cabin features hot seasonal cocktails and Sam Adams craft beer and an artfully crafted menu with offerings from Air Grille by Brûlée Catering including items to savor and share such as Poutine and Chili. Brush up on your skating or just watch and practice the art of eating, just steps away from the Rothman Rink. Click here for hours and details. 

How to get there

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. Check out this SEPTA Pass Perk before you go!

Hours

2016-2017 season hours:

Monday-Thursday: Noon - 9 pmFriday: Noon - 11 pmSaturday: 11 am - 11 pm

Sunday: 11 am - 8 pm

The rink will be open November 11, 2016 -February 26, 2017.

Other Amenities

America’s Garden Capital Maze, on the Albert M. Greenfield Lawn, as the Center City District (CCD) partners with Greater Philadelphia Gardens to celebrate the region’s horticultural heritage, made possible by a generous $300,000 grant from the William Penn Foundation to the Center City District Foundation (CCDF).

America’s Garden Capital Maze, designed by Groundswell Design Group, for both children and adults, features willow-branch archways, evergreens, trees, perennials, shrubs, and topiary sculptures from 32 area gardens as part of a Maze with colorful winter plantings adorned with twinkling mini-lights.

The Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market features local artisans, designers, crafters and confectionaries offering unique selections for gifts and special holiday foods in white, festively lit tents topped with original Herrnhut Stars. The market was conceived and designed to complement Christmas Village in Philadelphia, which this year has a new home in the City Hall Courtyard and on the north and east perimeter of City Hall.

The Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market will be open from November 19 through December 24.

For a map and comprehensive list of Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market visit www.philaholiday.com/vendors.

Things To Do

Skate! Or learn to skate.

Admission: Kids 10 & Under: $3

Adults: $5

Skate Rental: $10

Group Rate (10 or more guests): $12

For more information, email GROUPS@RINKMANAGEMENT.COM

The Rothman Institute Ice Rink at Dilworth Park offersskating lessons for both children and adults. Ice skating basics are taught in 30-minute lessons, led by professional skate instructors. Participants will also receive a 5-visit punch card for public skating admission that is valid only during the 5-week Learn to Skate session. Fill out this form or email LESSONS@RINKMANAGEMENT.COM to signup.

Five week session: $99Includes lessons, admission and skate rental

Session 1: November 20, 27 & December 4, 11, 189:30 am & 10:05 am

Session 2: January 15, 22, 29 & February 5, 129:30 am & 10:05 am

Upcoming Local Happenings
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Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park

Dilworth Park

Those looking to ice skate in the heart of Philadelphia can pack up their cold-weather gear and head to the Rothman Rink at Dilworth Park. Skaters of all levels and ages are invited to cruise around the rink while taking in skyline views just outside of City Hall. Afterward, warm up in the Rothman Institute Cabin, offering a variety of eats and the ultimate post-ice-skating treat — hot chocolate. 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. Check out this SEPTA Pass Perk before you go!

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Robot Revolution at The Franklin Institute

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Think you could beat a robot in a game of tic-tac-toe? Put your skills to the test at Robot Revolution, a new exhibition at The Franklin Institute that features a collection of robots gathered from around the world. Supported by Google.org and The Boeing Company, the interactive display explores how these fascinating machines can change how we live, work and play. Feel a therapeutic baby seal robot react to your touch, watch soccer-playing 'bots in action and more through this immersive museum opportunity. Best part - if you've got a SEPTA Pass, we've got a Pass Perk that saves you $5! And you can get here on SEPTA! Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48.

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Free Admission

Constitution Center

In celebration of Presidents' Day, the National Constitution Center offers free admission on Monday, 2/20. Stop by to check out its hands-on activities, interactive exhibits and more. 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.

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Free Admission to the NMAJH

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Throughout the month of February, the National Museum of American Jewish History offers up free admission to its collections thanks to generous support from the Parkway Corporation. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street/Independence Hall or Routes 17, 33, 38, 44 or 57.

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