Local Happenings

Check out some of the upcoming happenings SEPTA can take you to.

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Free Admission to the NMAJH

National Museum of American Jewish History

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.

20170201 00:00 20170301 00:00 America/New_York Free Admission to the NMAJH <p>Throughout the month of February, the National Museum of American Jewish History offers up <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://nmajh.org/freefebruary/">free admission</a> 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.</p> 101 South Independence Ml East, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

Blue Cross RiverRink

Offering majestic views of both the Delaware River and the Ben Franklin Bridge, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest houses an Olympic-size skating rink, a ski chalet-style lodge, a decorated holiday tree, rustic furniture, fire pits, warming cabins and thousands of lights that illuminate the space in style. Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 42, 17, 33 or 48. 

20161125 00:00 20170227 00:00 America/New_York Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest <p>Offering majestic views of both the Delaware River and the Ben Franklin Bridge, <a href="http://www.uwishunu.com/2016/11/blue-cross-riverrink-winterfest-returns-cold-weather-fun-november/#sm.0000zpidbx6yud6yyf71slgob5oyz">Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest</a> houses an Olympic-size skating rink, a ski chalet-style lodge, a decorated holiday tree, rustic furniture, fire pits, warming cabins and thousands of lights that illuminate the space in style. Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 42, 17, 33 or 48.&nbsp;</p> 121 North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

Wells Fargo Center

Experience a Circus light years beyond the expected when Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Out of this World Thursday, 2/16 thru Monday, 2/20 at the Wells Fargo Center. Prepare to blast off on an intergalactic adventure for space-age family fun! Children Of All Ages can take the helm to join the Circus Space Fleet on a heroic quest of good versus evil that will let imaginations run wild with unexpected surprises and thrills at every turn. Your entire family will be amazed by this cosmic voyage as you discover the wonders of gravity-defying acrobats, orbital aerialists, majestic animals, fearless daredevils and humorous clowns. It's so easy to get to the Wells Fargo Center on SEPTA! Hop the SEPTA Broad Street Line [south] to AT&T Station. Oh - and check out this Pass Perk before you go!

20170216 00:00 20170221 00:00 America/New_York Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus <p>Experience a Circus light years beyond the expected when Ringling Bros. and Barnum &amp; Bailey&reg;&nbsp;Presents <em>Out of this World</em> Thursday, 2/16 thru Monday, 2/20 at the Wells Fargo Center. Prepare to blast off on an intergalactic adventure for space-age family fun! <em>Children Of All Ages</em> can take the helm to join the Circus Space Fleet on a heroic quest of good versus evil that will let imaginations run wild with unexpected surprises and thrills at every turn. Your entire family will be amazed by this cosmic voyage as you discover the wonders of gravity-defying acrobats, orbital aerialists, majestic animals, fearless daredevils and humorous clowns. It&#39;s so easy to get to the Wells Fargo Center on SEPTA! Hop the SEPTA Broad Street Line [south] to AT&amp;T Station. Oh - and check out this <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/154">Pass Perk</a> before you go!</p> 3601 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148 Plan Your Trip


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Mummers Mardi Gras in Manayunk

Manayunk

Feathers, glitter and a good Mummer strut is what Philly’s closest approximation of the Mardi Gras Parade is all about. See for yourself on Saturday, 2/18, when 15+ string bands strut their stuff down Main Street, turning Manayunk into a temporary French Quarter. Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Manayunk-Norristown Line to Manayunk or Routes 9, 35 or 61. Rain date is Sunday, 2/19.

20170218 00:00 20170220 00:00 America/New_York Mummers Mardi Gras in Manayunk <p>Feathers, glitter and a good Mummer strut is what Philly&rsquo;s closest approximation of the Mardi Gras Parade is all about. See for yourself on Saturday, 2/18, when 15+ string bands strut their stuff down Main Street, turning Manayunk into a temporary French Quarter. Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Manayunk-Norristown Line to Manayunk or Routes 9, 35 or 61. Rain date is Sunday, 2/19.</p> 112 Cotton Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


Pafa

Free Admission to PAFA

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

In celebration of its recently opened World War I exhibition, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is offering free admission to its galleries on Sundays thru April! Grab your Pass and get there on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to City Hall or Race-Vine or Routes 2, 4, 16, 27 or 48.

20170108 00:00 20170430 00:00 America/New_York Free Admission to PAFA <p>In celebration of its recently opened World War I exhibition, <a class="trackingoutbound" href="https://www.pafa.org/">the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts</a> is offering free admission to its galleries on Sundays thru April! Grab your Pass and get there on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to City Hall or Race-Vine or Routes 2, 4, 16, 27 or 48.</p> <p><img alt="" src="http://s3.amazonaws.com/assets.iseptaphilly.com-ss/app/public/ckeditor_assets/pictures/597/content_pafa_rev_war.png" style="height:352px; width:548px" /></p> 118-128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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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.

20170220 00:00 20170221 00:00 America/New_York Free Admission <p>In celebration of Presidents&#39; Day, the National Constitution Center offers <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://constitutioncenter.org/calendar/presidents-day-weekend-1">free admission</a> 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.</p> 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Free Admission

Benjamin Franklin Museum

Benjamin Franklin’s namesake museum invites guests in for a free Presidents' Day celebration as it offers free general admission on Monday, 2/20. to get here on SEPTA, hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Routes 9, 21, 42 or 57.

20170220 00:00 20170221 00:00 America/New_York Free Admission <p>Benjamin Franklin&rsquo;s namesake museum invites guests in for a free <a class="trackingoutbound" href="https://www.nps.gov/inde/planyourvisit/benjaminfranklinmuseum.htm">Presidents&#39; Day celebration</a> as it offers free general admission on Monday, 2/20. to get here on SEPTA, hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Routes 9, 21, 42 or 57.</p> 316 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Robot Revolution at The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute

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.

20161008 00:00 20170331 00:00 America/New_York Robot Revolution at The Franklin Institute <p>Think you could beat a robot in a game of tic-tac-toe? Put your skills to the test at <em><a href="http://www.uwishunu.com/2016/09/franklin-institute-reveals-world-robots-new-immersive-exhibition/#sm.000k5zfg28cedhi11hf158ntwuyvz">Robot Revolution</a></em>, 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 &#39;bots in action and more through this immersive museum opportunity. Best part - if you&#39;ve got a SEPTA Pass, we&#39;ve got a <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/134">Pass Perk</a> 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.</p> 222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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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!

20161111 00:00 20170220 00:00 America/New_York Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park <p>Those looking to ice skate in the heart of Philadelphia can pack up their cold-weather gear and head to the <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.ccdparks.org/dilworth-park/rothmanicerink">Rothman Rink at Dilworth Park</a>. 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 &mdash; hot chocolate. 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. Check out this <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/143">SEPTA Pass Perk</a> before you go!</p> 1 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 Plan Your Trip