Parks on Tap, Philadelphia's first and only traveling beer garden, is back for another season! On Wednesdays to Sundays through September 29, beer gardens will be popping up in public parks all over the city. This season, Parks on Tap will be visiting 23 different locations, serving up beer, food, and fun! Not only can get SEPTA get you to these parks – it can also help you save! Get $1 off your first drink at any Parks on Tap location just by flashing your SEPTA Key or Pass! Check out the upcoming beer gardens coming to a park near you:
The Azalea Garden is located between Boathouse Row and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The garden boasts various annuals and perennials such as daffodils, irises, crocuses, and tulips, as well as hosting over 150 species of azaleas and rhododendrons. Get there on Routes 38 or 43 or 49.
Columbus Square is a vibrant community gathering place in the Passyunk Square neighborhood of South Philadelphia. Hop the Broad Street Line to Ellsworth-Federal.
Schuylkill Banks is a Philadelphia riverfront destination for walkers, runners, bikers and relaxers. Parks on Tap will be held under the Walnut Street Bridge along the trail. Take Regional Rail to 30th Street, the Market-Frankford Line or Trolley to 30th Street, or Routes 7, 12, or 9.
The Belmont Plateau in West Fairmount Park provides one of the best views of the Philadelphia skyline. Get here by taking the Route 38 to the intersection of Belmont Avenue & S. Georges Hill Drive.
Campbell Square is a 3-acre park that lies in the heart of the Port Richmond neighborhood of Philadelphia. Get here on Routes 60 or 15.
Matthias Baldwin Park is a historical site for what was once the Baldwin Locomotive Works. Now the site is a lovely park with impressive views of the city skyline. Get here on Routes 33 or 43.
Shofuso Japanese House and Garden is a traditional-style Japanese house and nationally-ranked garden in Philadelphia’s West Fairmount Park that reflects the history of Japanese culture in Philadelphia. Get here on Routes 38, 40, 43 or 64.
The Discovery Center in East Fairmount Park was designed to preserve and protect an important resource for over 100 species of migratory birds on the Atlantic Flyway, and to provide public access and programming on 50 acres of parkland, including the 37-acre Strawberry Mansion Reservoir. Get there on Routes 3, 32, or 48.
Along the Schuylkill River, Fairmount Water Works operated until 1902 and now houses a restaurant and education center. Get here on the Route 38.
Gorgas Park, located in Roxborough, is home to 250 trees and award-winning gardens. The Route 9 gets you right there!
Dickinson Square is located in the Pennsport section of South Philadelphia, offering several basketball courts, swing sets, jungle gym. Get here on Routes 29 or 57.
With three baseball diamonds, a football field, and three soccer fields, the Northeast's Burholme Park is one of the Northeast's favorite parks for recreation. To get here on SEPTA, take the Fox Chase Line to Ryers Station.
McMichael Park is one of the only and most beautiful six acres of open green spaces in the East Falls section of Philadelphia. Routes K, R, or 32 drop you off right there!
West Philly's favorite park, Clark Park, covers nine acres of land, offering various trails, a basketball court, a playground, and more. Get here on SEPTA. Routes 13, 31 & 34 drop you right there!
Lemon Hill is a historic mansion with views of the Center City skyline and the Schuylkill River. Get there on Routes 7 or 48.
The Strawberry Mansion Bridge is a steel arch bridge across the Schuylkill River near the Historic Strawberry Mansion. Located at Ford Drive and Strawberry Mansion Drive, the bridge serves as a link between East and West Fairmount Park, used by pedestrians, vehicles, horses, and bicycles. Get here on Routes 7 or 32.
Head out to some of these beautiful parks to enjoy the weather and a pop-up beer garden. And don't forget your SEPTA Key for $1 off your beer!