Destination

Delaware River Waterfront

From parks and museums and piers to restaurants, there are tons of attractions and events all year long at the Delaware River Waterfront.

Located just a short walk from Old City, Society Hill and Philadelphia’s Historic District, the waterfront has tons to offer, including one of the coolest pop-up parks in the city (Spruce Street Harbor Park), some of the best outdoor venues for concerts, festivals and more (Festival Pier, the Great Plaza) and amazing views of Benjamin Franklin Bridge and the Delaware River.

How to get there

SEPTA Bus Routes 21, 33 & 42 stop at The Great Plaza at Penn's Landing and Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest at the Chestnut Street turnaround. Routes 17 and 48 stop at Front and Market Streets. Route 12 stops directly at Spruce Street Harbor Park Presented by Univest/Valley Green Bank at Columbus Blvd and Dock Street. Route 25 runs along Columbus Blvd.

You can also take the SEPTA Market-Frankford Line (the Blue line) to the 2nd Street Stop. From there, head East over the Market Street Bridge. The Blue Cross RiverRink and Great Plaza at Penn's Landing will be straight ahead. 

Fare

There are many ways to get here on SEPTA, there are also many ways to pay. Click here to learn which fare is best for you. ​

Things To Do

No matter what the season, there’s always something to do on the Delaware River Waterfront. During the warmer months its home to many festivals, concerts, and the Spruce Street Harbor Park pop up park. There's also Summerfest and roller skating at the Blue Cross RiverRink. In the winter it's all about ice skating with a Winterfest holiday garden pop up nearby. 

You can also visit the Independence Seaport Museum - which just happens to be a SEPTA Pass Perk

The Delaware River Waterfront is also just a short walk away from historic Old City, which has plenty of restaurants, bars, shops, and art galleries.

Upcoming Local Happenings
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Spruce Street Harbor Park

Penn's Landing

Spruce Street Harbor Park — everyone's favorite seasonal park on the Delaware River — is back with dining, a beer garden, hammocks, a boardwalk, and entertainment. Get here on SEPTA. Short walk from 2nd Street Station on the Market-Frankford Line or ride Bus Routes 12, 21, 33, 42 or 25.

20180511 00:00 20180901 00:00 America/New_York Spruce Street Harbor Park <p><a href="http://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com/places/spruce-street-harbor-park">Spruce Street Harbor Park</a> &mdash; everyone&#39;s favorite seasonal park on the Delaware River &mdash; is back with dining, a beer garden, hammocks, a boardwalk, and entertainment. Get here on SEPTA. Short walk from 2nd Street Station on the Market-Frankford Line or ride Bus Routes 12, 21, 33, 42 or 25.</p> 401 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest

Blue Cross RiverRink

It's Summer! Spend it outside at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest - open 7-days-a-week thru Labor Day! It has it all - including a roller rink, mini-golf course, The Midway (with a giant Ferris wheel!) and food concessions! Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 42, 17, or 33. Check out this Perk before you go!

20180524 00:00 20180904 00:00 America/New_York Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest <p>It&#39;s Summer! Spend it outside at <a href="http://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com/places/blue-cross-riverrink-summerfest" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest</a> - open 7-days-a-week thru Labor Day! It has it all - including a roller rink, mini-golf course, The Midway (with a giant Ferris wheel!) and food concessions! Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 42, 17, or 33. Check out <a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/perk/115">this Perk</a> before you go!</p> 121 North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


Headhouse farmers market

Headhouse Farmers Market

Headhouse Square

On Sunday stop by the Headhouse Farmers Market for fresh produce, baked goods, local meats, cheeses and wines. It's so easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop Route 12, 40, 47 or 57. 

20171105 00:00 20181231 00:00 America/New_York Headhouse Farmers Market <p>On Sunday stop by the <a href="http://thefoodtrust.org/farmers-markets/market/headhouse">Headhouse Farmers Market</a> for fresh produce, baked goods, local meats, cheeses and wines. It&#39;s so easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop Route 12, 40, 47 or 57.&nbsp;</p> 500 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Free Yoga at Race Street Pier

Race Street Pier

Philadelphia’s favorite free workout series - Free Yoga on Race Street Pier - organized by the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation and presented by Aetna, and coordinated by yoga instructor Malik Wilson, offers nearly 300 free yoga classes thru November 11th. Every single day of the week (weather permitting), the yoga class takes to the waterfront for fresh air (and free!) fun for yogis of all levels. Classes run M-Th 7a & 6p; Fr 7a; Sa-Su 9:30a. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 17, 21, 25, 33, or 42. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to...plan your trip!

20180618 00:00 20181112 00:00 America/New_York Free Yoga at Race Street Pier <p>Philadelphia&rsquo;s favorite free workout series - Free Yoga on Race Street Pier - organized by the <strong>Delaware River Waterfront Corporation</strong> and presented by <strong><a href="https://www.aetna.com/">Aetna</a></strong>, and coordinated by yoga instructor <strong>Malik Wilson</strong>, offers nearly 300 free yoga classes thru November 11th. Every single day of the week (weather permitting), the yoga class takes to the waterfront for fresh air (and free!) fun for yogis of all levels. Classes run M-Th 7a &amp; 6p; Fr 7a; Sa-Su 9:30a. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 17, 21, 25, 33, or 42. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to...plan your trip!</p> Race Street Pier, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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