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Dilworth Park

The city's lively centerpiece, with a cafe, lush lawn, tree groves, and a fountain, which converts into an ice skating rink in winter. As Philadelphia’s Center Square, it is designed as a high-quality gateway to public transit and as a civic place with on-going programming, amenities, and activities that benefit the public and support the mission of the park.

How to get there

It is SO easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop SEPTA's Market-Frankford Line or Trolley Routes 10,11,13,34, or 36 to 15th Street Station. You can also hop the Broad Street Line to City Hall Station. If riding a Bus is more your style, Routes 4, 16, 17, 27, 31, 32, 33, 38, 44, 62, 78, 124 & 125 all drop you within a block or two of the park. 

And let's not forget Regional Rail - Dilworth Park is a short walk from Suburban Station.

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.

Hours

Open 6a thru 1a, 7 days a week

Things To Do

Dilworth Park is a beautifully appointed park with an interactive fountain, lush lawn and tree grove seating areas, which features a café. The fountain, open in the warmer months, transforms into an ice skating rink each winter. Both are favorite activities for kids and adults alike. Spring through fall the park is bustling with people enjoying the many activities happening all week long. Festivals, live musical performances, outdoor movie screenings, and happy hour specials bring an audience to the park at all hours of the day and night. Plus, you can stay connected with free XFINITY WiFi at Dilworth Park. And all of this activity is taking place above a major transit hub.

Upcoming Local Happenings
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Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink

Dilworth Park

It’s a winter wonderland in the shadow of City Hall. Now thru 2/26, glide around the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink, snap a selfie in the festive wintergarden, warm up with a hot beverage inside the Rothman Orthopaedics Cabin and grab some seasonal snacks — all set against a very festive backdrop. Reservations are encouraged for timed, 90-minute skating sessions. Get here on SEPTA! Hop the Market-Frankford Line, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, Bus Routes 2, 17, 33, 38, 44, 48, 124 or 125 or Regional Rail to Suburban Station.  

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Deck the Hall Holiday Lights

City Hall

City Hall comes alive for the holiday season as the western façade of the historic building lights up with stunning technicolor projections that are synchronized to sound effects during the nightly (and free!) Deck The Hall Light Show. The must-see lighting display kicks off at the top of the hour at 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9PM each night. 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.  

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Christmas village destination

Christmas Village

Love Park

Organizers from Germany help to transform LOVE Park into an open-air European wonderland that is Christmas Village, with more than 110 different vendors set up in brand-new wooden huts. It's open from 11/24 thru 12/24. 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.

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Macy's

Christmas Light Show

Macy's

The Grand Court in the National Historic Landmark Wanamaker Building has hosted a Christmas Light Show since 1956. Macy’s continues the tradition of twinkling snowflakes, dancing snowmen and more with a 100,000-light show narrated by Julie Andrews and accompanied by the famed Wanamaker Organ. Get there on SEPTA! Hop Regional Rail to Suburban or Jefferson Station or take the Market-Frankford Line to 13th Street Station!

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The Comcast Holiday Spectacular and The Universal Sphere

Comcast Center

The Comcast Center’s annual (and free!) super high-res LED holiday show returns this year, back in the lobby of the city’s second-tallest building on one of the world’s largest LED continuous video walls. Shows run daily at the top of every hour from 10AM to 8PM with sensory-friendly shows on offer every Thursday and Friday at 2:30PM (and upon request) - from 11/24 thru 1/1. Also back from 2022 is The Universal Sphere - a free cinematic experience (advanced reservations encouraged) created by Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Animation, Universal Parks & Resorts and Comcast Labs - located in the upper lobby of the Comcast Technology Center. Shows run daily from 10AM to 8PM with the last daily show starting at 7:45PM. Get here on SEPTA Regional Rail. The Comcast Center is literally connected to Suburban Station. Or hop the Market-Frankford Line to 15th Street, Broad Street Line to City Hall, Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 & 36 to 19th Street or one of many Bus Routes that cross-cross the city. See you there!

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Music

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

Academy Of Music

Catch Tina: The Tina Turner Musical the Academy of Music from 11/22 thru 12/4. Get there on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust. Get up to $10 off tickets with this Perk!

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Music

A Philly POPS Christmas: Spectacular Sounds of the Season

Kimmel Center

Music director and principal conductor David Charles Abell leads the POPS Festival Chorus, The Philadelphia Boys Choir and the St. Thomas Gospel Choir with Hamilton’s Mandy Gonzalez as special guest (again) alongside vocalist Jordan Donica, of Charmed and Blue Bloods fame. Get here on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust. 

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