Destination

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. 

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.

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Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink

Dilworth Park

Those looking to ice skate in the heart of Philadelphia can pack up their cold-weather gear and head to the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice 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. This Perk gets you $1 off admission! Afterward, check out the spectacular Dilworth Park Wintergarden or 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.  

20181109 00:00 20190225 00:00 America/New_York Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink <p>Those looking to ice skate in the heart of Philadelphia can pack up their cold-weather gear and head to the <a href="https://centercityphila.org/parks/dilworth-park/winter/rothman-rink" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink</a><a href="http://centercityphila.org/parks/dilworth-park/winter/rothman-rink">&nbsp;</a><a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.ccdparks.org/dilworth-park/rothmanicerink">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. This <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/143">Perk</a> gets you $1 off admission! Afterward, check out the spectacular Dilworth Park Wintergarden or 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.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 1 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 Plan Your Trip


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Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market

Dilworth Park

The Made In Philadelphia Holiday Market is back at Dilworth Park with more than 40 vendors selling their wares — gifts, food and more — in festive tents topped with Herrnhut Stars. Need a ride? Get there 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.

20181117 00:00 20190102 00:00 America/New_York Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market <p>The&nbsp;<a href="https://centercityphila.org/parks/dilworth-park/winter/market" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Made In Philadelphia Holiday Market</a> is back at <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/destination/dilworthpark?center=39.95263902962235,-75.16467940000001&amp;zoom=17">Dilworth</a><a href="https://www.visitphilly.com/things-to-do/attractions/dilworth-park-at-city-hall/" rel="noopener" target="_blank"> Park</a> with more than 40 vendors selling their wares &mdash; gifts, food and more &mdash; in festive tents topped with Herrnhut Stars. Need a ride? Get there on SEPTA!&nbsp; 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.</p> 1 South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Christmas Village

LOVE Park

The German-style Christmas Village takes over the new LOVE Park Thanksgiving Day thru Christmas Eve with vendors offering holiday decor, gifts and more! Open daily beginning at 11am. So easy to get here (and home from 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.

20181122 00:00 20181225 00:00 America/New_York Christmas Village <p>The German-style <a href="http://www.philachristmas.com/">Christmas Village</a> takes over the new LOVE Park Thanksgiving Day thru Christmas Eve&nbsp;with vendors offering holiday decor, gifts and more! Open daily beginning at 11am. So easy to get here (and home from 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.</p> 1500 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Deck the Hall Light Show

City Hall

Now thru 1/1, the brand-new Deck the Hall Light Show presented by Independence Blue Cross will illuminate the exterior of City Hall on its west side multiple times 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.  

20181119 00:00 20190102 00:00 America/New_York Deck the Hall Light Show <p>Now thru 1/1, the brand-new <a href="https://centercityphila.org/parks/dilworth-park/wintergarden/light-show">Deck the Hall Light Show</a> presented by Independence Blue Cross will illuminate the exterior of City Hall on its west side multiple times each night. 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.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 1401 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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A Very Philly Holiday

One Liberty Observation Deck

Now thru 1/1/2019, A Very Philadelphia Holiday transforms the 360-degree One Liberty Observation Deck at the top of One Liberty Place to honor three great local traditions: the Mummers, the Pennsylvania Ballet and the Miracle on 13th Street. This Wednesday, 12/28, the attraction offers guests pay-what-you-wish admission in celebration of its third anniversary, and a special Candy Cane Hunt with the Sugar Plum Fairy takes place on Sunday, 12/2. Get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 15th Street, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, or Bus Routes 4, 17, 21, 32, 33, 38, 42, 48. Check out this Perk before you go!

20181128 00:00 20190102 00:00 America/New_York A Very Philly Holiday <p>Now thru 1/1/2019, <a href="https://www.phillyfromthetop.com/packages-and-events/a-very-philadelphia-holiday.html?_ga=2.136489139.204799385.1510781571-161479019.1509573666" rel="noopener" target="_blank">A Very Philadelphia Holiday</a>&nbsp;transforms the 360-degree&nbsp;One Liberty Observation Deck&nbsp;at the top of One Liberty Place to honor three great local traditions: the Mummers, the Pennsylvania Ballet and the Miracle on 13th Street. This Wednesday, 12/28, the attraction offers guests&nbsp;<a href="https://www.phillyfromthetop.com/packages-and-events/a-very-philadelphia-holiday.html?_ga=2.136489139.204799385.1510781571-161479019.1509573666" rel="noopener" target="_blank">pay-what-you-wish admission</a>&nbsp;in celebration of its third anniversary, and a special&nbsp;<a href="https://www.phillyfromthetop.com/packages-and-events/a-very-philadelphia-holiday.html?_ga=2.136489139.204799385.1510781571-161479019.1509573666" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Candy Cane Hunt</a>&nbsp;with the Sugar Plum Fairy takes place on Sunday, 12/2. Get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 15th Street, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, or Bus Routes 4, 17, 21, 32, 33, 38, 42, 48. Check out <a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/perk/124">this Perk</a> before you go!</p> 1650 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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The Comcast Holiday Spectacular

Comcast Center

The Comcast Center lobby's annual super high-res LED holiday show — celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2018 — combines the Pennsylvania Ballet's The Nutcracker, a magical sleigh ride over the city (with a bird's-eye view of the new Comcast Technology Center) and a sing-along in 15 minutes of free fun. More than two million people have seen the show since its debut in 2008. Get here on SEPTA. The Comcast Center is literally connected to SEPTA's Suburban Station. See you there!

20181122 00:00 20190102 00:00 America/New_York The Comcast Holiday Spectacular <p>The Comcast Center lobby&#39;s annual super high-res LED holiday show &mdash; celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2018 &mdash; combines the Pennsylvania Ballet&#39;s <em>The Nutcracker</em>, a magical sleigh ride over the city (with a bird&#39;s-eye view of the new Comcast Technology Center) and a sing-along in 15 minutes of free fun. More than two million people have seen the show since its debut in 2008. Get here on SEPTA. The Comcast Center is literally connected to SEPTA&#39;s Suburban Station. See you there!</p> Comcast Center, John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Paint Day

Reading Terminal Market

Help paint a new mural by artist Jon Laidacker on Sunday, 12/16 from 12p-3p at Reading Terminal Market! This artwork will showcase the history and diversity of the 125-year-old Reading Terminal Market and the connection between the Market and the SEPTA transportation network below it. Once the mural is complete, it will be installed inside of Jefferson Station at 12th and Filbert Streets. Get there on SEPTA! Hop a train to Jefferson Station, a Trolley to 13th, the Market-Frankford Line to 11th or Bus Routes 17, 23, 33, 38, 44, 45, 48, 62 or 78. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to find your best way here.

20181216 00:00 20181217 00:00 America/New_York Paint Day <p>Help paint a new <a href="https://www.muralarts.org/events/paint-day-reading-terminal-market-2/">mural</a> by artist Jon Laidacker on Sunday, 12/16 from 12p-3p at <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/destination/readingterminalmarket?center=39.953064557129096,-75.15948300000002&amp;zoom=16">Reading Terminal Market</a>! This artwork will showcase the history and diversity of the 125-year-old Reading Terminal Market and the connection between the Market and the SEPTA transportation network below it. Once the mural is complete, it will be installed inside of Jefferson Station at 12th and Filbert Streets. Get there on SEPTA! Hop a train to Jefferson Station, a Trolley to 13th, the Market-Frankford Line to 11th or Bus Routes 17, 23, 33, 38, 44, 45, 48, 62 or 78. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to find your best way here.</p> 51 North 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Running of the Santas

The Field House

Thousands of revelers dressed as Kris Kringle take part in this wildly popular event. The “pre-run party” kicks of at The Field House (located in Jefferson Station - street level) at 10a, where festive folks can find drink specials and a performance by the Secret Service Band at 2p. At 4p, participants can hop the Broad Street Line from the bar to NRG Station in South Philly, where the red-and-white-clad crowd runs in unison to XFINITY Live! (about two blocks away) for even more fun and live music from 15 bands.

20181215 00:00 20181216 00:00 America/New_York Running of the Santas <p>Thousands of revelers dressed as Kris Kringle take part in this wildly popular <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://runningofthesantas.com/santas/philadelphia/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">event</a>. The &ldquo;pre-run party&rdquo; kicks of at The Field House (located in Jefferson Station - street level) at 10a, where festive folks can find drink specials and a performance by the Secret Service Band at 2p. At 4p, participants can hop the Broad Street Line from the bar to NRG Station in South Philly, where the red-and-white-clad crowd runs in unison to <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/destination/xfinitylive?center=39.904252869693245,-75.16859500000004&amp;zoom=15">XFINITY Live!</a> (about two blocks away) for even more fun and live music from 15 bands.</p> Field House, Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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The Pennsylvania Ballet Presents George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker

Academy of Music

The Pennsylvania Ballet’s The Nutcracker returns to the Academy of Music on select dates  from 12/7 thru 7/31. Get here on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to Suburban Station, the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust, the Market-Frankford Line to 15th Street, or Routes 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32 or 42.

20181207 00:00 20190101 00:00 America/New_York The Pennsylvania Ballet Presents George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker <p>The Pennsylvania Ballet&rsquo;s&nbsp;<em><a href="http://paballet.org/programs/nutcracker/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">The Nutcracker</a>&nbsp;</em>returns to the&nbsp;Academy of Music&nbsp;on select dates&nbsp; from 12/7 thru 7/31.&nbsp;Get here on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to Suburban Station, the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust, the Market-Frankford Line to 15th Street, or Routes 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32 or 42.</p> 240 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Grinch Stole Christmas

Merriam Theater

Don't miss Grinch Stole Christmas at the Merriam Theater on 12/28 & 12/29! Get there on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust. Make sure to check out this Perk for discounted tickets!

20181228 00:00 20181230 00:00 America/New_York Grinch Stole Christmas <p>Don&#39;t miss Grinch Stole Christmas at the Merriam Theater on 12/28 &amp; 12/29! Get there on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust. Make sure to check out <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/198">this Perk</a> for discounted tickets!</p> Merriam Theater, South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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A Philly POPS Christmas: Spectacular Sounds of the Season

Kimmel Center

On select dates from 12/1 thru 12/22, Broadway legend Todd Ellison takes the baton to lead The Philly POPS in a beloved holiday concert featuring Hamilton's Mandy Gonzalez, organist Peter Richard Conte, the Philadelphia Boys Choir, the Philly POPS Festival Chorus and the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas Gospel Choir.Get here on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust. 

20181201 00:00 20181223 00:00 America/New_York A Philly POPS Christmas: Spectacular Sounds of the Season <p>On select dates from 12/1 thru 12/22, Broadway legend Todd Ellison takes the baton to lead&nbsp;The Philly POPS&nbsp;in a&nbsp;<a href="https://phillypops.org/christmas" rel="noopener" target="_blank">beloved holiday concert</a>&nbsp;featuring&nbsp;<em>Hamilton</em>&#39;s Mandy Gonzalez, organist Peter Richard Conte, the Philadelphia Boys Choir, the Philly POPS Festival Chorus and the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas Gospel Choir.Get here on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust.&nbsp;</p> 300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia

Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center

The Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia comes to the Kimmel Center on Saturday, 12/15. Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust or Routes 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32 or 42. Get discounted tickets with this Perk.

20181215 00:00 20181216 00:00 America/New_York Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia <p>The Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia comes to the <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/destination/kimmelcenter?center=39.94664106856987,-75.16526950000002&amp;zoom=16">Kimmel Center</a> on Saturday, 12/15. Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust or Routes 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32 or 42. Get discounted tickets with this <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/198">Perk</a>.</p> 300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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