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Franklin Field

In operation since before the turn of the 20th century, Franklin Field is the University of Pennsylvania’s historic football stadium. It is also home of the Penn Relays every April, the oldest organized relay competition in the United States. The Relays bring together the best track and field athletes from high schools and colleges worldwide.

Franklin Field is the oldest two-tiered stadium in the country with a seating capacity of 52,593. The historic field is the former home of Super Bowl LII champs the Philadelphia Eagles and was also host to some of the very first Army-Navy games between 1899 and 1935.

How to get there

Take any SEPTA Regional Rail train into 30th Street Station. From there walk West on Market Street to 33rd Street, then turn left and follow 33rd Street to The Palestra (behind Shoemaker Green).

Take the Market-Frankford Line to the 34th Street Station. Walk East on Market Street to 33rd Street. Turn right, and follow 33rd Street to The Palestra (behind Shoemaker Green).

Take the Broad Street Line to City Hall. Make a free interchange at City Hall to the Market-Frankford Line Westbound towards 69th Street. Follow Market-Frankford Line directions above to reach The Palestra.

Take any Trolley line to the 33rd Street Station. Walk South on 33rd Street to The Palestra (behind Shoemaker Green).

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

Penn Athletics Ticket Office Information:

Phone: (215) 898-6151 | Fax: (215) 573-2161

Email: [email protected]

Online Ticket Information

Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. (excluding University Holidays)

Summer Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. (excluding University Holidays)

Please call the Penn Athletics Ticket Office for specific event hours and information.

Things To Do

University of Pennsylvania football home games are played at Franklin Field. 

Franklin Field hosts the Penn Relays every April, as well as various other Track & Field meets throughout the year. 

Upcoming Local Happenings
Basketball

Penn Men's Basketball

The Palestra

The Penn Quakers take on Cornell on Saturday, 2/23 at The Palestra. Start time is 7p. Don't miss a minute searching for parking - your best bet there is SEPTA. Hop Regional Rail to 30th Street or University City Station, Trolley or Market-Frankford Line to 33rd Street or Routes 21, 31, 40 or 42.

20190223 00:00 20190224 00:00 America/New_York Penn Men's Basketball <p>The Penn Quakers take on Cornell on Saturday, 2/23 at <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/destination/palestra">The Palestra</a>. Start time is 7p. Don&#39;t miss a minute searching for parking - your best bet there is SEPTA. Hop Regional Rail to 30th Street or University City Station, Trolley or Market-Frankford Line to 33rd Street or Routes 21, 31, 40 or 42.</p> The Palestra, South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


International house

Exhibition Opening and Reception: Lens on Latin America

International House

Juried by writer, activist and co-founder of Casa de Duende, David Acosta, Lens on Latin America is an exhibition of moving photography at the International House Philadelphia showcasing the cultural and political changes that swept over Latin America during the 1960s and 1970s. Runs thru 3/22, open daily 8a-10p. So easy to get there on SEPTA. Hop Trolley Routes 11, 13, 34, or 36 to 36th Street Station. 

20190107 00:00 20190323 00:00 America/New_York Exhibition Opening and Reception: Lens on Latin America <p>Juried by writer, activist and co-founder of Casa de Duende, David Acosta, <a href="http://ihousephilly.org/calendar/lens-on-latin-america"><em>Lens on Latin America</em></a>&nbsp;is an exhibition of moving photography at the&nbsp;International House Philadelphia&nbsp;showcasing the cultural and political changes that swept over Latin America during the 1960s and 1970s.&nbsp;Runs thru 3/22,&nbsp;open daily 8a-10p. So easy to get there on SEPTA. Hop Trolley Routes 11, 13, 34, or 36 to 36th Street Station.&nbsp;</p> International House, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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