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LOVE Park

LOVE Park (officially known as J.F.K. Plaza) was built in 1964 as a gateway to Fairmount Park and to mark the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, a one mile diagonal boulevard that connects Philadelphia’s central business district with a collection of cultural and educational institutions. LOVE Park was an internationally-known skateboarding destination in the late 20th century and has also been the site of numerous protests and demonstrations.

Today, the area surrounding the Park – Center City – is the largest place of employment in the city and region, with over 300,000 jobs. LOVE Park is a renowned gathering place and social destination for Center City residents and workers. Positioned between City Hall and The Parkway, and adjacent to the Suburban Station transit hub, the park is also an important stopping place for tourists. Countless photos are taken each year under Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture by visitors from across the country and around the world, making the park a top destination in the city.

LOVE Park is a high-quality space that prioritizes inclusivity and engagement.

How to get there

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.

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. â€‹

Upcoming Local Happenings
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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.  

20191108 00:00 20200224 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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Center City District Restaurant Week

Center City Philadelphia

Restaurants across Center City will offer three-course dinners for only $35 per person beginning Sunday, 1/12 thru Friday, 1/24. In addition, many will also offer a three-course lunch for $20. Click here for the full list of restaurants, menus, and easy online reservations through OpenTable. Leave the car in park and the driving to SEPTA! Click here to get started!

20200112 00:00 20200125 00:00 America/New_York Center City District Restaurant Week <p>Restaurants across <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/destination/centercity?zoom=17&amp;center=39.952538032669324,-75.16307949999998">Center City</a> will offer&nbsp;three-course dinners for only $35 per person beginning Sunday, 1/12 thru Friday, 1/24. In addition, many will also offer a three-course lunch for $20. <a href="https://centercityphila.org/explore-center-city/ccd-restaurant-week?page=7" target="_blank">Click here</a> for the full list of restaurants, menus, and easy online reservations through OpenTable. Leave the car in park and the driving to SEPTA! Click <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/plan-your-trip">here</a> to get started!</p> Philadelphia City Hall, John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Auto show

Save the Date: Philadelphia Auto Show

Pennsylvania Convention Center

Philadelphia, get ready to start your engines. The Philadelphia Auto Show is coming to town 2/8 thru 2/17 with more than 700 concept, classic, luxury and exotic cars from a wide variety of global manufacturers. Housed inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the show brings some of the automotive industry’s most impressive designs and most interesting concepts to the 650,000-square-foot display floor. Take SEPTA to the show. The Convention Center is a short walk from Jefferson Station, or you can ride the Market-Frankford Line to 11th, the Broad Street Line to City Hall or hop Routes 23, 45, 48 or 61. And better yet - buy discounted adult admission tickets [$11 versus $14] at all major SEPTA Transit Sales & Regional Rail Ticket Offices (valid for admittance to weekday shows only; additional payment may be required on gate admittance on weekends).

20200202 00:00 20200218 00:00 America/New_York Save the Date: Philadelphia Auto Show <p>Philadelphia, get ready to start your engines. The <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/autoshow">Philadelphia Auto Show</a> is coming to town 2/8 thru 2/17 with more than 700 concept, classic, luxury and exotic cars from a wide variety of global manufacturers. Housed inside the <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/destination/conventioncenter?center=39.954729068499994,-75.159694&amp;zoom=16">Pennsylvania Convention Center</a>, the show brings some of the automotive industry&rsquo;s most impressive designs and most interesting concepts to the 650,000-square-foot display floor. Take SEPTA to the show. The Convention Center is a short walk from Jefferson Station, or you can ride the Market-Frankford Line to 11th, the Broad Street Line to City Hall or hop Routes 23, 45, 48 or 61. And better yet - buy discounted adult admission tickets [$11 versus $14] at all major SEPTA Transit Sales &amp; Regional Rail Ticket Offices (valid for admittance to weekday shows only;&nbsp;additional payment may be required on gate admittance on weekends).</p> 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia PA 19107 Plan Your Trip


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ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibit

Pennsylvania Convention Center

The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world. Founded in 1876, its 60,000 members represent all types of libraries. Their conference runs Friday, 1/24 thru Wednesday, 1/29. Get there on SEPTA! The Convention Center is a short walk from Jefferson Station, or you can ride the Market-Frankford Line to 11th, Trolley to 13th, the Broad Street Line to City Hall or hop Routes 4, 16, 17, 23, 27, 33, 45, 48 or 61. For more travel tips, click here.

20200124 00:00 20200130 00:00 America/New_York ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibit <p>The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world. Founded in 1876, its 60,000 members represent all types of libraries. Their&nbsp;conference runs Friday, 1/24&nbsp;thru Wednesday, 1/29. Get there on SEPTA! The&nbsp;<a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/destination/conventioncenter?center=39.95418055486537,-75.15963099999999&amp;zoom=16">Convention Center</a>&nbsp;is a short walk from Jefferson Station, or you can ride the Market-Frankford Line to 11th, Trolley to 13th, the Broad Street Line to City Hall or hop Routes 4, 16, 17, 23, 27, 33, 45, 48 or 61. For more travel tips, click <a href="https://www.mazzonicenter.org/trans-wellness/transit">here</a>.</p> Pennsylvania Convention Center, Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Save the Date: 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show

Convention Center

The 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center Saturday, 2/29 through Sunday, 3/8 with a combination of designs, live entertainment, workshops, and other events. Explore acres of amazing floral and landscape displays, plus extra activities for everyone like the Garden Tea and Butterflies Live! The 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show theme "Riviera Holiday" is inspired by the world's Mediterranean gardens. Riviera Holiday beckons you to embrace your inner romantic and create a Mediterranean garden of your own. Ornate pottery and patterned tiles, a well-placed pergola, and abundant clusters of scented flowers, ornamental fountains, and herb parterres provide irresistible appeal along with sustainable lower maintenance, water-wise options that are both responsive to and reflective of temperate conditions. The Flower Show is a top destination and “must experience” horticultural event, attracting 250,000 visitors annually to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a showcase of excellence that dates back to 1829. SEPTA Regional Rail trains, bus routes, trolleys and the Market-Frankford Line can get you to within walking distance of the convention center. Click here for more detail, including info on discounted show tickets available for purchase at all major SEPTA Transit Sales Offices and Regional Rail Ticket Offices.

 

20200229 00:00 20200309 00:00 America/New_York Save the Date: 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show <p>The <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/FlowerShow">2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show</a> returns to the <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/destination/conventioncenter?center=39.954729068499994,-75.159694&amp;zoom=16">Pennsylvania Convention Center</a> Saturday, 2/29 through Sunday, 3/8 with a combination of designs, live entertainment, workshops, and other events. Explore acres of amazing floral and landscape displays, plus extra activities for everyone like the&nbsp;<a href="https://theflowershow.com/experiences/garden-tea/"><em>Garden Tea</em></a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<em><a href="https://theflowershow.com/experiences/butterflies-live/">Butterflies Live!</a></em> The 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show theme &quot;Riviera Holiday&quot; is inspired by the world&#39;s Mediterranean gardens. Riviera Holiday beckons you to embrace your inner romantic and create a Mediterranean garden of your own. Ornate pottery and patterned tiles, a well-placed pergola, and abundant clusters of scented flowers, ornamental fountains, and herb parterres provide irresistible appeal along with sustainable lower maintenance, water-wise options that are both responsive to and reflective of temperate conditions. The Flower Show is a top destination and &ldquo;must experience&rdquo; horticultural event, attracting 250,000 visitors annually to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a showcase of excellence that dates back to 1829. SEPTA Regional Rail trains, bus routes, trolleys and the Market-Frankford Line can get you to within walking distance of the convention center. Click <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/flowershow">here</a> for more detail, including info on discounted show tickets available for purchase at all major SEPTA Transit Sales Offices and Regional Rail Ticket Offices.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Riverdance

Merriam Theater

Catch Riverdance at the Merriam Theater Tuesday, 1/21 thru Sunday, 1/26. Get there on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust. Save on tickets to select performances with this Perk!

20200121 00:00 20200127 00:00 America/New_York Riverdance <p>Catch Riverdance at the Merriam Theater Tuesday, 1/21 thru Sunday, 1/26. Get there on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust. Save on tickets to select performances with&nbsp;<a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/198">this Perk</a>!</p> Merriam Theater, South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Comedy Shows 😆

Philly Improv Theater

With over 1,000 performances annually, there's always something going on at Philly Improv Theater! Best part - you've got Perks! Get $3 off tickets to any show! It's SO easy to get here on SEPTA! Just hop Trolley routes 10, 11, 13, 34, or 36 to 19th Street Station - PHIT is just a short walk away. If the Bus is more your speed, you can catch routes 9, 12, 17, 21, 33, 42, 44, or 49.

20200102 00:00 20210131 00:00 America/New_York Comedy Shows 😆 <p>With over 1,000 performances annually, there&#39;s always something going on at <a href="https://phillyimprovtheater.com/">Philly Improv Theater</a>! Best part - <a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/blog/PHIT">you&#39;ve got Perks</a>! Get $3 off tickets to any show! It&#39;s SO easy to get here on SEPTA! Just hop Trolley routes 10, 11, 13, 34, or 36 to 19th Street Station - PHIT is just a short walk away. If the&nbsp;Bus is more your speed, you can catch routes 9, 12, 17, 21, 33, 42, 44, or 49.</p> 2030 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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