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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.

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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. ​

Upcoming Local Happenings
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Free Fitness at Dilworth Park

Dilworth Park

Rothman Orthopaedics Presents Center City Fit returns to Dilworth Park beginning Monday, 4/15 thru Tuesday, 10/15! Enjoy fun, free fitness programs led by top-notch trainers from Optimal Sport Health Clubs 1315 Walnut. On Mondays from 6p-7p check out Zumba®* and on Tuesdays from 6p-7p there's Boot Camp thru 7/23 and cardio kickboxing 7/30 thru 10/15. For more event details, visit CCDParks.org. It's 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.

20190415 00:00 20191016 00:00 America/New_York Free Fitness at Dilworth Park <p><a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__centercityphila.us17.list-2Dmanage.com_track_click-3Fu-3D81629cc822272638e099bfb33-26id-3D865a2c231d-26e-3Dacf2366fb5&amp;d=DwMFaQ&amp;c=7bpf2KEKSGWHalHBe2Ypwg&amp;r=1iOv6BC89y0cqWPOj6RUkI8LpvKEIgN9W5sOr19EBuk&amp;m=QGo9fDUkQRCAXim3Kd5rTJG5uGaa1S1DwysaG0_izkk&amp;s=ba6KSqwvG31r-pozrjuVBWfMvhBTNBkW4oNvPCDKcAg&amp;e=" target="_blank"><strong>Rothman Orthopaedics Presents Center City Fit</strong></a> returns to Dilworth Park beginning Monday, 4/15 thru Tuesday, 10/15! Enjoy fun, free fitness programs led by top-notch trainers from Optimal Sport Health Clubs 1315 Walnut. On Mondays from 6p-7p check out Zumba&reg;* and on Tuesdays from&nbsp;6p-7p there&#39;s Boot Camp thru 7/23 and cardio<strong> </strong>kickboxing 7/30 thru 10/15. For more event details, visit <a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__centercityphila.us17.list-2Dmanage.com_track_click-3Fu-3D81629cc822272638e099bfb33-26id-3Db4a55e360c-26e-3Dacf2366fb5&amp;d=DwMFaQ&amp;c=7bpf2KEKSGWHalHBe2Ypwg&amp;r=1iOv6BC89y0cqWPOj6RUkI8LpvKEIgN9W5sOr19EBuk&amp;m=QGo9fDUkQRCAXim3Kd5rTJG5uGaa1S1DwysaG0_izkk&amp;s=Zq1Tyl3dh_JGlPiekcDskpu887zIkjsSgEWuCQ7C3Oo&amp;e=" target="_blank"><strong>CCDParks.org</strong></a>. It&#39;s 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.</p> Dilworth Park, South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Meetings & Conventions

Pennsylvania Convention Center

Event(s) being held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center this week:

4/14-4/16: Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine Week 2019 (AAIM)

4/16-4/17: World Drug Safety Congress Americas 2019

4/19-4/22: East Coast Volleyball NEQ 2019

4/19-4/21: African American History & Culture Showcase

Get there on SEPTA. 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.

20190415 00:00 20190422 00:00 America/New_York Meetings & Conventions <p>Event(s) being held at the <a href="https://www.paconvention.com/upcoming-events">Pennsylvania Convention Center</a> this week:</p> <p>4/14-4/16:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.paconvention.com/">Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine Week 2019 (AAIM)</a></p> <p>4/16-4/17:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.paconvention.com/">World Drug Safety Congress Americas 2019</a></p> <p>4/19-4/22:&nbsp;East Coast Volleyball NEQ 2019</p> <p>4/19-4/21:&nbsp;African American History &amp; Culture Showcase</p> <p>Get there on SEPTA. 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.</p> Pennsylvania Convention Center, Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes

The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute's Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes features more than 300 artifacts, including some of Marvel’s most iconic and sought-after pages, costumes, and props. Spectacular artifacts to thrill both avid collectors, and casual fans—while immersive set pieces, soundscapes, and interactive elements bring the comic book world to life! Catch it now thru 9/2. Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48. Don't forget to check out this Perk before going! 

20190413 00:00 20190903 00:00 America/New_York Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes <p>The Franklin Institute&#39;s <a href="https://www.fi.edu/exhibit/marvel-universe-super-heroes">Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes</a> features more than 300 artifacts, including some of Marvel&rsquo;s most iconic and sought-after pages, costumes, and props. Spectacular artifacts to thrill both avid collectors, and casual fans&mdash;while immersive set pieces, soundscapes, and interactive elements bring the comic book world to life! Catch it now thru 9/2. Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48. Don&#39;t forget to check out this <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/240">Perk</a> before going!&nbsp;</p> 222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Shows at Philly Improv Theater

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.

20190129 00:00 20191231 00:00 America/New_York Shows at Philly Improv Theater <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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