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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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Reading Terminal Market Harvest Festival

Reading Terminal Market

On Saturday, 10/19, Filbert Street will close down to make way for an urban farm with hay bales and corn stalks. Enjoy live entertainment and a beer garden along with an array of seasonal treats. So easy to get here on SEPTA. It's just steps from Jefferson Station or you can hop the Market-Frankford Line to 11th, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, Trolley to 13th or Routes 17, 23, 33, 38, 44, 45, 48, 62, 78, 124 or 125.

20191019 00:00 20191020 00:00 America/New_York Reading Terminal Market Harvest Festival <p class="copy-paste-block">On Saturday, 10/19, Filbert Street will close down to make way for an urban farm with hay bales and corn stalks. Enjoy live entertainment and a beer garden along with an array of seasonal treats. So easy to get here on SEPTA. It&#39;s just steps from Jefferson Station or you can hop the Market-Frankford Line to 11th, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, Trolley to 13th or Routes 17, 23, 33, 38, 44, 45, 48, 62, 78, 124 or 125.</p> 1200 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Rent

Merriam Theater

Friday thru Sunday, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning rock musical embarks returns to Philly for a three-night stop during the show's 20th anniversary tour. Rent, loosely based on Puccini's La Bohème, follows a group of artists in New York City as they struggle to accomplish their dreams while dealing with the devastating realities of AIDS.  Get there on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust.

20191018 00:00 20191021 00:00 America/New_York Rent <p>Friday thru Sunday, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning rock&nbsp;<a href="https://www.kimmelcenter.org/events-and-tickets/201920/broadway-philadelphia/rent/" target="_blank">musical</a>&nbsp;embarks returns to Philly for a three-night stop during the show&#39;s 20th anniversary tour.&nbsp;<em>Rent</em>, loosely based on Puccini&#39;s&nbsp;<em>La Boh&egrave;me</em>, follows a group of artists in New York City as they struggle to accomplish their dreams while dealing with the devastating realities of AIDS.&nbsp;&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust.</p> Merriam Theater, South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Dena Blizzard

Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center

On Saturday, 10/19, see Dena Blizzard at the Perelman Theater stage at the Kimmel Center. It's so easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust. And check out this Perk for discount tickets!

20191019 00:00 20191020 00:00 America/New_York Dena Blizzard <p>On Saturday, 10/19, see <a href="https://www.kimmelcenter.org/events-and-tickets/201920/kcp/dena-blizzard/">Dena Blizzard</a>&nbsp;at&nbsp;the Perelman Theater stage at the Kimmel Center. It&#39;s so easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust. And check out this <a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/perk/198">Perk</a>&nbsp;for discount tickets!</p> 300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


Hamilton

Hamilton at the Forrest Theatre

Forrest Theatre

See Hamilton, the record breaking musical in its first trip to Philadelphia at the Forrest Theatre now thru 11/17! Get there on SEPTA. Take the Market-Frankford Line Line to 11th Street Station, the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust Station, any Regional Rail Line to Jefferson Station, or hop Routes 42, 21, or 12.

20190827 00:00 20191118 00:00 America/New_York Hamilton at the Forrest Theatre <p>See <a href="https://www.kimmelcenter.org/events-and-tickets/201920/rentals/mulan">Hamilton</a>, the record breaking musical in its first trip to Philadelphia at the Forrest Theatre now thru 11/17! Get there on SEPTA.&nbsp;Take the Market-Frankford Line Line to 11th Street Station, the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust Station, any Regional Rail Line to Jefferson Station, or&nbsp;hop Routes 42, 21, or 12.</p> Forrest Theatre, Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Metropolis

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.

20190129 00:00 20191231 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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