Destination

Penn's Landing

Penn's Landing is a waterfront area of Center City Philadelphia along the Delaware River. Its name commemorates the landing of William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania in 1682. It hosts family-friendly attractions, concerts and events all year long.

How to get there

Penn’s Landing is a short walk from the 2nd Street stop on the Market-Frankford Line and is serviced by different bus routes.

Market-Frankford Line (Blue Line)

Bus Routes: 12, 21, 25, 33 & 42

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. ​

Things To Do

No matter what the season, there’s always something to do at Penn’s Landing. During the warmer months its home to many festivals, concerts, and the Spruce Street Harbor Park pop up park. There's also Summerfest and roller skating at the Blue Cross RiverRink. In the winter it's all about ice skating with a Winterfest holiday garden pop up nearby. 

You can also visit the Independence Seaport Museum - which just happens to be a SEPTA Pass Perk

Penn’s Landing is also just a short walk away from historic Old City, which has plenty of restaurants, bars, shops, and art galleries.

Upcoming Local Happenings
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Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

Blue Cross RiverRink

This winter wonderland along the Delaware River is celebrating its 25th anniversary season! Don't miss the fire pits, game room, chalet-style lodge, food and beverages, confectionary cabin and — new this year! — the Winterfest Express train for kiddos to ride. Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 42, 17, or 33. Flash your SEPTA Key or SEPTA Pass to save 50% ($2) on admission! More info here!

20181123 00:00 20190304 00:00 America/New_York Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest <p>This <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com/places/blue-cross-riverrink-winterfest" rel="noopener" target="_blank">winter wonderland</a> along the Delaware River is celebrating its 25th anniversary season! Don&#39;t miss the fire pits, game room, chalet-style lodge, food and beverages, confectionary cabin and &mdash; new this year! &mdash; the Winterfest Express train for kiddos to ride. Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 42, 17, or 33. Flash your SEPTA Key or SEPTA Pass to save 50% ($2) on admission! More info <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/148">here</a>!</p> 121 North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Holiday Art Star Pop Up Market

Cherry Street Pier

Thirty art and craft vendors from across the Philadelphia region take over Cherry Street Pier for the Holiday Art Star Pop Up Market on Saturday and Sunday. Gift givers can find handmade jewelry, ceramic, paper good, clothing and more. Visitors can also find Santa on site for photo ops, a convenient gift-wrapping station and a terrarium make-and-take craft station. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 17, 21, 25, 33, or 42. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to...plan your trip!

20181215 00:00 20181217 00:00 America/New_York Holiday Art Star Pop Up Market <p>Thirty art and craft vendors from across the Philadelphia region take over Cherry Street Pier for the <a class="trackingoutbound" href="https://www.cherrystreetpier.com/event/2018/10/holiday-art-star-pop-up-market/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Holiday Art Star Pop Up Market</a> on Saturday and Sunday. Gift givers can find handmade jewelry, ceramic, paper good, clothing and more. Visitors can also find Santa on site for photo ops, a convenient gift-wrapping station and a terrarium make-and-take craft station. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 17, 21, 25, 33, or 42. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to...plan your trip!</p> 121 North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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River Alive!

Independence Seaport Museum

This new 4,000-square foot permanent exhibition at the Independence Seaport Museum focuses on the Delaware River and how millions of people use it for water, food and recreation. Hands-on experiences such as the Citizen Science Lab and Fisharium teach guests about what lives in the river and the threats to the watershed. Get there on SEPTA! SEPTA Bus Routes 21, 33 & 42 stop at The Great Plaza at Penn's Landing. Routes 17 and 48 stop at Front and Market Streets. Route 12 stops directly at Spruce Street Harbor Park at Columbus Blvd and Dock Street. Route 25 runs along Columbus Blvd. You can also take the SEPTA Market-Frankford Line (the Blue line) to the 2nd Street Stop. From there, head East over the Market Street Bridge. Save $2 on admission with this Perk!

20181123 00:00 20191231 00:00 America/New_York River Alive! <p>This new 4,000-square foot <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.phillyseaport.org/riveralive" rel="noopener" target="_blank">permanent exhibition</a> at the Independence Seaport Museum focuses on the Delaware River and how millions of people use it for water, food and recreation. Hands-on experiences such as the Citizen Science Lab and Fisharium teach guests about what lives in the river and the threats to the watershed. Get there on SEPTA! SEPTA Bus Routes 21, 33 &amp; 42 stop at The Great Plaza at Penn&#39;s Landing. Routes 17 and 48 stop at Front and Market Streets. Route 12 stops directly at Spruce Street Harbor Park at Columbus Blvd and Dock Street. Route 25 runs along Columbus Blvd. You can also take the SEPTA Market-Frankford Line (the Blue line) to the 2nd Street Stop. From there, head East over the Market Street Bridge. Save $2 on admission with this <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/12">Perk</a>!</p> Independence Seaport Museum, South Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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The Art of Rube Goldberg

National Museum of American Jewish History

Now thru January 21, 2019 see the first comprehensive retrospective exhibition of Rube Goldberg’s work since the Smithsonian’s 1970 celebration of the artist. The Art of Rube Goldberg explores his varied career—from his earliest published works and iconic Rube Goldberg machine invention drawings, to his Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoons. And more. Throughout his long career, Rube Goldberg (1883–1970) chronicled almost every salient aspect of modern American life. His work touched on everything from fashion and sports to gender, politics, and international affairs. This exhibition explores the artistry and wit that made Rube Goldberg one of the twentieth century’s most celebrated and enduring cartoonists—and a household name. So easy to get to the NMAJH on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street/Independence Hall or Routes 17, 33, 38, 44, or 57.

20181214 00:00 20190122 00:00 America/New_York The Art of Rube Goldberg <p>Now thru January 21, 2019 see the first comprehensive retrospective exhibition of Rube Goldberg&rsquo;s work since the Smithsonian&rsquo;s 1970 celebration of the artist. <em>The Art of Rube Goldberg</em> explores his varied career&mdash;from his earliest published works and iconic Rube Goldberg machine invention drawings, to his Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoons. And more. Throughout his long career, Rube Goldberg (1883&ndash;1970) chronicled almost every salient aspect of modern American life. His work touched on everything from fashion and sports to gender, politics, and international affairs. This exhibition explores the artistry and wit that made Rube Goldberg one of the twentieth century&rsquo;s most celebrated and enduring cartoonists&mdash;and a household name. So easy to get to the <a href="https://www.nmajh.org/">NMAJH</a>&nbsp;on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street/Independence Hall or Routes 17, 33, 38, 44, or 57.</p> 101 South Independence Ml East, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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The Grinch

The Bourse Food Hall

On Saturday, 12/15, everyone’s favorite reformed holiday hater — the Grinch! — will be at The Bourse Food Hall from 10a-4p to pose for pictures with guests to benefit Morris Animal Refuge. Guests can also enter a raffle to win a basket full of goodies from The Bourse vendors. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street or Routes 17, 33, 38, 44, or 57 there! 

20181215 00:00 20181216 00:00 America/New_York The Grinch <p>On Saturday, 12/15, everyone&rsquo;s favorite reformed holiday hater &mdash; the Grinch! &mdash; will be at The Bourse Food Hall from 10a-4p to pose for pictures with guests to benefit Morris Animal Refuge. Guests can also enter a raffle to win a basket full of goodies from The Bourse vendors. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street or Routes 17, 33, 38, 44, or 57 there!&nbsp;</p> The Bourse Building, South Independence Ml East, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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