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When you hear, “Philadelphia”, the city is the first thing that comes to mind. But Philadelphia County stretches beyond the city limits to include neighboring towns like Manayunk and Chestnut Hill that have personalities all their own and are a hop, skip, and a ride from Center City.

Schuylkill Banks, photo courtesy of PHLCVB

Upcoming Local Happenings

35th Annual Manayunk Arts Festival

Manayunk

Manayunk Development Corporation has announced the 35th Annual Manayunk Arts Festival happening Saturday and Sunday - 6/22 thru 6/23! Share in the tradition of excellence at the Tri-State's largest outdoor, juried arts festival. Hop the Manayunk/Norristown Line to Manayunk Station or Routes 9, 27, 35 or 61.

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Center City SIPS

Center City

Center City District SIPS is back on Wednesdays from 5PM to 7PM. From outdoor beer gardens and cocktail lounges to dance bars and some of the best restaurants in Philadelphia - there’s a place for everyone at CCD SIPS and a way to get there on SEPTA! Plan your trip here.

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Chinese Lantern Festival

Franklin Square

During the Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival, Franklin Square lights up the night. From 6/20 thru 8/18 - the can’t-miss illuminated fest in Philadelphia’s Historic District hosts dozens of massive, intricate and handcrafted lanterns. Also, if you have a SEPTA Key card, you get $1 off your Parx Liberty Carousel ride when you flash your SEPTA Key card! It's a short walk from 5th Street/Independence Hall on the Market-Frankford Line!

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Chris Brown

Wells Fargo Center

Don't miss Chris Brown on 6/27 and 6/29! Avoid time and traffic and ride SEPTA to the Wells Fargo Center. Hop the Broad Street Line to NRG Station - last stop!

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Christ Church Farmers Market

Christ Church

Get ready to stock up on fresh - locally grown produce and more because the Christ Church Farmers Market at 20 N. American Street is back! Starting on Wednesday, 5/29 from 3PM - 6PM. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Routes 5, 17, 33, or 57.

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Concilio's Hispanic Fiesta

John F. Kennedy Boulevard Bridge

Hispanic Fiesta takes place on 6/22 & 6/23 at John F. Kennedy Boulevard Bridge as a part of the PECO Multicultural Series and Wawa Welcome America, full of culture – a true #LatinoWeekendExperience! Hop Trolley Routes 13, 34, or 36 to 22nd Street.

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Father Comes Home from the Wars

Quintessence Theatre

Check out Father Comes Home from the Wars at Quintessence Theatre now thru 6/23! The Route 23 gets you there! Just a 13 minute walk from Richard Allen Lane Station on the Chestnut Hill East Line! Get $4 off with this Perk!

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Franklin Square Fountain Show

Franklin Square

The popular free choreographed water and light show runs every weekend - now thru the end of October! Catch it every 30 minutes from noon until closing. It's a short walk from 5th Street/Independence Hall Station on the Market-Frankford Line.

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Free At Noon ūüé∂

World Cafe Live

WXPN's Free At Noon is held every Friday at World Cafe Live and always features fabulous music. Heading to the show? Take Regional Rail to William H. Gray III 30th Street Station, the Market-Frankford Line to Drexel Station at 30th Street, Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 & 36 to 30th Street, or Bus Routes 21, 42, or 49.

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Headhouse Farmers Market

South Street District

On Sundays - stop by the Headhouse Farmers Market from 10AM to 2PM for fresh produce, baked goods, local meats, cheeses and wines. Hop Route 12, 40, 47 or 57. 

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Janet Jackson

Wells Fargo Center

Don't miss Janet Jackson on Wednesday - 6/26! Avoid time and traffic ride SEPTA to the Wells Fargo Center. Hop the Broad Street Line to NRG Station - last stop!

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Jhene Aiko

Wells Fargo Center

Don't miss A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie on Tuesday - 6/25! Avoid time and traffic and ride SEPTA to the Wells Fargo Center. Hop the Broad Street Line to NRG Station - last stop!

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Let's Go Phillies!

Citizens Bank Park

The Phillies take on the Marlins on Thursday, 6/27, Friday, 6/28, Saturday, 6/29, and Sunday, 6/30. The best way to Citizens Bank Park to cheer on the home team is the Broad Street Line - hop it south to NRG Station (last stop). Load your SEPTA Key before you go! Click here for more information about extra service on the Broad Street Line!

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Let's Go Phillies!

Citizen's Bank Park

The Phillies take on the Diamondbacks Friday, 6/21, Saturday, 6/22, and Sunday, 6/23. Best way to Citizens Bank Park to cheer on the home team is the Broad Street Line - hop it south to NRG Station (last stop). Load your SEPTA Key before you go! Click here for more information about extra service on the Broad Street Line!

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Made in Philadelphia Marketplace

Dilworth Park

Visit the Made in Philadelphia Marketplace at Dilworth Park every Friday and Saturday thru 6/29. Take 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, and Regional Rail to Suburban Station.

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Northern Liberties Farmers Market

Northern Liberties

Weekly farmers market at The Piazza in the Northern Liberties Business Improvement District featuring over a dozen vendors every Saturday from 10AM to 2PM. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to Spring Garden Station or take Bus Routes 5, 57 or Trolley Route 15.

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Once on This Island

Arden Theatre

Once on This Island is on stage at the Arden Theatre Company now thru 6/23. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Routes 5, 17, 33, 48 or 57. Before you go - check out this Perk - it will save you $10!

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PHS Pop Up Garden

Manayunk

The popular Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) Pop Up Garden in Manayunk is open for another season of outdoor food and drinks in Manayunk! Hop Regional Rail to Manayunk Station or Routes 9, 27, 35, or 61!

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PHS Pop-Up Garden

South Street

The popular Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) Pop Up Garden on South Street is open for another season of outdoor food and drinks within a tree-shaded space at 15th & South Streets. Get here on SEPTA! Ride the Broad Street Line to Lombard-South or hop Routes 4. 27, 32 or 40.

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Queers on the Avenue

East Passyunk Ave

Queers on the Ave is back! South Philly’s biggest LGBTQ mixer returns on 6/23 louder and prouder than ever! Hop the Broad Street Line to Tasker-Morris or hop Routes 47, 45 or 29 to get there on SEPTA.

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Rothman Orthopaedics Roller Rink

Dilworth Park

Visit Rothman Orthopaedics Roller Rink at Dilworth Park now thru 6/30. Hop the Market-Frankford Line 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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Something Corporate

The Met Philly

Catching Something Corporate at The Met on 6/22? Take the Broad Street Line – The Met is approximately 2 blocks south of Girard Street Station and 3 blocks north of Fairmount Station. You can also take Route 4 or Route 16 to Broad & Poplar Streets or Route 15 to Broad & Girard Avenue.

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Southeast Asian Market

FDR Park

The Southeast Asian Market at FDR Park is back on weekends. Over 70 vendors sell traditional dishes and clothing. Take the Broad Street Line to NRG Station or hop on Route 17.

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Summer Movie Night Series

Schuylkill Banks

Head to Schuylkill Banks every Thursday night at 8PM now thru 8/22 for their Summer Movie series at the Walnut Street Bridge. Take Regional Rail to William H. Gray III 30th Street Station or the Market-Frankford Line to Drexel Station at 30th Street, or hop Routes 7, 12, or 9.

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The Art of the Brick

Franklin Institute

The Art of the Brick exhibit is back at The Franklin Institute thru 9/2 featuring over 100 LEGO sculptures - including Van Gogh's "Starry Night" and a 20-foot-long T Rex dinosaur skeleton. Take Bus Routes 7, 33, 38, 48 or Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 36 to 19th Street or make the short walk from Suburban Station.

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