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Outdoor Fun

So, you prefer to travel on two wheels or your own two feet. We get that - and we can take you to some of the region’s greatest places to pedal, hike, climb, skate, and get in touch with nature. SEPTA lets you bring your bike along on Regional Rail lines, the Norristown High Speed Line, Market-Frankford Line, and Broad Street Line on weekdays except for during peak commute times and all day on Saturday, Sunday, and major holidays. Bikes are welcome on buses anytime.

Fairmount Park Ropes Course, photo courtesy of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation

Upcoming Local Happenings

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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Doylestown Pride Festival

Various Loactions

Doylestown Pride Festival will be held from 6/15 to 6/23. It will celebrate diversity with film screenings, drag brunch, a block party, music, and community events. Hop the Lansdale/Doylestown Line or plan your trip here.

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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Make Music Philly

Various Loactions

Make Music Philly is a free music festival in Philadelphia and surrounding areas on Friday, 6/21. All ages and skill levels are welcome. It's a great way to celebrate with the local creative community and celebrate the Summer Solstice! Plan your trip here.

PHS Pop Up Garden


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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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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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 Summer Solstice Block(s) Party

4th Street from Lombard to Catherine St

Enjoy live music, vendors, delicious food, and refreshing drinks at The Summer Solstice Block Party on 6/22 from 12PM - 8PM. Plan your trip here.

The Mann Center

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Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink

SEPTA Key cardholders receive $1 off ice skating admission at the Rothman...

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Chinese Lantern Festival

The Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival is open nightly in Franklin...

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Keystone Bicycle Co.

Keystone Bicycle Co. in South Kensington is a full-service bicycle shop...

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Elmwood Park Zoo

Elmwood Park Zoo features dozens of wild and exotic animals, including bald...

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Ghost Tour of Philadelphia

Discover the secrets hidden in the shadows of America's most historic and...

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West Chester Railroad

The WCRR is an all-volunteer, not for profit corporation which is totally...

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Philadelphia Phillies

Ring the Bell! SEPTA Key cardholders receive a discount to select...

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Free Rides

Ride the Philly PHLASH for FREE when you present your valid SEPTA Key card...

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Philadelphia Zoo

All aboard! During the 1800s, when construction of the Philadelphia Zoo was...

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Philadelphia Zoo

Philadelphia Zoo is a pioneer in animal care and conservation. Home to more...

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