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20200727 00:00 20221231 00:00 America/New_York ISEPTAPHILLY Newsletter <p>Check out the latest edition of our newsletter - <a href="https://mailchi.mp/septa/the-iseptaphilly-newsletter-339049">here</a>! Want it delivered directly to your inbox every Monday? Email us&nbsp;<a href="mailto:[email protected]?subject=Question" target="_blank">here</a>.</p>


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Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink

Dilworth Park

Residents and visitors can embrace the holiday cheer by cruising around the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink, offering timed, 90-minute skating sessions right next to City Hall. And in the Rothman Orthopedics Cabin, relaxation comes easy thanks to seasonal cocktails and food in a ski chalet-inspired setup. Both attractions are open through the end of February 2022. Get $1 off admission to the rink with this Perk! 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.  

20211105 00:00 20220301 00:00 America/New_York Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink <p>Residents and visitors can embrace the holiday cheer by cruising around the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.centercityphila.org/parks/dilworth-park/winter/rothman-rink" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink</a>, offering timed, 90-minute skating sessions right next to City Hall. And in the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.centercityphila.org/parks/dilworth-park/winter/rothman-cabin" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Rothman Orthopedics Cabin</a>, relaxation comes easy thanks to seasonal cocktails and food in a ski chalet-inspired setup. Both attractions are open&nbsp;through the end of February 2022. <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/143">Get $1 off admission to the rink with this Perk!</a>&nbsp;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.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 1 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 Plan Your Trip


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Center City District Restaurant Week

Center City Philadelphia

During the massively popular Center City District Restaurant Week, a three-course dinner goes for just $40 per person at many of Philadelphia’s top restaurants, while lunch (available at select eateries) goes for $25 per person. Despite its name, Restaurant Week has expanded over the years to cover nearly two full weeks - from 1/9 thru 1/24 - giving patrons plenty of time to try new spots and return to old favorites. Leave the car in park and the driving to SEPTA! Click here to get started!

20220109 00:00 20220125 00:00 America/New_York Center City District Restaurant Week <p>During the massively popular&nbsp;<a href="https://centercityphila.org/explore-center-city/ccd-restaurant-week" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Center City District Restaurant Week</a>, a three-course dinner goes for just $40 per person at many of Philadelphia&rsquo;s top restaurants, while lunch (available at select eateries) goes for $25 per person. Despite its name, Restaurant Week has expanded over the years to cover nearly two full weeks - from 1/9 thru 1/24 -&nbsp;giving patrons plenty of time to try new spots and return to old favorites. Leave the car in park and the driving to SEPTA! Click <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/plan-your-trip">here</a> to get started!</p> Philadelphia City Hall, John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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MAMMA MIA!

Media Theatre

ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. See this show at the Media Theatre now thru 1/23. Get there on SEPTA! Take Trolley Route 101, Bus Route 110, or the Media/Elwyn Line!

20220105 00:00 20220124 00:00 America/New_York MAMMA MIA! <p>ABBA&#39;s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman&#39;s search for her birth father.&nbsp;See this show at the <a href="https://tickets.mediatheatre.org/72410">Media Theatre</a>&nbsp;now&nbsp;thru 1/23.&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA! Take Trolley Route 101, Bus Route 110, or the Media/Elwyn Line!</p> Media Theater For The Performing Arts, East State Street, Media, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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A Streetcar Named Desire

Arden Theatre Company

A Streetcar Named Desire runs from 1/13 thru 2/13 at the Arden Theatre in Old City! It's so easy to get here on SEPTA. 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!

20220113 00:00 20220214 00:00 America/New_York A Streetcar Named Desire <p><em>A Streetcar Named Desire&nbsp;</em>runs from 1/13 thru 2/13&nbsp;at the <a href="https://ardentheatre.org/">Arden Theatre</a> in Old City!&nbsp;It&#39;s so easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Routes 5, 17, 33, 48 or 57. Before you go - check out this&nbsp;<a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/34">Perk</a>&nbsp;- it will save you $10!</p> 40 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Winter

Franklin Square

During Winter in Franklin Square, the Electrical Spectacle Light Show makes this historic square twinkle, with free shows featuring more than 150,000 lights dazzling viewers through the end of February 2022.  Get there on SEPTA: it's a short walk from 5th Street/Independence Hall Station on the Market-Frankford Line!

20211118 00:00 20220228 00:00 America/New_York Winter <p>During&nbsp;<a href="https://www.visitphilly.com/things-to-do/events/electrical-spectacle-holiday-light-show-at-franklin-square/" rel="noopener">Winter in Franklin Square</a>,&nbsp;the Electrical Spectacle Light Show makes this historic square twinkle, with free shows featuring more than 150,000 lights dazzling viewers through the end of February 2022.&nbsp; Get there on SEPTA: it&#39;s a short walk from 5th Street/Independence Hall Station&nbsp;on the Market-Frankford Line!</p> North 6th Street & Wood Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

Blue Cross RiverRink

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest — one of Philly’s favorite winter traditions — once again brings the holiday spirit to the Delaware River waterfront. The winter wonderland offers guests a chance to go skating at the city’s largest outdoor ice rink, cozy up at one of the warming cabins and fire-pit stations (plus, s’mores kits!), and gaze at the twinkling lights and holiday tree — all while overlooking the Delaware River. Also on site: a 60-foot-tall Ferris wheel, carnival games and new-for-2021 food offerings from Black Iron BBQ. Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 42, 17, or 33. 

20211126 00:00 20220307 00:00 America/New_York Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest <p><a href="https://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com/places/blue-cross-riverrink-winterfest" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest</a>&nbsp;&mdash; one of Philly&rsquo;s favorite winter traditions &mdash; once again brings the holiday spirit to the Delaware River waterfront. The winter wonderland offers guests a chance to go skating at the city&rsquo;s largest outdoor ice rink, cozy up at one of the warming cabins and fire-pit stations (plus, s&rsquo;mores kits!), and gaze at the twinkling lights and holiday tree &mdash; all while overlooking the Delaware River. Also on site: a 60-foot-tall Ferris wheel, carnival games and new-for-2021 food offerings from Black Iron BBQ.&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 42, 17, or 33.&nbsp;</p> 121 North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Philly Flurry

Various Locations in Fairmount

Here’s how it works: You pay $35, and from 1/7 thru 1/23, you get exclusive access to gifts, discounts and special offers from 20+ local businesses in the Art Museum District. Among the offers: a free Moroccan mint candle with any purchase from Minda Living, 15% off your bill at Fare restaurant and a free round of mini-golf at Libertee Grounds.

20220107 00:00 20220124 00:00 America/New_York Philly Flurry <p>Here&rsquo;s how it works: You pay $35, and from 1/7 thru 1/23, you get exclusive access to&nbsp;<a href="https://www.fairmountcdc.org/phillyflurry" rel="noopener" target="_blank">gifts, discounts and special offers from 20+ local businesses</a>&nbsp;in the Art Museum District. Among the offers: a free Moroccan mint candle with any purchase from Minda Living, 15% off your bill at Fare restaurant and a free round of mini-golf at Libertee Grounds.</p> Fairmount, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Jurassic Quest

Pennsylvania Convention Center

Over 100 lifelike animatronic dinosaurs call the Pennsylvania Convention Center home for nine days - from 1/15 thru 1/23 -  when Jurassic Quest comes to town with displays dedicated to the Cretaceous, Jurassic and Triassic periods. SEPTA Regional Rail trains, bus routes, trolleys and the Market-Frankford Line can get you to within walking distance of the Convention Center.

20220115 00:00 20220124 00:00 America/New_York Jurassic Quest <p>Over 100 lifelike animatronic dinosaurs call the Pennsylvania Convention Center home for nine days - from 1/15 thru 1/23 -&nbsp; when&nbsp;<a href="https://www.jurassicquest.com/events/philadelphia-pa" target="_blank">Jurassic Quest</a>&nbsp;comes to town with displays dedicated to the Cretaceous, Jurassic and Triassic periods. SEPTA Regional Rail trains, bus routes, trolleys and the Market-Frankford Line can get you to within walking distance of the Convention Center.</p> Pennsylvania Convention Center, Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Opera Philadelphia: Oedipus Rex and Lilacs

Kimmel Center

Opera Philadelphia’s first onstage performance at the Kimmel Center since January 2020, Oedipus Rex is a modern retelling of the ancient Greek tragedy of the man who killed his father and married his mother with a score by Igor Stravinsky. Before the show, George Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning, rarely performed piece Lilacs is staged. Check it out on 1/21 and 1/23. Get there on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust.

20220121 00:00 20220124 00:00 America/New_York Opera Philadelphia: Oedipus Rex and Lilacs <p>Opera Philadelphia&rsquo;s first onstage performance at the Kimmel Center since January 2020,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.operaphila.org/whats-on/on-stage-2021-2022/oedipus-rex-plus-lilacs/" rel="noopener" target="_blank"><em>Oedipus Rex</em></a>&nbsp;is a modern retelling of the ancient Greek tragedy of the man who killed his father and married his mother with a score by Igor Stravinsky. Before the show, George Walker&rsquo;s Pulitzer Prize-winning, rarely performed piece&nbsp;<em>Lilacs</em>&nbsp;is staged.&nbsp;Check it out on 1/21 and 1/23.&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust.</p> 300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Wintergarden

Dilworth Park

Now through spring 2022, residents and visitors can stroll through the Wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn, a free-to-explore, open-air wonderland of lights, topiaries and rustic décor perfect for photo ops in Dilworth Park. For the 21-plus set, a Chaddsford Winery kiosk on-site sells warm mulled wine. Stay tuned for more holiday fun in and around Dilworth Park, including the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink & Cabin. 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.

20211101 00:00 20220402 00:00 America/New_York Wintergarden <p>Now through spring 2022, residents and visitors can stroll through the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.centercityphila.org/parks/dilworth-park/winter/wintergarden" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn</a>, a free-to-explore, open-air wonderland of lights, topiaries and rustic décor perfect for photo ops in Dilworth Park. For the 21-plus set, a Chaddsford Winery kiosk on-site sells warm mulled wine. Stay tuned for more holiday fun in and around Dilworth Park, including the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink &amp; Cabin.&nbsp;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, USA Plan Your Trip


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Winterfest Sale

Downtown Haddonfield

On 1/20 thru 1/23, many of the Downtown Haddonfield’s businesses will be heating up with the year’s latest trends and gifts, while food & beverage establishments offer the tastiest seasonal fare; and visitors will enjoy in-store promotions, specials, discounts, and more.  To get there, take SEPTA to PATCO to get over the bridge. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 8th Street or the Broad Street Line to the PATCO stop at 15th & Locust. Tunnels connect the systems underground - just follow the signs. From there ride PATCO EB to Haddonfield.

20220120 00:00 20220124 00:00 America/New_York Winterfest Sale <p>On 1/20 thru&nbsp;1/23, many of the <a href="https://www.downtownhaddonfield.com/events/winterfest-sale/">Downtown Haddonfield&rsquo;s</a> businesses will be heating up with the year&rsquo;s latest trends and gifts, while food &amp; beverage establishments offer the tastiest seasonal fare; and visitors will enjoy in-store promotions, specials, discounts, and more.&nbsp;&nbsp;To get there, take SEPTA to <a href="http://www.ridepatco.org/">PATCO</a> to get over the bridge. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 8th Street or the Broad Street Line to the PATCO stop at 15th &amp; Locust. Tunnels connect the systems underground - just follow the signs. From there ride PATCO EB to Haddonfield.</p> North Haddon Avenue, Haddonfield, NJ, USA Plan Your Trip


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Headhouse Farmers Market

South Street District

On Sunday stop by the Headhouse Farmers Market for fresh produce, baked goods, local meats, cheeses and wines. It's so easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop Route 12, 40, 47 or 57. 

20220109 00:00 20221219 00:00 America/New_York Headhouse Farmers Market <p>On Sunday stop by the <a href="http://thefoodtrust.org/farmers-markets/market/headhouse">Headhouse Farmers Market</a> for fresh produce, baked goods, local meats, cheeses and wines. It&#39;s so easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop Route 12, 40, 47 or 57.&nbsp;</p> 500 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Transit Tuesday ☕️

Dunkin'

Celebrate Transit Tuesday with SEPTA and Dunkin'. Flash your SEPTA Key card to receive a MEDIUM Hot or Iced Coffee for only $1 (+ appl. tax) every Tuesday at any participating Greater Philadelphia-area Dunkin' location. To find your nearest Dunkin' click here. Offer valid on Tuesdays only. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Participation may vary. Limited-time offer. 

20210104 00:00 20220630 00:00 America/New_York Transit Tuesday ☕️ <div class="news-gothic details"> <p>Celebrate <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/123">Transit Tuesday</a> with SEPTA and Dunkin&#39;. Flash your SEPTA Key card to receive a MEDIUM Hot or Iced Coffee&nbsp;for only $1 (+ appl. tax) every&nbsp;Tuesday&nbsp;at any participating Greater Philadelphia-area Dunkin&#39; location. To find your nearest Dunkin&#39; click <a href="http://www.dunkindonuts.com/content/dunkindonuts/en/stores.html">here</a>. Offer valid on Tuesdays only. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Participation may vary. Limited-time offer.&nbsp;</p> </div>