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Check out some of the upcoming happenings SEPTA can take you to.


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The Devon Horse Show

Devon Show Grounds

The Devon Horse Show is the country’s oldest and largest event of its kind - featuring equestrian disciplines, exhibitions, and an old-fashioned country fair at the Devon Show Grounds. Check it out now thru 6/2. The grounds are directly across the street from Devon Station on the Paoli/Thorndale Regional Rail Line.

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Philadelphia Union

Subaru Park

The Philadelphia Union hosts Toronto FC at Subaru Park on Wednesday, 5/29 at 7:30PM and Montreal on Saturday, 6/1 at 7:30PM. Take the Wilmington/Newark Line or Routes 37, 109, or 113 to Chester Transportation Center. From there - hop the shuttle bus to Subaru Park. Get $3 off tickets with this Perk!

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Father Comes Home from the Wars

Quintessence Theatre

Check out Father Comes Home from the Wars at Quintessence Theatre from 5/29 thru 6/23! The Route 23 gets you there! It's also a 13 minute walk from Richard Allen Lane Station on the Chestnut Hill East Line!

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Parks on Tap

Penn Treaty Park

Philly’s roving beer garden brings brews and bites to parks and green spaces in neighborhoods in nearly every corner of the city this year. This week - from 5/29 thru 6/2 - Parks on Tap sets up shop in Fishtown’s waterfront Penn Treaty Park. Enjoy draft beers from Mainstay Independent Brewing, cocktails, and finger foods and sandwiches. The taps flow from 4 to 10 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and noon to 10 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Get there on SEPTA. Take the Route 43 Bus or the Market-Frankford Line to Girard. 

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Arden Theatre

Catch Pinocchio now thru 6/9 at the Arden Theatre in Old City. 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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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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Dining Under The Stars

Media, PA

Media's "Dining Under the Stars" event is back every Wednesday thru 9/25. State Street is closed to cars from Jackson to Orange for alfresco dining, live music, and outdoor shopping. Take Trolley Route 101, Bus Route 110, or the Media/Wawa Line to Media to get there!

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Ardmore Music Hall

Make your way to Ardmore Music Hall on 5/30 for Awaken - a Yes tribute! Doors open at 7:15PM. Hop the Paoli/Thorndale Line to Ardmore or Routes 44, 103 or 106. 

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The Met Philly

Catching U+ME+RNB at The Met on 5/31? Take SEPTA there! 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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Friday Flicks at the Fountain

John Welsh Memorial Fountain

Don't miss out! Friday, 5/31, at 7:30 PM, movie night under the stars at John Welsh Memorial Fountain in Fairmount Park West. Hop Route 38 to Concourse Dr & E Rd or plan your trip here.

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Free At Noon 🎶

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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Navy Yard Family Fest

Central Green

Immerse yourself in live music, savor delicious food from food trucks, and let your kids enjoy fun-filled activities at The Navy Yard Family Fest, this Saturday, 6/1 from 12PM - 6PM. SEPTA  Bus Route 17 will get you there! 

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Philadelphia Pride March & Festival

Market Street, Chestunut Street and Arch Street

Kick-off Pride Month with the Philadelphia Pride March & Festival this Sunday, 6/2 (10:30AM - 7:10PM). The Pride March through Center City departs from 6th and Walnut and ends in the lively Midtown Village neighborhood where the festival is held. The festival features food trucks, artists, vendors, live performances, and more. Keep an eye out for the SEPTA table! Hop Route 21, 33, 38, 44, 47, 48, 57 or the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street Independence Hall Station.

Petapalooza 2024

Chestnut Hill

Petapalooza is a celebration of all things “PETS" on 6/9. Guests can treat their furry pals to a day in the refreshing doggie pools while their littlest human friends can enjoy face painting. Dog owners can visit training exhibitions and onsite veterinarians and pet service providers. Exhibitors will include Weavers Way Pet Store, The Bone Appetite [check out this Perk!], and more! Get here on SEPTA! Hop the Chestnut Hill East Line to Wyndmoor Station for a quick walk there. The Route 23 also gets you there!

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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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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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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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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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Pretzel Park Farmers Market

Pretzel Park

Head to the Pretzel Park Farmers Market every Saturday from 10AM to 2PM! Take the Manayunk/Norristown Line to Manayunk Station or take the Route 9, 61, or 27.

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Collingswood Farmers Market


On Saturdays - stop by the Collingswood Farmers' Market from 8AM to 12PM for fresh produce, baked goods, local meats, cheeses and wines. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 8th & Market to connect to PATCO or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust for the PATCO stop at 15th & Locust. Tunnels connect the systems underground, just follow the signs. Ride PATCO to the Collingswood Station to get there!

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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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Spruce Street Harbor Park

Spruce Street Harbor Park

Make summer memories at Spruce Street Harbor Park on the Delaware River Waterfront now thru 9/29. Enjoy new food vendors, cocktails, local brews, and some new activities. Just hop on Routes 512, 1721, 333842, and 44

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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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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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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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Phlash Returns

Various locations including the Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia PHLASH Downtown Loop has resumed service for its 2024 season! The service costs just $2 per person per ride or $5 for an all-day pass. If you have a SEPTA Key - you can always ride free!

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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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Frankford Transportation Center Farmers Market

The market was established in 2011 at the Frankford Transportation Center in Northeast Philadelphia; stop by every Tuesday from 2PM - 6PM. Hop the Market-Frankford line to Frankford Transportation Center or  Routes 3, 5, 8, 14, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 50, 58, 66, 73, 84, and 88 to get there!

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