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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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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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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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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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Phlash is Back!

Various locations including the Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia PHLASH Downtown Loop is back 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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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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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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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 off with this Perk!

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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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Flag Day and Father’s Day Weekend

Museum of the American Revolution

Celebrate your old man alongside Old Glory with special Flag Day programming at the Museum of the American Revolution.  Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street/Independence Hall or Routes 17, 33, 38, 44, 48, 57 or 121.

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Ghost Is Born

Ardmore Music Hall

Head over to Ardmore Music Hall to catch Ghost Is Born on 6/16. Doors open at 7:15PM. Hop the Paoli/Thorndale Line to Ardmore or Routes 44, 103 or 106.

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Philadelphia Juneteenth Parade & Festival

Malcolm X Park

The Philadelphia Juneteenth Parade — beginning at noon on Sunday, 6/16 — is one of the largest in the nation with 25,000 attendees, 2,000 participants and over two-dozen floats parading down 1.5 miles of 52nd Street in West Philadelphia. Ride the Market-Frankford Line to 52nd Street Station or hop the Route 52.

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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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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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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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Collingswood Farmers Market

Collingswood

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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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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Bloomsday

The Rosenbach

Commemorating the date that the James Joyce masterpiece Ulysses is set in, this annual celebration on Sunday, 6/16 features a daylong reading of the novel accompanied by musical performances to bring the story to life. The Rosenbach is a short walk from William H. Gray III 30th Street Station and Suburban Station. Get there on the Market-Frankford Line, the Broad Street Line, and Routes 2, 9, 12, 17, 21 & 42.

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Let's Go Phillies!

Citizen's Bank Park

The Phillies take on the Padres on Monday, 6/17, Tuesday, 6/18, and Wednesday, 6/19. 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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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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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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Teskey Brothers

The Met Philly

Catching the Teskey Brothers at The Met on 6/18? 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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A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

Wells Fargo Center

Don't miss A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie on Tuesday, 6/18! 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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The Church

Keswick Theatre

Catching The Church at the Keswick Theatre on 6/18? Take the Lansdale/Doylestown Line or Warminster Line to Glenside Station or Bus Routes 22 or 77 to Easton Rd & Keswick Ave. 

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The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Tchaikovsky Spectacular

The Mann Center

Catch The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Tchaikovsky Spectacular at The Mann Center on Wednesday - 6/18! Get there on the Mann Loop! Get discounted tickets with this Perk!

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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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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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Movie Nights at Sunset Social

Cira Green

Head to Cira Green every Wednesday now thru 7/10 for an outdoor movie! Take Regional Rail to William H. Gray III 30th Street Station, the Market-Frankford Line or Trolley to Drexel Station at 30th Street or Bus Routes 21 and 42.

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The Happy Together

Keswick Theatre

Catching Happy Together at the Keswick Theatre on 6/19? Take the Lansdale/Doylestown Line or Warminster Line to Glenside Station or Bus Routes 22 or 77 to Easton Rd & Keswick Ave. 

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The Soul Rebels

Keswick Theatre

Head over to Ardmore Music Hall to catch The Soul Rebels on 6/19. Doors open at 7:15PM. Hop the Paoli/Thorndale Line to Ardmore or Routes 44, 103 or 106.

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Brentt Cobb

Ardmore Music Hall

Head over to Ardmore Music Hall to catch Brent Cobb on 6/20. Doors open at 7:15PM. Hop the Paoli/Thorndale Line to Ardmore or Routes 44, 103 or 106.

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The Kid LAROI

The Met Philly

Catching The Kid LAROI at The Met on 6/20? 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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The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Batman in Concert

The Mann Center

Headed to the Mann Center to catch Batman in Concert on Thursday, 6/20? Get there on SEPTA! Stopping at major locations in Center City, SEPTA's Mann Loop provides an easy, one-seat trip to the show. For more info and a map, click here.

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Tim McGraw

Wells Fargo Center

Have tickets to see Tim McGraw at the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday, 6/20? Just hop the Broad Street Line to NRG Station - last stop!

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Santana & Counting Crows

Freedom Mortgage Pavilion

See Santana & Counting Crows at Freedom Mortgage Pavilion on 6/21. Hop the SEPTA Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Routes 12, 17, 21, 25, 33, 42 or 48 to hop the RiverLink Ferry on Penn's Landing or ride PATCO to City Hall Station which is a 5 minute walk from Freedom Mortgage Pavilion. Connect from SEPTA to PATCO at 8th & Market or 15th & Locust.

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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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Get The Led Out

Keswick Theatre

Catching Get The Led Out at the Keswick Theatre on 6/21 and 6/22? Take the Lansdale/Doylestown Line or Warminster Line to Glenside Station or Bus Routes 22 or 77 to Easton Rd & Keswick Ave. 

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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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The '80s Beach Ball

Ardmore Music Hall

Head over to Ardmore Music Hall to catch The '80s Beach Ball on 6/22. Doors open at 7:15PM. Hop the Paoli/Thorndale Line to Ardmore or Routes 44, 103 or 106.

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Philadelphia Union

Subaru Park

The Philadelphia Union hosts Charlotte at Subaru Park on Saturday, 6/22 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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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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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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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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Charles Esten

Ardmore Music Hall

Head over to Ardmore Music Hall to catch Charles Esten on 6/23. Doors open at 6:15PM. Hop the Paoli/Thorndale Line to Ardmore or Routes 44, 103 or 106.

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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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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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