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

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ISEPTAPHILLY Newsletter

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20181210 00:00 20181217 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-338345">here</a><a href="https://mailchi.mp/septa/the-iseptaphilly-newsletter-338309">!</a> Want it delivered directly to your inbox every Monday? Click <a href="http://iseptaphilly.us16.list-manage2.com/subscribe?u=a984497c3604020ac31c04504&amp;id=4dc1a31788">here</a>!</p>


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Holidays at Trolley Portal Gardens

Trolley Portal Gardens

On Saturday, 12/15, get into the holiday spirit with SEPTA, the University City Arts League, and Trolley Car Station! From 10a to 5p, kids ages 4-16 can ride for free (with paying adult) on a holiday trolley from 40th Street to Dilworth Park. The trolley will depart approximately every 30 minutes. SEPTA will also bring the first place and people's choice winners of our Holiday Bus Decoration contest to Trolley Portal Gardens for visitors to explore and snap pictures! Trolley Car Station will offer $1 hot chocolates or $5 spiked hot chocolates (21+) plus grab-and-go treats. Want to get crafty? From 2p to 4p, the University City Arts League will help you make your own painted coasters, a fun (and free!) project for all ages and skill levels. Grab your SEPTA Key and make sure to check out this Perk for Trolley Car Station at the Portal before you go!

20181215 00:00 20181216 00:00 America/New_York Holidays at Trolley Portal Gardens <p>On Saturday, 12/15, <a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/270931500291951/">get into the holiday spirit with SEPTA</a>, the University City Arts League, and Trolley Car Station! From 10a to 5p, kids ages 4-16 can ride for free (with paying adult) on a holiday trolley from 40th Street to Dilworth Park. The trolley will depart approximately every 30 minutes. SEPTA will also bring the first place and people&#39;s choice winners of our Holiday Bus Decoration contest to Trolley Portal Gardens for visitors to explore and snap pictures! Trolley Car Station will offer $1 hot chocolates or $5 spiked hot chocolates (21+) plus grab-and-go treats. Want to get crafty? From 2p to 4p, the University City Arts League will help you make your own painted coasters, a fun (and free!) project for all ages and skill levels. Grab your <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/key">SEPTA Key</a> and make sure to check out <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/250">this Perk</a> for Trolley Car Station at the Portal before you go!</p> 4000 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Grinch Stole Christmas

Merriam Theater

Don't miss Grinch Stole Christmas at the Merriam Theater on 12/28 & 12/29! Get there on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust. Make sure to check out this Perk for discounted tickets!

20181228 00:00 20181230 00:00 America/New_York Grinch Stole Christmas <p>Don&#39;t miss Grinch Stole Christmas at the Merriam Theater on 12/28 &amp; 12/29! Get there on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust. Make sure to check out <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/198">this Perk</a> for discounted tickets!</p> Merriam Theater, South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Let's Go Sixers!

Wells Fargo Center

The Philadelphia 76ers take on the Pistons on Monday, 12/10 at 7p; the Nets on Wednesday, 12/12 at 7p; and the Pacers on Friday, 12/14 at 7:30p! Skip traffic and parking - the best way from home to home court is SEPTA. Trust the Broad Street Line to NRG Station. Check out this Perk before you - it saves you 15% on Sixers gear!

20181210 00:00 20181215 00:00 America/New_York Let's Go Sixers! <p>The Philadelphia 76ers take on the Pistons on Monday, 12/10 at 7p; the Nets on Wednesday, 12/12 at 7p; and the Pacers on Friday, 12/14 at 7:30p! Skip traffic and parking - the best way from home to home court is SEPTA. Trust the Broad Street Line to NRG Station. Check out this <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/26">Perk</a> before you - it saves you 15% on Sixers gear!</p> 1 Citizens Bank Way, Philadelphia, PA 19148 Plan Your Trip


Basketball

Penn Men's Basketball

The Palestra

The Penn Quakers take on Villanova on Tuesday, 12/11 at The Palestra. Start time is 7p. Don't miss a minute searching for parking - your best bet there is SEPTA. Hop Regional Rail to 30th Street or University City Station, Trolley or Market-Frankford Line to 33rd Street or Routes 21, 31, 40 or 42.

20181211 00:00 20181212 00:00 America/New_York Penn Men's Basketball <p>The Penn Quakers take on Villanova on Tuesday, 12/11 at <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/destination/palestra">The Palestra</a>. Start time is 7p. Don&#39;t miss a minute searching for parking - your best bet there is SEPTA. Hop Regional Rail to 30th Street or University City Station, Trolley or Market-Frankford Line to 33rd Street or Routes 21, 31, 40 or 42.</p> The Palestra, South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Transit TuesDDay

Dunkin' Donuts

Celebrate Transit TuesDDay with SEPTA and Dunkin' Donuts. Use your valid SEPTA TrailPass, TransPass, One Day Independence Pass or SEPTA Key Card to receive a Large Hot or Iced Coffee for only $1.49 (+ appl. tax) every Tuesday at any participating Greater Philadelphia-area Dunkin' Donuts location. To find your nearest Dunkin' Donuts click here. Offer valid on Tuesdays only. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Participation may vary. Limited-time offer. 

20181211 00:00 20181212 00:00 America/New_York Transit TuesDDay <div class="news-gothic details"> <p>Celebrate <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/123">Transit TuesDDay</a> with SEPTA and Dunkin&#39; Donuts.&nbsp;Use your valid&nbsp;SEPTA TrailPass, TransPass, One Day Independence Pass or SEPTA Key Card to receive a Large Hot or Iced Coffee&nbsp;for only $1.49 (+ appl. tax) every&nbsp;Tuesday&nbsp;at any participating Greater Philadelphia-area Dunkin&#39; Donuts location. To find your nearest Dunkin&#39; Donuts 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>


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Pro Football Report

Chickie's & Pete's Drexel Hill

The Gwynedd Mercy University Pro Football Report presented by BCWSA featuring the voice of the Philadelphia Eagles, Merrill Reese and Delco Times Reporte, Bob Grotz comes to you live on Tuesday from Chickie's & Pete's in Drexel Hill at 6p Get the inside story on your 2018 Philadelphia Eagles and the rest of the NFL with this fast-paced and informative show. You won’t want to miss a beat! Plus - when you flash your SEPTA Key, you receive FREE Crabfries when you spend $20 during the show!

20181211 00:00 20181212 00:00 America/New_York Pro Football Report <p>The Gwynedd Mercy University&nbsp;<a href="http://www.wbcbsports.com/pro-football-report/">Pro Football&nbsp;Report</a> presented by BCWSA featuring the voice of the Philadelphia Eagles, Merrill Reese and Delco Times Reporte, Bob Grotz&nbsp;comes to you live on Tuesday from&nbsp;Chickie&#39;s &amp; Pete&#39;s in Drexel Hill<strong> </strong>at 6p<strong>.&nbsp;</strong> Get the inside story on your 2018 Philadelphia Eagles and the rest of the NFL with this fast-paced and informative show. You won&rsquo;t want to miss a beat!<strong> Plus - when you flash your SEPTA Key, you receive <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/238">FREE </a></strong><a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/238"> </a><strong><a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/238">Crabfries</a> when you spend $20 during the show! </strong></p> Chickie's & Pete's, Township Line Road, Drexel Hill, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Lil Skies

The Fillmore Philadelphia

The Fillmore's line-up this week includes Lil Skies on Tuesday and NBA Youngboy on Friday. Leave the car in park and the driving to SEPTA because it is so easy to get here on SEPTA! Hop the Market-Frankford Line to Girard, walk .2 miles. 

20181211 00:00 20181212 00:00 America/New_York Lil Skies <p><a href="http://www.thefillmorephilly.com/EventDetail?tmeventid=0200513CD8D38BF7&amp;offerid=36495">The Fillmore</a>&#39;s line-up this week includes Lil Skies on Tuesday and NBA Youngboy on Friday. Leave the car in park and the driving to SEPTA because it is so easy to get here on SEPTA! Hop the Market-Frankford Line to Girard, walk .2 miles.&nbsp;</p> 29 East Allen Street, Philadelphia Plan Your Trip


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Psst... Perk Alert

Roberts Block Restaurant - Glenside

Check out Roberts Block Restaurant & Bar, an inviting neighborhood restaurant serving dinner, drinks, and snacks! Located just steps away from Glenside Station, it's easier than ever to get here on SEPTA's Lansdale/Doylestown Line. The best part? There's a SEPTA Perk valid EVERY Tuesday and Wednesday! 

20181211 00:00 20181213 00:00 America/New_York Psst... Perk Alert <p>Check out Roberts Block Restaurant&nbsp;&amp; Bar, an inviting neighborhood restaurant&nbsp;serving dinner, drinks, and snacks! Located just steps away from&nbsp;Glenside Station, it&#39;s easier than ever to get here on SEPTA&#39;s Lansdale/Doylestown Line. The best part? There&#39;s a SEPTA <a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/perk/96">Perk</a> valid EVERY Tuesday and Wednesday!&nbsp;</p> Roberts Block Restaurant, Roberts Avenue, Glenside, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Dave Matthews Band

Wells Fargo Center

Catching the Dave Matthews Band at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night? Best way there is SEPTA. Catch the Broad Street Line to NRG Station. Last stop!

20181211 00:00 20181212 00:00 America/New_York Dave Matthews Band <p>Catching the Dave Matthews Band at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night? Best way there is SEPTA. Catch the Broad Street Line to NRG Station. Last stop!</p> Plan Your Trip


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Michener Art Museum and Mercer Museum Holiday Open House

Mercer Museum

The Michener Art Museum and Mercer Museum offer free admission (!) on Tuesday, 12/11 from 7p-9p during this annual open house, which features holiday season-inspired dance and music performances from local groups, art activities and games. Get here on SEPTA. Hop the Lansdale/Doylestown Line to Doylestown. The museum is a short walk from the station.

 

20181211 00:00 20181212 00:00 America/New_York Michener Art Museum and Mercer Museum Holiday Open House <p>The Michener Art Museum and <a href="http://mercermuseum.org">Mercer Museum</a> offer free admission (!) on Tuesday, 12/11 from 7p-9p during this <a class="trackingoutbound" href="https://www.michenerartmuseum.org/event/holiday-open-house/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">annual open house</a>, which features holiday season-inspired dance and music performances from local groups, art activities and games. Get here on SEPTA. Hop the Lansdale/Doylestown Line to Doylestown. The museum is a short walk from the station.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Mercer Museum, South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Temple

Temple Owls Basketball

Liacouras Center

The Temple Owls play UMass on Wednesday, 12/12 at the Liacouras Center. Game starts at 7p. To get there, hop the SEPTA Broad Street Line to Cecil B. Moore or Regional Rail to Temple University.

20181212 00:00 20181213 00:00 America/New_York Temple Owls Basketball <p>The Temple Owls play UMass on Wednesday, 12/12 at the Liacouras Center. Game starts at 7p. To get there, hop the SEPTA Broad Street Line to Cecil B. Moore or Regional Rail to Temple University.</p> 1776 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19121 Plan Your Trip


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Pay What You Wish

Philadelphia Museum Of Art

On Wednesday, it's Pay What You Wish night at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. What does this mean? It starts at a penny but support with whatever amount you wish. So come on your own, with family, or with friends and get there on SEPTA. Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43 & 48 serve the Museum area. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to discover your best way there.

20181212 00:00 20181213 00:00 America/New_York Pay What You Wish <p>On Wednesday, it&#39;s Pay What You Wish night at the <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/destination/artmuseum?center=39.96664261310579,-75.18113900000003&amp;zoom=16">Philadelphia Museum of Art</a>. What does this mean? It starts at a penny but support with whatever amount you wish. So come on your own, with family, or with friends and get there on SEPTA. Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43 &amp; 48 serve the Museum area. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to discover your best way there.</p> 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Plan Your Trip


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Stag and Doe Night

Chestnut Hill

This Wednesday evening is Stag and Doe night in Chestnut Hill. Until 9p, enjoy extended hours at Germantown Avenue shops, music from Christmas carolers, festive snacks and more. Leave the sleigh at home and leave the driving to SEPTA. Ride Routes 23, 94 or L or hop the Chestnut Hill East or Chestnut Hill West Regional Rail Lines to the last stop.

20181212 00:00 20181213 00:00 America/New_York Stag and Doe Night <p>This Wednesday evening is <a class="trackingoutbound" href="https://chestnuthillpa.com/events/">Stag and Doe</a> night in Chestnut Hill. Until 9p, enjoy extended hours at Germantown Avenue shops, music from Christmas carolers, festive snacks and more. Leave the sleigh at home and leave the driving to SEPTA. Ride Routes 23, 94 or L or hop the Chestnut Hill East or Chestnut Hill West Regional Rail Lines to the last stop.</p> 16 E Highland Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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The Front Bottoms & Manchester Orchestra

The Fillmore Philadelphia

Checking out The Front Bottoms & Manchester Orchestra at The Fillmore on Wednesday, 12/12 and/or Thursday, 12/13? Get there on SEPTA! Hop the Market-Frankford Line to Girard, walk .2 miles (about 4 minutes). Routes 15 and 25 also get you there.

20181212 00:00 20181214 00:00 America/New_York The Front Bottoms & Manchester Orchestra <p>Checking out The Front Bottoms &amp; Manchester Orchestra at&nbsp;<a href="http://www.thefillmorephilly.com/">The Fillmore</a> on Wednesday, 12/12 and/or Thursday, 12/13? Get there&nbsp;on SEPTA! Hop the Market-Frankford Line to Girard, walk .2 miles (about 4 minutes). Routes 15 and 25 also get you there.</p> 29 East Allen Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Sittin' In with Eric Revis

Kimmel Center

Sittin' In (a free, monthly concert) returns to the Kimmel Center on Wednesday, 12/12 with two exciting jazz musicians: young pianist Julius Rodriguez and acclaimed bassist Eric Revis. So many ways to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust or Routes 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32 or 42. 

20181212 00:00 20181213 00:00 America/New_York Sittin' In with Eric Revis <p>Sittin&#39; In (a free, monthly concert) returns to the Kimmel Center on Wednesday, 12/12 with two exciting jazz musicians: young pianist Julius Rodriguez and acclaimed bassist Eric Revis. So many ways to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust or Routes 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32 or 42.&nbsp;</p> 300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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The Met Philadelphia

Located on North Broad Street, The Met Philadelphia, the former Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House, is open! Next up is Weezer on Wedneday, 12/12! So EASY to get here on SEPTA! Hop on the Broad Street Line – The Met is approximately 2 blocks south of the Girard Street Station & 3 blocks north of the Fairmount Station. You can also take the Route 4 or Route 16 to the Poplar and Broad Street. Or take the Route 15 Trolley to the Girard and Broad Street stop. This stop is approximately 2 blocks north of the venue. Click Plan Your Trip to find your best way there!

20181212 00:00 20181213 00:00 America/New_York Weezer <p>Located on North Broad Street, <a href="http://themetphilly.com/">The Met Philadelphia</a>, the former Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House, is open! Next up is Weezer on Wedneday, 12/12! So EASY to get here on SEPTA! Hop on the Broad Street Line &ndash; The Met is approximately 2 blocks south of the Girard Street Station &amp; 3 blocks north of the Fairmount Station. You can also take the Route 4 or Route 16 to the Poplar and Broad Street.<strong> </strong>Or take the Route 15 Trolley to the Girard and Broad Street stop. This stop is approximately 2 blocks north of the venue. Click Plan Your Trip to find your best way there!</p> The Met Philadelphia, North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Christmas Village

LOVE Park

The German-style Christmas Village takes over the new LOVE Park Thanksgiving Day thru Christmas Eve with vendors offering holiday decor, gifts and more! Open daily beginning at 11am. So easy to get here (and home from 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.

20181122 00:00 20181225 00:00 America/New_York Christmas Village <p>The German-style <a href="http://www.philachristmas.com/">Christmas Village</a> takes over the new LOVE Park Thanksgiving Day thru Christmas Eve&nbsp;with vendors offering holiday decor, gifts and more! Open daily beginning at 11am. So easy to get here (and home from 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> 1500 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Holiday Stroll

Manayunk

Get in the holiday spirit every Thursday at Holiday Stroll! Participating Manayunk retailers and restaurants will offer themed promos each week, and restaurants will feature holiday happy hour specials! Leave the driving to SEPTA. Hop the Manayunk/Norristown Line to Manayunk Station or Routes 9, 27, 35 or 61. See ya there!

20181129 00:00 20181221 00:00 America/New_York Holiday Stroll <p>Get in the holiday spirit <strong>every Thursday</strong> at <a href="http://manayunk.com/events/holidays-in-manayunk.html">Holiday Stroll</a>! Participating Manayunk retailers and restaurants will offer themed promos each week, and restaurants will feature holiday happy hour specials! Leave the driving to SEPTA. Hop the Manayunk/Norristown Line to Manayunk Station or Routes 9, 27, 35 or 61. See ya there!</p> 4312 Main Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Holiday Carol Sing & Food Basket Giveaway

Johnson House Historic Site

On Thursday from 4p-6p, Germantown’s historic Johnson House invites everyone to sing carols and stroll Germantown Avenue while distributing holiday food baskets to area families in need. Warm up afterward with cider and cookies at the former Underground Railroad station. To get there, hop SEPTA's Route 23. Plan your trip here

20181213 00:00 20181214 00:00 America/New_York Holiday Carol Sing & Food Basket Giveaway <p>On Thursday from 4p-6p, Germantown&rsquo;s historic Johnson House invites everyone to sing carols and stroll Germantown Avenue while distributing holiday food baskets to area families in need. Warm up afterward with cider and cookies at the former Underground Railroad station. To get there, hop SEPTA&#39;s Route&nbsp;23. Plan your trip <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/plan-your-trip">here</a>.&nbsp;</p> 6306 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink

Dilworth Park

Those looking to ice skate in the heart of Philadelphia can pack up their cold-weather gear and head to the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink at Dilworth Park. Skaters of all levels and ages are invited to cruise around the rink while taking in skyline views just outside of City Hall. This Perk gets you $1 off admission! Afterward, check out the spectacular Dilworth Park Wintergarden or warm up in the Rothman Institute Cabin, offering a variety of eats and the ultimate post-ice-skating treat — hot chocolate. So easy to 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.  

20181109 00:00 20190225 00:00 America/New_York Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink <p>Those looking to ice skate in the heart of Philadelphia can pack up their cold-weather gear and head to the <a href="https://centercityphila.org/parks/dilworth-park/winter/rothman-rink" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink</a><a href="http://centercityphila.org/parks/dilworth-park/winter/rothman-rink">&nbsp;</a><a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.ccdparks.org/dilworth-park/rothmanicerink">at Dilworth Park</a>. Skaters of all levels and ages are invited to cruise around the rink while taking in skyline views just outside of City Hall. This <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/143">Perk</a> gets you $1 off admission! Afterward, check out the spectacular Dilworth Park Wintergarden or warm up in the Rothman Institute Cabin, offering a variety of eats and the ultimate post-ice-skating treat &mdash; hot chocolate. So easy to 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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Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

Blue Cross RiverRink

This winter wonderland along the Delaware River is celebrating its 25th anniversary season! Don't miss the fire pits, game room, chalet-style lodge, food and beverages, confectionary cabin and — new this year! — the Winterfest Express train for kiddos to ride. Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 42, 17, or 33. Flash your SEPTA Key or SEPTA Pass to save 50% ($2) on admission! More info here!

20181123 00:00 20190304 00:00 America/New_York Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest <p>This <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com/places/blue-cross-riverrink-winterfest" rel="noopener" target="_blank">winter wonderland</a> along the Delaware River is celebrating its 25th anniversary season! Don&#39;t miss the fire pits, game room, chalet-style lodge, food and beverages, confectionary cabin and &mdash; new this year! &mdash; the Winterfest Express train for kiddos to ride. Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 42, 17, or 33. Flash your SEPTA Key or SEPTA Pass to save 50% ($2) on admission! More info <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/148">here</a>!</p> 121 North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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A Very Philly Christmas at the Historic Houses of Fairmount Park

Fairmount Park

This year marks the 47th year of Christmas in Fairmount Park. The Historic Houses of Fairmount Park offer some of the best preserved examples of 18th- and 19th-century early American architecture. The decorated homes will be open to visitors from 10a to 4p, 11/30 thru 12/21. Reservations are not required. Admission is $8 per house; children 12 and younger are free. Visitors can take the PHLASH to all the houses now thru December 18. The PHLASH loop begins at the West entrance of the Philadelphia Museum Of Art. Hop on or off at any of the houses. An all-day pass costs $5. But if you've got a SEPTA Key or Pass - it's free for you! SEPTA Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43 and 48 serve the Philadelphia Art Museum area.

20181130 00:00 20181222 00:00 America/New_York A Very Philly Christmas at the Historic Houses of Fairmount Park <p>This year marks the 47th year of <a href="https://holidaysinthepark.com/">Christmas in Fairmount Park</a>. The <a href="http://parkcharms.com/">Historic Houses of Fairmount Park</a> offer some of&nbsp;the best preserved examples of 18th- and 19th-century early American architecture. The decorated homes will be open to visitors from 10a to 4p, 11/30 thru 12/21. Reservations are not required. Admission is $8 per house; children 12 and younger are free. Visitors can take the <a href="http://holidaysinthepark.com/your-visit/">PHLASH</a> to all the houses now thru December 18. The PHLASH loop begins at the West entrance of the Philadelphia Museum Of Art. Hop on or off at any of the houses. An all-day pass costs $5. But if you&#39;ve got a <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/107">SEPTA Key or Pass</a> - it&#39;s free for you! SEPTA Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43 and 48 serve the Philadelphia Art Museum area.</p> 1 Cedar Grove Drive, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


Keswick

Ingrid Michaelson

Keswick Theatre

Heading to see Ingrid Michaelson at the Keswick Theatre on Friday at 8p? Get here on the Lansdale/Doylestown Line or Warminster Line to Glenside Station, or hop Bus Routes 22 or 77 to the show. 

20181214 00:00 20181215 00:00 America/New_York Ingrid Michaelson <p>Heading to see <a class="rl_item rl_item_base dqI7Zd" href="https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-ab&amp;q=ingrid+michaelson,+december+14&amp;stick=H4sIAAAAAAAAAOPgEOLSz9U3yMgoKy9KUuLVT9c3NEzLKEsyTC8q01LNTrbSz8lPTizJzM-DM6xKC5LzczPz0hVSy1LzSoqTBFKSko1STFKSzY0MEhNTTI0ANOsRBlYAAAA&amp;sa=X&amp;ved=2ahUKEwjk6LTD1ZXfAhVRMt8KHawTDkwQri4wHHoECA0QBA" tabindex="0">Ingrid Michaelson</a> at the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.keswicktheatre.com/events/all">Keswick Theatre</a> on Friday at 8p? Get here on the Lansdale/Doylestown Line or Warminster Line to Glenside Station, or hop Bus Routes 22 or 77 to the show.&nbsp;</p> Keswick Theatre, North Keswick Avenue, Glenside, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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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? Get there on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to 30th Street Station, the Market-Frankford Line to 30th, Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 or 36  to 30th or Bus Routes 21 & 42.

20181214 00:00 20181215 00:00 America/New_York Free At Noon <p>WXPN&#39;s <a href="http://www.xpn.org/events/free-at-noon">Free At Noon</a> is held every Friday at World Cafe Live and always features <a href="http://www.xpn.org/events/free-at-noon">fabulous music</a>. Heading to the show? Get there on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to 30th Street Station, the Market-Frankford Line to 30th, Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 or 36&nbsp; to 30th or Bus Routes 21 &amp; 42.</p> 3025 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Plan Your Trip


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SEPTA's 24 Hour Service

Sweet dreams to all you kings of concerts, maidens of music, bar hoppers and night-outers. The Broad Street & Market-Frankford Lines run all night long, all weekend long. Click here for more info.

20181214 00:00 20181216 00:00 America/New_York SEPTA's 24 Hour Service <p>Sweet dreams to all you kings of concerts, maidens of music, bar hoppers and night-outers. The Broad Street &amp; Market-Frankford Lines run all night long, all weekend long. Click <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/blog/AllNight">here</a> for more info.</p>


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Feliz Navidad Fiesta

Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art wishes guests a Feliz Navidad with this after-hours program on Friday night featuring Mexico’s Afro-Amerindian sounds performed by Brooklyn-based outfit Jarana Beat. The performance is free to attend with regular museum admission. You can save $2 with this Perk! Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43 & 48 serve the Museum area. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to discover your best way there.

20181214 00:00 20181215 00:00 America/New_York Feliz Navidad Fiesta <p>The <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/destination/artmuseum?center=39.96664261310579,-75.18113900000003&amp;zoom=16">Philadelphia Museum of Art</a> wishes guests a Feliz Navidad with this after-hours <a class="trackingoutbound" href="https://www.philamuseum.org/fridaynights?page=2" rel="noopener" target="_blank">program</a> on Friday night featuring Mexico&rsquo;s Afro-Amerindian sounds performed by Brooklyn-based outfit Jarana Beat. The performance is free to attend with regular museum admission. You can save $2 with this <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/99">Perk</a>! Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43 &amp; 48 serve the Museum area. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to discover your best way there.</p> Philadelphia Museum of Art, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Clark Park Farmers Market

Clark Park

Clark Park is home to one of the largest and most well-populated farmer's markets in Philadelphia, and boasts over a dozen vendors manning tables piled high with organic fruits, heirloom vegetables, milk, eggs, cheeses, meats and more. Sweet pastries and breads fresh from Amish ovens line the walkways, and the smells of honey, cut flowers, dried herbs, and chocolates perfume the park. And it's open year-round on Saturdays from 10a to 2p. Get there on SEPTA. Routes 13, 30 & 34 drop you right there!

Did you know Clark Park is also home to a seasonal Thursday market? The Thursday edition of the market hosts different vendors than the year-round Saturday edition and has its own gems; this smaller version of the market is perfect for when you need to restock mid-week.

20170513 00:00 20190514 00:00 America/New_York Clark Park Farmers Market <div id="stcpDiv"> <p><a href="http://thefoodtrust.org/farmers-markets/market/clark-park">Clark Park is home to one of the largest and most well-populated farmer&#39;s markets</a> in Philadelphia, and boasts over a dozen vendors manning tables piled high with organic fruits, heirloom vegetables, milk, eggs, cheeses, meats and more. Sweet pastries and breads fresh from Amish ovens line the walkways, and the smells of honey, cut flowers, dried herbs, and chocolates perfume the park.<strong> </strong>And it&#39;s open year-round on Saturdays from 10a to 2p. Get there on SEPTA. Routes 13, 30 &amp; 34 drop you right there!</p> <p>Did you know Clark Park is also home to a <a href="http://thefoodtrust.org/farmers-markets/market/clark-park-1">seasonal Thursday market</a>? The Thursday edition of the market hosts different vendors than the <a href="http://thefoodtrust.org/farmers-markets/market/clark-park">year-round Saturday edition</a> and has its own gems; this smaller version of the market is perfect for when you need to restock mid-week.</p> </div> 4300 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Rosie the Reindeer and the Case of the Stolen Snow Globe

Act II Playhouse

Act II Playhouse presents Rosie the Reindeer and the Case of the Stolen Snow Globe Saturday, 12/8 thru Thursday, 12/28. To get here on SEPTA, ride the Lansdale/Doylestown Line to Ambler Station or hop Routes 94 or 95.

20181208 00:00 20181229 00:00 America/New_York Rosie the Reindeer and the Case of the Stolen Snow Globe <p><a href="https://www.valleyforge.org/listing/act-ii-playhouse-ltd/16369/">Act II Playhouse</a> presents <a href="http://act2.org/cms2/index.php/onstage/theatre-for-kids/rosie-the-reindeer" style="color: #336699;font-weight: normal;text-decoration: none;" target="_blank"><em>Rosie the Reindeer and the Case of the Stolen Snow Globe</em></a> Saturday, 12/8 thru Thursday, 12/28. To get here on SEPTA, ride the Lansdale/Doylestown Line to Ambler Station or hop Routes 94 or 95.</p> 56 East Butler Avenue, Ambler, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Running of the Santas

The Field House

Thousands of revelers dressed as Kris Kringle take part in this wildly popular event. The “pre-run party” kicks of at The Field House (located in Jefferson Station - street level) at 10a, where festive folks can find drink specials and a performance by the Secret Service Band at 2p. At 4p, participants can hop the Broad Street Line from the bar to NRG Station in South Philly, where the red-and-white-clad crowd runs in unison to XFINITY Live! (about two blocks away) for even more fun and live music from 15 bands.

20181215 00:00 20181216 00:00 America/New_York Running of the Santas <p>Thousands of revelers dressed as Kris Kringle take part in this wildly popular <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://runningofthesantas.com/santas/philadelphia/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">event</a>. The &ldquo;pre-run party&rdquo; kicks of at The Field House (located in Jefferson Station - street level) at 10a, where festive folks can find drink specials and a performance by the Secret Service Band at 2p. At 4p, participants can hop the Broad Street Line from the bar to NRG Station in South Philly, where the red-and-white-clad crowd runs in unison to <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/destination/xfinitylive?center=39.904252869693245,-75.16859500000004&amp;zoom=15">XFINITY Live!</a> (about two blocks away) for even more fun and live music from 15 bands.</p> Field House, Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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The Grinch

The Bourse Food Hall

On Saturday, 12/15, everyone’s favorite reformed holiday hater — the Grinch! — will be at The Bourse Food Hall from 10a-4p to pose for pictures with guests to benefit Morris Animal Refuge. Guests can also enter a raffle to win a basket full of goodies from The Bourse vendors. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street or Routes 17, 33, 38, 44, or 57 there! 

20181215 00:00 20181216 00:00 America/New_York The Grinch <p>On Saturday, 12/15, everyone&rsquo;s favorite reformed holiday hater &mdash; the Grinch! &mdash; will be at The Bourse Food Hall from 10a-4p to pose for pictures with guests to benefit Morris Animal Refuge. Guests can also enter a raffle to win a basket full of goodies from The Bourse vendors. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street or Routes 17, 33, 38, 44, or 57 there!&nbsp;</p> The Bourse Building, South Independence Ml East, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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College Hockey

Wells Fargo Center

Headed down to the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday night to see PSU battle Princeton? Best way there is the SEPTA Broad Street Line. Hop it South to NRG Station [last stop].

20181215 00:00 20181216 00:00 America/New_York College Hockey <p>Headed down to the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.wellsfargocenterphilly.com/events/detail/flyers-wives-carnival">Wells Fargo Center</a> on Saturday night to see PSU battle Princeton? Best way there is the SEPTA Broad Street Line. Hop it South to NRG Station [last stop].</p> Wells Fargo Center, South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Holiday Art Star Pop Up Market

Cherry Street Pier

Thirty art and craft vendors from across the Philadelphia region take over Cherry Street Pier for the Holiday Art Star Pop Up Market on Saturday and Sunday. Gift givers can find handmade jewelry, ceramic, paper good, clothing and more. Visitors can also find Santa on site for photo ops, a convenient gift-wrapping station and a terrarium make-and-take craft station. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 17, 21, 25, 33, or 42. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to...plan your trip!

20181215 00:00 20181217 00:00 America/New_York Holiday Art Star Pop Up Market <p>Thirty art and craft vendors from across the Philadelphia region take over Cherry Street Pier for the <a class="trackingoutbound" href="https://www.cherrystreetpier.com/event/2018/10/holiday-art-star-pop-up-market/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Holiday Art Star Pop Up Market</a> on Saturday and Sunday. Gift givers can find handmade jewelry, ceramic, paper good, clothing and more. Visitors can also find Santa on site for photo ops, a convenient gift-wrapping station and a terrarium make-and-take craft station. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 17, 21, 25, 33, or 42. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to...plan your trip!</p> 121 North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Pentatonix

The Met Philadelphia

Located on North Broad Street, The Met Philadelphia, the former Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House, is open! This weekend (Saturday & Sundy) features Pentatonix! So EASY to get here on SEPTA! Hop on the Broad Street Line – The Met is approximately 2 blocks south of the Girard Street Station & 3 blocks north of the Fairmount Station. You can also take the Route 4 or Route 16 to the Poplar and Broad Street. Or take the Route 15 Trolley to the Girard and Broad Street stop. This stop is approximately 2 blocks north of the venue. Click Plan Your Trip to find your best way there!

20181215 00:00 20181217 00:00 America/New_York Pentatonix <p>Located on North Broad Street, <a href="http://themetphilly.com/">The Met Philadelphia</a>, the former Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House, is open! This weekend (Saturday &amp; Sundy) features&nbsp;Pentatonix! So EASY to get here on SEPTA! Hop on the Broad Street Line &ndash; The Met is approximately 2 blocks south of the Girard Street Station &amp; 3 blocks north of the Fairmount Station. You can also take the Route 4 or Route 16 to the Poplar and Broad Street.<strong> </strong>Or take the Route 15 Trolley to the Girard and Broad Street stop. This stop is approximately 2 blocks north of the venue. Click Plan Your Trip to find your best way there!</p> The Met Philadelphia, North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Philadelphia Wings

Wells Fargo Center

The Philadelphia Wings are back at the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday, 12/15. Game starts at 1p. Going? Skip the parking hassles [and the prices] and hop the Broad Street Line [to NRG Station] there.

20181215 00:00 20181216 00:00 America/New_York Philadelphia Wings <p>The Philadelphia Wings are back at the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday, 12/15. Game starts at 1p. Going? Skip the parking hassles [and the prices] and hop the <a href="http://www.septa.org/schedules/transit/w/BSL_0.htm">Broad Street Line</a> [to NRG Station] there.</p> 3601 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148 Plan Your Trip


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Jewel

Tower Theater

Jewel's Handmade Holiday Tour comes to the Tower Theater in Upper Darby on Saturday, 12/15. Going? It's so easy to get there on SEPTA. Take a bus, trolley, the Market-Frankford Line or the Norristown High Speed Line to 69th Street Transportation Center. Tower Theater is across the street. 

20181215 00:00 20181216 00:00 America/New_York Jewel <p>Jewel&#39;s Handmade Holiday Tour comes to the <a href="http://venue.thetowerphilly.com/">Tower Theater</a> in Upper Darby on Saturday, 12/15. Going? It&#39;s so easy to get there on SEPTA. Take a bus, trolley, the Market-Frankford Line or the Norristown High Speed Line to <a href="http://septa.org/stations/transit/subway/69th.html">69th Street Transportation Center</a>. Tower&nbsp;Theater is across the street.&nbsp;</p> The Tower Theatre, South 69th Street, Upper Darby, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Polar Express Day

The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute's Polar Express Day - happening Saturday, 12/15 - features all-day screenings of the film and science activities related to trains, snowflakes and more. Children can get into the spirit and wear pajamas for $2 off their general admission tickets! Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48.

20181215 00:00 20181216 00:00 America/New_York Polar Express Day <p>The Franklin Institute&#39;s <a class="trackingoutbound" href="https://www.fi.edu/event/2018-12-15/polar-express-day" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Polar Express Day</a> - happening Saturday, 12/15 - features all-day screenings of the film and science activities related to trains, snowflakes and more. Children can get into the spirit and wear pajamas for $2 off their general admission tickets! Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48.</p> The Franklin Institute, North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Keswick

Vienna Boys Choir

Keswick Theatre

The Vienna Boys Choir perform major choral and symphonic works this Saturday, 12/15 at the Keswick Theater in Glenside! Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Lansdale/Doylestown Line or Warminster Line to Glenside Station, or hop Bus Routes 22 or 77 to the shows. 

20181215 08:00 20181216 12:01 America/New_York Vienna Boys Choir <p>The Vienna Boys Choir perform major choral and symphonic works this Saturday, 12/15 at the Keswick Theater in <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/destination/glenside?center=40.10681416632769,-75.14783305000003&amp;zoom=15">Glenside</a>! Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Lansdale/Doylestown Line or Warminster Line to Glenside Station, or hop Bus Routes 22 or 77 to the shows.&nbsp;</p> Keswick Theatre, North Keswick Avenue, Glenside, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Headhouse Farmers Market

Headhouse Square

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. 

20171105 00:00 20181231 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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Save the Date: Justin Timberlake

Wells Fargo Center

Headed to JT at the Wells Fargo Center on Monday, 12/17? Don't miss a minute stuck in traffic or looking for parking. Best way there is the SEPTA Broad Street Line. Hop it South to NRG Station [last stop].

20181217 00:00 20181218 00:00 America/New_York Save the Date: Justin Timberlake <p>Headed to JT at the Wells Fargo Center on Monday, 12/17? Don&#39;t miss a minute stuck in traffic or looking for parking. Best way there is the SEPTA Broad Street Line. Hop it South to NRG Station [last stop].</p> 3601 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148 Plan Your Trip


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The Ardmore Music Hall

Ardmore

The Ardmore Music Hall has established itself as a premier landing spot for many renowned, local and national touring musical acts. Due to its geographic location on the Main Line, close proximity to Center City, and an upcoming calendar full of a diverse range of artists, AMH draws from virtually every demographic group in the greater Philadelphia area. For a list of upcoming events click here; there are live musical acts in the house this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights! Going? Hop SEPTA's Paoli/Thorndale Line to Ardmore Station and you're there! Check out this Perk before you go!

20180604 00:00 20190604 00:00 America/New_York The Ardmore Music Hall <p><a href="https://www.ardmoremusic.com/about/">The Ardmore Music Hall</a> has established itself as a premier landing spot for many renowned, local and national touring musical acts. Due to its geographic location on the Main Line, close proximity to Center City, and an upcoming calendar full of a diverse range of artists, AMH draws from virtually every demographic group in the greater Philadelphia area. For a list of upcoming events click <a href="https://www.ardmoremusic.com/calendar/">here</a>; there are live musical acts in the house this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights!&nbsp;Going? Hop SEPTA&#39;s&nbsp;Paoli/Thorndale Line to Ardmore Station and you&#39;re there! Check out <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/245">this Perk</a> before you go!</p> The Ardmore Music Hall, Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Vikings: Beyond the Legend

The Franklin Institute

Vikings: Beyond the Legend is the latest exhibition at The Franklin Institute thru February 17. This exhibit brings people from the Viking period to life with a wealth of unique objects, multimedia productions and interactive elements revealing the captivating story of the explorers who set sail from Scandinavia centuries ago. Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48. Don't forget to check out this Perk before going! 

20181013 00:00 20190218 00:00 America/New_York Vikings: Beyond the Legend <p><a href="https://www.fi.edu/exhibit/vikings-beyond-legend">Vikings: Beyond the Legend</a>&nbsp;is the latest exhibition at The Franklin Institute thru February 17. This exhibit brings people from the Viking period to life with a wealth of unique objects, multimedia productions and interactive elements revealing the captivating story of the explorers who set sail from Scandinavia centuries ago.&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48. Don&#39;t forget to check out this <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/240">Perk</a> before going!&nbsp;</p> 222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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The Color Purple

Theatre Horizon

The Color Purple, based on Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize Award- and National Book Award-winning novel, opens at Theatre Horizon in Norristown on Thursday and runs on select dates for just over five weeks. The moving musical — which won a Grammy Award for best musical theater album in 2017 — follows the life of 14-year-old African-American girl Celie, her sister Nettie and their family living in rural Georgia in the early 1900s. Get there on SEPTA. Take the Manayunk/Norristown Line or Norristown High Speed Line to Norristown Transportation Center. From there, it's a 3 minute walk to Theatre Horizon. Check out this Perk for 15% off tickets! 

20181108 00:00 20181217 00:00 America/New_York The Color Purple <p><em><a href="http://www.theatrehorizon.org/shows/thecolorpurple.php" rel="noopener" target="_blank">The Color Purple</a></em>, based on Alice Walker&#39;s Pulitzer Prize Award- and National Book Award-winning novel, opens at Theatre Horizon in Norristown on Thursday and runs on select dates for just over five weeks. The moving musical &mdash; which won a Grammy Award for best musical theater album in 2017 &mdash; follows the life of 14-year-old African-American girl Celie, her sister Nettie and their family living in rural Georgia in the early 1900s. Get there on SEPTA. Take the Manayunk/Norristown Line or Norristown High Speed Line to Norristown Transportation Center. From there, it&#39;s a 3 minute walk to Theatre Horizon. Check out&nbsp;<a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/243">this Perk</a>&nbsp;for 15% off tickets!&nbsp;</p> 401 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Franklin Square Holiday Festival and Electrical Spectacle Light Show

Franklin Square

Festive lights, winter treats and holiday cheer fill historic Franklin Square for its all-ages (and completely free!) holiday festival and light show. The main feature is the Electrical Spectacle light show, which utilizes thousands of twinkling lights and a dynamic holiday soundtrack. The seasonal outdoor attraction rounds out the ongoing festivities with a winter beer garden, seasonal eats from SquareBurger, Lightning Bolt Holiday Express train rides around the square and a handful of other fun-filled events. Runs now thru 12/31. Get here on SEPTA. Short walk from the 5th Street/Independence Hall stop on the Market-Frankford Line or ride Bus Routes 47 or 47M.

20181115 00:00 20190101 00:00 America/New_York Franklin Square Holiday Festival and Electrical Spectacle Light Show <p>Festive lights, winter treats and holiday cheer fill historic <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://historicphiladelphia.org/franklin-square/upcoming-events/">Franklin Square</a> for its all-ages (and completely free!) holiday festival and light show. The main feature is the Electrical Spectacle light show, which utilizes thousands of twinkling lights and a dynamic holiday soundtrack. The seasonal outdoor attraction rounds out the ongoing festivities with a winter beer garden, seasonal eats from SquareBurger, Lightning Bolt Holiday Express train rides around the square and a handful of other fun-filled events. Runs now thru 12/31. Get here on SEPTA. Short walk from the 5th Street/Independence Hall stop on the Market-Frankford Line or ride Bus Routes 47 or 47M.</p> 200 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 Plan Your Trip


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Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market

Dilworth Park

The Made In Philadelphia Holiday Market is back at Dilworth Park with more than 40 vendors selling their wares — gifts, food and more — in festive tents topped with Herrnhut Stars. Need a ride? Get there 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.

20181117 00:00 20190102 00:00 America/New_York Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market <p>The&nbsp;<a href="https://centercityphila.org/parks/dilworth-park/winter/market" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Made In Philadelphia Holiday Market</a> is back at <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/destination/dilworthpark?center=39.95263902962235,-75.16467940000001&amp;zoom=17">Dilworth</a><a href="https://www.visitphilly.com/things-to-do/attractions/dilworth-park-at-city-hall/" rel="noopener" target="_blank"> Park</a> with more than 40 vendors selling their wares &mdash; gifts, food and more &mdash; in festive tents topped with Herrnhut Stars. Need a ride? Get there on SEPTA!&nbsp; 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> 1 South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Deck the Hall Light Show

City Hall

Now thru 1/1, the brand-new Deck the Hall Light Show presented by Independence Blue Cross will illuminate the exterior of City Hall on its west side multiple times each night. So easy to 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.  

20181119 00:00 20190102 00:00 America/New_York Deck the Hall Light Show <p>Now thru 1/1, the brand-new <a href="https://centercityphila.org/parks/dilworth-park/wintergarden/light-show">Deck the Hall Light Show</a> presented by Independence Blue Cross will illuminate the exterior of City Hall on its west side multiple times each night. So easy to 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> 1401 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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The Comcast Holiday Spectacular

Comcast Center

The Comcast Center lobby's annual super high-res LED holiday show — celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2018 — combines the Pennsylvania Ballet's The Nutcracker, a magical sleigh ride over the city (with a bird's-eye view of the new Comcast Technology Center) and a sing-along in 15 minutes of free fun. More than two million people have seen the show since its debut in 2008. Get here on SEPTA. The Comcast Center is literally connected to SEPTA's Suburban Station. See you there!

20181122 00:00 20190102 00:00 America/New_York The Comcast Holiday Spectacular <p>The Comcast Center lobby&#39;s annual super high-res LED holiday show &mdash; celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2018 &mdash; combines the Pennsylvania Ballet&#39;s <em>The Nutcracker</em>, a magical sleigh ride over the city (with a bird&#39;s-eye view of the new Comcast Technology Center) and a sing-along in 15 minutes of free fun. More than two million people have seen the show since its debut in 2008. Get here on SEPTA. The Comcast Center is literally connected to SEPTA&#39;s Suburban Station. See you there!</p> Comcast Center, John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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River Alive!

Independence Seaport Museum

This new 4,000-square foot permanent exhibition at the Independence Seaport Museum focuses on the Delaware River and how millions of people use it for water, food and recreation. Hands-on experiences such as the Citizen Science Lab and Fisharium teach guests about what lives in the river and the threats to the watershed. Get there on SEPTA! SEPTA Bus Routes 21, 33 & 42 stop at The Great Plaza at Penn's Landing. Routes 17 and 48 stop at Front and Market Streets. Route 12 stops directly at Spruce Street Harbor Park at Columbus Blvd and Dock Street. Route 25 runs along Columbus Blvd. You can also take the SEPTA Market-Frankford Line (the Blue line) to the 2nd Street Stop. From there, head East over the Market Street Bridge. Save $2 on admission with this Perk!

20181123 00:00 20191231 00:00 America/New_York River Alive! <p>This new 4,000-square foot <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.phillyseaport.org/riveralive" rel="noopener" target="_blank">permanent exhibition</a> at the Independence Seaport Museum focuses on the Delaware River and how millions of people use it for water, food and recreation. Hands-on experiences such as the Citizen Science Lab and Fisharium teach guests about what lives in the river and the threats to the watershed. Get there on SEPTA! SEPTA Bus Routes 21, 33 &amp; 42 stop at The Great Plaza at Penn&#39;s Landing. Routes 17 and 48 stop at Front and Market Streets. Route 12 stops directly at Spruce Street Harbor Park at Columbus Blvd and Dock Street. Route 25 runs along Columbus Blvd. You can also take the SEPTA Market-Frankford Line (the Blue line) to the 2nd Street Stop. From there, head East over the Market Street Bridge. Save $2 on admission with this <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/12">Perk</a>!</p> Independence Seaport Museum, South Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Holiday Garden Railway at Morris Arboretum

Morris Aboretum

Amid the evergreens at Morris Arboretum, the Holiday Garden Railway showcases a miniature winter wonderland complete with a quarter-mile of model-train track, seven loops and tunnels, 15 rail lines and model trains that cruise past scaled replicas of historic monuments and Philadelphia landmarks adorned with thousands of twinkling lights. The attraction opens for the season on Friday, 11/23. Get to Morris Arboretum on SEPTA. Ride the Chestnut Hill East or Chestnut Hill West Line to the last stop. From there hop the Route L or 97 toward Plymouth Meeting or Plymouth Meeting Mall to the Germantown Avenue & Northwestern Avenue stop. Walk down Northwestern Avenue for .5 miles past Chestnut Hill College and the apartment complex until you come to the black wrought-iron gate of the Arboretum. Best part - "walking in" saves you $9 on admission!

20181123 00:00 20190101 00:00 America/New_York Holiday Garden Railway at Morris Arboretum <p>Amid the evergreens at Morris Arboretum, the <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.morrisarboretum.org/gardens_railway.shtml" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Holiday Garden Railway</a> showcases a miniature winter wonderland complete with a quarter-mile of model-train track, seven loops and tunnels, 15 rail lines and model trains that cruise past scaled replicas of historic monuments and Philadelphia landmarks adorned with thousands of twinkling lights. The attraction opens for the season on Friday, 11/23. Get to <a href="http://www.morrisarboretum.org/">Morris Arboretum</a> on SEPTA. Ride the Chestnut Hill East or Chestnut Hill West Line to the last stop. From there hop the Route L or 97 toward Plymouth Meeting or Plymouth Meeting Mall to the Germantown Avenue &amp; Northwestern Avenue stop. Walk down Northwestern Avenue for .5 miles past Chestnut Hill College and the apartment complex until you come to the black wrought-iron gate of the Arboretum. Best part - &quot;walking in&quot; <a href="http://www.morrisarboretum.org/visit_hours.shtml">saves you</a> $9 on admission!</p> Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, East Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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A Very Philly Holiday

One Liberty Observation Deck

Now thru 1/1/2019, A Very Philadelphia Holiday transforms the 360-degree One Liberty Observation Deck at the top of One Liberty Place to honor three great local traditions: the Mummers, the Pennsylvania Ballet and the Miracle on 13th Street. This Wednesday, 12/28, the attraction offers guests pay-what-you-wish admission in celebration of its third anniversary, and a special Candy Cane Hunt with the Sugar Plum Fairy takes place on Sunday, 12/2. Get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 15th Street, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, or Bus Routes 4, 17, 21, 32, 33, 38, 42, 48. Check out this Perk before you go!

20181128 00:00 20190102 00:00 America/New_York A Very Philly Holiday <p>Now thru 1/1/2019, <a href="https://www.phillyfromthetop.com/packages-and-events/a-very-philadelphia-holiday.html?_ga=2.136489139.204799385.1510781571-161479019.1509573666" rel="noopener" target="_blank">A Very Philadelphia Holiday</a>&nbsp;transforms the 360-degree&nbsp;One Liberty Observation Deck&nbsp;at the top of One Liberty Place to honor three great local traditions: the Mummers, the Pennsylvania Ballet and the Miracle on 13th Street. This Wednesday, 12/28, the attraction offers guests&nbsp;<a href="https://www.phillyfromthetop.com/packages-and-events/a-very-philadelphia-holiday.html?_ga=2.136489139.204799385.1510781571-161479019.1509573666" rel="noopener" target="_blank">pay-what-you-wish admission</a>&nbsp;in celebration of its third anniversary, and a special&nbsp;<a href="https://www.phillyfromthetop.com/packages-and-events/a-very-philadelphia-holiday.html?_ga=2.136489139.204799385.1510781571-161479019.1509573666" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Candy Cane Hunt</a>&nbsp;with the Sugar Plum Fairy takes place on Sunday, 12/2. Get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 15th Street, the Broad Street Line to City Hall, or Bus Routes 4, 17, 21, 32, 33, 38, 42, 48. Check out <a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/perk/124">this Perk</a> before you go!</p> 1650 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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A Philly POPS Christmas: Spectacular Sounds of the Season

Kimmel Center

On select dates from 12/1 thru 12/22, Broadway legend Todd Ellison takes the baton to lead The Philly POPS in a beloved holiday concert featuring Hamilton's Mandy Gonzalez, organist Peter Richard Conte, the Philadelphia Boys Choir, the Philly POPS Festival Chorus and the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas Gospel Choir.Get here on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust. 

20181201 00:00 20181223 00:00 America/New_York A Philly POPS Christmas: Spectacular Sounds of the Season <p>On select dates from 12/1 thru 12/22, Broadway legend Todd Ellison takes the baton to lead&nbsp;The Philly POPS&nbsp;in a&nbsp;<a href="https://phillypops.org/christmas" rel="noopener" target="_blank">beloved holiday concert</a>&nbsp;featuring&nbsp;<em>Hamilton</em>&#39;s Mandy Gonzalez, organist Peter Richard Conte, the Philadelphia Boys Choir, the Philly POPS Festival Chorus and the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas Gospel Choir.Get here on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust.&nbsp;</p> 300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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This Wonderful Life

Act II Playhouse

Act II Playhouse in Ambler is an intimate, professional theater that presents an entertaining mix of comedies, musicals, and drama. The incomparable Tony Braithwaite brings his version of It's a Wonderful Life - This Wonderful Life to Act II Playhouse now thru 12/30. Get here on SEPTA - hop the Lansdale/Doylestown Line to Ambler Station - Act II Playhouse is just a short walk away. Or catch Bus Route 95 right there. 

20181204 00:00 20181231 00:00 America/New_York This Wonderful Life <p><a href="http://act2.org/cms2/index.php/onstage/2017-18-season/camelot">Act II Playhouse</a>&nbsp;in Ambler is an intimate, professional theater that presents an entertaining mix of comedies, musicals, and drama. The incomparable Tony Braithwaite brings his version of <em>It&#39;s a Wonderful Life</em> - <a href="http://act2.org/cms2/index.php/onstage/2018-19-season/this-wonderful-life-2017" style="color: #336699;font-weight: normal;text-decoration: none;" target="_blank"><em>This Wonderful Life</em></a>&nbsp;to&nbsp;Act II Playhouse now thru 12/30. Get here on SEPTA - hop the Lansdale/Doylestown Line to Ambler Station - Act II Playhouse is just a short walk away. Or catch Bus Route 95 right there.&nbsp;</p> Act II Playhouse, East Butler Avenue, Ambler, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Meetings & Conventions

Pennsylvania Convention Center

Event(s) being held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center this week:

12/6 to 12/7: PA Bar Institute Real Estate Institute 2018

12/7: Philadelphia Sports Congress/Army-Navy Gala

12/12: Mastery Charter Schools

Get there on SEPTA. The Convention Center is a short walk from Jefferson Station, or you can ride the Market-Frankford Line to 11th, the Broad Street Line to City Hall or hop Routes 23, 45, 48 or 61.

20181206 00:00 20181213 00:00 America/New_York Meetings & Conventions <p>Event(s) being held at the <a href="https://www.paconvention.com/upcoming-events">Pennsylvania Convention Center</a> this week:</p> <p>12/6 to 12/7:&nbsp;PA Bar Institute Real Estate Institute 2018</p> <p>12/7:&nbsp;Philadelphia Sports Congress/Army-Navy Gala</p> <p>12/12:&nbsp;Mastery Charter Schools</p> <p>Get there on SEPTA. The Convention Center is a short walk from Jefferson Station, or you can ride the Market-Frankford Line to 11th, the Broad Street Line to City Hall or hop Routes 23, 45, 48 or 61.</p> Pennsylvania Convention Center, Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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The Pennsylvania Ballet Presents George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker

Academy of Music

The Pennsylvania Ballet’s The Nutcracker returns to the Academy of Music on select dates  from 12/7 thru 7/31. Get here on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to Suburban Station, the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust, the Market-Frankford Line to 15th Street, or Routes 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32 or 42.

20181207 00:00 20190101 00:00 America/New_York The Pennsylvania Ballet Presents George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker <p>The Pennsylvania Ballet&rsquo;s&nbsp;<em><a href="http://paballet.org/programs/nutcracker/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">The Nutcracker</a>&nbsp;</em>returns to the&nbsp;Academy of Music&nbsp;on select dates&nbsp; from 12/7 thru 7/31.&nbsp;Get here on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to Suburban Station, the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust, the Market-Frankford Line to 15th Street, or Routes 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32 or 42.</p> 240 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia

Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center

The Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia comes to the Kimmel Center on Saturday, 12/15. Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust or Routes 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32 or 42. Get discounted tickets with this Perk.

20181215 00:00 20181216 00:00 America/New_York Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia <p>The Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia comes to the <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/destination/kimmelcenter?center=39.94664106856987,-75.16526950000002&amp;zoom=16">Kimmel Center</a> on Saturday, 12/15. Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust or Routes 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32 or 42. Get discounted tickets with this <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/198">Perk</a>.</p> 300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip