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September 2018

IN Center City

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For up-to-date information on programs, events and updates for parks maintained by CCD, follow @CCDParks.

Sister Cities Park

Dilworth Park offers a place to sit and enjoy urban life on the west side of City Hall.
Open 7 days a week, 6am-1am.
1 S 15th Street | DilworthPark.org | Facebook

Park Features

Dilworth Park Café, M-Su: 7am-7pm
Air Grille, M-Su: 11am-4pm

XFINITY WiFi is available throughout Dilworth Park.

September Happenings @ Dilworth Park
Some programs are weather permitting. Schedule and performances subject to change.

Center City Fit
Cardio Kickboxing: Tuesdays, 6pm (Starting September 4)
Zumba: Mondays, 6pm (Starting September 10)
Come to Dilworth Park for free weekly group fitness programs! Top-notch trainers from Optimal Sport Health Clubs lead Zumba and cardio kickboxing classes right at City Hall every Monday and Tuesday night.

PNC presents Live @ Lunch
Wednesdays and Thursdays, 12-1:30pm

Philadelphia's center stage shines Wednesday and Thursday afternoons with a showcase of international sounds from local musicians. PNC presents Live @ Lunch is curated by The Met Philadelphia, opening December 2018.


Blues, Booze & Brews
Wednesdays, 5-7pm
A new event this fall, through a partnership with The Met Philadelphia, brings the blues to Dilworth Park. Visitors can relax and enjoy the soulful vibes with drinks including $5 beer featuring Bud Light, $6 wine, and $7 cocktails featuring seasonal specialties from Maker's Mark. Fall fare from Brûlée Catering will be available at the Air Grille.

September 5: Reverend Chris
September 12: Dr. Ketchup
September 19: Hannah Taylor & Rekardo Lee Trio
September 26: Greg Sover Band

Save the Date: Octoberfest at Dilworth Park!
October 17-21
This annual five-day festival and fall tradition is sponsored by Lyft, the official ride to Dilworth Park, and includes craft beer in the Goose Island Beer Garden, cocktails featuring Maker's Mark, cider from Stella Artois Cidre, along with warm and hearty fall foods. Stop by for DJs and live music on the Met Philadelphia stage, a beer stein holding contest with prizes courtesy of Anheuser-Busch, a pumpkin carving contest, and plenty of family-friendly entertainment and activities. The weekend also marks the return of the Made in Philadelphia Fall Market, with local artisans selling art, jewelry, skincare, glassware, wood crafts and more. It's a great jump-start for holiday shopping.

For the complete Octoberfest at Dilworth Park schedule, click here.

Sister Cities Park

Sister Cities Park offers a variety of fun activities in a beautifully landscaped setting.
Open 7 days a week, 6am-1am.
18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway | SisterCitiesPark.org | Facebook

Park Features

Logan Square Café, M-Su: 8am-5pm
215.665.8600, LoganSquareCafe.com

Boat Pond and Children's Discovery Garden, M-Su: 10am-8pm
215.440.5500, SisterCitiesPark.org

Sister Cities Park Visitor Center, Th-Su: 10am-5pm
267.514.4760, PHLVisitorCenter.com

Library in the Park Book Cart presented by TD Bank

AMOR sculpture, southeast corner of the park.

September Happenings @ Sister Cities Park
Some programs are weather permitting. Schedule and performances subject to change.

Art Inside Out
The Philadelphia Museum of Art's Inside Out program brings large-scale replicas of favorite works from the Museum's collection to neighborhoods in and around Philadelphia. This fall, the Museum is bringing some of its art down the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to Sister Cities Park! Through October 28, works by Tanner, Saenredam, De Ribera and others will be displayed around the park. Stop by and enjoy some art Inside Out!

John F. Collins Park

John F. Collins Park is a small quiet oasis off busy Chestnut Street in Center City Philadelphia. It's a relaxing spot for lunch, reading, or just enjoying a beautiful day.

Through the generosity of the William Penn Foundation, the Center City District has restored the park's fountain, benches, landscaping and lighting. John F. Collins Park is owned and operated by the Center City District Foundation.
M-F: 8:30am-5pm; Sa: 10:45am-5pm; Su: 12-5pm
1707 Chestnut Street | JohnFCollinsPark.org | Facebook

Three Parkway Plaza

Cret Park is a beautifully landscaped plaza and a great place to relax, grab a cup of coffee, or enjoy some light fare with a friend at Capriccio Café.
16th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway | CretPark.org | Facebook

Park Features

Capriccio Café and Bar
M-F: 6:30am-10pm; Sa & Su: 8am-10pm

215.735.9797, CapriccioCafe.com

Know of any shopping, dining, happenings, or other inside information you think would be appropriate for IN Center City? Email us at: events@centercityphila.org
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