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November 2015
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

Rosa Blanca Café, M-F: 8am-9pm; Sa & Su: 11am-7pm
Full-service bar 5-9pm M-F;
all day Sa & Su; Happy Hour 5-7pm M-F
Beginning November 13: M-Th: Noon-9pm; F: Noon-11pm; Sa: 11am-11pm; Su: 11am-8pm.

Rothman Institute Ice Rink (Opens November 13), M-Th: Noon-9pm; F: Noon-11pm; Sa: 11am-11pm; Su: 11am-8pm. See the website for specific holiday hours.

Rothman Cabin (Opens November 13), See the website for hours.

Made In Philadelphia Holiday Market (Opens November 21), Su-Th: 11am-7pm; F-Sa: 11am-8pm. See the website for specific holiday hours.

XFINITY WiFi is available throughout Dilworth Park.

November Happenings @ Dilworth Park
Some programs are weather permitting. Schedule and performances subject to change. DilworthPark.org/events/

The Rothman Institute Ice Rink
Opens November 13!

Close to 50,000 skaters enjoyed the inaugural season of the Rothman Institute Ice Rink at Dilworth Park. This year, the Rothman Institute Ice Rink will offer expanded hours, special events, promotions and the opportunity to learn to ice skate! Open daily through February 28, 2016, admission is $3 for children ages 10 and under and $5 for adults. Skate rental is $9.

New this season is the heated Rothman Cabin on the north end of the ice rink. Just steps away, enjoy tasty food and drink from Garces Events, featuring everything from Cuban burgers and fries to hot chocolate and coffee to get you warm and ready and back out on the ice. It's going to be another great season of skating and fun, right in the heart of Center City! Visit DilworthPark.org/rothmanicerink for special holiday hours, events, rental information, and more.

The Rothman Institute Ice Rink and Rothman Cabin are also the coolest places in Center City to host your winter event! From corporate holiday parties and cocktail receptions to team building activities, school groups and fundraisers, the twinkling holiday lights and bustle of Center City make Dilworth Park the perfect backdrop. For more information, or to book your special event, email rentals@centercityphila.org or call 215.440.5507.


Opening November 21
Su-Th: 11am-7pm; F-Sa: 11am-8pm
Thanksgiving (November 26): 11am-5pm
This Holiday season, visit the Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market at Dilworth Park, showcasing local artists, crafters, confectionaries and designers. The market will be open from November 21 through December 27. For vendors and the complete schedule, visit DilworthPark.org/madeinphiladelphia.

November 27, 10am-Noon
Santa Express
All aboard! Santa Claus is coming to the Rothman Institute Ice Rink at Dilworth Park on SEPTA! Board specially decorated SEPTA trains filled with entertainment for a fun-filled holiday ride to Dilworth Park. A festive parade will welcome Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and the elves to the Rothman Institute Ice Rink at Dilworth Park. Then, plan to stay and skate with our ice-skating Santa. Visit SEPTA.org for train times and locations.

The rink will be open 11am-11pm.


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, 8am-6pm, seven days a week.
Stop by for BYO table service brunch, Sa-Su: 10am-3pm!

215.665.8600, LoganSquareCafe.com

Children's Discovery Garden and Imagination Playground™, 10am-8pm
215.440.5500, SisterCitiesPark.org

November Happenings @ Sister Cities Park
Some programs are weather permitting. Schedule and performances subject to change. SisterCitiesPark.org/events/

November 14, 8am-5pm
Phila Flea Market

Over 40 antique and vintage vendors will be offering up their wares all around Sister Cities Park. Stop by for some wonderful gifts and finds! For more details, visit PhilaFleaMarkets.org.

Save the Date: December 5 & 12, 9am and 11am
Brunch with Santa
This holiday season, have Brunch with Santa at the Logan Square Café in Sister Cities Park! There'll be seatings at 9am and 11am each day, with additional seatings available upon request. Plus, the brunch includes giveaways and a free carriage ride around Logan Circle! Reservation and pre-payment required. The menu includes: scrambled eggs; bacon and sausage; tater tots; French toast sticks; an assortment of muffins, bagels and danishes; coffee, tea, fresh orange juice and juice boxes. $12.95 for children (12 and under), $17.95 for adults, 2 and under free. Group rates available. Please call 215.665.8600, email info@logansquarecafe.com, or stop by the café to make your reservations today.


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 Center City District.
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 Espresso Bar
M-F: 6:30am-6:30pm; Sa & Su: 8am-6pm
215.735.9797, CapriccioCafe.com
- Also offering bike rentals from Wheel Fun Rentals

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and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation
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