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December 2016

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-F: 7am-7pm; Sa-Su: 10am-6pm

XFINITY WiFi is available throughout Dilworth Park.

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

The Rothman Institute Ice Rink is open!
M-Th: Noon-9pm; F: Noon-11pm; Sa: 11am-11pm; Su: 11am-8pm

The Rothman Institute Ice Rink at Dilworth Park is an unparalleled entertainment experience on Philadelphia's center stage in a wonderfully unique urban setting. The rink is even open throughout the holidays: Christmas Eve, 11am-7pm; Christmas Day, Noon-8pm; December 26-30, 11am-11pm; New Year's Eve, 11am-12:30am; New Year's Day, 11am-11pm. Admission is $3 for children ages 10 and under and $5 for adults. Skate rental is $10. Visit DilworthPark.org/rothmanicerink for special events, rental information, and more.



Rothman Institute Cabin
M-Th: 11am-9pm; F-Sa: 11am-11pm; Su: 11am-8pm

Warm up with hot seasonal cocktails featuring Jim Beam Apple and Sam Adams craft beer and an artfully-crafted menu at Rothman Cabin with offerings from Air Grille by Brûlée Catering including items to savor and share such as poutine and chili. Brush up on your skating or just watch and enjoy the great food and drink. Adults 21 and over can enjoy a glass of wine, a specialty cocktail featuring Jim Beam, or a Sam Adams craft beer starting at 5pm on weekdays, and 11am on the weekends. For a complete menu, visit DilworthPark.org/rothman-cabin.

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.

Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market
Su-Th: 11am-7pm; F-Sa: 11am-8pm
Christmas Eve: 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 every single day through Christmas Eve. For a complete schedule and list of vendors, visit DilworthPark.org/madeinphiladelphia.

America's Garden Capital Maze
New this year, a holiday-inspired Garden that was created in partnership with Greater Philadelphia Gardens. Located on the Greenfield Lawn, children and adults will delight in discovering picture-perfect moments amid the vibrant plantings, topiaries, twinkling lights, and décor that showcases all 32 public gardens, arboreta, and historic landscapes that are located within 30 miles of Philadelphia. Anchoring the center of the maze is a welcoming gazebo.

Tuesdays, 5-9pm
College Nights

College students show their ID and pay $2 for admission plus skate rental for an evening of fun with friends at the Rothman Rink. Discount cannot be used in conjunction with other offers.

Wednesdays, 5-7pm
Cocktails and Cold Ones in the Cabin

From the folks that bring you Center City District Sips, enjoy this winter edition in the Rothman Cabin with $5 cocktails from Jim Beam and Effen Blood Orange, $4 wine and $3 Sam Adams drafts, along with specially-priced food items from the Dilworth Park Air Grille.

December 4, 11, 18, Noon-2pm
The Philadelphia Orchestra presents Symphony Sundays

Enjoy music recorded by The Philadelphia Orchestra as you skate every Sunday at the Rothman Rink. Then, once a month, visit the rink to see professional ice skaters perform to music by The Philadelphia Orchestra.

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.
215.665.8600, LoganSquareCafe.com

Children's Discovery Garden and Imagination Playground, 10am-6pm, seven days a week.
215.440.5500, SisterCitiesPark.org

This Month- Brunch with Santa!
This holiday season, have Brunch with Santa at the Logan Square Café in Sister Cities Park! A festive holiday horse-drawn carriage ride around Logan Circle is included with brunch! December 10, seatings at 9am and 11am; December 17, seatings at 9am, 11am and 1pm. $15.95 for children 12 and under, $22.95 for adults, FREE one year and under. Reservation required. Children one year and under must purchase a ticket if they require a seat.

Click here for tickets and menu information.

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 Espresso Bar
M-F: 6:30am-6:30pm; Sa & Su: 8am-6pm
Now offering beer, wine and cocktails after 11am!
215.735.9797, CapriccioCafe.com
- Also offering bike rentals from Wheel Fun Rentals

Brought to you by the Center City District
and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation
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