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Events on the Parkway

A calendar of free and/or outdoor events happening along the Parkway.  

Most outdoor events are on hiatus due to colder weather. Be sure to check out Places to Visit for a list of cultural organizations and sites of interest to explore in the meantime.

Parks on Tap

A partnership between Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and FCM Hospitality, Parks on Tap was created to be a traveling beer garden throughout the city's various, beautiful parks all summer long. Proceeds from Parks on Tap benefit the Fairmount Park Conservancy.

The event is sponsored by Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and FCM Hospitality.

Food and drink are pay-as-you-go.

April 17, 2024

4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Azalea Garden

Parks on Tap

A partnership between Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and FCM Hospitality, Parks on Tap was created to be a traveling beer garden throughout the city's various, beautiful parks all summer long. Proceeds from Parks on Tap benefit the Fairmount Park Conservancy.

The event is sponsored by Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and FCM Hospitality.

Food and drink are pay-as-you-go.

April 18, 2024

4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Azalea Garden

Rothman Orthopaedics Roller Rink Grand Opening

The city’s coolest roller rink is back! A performance by local skate troupe Great on Skates will precede a ribbon-cutting ceremony complete with rainbow streamers and photo-worthy décor. The first skating session will begin at 12:15 p.m. Advance tickets are available at rothmanrink.ticketsocket.com.

This event is sponsored by Center City District.

Free

April 19, 2024

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Dilworth Park

Parks on Tap

A partnership between Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and FCM Hospitality, Parks on Tap was created to be a traveling beer garden throughout the city's various, beautiful parks all summer long. Proceeds from Parks on Tap benefit the Fairmount Park Conservancy.

The event is sponsored by Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and FCM Hospitality.

Food and drink are pay-as-you-go.

April 19, 2024

4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Azalea Garden

Parks on Tap

A partnership between Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and FCM Hospitality, Parks on Tap was created to be a traveling beer garden throughout the city's various, beautiful parks all summer long. Proceeds from Parks on Tap benefit the Fairmount Park Conservancy.

The event is sponsored by Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and FCM Hospitality.

Food and drink are pay-as-you-go.

April 20, 2024

4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Azalea Garden

Parks on Tap

A partnership between Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and FCM Hospitality, Parks on Tap was created to be a traveling beer garden throughout the city's various, beautiful parks all summer long. Proceeds from Parks on Tap benefit the Fairmount Park Conservancy.

The event is sponsored by Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and FCM Hospitality.

Food and drink are pay-as-you-go.

April 21, 2024

4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Azalea Garden

Family Arts Academy

Bring the whole family to PAFA to celebrate another year of art making at PAFA, with music, food, performances, art-making station, and a raffle for a FREE week of Summer Art Camp.

This event is sponsored by PAFA.

Free

April 28, 2024

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

118-128 North Broad Street

PECO Free First Sunday

It’s the first Sunday of the month, which means free admission at the Barnes. Enjoy fun art activities, performances, and free access to the collection and Alexey Brodovitch: Astonish Me. This month, the Barnes is presenting a full day of family fun in partnership with the Wilma Theater’s new opera Hilma,

This event is sponsored by the Barnes Foundation.

Free

May 5, 2024

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

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