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Centennial Commons is open!

We recently celebrated the grand opening of Centennial Commons Phase I in West Fairmount Park! Learn more about the new "park within the park" and plans for Phase II.

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Upcoming

Park Events

Check out our events to discover the hidden gems of our incredible park system

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June 20 @ 5:00 pm - June 24 @ 10:00 pm

Parks on Tap at Schuylkill Banks

Follow this traveling community beer garden to different locations in Philly’s parks each week throughout the spring and summer. A portion of the proceeds goes back to the parks!

June 23 @ 10:00 am

Guided Hike & Meditation

Enjoy a hike to explore Fairmount Park’s hidden gems followed by a guided meditation.

July 18 @ 12:00 pm

Opening day at the Oval

Join us as we kick off the fifth season of the Oval! Every summer Eakins Oval on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is transformed into a pop-up park with programming and activities...

Get into the woods and discover some of the hidden gems of our park system!

September 8 @ 9:30 am

Boxers’ Trail 5k

Walk or run the scenic cliff paths in East Fairmount Park where heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier trained. For 2017 results click here. For photos from 2017, please click here.  

Upcoming

Park Events

June 20 @ 5:00 pm - June 24 @ 10:00 pm

Parks on Tap at Schuylkill Banks