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Welcome to The Oval, Philadelphia’s summer pop-up “Park on the Parkway,” with free programming, events and activities for all ages. During operating hours, The Oval features interactive games, special events including live music, movie nights, performances and workshops as well as a rotating lineup of food trucks and a beautiful beer garden. More details will be announced soon!

The Oval Summer Season 2017: Wednesday, July 20th through Sunday, August 20th

Details and hours coming soon!

Background:

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, in partnership with Fairmount Park Conservancy, revealed the City of Philadelphia’s new “Park on the Parkway” in July 2013. The eight acres of public space located on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway known as Philadelphia’s own “Avenue des Champs-Élysées,” Eakins Oval (2451 Benjamin Franklin Parkway) became The Oval, a summer pop-up park with community programming, events and activities. Designed to promote the Parkway as a neighborhood park for all Philadelphians, The Oval offers a wide array of activities and amenities, and features park spaces that all ages can enjoy.

For more information please find our Press and Media Contacts.

  • The Oval
  • Fairmount Park Conservancy
  • Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department
Presented By:
PNC
A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors:
  • Warby Parker
  • Park Towne Place
  • Greater Media

About The Oval

The Oval is an initiative of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation in partnership with the Fairmount Park Conservancy.

the new shape of fun.

Have Questions? Call (215) 607-3477 or email Erin Nardini for more information

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