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July
20

Opening Day at The Oval

We are so excited to be kicking off another great season at The Oval! Please join us on opening day to experience the 2017 Oval for the first time! More details will be announced soon.  

July
20

DJ lil’dave at the Oval+

July
20

DJ Dance Party Thursdays

Join us from 7-11pm for free DJ Dance Parties with Hip Hop Fundamentals dance classes every Thursday evening at The Oval+: 7/20 – Lil Dave 7/27 – Skipmode 8/3 – Sonny James 8/10 – Rich Medina 8/17 – Matthew Law

July
20

League Cornhole

Sign up with a team of friends and co-workers, with a small group and be kept on the same team, or by yourself and be placed on a team with other free agents!

July
20

Summertime Thursday Jazz Series

Come hear some of Philly’s newest jazz voices each Thursday evening during the Oval+. Picnic on the lawn or grab a chair in the amphitheater of the renovated Shakespeare Park. Dream Pops will be selling water and popsicles.

July
20

Food Trucks

Bonjour Creperie Braz BQ Local 215 Mama’s Meatballs The Chilly Banana

July
21

Clueless at The Oval+

Movie begins at 9PM.

July
21

BEN FM

Join BEN FM for some awesome 80’s & 90’s tunes and a chance to win tickets to some of the hottest summer shows in the BEN FM Concert Cube.

July
21

Philadelphia Freedoms

The members of the Freedoms, the team mascot and local tennis pros  will be on hand to give tennis lessons to sports fans of all ages.

July
21

Science Storytelling

The Free Library’s talented storytellers will take you on space explorations and go back in time to the days of dinosaurs. This interactive story hour will keep children, adults, and families engaged.

July
21

Food Trucks

Farm Truck Oink & Moo BBQ Pitruco Pizza Revolution Taco The Tot Cart Bright Yellow Creamery

July
22

Food & Flicks Fridays

Join us for tasty food trucks and a great lineup of movies every Friday night during the summer season at The Oval+. Movies begin at 9PM. 7/21 – Clueless 7/28 – Hidden Figures 8/4 – Up 8/11 – Spaceballs 8/18 – Invincible

July
22

Game Day Saturdays

Join us every Saturday for a kids music jam from 2-4pm, Quizzo from 4-6pm in the beer garden and much more!

July
22

Quizzo

Bring your friends and family for a fun afternoon of tough trivia in our beer garden for a chance to win a great prize plus ultimate bragging rights.

July
22

Saturday Stories

The Free Library’s talented storytellers will spin tall tales and wild adventures. This interactive story hour will keep children, adults, and families engaged. Dream Pops will be selling water and popsicles.

July
22

Music Jams

in the beer garden with Adam Web.

July
22

Food Trucks

Flying Deutschman Phoebes BBQ Say Cheese Lil Pop Shop

July
23

Family Fun Sundays

Bring the whole family out for Let’s Rock Recess, a free family dance party every Sunday from 2-7pm with prizes, a DJ, face painting and games and activities.

July
23

StoryTheatre with StoryUP!

Philly’s finest improvisers present an interactive storytelling show based on ideas and suggestions from the children in the audience, with the kids taking part the whole way. A host and team of performers use props, costumes, music and improvisation to create stories onstage, with story ingredients provided by the audience. Entertaining for the whole family, […]

July
23

Let’s Rock Recess!!!

A kids DJ dance party in the beer garden

July
23

Food Trucks

Surf & Turf Truck Oink & Moo BBQ Philly Pretzel Factory Cupcake Carnivale

July
26

Wellness Wednesdays

Join us every Wednesday for free fitness classes from local studios from 6-8pm. Partner studios/classes include: Power Yoga Yoga Habit Philly Dance Fitness CKO Kickboxing Dance Boot Camp CoreFitness Boot Camp.

July
26

Philadelphia Dance Day – Cardio Mashup Pre-Party

As a precursor to National Dance Day (which will be celebrated locally with a full day of free workshops and performances on July 29), join Philly Dance Fitness and a team of volunteer instructors for this outdoor jam featuring a mix of Cardio Pop, Zumba and line dancing. No dance experience necessary, just jump in and follow along! […]

July
26

Power Yoga, Yoga Habit

Power Yoga, Yoga Habit is designed to move you physically and leave you feeling refreshed and energized. A 60 minute power yoga class, free of charge!

July
26

Philadelphia Dance Day – Cardio Mashup Pre-Party!

The hour-long program starts at 7 p.m. and will include a mix of Cardio Pop, Hip-Hop, Zumba and line dancing led by a team of volunteer instructors. No dance experience necessary, just jump in and follow along! Bring the kids — the music and choreography will be suitable for all ages. We’ll be dancing outside, […]

July
26

Wild Wednesdays

Come and explore the natural world with us in Aviator Park. From Birds to butterflies to mammals big and small, join an Academy educator to learn all about the nature in your neighborhood.

July
26

Food Trucks

Foolish Bakers Braz BQ

July
27

DJ Skipmode at the Oval+

July
27

League Cornhole

Sign up with a team of friends and co-workers, with a small group and be kept on the same team, or by yourself and be placed on a team with other free agents!

July
27

Hip Hop Fundamentals

Hip Hop Fundamentals, a half-hour lecture demonstration centered on youth participation in the arts followed by a half-hour movement workshop, is designed to promote youth participation in the art forms of Hip Hop while providing an example of how youth led art can be and is a catalyst for community change.

July
27

Summertime Thursday Jazz Series

Come hear some of Philly’s newest jazz voices each Thursday evening during the Oval+. Picnic on the lawn or grab a chair in the amphitheater of the renovated Shakespeare Park. Dream Pops will be selling water and popsicles.

July
27

Food Trucks

Farm Truck Phoebe’s BBQ Dream Pops

July
28

Hidden Figures at the Oval+

Movie beings at 9pm.

July
28

BEN FM

Join BEN FM for some awesome 80’s & 90’s tunes and a chance to win tickets to some of the hottest summer shows in the BEN FM Concert Cube.

July
28

Science Storytelling

The Free Library’s talented storytellers will take you on space explorations and go back in time to the days of dinosaurs. This interactive story hour will keep children, adults, and families engaged.

July
28

Food Trucks

Mama’s Meatballs Farm Truck Sum Pig Curbside Creamery

July
29

Quizzo

Bring your friends and family for a fun afternoon of tough trivia in our beer garden for a chance to win a great prize plus ultimate bragging rights.

July
29

Saturday Stories

The Free Library’s talented storytellers will spin tall tales and wild adventures. This interactive story hour will keep children, adults, and families engaged.  

July
29

Music Jams

in the beer garden with Adam Web.

July
29

Food Trucks

Bonjour Creperie Chewy’s Braz BQ Milk+Sugar

July
30

StoryTheatre with StoryUP!

Philly’s finest improvisers present an interactive storytelling show based on ideas and suggestions from the children in the audience, with the kids taking part the whole way. A host and team of performers use props, costumes, music and improvisation to create stories onstage, with story ingredients provided by the audience. Entertaining for the whole family, […]

July
30

Let’s Rock Recess!!!

A kids DJ Dance party in the beer garden

July
30

Food Trucks

Local 215 Bonjour Creperie Philly Pretzel Factory Cupcake Carnivale

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  • Fairmount Park Conservancy
  • Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department
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PNC
A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors:
  • Warby Parker
  • Park Towne Place

About The Oval

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

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