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Featured Events

Wild Wednesdays

26 July 2017

1:00pm - 1:30pm

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.

Food Trucks

26 July 2017

5:00pm - 11:00pm

Foolish Bakers Braz BQ The Tot Cart

Power Yoga, Yoga Habit

26 July 2017

6:00pm - 7:00pm

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!

Philly Dance Fitness

26 July 2017

7:00pm - 8:00pm

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, […]

Summertime Thursday Jazz Series

27 July 2017

5:00pm - 6:30pm

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.

Food Trucks

27 July 2017

5:00pm - 11:00pm

Farm Truck Phoebe’s BBQ Dream Pops

Wellness Wednesdays

27 July 2017

6:00pm - 8:00pm

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.

Philadelphia Dance Day – Cardio Mashup Pre-Party

27 July 2017

6:00pm - 7:00pm

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! […]

League Cornhole

27 July 2017

6:30pm - 8:30pm

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!

Science Storytelling

28 July 2017

11:00am - 12:00pm

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.

BEN FM

28 July 2017

5:00pm - 9:00pm

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.

Food Trucks

28 July 2017

5:00pm - 11:00pm

Mama’s Meatballs Farm Truck Say Cheese Sum Pig Curbside Creamery

Hidden Figures at the Oval+

28 July 2017

9:00pm - 11:00pm

Movie beings at 9pm.

Saturday Stories

29 July 2017

11:00am - 12:30pm

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

Music Jams

29 July 2017

2:00pm - 4:00pm

in the beer garden with Adam Web.

Food Trucks

29 July 2017

2:00pm - 11:00pm

Bonjour Creperie Chewy’s Braz BQ Milk+Sugar

Quizzo

29 July 2017

4:00pm - 6:00pm

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.

Food Trucks

Local 215 Bonjour Creperie Pitruco Pizza Philly Pretzel Factory Cupcake Carnivale

StoryTheatre with StoryUP!

30 July 2017

11:00am - 12:30pm

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, […]

Let’s Rock Recess!!!

30 July 2017

2:00pm - 7:00pm

A kids DJ Dance party in the beer garden

Featured At The Oval

Opening Day at The Oval!

Opening Day at The Oval!

Join us on opening day for the brand new Oval+ 2017 season! Come see the new installation, enjoy food trucks, our new beer garden, special activities and more!

Wellness Wednesdays

Wellness Wednesdays

Join us every Wednesday for FREE fitness classes like yoga, Zumba, kickboxing and more from 6-8pm.

DJ Dance Party Thursdays

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+:

Food & Flicks Fridays

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.

Game Day Saturdays

Game Day Saturdays

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

Family Fun Sundays

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.

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About The Oval

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

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