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Friday July 19

BOOM BOX on the Parkway


11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

The BOOM BOX on the HEAR Block of the Parkway will serve food and beverages on Wednesday-Friday from 5pm-11pm and Saturday-Sunday from 2pm-11pm. Food and drink includes Rita’s Water Ice, Philly Pretzel Factory, Mainstay Independent Brewing Company, and La Colombe.

Opening Day!


5:00 PM - 11:00 PM

We are so excited to be kicking off another great season at The Oval+! Please join us on opening day to experience the 2019 Oval+ for the first time!  

Boom 103.9 at the BOOM BOX


5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy live radio with Boom 103.9 FM at the BOOM BOX, a retrofitted double-decker bus on the HEAR Block of the Parkway, offering Rita’s Water Ice, Philly Pretzels, and craft beer by Mainstay Brewing. 

Reading & Music Cart


5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy an outdoor reading and music carts designed and fabricated by Tiny WPA and Interface Studio! Read a book or play an instrument on the MAKE Block of the Parkway.

Black Panther


9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Food & Flick Fridays at The Oval+ kicks off on opening day with a showing of “Black Panther” on the big screen at 9pm! Wear your best Black Panther-themed attire.

  • The Oval
  • Fairmount Park Conservancy
  • Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department
Presented By:
A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors:
  • Knight Foundation
  • Visit Philadelphia
  • Inspire
  • diadora

About The Oval

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

the new shape of fun.

Please call Philadelphia Parks & Recreation's Special Events office at 215-685-0060.


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