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Featured Events

Family Design Workshop

17 August 2019

11:00am - 12:30pm

DESIGN + MAKE with us in an exciting workshop exploring the building blocks of architecture, design, and our city. Dive into the design process through stories and fun activities each week, so you can come again and again to work with others and build something amazing!

Reading & Music Room

17 August 2019

12:00pm - 5:00PM

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

Franklin Institute

17 August 2019

2:00PM - 3:00pm

Blast off with educators from The Franklin Institute to explore rocketry in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s historic voyage to the Moon. A combination of activities and demonstrations will be sure to ignite your curiosity for space travel.

PopUpPlay

17 August 2019

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Bring the whole family to the PLAY Block at The Oval+ to play! PopUpPlay be building bamboo forts, creating catapults and the designing our own mini-golf courses. These events are free for families and we provide all the materials necessary to participate. All ages welcome. August 17: Build your own Mini-golf course Have you been […]

Story UP!

17 August 2019

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Join Story UP! for a unique adventure as improvisational actors present an interactive show based on ideas and stories from the child audience, with the kids taking part all the way! Shows are recommended for ages 3-12; all ages are welcome.  Showtime runs approximately 45 minutes to one hour. 

Quizzo

17 August 2019

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.

Summer Sounds in the beer garden

17 August 2019

6:00pm - 11:00pm

Enjoy Summer Sounds in The Oval+ beer garden with DJ’s Rebal Forster and Lil’Dave!

Roots 2 Rise Yoga by City Fitness

18 August 2019

11:00am - 12:00pm

Join Roots 2 Rise for a yoga class on the HEAR Block of the Parkway, presented by City Fitness.

Global Craft Market

18 August 2019

11:00am - 5:00PM

Peruse and shop global goods and crafts by vendors at the Global Craft Market on the MAKE Block!

Reading & Music Room

18 August 2019

12:00pm - 5:00PM

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

Let’s Rock Recess!!!

18 August 2019

2:00PM - 7:00pm

A kids DJ dance party in the beer garden

GLBL VLLG Jam Session

18 August 2019

4:00pm - 5:00PM

The VLLG Jam Sessions are a free-flowing and organic event serving the creative community and celebrating the creative spirit through expression and music. ‘The only concert where the audience is the headliner’ brings people together from all walks of life to tell their stories through various mediums of entertainment and artistry.

Featured At The Oval

Opening Day at The Oval!

Opening Day at The Oval!

Join us on opening day for the brand new Oval+ 2019 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.

Arts & Culture Thursdays

Arts & Culture Thursdays

Join us every Thursday night for Silent Philly from 8-11pm in the beer garden and live performances from 7-8pm on the HEAR Block of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

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 Quizzo from 4-6pm in the beer garden and family-friendly activities on the MAKE, HEAR, and PLAY blocks along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway!

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. Plus: Don't miss family-friendly activities, a Global Craft Market, and yoga classes with Roots 2 Rise and City Fitness on the MAKE, HEAR, and PLAY Blocks on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway!

  • The Oval
  • Fairmount Park Conservancy
  • Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department
Presented By:
PNC
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.

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