Franklin Square

Special Events

Upcoming Events in Franklin Square!

Franklin Square isn't just about mini golf and carousel rides. Philly's favorite play place is also home to a wide variety of special events, all year long. From festivals to musical performances to holiday celebrations, there's always something new to check out in Franklin Square!

Dhyana Yoga Presents FREE Outdoor Yoga

Dates: June 4 - August 29, every Monday and Saturday

Times: Every Monday 6:30 - 7:30 pm and every Saturday 9:30 - 10:30 am

Join Dhyana Yoga in Franklin Square for a practice that will make you sweat, laugh, breathe, and believe in the powerful effects of Yoga. All are welcome! Bring a Yoga mat or a big towel to practice on, some water, and your friends to stretch and tone your way through the summer with Dhyana Yoga!

FREE Outdoor Yoga is weather permitting. Please check the Dhyana Yoga Outdoor Yoga Classes Facebook Page for weather updates and other information.

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Dhyana Yoga's Annual Pre-Summer Solstice Celebration!

Dates: Monday, June 20

Times: 6:30 pm

People all over the world celebrate Summer Solstice, the longest day of daylight of the year, and once again Dhyana Yoga gets out ahead of the Sun Salutation Celebration to bring their Annual Pre-Solstice Yoga Event to Philadelphia! Dress in layers and bring a mat or beach towel to practice on, water and snacks, your kids, pets, cameras, friends and family to this special summertime practice! This event is FREE and open to everyone!

The first 30 people to arrive receive a FREE Yoga Mat from ATHLETA.

Twilight Yoga presented by Pop Up Yoga Philly

Dates: Thursday, June 30

Times: 7:15 - 8:30 pm

Twilight Yoga series returns to Franklin Square presented by Pop Up Yoga Philly. Fresh air will flow through the climate-controlled Pavilion, as you wind down the stress of the day. Tickets are required. Additional dates for Twilight Yoga are below:

  • Thursday, July 21 7:15 - 8:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 25 7:15 - 8:30 pm
  • Thursday, September 15 7:15 - 8:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 6 7:15 - 8:30 pm

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Wawa Welcome America: Philly @ the Movies

Date: Monday, June 27

Times: 7 - 11 pm

Independence Day celebrations roll into Franklin Square for a FREE screening of Finding Nemo! Screening begins at 8:30 pm. Tickets required for Parx Liberty Carousel and Philly Mini Golf.

Independence Day Family Fun

Date: Saturday - Monday, July 2 - 4

Times: Noon - 3 pm

Celebrate America's birthday with fun featuring the Lightning Bolt Express Train. Tickets required for all attractions.

Saturday Night at the Movies

Date: Saturday, July 9

Times: 7 - 11 pm

Bring a blanket and enjoy Kermit and Miss Piggy in The Muppets on the Great Lawn! Movie admission is FREE. Tickets are required for the Parx Liberty Carousel and Philly Mini Golf. Games and pre-show activities start at 7, movie begins at 9 pm.

Saturday Night at the Movies

Date: Saturday, July 23

Times: 7 - 11 pm

Bring a blanket and watch Mary Poppins the Great Lawn! Movie admission is FREE. Tickets are required for the Parx Liberty Carousel and Philly Mini Golf. Games and pre-show activities start at 7, movie begins at 9 pm.

Franklin Square 10th Birthday Celebration

Date: Sunday, July 31

Times: 11 am

Join Ben Franklin as he blows out the candles for the Square's 10th birthday celebration with cake and plenty of fun, FREE activities.

 

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