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!

Franklin Square is now open!

Enjoy another exciting year of Franklin Square featuring the Parx Liberty Carousel, Philly Mini Golf, playgrounds, and much more.

The Hop-A-Long Trail (Brand New for 2018!)

Saturday, March 31, 11 am - 1 pm

We put a new twist on our traditional Great Egg Hunt that your little ones will love. Children 10 and under will receive a map, ”carrot cards” and an Easter Egg box, which they will use to navigate Franklin Square in search of giant spring tulips. At each stop, kids will give their “carrot cards” to receive Easter eggs. Once children complete the trail, a surprise guest awaits at the last stop!

Please Note:

  • This event replaces the Great Egg Hunt that has been held in past seasons.
  • This activity is a family-friendly event for children 10 and under ONLY.
  • Families with children of different age groups may do the trail together.
  • Quantities are limited and are while supplies last.
  • This activity is designed for a family unit, group participation is not allowed.
  • Each child may do this event only once.
  • This event starts by the Great Lawn, along the 6th & Race Streets pathway to the fountain.

An Evening in Franklin Square presented by Parx Casino

Thursday, May 17, 5:30 pm

Join Historic Philadelphia, Inc. and Franklin Square for the tenth annual fundraiser, An Evening in Franklin Square presented by Parx Casino. The special fundraising evening begins with cocktails and a silent auction, followed by dinner along with a live auction and dancing. All proceeds from the event go to maintaining the community treasure that is Franklin Square.

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