More than Just Green Space: Center City Park Events

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Craving some fun outdoor events this summer?

The Granary Apartments are close to all of the Center City Parks, which means you can easily attend the many exciting events at each of them. Center City Parks consist of four parks: Dilworth, Sister Cities, John F. Collins, and Cret. The closest to your Philadelphia apartment is Dilworth Park, but the others are only a short distance away. Here are some Center City Parks events you don’t want to miss:

Experience the Arts

Music in the Park:

Enjoy Music in the Park every Tuesday and Thursday until September 24 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at John F. Collins Park. Hear musicians perform as you relax by the fountain. Feel free to bring a lunch and have a picnic surrounded by the sounds of beautiful music.

Upcoming Performances:  Lavell Ferguson on the piano (June 16).

Pictures in the Park:

Bring a chair or blanket  and get comfortable watching a movie at Dilworth park. Until June 30th, current movies will be played every Tuesday at dusk. Bring some snacks and enjoy the flick surrounded by the park’s relaxing ambience.

Upcoming movies:Night at the Museum— Secret of the Tomb (June 16) and The Boxtrolls (June 23rd).

ArtSee in the Park:

For those wanting to tap into their artistic talents, ArtSee in the Park might be for you. Free art projects and other activities bring together art and nature at Sister Cities Park on June 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


Enjoy the Afternoon

Farmer’s Market

Want to get local and fresh ingredients for your meals? Fresh fruit and veggies are sold weekly at the farmer’s market at Dilworth Park on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Explore the park and leave with great deals on straight-from-the-farm produce.

Live @Lunch Presented by PNC:

The two remaining performances of the Live @ Lunch series will be performed on Philadelphia’s center stage at Dilworth park. Enjoy an afternoon of local music and excitement that can be followed up with a scenic walk through Dilworth Park. Don’t forget to bring your lunch. You don’t want to miss out on this experience!

Upcoming shows: Cole Redding (June 17) and Nathan & the Zydeco Cha-Chas (June 24).


Sip Drinks Al Fresco

Center City District Sips at Dilworth Park

It’s a Center City summer tradition! Each Wednesday head over to Dilworth Park for Center City District Sips and get $3 beers, $4 wines, and $5 cocktails from Rosa Blanca Cafe and other participating restaurants and bars. Sip your discounted beverages and indulge in appetizers on the terrace nearby the cafe while enjoying an evening at the park. The event will take place weekly from 5 to 7 p.m.

DJs & Drinks at Dilworth Park

Get ready to dance on Thursday nights at Dilworth park from 5 to 7 p.m. Listen to a DJ’s mixes while enjoying the drink specials provided by Rosa Blanca Cafe. Bring a group or come solo to get your groove on!

Contact us today to find out more about living at Granary Apartments to have easy access to Philadelphia’s best parks.

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