FDR Park


  • FDR Park 1500 Pattison Avenue Philadelphia, PA, 19145 United States

HOURS:

THURS 5 - 10 PM;
FRIDAY, SATURDAY + SUNDAY* 1 - 11 PM;
MONDAY 12 - 10 PM
*note changed hours for Labor Day weekend

STOP BY THE FDR PARK MUSIC JAM, A FREE FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY PARKS ON TAP IN ASSOCIATION WITH PHILADELPHIA SONGWRITERS PROJECT!  

This two day festival features a list of locally acclaimed songwriters, artists and bands from 3 to 9 p.m. both days.  In addition, local recording artist, Felicia, will be performing an opening set at 2 p.m. both days.  Here is the full line up:

Saturday, September 3
3:00  Adam Web
4:00  Bernard Sarkissian
5:00  Ryan Tennis
6:00  Ginger Coyle
7:00  Angela Burns
8:00  Ross Bellenoit
Sunday, September 4
3:00  Alyssa Garcia
4:00  Dawn Hiatt
5:00  Sharon Bousquet
6:00  Pixel8ter
7:00  Andrea Nardello
8:00  De Tierra Caliente

For more info, click here.

About:

FDR Park is located in South Philadelphia near the Delaware River and the South Philadelphia Sports Complex. In addition to sports fields, the approximately 350 acre park provides trails for walking and running, convenient fishing spots along Edgewood and Meadow Lakes, and lawns for picnics. The park was built to the design of Olmsted Brothers, the firm of Frederick Law Olmsted and John Charles Olmsted in the early 20th century. The parkland was reclaimed mostly from marshlands of Greenwich Island, one of several islands in the area created by river channels present in the 18th and 19th centuries. Audubon Society of Pennsylvania has said that FDR Park is one of the best places in Philadelphia to observe birds. This is because it contains a variety of different habitats, including wetlands and waterways.

*We will be located at the corner of Broad and Pattison, across the street from AT&T station and the tennis courts*

Park Events:

  • 9/1 Friends of FDR Park Fundraiser Happy Hour 5 to 7 pm | 50% of all proceeds will go directly back to FDR Park.  And, DJ Patty Pat will be spinning from 5 to 8 pm!
  • 9/2 Free Library Book Bike 2 to 4 pm | Free Library Book Bikes provide mobile outreach throughout the city - check out a book, right in the park!
  • 9/2 Indego Bike Share 5 to 9 pm | Indego will be providing unlimited bike parking at a virtual pop-up station right near FDR Park
  • 9/3 Maha Yoga at Parks on Tap 12 to 1 pm | Pay What You Can
  • 9/3 FDR Park Music Jam Free Festival 2 to 9 pm | Enjoy live music all day with artists from the Philadelphia Songwriters Project as we close out the last days of summer
  • 9/3 Wheel Fun Rentals 10 am to sunset | Rent a range of vehicles for land or water, including Surreys, tandem bicycles, go-cart inspired bikes, pedal boats, kayaks, and more
  • 9/3 Indego Bike Share 5 to 9 pm | Indego will be providing unlimited bike parking at a virtual pop-up station right near FDR Park
  • 9/4 FDR Park Music Jam Free Festival 2 to 9 pm | Enjoy live music all day with artists from the Philadelphia Songwriters Project as we close out the last days of summer
  • 9/4 Wheel Fun Rentals 10 am to sunset | Rent a range of vehicles for land or water, including Surreys, tandem bicycles, go-cart inspired bikes, pedal boats, kayaks, and more
  • 9/5 Parks on Tap will be open from 12 to 10 on Labor Day!
  • 9/5 Wheel Fun Rentals 10 am to sunset | Rent a range of vehicles for land or water, including Surreys, tandem bicycles, go-cart inspired bikes, pedal boats, kayaks, and more

Tailgate with us before or during any of the Philadelphia sports team home games near Parks on Tap, including Eagles pre-season, Temple v Army and Phillies v  Braves!

Indego:

Indego will be providing unlimited bike parking during select times of Parks on Tap at a virtual pop-up station right near FDR Park - click here for a schedule and details!

Public Transportation:

Accessible via SEPTA Broad Street Line from the AT&T Station at Broad Street & Pattison Avenue. Also accessible via SEPTA bus routes 4 and 17 located at 20th and Pattison Ave.

Parking:

Street parking available in addition to a parking lot nearby at the American Swedish Historical Museum

Facebook: FDR Park 

Twitter: @FDRPark

Website: http://www.fdrpark.org/

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