The 2009 Summer Program of Free Events at Penn’s Landing is funded and produced by the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC). All events produced by DRWC are FREE to the public on the Great Plaza, the heart of Penn's Landing, Philadelphia’s premier Delaware River waterfront entertainment destination. Public Programming at Penn's Landing would not be possible without the continued support of corporate partners such as PECO, Pennsylvania Lottery, Live Nation, the Philadelphia Coca-Cola Bottling Company and the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation, all of whom are committed to serving the Greater Philadelphia community. For more information and event details, please call (215) 922-2FUN or visit www.delawareriverevents.com. This website is a virtual resource for the waterfront which can help visitors plan to easily park, play and stay all day at Penn's Landing.
Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) is a nonprofit corporation organized exclusively for the benefit of the City of Philadelphia and its citizens. DRWC acts as the steward of the Delaware River waterfront to provide a benefit to all of the citizens and visitors of the City. The fundamental purpose of DRWC is to design, develop and manage the central Delaware River waterfront in Philadelphia between Oregon and Allegheny Avenues. DRWC intends to transform the central Delaware River waterfront into a vibrant destination location for recreational,
cultural, and commercial activities for the residents and visitors of Philadelphia. DRWC will serve as a catalyst for high quality investment in public parks, trails, maritime, residential, retail, hotel and other improvements that create a vibrant amenity, extending Philadelphia to the river’s edge. DRWC is open, transparent and accountable in connection with its operations and activities with respect to the waterfront. Through the judicious use of financing, land acquisition and development capabilities, the Corporation will work cooperatively with city, state and federal agencies to ensure the realization of the City’s vision for the central Delaware River. For more information visit www.delawareriverwaterfrontcorp.com
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FROM THE SOUTH
FROM THE WEST
TO FESTIVAL PIER Take I-95 South to Exit 22 (676/Central Philadelphia / Independence Hall / Callowhill Street). Exit will split, follow 676 East/Callowhill Street. At the light at the end of the ramp make a left onto Callowhill Street. Follow Callowhill Street approximately 3 blocks where it ends at Columbus Blvd. Make a left onto Columbus Blvd. Festival Pier is 0.2 miles down on right.
Take I-95 North to Exit 20 (Columbus Blvd./Washington Avenue/Penn’s Landing). At the end of the ramp make a left onto Columbus Blvd.
Take 76 East to the Central Philadelphia Exit (676 East/Vine Street Expressway Exit). Follow 676 East to 95 South (Chester/ Philadelphia Int’l Airport). Follow 95 South to Exit 20 (Columbus Blvd./Washington Avenue). Follow directions for 95 South.
From the Historic District and Old City, head East on either Market, Chestnut, Walnut or South Streets. Cross Front Street and walk over the pedestrian walkways to Columbus Blvd. Once on Columbus Blvd. the Great Plaza will be straight ahead. Continue straight on Columbus Blvd. for Festival Pier. It will be on the right hand side approximately 1/2 mile from the Great Plaza.
TO GREAT PLAZA Take I-95 South to Exit 20 (Columbus Blvd./ Washington Avenue). Exit to left, stay in left lane and make a left at the end of the ramp onto Columbus Blvd. Dockside apartments will be on your right. Remain straight for approximately 0.5 miles. Enter Great Plaza on right at Walnut Street or Market Street (Penn’s Landing).
TO GREAT PLAZA Remain straight for approximately 1 mile. Enter Great Plaza on right at Walnut Street or Market Street (Penn’s Landing). TO FESTIVAL PIER Stay straight on Columbus Blvd. and go past the Great Plaza for 1/2 mile. Festival Pier will be on the right.
FROM THE EAST From Ben Franklin Bridge: Stay in the right lane. At the end of the bridge, make a quick right on the 5th Street Exit. Follow 5th Street to Spring Garden Street, and make a right. Follow Spring Garden Street 5 blocks to Columbus Blvd. TO FESTIVAL PIER Make a right onto Columbus Blvd. Festival Pier will be immediately on your left. TO GREAT PLAZA Make a right onto Columbus Blvd. (It will be approximately 1/2 mile down on the left.) Enter Great Plaza on left at Market Street (Penn’s Landing) or Walnut Street.
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BY BUS SEPTA BUS ROUTES TO GREAT PLAZA 21, 33 & 42 stop at the Great Plaza. Routes 17 & 48 stop at Front and Market Streets. From there head East over the Market Street Bridge. The Great Plaza will be on the right.
The Phlash Downtown Loop runs from Penn’s Landing to the Philadelphia Museum of Art to the Please Touch Museum and the Philadelphia Zoo. With stops TO FESTIVAL PIER 25, 43, or 5 stop at or near many of the city’s most at Second and Spring Garden popular hotels and attractions Streets. From there head East along the way, Phlash is the toward Columbus Blvd. Make convenient and inexpensive way a right onto Columbus Blvd. and to get around Philadelphia. Phlash Festival Pier will be to your left. runs from May 1 through October 31, 2009 with daily service every BY RAIL 12 minutes (10:00AM - 6:00PM). Making the free interchange It’s easy with 27 stops in Center connection generated from many City Philadelphia. It’s inexpensive points at the 15th Street Station, at only $2 per person per ride. An take the Market-Frankford individual all-day pass is just $5, Elevated Line (the Blue line) to: and an all-day family pass (two adults and two children ages 6-17) TO GREAT PLAZA The Second Street is just $10. Children under 5 are Stop. From there, head East over always free; seniors ride free. For the Market Street Bridge. The more information about Phlash, Great Plaza will be straight ahead. visit www.phillyphlash.com. TO FESTIVAL PIER The Spring Garden Station. From there, walk East towards Columbus Blvd. Make a right onto Columbus Blvd. Festival Pier will be on the left.
For more complete directions, please visit www.delawareriverevents.com. Convenient and affordable parking is available at a variety of locations along the waterfront. Monthly parking passes and group rates are available. Please visit our website for more information.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 8 1:00PM - 7:00PM Featuring The Duprees The Philadelphia DooWop Festival benefits the Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service Education Center. This FREE festival honors the integrity of the genre of music still famous in Philadelphia. The concert and festival are free, yet, to learn how to give back, please visit www.phillydoowopfestival.org.
SUNDAY, JULY 5 1:00PM - 5:00PM The “I Can’t Believe It’s FREE,” Can’t Miss Concert for Kids of All Ages Returns! Previous headliners have included the Jonas Brothers and Camp Rock's Demi Lovato. This year features: Camp Rock's Meaghan Martin Nickelodeon TV stars Nat and Alex Wolff
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FRIDAYS, AUGUST 7, 14, 21, 28 AND SEPTEMBER 4 7:30PM After 12 great years, the sounds of smooth jazz will continue to fill the air, as Penn’s Landing continues to bring smooth jazz artists to Philadelphia’s Waterfront.
SATURDAY, JULY 25 3:00PM - 9:00PM
Alex Bugnon Marc Antoine Brian Simpson August 21 Steve Cole Matt Marshak August 28 Eric Darius September 4 Cool World
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For the past five seasons, Penn’s Landing has featured free R&B concert events with contemporary themes. Past performers have included: Ledisi, Lalah Hathaway, Jazmine Sullivan, Raul Midon, Chrisette Michelle, Musiq Soulchild, Angie Stone and Buddy Guy. Visit www.delawareriverevents.com for this season's featured talent.
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GOSPEL ON STAGE AND SCREEN Saturday, August 29 6:00PM Featuring performances by Tamika Patton and Sharon Baptist Church Mass Choir. Followed by a screening of The Fighting Temptations at 8:00PM
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SCREENINGS UNDER THE STARS Thursdays, July and August July 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 - Films begin at dark or approximately 8:30PM August 6, 13, 20, and 27 - Films begin at dark or approximately 8:00PM July 2 July 9 July 16 July 23 July 30 August 6 August 13 August 20 August 27
SUNDAY, MAY 17 Israel Independence Day Celebration Community Israel 61 celebration honoring Tel Aviv‘s 100th. 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Mama Mia Dreamgirls Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix The Dark Knight Baby Mama The Express: The Ernie Davis Story Marley and Me Madagascar II The Tale of Despereaux
SUNDAY, MAY 24 Delaware River Day Penn’s Landing Marina 12:00PM - 6:00PM Delaware River Day at Penn’s Landing is a fun and exciting way to heighten public awareness of safe boating practices and waterway preservation along the Delaware River. It will be an educational and fun filled day for the entire family with free ship tours, information displays and man overboard demonstrations. Highlights also include life saving demonstrations, free boat inspections, and a parade of vessels.
MULTICULTURAL SERIES Explore the World at Penn's Landing! The PECO Multicultural Series offers a culturally rich outing for family and friends with a chance to explore the world without needing to travel. These festivals celebrate the diverse ethnic heritage that makes Philadelphia unique. May 17 June 7 June 13 June 20 June 21 July 11, 12 July 18 August 1 August 15 August 23 September 13 September 20
Israel Independence Day Irish American Festival Islamic Heritage Festival Asian Festival Portuguese Heritage Festival Hispanic Fiesta Global Fusion Festival ACANA African Festival Festival of India Caribbean Festival Mexican Independence Day Russian Mosaic Festival
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MAY 30 & 31 11:00AM - 6:00PM This annual juried arts & crafts retail show returns to Penn’s Landing, with over 120 vendors expected to participate. In its 6th year, The Art Star Craft Bazaar has become Philadelphia's most cutting edge craft fair. For more information, please visit artstarcraftbazaar.com.
SUNDAY, JUNE 7
Irish American Festival 12:00PM - 8:00PM
2009 Delaware River Sojourn
SATURDAY, JUNE 13 International Islamic Festival 2:00PM - 8:00PM
SUNDAY, JUNE 14 21st Annual LBGT Pride Parade and Festival 12:00PM - 6:00PM $10 donation/admission fee Produced by Philly Pride, the day includes stage entertainment and over 150 vendors. Visit www.phillypride.org.
SATURDAY, JUNE 20 Asian Festival 12:00PM - 6:00PM
SUNDAY, JUNE 21 Portuguese Heritage Festival 1:00PM - 7:00PM
Now in its 15th year, the Delaware River Sojourn is a fun-filled kayaking/canoeing excursion on one of Mother Nature’s finest water parks – the Delaware River! Families and friends can paddle the entire week or choose any day(s) to participate. Join the Pennsylvania Environmental Council and others on the final day of the sojourn (Saturday, June 27th), which will feature a paddle along the Philadelphia waterfront, ending at Penn’s Landing. No paddling experience is required. Paddling equipment and lunch will be provided. Visit delawareriversojourn.org for details on cost and registration.
Tasteof Philadelphia at Penn's Landing!
FRIDAY, JUNE 26 5:00PM - 8:00PM
SATURDAY, JUNE 27 AND SUNDAY, JUNE 28 11:00AM - 7:00PM Fee required to sample food Part of the Sunoco Welcome America! Celebration. Visitors and participants can stroll the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing while sampling delicious food for a small fee and learning more about what makes Philadelphia food famous. Plus, each day of the event will be accompanied by exciting live stage entertainment. Visit www.welcomeamerica.com for more details.
SATURDAY, JUNE 27 Sunoco Welcome America! Waterfront Concert and Fireworks 7:30PM Enjoy a live concert performance followed by a spectacular display of fireworks over the Delaware River. Visit www.welcomeamerica.com for the featured talent.
FRIDAY, JULY 3 SATURDAY, JULY 4 & SUNDAY, JULY 5 Super Scooper All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Festival 12:00PM - 5:00PM The Joshua Kahan Fund continues its mission to lick Leukemia! Enjoy some of your favorite ice cream flavors and support a worthy cause at the Super Scooper Ice Cream Pavilion. Proceeds benefit the Joshua Kahan Fund, fighting to cure Pediatric Leukemia. $5 donation required to enter the Super Scooper pavilion, to enjoy all the ice cream you can eat.
THURSDAY, JULY 2 Screenings Under the Stars Film begins at dusk or approximately 8:30PM Mama Mia
THURSDAY, JULY 9 Screenings Under the Stars Film begins at dusk or approximately 8:30PM Dreamgirls
SATURDAY, JULY 11 SUNDAY, JULY 12 Hispanic Fiesta 2:00PM - 8:00PM
SUNDAY, JULY 5 Fam Jams! 1:00PM - 5:00PM Featuring Camp Rock's Meaghan Martin and Nickelodeon TV star's Nat and Alex Wolff.
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SATURDAY, JULY 25
Global Fusion Festival Presented by the Philadelphia Multicultural Affairs Congress 12:00PM - 8:00PM
Sounds of R&B Concert 3:00PM - 9:00PM
THURSDAY, JULY 16 Screenings Under the Stars Film begins at dusk or approximately 8:30PM Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
THURSDAY, JULY 23 Screenings Under the Stars Film begins at dusk or approximately 8:30PM The Dark Knight
THURSDAY, JULY 30 Screenings Under the Stars Film begins at dusk or approximately 8:30PM Baby Mama
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SUNDAY, AUGUST 23
ACANA African Festival 2:00PM - 8:00PM
Smooth Jazz Summer Nights at Penn’s Landing 7:30PM Featuring Alex Bugnon
Caribbean Festival 2:00PM - 8:00PM
THURSDAY, AUGUST 6
Smooth Jazz Summer Nights at Penn’s Landing 7:30PM Featuring Marc Antoine Brian Simpson
SATURDAY, AUGUST 8
SATURDAY, AUGUST 15
Screenings Under the Stars Film begins at dusk or approximately 8:00PM The Tale of Despereaux
Screenings Under the Stars Film begins at dusk or approximately 8:00PM The Express: The Ernie Davis Story
Philadelphia Doo Wop Festival 1:00PM - 7:00PM Featuring The Duprees
Festival of India 1:00PM - 7:00PM
THURSDAY, AUGUST 13 Screenings Under the Stars Film begins at dusk or approximately 8:00PM Marley and Me
THURSDAY, AUGUST 20 Screenings Under the Stars Film begins at dusk or approximately 8:00PM Madagascar II
FRIDAY, AUGUST 21 Smooth Jazz Summer Nights at Penn’s Landing 7:30PM Featuring Steve Cole Matt Marshak
THURSDAY, AUGUST 27
FRIDAY, AUGUST 28 Smooth Jazz Summer Nights at Penn’s Landing 7:30PM Featuring Eric Darius
SATURDAY, AUGUST 29 Gospel on Stage and Screen 6:00PM Gospel Performances 8:00PM Film Begins The Fighting Temptations
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 Russian Mosaic Festival 12:00PM - 6:00PM
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
8th Annual Southeastern Pennsylvania Coast Day
Smooth Jazz Summer Nights at Pennâ€™s Landing 7:30PM Featuring Cool World
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 Philadelphia's Tri-State Labor Parade and AFL-CIO Family Festival Parade - 9:30AM / FREE Columbus Boulevard from Washington Avenue to Market Street Festival - 11:00AM - 3:00PM $5 Entry Fee Produced by the Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO. Over 100 unions participate in the day's festive events.
11:00AM - 4:00PM Produced by the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary Celebrate our fascinating shoreline with free marine-themed activities and family fun! Festival Pier
Festival Pier Events
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 Mexican Independence Day 1:00PM - 7:00PM
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4 Festival Pier Columbus Blvd. at Spring Garden St. A wine and beer tasting event benefitting and produced by the Philadelphia chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation. Admission Ticket required. Call (215) 396-9100 or visit www.sippinbytheriver.com for more information.
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SUMMER SEASON Saturdays & Sundays in May & September Daily June, July & August Memorial Day through Labor Day Public Boardings Rain or Shine Daily 9am to 6pm (Departing Penn's Landing on the hour, Camden on the half hour)
Concert Express Service for every Susquehannah Bank Center Concert! Private Party Charter Opportunities Available
TWO IN ONE FUNLINK TICKETS Includes round-trip ferry ride and one of four options: Philadelphia Trolley Works Adventure Aquarium Independence Seaport Museum Battleship New Jersey Online ticketing at www.riverlinkferry.com 215-925-LINK (5465)
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Pennâ€™s Landing venues are now available for rental:
Festival Pier & Pavilion
Tall Ship Gazela
International Sculpture Garden
Delaware River Waterfront Corporation
For more information and a brochure, call (215) 629-3200 or visit delawareriverwaterfrontcorp.com
CAVANAUGH’S RIVER DECK (2)
the freshest seafood, succulent steaks and decadent desserts. Complimentary Valet Parking. 417 North Columbus Boulevard Seasonal Patio Dining. Large (215) 629-7400 parties welcome. Serving dinner www.theriverdeck.com daily at 5:00PM and Sunday Enjoy Philadelphia’s largest outdoor Brunch at 11:00AM. restaurant and bar on the river. DAVE & BUSTER’S (3) With expansive views of the Ben Franklin Bridge and Delaware River 325 North Columbus Boulevard (215) 413-1951 waterfront, come and enjoy our www.daveandbusters.com casual cuisine. Conveniently located two blocks North of the Dave & Buster’s is a great place in Ben Franklin Bridge and next door Philadelphia to Eat. Drink. Play. to Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing, Cavanaugh’s River Deck offers Come and create your own unique the perfect setting for a get experience. Enjoy a chef-crafted together with friends or a day menu, meet friends at one of their out with the family. bars or let loose in our Million Dollar Midway packed full of simulators, video games, and tried and true favorites. No matter what you 555 South Columbus Boulevard choose to do, at Dave & Buster’s, (215) 625-8383 a unique experience awaits you. www.chart-house.com Dave & Buster’s specializes in Special Events. Whether you‘re Chart House Philadelphia planning a banquet, anniversary, specializes in city sunsets, passing fund-raiser, meeting, reunion, or ships, and its famous tableside birthday bash, they can easily waterfall. Located on Historic Penn’s Landing along the Delaware accommodate up to 2,000 of your closest friends. Dave & Buster’s. River, the Chart House offers the Eat. Drink. Play. most spectacular views to be found in Philadelphia. Our delicious new menu features
CHART HOUSE RESTAURANT (22)
LA VERANDA RESTAURANT (8)
KEATING'S RIVER GRILL (15)
Pier 3, Penn’s Landing on Columbus Boulevard (215) 351-1898
201 South Columbus Boulevard (located in the Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn‘s Landing) (215) 521-6509 www.keatingsrivergrill.com
From its home on Pier 3, the elegant La Veranda Ristorante has boasted first-rate Roman cuisine, a wood burning grill and stunning river views for 17 years, making it one of the most successful Italian restaurants in the city.
Tantalize your senses in Keating’s River Grill and Bar. Enjoy breathtaking views, exceptional service and enticing food sizzling from an open-air kitchen. Savor a delicious meal, while dining on HIBACHI JAPANESE their expansive terrace (weather STEAKHOUSE – permitting) or relax at a quiet PENN’S LANDING (4) window table with a refreshing Pier 19 cocktail. Guests may also enjoy 325 North Columbus Boulevard a late night bar menu (serving until 215-592-7100 midnight every night), as well as, www.pennslandingbanquet.com Keating’s River Grill Bar’s televisions, including 7 plasma screens. Coupling Japanese and Rustic American cuisine along with a MOSHULU panoramic view of the Delaware RESTAURANT (20) River and Ben Franklin Bridge, 401 South Columbus Boulevard Hibachi of Penn’s Landing (215) 923-2500 possesses all the qualities of a www.moshulu.com perfect dining experience. Enjoy the finest in steak and seafood The most unique waterfront skillfully prepared and presented restaurant on one of the world’s with great flair by Master grandest sailing ships. Enjoy the teppan-yaki chefs over an open adventuresome menu created by flame on your table top grill. The the award-winning Executive speed and dexterity of our chefs Chef/Partner Ralph Fernandez will dazzle you and the exotic, and team. Explore the intimate elegant atmosphere will delight South Seas setting of bamboo, you. Hibachi Japanese rattan, woven leather and Steakhouse is the perfect setting seductive fabrics. The outdoor for your most important events decks offer amazing views of with over 8,500 sq. ft of private Philadelphia‘s waterfront along function space with capabilities of with casual al fresco dining, hosting weddings, special events cocktails, and entertainment. and corporate meetings for up to AAA- Four Diamond Star 600 guests. Open Sundays at 11:00AM for Lunch. Live music and Rating Every Year entertainment offered every Friday Awards for Wine List and and Saturday evening from Best Views 6:30PM - 10:30PM. Lunch 11:30AM - 3:00PM Brunch 10:30AM - 2:30PM Dinner 5:00PM - 10:30PM
FESTIVAL PIER (1) Columbus Boulevard and Spring Garden delawareriverevents.com Location for several successful gated and private events, including a series of concerts produced by Live Nation.
TALL SHIP GAZELA & TUGBOAT JUPITER (10) Docked along Penn’s Landing at Market Street (215) 283-0280 www.gazela.org The historic tall ship Gazela and tugboat Jupiter can be found on the north end of Penn's Landing, at Market Street. The city’s maritime ambassadors make appearances in Philadelphia and other regional ports throughout the sailing season and are available for special events, dockside tours, and receptions. In the winter, preservation work is performed at Penn’s Landing by volunteers of the non-profit Philadelphia Ship Preservation Guild. Educational tours, traditional seamanship and maritime skills classes for all ages may be arranged by contacting the Guild office. Come walk the decks of history!
BLUE CROSS RIVERRINK AT PENN’S LANDING (11)
INDEPENDENCE SEAPORT MUSEUM (13)
THE PENN’S LANDING MARINA (19)
Columbus Blvd. at Market Street (215) 925-RINK www.riverrink.com
Penn’s Landing on the Delaware River 211 S. Columbus Blvd. at Walnut Street (215) 413-8655 www.phillyseaport.org
301 South Columbus Blvd. (215) 923-9129 marina@ delawareriverwaterfrontcorp.com
Open from November to March The Blue Cross RiverRink is the perfect place to ice skate outdoors and enjoy scenic views of the Ben Franklin Bridge. Featuring monthly special events with fun family activities for skaters.
GREAT PLAZA (12) Columbus Blvd. & Chestnut Street delawareriverevents.com The heart of Penn's Landing, Philadelphia’s premier riverfront entertainment destination and home to a variety of free events every weekend June through September, including outstanding free concerts, twelve different multicultural festivals, large screen outdoor movies, fireworks, signature family programming and marquee talent.
COLUMBUS MONUMENT (18) Columbus Blvd. & Dock Street Situated in the International Sculpture Garden, this 106-ft monument designed by world-renowned architect Robert Venturi was erected to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the historic voyage of Christopher Columbus.
Experience the maritime heritage and contemporary stories of Philadelphia’s rivers and the Jersey Shore at Independence Seaport Museum. Explore two floors of exhibit galleries, watch craftsmen build wooden boats, climb aboard the Spanish-American War Cruiser Olympia, go below the deck of the WWII Submarine Becuna, and search for treasures in the nautical gift shop. The special exhibit, Skin & Bones: Tattoos in the Life of the American Sailor, runs April 2009-January 2010.
INTERNATIONAL SCULPTURE GARDEN (17) Columbus Blvd. - Located between Dock Street & Spruce Street The International Sculpture Garden is an outdoor installation of ancient and ethnographic works, located between Dock and Spruce Streets along the Delaware River that was originally dedicated in 1976 as part of the American bicentennial celebrations. The two-acre garden contains sculptures from around the world that celebrate the impact of other cultures on the American experience. A new design for the International Sculpture Garden is complete. The sculptures are currently in storage awaiting the implementation of the new design. The garden can still be utilized as a passive riverfront park space pending the reintegration of the sculptures.
Home to the Olympia cruiser and the Becuna submarine, the Penn‘s Landing Marina is available to private boaters, offering 24-hour security and electric and water service from May to October. Please call or email for rates and availability.
RIDE THE DUCKS (6) 6th and Market Streets (877) 887-8225 www.phillyducks.com Experience sightseeing from a ducks-eye view! This 70 minute amphibious tour takes visitors through Philadelphia’s Historic District, Society Hill, South Street and then onto the Delaware River. Trained captains entertain and educate passengers on the interactive tours. Daily tours depart frequently March-November. Group rates and charters available. Book online or call for reservations.
SPIRIT OF PHILADELPHIA (21) Columbus Blvd. at Lombard Circle Reservations (toll-free) (866) 211-3808 www.spiritofphiladelphia.com Experience Philadelphia from the water! “FUN”-filled lunch, dinner, and moonlight harbor cruises, which include bountiful buffets! Lively dance music and entertainment by our staff along with fascinating views of the City and the historical waterfront, all for one price.
Downtown/Historic District 100 North Columbus Boulevard (215) 627-7900 www.choicehotels.com
has to offer. Guests may also enjoy an indoor pool, 24-hour fitness center and outdoor sundeck.
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With 185 deluxe city and river view One Dock Street rooms, The Comfort Inn Downtown (2nd & Walnut Streets) Historic Area is conveniently located (215) 238-6000 www.sheraton.com/societyhill on the waterfront, within walking distance of a variety of city Situated in the heart of America’s venues and historical attractions. most Historic Neighborhood; Amenities include, free deluxe Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, continental breakfast, free city Betsy Ross House, Penn’s Landing shuttle service, free high-speed and South Street. You’ll discover Internet access, exercise rooms streets filled with world class and a Lobby Bar. Close to venues restaurants, galleries, theaters and and historical attractions. museums, just steps from our front door. When you return, reconnect HYATT REGENCY at The Link at Sheraton, enjoy PHILADELPHIA AT refreshments at our Starbucks Café PENN’S LANDING (14) and submerge yourself in comfort 201 South Columbus Boulevard on our signature Sheraton “Sweet (215) 928-1234 Sleeper” Bed. www.pennslanding.hyatt.com The Hyatt Regency Philadelphia is the perfect setting for any occasion. A prime waterfront location which provides easy access to the Philadelphia International Airport, Pennsylvania Convention Center, historic “Old City” Philadelphia, great shopping and some of the cities trendiest restaurants. Enjoy its luxuriously appointed guestrooms and experience all that our great city
THE RESIDENCES AT DOCKSIDE (23) 717 South Columbus Boulevard (215) 925-3000 docksidecondominiums.com Located on Penn’s Landing, The Residences at Dockside is a luxurious 16-story, waterfront gated community with convenient access to the City’s shopping, restaurants and nightlife alongside the river. Dockside’s 242 pet-friendly condominiums feature a spacious private terrace, designer kitchens, hardwood floors, ample storage space and extraordinary views. Owners enjoy the finest amenities,
including a heated indoor pool and hot tub, spaquality fitness club, spacious resort-style Club Room, free shuttle that runs daily to Center City, and more! Stop in to our Sales Office and see what everyone is talking about!
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PIER 3 (9) (215) 351-4003 www.pier3.net The Piers at Penn’s Landing are successful, established condominiums with a practical and picturesque location. Pier 3 offers such amenities as a multi-level open-air atrium featuring mature specimen plantings, an indoor swimming pool, gymnasium, 24 hour a day concierge, and secure indoor parking.
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7 Columbus Boulevard (215) 351-4100 Residents of the posh waterfront Pier 5 Condominium enjoy 24-hour concierge service, private indoor parking, convenient proximity to Old City and South Street, and a full service marina.
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THE ONLY HOTEL IN PHILADELPHIA WITH RUNNING WATER.
The elegant Hyatt Regency at Penn’s Landing is the only hotel in Philadelphia located on the historic waterfront. Today our magnificent 22-story hotel lets you enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the river and the city skyline.
Every possible amenity is offered including Internet access, indoor pool, and our outstanding restaurant, Keating’s River Grill. We are conveniently located near all the cultural, historic, entertainment and dining attractions of our dynamic city. For information call 215-928-1234.
201 S. Columbus Blvd. (Dock St.) Philadelphia, PA 19106 (215) 928 1234 www.pennslanding.hyatt.com Feel the Hyatt Touch®
For more information please call (215) 922-2FUN or visit our website at www.delawareriverevents.com. Hon. Michael Nutter, Mayor, City of Philadelphia Andrew Altman, Chairman, Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Joseph Brooks, Acting President, Delaware River Waterfront Corporation
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