Extend your summer fun at the Oval Live, a four-day end-of-the-summer celebration. The event includes a FREE movie night, a day of live music programming, a family fun day, and a wellness day.  

Experience these fun events from September 1 through September 4, 2023: 

Movie night: “Shazam! Fury of the Gods”
September 1, 2023
8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Grab a blanket or a chair and enjoy a free screening of “Shazam! Fury of the Gods.” This PG-13 film is based on the DC Comics character Shazam. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from vendors. 

Oval Live free concert
September 2, 2023
12 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Enjoy R&B, hip-hop, and soul and many other genres. Music will play all day long. Performers include Zami Inez, Dom and Jesse, Khemist, Carla Gamble, Gobbana, and more. The event features food trucks, a beer garden, and family-friendly games and activities for all ages.  

Family fun day
September 3, 2023
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Before the kids head back to school, celebrate the end of summer with “Let’s Rock Recess.” Challenge your family to a rock climbing contest. Get your face painted or make your own kite.  

Wellness day
September 4, 2023
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Wrap up the holiday weekend with a day of outdoor wellness activities including a free yoga class and community run.  

This event is presented in partnership with:

  • The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and Creative Economy
  • The Philadelphia Department of Commerce
  • The Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association
  • Visit Philadelphia
  • Parkway Council
  • World Café Live


All Oval programs are weather permitting. Check The Oval’s spotlight page events calendar for the latest details.


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