Experience eight acres of fun on the Parkway! This summer pop-up festival offers food, drink, games, and family-friendly performances.
Philadelphia’s largest outdoor urban oasis is back!
The Oval pop-up festival returns to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway this July and runs for seven weekends. The family-friendly event features eight acres of food, drink, games, and entertainment at Eakins Oval.
This lively gathering place welcomes locals and visitors alike to:
For more details, check the calendar of events. Activities are updated regularly.
The Oval pop-up festival will take place Thursdays through Sundays from the Fourth of July through Labor Day. Hours vary depending on the day of the week.
All programs are outdoors and may be cancelled during inclement weather.
Philadelphia’s MilkBoy is back to host the Beer Garden at the Oval. Enjoy shaded seating, beers on tap, and nonalcoholic options. You’ll also find sweet treats from new partner forîn.
Check the calendar for beer garden activities like Sunday afternoon Quizzo.
Enjoy free outdoor performances after a long day at the office—or a day working from home. Planned entertainment includes Cuban music, percussive dance, aerial acrobatics, clowning, and more.
Performances begin at 6:30 p.m. on Fridays. Check the calendar for details.
Bring the whole family to kid-friendly activities including a pop-up playground, read-a-louds, arts and crafts, and more!
Events take place on select Saturdays and Sundays. Check the calendar for the next activity.
Teens and older youth can enjoy free food trucks, DJs, and games.
Free programming for teens runs from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday evenings throughout the Oval season.