Friday Feb 14

Sweetheart Skate Blue Cross RiverRink

It may be cold this Valentine’s Day, but ice skating next to your sweetheart at the Blue Cross RiverRink at Penn’s Landing is sure to keep you warm! The Blue Cross RiverRink is a popular destination every year during this romantic holiday as guests love skating with their special someone at the Sweetheart Skate event with THREE sessions on the evening of Friday, February 14, 2014.

Sweetheart Skate at the Blue Cross RiverRink: Friday February 14, 2014, 7 – 8:30 pm,  9 – 10:30 pm, 11pm - 12:30am  – Romance your someone special at the annual Sweetheart Skate at the Blue Cross RiverRink. Free photos and complimentary Valentine’s Day flowers included.  A DJ will host the evening allowing guests to skate to their favorite love songs with their significant other.  Tickets for Sweetheart Skate are $20 per person for each session and include admission and skate rental. (Advance tickets are strongly encouraged as this event has sold out in the past.)

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Take I-95 South to Exit 20 (Columbus Boulevard/ Washington Avenue). Exit to left, stay in left lane, and make a left at the end of the ramp onto Columbus Boulevard. The Residences at Dockside will be on your right. Remain straight for approximately ½ mile. Enter Great Plaza parking lot on right at Walnut Street or Market Street (Blue Cross RiverRink). 

Take I-95 North to Exit 20 (Columbus Boulevard/Washington Avenue/Penn’s Landing). At the end of the ramp, make a left onto Columbus Boulevard.  Remain straight for approximately 1 mile. Enter Great Plaza parking lot on right at Walnut Street or Market Street (Blue Cross RiverRink). 

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 Boulevard. Continue another ¼ mile and the Great Plaza will be on your left. Enter on left at Market Street (Penn’s Landing) or Walnut Street.

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 Boulevard/Washington Avenue). Follow directions from the north.

Septa Bus Routes 21 & 42 stop at The Great Plaza. Routes 17, 33, & 48 stop at Front and Market Streets. From there head East over the Market Street Bridge. The Blue Cross RiverRink will be on the right.

Take the Market-Frankford Elevated Line (the Blue line) to the Second Street Stop. From there, head East over the Market Street Bridge. The Blue Cross RiverRink will be straight ahead. 

November 28 – December 31: Service every 15 minutes between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. (No Service on December 25). For more information:


Columbus Blvd and Market St.
Open 24 hrs
Monday to Thursday: $12  
Friday - Sunday: $15

Columbus Blvd and Walnut St.
Open 24 hrs
Monday to Thursday: $12  
Friday - Sunday: $15