Sunday Jun 03
 

Throughout the summer on the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, Irish American Festival kicks off the series June 3rd. The PECO Multicultural Series are annual events that have celebrated Philadelphia’s diverse culture for over 20 years.

Philadelphia Irish Festival (Sunday, June 3rd), 12:00PM - 7:00PM

Islamic Heritage Festival (Saturday, June 16th), 2:00PM - 8:OOPM

Juneteenth Festival (Saturday, June 23rd), Time TBA

Hispanic Fiesta (Saturday July 7th - Sunday July 8th), 2:00PM - 8:00PM (both days)

ACANA African Festival (Sunday, August 5, 2018) 2:00PM - 8:00PM

Festival of India (Saturday, August 18th), 12:00PM - 7:00PM

Caribbean Festival (Sunday, August 19th), 12:00PM - 8:00PM

Blue Corn Green and Organic Festival (Sunday, September 2), 12:00PM - 5PM

Brazilian Day (Sunday, September 9th), 1:00PM - 7:00PM

Mexican Independence Day (Sunday, September 16th), 2:00PM - 8:00PM

 
  • Brazilian Festival

Transportation

DIRECTIONS

 
BY BUS
SEPTA Bus Routes 21 & 42 stop at The Great Plaza at Penn's Landing and Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest at the Chestnut Street turnaround. Routes 17, 33, & 48 stop at Front and Market Streets. Route 12 stops directly at Spruce Street Harbor Park Presented by Univest/Valley Green Bank at Columbus Blvd and Dock Street. Route 25 runs along Columbus Blvd. 

BY RAIL
Take the SEPTA 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 and Great Plaza at Penn's Landing will be straight ahead. 
 
BY PHLASH
The Philly Phlash is the quick, inexpensive, easy connection to key destinations throughout Center City, Philadelphia. Hop on and off at 20 stops for easy and convenient access to the city's most popular sites, including Penn’s Landing, the Philadelphia Zoo, Please Touch Museum, Eastern State Penitentiary and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.  Click here for the full list of stops or visit www.phillyphlash.com for tickets and more info. Runs seasonally. 
BY RIVERLINK FERRY
The RiverLink Ferry stops at Columbus Blvd and Walnut Street, next to the Independence Seaport Museum and next to the Adventure Aquarium in Camden. The RiverLink Ferry runs on a regular schedule May 22 - Labor Day, seven days a week with expanded service during peak times and festivals. Please check the website for more information. Runs seasonally.
 
BY BIKE
Bike parking is located along the waterfront with a large corral located at Spruce Street Harbor Park Presented by Univest/Valley Green Bank. 
 
BY RIDE INDEGO
Philly's bike share program, Indego, has four easy-access stations within walking distance. These include: The Race Street Pier (190 N Christopher Columbus Blvd), 2nd and Market (215 Market St.), Welcome Park NPS (191 S. 2nd St.), and Foglietta Plaza 3 Dock St.
 
BY CAR
FROM THE NORTH
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). 

FROM THE SOUTH
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 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 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.

FROM THE WEST
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.
 

PARKING 

 
Columbus Blvd and Market St.
DAILY RATE: $20

Open 24 hrs 
Contact: 215-928-8807 or 267-228-1974

PLEASE NOTE:
Buses, limos, and oversized vehicles: $40
Columbus Blvd and Walnut St.
 
DAILY RATE: $20
Open 24 hrs 
Contact: 215-928-8807 or 267-228-1974
PLEASE NOTE:
Buses, limos, and oversized vehicles: $40