Named one of the best places to visit in Philadelphia by national press, Spruce Street Harbor Park sustained by Univest features colorful hammocks, floating gardens, beautiful lights, refreshing craft beer, and food from popular Philly restaurants, making it a summer gathering space for locals and visitors alike.
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday through Thursday: 1PM - 11PM
Friday: 1PM - 1AM
Saturday: 11AM - 1AM
Sunday: 11AM - 11PM
Over 50 colorful handmade hammocks are strung throughout the park to create a relaxing place to spend summer days and nights. TWO Hammock Lounges that can be reserved, featuring premium outdoor seating, standing hammocks, and scenic waterfront views for up to 20 people.
Located in the Marina at Penn’s Landing, the Oasis consists of three landscaped barges, a net lounge, and floating gardens. The barges feature an ADA-compliant boardwalk, beautiful raw metal railings, and tons of seating. The cantilevered net lounge, inspired by Caribbean resorts, is a place where visitors can relax while suspended 4 feet above the water. Don’t worry, debris liners are in place to catch keys, change and cell phones! The floating gardens are constructed from a durable, non-toxic post-consumer plastic, and used around the country for wetland restoration. Not only are they aesthetically beautiful, but they are also serve to clean the water in the marina.
The Boardwalk at Spruce Street Harbor Park is lined with swings, hammocks, bocce courts, ping pong, suffleboard, and hammock lounges. At the Southern end of the boardwalk, shipping containers have been converted into an arcade with Basket Fever skeeball, air hockey, claw crane games, Ms. Pacman, and two racing games.
lights, lights, lights
The park is lit throughout the night with its own unique series of hanging lights that slowly change color and sparkle. They turn the park into a magical destination at night.
food and beverages
The park caters to the whole family. Vendors include:
- Garces Group serving up a wide variety of food at Harborside Pizza, Froman's, Village Burger and Distrito
- Chickie's and Pete's outpost selling its popular Crabfries and cheesteaks
- Federal Donuts slinging hot donuts, cold coffee and fried chicken sandwhiches
- The SS Franklin Fountain and Sugar Shack serving premium ice cream, sundaes, and shaved ice
- Frozen Delights offering up classic boardwalk foods like hot dogs and funnel cakes
Spruce Street Harbor Park has also won awards for being Philly's best beer garden, with three bars serving a over fifteen local beers, draft cocktails and wine.