Sister Cities Park
Outdoor oasis on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Sister Cities Park Winterfest
Celebrate the arrival of the holidays on Logan Square during Sister Cities Park Winterfest. Held on Saturdays starting December 7, the family-friendly holiday celebration features fun arts and crafts activities, holiday pop-up shops, hot chocolate and even a special visit from Santa.
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Celebrate nature in the heart of the city with the newly renovated Sister Cities Park along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
Located on Logan Square in front of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Sister Cities Park is a welcoming space featuring a brand new café, boat pond, educational garden and commemorative fountain.
Young visitors can play in the Wissahickon-inspired Children’s Discovery Garden featuring winding pathways, scalable rocks and a meandering stream. Wade in the shallow waters of the nearby boat pond complete with rentable sailboats to harness the wind.
Sister Cities Plaza and Fountain
Within the bluestone plaza is the Sister Cities Fountain, a unique representation of the world with Philadelphia at its center. Jets of water playfully leap from 10 spouts representing Philadelphia’s ten sister cities, including Florence, Italy and Tel Aviv, Israel.
Milk & Honey Café
Housed in the eco-friendly pavilion and community room, Milk & Honey Café offers up quick-breakfasts for those heading to work and fresh lunches for those in need of a pit stop while exploring the Parkway.
The menu features many of Philadelphia’s own signature brands, from fresh-brewed La Colombe coffee to Bassets ice cream, South Street Philly bagels and BT brownies.
Sister Cities Visitor Center
Need some information during your visit? Stop by the Visitor Center at Sister Cities Park for free brochures, maps, helpful tips and purchase tickets for nearby attractions.
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Benjamin Franklin Parkway at N. 16th Street Between 16th & 17th Streets Philadelphia, PA 19103
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