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Whether you’re more interested in watching the big game or doing the exercising yourself, we’ve got you covered. Sure, Philly’s a big city, but within town, or just minutes away, there are some great sports facilities, endless recreational activities, gigantic parks and beautiful gardens.
For visitors to Philadelphia who are passionate about the great outdoors, a visit to Fairmount Park — the world’s largest municipal park — is just the beginning. Opportunities for everything from hiking and biking to blading, boating and floating are all within easy reach of Center City.
Don’t miss these hotspots
- The Philadelphia Freedoms Host Andy Roddick, Venus Williams And Other Tennis Greats During The Team’s 15th Season, Beginning Tuesday, July 15
- The Trolley Car Diner In Mt. Airy Continues To Host Outdoor Movie Screenings On Saturday Nights, Through August 16
- Weekend Picks: Bastille Day Festival In Fairmount, Bluegrass And Blueberries Festival At Peddler’s, Hispanic Fiesta At Penn’s Landing, Visit Philly Beer Garden Series And More
- Reminder: The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series Continues Today With A Stop At The Brand New PHS Pop-Up Garden Starting At 4 P.M.
- The Trestle Inn Heats Up Callowhill With Go Go On The Block, A Weekly Outdoor Dance Party Every Friday All Summer Long
- The Dog Days Of Summer Festival In Chestnut Hill Brings Dog-Centric Activities To The Spotlight, This Sunday, July 13
- Tonight Picks: Free Outdoor Movie Screenings, Pairings On The Parkway, Spruce Street Harbor Park, Free Beer And Cheese Happy Hour At Di Bruno Bros., Fairmount French Fling Bar Crawl And More
- The Brandywine River Museum of Art Hosts A Night Of Art On Friday, July 11, And Free Admission On Saturday, July 12
- The Adventure Aquarium Shark Shuttle Provides Guests With Roundtrip Transportation From Center City To The Aquarium, Through August 17
- Celebrate The Best Of Latin America At The Hispanic Fiesta At Penn’s Landing, Saturday, July 12 and Sunday, July 13
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Major League Soccer in the Philadelphia-region
The Philadelphia Union, the region’s first Major League Soccer club, has been thrilling soccer fans since their inaugural season in 2010.
Philly’s hometown team keeps it exciting season after season
Be there for all the action as one of the most exciting teams in baseball thrills their fans night-in and night-out in their fantastic South Philadelphia ballpark. Catch all the home runs, all the diving catches and all the fan giveaways — not to mention the always spirited Philly Phanatic — when you head to Citizens Bank Park!
Fly, Eagles, Fly
The team for which Philadelphia bleeds green
Sunset bike race through streets of downtown West Chester
Hundreds of cyclists, including national professionals and locals, will challenge themselves on the streets of downtown West Chester during the 10th annual Iron Hill Twilight Criterium.View More
World-famous bike race highlighting the famous Manayunk Wall
Professional and amateur cyclists alike will have the opportunity to tackle the infamous “Manayunk Wall” during the Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic.View More
May 9– 10: The largest collegiate regatta in the United States
The two-day race is held on the Schuylkill River in beautiful Fairmount Park, one of the most famous and scenic rowing routes in the world.View More
The world’s oldest relay meet, held annually at the University of Pennsylvania
The nation’s largest and most important amateur track and field event held at the University of Pennsylvania.View More
Land of the free, home of the game
The Army-Navy game makes its return to Philadelphia in 2013 West Point and Annapolis square off for the 114th time.View More
Historic soccer rivalry at the home of the Philadelphia Union
The Black Knights of Army and the Midshipmen of Navy will continue their historic rivalry as they commemorate their 80th meeting in men’s soccer with a return to PPL Park over Veteran’s Day weekend..View More
Cooler than being cool
Home to local collegiate hockey games and many other on-ice activities, this 2,500-seat rink is the largest collegiate indoor arena in the state of Pennsylvania.View More
Historic home of Penn football
Operational since the turn of the 20th century, Franklin Field is a nearly 53,000-seat stadium best-known as the home of Penn football and the host of the annual international Penn Relays gathering.View More
The art of fielding
A beautiful green area situated between Penn’s campus and the Schuylkill River waterfront, Penn Park features open space and recreational facilities available to the public from 6 a.m. to midnight.View More
Outdoor recreation for all
Just across 4th Street from Jefferson Square Park, Sacks Playground satisfies the neighborhood’s active crew with a pool, baseball fields, basketball courts.View More