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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
- Learn To Cook Like A Pro During Classes In Chef Marc Vetri’s Brand New Demonstration Kitchen Above His Eponymous Restaurant
- 1812 Productions Lets The Audience In On The Outrageous Outcomes Of Intimate Exchanges At The Arden Theatre, Starting Today, August 28
- University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Continues This Saturday, August 30 With Nation Beat And The Highwater Preachers
- More Love For Philly’s Food Scene: East Passyunk’s Restaurants Receives Dining Nods From USA Today
- Tonight Picks: Final Center City Sips Of The Season, Summer Concert At The Penn Museum, Twilight Yoga At Franklin Square, Taney Dragons Pep Rally And More
- Save The Date: The Annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival Returns For Its 29th Year Of Dining, Shopping And More, September 5-7
- Our Guide To The Made In America Music Festival, Hitting The Benjamin Franklin Parkway For Two Days Of Live Music, Beer Gardens And Much More, August 30-31
- Completely Awesome Breaking News Alert: Spruce Street Harbor Park To Stay Open For Another Month, Continue To Wow Visitors And Residents Alike Through Sunday, September 28!
- Yelp Debuts Big Primpin’, A Brand-New Salon Event Series Featuring Free Light Bites, Salon Services And More, Kicking Off This Thursday, August 28
- The Polish-American Festival Returns To Bucks County With Food, Amusement Rides And More, August 30-September 1 And September 6-7
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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
Sample some of Philly’s best BBQ outside the ballpark
The annual Stephen Starr-Garry Maddox Barbecue Challenge pits some of the city’s best BBQ dishes against each other — then has attendees vote on the best. Bonus: It’s all for a good cause.View More
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