Franklin Square Fountain Show

Thursday, Dec 24, 2020 at 10:00am

Franklin Square
200 North 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19019

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Franklin Square's 180-year-old, historic centerpiece has been renovated and updated into a dynamic state-of-the-art Fountain Show.

Philly Mini Golf
Putt your way through Center City's ONLY miniature golf course, featuring 18 holes designed after favorite Philly spots like Elfreth’s Alley, the Ben Franklin Bridge, and the Liberty Bell.

Adults: $10 Buy Tickets »
Children 3 - 12: $8 Buy Tickets »
Access Cards are honored. Please purchase on-site.
Children 2 and under: Free
Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Parx Liberty Carousel
Center City's only carousel features a zebra, a lion, an eagle, a dragon, and more! Hop on this spectacular All-American style carousel with hometown racehorse heroes Afleet Alex and Smarty Jones.

Ages 3+: $3 per person Buy Tickets »
Access Cards are honored. Please purchase on-site.
Children 2 and under: Free
Children under 42" must be accompanied by an adult.

SquareBurger
Chow down on tasty treats including burgers, hot dogs, french fries, and delectable frozen treats. SquareBurger features the signature Cake Shake, blended with TastyKake Butterscotch Krimpets. You'll be glad you did!

Hosting Events at Franklin Square
Situated in the heart of Historic Philadelphia, Franklin Square is the ideal location to host children's birthday parties, lively corporate outings, elegant weddings, and much more!

Franklin Square Fountain
The Franklin Square Fountain was originally built in 1838 after City Council passed a resolution in 1837 calling for a fountain of “grand dimensions,” and was the centerpiece to the Square in the late 19th century. The Franklin Square Fountain is the oldest refurbished and functioning public water fountain in the United States, and is the longest surviving fountain in one of William Penn’s original five squares. In 2006, Historic Philadelphia, Inc. restored the fountain for the first time in thirty years, renovating the vintage marble and surrounding wrought iron fence.

Franklin Square Playground
Named as one of Philly’s best play spaces by Philadelphia Magazine, this shady spot is a great place for kids to swing, twirl, climb and explore. Best of all, the playground is open and FREE year-round!

Living Flame Memorial
Since 1976, Franklin Square has been home to this memorial centered on a sculpture by local sculptor Reginald E. Beauchamp. Dedicated to Philadelphia's Heroes, it is one of the few memorials in the country dedicated to both fallen Police Officers and Firefighters.

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