Thursday, October 10 through Sunday, October 13, The Oval will take on a seasonal theme, as “Harvest at The Oval, The New Shape of Fall.” Each day will offer fall-themed community programming, ranging from autumn food and beverage vendors, to a PHAIR open air market, to a petting zoo, costume party and much more.
Visit their Calendar of Events for complete details on the two autumn weekends as they're added.
About The Oval
The Oval is an initiative of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation in partnership with theFairmount Park Conservancy. It is made possible thanks to the support of the William Penn Foundation and City of Philadelphia.
Never been to The Oval?
The Oval is located on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philly’s “Avenue des Champs-Élysées.” It is near a few of the most popular tourist destinations in Philadelphia, including The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Rocky statue, The Barnes Foundation, The Franklin Institute, Academy of Natural Sciences, Free Library and Rodin Museum.
How can you get to The Oval?
The most convenient ways to get to The Oval are to walk, bike (bike racks on site), use Uber, or take public transportation via SEPTA bus routes 2, 7, 32, 33, 48; regional rail at Suburban Station; City Hall stop on Market-Frankford and Broad Street subway lines and PHLASH (May-October). If you decide to drive, metered parking kiosks are available along the outside lanes of the Ben Franklin Parkway between The Oval and Logan Square. For other public parking options please visit philapark.org.