Franklin Square

Special Events

Upcoming Events in Franklin Square!

Franklin Square isn't just about mini golf and carousel rides. Philly's favorite play place is also home to a wide variety of special events, all year long. From festivals to musical performances to holiday celebrations, there's always something new to check out in Franklin Square

Spooky Mini Golf

October 5 - 28, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings, 6 - 9 pm

Play a round of the spookiest mini golf in the city, as Philly Mini Golf is transformed into spooky fun for the Halloween season with fog, lights, music, and surprises!

Bark-or-Treat Trail

Saturday, October 13, 11 am - 1 pm

Dress up yourself and your four-legged friend for a Halloween celebration with a trail of treats and fun activities throughout the Square.

Pumpkin Patch

Saturday, October 20, Noon - 2 pm

Decorate a pumpkin with spooky designs to take home. FREE! Recommended for children 10 and under. Limit: 1 pumpkin per child. Group reservations and participation are not available.

Trick-or-Treat Trail presented by Fox Rothschild

Saturday, October 27, Noon - 3 pm

Customize your own Halloween-themed trick-or-treat bag and follow the trail map to discover tasty surprises throughout the park. FREE! Recommended for children 10 and under. Plus, hop aboard the Lightning Bolt Express Train for a ride around Franklin Square. Ride tickets: $5 adults, $4 children.


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