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

Date: Fridays - Sundays, October 1 - 30

Times: 6 - 9 pm

Play if you dare! Embrace spooky fun as Center City’s only miniature golf course transforms into Spooky Mini Golf! Fog, lights, music, and frightening surprises await at every hole as you navigate the 18-hole course featuring reproductions of Philadelphia icons and landmarks. Tickets: $9 Adults, $7 Children 3 – 12, FREE for Children 2 and under. Spooky Mini Golf contains theatrical fog, strobe lights, music, props and reduced lighting, which may be unsuitable for all guests.

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Fox Rothschild Trick-or-Treat Trail

Date: Saturday, October 29

Times: Noon - 3 pm

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

Trick-or-Treat Trail & Lightning Bolt Express Train sponsored by Fox Rothschild.


Franklin Square Holiday Festival

Date: November 10 - December 31

Times: 4 – 8 pm daily, 4 – 9 pm Fridays & Saturdays

Experience the magic of the holiday and celebrate traditions new and old at the Franklin Square Holiday Festival. Dazzle in the lights of the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show presented by PECO and enjoy seasonal foods and beers at SquareBurger and the Winter Beer Garden.#FranklinSquareFridays, Santa Saturdays, Seasonal Sounds on Sundays, Lightning Bolt Holiday Express train rides around the Square, and the traditional family friendly Kids’ New Year’s Eve Countdown and Dance Party promise to make this holiday season one to celebrate.



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