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

Franklin Square Hop-A-Long Trail

Saturday, April 20, 11 am - 2 pm

Children will receive carrot cards, an Easter egg box, and a map to navigate Franklin Square in search of giant spring tulips. At each stop, they will give their numbered carrot card to receive Easter eggs. FREE. Quantities are limited while supplies last. This activity is designed for a family unit, group participation is not allowed. Each child may do this event only once. For children 10 years of age or younger.

Free activities are availble while supplies last.

2019 Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival

The 2019 Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival returns to Franklin Square May 1 – June 30.

Discover 30 all-new lantern displays illuminated by 20,000 LED lights, breathtaking performances, and interactive experiences.

Get your tickets now!


An Evening in Franklin Square

Thursday, May 16, at 5:30 pm

A magical night of fun and fundraising for this community treasure!




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Historic Philadelphia Gazette

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Ways to Give

To designate your United Way workplace program gifts to Historic Philadelphia, Inc., please use our Donor Choice Number: 14106. Contributions made through the United Way support our education outreach program.