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 - 31

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.


Pumpkin Patch

Date: Saturday, October 22

Times: Noon - 2 pm

Bring the kids to Franklin Square to pick a nice pumpkin out of the Franklin Square Pumpkin Patch and decorate it 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.


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.



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