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February 9, 2019
Lunar New Year at the Rail Park
Get ready, Philadelphia—we’re welcoming in the Year of the Pig with a big celebration at the Rail Park!
December 14, 2018
Art Benefit Check Presentation
On Friday afternoon, December 14, the Bridgette Mayer Gallery in partnership with Arts+ Crafts Holdings will present a check to the Friends of the Rail Park from the proceeds of the 2018 Benefit Exhibition, Into the Light.
November 3, 2018
Fall Tours 2018
Join us for a street-level walking tour of the Rail Park in the unbeatable fall weather. Learn about the history of the site and the vision for the future, ending at the beautiful, now-open site of Phase 1.
October 7, 2018
Join five local breweries for an afternoon of music, food, and fun at The Patio at 10th & Hamilton, hosted by the Trestle Inn. Plus there will be a DJ, food trucks, and Rail Park gear available for purchase. And 25% of all ticket sales will support the Rail Park!
October 5, 2018
Into the Light Closing Reception
Come take a final look at Into the Light, an art exhibition that benefits the Rail Park, at the Closing Reception on October 5.
September 7, 2018
Into the Light Art Exhibition
Join us on Friday, September 7, for the Opening Reception of Into the Light, an art exhibition featuring over 300 works of art—and benefitting the Rail Park.
July 14 - August 18, 2018
Join Friends of the Rail Park board members for a street-level walking tour of the Rail Park. Learn about the history of the site and the vision for the park, as you follow along the submerged and elevated sections of the former Reading Railroad.
SAT—July 14, 2018 | 10 AM
SAT—July 14, 2018 | 6 PM
SAT—July 21, 2018 | 10 AM
THU—July 26, 2018 | 6 PM
SAT—July 28, 2018 | 10 AM
SUN—July 29, 2018 | 10 AM
SAT—Aug 4, 2018 | 4 PM
SAT—Aug 18, 2018 | 6 PM
Tours cover 1.5 miles. Sturdy shoes or sneakers and drinking water are recommended. Space is limited, so reserve your tickets early.
June 14, 2018
Phase 1 Opening
The wait is finally over. Phase 1 of the Rail Park will open on June 14, and we couldn’t possibly be more excited.
Please join us for the official opening ceremony:
13th and Noble Streets
March 8, 2018
Party for the Park
On March 8, 2018, we’re hosting a cocktail party and concert at Voyeur Nightclub to benefit the Rail Park. The VIP Cocktail Reception from 6-8 pm will feature an open bar, hors d’oeuvres by 13th Street Kitchens and Di Bruno Bros., and Philly DJ Lean Wit It. At 8 pm the main concert will begin, featuring musicians Sango, Bosco, and Xavier Omar, as well as Philly’s own DJs Sylo and Hvnlee.
August 21 - November 9, 2017
Join Friends of the Rail Park board members for a street-level walking tour of the proposed site of Philadelphia’s next great public space.
June 15, 2017
Party for the Rail Park on June 15, 2017
To support the ongoing growth of the Rail Park, we’re throwing a party at the brand new Roy Pitz Barrel House in Philadelphia. We want you to join us.
June 7, 2017
BYOD Happy Hour at the Trestle Inn
Every first Wednesday from June to August we host a local rescue with adoptable pets on-site and treats provided by Doggie Style Pets. If you already have a beloved buddy, BYOD – Bring Your Own Dog!
March 25 - April 22, 2017
Join Friends of the Rail Park board members for a street-level walking tour of the proposed site of Philadelphia’s next great public space. This street-level tour will follow along elevated and submerged sections of the former Reading Railroad, and tour
October 7, 2016
Join us for Unsung at The Rail Park, hosted by Mural Arts.