Park Events

Park ranger walking down a tree-lined path with visitors.

Walking tours, illustrated programs, exhibits, and even concerts are just some of the ranger-led and park sponsored events we have planned.

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Exhibit: Protesting for Equal Rights: 50th Anniversary - Reminder Day

Dates: Thursday, June 4 thru Sunday, July 26, 2015
Times: 9:00am to 7:00pm
Location: Liberty Bell Center, between Market and Chestnut Streets and 5th and 6th Streets
Cost: FREE

Discover the courageous actions that members of the gay and lesbian community took to gain civil rights in this temporary exhibit. See our Calendar of Events for full event information.
 
Ranger Program: Independence Hall and the History of Gay Rights in Philadelphia

Dates: Friday, June 5 thru Sunday June 7, 2015
Time: 2:00pm
Location: Independence Visitor Center Theater, 6th and Market Streets
Cost: FREE

Join a park ranger to hear about the LGBT movement's roots at Independence Hall (45 minutes). See our Calendar of events for full event information.
 
Detail of the front of Independence Hall and bronze statue of George Washington.

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Flag Day Celebration: "Stripes and Stars 2015"

Date: Sunday, June 14, 2015
Time: 8:00am to 3:00pm
Location: Locations throughout the park
Cost: FREE

Celebrate Flag Day and the birthday of the United States Army with pomp, parade, and even skydivers! See our Calendar of Events for full event information.
 

Walking Tour: The British Occupation of Philadelphia

Dates: Saturday & Sunday, June 20 & 21, 2015
Time: 3:00pm
Location: Meet at Franklin Court Courtyard, between Market and Chestnut Streets and 3rd and 4th Streets
Cost: FREE

Join a park ranger for a one hour walking tour and hear the stories of the officers, the soldiers, and the civilians during the British occupation of Philadelphia (1 hour). See our Calendar of Events for full event information.

 
Film Screening: "Supper, People on the Move

Date: Friday, June 26, 2015
Time: 8:00pm
Location: Independence Mall, between Chestnut and Market Streets, and 5th and 6th Streets
Cost: FREE

Enjoy an evening under the stars watching a screening of the Cardell Dance Theater's major new dance, "Supper, People on the Move" (90 minutes). See our Calendar of Events for full event information.

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