Do you guys all know about The Oval? It opened this week and is transforming Eakins Oval’s eight acres of public space at the base of the Ben Franklin Parkway into a “Park on the Parkway.”
The Oval will be open from July 17 through August 18, 2013, Tuesday through Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Each day at The Oval will have a different programming theme:
Wednesdays, Arts & Culture
Fridays, Food & Flicks
Saturdays, Live Music Series
Sundays, Family Fun Day
Don’t miss the free daytime and evening programming—for all ages and interests; free interactive games and fitness activities; free educational and environmental programs; free live entertainment; free movie nights; and new food trucks daily.
Check out the full calendar of fun events happening at The Oval this summer!
If you go:
The Oval is located on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. It is near a few of the most popular tourist destinations in Philadelphia, including The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Rocky statue, The Barnes Foundation, The Franklin Institute, Academy of Natural Sciences, Free Library and Rodin Museum.