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Franklin Square

Franklin Square. (Credit: Dan Majka.)

Hear Philly: From Milkshakes To Mini Golf, Franklin Square Has It All

Renovated in 2006, Franklin Square is filled with a variety of activities, including Center City’s only 18-hole miniature golf course, designed after many favorite Philly spots.

03/13/2014

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Top Spots To Go Caroling In Philadelphia

In Philadelphia, there are many ways to enjoy caroling — whether as an observer or an active singer.

12/10/2013

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Top Tourist Attractions In Philadelphia Worth The Hype

Whether you are traveling alone, with a loved one or are bringing the entire family, this city has something you are sure to enjoy.

11/22/2013

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Peco, Historic Philadelphia Prepare To Light Up Holiday Season In Franklin Square

At Franklin Square, PECO workers and volunteers were busy Tuesday getting the park ready for the holidays.

11/12/2013

Pumpkin Patch Attracts Fall Revelers

Top Fall Festivals In Philadelphia

Make the most of the autumn season at the top five fall festivals in the Philadelphia area for 2013.

09/13/2013

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Philadelphians Enjoy The Sunshine Around The City

With pretty much perfect temperatures, Sunday proved to be a great day to get outside. Philadelphians didn’t waste the opportunity.

08/04/2013

Stephen Starr's Square Burger food stand provides premium  snack choices to park-goers. (Credit: Timothy McLaughlin)

Top Cheap Treats Under $5 In Philadelphia

Everyone loves to get gussied up and enjoy a night on the town, but eating well in Philadelphia doesn’t have to be fancy or expensive.

07/06/2013

(An Adventure Aquarium animal handler shows kids in Franklin Square a baby alligator.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Camden’s Aquarium Critters Pay a Visit To Philadelphia

Folks from the Camden Aquarium set up some of their smaller animals on display for the children at Franklin Square on Friday afternoon.

07/05/2013

(Families enjoying Franklin Square on July 3rd.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Philadelphia Named a Top City For Families Visiting With Kids

From among a hundred cities evaluated, Philadelphia came in at number 10.

07/03/2013

(The Cabinetmaker's Apprentices entertain visitors near the ticket counter of Historic Philadelphia.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Summer Activities Offered For Schoolkids Throughout Philadelphia’s Historic District

As summer gets underway for the region’s schoolchildren, the tourism agency Historic Philadelphia wants to help parents fill the time off.

06/18/2013

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Plenty To Do If You’re Staying In Town For Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend in Philadelphia is full of events. For example you can celebrate the holiday all week long at the National Constitution Center.

05/24/2013

(Philadelphia Police and Fire Bagpipers play during the Living Flame memorial ceremony.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Names of Philadelphia’s Latest Fallen Heroes Added To Franklin Square Memorial

Three names were added: those of police officers Brian Lorenzo and Moses Walker, killed last summer, and fire captain Michael Goodwin, killed just last month fighting a fire in South Philadelphia.

05/01/2013

(John Jowanna gets a soft ice cream cone at the "Square Burger" concession stand in Franklin Square.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

As Philly Temperatures Soar, So Do Ice Cream and Water Ice Sales

It wasn’t too long ago that we were scraping ice off our windshields. Now, we’re eating it!

04/10/2013

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Free Carousel Rides, Cake Shake Samplings At Franklin Square

Franklin Square will kick off it’s seventh season starting at noon on Wednesday.

03/20/2013

(Workers review a checklist before reopening the Franklin Square carousel for the season.  Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Franklin Square Carousel, Miniature Golf Reopened For Tourist Season

The tourist attractions in Franklin Square are officially open to the public once again — a sign that spring is right around the corner.

03/01/2013

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