Dilworth Park

The city's lively centerpiece, with a cafe, lush lawn, tree groves, and a fountain, which converts into an ice skating rink in winter.

Visitor Information

Location & Hours

Dilworth Park

1 S 15th St (West Side of City Hall)
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Open 6 a.m. - 1 a.m., 7 days a week

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Dilworth Park Events

Enjoy free events at Dilworth Park all year long. From evening fitness classes to lunchtime music performances, check out our schedule of events.

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TD Bank presents Pictures in the Park

Every Friday night this season, the Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes at the Franklin Institute will sponsor a lineup of super hero smash-hits and fantastic fantasies. TD Bank will give away free popcorn to guests while supplies last. The Dilworth Park Café will also be stocked with snacks for an additional cost, plus beer, wine and cocktails for guests 21 and older.

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About the Park  

Dilworth Park, on the west side of Philadelphia's City Hall, was completely renovated and is now managed by the Center City District through a long-term lease with the City of Philadelphia. As Philadelphia’s Center Square, it is designed as a high-quality gateway to public transit and as a civic place with on-going programming, amenities, and activities that benefit the public and support the mission of the park. For an overview of the goals and mission of the park, click here.

Dilworth Park is a beautifully appointed park with an interactive fountain, lush lawn and tree grove seating areas, which features a café. The fountain, open in the warmer months, transforms into an ice skating rink each winter. Both are favorite activities for kids and adults alike. Spring through fall the park is bustling with people enjoying the many activities happening all week long. Festivals, live musical performances, outdoor movie screenings, and happy hour specials bring an audience to the park at all hours of the day and night. Plus, you can stay connected with free XFINITY WiFi at Dilworth Park. And all of this activity is taking place above a major transit hub.

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Dilworth Park has been transformed from an inaccessible, multi-level, hard-surface plaza into a sustainable, well-maintained, green public space without stairs or barriers from the street. By covering existing openings and removing unnecessary walls, steps and barriers, the renovated Dilworth Park now has 20,571 square feet of new useable area (an increase of 21%) resulting in an expanded 120,557-square-foot public space. The underground has been dramatically improved as a new transit gateway, providing entrances to Broad Street and Market Street subways and the trolley lines. New elevators make the transit levels accessible for the first time. For information about all events taking place at Dilworth Park, you can stop by the Information Booth at the park.

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Park Features

Dining in Dilworth Park

Dilworth Park Café and Air Grille offer a one-of-a-kind urban dining experience for commuters, residents and visitors in the heart of Center City.

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Park Rentals

Dilworth Park Rentals

Dilworth Park is in the ranks of the city’s most desirable venues. This grand, state-of-the-art park sets a new standard for social, celebratory and business functions, and offers the flexibility to accommodate every need. Imagine your networking event, corporate or wedding reception or, milestone birthday party at the center of Center City, adjacent to Philadelphia's historic City Hall.

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Support the Parks


Transformative projects like Dilworth Park cannot happen without public and private partners who recognize the importance of accessible transit and high quality public spaces to the success of Philadelphia. We thank them for their support!

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CCD Foundation

Become a part of Philadelphia's success.

The Center City District Foundation (CCDF) is the charity of choice for engaged citizens who care deeply about the vitality and competitiveness of Center City. Working together with the CCD and CPDC, CCDF supports initiatives that improve the quality of life and make downtown Philadelphia unique and engaging.