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Fairmount Park Conservancy

Fall Fungi Identification Hike

Philadelphia, PA EST
Maitake, lion's mane, and oyster mushrooms–with the cooler weather and rainy days of autumn, the forest starts to come alive with different varieties of fungi. Hike along Boxer's Trail with leaders of the Philadelphia Mycolo… read more

FDR Park Walk and Talk

Philadelphia, PA EST
Join Maura McCarthy, Fairmount Park Conservancy's Executive Director and Justin DiBerardinis, FDR Park Manager for a series of "Walk and Talks" at FDR Park.

Cheers for Volunteers 2022

Philadelphia, PA EST
Join us for the 2022 Cheers for Volunteers party! Let’s celebrate another year of loving our public spaces with food, beverages, dancing, and special prizes. Meet us at beloved Galdo’s Catering and Entertainment in South Phi… read more

CELEBRATE SOLSTICE: Night Hike & Stargazing Party

Philadelphia, PA EST
The Winter Solstice, the oldest known winter celebration, is derived from the Latin word “solstitium,” which means “sun standing still.” Occurring at the moment the North Pole is tilted the farthest away from the sun, the so… read more
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Past Events

TRAILS to ALES: Guided Hike & Drinks with Brad Maule

TRAILS to ALES: Guided Hike & Drinks with Brad Maule

Philadelphia, PA
Join us for a special hike series in Fairmount Park and the Wissahickon that ends with cold drinks and tasty food at one of our favorite nearby “watering holes.” 8/20: “East Park Olde Style” (Boxers’ Trail/Lemon Hill Trail one-way, point-to-point ending at  Fairmount Water Works Parks on Tap) 9…
Fri, Jul 30 2021 6:00 PM Sat, Oct 22 2022 7:00 PM

Yoga in the Park

Yoga in the Park

Philadelphia, PA
This fall, find your peaceful place in the greenspace! There's no better way to connect with your practice and with other people than outdoor yoga. Join us for a socially-distanced yoga classes held in Fairmount Park's beautiful Azalea Garden.  These all-levels classes take place Sundays from 10:0…
Sun, Jun 13 2021 10:00 AM Sun, Nov 13 2022 11:00 AM

Sound Healing Meditation on the Trolley Trail

Sound Healing Meditation on the Trolley Trail

Philadelphia, PA
Join us for a one of a kind immersive experience with Reiki Master and Sound Meditation Practitioner Tamara Murphy El. Let the soothing sounds of nature meld with rhythmic echos of bowls. Manage your stress, improve your wellbeing, and literally find your grounding on a historic Fairmount Park trai…
Sun, May 9 2021 9:00 AM Sun, Oct 23 2022 9:30 AM

Take a Hike on the Trolley Trail!

Take a Hike on the Trolley Trail!

Philadelphia, PA
Join Kevin Roche, Fairmount Park Conservancy staff member, hike leader, and Trolley Trail enthusiast for a hike through the park's fascinating past and present! The Fairmount Park Trolley operated in East & West Park from 1896-1946 providing a reliable and enjoyable means of accessing park amenitie…
Sat, May 1 2021 10:00 AM Sun, Nov 6 2022 12:30 PM

PARK AFTER DARK: Moonwalk in East Park

PARK AFTER DARK: Moonwalk in East Park

Philadelphia, PA
Our full moon hike series contintues with the appearance of November’s full moon called the “Beaver Moon” according to the Farmers Almanac.  First, we'll use the moonlight to guide us on a short hike on a portion of Lemon Hill Trail, appreciating nature lit by the glowing moon. Using minimal artif…
Wed, Feb 16 2022 6:00 PM Tue, Nov 8 2022 8:00 PM

Parkside Past, Parkside Present: Neighborhood & Centennial District Walking Tour

Parkside Past, Parkside Present: Neighborhood & Centennial District Walking Tour

Philadelphia, PA
Join us for a special walking tour of Parkside with Michael Burch (science educator, community organizer, and founder of the Parkside Journal) and John Sigmund (Public Programs Coordinator and passionate park history buff).  Parkside. The name says it all — it's the neighborhood beside West Fairmou…
Sat, May 22 2021 1:00 PM Sat, Nov 5 2022 12:30 PM

“Gran Fiesta De Los Muertos” Day of the Dead Celebration & Workshop at FDR Park

“Gran Fiesta De Los Muertos” Day of the Dead Celebration & Workshop at FDR Park

Philadelphia, PA
[ español abajo ] Fairmount Park Conservancy and artist Cesar Viveros invite you to "Huey Mikailhuitl – La Gran Fiesta De Los Muertos" - Day of the Dead art workshop and festivities!  Participants will learn about traditions and artistic practices of Mexico‘s Dia de los Muertos, including a perfo…
Thursday, November 3 2022 6:00 PM 9:00 PM

PARK AFTER DARK: Stargazing in the Grass

PARK AFTER DARK: Stargazing in the Grass

Philadelphia, PA
Meet on the hill and let your eyes wander the skies! Join astronomy educator Buddy Muhler and stargazers of all ages at Lemon Hill to learn about the astronomical wonders of the night sky. We'll gaze at planets and the crescent moon- the best phase for seeing it's textured surface!Novice and exper…
Tue, Jun 15 2021 8:30 PM Tue, Nov 1 2022 8:30 PM

Tree Tour & Fireside Chat with Dan the Tree Man

Tree Tour & Fireside Chat with Dan the Tree Man

Philadelphia, PA
Take a TREE-mendous tour of our park's biggest and most abundant assets! HIKE (2:30-5:00 pm)Did you know that there are over 100 species of trees in the Fairmount Park system? Let's take a hike to meet a few! Join arborist Dan O'Donnell, aka: "Dan the Tree Man" for a tree huggers hike through the …
Sat, Nov 20 2021 3:00 PM Sat, Nov 19 2022 5:30 PM
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