GLOW in the Park 2018

By Fairmount Park Conservancy (other events)

Thursday, October 18 2018 6:00 PM 9:30 PM EDT

Do you love Philadelphia’s Parks? GLOW in the Park is Fairmount Park Conservancy’s 7th annual event to showcase Philly’s amazing parks and build the next generation of park champions. Please join us as at the Fairmount Park Horticulture Center as we light up the night and host fellow park lovers for an evening of music, food, drinks and surprises. Proceeds from this event go to support Fairmount Park Conservancy's work in Philadelphia's parks. 

New to GLOW? Check out this video from last year's event and click to see event photos from 20132014 20152016, and 2017.


Non-Member: $75 per person by 5pm on 10/18 and $100 at the door. Includes $35 level membership(s) to the Fairmount Park Conservancy plus food, drinks and entertainment. Use your membership to register for free upcoming events like hikes, yoga classes, trail runs and more. To upgrade your membership to a higher level (see info on benefits at the very bottom) simply add the desired upgrade to your shopping cart.

Fairmount Park Conservancy Members: $45 includes food, drinks and entertainment. Member discount code was included in a members-only email we recently sent and is available by calling 215-988-9334. Discount code must be used on the purchase of regular-priced tickets.

Group Rates: Take advantage of our special group rate of $65/pp for parties of 20 or more! Learn more through our Group Rates package and please reach out to Meg Holscher, Director of Development, for more information at 215-988-9334.


  • Live music by 1960s soul and Motown band the York Street Hustle.
  • Enjoy a 3D Wire+Light™ installation by Sunil Garg.
  • Drinks provided by Yards Brewing Co. and Tito's.
  • Food by Constellation, Milk + Sugar, Miss Rachel’s Pantry (vegan), So. Phie, and Revolution Taco.
  • Dress is cocktail casual and flats or wedges are recommended.
  • Event is rain or shine. In case of rain the event will be held in the greenhouse.

The venue is located in West Fairmount Park near the Please Touch Museum and is accessible from Montgomery Drive and Lansdowne Drive. Parking and complimentary bicycle valet are available on site. Accessible from SEPTA bus routes 38 and 40 and the 15 trolley.

RSVP on Facebook and invite your friends!

Stay tuned for more details!


Thank you to Constellation, GLOW's presenting sponsor.

Interested in sponsoring GLOW? Learn more through our Sponsorship Packet and please reach out to Meg Holscher, Director of Development, for more information by calling 215-988-9334.


Fairmount Park Conservancy exists to champion Philadelphia’s parks. We lead capital projects and historic preservation efforts, foster neighborhood park stewardship, attract and leverage investments, and develop innovative programs throughout the 10,200 acres that include Fairmount Park and more than 100 neighborhood parks around the city. Philadelphia has one of the largest urban park systems in the world, providing residents with extensive health, environmental, social, economic and cultural benefits – including access to some of the region’s most famous attractions. For more information on Fairmount Park Conservancy please visit


Our members help ensure that Philadelphia’s parks are maintained and enhanced for generations to come. Members can enjoy FREE events in the park including guided hikes, yoga classes, runs and more plus discounts on other park events.

“There are no words to describe how being a member and enjoying all of the hikes, yoga classes, kayak trips, etc. has helped me over the last 3 years. Getting back to nature is good for the mind and the soul!” – Sue B., member since 2014


  • Printed copy of our new 50 Unique Experiences in Fairmount Park map (new members only)

  • Free and discounted member events including guided hikes, runs, and more!

  • Fairmount Park Conservancy stickers

  • Members e-newsletter with exclusive member-only events and first chance to register for events.

All the above plus:

  • The exclusive Park Perk Pass! Includes discounts for park institutions and partners such as museums, cafes, and cultural and recreational attractions.

  • Click here for the full list!

$100 LEVEL
All the above plus:

  • Fairmount Park Conservancy t-shirt and set of 4 blank Fairmount Park notecards

All the above plus:

  • 4 Park Perk Passes

All the above plus:

  • A Fairmount Park Conservancy tote bag