Fairmount Park Conservancy


Recreation Dept. and Fairmount Park Tap Avram Hornik for Parks on Tap

Earlier this year, we told you that Philadelphia’s Parks & Recreation Department and the Fairmount Park Conservancy were accepting proposals to operate a rotating series of beer gardens […]

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The Guided Trail Runs That Will Get You Off Kelly Drive This Summer 

Back in 2014, the Fairmount Park Conservancy launched its guided trail-running series through the beautiful — but often overlooked — trails of Belmont Plateau. The […]

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Discover Hidden Wonders in Fairmount Park with This Guided Hiking Series

When you think of Philadelphia, vibrant woodlands aren’t the first thing that comes to mind — but Philly is actually teeming with natural acres of […]

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Yay! Guided Trail Runs Through the Belmont Plateau Trails Are Back

Things that are making me happy this morning: The weather forecast predicting a high of 79 degrees today (!!), the Health-Ade Cayenne Cleanse kombucha I’m […]

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Get Ready for More Beer Gardens this Summer

Let’s fantasize together for a moment: It’s a beautiful Saturday in the summertime. You have no plans. While thinking about what to do, you get a text […]

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Run Through Philly Parks to Yards Brewing Company This Sunday

This Sunday, the Fairmount Park Conservancy is teaming up with Yards Brewing Company for a free five-mile run that sounds just lovely: The run will […]

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Date Set for Annual GLOW in the Park

Fairmount Park Conservancy (FPC)’s annual, much-loved GLOW in the Park festival has been scheduled for Thursday October 22nd. The evening event—now in its fourth year—sees the […]

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Fairmount Park Conservancy Awarded $3 Million Arts Grant from the White House

Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park Conservancy (FPC) is in the national spotlight this week after President Obama announced that it, along with only five other organizations nationwide, will […]

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PHOTOS: Check Out the Oval Before It’s Covered in People

After being delayed after yesterday’s rain storm, the Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation are ready to officially open Eakins Oval tonight on the […]

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Lemon Hill’s New Saturday-Morning Yoga Series Starts This Weekend

Hey runners, we’re thinking this is the perfect incentive to get you running hills every week: The Fairmount Park Conservancy is hosting a weekly yoga […]


Art, Architecture, Food Trucks And Beer Coming To The Oval

Saint-Gobain, a Parisian building materials company, will be traveling the globe this summer to commemorate their 350th anniversary with an installation exhibition (like you do). Philadelphia, the […]

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Fairmount Park Conservancy 8th Annual Centennial Celebration

More than 500 park supporters attended the Fairmount Park Conservancy’s 8th Annual Centennial Celebration held at the Fairmount Park Horticulture Center last night. This year’s […]

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Hooray! Guided Trail Runs in West Fairmount Park Return This Spring

We’re trying our hardest to forget all about this long, cold, dreary winter. (Yes, yes, despite all the snow predicted for tomorrow.) So we’re thrilled when […]

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Do This: First-Ever Jingle Jog Around the Historic Houses of Fairmount Park

And the holiday runs just keep on comin’, folks: December 6th, Fairmount Park Conservancy is hosting the first-ever jingle jog, an 8.2-mile run through Fairmount […]

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Date Set For Love Your Park Fall Service Day

Before the hard winter chill sets in, get outdoors for a special citywide project to clean up our local parks and prepare them for the […]