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This Oval+ Opens This Week

posted Jul 17, 2017, 6:31 AM by David Cardy   [ updated Jul 17, 2017, 9:34 AM ]
Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation will host the fifth summer of The Oval with expanded programming this year called The Oval+ presented by PNC.

Opening day is Thursday, July 20th at 11am.

The Oval+ will be open Wednesdays through Sundays 11am-11pm through August 20th. Free
activities include an interactive art installation, a maze, 9-hole mini golf, bean bag toss, chalkboards, Legos, Connect Four, ping pong, a sandbox, chess and checkers in addition to the great offerings for our themed days; Wellness Wednesdays, Arts & Culture Thursdays, Food & Flicks Fridays, Game Day Saturdays and Family Fun Sundays. For the full schedule, visit

Beer Garden hours: Wednesday-Friday: 5-11pm; Saturday-Sunday: 2-11pm

In addition to programs at Eakins Oval, programming will be expanded to include Aviator Park and Shakespeare Park.

Read more about the vision for this year's Oval+ in the Philadelphia Inquirer.