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Penn's Landing

On the Delaware River from Market St. to Lombard St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
+1 215-922-2386
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Penn’s Landing, the waterfront site where William Penn docked, is now the great gathering place for outdoor events, especially in warmer weather. A variety of concerts, presentations and athletic events celebrate this waterfront area where history mingles with present-day pursuits.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
On the Delaware River from Market St. to Lombard St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
City Center East
+1 215-922-2386
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to a concert at the Festival Pier and it was a great venue. The sound was excellent for both the opening act and the headliner. Being outdoors means you're at the mercy of the weather but lucky for us it was a beautiful...More

Thank NewTraveler28
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I visited Penn's landing along with my family on August 14, 2017. The place is wonderful and is so serene. The Delaware river passing by along with the view of the ship (USS New Jersey) is simply spectacular. There is also a skating rink and...More

Thank AnilNemani2015
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

There isn't a whole lot to do, but it's a nice way to spend some time on a nice day. Lots of food trucks, some boat museums. Can rent swan paddle boats and take boat rides. Nothing amazing but a good way to kill time.

Thank Amy N
Reviewed 21 July 2017

There wasn't anything special about this area. I think it is more of a bar area in Old Town. I believe they had a fair down on the waterfront but we didn't feel like walking down there since it was getting kind of late and...More

1  Thank CandyBrain
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Friendly and fun day filled with strangers laughing and skating about a clean and well kept skating floor. The food was delicious and appeasing to any tastebuds, filled with variety and affordability! We even managed to score complimentary cards for future visit. Penns Landing marked...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Penns Landing has many things to do, museum, food stalls, arcade, boat rental. You could easily spend the day here and just do it all. Very clean and nice.

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Had a really great time at the Latin festival great food and music,weather was just right.I have not been here in years but had so much fun I will be back real soon.

Thank archie107
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a nice place to cool off on one the their hammocks or just sit around and enjoy a drink or an ice cream. I would say that their refreshments were overpriced and not all shops were open on that day (weekday). My kids...More

1  Thank wildorchid99
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Location is nice. But unfortunately it was raining. Parking is very expensive ($20). Was not very impressed.

Thank Mohit V
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

After leaving in the Philly metro for 22 years it was the very first time that I visited. I really enjoy the whole setting which was topped with fireworks for an early 4th celebration. there was also an army band playing patriotic songs. thank you...More

Thank gusvour
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nicole c
24 July 2015|
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Response from ilivennj | Reviewed this property |
None that I could find within a mile or so. I'd suggest taking a bus. Parking is too expensive.
10 July 2015|
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Response from dwert5 | Reviewed this property |
If you walk down Market or Chestnut streets, you will see many cute restaurants. I haven't eaten at a "seafood" restaurant, but Buddakan was great. There is also an Italian restaurant with a view of the river that I haven't... More
19 April 2015|
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Response from NancyB710 |
thanks so much!