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Saturday July 19

Youth Soccer Programming

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Get out and play with Soccer Shots! A nationally recognized program, Soccer Shots will be on site offering a high energy, fun, age-appropriate introduction to soccer. Programming includes mini-lessons and the opportunity to kick a goal. Each child that scores a goal will receive a small prize! Ages 2 – 12. Free!

Big Games Big Fun

12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

On Saturdays only come by the Oval for extra large games! In addition to big chess and checkers, challenge your friends to giant Jenga and Connect Four.

Play Tennis with the Philadelphia Freedoms

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come out and play tennis at the Eakins Oval with Philly’s professional tennis team, the Philadelphia Freedoms. All are invited to meet the members of the Freedoms, the team mascot and local tennis pros who will be on hand to give tennis lessons to sports fans of all ages. To learn more about the Philadelphia […]

Beer Garden

2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Enjoy a brew with a view at the newly designed beer garden at The Oval, created by local garden designer Brian Dragon. Built with repurposed park artifacts, including man hole covers, reclaimed bluestone, granite benches and bollards, and tree grates, The Oval’s beer garden is a breezy getaway under the trees. Try your hand at […]

Vendy Awards Winner’s Circle

12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Taste the best of Philly food trucks as as the winners of the 2014 Vendy Awards gather at The Oval! Enjoy Bonjour Creperie, Pie Stand, Vernalicious, Delicias and Lil Pop Shop.


4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Everyone’s favorite pub quiz comes to The Oval! Bring your friends and family for a fun afternoon of tough trivia with Philadelphia’s own Johnny Goodtimes. Play in or out of the beer garden for a chance to win a great prize plus ultimate bragging rights.

Philly Reggae Band

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Philly Reggae and Dub band is an initiative to contribute a more authentic representation of Reggae music in the city of Philadelphia and beyond. Philly Reggae Band is under the direction of Jamaican born, Philly raised artists, Jonifin Marvin Benjamin. With deep roots in Jamaican culture as well as American music culture the direction […]

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  • Fairmount Park Conservancy
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  • Saint Gobain
  • Commonwealth Connections

About The Oval

The Oval is an initiative of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation in partnership with the Fairmount Park Conservancy.

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Have Questions? Call (215) 422-4169 or email Erin Nardini for more information


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