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Parks on Tap will return summer 2017.

April 17, 2017

Parks on Tap 2017: Here's where the beer gardens will be popping up this summer

Check out the schedule, which features a mix of new additions and parks from the previous season

Back in Februarythe Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and FCM Hospitality gave us great news. Parks on Tap, the traveling beer garden, would return for summer 2017.

This season, Parks on Tap announced it would be traveling to 20 different parks. Below are 16 of the confirmed locations and dates.

Location  Date
Azalea GardenMay 17 through May 21  
FDR Park Boathouse May 24 through May 29 
Belmont Plateau May 31 through June 4 
Matthias Baldwin Park  June 7 through June 11
Columbus Square  June 14 through June 18
Paine's Park June 21 through July 3 
Strawberry Mansion Bridge June 28 through July 4 
Shofuso Japanese House & Garden  July 5 through July 9
Schuylkill Banks July 12 through July 23 
Jefferson Square Park July 19 through July 30 
Lemon Hill July 26 through Aug. 6 
 Aviator ParkAug. 2 through Aug. 13 
Gorgas Park Aug. 9 through Aug. 13 
Penn Treaty Park Aug. 16 through Aug. 20 
Clark Park Aug. 23 through Sept. 4 
Cliveden Park Aug. 30 through Sept. 4 


Some are repeats from last year, when Parks on Tap first launched, while others are new.

On Wednesdays and Thursdays, the beer garden will be open from 5-10 p.m. On Fridays and Saturdays, the hours are extended, with the garden opening at 1 p.m. and closing at 11 p.m. Hours of operation on Sundays are noon to 10 p.m.

"We provide fresh food, beer on tap, wine, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages in a festive outdoor environment, featuring comfortable chairs, hammocks and clean restrooms," Parks on Tap states.