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March 20, 2019

Parks on Tap will visit a different Philly park each week for 23 weeks

The traveling beer garden is coming to a green space near you

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Parks on Tap kicked off its 2017 season in the Azalea Garden behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art near Kelly Drive, Wednesday, May 17, 2017.

Wednesday, April 24, Parks on Tap returns for its fourth season, bringing pop-up beer gardens to neighborhood parks across the city.

Each week, beer and food stands, seating and tables, hammocks, games and restrooms will be set up at a different public green space. Most weeks, the beer garden will be open Wednesday through Sunday.

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This year, Parks on Tap will kick off at the Azalea Garden by the Philadelphia Museum of Art and visit new locations, including Fisher Park (Olney), McMichael Park (East Falls) and the Discovery Center (East Fairmount Park), throughout the season.

Parks on Tap will run for 23 weeks, ending Sunday, Sept. 29. The program aims to engage the Philadelphia community and give back to neighborhood parks.

Below, check out the full schedule of where Parks on Tap will visit this season. You can also visit the Parks on Tap website for more info.

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An employee pours a beer at Parks on Tap.

4/24-4/28 Azalea Garden (Fairmount)
5/1-5/5 Historic Rittenhouse Town (Wissahickon)
5/8-5/12 Columbus Square (South Philadelphia)
5/15-5/19 Fernhill Park (Germantown)
5/22-5/27 FDR Park (South Philadelphia)
5/29-6/2 Fisher Park (Olney)
6/5-6/9 Schuylkill Banks (Center City)
6/12-6/16 Belmont Plateau (West Fairmount Park)
6/19-6/23 Campbell Square (Port Richmond/Kensington)
6/26-6/30 Matthias Baldwin Park (Spring Garden/Center City)
7/3-7/7 Shofuso Japanese House & Garden (West Fairmount Park)
7/10-7/14 Pastorius Park (Chestnut Hill)
7/17-7/21 Discovery Center (East Fairmount Park/Strawberry Mansion)
7/24-7/28 Fairmount Water Works (Fairmount)
7/31-8/4 Gorgas Park (Roxborough)
8/7-8/11 Dickinson Square Park (South Philadelphia)
8/14-8/18 Burholme Park (Northeast)
8/21-8/25 McMichael Park (East Falls)
8/28-9/2 Clark Park (West Philadelphia)
9/4-9/8 Lemon Hill (East Fairmount Park)
9/11-9/15 Penn Treaty Park (Fishtown)
9/18-9/22 Pretzel Park (Manayunk)
9/25-9/29 Strawberry Mansion Bridge

New for 2019, Parks on Tap is aiming to reduce waste by offering a reusable custom Parks on Tap plastic cup for $1. A specialty Parks on Tap silicone pint cup will also be available for $15. 

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Parks on Tap cups.

The cups will both feature the Parks on Tap logo and those who have them will receive $1 off their drink each time they reuse it.

In addition, those who present their SEPTA Key card or valid SEPTA pass will get $1 off their first drink at any Parks on Tap location (more information available here).

The traveling beer garden will be open 5-10 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4-11 p.m. on Fridays and 1-11 p.m. on Saturdays. Sundays and holidays, the hours of operation will be noon to 10 p.m.

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