Ben Franklin Parkway

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Ben Franklin Parkway History

Ben Franklin Parkway is a historic boulevard that runs through the center of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and offers views of many of the city's cultural landmarks. The boulevard runs past the Free Library of Philadelphia, the Rodin Museum, the Swann Memorial Fountain, the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and more. If you are looking to take a quick tour of the City of Brotherly Love, a drive along Ben Franklin Parkway is your best bet. There are plenty of interesting events taking place along Ben Franklin Parkway and whatever is happening you can be sure that StubHub can give you access to all the tickets you need.

Ben Franklin Parkway Events

As one of the busiest streets in Philadelphia, Ben Franklin Parkway is littered with tourist hotspots. Music lovers from all over the country are well aware of Ben Franklin Parkway as the home of the Made in America Music Festival which is a two day summer festival created by hip-hop mogul Jay-Z. The annual event features some of the biggest names in music and draws people from all over the East Coast and beyond to take part. The festival has become so popular that this year Jay-Z added a West Coast version of it that will take place in Los Angeles. The 2014 Philadelphia version of the Made in America Festival will feature some of the hottest stars of the day including Pharrell Williams, Kanye West, Kings of Leon, and more.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

As the second largest city on the East Coast, there is always plenty to do in Philadelphia. Sports fans can get their fix by attending a Phillies MLB game, an Eagles NFL game, a 76ers NBA game, or a Flyers NHL game. There are also several colleges located in the city offering top notch collegiate athletics all year. Of course getting a cheese steak and walking to the Liberty Bell is a must for people during their first visit to the City of Brotherly Love. The University of Pennsylvania boasts the Rodin Museum which has the largest Rodin collection outside of France, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the biggest museums in the country whose steps were made famous in the movie Rocky when the titular character finished a workout running up the building's stairs and raising his arms triumphantly at the top.

Ben Franklin Parkway Seating Layout

Events held at Ben Franklin Parkway are held in a closed off street and offer only general admission seating. Every event held on the boulevard are hugely popular and tickets tend to sell out fast so be sure to get yours early. Although areas in front of the stages are meant for standing only, there are plenty of nearby patches of grass and shade in which you can relax between performances.


Ben Franklin Parkway also features an outdoor sculpture garden that includes works by Henry Moore, Robert Tait McKenzie, Paul Manship, and more including the famous Rodin piece The Thinker.

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