Celebrate the expansive, 348-acre FDR Park, home to lakes, a skate park, golf course, tennis courts, the American Swedish Historical Museum and much more, at the second-annual Glow in the Park fundraiser for the Fairmount Park Conservancy.
Tomorrow, Thursday, October 24, from 6 to 9 p.m., drink, dance, mingle and dine underneath the historic boathouse at FDR Park as it is illuminated for the festive occasion.
Tickets are $75 in advance and $100 at the door for non Fairmount Park Conservancy members and $45 in advance and at the door for members. Non-member tickets to Glow in the Park include a $50-yearlong membership to the Fairmount Park Conservancy and the Park Perk Pass, pass holders receive discounts at tons of museums, attractions and restaurants in the Philadelphia area. Sounds like a great deal to us!
Tickets get you access to a three-hour open bar featuring wine, beer and cocktails from Art in the Age, bites from local food trucks, fire dancers and live music all night from the New Sound Brass Band all while raising a glass to the upkeep and programs of the many parks in the Philadelphia area.
For those planning on biking to the fete, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is leading a bike ride from the Northwest corner of Rittenhouse Square. Bicyclists will leave at 5:45 p.m.
Bonus: New Uber users, use the code GLOWPARK for a $20 credit to (or from) the event.
Glow in the Park
When: Thursday, October 24, 6-9 p.m.
Where: FDR Park, 1900 Pattison Avenue
Cost: Members, $45; Non-members, $75 in advance; $100 at the door
More info: www.myphillypark.com