Right in the heart of the city, you might not expect to see a stretch of green grass. But that's exactly what awaits at Rittenhouse Square Park. Situated at the intersection of Walnut and 18th, just a stone's throw away from Rittenhouse Claridge, Rittenhouse Square attracts sunbathers, lunch breakers, and everyone in between.
They all have Ben Franklin to thank for their favorite green space. He had a hand in designing five parks scattered throughout the city back in Philadelphia's earliest inception—Rittenhouse Square Park is just one of them. Head here for some fresh air and sunshine, or keep an eye on the park's upcoming schedule of events. From outdoor movie screenings to festivals and craft shows, Rittenhouse Square Park has plenty on the schedule during the warm, sunny months. It's also just steps away from boutiques and restaurants, so you'll never be left bored on a visit here.
210 Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103