Rail Park Block Party

Rail Park Block Party

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The Rail Park

1300 Noble Street

Philadelphia, PA 19123

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Join Friends of the Rail Park for the first annual Block Party, a day of community connection and celebration.

About this event

During this free event, Noble Street will come alive with family-friendly activities, live performances, and public displays. Come out and plant, learn, ride, dance, and play with us!

All day activities (2-6 PM):

- Liberation Journeys Installation by People’s Paper Co-op

- Stoop Games

- Rail Park Time Capsule Mapping

- Pop Up Skatepark

- Philadelphia Parks & Recreation PlayStreets

- Sol Garden Wellness Experience

  • DJ Set + Sound Bowls
  • Plant + Paint
  • Community Art Making

- Doggie Bandana Decorating with Heart + Paw

-The Franklin Institute Mission2Mars

- Neighborhood Bar + Restaurant Specials

- Community Information Tables

  • West Poplar Neighborhood Association
  • Callowhill Archery
  • The Rounds Co.
  • The Block Church
  • + more


- 2-4 PM: Learn to ride a bike with Indego*

- 2-4 PM: Seed Swap with Asian Arts Initiative, Truelove Seeds, + Bahay215

- 2-4 PM: Railroad History Trivia with Friends of Mathias Baldwin Park

- 3-4:30 PM: Learn to skateboard with Skate the Foundry*

  • Lesson 1: 3-3:45 PM (6-9 y/o)
  • Lesson 2: 3:45-4:30 PM (10+ y/o)

- 4- 8 PM: Go-Go on the Block at the Trestle Inn

- 6-8 PM: Performance by SNACKTIME

*Registration required



    *In case of inclement weather, the Block Party will be postponed to Sunday, June 12, 2022.

  • The Rail Park has one ADA-accessible entrance on Noble Street. You can enter the Rail Park by ramp East of Broad on Noble Street, or by stairs on Callowhill Street between 11th and 12th St. The Callowhill entrance requires using stairs.
  • The Rail Park is completely outdoors with the tree cover only. We will provide canopies that will offer shade and relief from the sun while it’s still out. We recommend dressing appropriately for the weather, with comfortable and protective clothing.
  • Masking is strongly encouraged within six feet of other people. We will have protective face masks and hand sanitizer available at the park.
  • There will be port-a-potties on-site for public use
  • There will be an acoustic performance from 6-8 PM. We recommend bringing ear protection if you are sensitive to sound. Additionally, we will provide earplugs for anyone who needs
  • Please refer to our full Know Before you Go Guide for more information about how to navigate the park safely and comfortably.

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