The Friends of Louis I. Kahn Park welcome you, and encourage everyone to enjoy your neighborhood park in the heart of Washington Square West, in Center City Philadelphia. Learn more about the history of Kahn Park, and find information on upcoming events, such as our annual Summer Concert Series!

Get involvedVolunteer to help with plantings or events, or contribute to the park’s initiatives and activities through a general donation or the Endowment Fund.

Stay connected. Check out our Facebook, page or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for news updates, events, and more! Visit the Contacts page  if you wish to give us your email address and name so that we can notify you of news and events by email.


Children’s Party and Jamboree

Sunday, June 10 – RAIN DATE!
12:00 pm – 3:00 PM
Come one, come all! You are invited to to the 2nd Annual Children’s Party and Jamboree, brought to you by the Friends of Kahn Park. Activities will include live music, an exotic animal, show, face painting and circus performers…all FREE of charge!

This popular neighborhood event will feature food and fun for kids of all ages under the treetops!



Summer Concert Series

SummerConcertLogoEvery Summer The Friends of Louis I. Kahn Park sponsor a series of five free concerts that take place in the park from May through September, and are open to the public. Soak in the sounds of a diverse group of talented musicians and savor delicacies from area food trucks and vendors under a canopy of trees and stars. Don’t miss your chance to win raffle prizes from neighborhood restaurants and merchants, while supporting the Friends of Louis I. Kahn Park.


Hank’s Cadillac
Wednesday, June 13 – 7:30 PM

Roots music with a touch of country, classic rock, and standards.
Rain date: June 14

Jean Therapy
Wednesday, July 18 – 7:30 PM
60’s and 70’s rock fusion and classic jazz: A retro and modern mix.
Rain date: July 19

Philly Gumbo
Wednesday, August 15 – 7:30 PM

A mix of New Orleans blues, funk, soul and reggae.
Rain date: August 16

Merion Concert Band
Sunday, September 16 – 3:00 PM
Our traditional season closer, a full size concert band will play pops and patriotic favorites
Rain date: September 23

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Would you like to receive emailed notification of upcoming concerts and other park events?  Use our handy contact form to share your email address with us.

Just click on “Contact Information” in the menu above.  The new contact form is at the top of the Contact Information page.

Charming city park located in the Washington Square West neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA. Managed and funded by the Friends of Kahn Park and our generous donors.