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 first annual Children’s Party and Jamboree on Saturday, May 20!

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.

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Children’s Party & Jamboree

Saturday, May 20KidsPartyLogo
12:00 pm – 3:00 PM

Come one come all! It’s our first ever Children’s Party and Jamboree in Kahn Park – and you are invited! Bring your family and friends for an afternoon of fun-filled activities guaranteed to entertain kids of all ages.

Jamboree Schedule:

LIVE! Children’s Music – with Stomp & Shout

Juggling Show and Balloon Animals – with Michael LeRoy

LIVE! Children’s Music with – Stomp & Shout

LIVE! Animal Show – with Eyes of the Wild

Children’s Yoga – with Kidding Around (mats provided)

LIVE! Children’s Music with – Stomp & Shout


  • Stiltwalker – from Philadelphia School of Circus Arts
  • Face painting – by Fabulous Faces
  • Adoptable furry friends – from Morris Animal Refuge
  • Make your own sidewalk masterpiece – Friends of Kahn Park
  • Food trucks for kids (and adults!)
  • Giveaways, raffles, vendors and more!

Mark your calendars and join the fun!
Download and print the flyer here!

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.



Sunday, September 18, 3:00 PM
Merion Concert Band
50-piece community orchestra, playing popular patriotic favorites.

Wednesday, August 24, 7:30 PM
Cecilia Ferneborg and her Quartet
Classic Jazz Artist and Quartet

Wednesday, July 20, 7:30 PM
The Red Hot Ramblers
Traditional Dixieland Jazz

Wednesday, June 22, 7:30 PM
West Philadelphia Orchestra
12-piece brass band celebrating the music of the Balkans.

Wednesday, May 25, 7:30 PM 
Hank’s Cadillac
Roots music, with a twist of Country, Classic Rock, and Jazz.

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