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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.


Wednesday, June 21, 7:30 PM (rain date June 22)
Five-piece dance band specializing in Zydeco, Cajun and vintage Louisiana rock and roll.

Wednesday, July 19, 7:30 PM (rain date June 22)
Hoppin’ John Orchestra
 Billing themselves as “Philly’s only Southern-fried jazz orchestra,” Hoppin John Orchestra features taste of New Orleans second-line grooves, jump blues, good-time funk, vintage R&B, early jazz and the odd smoky ballad.

Wednesday, August 23, 7:30 PM
Bellville Quartet
The Belleville Quartet is a West Philadelphia based acoustic jazz ensemble with a repertoire ranging from  French gypsy jazz guitar, to the folk songs of Serbia, Romania, Macedonia and beyond.

Sunday, September 10, 3:00 PM
Merion Concert Band
50-piece community orchestra, playing popular patriotic favorites. Our final concert of the season!

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 Children’s Party and Jamboree

Saturday, May 20KidsPartyLogo 
12:00 pm – 3:00 PM
A BIG THANK YOU to all who helped make our first ever Children’s Party and Jamboree a huge success! Check back for next year’s date and bring your family and friends for an afternoon of fun-filled activities guaranteed to entertain kids of all ages.

Check back for our 2018 date!
Download and print the 2017 flyer here.


GardenDragonfliesTYThe Friends of Kahn Park would like to say a big THANK YOU to all of our neighborhood businesses and individuals that contributed to the success of our 2016 Summer Raffle  in Kahn Park!

Raffle tickets were sold at each of our Summer Concerts for $10 each. Proceeds benefit the park’s general maintenance fund, including plantings, fountain and sprinkler maintenance, and permits.


  • Amis
  • Blendo
  • Connie Moore Art
  • Cosmos Nail Salon
  • Daryl Salon
  • Dog School
  • Doggie Style
  • Effie’s
  • Farm & Fisherman
  • Gary Camp Theraputic Massage
  • Hello World
  • Mama’s Wellness Joint
  • Mixto
  • Moore Brothers Wine – Pennsauken
  • Pennsylvania 6
  • Philadelphia Center for Architecture
  • Printers Place
  • Relentless Team Fitness
  • Springboard Media
  • Tria
  • Xiandu Thai Fusion
  • Yarnaphoria
  • Yoon’s Cleaners

Without your generous support, we could not make our annual fundraiser a success!