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APRIL Happenings and Events in Philadelphia

Rothman Orthopaedics Presents Center City Fit Returns to Dilworth Park Entertainment2

This Spring, Rothman Orthopaedics Presents Center City Fitreturns to Dilworth Park! Enjoy fun, free fitness programs led by top-notch trainers from Optimal Sport Health Clubs 1315 Walnut. Free classes begin on April 15 and run through October 15.

Join us every Monday from 6-7 p.m. for Zumba®* and every Tuesday on April 16 - July 23 from 6-7 p.m. for Boot Camp. Beginning on Tuesdays from July 30-October 15, you can fight your way through a cardio kickboxing class from 6-7 p.m.

Don't miss a special fitness event, Zumba® Dance for Peace, on June 1 from 2 - 4 p.m. Participants will become a part of “One Big Family” right in the heart of Center City. A team of seasoned ZIN instructors and ZJs will headline this special event.

For more event details, visit Follow @CCDParks on Twitter for event updates and share your favorite event photos on Instagram with @CCDParks and #DilworthPark.

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Special Events in Center City

Philly Wine Week

Through April 7
Philly Wine Week

Raise a glass to Philly Wine Week! Enjoy different wines from the city's bars, restaurants, and event spaces. Additional events throughout the week include wine quizzo, wine and cheese tastings, and more.

Multiple Locations

Bourbon Bash

April 15
Bank & Bourbon's 5th Annual Bourbon Bash

Bourbon lovers & foodies can enjoy a night out at Bank & Bourbon! Proceeds from tickets support, an organization that empowers public school teachers to request materials and experiences for their students.

Bank & Bourbon
1200 Market Street

Sweetheart Skate

April 18
Dining Out for Life

Dining Out for Life returns to Philadelphia! A portion of proceeds from some of the city's most popular eateries, including Bud & Marilyn's, Little Nonna's, Barbuzzo, The Love, and more, will be donated to help raise funds for local HIV/AIDS services.

Multiple Locations

Shop Center City

Shop Center City - April Retail Events is THE source for what's in and of the moment. Learn from those in-the-know why Condé Nast Traveler named Philadelphia the Best Shopping City in America.

Shop, savor and explore great deals and retail events you can only find in downtown Philadelphia. There's no better time to get in shape for summer; Rumble Boxing's Grand Opening is on April 5! Sign up for a class, and arrive in style with a new athleisure look from Champion, now open at 15th and Walnut. Complete your workout wardrobe with New Balance More sneakers, which you can try on at Philadelphia Runner. On April 2, Philadelphia Runner will celebrate the introduction of New Balance More with a 3-miles run, happy hour, raffles, shopping specials and more.

For details on these and more retail happenings this season, visit

CCD Parks for your engagement

Sister Cities Park & Cafe

Enjoy the spring weather with a trip to Sister Cities Park! The fountain is back on for the season for visitors of all ages to enjoy. Sister Cities Café is also now open! Check out the brand new menu with kid-friendly offerings, including mac & cheese, hot dogs, pizza, and more.

For more information on Sister Cities Park, visit Follow @CCDParks on Twitter for event updates and share your favorite event photos on Instagram with @CCDParks and #SisterCitiesPark.

Brought to you by the
Center City District and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation
Public Ledger Building
660 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 | April 5, 2019