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Delaware River Waterfront Key Spring/Summer 2022 Parks & Attractions Dates 

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Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transitions into its alter-ego, Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, Spruce Street Harbor Park returns again, along with more exciting warm-weather activities and developments along the Delaware River Waterfront. Key season dates announced!

PHILADELPHIA,​ ​PA​ ​(CNBNEWSNET) --​ The blooming of the iconic cherry trees along with Delaware Avenue signal the seasonal ‘changing of the guard’ along the Delaware River. For all of your warm-weather planning and excitement, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation is pleased to announce the major dates and events to add to your calendars. More detailed information about events and programming along the waterfront will be released with the grand opening and dedication ceremony of the highly anticipated Delaware River Trail which will take place on Friday, April 29, 2022.    

Delaware River Trail

Friday, April 29, 2022 

Dedication and grand opening of the newly complete Delaware River Trail

Spruce Street Harbor Park

Opening Date: Friday, May 6, 2022 

Closing Date: TBD 

Hours of Operation (Holiday hours may vary)

  •  Friday, May 6, 2022 – Sunday, May 29, 2022:

Monday – Thursday:   5:00pm – 11:00pm

Friday:                         5:00pm – 12:00am

Saturday:                    11:00am – 12:00am

Sunday:                      11:00am – 11:00pm

  • Tuesday, May 31 – Monday, September 5:

Monday – Thursday:           11:00am – 11:00pm

Friday and Saturday:         11:00am – 12:00am

Sunday:                               11:00am – 11:00pm

  • Tuesday, September 6 – Season Closing:

Monday – Thursday:      5:00pm – 11:00pm

Friday:                            5:00pm – 12:00am

Saturday:                 11:00am – 12:00am

Sunday:                          11:00am – 11:00pm

Major Event Dates

  • Second Saturdays – Welcoming Center Market, 12 pm – 5 pm
  •  Fourth Saturdays – Maker’s Markets, 12 pm – 5 pm
  • Weekly Market Saturdays, 12 - 5 pm
  • Sistah Soul series returns (dates TBD) 
  • Family Friendly Sundays 

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest

Opening date: Friday, May 6, 2022 

Closing date: Sunday, September 25, 2022 

Hours of Operation (Holiday hours may vary)

  • Friday, May 6, 2022 - Monday, May 30, 2022:

Monday – Thursday:   5:00pm – 11:00pm

Friday:                         5:00pm – 12:00am

Saturday:                    11:00am – 12:00am

Sunday:                      11:00am – 11:00pm

Monday, May 30:       11:00am – 11:00pm

  • Tuesday, May 31 – Monday, September 5:

Monday – Thursday:           11:00am – 11:00pm

Friday and Saturday:         11:00am – 12:00am

Sunday:                               11:00am – 11:00pm

  • Tuesday, September 6 – Season Closing:

Monday – Thursday:    5:00pm – 11:00pm

Friday:                          5:00pm – 12:00am

Saturday:               11:00am – 12:00am

Sunday:                       11:00am – 11:00pm

Delaware River Waterfront Promenade

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation is excited to present The Promenade at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, an evening of delicious fare from the city’s most acclaimed restaurants, entertainment, and fireworks. All proceeds benefit the amazing arts programming you have come to know and love on the Delaware River Waterfront.

 

Cherry Street Pier

Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday:         12:00pm – 10:00pm

Friday:                                12:00pm – 11:00pm

Saturday:                           11:00am – 11:00pm

Sunday:                             11:00am – 10:00pm

Major Event and Market Dates

  • Introducing the Public Orchestra of Philadelphia, , April 8 - April 10
  • Philadelphia Ballet’s Behind the Stage Door in partnership with Mural Arts, April 29 - May24
  • Queer Drawing Nights, every Friday in June, hosted by artists-in-residence Thomas Sendgraff and Cory Sempler
  • Tiny Room for Elephants Festival, July 2022 with more to be announced!

 

Recurring programing

First Fridays:

  • Artist and Artisans Market, 4 pm - 9 pm (except July 1)
  • Open studios 
  • Exhibition Opening Receptions

 El Mercado Cultural Latinx market, third Sundays, June – September 

Liberty Flea market, last weekend of the month, May-August

RiverLink Ferry

Opening Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022 


The RiverLink Ferry will return on Saturday, May 7 for the weekend and special event service only. The Ferry will operate 7-days-a-week beginning Memorial Day weekend.

Hours of operation are as follows:

CAMDEN              PHILADELPHIA

 9:30AM                10:00AM

10:30AM               11:00AM

11:30AM               12:00PM

12:30PM                1:00PM

 1:30PM                 2:00PM

 2:30PM                 3:00PM

 3:30PM                 4:00PM

 4:30PM                 5:00PM

 5:30PM                 6:00PM

To learn more about the RiverLink Ferry visit www.riverlinkferry.com

SUMMER ON THE WATERFRONT 2022 SPONSORS

The Summer 2022 Season on the Waterfront ​is​ ​made​ ​possible​ ​by​ ​​Independence​ ​Blue​ ​Cross,​ Pennsylvania Lottery, NBC10​​ ​and​ ​​Telemundo62,​ ​​​​and more to be announced. ​

DELAWARE RIVER WATERFRONT CORPORATION 

DRWC is a 501(c)(3) created in January 2009, exclusively for the benefit of the City of Philadelphia and its citizens. The fundamental purpose of DRWC is to design, develop, program, and maintain public amenities such as permanent and seasonal parks, trails, and streetscape improvements to transform the waterfront into a vibrant destination for recreational, cultural, and commercial activities for the residents and visitors of Philadelphia as is consistent with the goals of the Master Plan for Central Delaware. Daily programming throughout the entire year is changing the way Philadelphians see and converse about the waterfront, and is helping to create spaces and communities that connect residents and visitors to the waterfront. 

 

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