Porch Events

The Porch at 30th Street Station


In November 2011, UCD with significant support from the William Penn Foundation opened The Porch at 30th Street Station, a transformative new urban open space. Adjacent to the second busiest train station in the country, between two magnificent historic buildings and within a short walk of over 16,000 jobs, The Porch is a key gateway to the region. Once a congested parking lane and bland, barren sidewalk, The Porch has quickly become one of the most animated public places in Philadelphia, with amenities such as abundant seating, vibrant seasonal plantings, ongoing performances, fitness classes and a variety of special events such as The Porch Beer Garden and mini-golf.


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About The Porch

Learn more about The Porch including some fascinating data collected over the past year.

Food & Drinks

The Porch is Philly's number 1 destination for gourmet food trucks.

Videos of The Porch

Watch and learn more about The Porch!

Special Events

From mini golf to WXPN Free At Noon, The Porch hosts popular special events throughout the year.

Performances & Art

The Porch has become a showcase for the best in music, art, and family fun.

Group Fitness

Get on your feet and jump into a free Bootcamp, Zumba, or Bokwa class at The Porch!