Events

Throughout the year, Franklin's Paine partners with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, communities around the city, other nonprofit organizations and corporate partners to plan events for the community and in support of our work.  Check back soon for more information on our summer events schedule!

Upcoming Events

We do not currently have any upcoming events scheduled. Check back soon!

Past Events

9/20/2014 11:00am - 4:00pm

Update: Due to inclement weather, this event has been postponed by one week! The 3rd Annual Philly Cup Series will now conclude on Saturday, September 20th at Paine's Park.

8/16/2014 11:00am - 4:00pm

The 3rd Annual Philly Cup Series continues Saturday, August 16th at Whitehall Skatepark. More details coming soon, so stay tuned.

7/12/2014 11:00am - 4:00pm

The 3rd Annual Philly Cup Series continues Saturday, July 12th at McCreesh Skatepark. More details coming soon, so stay tuned.

6/21/2014 11:00am - 4:00pm

The 3rd Annual Philly Cup Series continues Saturday, June 21st at Pop's Skatepark. More details coming soon, so stay tuned.

5/31/2014 11:00am - 4:00pm

The 3rd Annual Philly Cup Series kicks off Saturday, May 31st at the brand new Gray's Ferry Crescent Skatepark. More details coming soon, so stay tuned.

10/5/2013 12:00pm - 4:00pm

 

The 2nd Annual Philly Cup is here!  We're kicking things off on Saturday, June 22nd at McCreesh Playground in SW Philly.  Registration starts at 11am and the competition will begin at noon.  Full summer scheudle below:

 

 

 

 

5/22/2013 4:00pm - 6:00pm

 

12/13/2012 10:00am - 1:00pm

 

On October 4th, 2012, bill #120534 implicating skateboarding and public art, monument and memorial, went before full City Council for final passage.  In light of the many testamonies against the bill, Councilman Oh, moved to suspend the bill so that it could be further reviewed in concert with the skate community.  

10/12/2012 11:00am - 12:00pm

 

We are very excited to announce that the long wait for Paine's Park is almost over!  Our Groundbreaking Ceremony is now set for Friday, October 12th, at 11AM on the Paine's Park site on Schuylkill Banks.  We are so grateful for the multitude of people who have believed in, and supported this project over the years and we wouldn't be where we are today without this group effort.  Let's get those shovels in the ground!

10/6/2012 11:00am - 4:30pm

 

Get ready for the 2012 Philly Cup!! Franklin's Paine and Philly Parks and Rec have teamed up to organize four skate competitions running from June through October, engaging groms, teens and adults.  All events are on Saturdays with sign ups starting at 11am and the competitions beginning at 12:30pm.  Full schedule is as follows: