One of Philadelphia’s best places to bask in the summer sunshine with family and friends is open for the season. Hooray! Spruce Street Harbor Park, a beautiful and festive outdoor oasis,  is located on Columbus Blvd. The Harbor Park is open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Read on to find out 10 reasons to visit:

1.) There are 50 colorful hammocks laced between the trees for lounging, relaxing, and swinging the days away.

2.) Waterfront bocce, ping pong and shuffleboard courts for hours of family fun.

3.) Bean-bag toss, life-sized chess, Connect-Four, and Jenga for family fun and entertainment!

4.) Floating gardens that add to the majestic aesthetic of the park.

5.) Refreshing craft beer from local vendors.

6.) Delicious specialty foods from local restaurants.

7.) It’s the perfect venue to take friends visiting from out of town to show them the best of Philly, or local friends for an afternoon of drinks and food by the water.

8.) Relax on the water-front hammocks for by the boardwalk for the best view Delaware River.

 

9.) Franklin Fountain ice cream!!

10.) It’s free!