15+ Spectacular Navy Yard Events to Enjoy this December!

by Navy Yard
November 28, 2018

Categories: Events,

With miles of riverfront to explore, freshly planted trees to see, & 20 acres of world-class open space to discover, December rounds out 2018 with a free food truck pop-up, the first Cage Match series at Bar Amis, and a special offer for a Harlem Globetrotters Club Box Fundraiser for the Navy Yard’s newly adopted school, Bregy Elementary School! What are you waiting for? Visit us!

Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run
Saturday, December 1, 2018; 9:00 AM
Held on the Navy Yard’s Marine Parade Grounds, the Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run is a festive race for charity, bringing people from all walks of life together to champion arthritis research and resources.

Girls on the Run Fall 5k
Sunday, December 2, 2018; 9:00 AM
Girls on the Run is a transformational physical activity based positive youth development program for girls in 3rd-8th grade teaching life skills through interactive lessons and running games. The program culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k running event at the Navy Yard.

Bar Amis: Lo Spiedo Pop-Up
Tuesday, December 4, 2018; 11:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Bar Amis is turning back time for one day only + pairing past favorites with brews from Foreign Object Brewery. Reservations are available.

What Makes Philly Food Truck Event – FREE
Wednesday, December 5, 2018; 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
To celebrate Philly’s love of food and culture, Chase Bank is partnering with several local chefs and restaurants to curate a food truck that will make a stop at the Navy Yard providing free unique snacks.

Wreaths Across America’s Annual Escort to Arlington
Thursday, December 13, 2018; 8:15 AM – 9:45 AM
Coordinated by Wreaths Across America (WAA), the Annual Escort to Arlington is a convoy of 20+ vehicles making stops around the United States with a final stop at Arlington National Cemetery. This year, the Chapel of Four Chaplains at the Navy Yard is a proud tour stop.

Thursday, December 13, 2018; 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Building 543 hosts an ever-changing roster of local entrepreneurs, gardeners, artists, shops and designers who bring items like handmade jewelry, homemade chocolates, vintage clothing, home goods and much more – to give employees and local residents a chance to browse and shop unique items. Each month’s vendors are announced on Instagram @URBNCommunity.

Cage Match: Bar Amis v. Kensington Quarters
Thursday, December 13, 2018; 6:00 PM
Amis Culinary Director, Chef Brad Spence, is going head-to-head with Zahav alum and current Executive Chef of Kensington Quarters, Matt Harper, in a 4-course culinary battle. Both chefs will be challenged to use the secret ingredients to create a delicious meal for the judges – YOU!

Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Party
Monday, December 31, 2018; 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Join Bar Amis for a New Year’s Eve bash that caters to the whole family! The night features an Adult and Kids Buffet, Kids Mocktail Bar, Games and Activities, Face Painting and a special ball drop at 8:00 PM!


Toastmasters Sub & Surface Club
Every Second & Fourth Wednesday of the Month; 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM 
Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The Toastmasters Sub and Surface Club is open to all U.S. Citizens and meets at the Navy Yard. Please contact the Club at 215-983-4897 for meeting details and further information.

Navy Yard Running Club
Tuesdays beginning at 5:45 PM
We run all year! Join your fellow Navy Yard employees for a free, weekly all levels group run around the Navy Yard! The Navy Yard Running Club will meet for a 2-5 mile run or interval run, ending with runners’ specials at Bar Amis.

Philly Foodworks Farmers Market Pick Up
Thursdays; 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Philly Foodworks is a local online Farmers Market like no other. Choose from flexible options that includes fresh, local vegetables, fruits, pantry items, eggs, bread, meat, yogurt, and cheese! Pick up is at Building 101. Use code ‘NAVYYARD’ to save $15 off your first order.

Penn State at the Navy Yard
Various dates and times
Check out upcoming admissions events, webinars, lunch & learns, and workshops to learn about programs, scholarship opportunities, admissions process, and more.


Mercer Cafe at the Navy Yard
For the holidays, enjoy the Mercer Cafe gift card special: buy a $25 gift card and get $5 bonus or buy a $50 gift card and get $10 bonus! All corporate catering orders $250 and up will receive a $25 gift card.

Harlem Globetrotters Club Box Fundraiser
Purchase a $30 club box ticket and enjoy an afternoon of fun with the World Famous Harlem Globetrotters on Sunday, March 3, 2019. With $5 from each ticket going to benefit the Bregy Elementary School.

XFINITY Live! – Holiday Party Special
This season book your holiday party at XFINITY Live! and receive a $25 XFINITY Live! gift card for each guest with a weeknight booking (exclusions apply).

Philadelphia Wings Home Opener
Navy Yard employees can take advantage of the home opener special on December 15 with $18 tickets, $5 beer deals, and 1/2 price apps and snacks.

Wells Fargo Center Navy Yard Employee Specials
Navy Yard employee discounts and special packages available for Wells Fargo Center events and concerts. To redeem your discount, please use promotional code: GRPPIDC.

Philadelphia Flyers Stadium Series Pre-sale
Navy Yard employees are given priority presale access online when the Philadelphia Flyers take on the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Lincoln Financial Field. Use offer code: PRESALE18

Navy Yard Employee Housing Special – The Enclaves
The Enclaves, located just off 26th Street, offers Navy Yard employees a 5% discount on housing rentals. Enclave residents can take advantage of a shuttle to and from the Navy Yard.

Philadelphia Sports Clubs
Philadelphia Sports Clubs is offering Navy Yard employees & their families a FREE 3 day pass. Grab your free pass in the ‘details’ below! Contact Caroline Bush for more details and discounts.

Navy Yard employees can save 10% on delivery services to the Navy Yard, Monday through Friday from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM with offer code: NEWLUNCH10. Place lunch, dinner, and corporate orders by calling 215-463-0868.