18+ Navy Yard Events to Add to Your Calendar in September!

by Navy Yard
August 21, 2018

Categories: Events,

With miles of riverfront to explore, Indego bikes to share, & 20 acres of world-class open space to discover, September welcomes the return of Wanderlust 108,  Cycle September’s Love to Ride to Work Day, and  the last Navy Yard Al Fresco of the season. What are you waiting for – visit us!



Navy Yard Employee Day with the Phillies
Sunday, September 2, 2018; 1:35 PM
Join Navy Yard employees at Citizens Bank Park to cheer on the Phillies against the Chicago Cubs. Tickets include $12 worth of concession credit that can be used for food/merchandise throughout the ballpark!

2nd Annual Energy Harvesting Society Meeting
Wednesday, September 5 – Friday, September 7, 2018
Join the Energy Harvesting Society and Penn State at the Navy Yard for the 2nd Annual Energy Harvesting Society Conference featuring plenary lectures, invited talks, and contributed talks. This forum provides excellent opportunity to network with international researchers from academia, government, and industry.

FringeArts Festival | Stifters Dinge
Thursday, September 6 – Sunday, September 9, 2018
FringeArts bring one of its Fringe Festival shows to the Navy Yard Stifters Dinge (“Stifter’s things”) is a play with no actors, a composition for five pianos with no pianists, a performance without performers — a no-man show. Tickets now available.

Materials Valley: Innovation Hub in Pennsylvania
Friday, September 7, 2018; 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Learn about materials research, innovation, and infrastructure happening in Pennsylvania’s new Materials Valley. Small and large businesses, industry, researchers, and local officials are encouraged to attend to learn more about current developments and contribute to the discussion on future growth in this area. Lunch is provided!
Philadelphia 9/11 Heroes Run 5k + 1M
Saturday, September 8, 2018; 9:00 AM
The 9/11 Heroes Run unites communities internationally with the goal to never forget the sacrifices of the heroes of September 11th and the wars since: veteran, first responder, civilian and military. Join to raise awareness and honor the fallen.

5th Annual Navy Yard 5k
Registration opens: Monday, September 10, 2018; 10:00 AM 
Save the date for the 5th annual Navy Yard 5k on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 12:00 PM. This chip-timed, unique, and scenic 5k will take place at lunchtime at Central Green at the Navy Yard. Whether you participate as a runner, walker, course volunteer, or a spectator, we hope to see you there! After the race, we’ll celebrate in Central Green with awards, music, and refreshments. Enjoy the Health + Wellness Expo in Central Green, featuring Navy Yard partners and tenants educating employees on all aspects of workplace health, wellness, nutrition, fitness, and lifestyle. Please note, this 5k is only open to Navy Yard employees.

Drink & Draw: Nate Harris
Wednesday, September 12, 2018; 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Join AIGA Philadelphia for a Drink & Draw with Philadelphia-based illustrator and designer, Nate Harris at FS Investments at the Navy Yard, home to several installations design by Nate himself! AIGA will provide some paper and writing supplies! Refreshments will be provided by FS Investments. – Free to Attend  RSVP in advance.

Thursday, September 13 & 27, 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.

Cycle September – Love to Ride to Work Group Rides
Thursday, September 13, 2018; 7:30 AM and 8:15 AM
Experience the freedom of Indego! Join us for Cycle September with FREE group rides from NRG Station to the Navy Yard led by the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia. Plan your morning with Indego  and enjoy a free Indego ride, a complimentary helmet for the first 50 riders, to-go snacks, discounted Indego monthly passes, and a post-ride stretch led by Nava Yoga! Log your ride as part of Cycle September to be eligible for great prizes!

Philadelphia Brain Aneurysm Awareness 5k/walk
Saturday, September 15, 2018; 9:00 AM
Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience and the Brain Aneurysm Foundation join forces for a 5k at the Navy Yard to raise awareness for brain aneurysms and the impact this disease has on patients and their families.

Navy Yard Al Fresco
Wednesday, September 19, 2018; 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
September welcomes the last Navy Yard Al Fresco of the season. Join us in Central Green, with live music by Ryan Tennis, pay-as-you-go food trucks, and $5 drink specials by Bar Amis. Grab the family and play a game of bocce, or table tennis. Stroll & shop the Al Fresco Makers Market filled with makers, entrepreneurs, crafters, and designers who bring items like handmade jewelry, homemade cakes, snacks, vintage clothing, home goods and even urban honey!

Philly Foodworks Pop-Up Farmers Market 
Thursday, September 20, 2018; 11:00 -AM  2:00 PM 
Partnering with local farmers and food artisans, Philly Foodworks is running a special pop-up farmers market during lunch truck lineup. You can shop delicious farm goods while supporting your local farmer community. Featured items include: last of summer produce, eggplants, greens, peppers, cheeses, yogurts, fresh bread and more!

Play Nice in the Sandbox: Leverage Your Personality to Get Ahead at Work 
Thursday, September 20, 2018; 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM 
Join Penn State at the Navy Yard for a workshop on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and how individual preferences, strengths, and working styles factor into a team environment. – Free to Attend 

Wanderlust 108 
Saturday, September 22, 2018; 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Wanderlust 108 is full day celebration in support of the mindful movement, featuring a triathlon unlike any you’ve ever known — a 5K run, an outdoor yoga flow class, and a guided meditation; all on the 8-acre Marine Parade Grounds at the Navy Yard.

The Chapel of Four Chaplains 5th Annual Family Day & Open House
Saturday, September 22, 2018; 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Join the Chapel of Four Chaplains & the South Philadelphia Lions Club for a casual, family-friendly event to recognize donors and friends and continue to raise awareness for the National Program. Enjoy – catered food, beer, wine & soft drinks, raffles, children’s games & activities. RSVP by September, 14, 2018

Barks and Rec Farmers Market
Thursday, September 27, 2018; 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Grab your furry friends and join Bar Amis for Barks and Rec, a dog-themed farmers market. Enjoy drinks on the patio and shop with a handful of local vendors including Doggie Style Pets, Saved Me, Greensgrow West, Dogfish Head, Liberty Plants, and DoeRunFarm.

Susan G. Komen Philadelphia 3-Day
Sunday, September 30, 2018; 9:00 AM Join the Susan G. Komen 3‑Day journey beginning with an inspiring, emotional Opening Ceremony, a walk through the classic historic sites and stately neighborhoods of Philadelphia – spending two fun-filled nights at a hotel, concluding with the celebratory Closing Ceremony in League Island Park at the Navy Yard. Use offer code: PHILLY20 for $20 off registration.


Navy Yard Outdoor Yoga
Wednesdays at 6:00 PM & Thursdays at 5:15 PM
It’s back! Unwind from your day, and reset your body & mind with free yoga classes in Crescent Park and Central Green, suitable for all levels from beginners to advanced. Pre-registration is preferred. BYOMat. In case of inclement weather, classes are held indoors at Nava Yoga’s Studio.

Lunch Truck Lineup
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2018; 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Join Philly’s favorite food trucks every Tuesday at Central Green and Thursday at the Marine Parade Grounds from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. The schedule is announced every week on the Navy Yard’s social media channels.

Philadelphia Volleyball at the Navy Yard
Mondays beginning at 6:00 PM
Join Philadelphia Volleyball for pickup doubles volleyball every Monday night, all summer long! All levels welcome.

Navy Yard Running Club
Tuesdays beginning at 5:45 PM
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.