Date: Saturday, February 11, 2023 at 9:20 am

Event Status: SOLD OUT

Join the walk!

This year, we’ll be setting out to explore the city’s edge counterclockwise over three weekends in February, in small and big groups, with special events along the way including programming at the Schuylkill Center in conjunction with the community exhibit Walking The Edge

PLEASE REGISTER INDIVIDUALLY for EACH segment that you plan to attend. 

More info: Walk Guidelines & Frequently Asked Questions

Register for this segment:

You're signing up to walk on Saturday, February 11th at 9:20AM from Baggage Claim B/C around the airport.

This segment is estimated to take roughly 10 – 12 miles and 5 – 6 hours. Your mileage may vary depending on choices made by your group, and there will be options to walk a partial segment & depart / get picked up along the way if necessary. 

Using public transportation to access departure and end locations is highly recommended.

This day includes an option to join JJ for a birthday happy hour/dinner at the Double Tree Hotel's Players Sports Bar! (Dinner itself is not provided and is at your own expense). For those looking to join us for dinner, JJ will be posting an ETA via twitter @walkaroundphila when the group is about an hour out.

Once registered, you will receive some additional resources including a packing list & maps.

Registration fees & contributions:

Walk registration fees help cover administrative and logistical costs associated with facilitating the walk. Additional contributions are most welcome; they assist in the continued development of the project and efforts to make it more accessible to others. 

Free registrations & stipends:

If you'd like to join the walk and finances are a barrier, please reach out to We can accommodate some free registrations and have a limited number of stipends available to help cover costs such as transportation, supplies, childcare or time off from work.


Since its 4-person artist residency origins in 2016, Walk Around Philadelphia has become a citywide experience where hundreds ranging in age from 12 to 94 have set out to explore Philadelphia’s perimeter. For more information about the walk including photos, videos, press coverage & more, visit

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Upcoming Events

  • Walk Around Philadelphia Year-End Celebration [Available]
    on Dec 8th 2023 at 5:00 pm
    It's been a big year for Walk Around Philadelphia! Join JJ & fellow Philly-perimeter-walkers for a festive end of year open house at The Cedar Works. This informal indoor-outdoor event will feature cozy couches & a campfire, tasty treats & a slideshow & more. Drop-in anytime 5-8pm!

  • Winter Wellness Open House [Available]
    on Dec 17th 2023 at 3:00 pm
    You're invited to a winter wellness open house that my colleagues and I are hosting in West Philly: Stop by anytime 3-6pm to visit our spaces, enjoy some light refreshments and learn some tricks to help you care for yourself & others through the winter holidays.

  • Winter Walk Wrap Up [Available]
    on Feb 24th 2024 at 4:00 pm
    Join JJ & fellow Philly-perimeter-walkers for a festive closing gathering at The Cedar Works. This informal indoor-outdoor event will feature cozy couches & a campfire, tasty treats & a slideshow & more. Drop-in anytime 4-6pm!

Exhibitions & Installations

  • How Philly Moves – mural at PHL
    from 13th Jun 2022 to 31st Dec 2025
    Check out the largest mural in Philadelphia (named one of the country's best public art projects by Americans for the Arts)

  • Walk Around Philadelphia: DIY on your own anytime
    from 1st Jun 2023 to 1st Jun 2030
    Excited about the walk and want to go out and do a segment on your own? Register here to get support materials and plug in to the larger community of perimeter walkers.