Date: Monday, September 19, 2022 at 8:15 am

Event Status: Available

Join the walk!

Over ten days of ~10 mile walks, the September 2022 Walk Around Philadelphia will send small groups to explore the city's perimeter on foot, followed by a special in-person celebration on Saturday October 1You are invited to join for a half day, whole day, or multiple segments.

PLEASE REGISTER INDIVDUALLY 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 Monday, September 19th at 8:15am, clockwise from Torresdale station towards Bridesburg station.*

Each segment is estimated to take roughly 10-12 miles and 5-6hrs. Your mileage may vary depending on choices made by your group, and there will be options to depart / get picked up along the way if necessary. Using public transportation to access departure and end locations is highly recommended.

Once registered, you will receive some additional resources including a packing list, segment maps, and list of optional exit points if you don't think you'll walk the full distance with the group.

*NOTE: We plan for each start time to have groups heading both clockwise & counterclockwise. In the event of insufficient registration, the groups may combine and your direction and end-point may change. Please keep an eye out for emails the night before for any last minute updates / changes. 

Registration fees & contributions:

Tickets are sliding scale: 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 walk@jjtiziou.net. We can acommodate 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.

Background:

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

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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.