The end of summer welcomes fabulous opportunities to explore and discover the Navy Yard! Don’t miss Clean Air Council’s Carpool Karaoke Challenge, CreativeMornings at the Navy Yard, and another Phillies Navy Yard Night with a Bar Amis Pregame Tailgate! What are you waiting for — visit us!
Clean Air Council Carpool Karaoke Challenge
August 1, 2019 – August 30, 2019
During the month of August, Clean Air Council and the Navy Yard will be taking carpool karaoke submissions for the chance to win a karaoke machine, gas cards, and swag. Choose your favorite musical artist and sing along with your favorite passengers.
Navy Yard Running Club at Philly Mayor’s Cup
Saturday, August 10, 2019; 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Join the NYRC alongside runners from clubs around the Philadelphia area as we compete in 5 distances: 5k, 5 mile, 10k, 10 mile, and Half Marathon. To sign up with the NYRC, use code: Gravy.
Solarize Philly Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, August 13, 2019; 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Join us for a brown bag lunch & learn session to learn how you can cut your electric bill and carbon footprint by going solar at home. This is your chance to ask all your burning questions, meet the Solarize Philly staff, and get the inside scoop on solar in the community!
Thursday, August 15, & 29, 2019; 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 the community a chance to browse and shop unique items. Each month’s vendors are announced on Instagram @URBNCommunity.
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Tuesday, August 20, 2019; 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Wuxi AppTec is hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive in their offices located at 4751 League Island Boulevard. The goal is to collect at least 35 pints of blood (one pint per donor) – with each pint going on to save three lives! This blood drive is open to the public.
CreativeMornings at the Navy Yard
Friday, August 23, 2019; 8:30 AM – 10:00 PM
CreativeMornings is a monthly breakfast lecture series for the creative community in the City of Brotherly Love. Join CreativeMornings in August at the Navy Yard for a FREE 20-minute talk, plus coffee, hosted at FS Investments.
Phillies Navy Yard Night & Bar Amis Tailgate
Tuesday, August 27, 2019; 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Join us for a Phillies pregame tailgate hosted at Bar Amis, featuring exclusive food and drink specials for Navy Yard employees, family, and friends attending the Phillies game. Game tickets are $15 each and food deals at the tailgate include $2 hot dogs, $6 cheesesteaks, and $3 beer.
Travis Manion FDN’s 9/11 Heroes Run 5k + 1M
Saturday, September 7, 2019; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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: veterans, first responders, civilians, and military. Join to raise awareness and honor the fallen with a 5k run a 1 mile fun run/walk.
Philadelphia Brain Aneurysm Walk
Saturday September 14, 2019; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience and the Brain Aneurysm Foundation join forces at the Navy Yard to raise awareness for brain aneurysms and the impact this disease has on patients and their families.
Philly Burger Brawl
Sunday, September 15, 2019; 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
The annual Burger Brawl, where more than 50 restaurants compete for best burger, is moving to the Navy Yard! This year the all-you-can-eat event will be held on the Marine Parade Grounds in partnership with The Fund for the Philadelphia School District. Early bird tickets are available with offer code: RINGSIDE.
6th Annual Chapel Family Day & Open House
Saturday, September 21, 2019; 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Join the Chapel of Four Chaplains & the South Philadelphia Lions Club for a casual, family-friendly event to recognize donors and friends while raising awareness for the foundation.
Lunch Truck Lineup
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays; 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Join Philly’s favorite mobile vendors for lunch all summer long! Keep an eye out every week as we announce the lineup on the Navy Yard’s social media channels.
- Tuesdays & Thursdays at the Marine Parade Grounds, Broad & Intrepid Ave
- Wednesdays at 19th & Kitty Hawk Ave in the heart of the industrial campus
Navy Yard Running Club
Tuesdays beginning at 5:45 PM
We run all year long! 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. Follow us on instagram @NYRC_phila.
Lunch & Learn with Penn State at the Navy Yard
Various Dates & Times in August
Penn State at the Navy Yard offers opportunities to expand and grow your career with professional certificates, Six Sigma trainings, and a MBA program offered at the Navy Yard. Register for a lunch and learn to find out more about program details, scholarships, and admission information.
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 meets at the Navy Yard. Please contact the Club at 215-983-4897 for meeting details and more information.
Navy Yard Outdoor Yoga
Wednesdays; 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM & Fridays; 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Unwind and reset your body & mind with free yoga classes, suitable for all levels, from beginners to advanced. Join Nava Yoga Center in Crescent Park on Wednesdays from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM and in League Island Park on Fridays at 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM. BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat). Free but pre-registration is preferred.
Sunday Worship Service at the Chapel
Sundays, beginning at 8:30 AM
In partnership with the 19th Street Baptist Church, the Chapel of Four Chaplains hosts an 8:30 AM bible study/Sunday school and a 10:30 AM church service.
South Bowl Navy Yard Employee Special
“The Yard” at South Bowl is a family-friendly outdoor space with games, music, food, and beverages. Navy Yard employees can take advance of half price batch drinks and enjoy Dollar Machine Mondays, Taco Tuesdays, Winning Wednesdays, and Thursday Dollar Dog Nights with Navy Yard ID.
Vincera Rehab Specialty Running Assessments
Training for a race? Take advantage of Vincera Rehab’s running assessment that identify issues in your running form. All assessments come with a custom program designed to maximize your running potential.
Nava Yoga First Month Unlimited Special
Treat yourself or a friend to Nava Yoga’s First Month Unlimited Special. Sign-up for a Monthly Unlimited class card for just $69 on your first visit and choose from over 30 classes a week for less than $2 a day.
Taco Tuesdays at Mercer Café
Every Tuesday in August, Mercer Cafe is offering various tacos creations from traditional hard & soft tacos, taco salads, taco bags, and more!
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.