SEPTA Adding Service for Big Weekend Events

SEPTA Adding Service for Big Weekend Events

Extra Service for Dave Chappelle & The Roots on Friday, Ed Sheeran on Saturday

SEPTA is adding service to accommodate fans heading down to the Sports Complex on Friday and Saturday for shows featuring Dave Chappelle with The Roots, and Ed Sheeran. SEPTA also has convenient options for getting to-and-from The Roots Picnic on Saturday and Sunday.

Dave Chappelle with The Roots, Wells Fargo Center – Friday, June 2, 7:30 pm

SEPTA will add three Local trips on the Broad Street Line before the show to supplement regular service. The extra trips will depart Fern Rock Station at 6:08 pm, 6:18 pm, and 6:28 pm

Saturday, June 3 – Ed Sheeran with Khalid and Dylan, 6 pm, Lincoln Financial Field

SEPTA will run eight extra Local trips on the Broad Street Line, departing from Olney Transportation Center Starting at 3:43 pm

There will also be extra late night Regional Rail service on the Paoli/Thorndale, Media/Wawa, Manayunk/Norristown and West Trenton Lines on Saturday. Please check this link for specific times:

Roots Picnic, The Mann Center for Performing Arts, Saturday and Sunday, 1 pm

For riders traveling to The Roots Picnic at The Mann in Fairmount Park on Saturday and Sunday, SEPTA Bus Routes 38, 40 and 43 stop within a short walk of the venue. The Route 15 also stops at 45th & Girard.

Purchase Fares Ahead of Time

SEPTA riders are encouraged to load funds on a SEPTA Key Card before the concert. Customers can also use SEPTA Key Tix. SEPTA Key Tix is available within the SEPTA app for trips on buses, trolleys, the Broad Street Line, Market-Frankford Line, and Norristown High Speed Line.

Customers can use a credit card to download a QR-code ticket that can be read at fareboxes and turnstiles. Please note that SEPTA Key Tix is not available for Regional Rail. Customers using the Broad Street and Market-Frankford lines can purchase Quick Trips from station Kiosks. Quick Trips are valid all day. SEPTA urges riders to buy their return Quick Trip before the show to speed up their trips after the concert. For Regional Train tickets, customers can load their SEPTA Key Card or buy tickets at station kiosks, sales ticket offices, or on board the train using cash or a credit or debit card. Information and Travel Planning Riders can download the Transit Watch app, which allows them to share safety and security tips discreetly and receive alerts.

For more information about SEPTA, including trip planning tools and real-time travel updates, visit, follow @SEPTA on Twitter, download the SEPTA App, or call Customer Service at (215) 580-7800.