WHAT IS OLD CITY FEST?
Old City Fest is a celebration of art and design, fashion and food, creativity and culture on the streets of America’s most historic square mile— Old City, Philadelphia. This event highlights the region’s premier art and design district, showcasing local designers, creative firms, restaurants, retailers, galleries, theater, culture, history and architecture.
Activities will include a family fun zone, pop-up street performances and a wide array of food, beverages, art, craft and retail shopping, with 100+ Old City vendors participating. Admission is free, with food and drink pay-as-you-go.
From its historic past to its artful present to its tech future, Old City is the place to be! Look for vibrant and diverse offerings that make the neighborhood the historic gem of Philadelphia.
FOOD & DRINK
The lineup of Old City restaurants showcases the wide variety of styles and flavors while highlighting some of the best food and drinks. With a range of food and beverage vendors setting up shop for the festival, there is something for everyone.
Sponsored by Philadelphia Independents, Independents Row is a specially designated area featuring local artisans and makers. Meet the makers and peruse their handmade goods along 3rd Street in front of 35 N. 3rd Street.
FASHION AND FITNESS
Old City Fest will feature vendors that highlight the innovation and sophistication that is Old City Fashion. With no shortage of great gyms and fitness centers, the Fest will provide ample opportunities to plan your healthy lifestyle.
MUSIC AND PERFORMANCE
Look out for other pop-up performances throughout the festival footprint.
FAMILY FUN ZONE
The family fun zone will have an array of family-friendly vendors. Stop by the Betsy Ross House for an interactive historic chocolate making program and experience chocolate the same way that 18th century chocolate maker, Mary Crathorne, did!
GALLERIES AND ARTISTS
Old City is the city’s hub for artists, makers, galleries and creative industries. Be sure to experience all of the arts and culture the neighborhood has to offer while in Old City.
Around every corner of Old City find the latest fashions, gifts and home decor. Don’t leave empty handed with so many top brands, up-and-coming designers and more ready for you to take home.