Updated: Sep 30
Due to the impending weather forecast, the Girard Ave Street Fest, scheduled for October 1st, has been postponed. We are actively working on date alternatives. In the meantime, stay tuned for information about other opportunities to get together on Girard Avenue and celebrate the neighborhood.
After a 2-year hiatus, the Girard Avenue Street Festival is back annd better than ever! Read on for all the details.
Fairmount CDC is partnering with State Representative Donna Bullock to produce the 2022 Girard Avenue Street Festival presented by PECO on Saturday, October 1, from 11am to 5:30pm. The street festival is a free annual, outdoor event on West Girard Avenue, between 26th and 29th Streets, showcasing businesses across the Brewerytown, Sharswood, and Fairmount communities.
ENTERTAINMENT AND FEATURE PERFORMANCES
The festival will feature 90+ vendors and service-providers, a kids zone with bounce houses and games for families, neighborhood businesses with the best bites of Brewerytown and live music from local bands, including performances by:
Dena Miranda and Friends
TreWay & the Now Generation
Shadow Trax Drill Team
2637brew Action Karate Fairmount Asanti Hair Studio Best In Show Grooming Brewerytown Bakery Brewerytown Pharmacy Candle Odyssey Crime and Punishment Brewing Co Cultivaire Diadem Salon Evolve Salon Girard Veterinary Clinic Got U Covered Harpers Ice Cream Holistic Jawn I Scream For Ice Cream Innovative Learning Center of Philadelphia Jenine Branson Keller Williams Philadelphia
Lather Hair Studio
Love Slice Pizza Nectar Juice Co. Over the Moon Ice Cream Philly Tutors Platinum Fruit Creations Primal Supply Meats Remedy Spa & Wellness Retro Rewind Vintage & Thrift Rybrew Sandra’s Fashion Sky’s Place Soul Haum Yoga Sound Space Performing Arts Spot Gourmet Burgers Steelworks Strength Systems Stone's Beer & Beverage Market The Monkey & The Elephant Thompson Street Ladies Treehouse Academy
PARTNERS, ARTISTS & VENDORS
Comcast Affordable Connectivity Program.
Hadiyyah’s Boutique LLC
Flashy Not Too Cashy Costume Jewelry
Mic Don Art & Signature Books
Oomgdesign Philadelphia Jazz Tap Ensemble
Sun and Three Moons LLC
The Block Church Center City
Ushine Jewelry & Accessories
GOVERNMENT PARTNERS & NON-PROFIT SERVICE PROVIDERS
African American Chamber of Commerce
Bureau Of Blindness and Visual Services
Campaign for Working Families
Community Partnership School
Dedicated Senior Medical Center
Father's Day Rally Committee, Inc.
Green Street Rescue/LeCat Cafe
Helping Hands Warming Hearts
Hnaan Moon Thaillc
Office Of Councilwoman Katherine Gilmore Richardson
Philadelphia City Rowing
Philadelphia Department of Public Health
Philadelphia Fire Department
Philadelphia Revenue Department
Philadelphia Water Department
Project HOME Honickman Learning Center and Comcast Technology Labs
Representative Kenyatta's 181st District Office
St. Joes Prep
Strawberry Mansion NAC
Temple University – Language, Literacy, and Learning Lab
Turning Points For Children
Ukrainian National Women’s League Of America
United Missionary Baptist Church
Girard Avenue Street Festival is a rain or shine event, starting at 11am and running until 5:30pm (vendor tables will be open 11am-4pm)
On the day of the event Girard Avenue will be closed from 25th to 29th Streets and parking on the avenue will not be permitted; ticketing and towing will begin at 8am. SEPTA will reroute Route 15 to Poplar Street.
Live music starts promptly at 11am on the stage at 29th Street; we'll have 90+ vendors, businesses and service-providers tabling, and lots of activities for kids and families to enjoy.
All participating businesses are required to register - if you have not registered yet, email email@example.com ASAP.
The Girard Avenue Street Festival ismade possible by our neighbors and partners.
State Representative Donna Bullock
Lower North Philadelphia CDC
Council President Darrell Clarke
Laborers' District Council
29th Ward Democratic Committee
Equinox Management & Construction
Philadelphia Housing Authority
Design Pro Development
Always Best Care Senior Services
Learn more here, and we'll see you October 1st!