Your Guide to the Girard Ave Street Fest - POSTPONED

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.


THE EVENT

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:

  • SNACKTIME

  • Dena Miranda and Friends

  • TreWay & the Now Generation

  • Dirty Soap

  • Teef

  • Shadow Trax Drill Team


PARTICIPATING BUSINESSES

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

​BalletX

Casaundra Grady

Comcast Affordable Connectivity Program.

Dairain Smith

faystringart

Hadiyyah’s Boutique LLC

Flashy Not Too Cashy Costume Jewelry

Kharysol

Lauren Todd

McClay Pots

Mic Don Art & Signature Books

Oomgdesign Philadelphia Jazz Tap Ensemble

PSGdesigns

ReggieReg

Sun and Three Moons LLC

The Block Church Center City

The Rounds

Uhuru Furniture

Ushine Jewelry & Accessories

Vernell Thomas

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.

Girard College

Green Street Rescue/LeCat Cafe

Helping Hands Warming Hearts

Hnaan Moon Thaillc

IDAAY

Office Of Councilwoman Katherine Gilmore Richardson

ParentChild+

Philadelphia City Rowing

Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Philadelphia Fire Department

​Philadelphia Revenue Department

Philadelphia Water Department


Philly ASAP

PHMC

Project HOME Honickman Learning Center and Comcast Technology Labs

Rename Taney

Representative Kenyatta's 181st District Office

SEPTA

Sheriff's Office

St. Joes Prep

Strawberry Mansion NAC

Temple University – Language, Literacy, and Learning Lab

Treetenders

Turning Points For Children

Ukrainian National Women’s League Of America

United Missionary Baptist Church



FAQs

  • 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 psherlock@fairmountcdc.org ASAP.


SPONSORS

The Girard Avenue Street Festival ismade possible by our neighbors and partners.

​PECO

State Representative Donna Bullock

Fairmount CDC

Lower North Philadelphia CDC

Council President Darrell Clarke

Crossroads

Fulton Bank

Laborers' District Council

MM Partners

29th Ward Democratic Committee

​Keystone First

AmeriHealth Caritas

Alliance HP

Equinox Management & Construction

Aetna

Philadelphia Housing Authority

HealthPartners

Design Pro Development

Always Best Care Senior Services

Moravia Health

Learn more here, and we'll see you October 1st!

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