Philadelphia

GREENFEST PHILLY RETURNS FOR 10TH YEAR WITH Edible Bugs, Live Music, Eco Beer Garden, Family Fun

WHERE:
Headhouse Square and Along South Street
2nd Street to Pine Street, Front to 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146

WHAT:
Clean
Air Council’s 10th Annual GreenFest Philly returns to Headhouse Square
on Sunday, September 13, 2015 from 10:00am – 4:00pm. Festivities will
include live music from popular local bands, MOM’s Organic Market kid’s
corner,

eco-friendly crafts and music, organic food and drinks, a
sustainably brewed beer garden, handmade goods, innovative green
businesses and products, ways to take action for clean air, and much
more. Alongside that fun, 150+ sponsors, local businesses, supporters
and vendors will help transform Headhouse Square and South Street into a
festive, fun and educational outdoor marketplace. Fest-goers can buy
local and organic from the first big farmers’ market of the fall under
the Shambles.

WHO:

* Over 15,000 people enjoying free exhibits, demonstrations, arts and crafts, eco adventures, green food trucks and more. 

* Over 150 vendors and exhibitors are now confirmed – making this the largest Greenfest ever. 

* Families will enjoy a tasty
surprise as they sample edible bugs including crickets on crackers and
chocolate brownies made with flour made from ground bugs.
*
Live music from Philly’s best homegrown bands: The Lawsuits, TJ Kong
and the Atomic Bomb, Levee Drivers, Nathan Earl and Rachel Joy
* Beer
Garden: BRU Craft & Wurst and U-Bahn will be providing the beer for
the Greenfest Philly Sustainably Brewed Beer Garden with selections
from Philadelphia Brewing Company
* Rock Climbing Wall with view of
South Street: Kids and adults can catch climbing fever and try their
hand at scaling a 25 foot rock wall.

* Kinetic Sculpture – The CUSP
at The Franklin Institute fabricated this unique performance art-piece
using an old surrey-style bicycle. Four pilots provide the power to the
undulating umbrella choreography. Eighteen royal blue umbrellas open and
close in concert.
* Delaware Valley BMW Centers will offer test drives of the all-electric BMW i3.

* Philly Swap at Greenfest Philly with gently used clothing, toys and books.
* Eco etsy with dozens of eco handmade artists.
 
* Adoptable pets from PAWS. 

MORE INFORMATION:
www.greenfestphilly.org
@GreenFestPhilly #greenfestphilly on Twitter