Fun Events Happening This Weekend -I’ll be at Flavors on East Passyunk


Three Fun Events This Weekend -I’ll be at Flavors on East Passyunk

East Passyunk Avenue presents its second annual Flavors on the Avenue street festival featuring five blocks and six hours of food, drink, music, shopping and free family fun.


East Passyunk Avenue presents its second annual Flavors on the Avenue street festival featuring five blocks and six hours of food, drink, music, shopping and free family fun.


More than two dozen of the region’s best restaurants will fire up street food, small plates, signature dishes out in the street, on Philadelphia’s restaurant row. Look for some of Philadelphia’s biggest culinary names (Chefs Nick Elmi, Joncarl Lachman, Lee Styer, Christopher Kearse) to serve right outside their front doors.

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District presents Flavors on the Avenue street festival on Sunday, April 29, 2018, from 11:00am to 5:00pm. The city’s first big restaurant festival of the spring will feature five blocks of street food, seasonal sips, craft beer, live music, sidewalk sales and free family fun – from Broad to Dickinson streets.  Over twenty-four award-winning restaurants, cafes and bars will bring their signature cuisine outside under the blue skies. Craft beer, signature cocktails and wine will pour from select restaurants out on the street, as well as inside the new Founders Brewing Co. Tasting Tent. East Passyunk Flavors on the Avenue is free to attend and open to all ages. Food will be specially priced between $3.00 and $6.00 (average) and be pay-as-you-go from individual restaurants.

Flavors on the Avenue is East Passyunk’s signature food festival and our largest event of the year,” said Executive Director Pam Zenzola. “We invite the region to come hungry and experience the culinary talents of Philadelphia’s top chefs and restaurants. Flavors on the Avenue also showcases the diversity of our constantly growing food scene – with everything from old school gravy joints to new up-and-comers like Barcelona Wine Bar, Pistola’s Del Sur and Redcrest Fried Chicken. Bring the whole family for a full day of food and drink, plus music, activities, arts and shopping. See you on the Avenue!”
Ardmore Antique and Vintage Market returns to Rittenhouse Place at Lancaster Avenue on Sunday, April 29, 2018, from 8:00am to 5:00pm. The Ardmore Initiative, in partnership with Phila. FleaMarkets, is proud to bring back this bi-annual event that includes antique vendors from the tri-state area featuring a wide variety of antiques, collectibles, vintage and estate jewelry, clothing and accessories, antique furniture, vintage home furnishings, lighting, glassware, pottery, primitives, and much more.

New for this year, look for free family fun activities, crafts, music and the grand opening of Common Space. View vendors atwww.DestinationArdmore.com.

Free to attend and open to the public. Rain date: Sunday, May 27, 2018.

Fresh off the success of the inaugural Philadelphia Beard Festival (PBF) last April, and adding
title sponsor WAHL, the Philadelphia Beard Festival looks to continue its growth in year two. This year the festival
is being held on Sunday, April 29th from noon to 6 pm at the The Schmidt’s Commons in Northern Liberties. Beyond the epic beard contest sponsored by WAHL that judges contestants in 12 different facial hair categories, there will be last years hit Bearded Speed Dating for those lovers of bearded gentleman. Beyond just “The beards” the festival will entertain guests with AXE throwing from Bury the Hatchet, local craft beers, whiskey & spirit
tastings, a mobile cigar lounge from The Traveling Tobacconist, outdoor games, LIVE acoustic music from local
favorites Tino & Ashley, food trucks, beard product vendors and more. You can purchase reduced tickets in advance
at their website http://www.philadelphiabeardfest.com or just pay at the door the day of the festival.

Other events coming to The Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons

Craft Hospitality is bringing the popular Margarita Rumble to Philly.  Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. Join as 15 of the best bars and restaurants compete for the title of the Best Margarita in Philly. Kicking off at The Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons, dozens of mixologists will shake it up while you sample the best margaritas, and vote for your favorite! A DJ will keep you bamba’ing through the evening. Partygoers have three afternoon sessions to choose from when buying VIP or general admission tickets. VIP admission means early access one hour before the fiesta really kicks off!

Use code fiesta, to get $16 off!


Spring Makers’ Market and Local Libations Garden
Saturday, April 28, 2018
10:00am to 6:00pm
The Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons (1001 N. 2nd Street)
Presented by The Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons