Oct. 1st | Frankford & Girard
The foodie night owls flocked to the Night Market events last year. In case you’re new to the area or just been oblivious to The Food Trust’s insanely poplar event, Night Market is food event where the area’s top food trucks gather several times throughout the summer and early fall months at various locations around town. Where most of these types events take place during the day, Night Market obviously takes place at night between the hours of 6-10 pm.
Oct. 3rd | 2200 N. 8th St.
Head north for a neighborhood celebration with Open Source artists Keir Johnston and Ernel Martinez, right next to the artists’ pop-up community bodega space, which explores the intersection of the Latino and African American communities in North Philadelphia. Developed in partnership with our friends at AL DÍA News Media, WXPN, AfroTaino Productions, and Raíces Culturales Latinoamericanas, this afternoon block party is the perfect way to get to know the neighborhood and the people who live there.
Oct. 3rd | Old City (2nd & Arch/Market)
HEAR YE! HEAR YE! Bloktoberfest 2015 is ON brothers and sisters! Your favorite homegrown festival on the best end of the hippest street in town is rockin’ on October 3, 2015!
Oct. 3rd | Philly AIDS Thrift
Philly AIDS Thrift celebrates 10 years with their biggest block party ever. The street will be closed outside 5th and Bainbridge for music from DJ Robert Drake, food trucks, craft vendors, games, celebrity dunk tank, moon bounce, magicians, face painting, balloon artists, dancing in the streets, Halloween kick-off, mini-parade and much more.
Oct. 3rd | Midtown Village
Taking place on 13th Street from Chestnut to Locust Streets, the annual Midtown Village Fall Festival features the best food and drinks in the neighborhood, live entertainment, shopping and more.
Oct. 4th | Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Concilio’s Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade is the “Crown Jewel” of the Puerto Rican Festival every year. It is one of the first ethnic parades to ever be televised in Philadelphia. In addition to the hundreds of people gathered on the parkway, the parade continues to offer a live televised portion for an additional 96,000 viewers who tune in for a vibrant display of cultural pride.
Oct. 6th | Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing
Don’t miss the Forbes Under 30 Music Festival Ft. Hanson, Lindsey Stirling, Shawn Mendes & Fetty Wap
Oct. 8th | Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing
Oct. 9th | Alla Spina
All weekend: Victory tap takeover and German food specials Friday: Stein Hoist w/ prizes by Victory Brewing Company Saturday: Street Festival w/ live band Polkadelphia.
Oct. 11th | Old City
We return to Midtown Village for the big finale to the Philly DJ Mural Project, a yearlong program with a creative spin on music education for youth. Celebrate Shepard Fairey’s new mural, honoring Philly’s rich DJ history, and dance for hours to jams from Rich Medina, Cosmo Baker, Illvibe Collective, and Scratch Academy. Purchase an Open Source Insider Pass to receive entry for two (2) to the VIP section at Jamonera, where we’ll be serving drinks and tapas.
Oct. 17th | Xfinity Live!
Voted one of the top-10 Oktoberfest parties in the country by Draft Magazine, we proudly announce the 4th Annual Oktoberfest Live! craft beer festival celebration at the incredible XFINITY Live! Philadelphia – complete with indoor, outdoor, and covered beer gardens, German Oktoberfest-style beer tents, 7 spectacular areas, food trucks, multiple musical acts, and MUCH MORE! Grab some friends and come on out for a beautiful fall day (typically 75 & sunny) of amazing beer-drinking fun. FULL DETAILS are below under “What can I Expect” – an absolutely amazing line up of beers & fun!
Oct. 22nd | Smith Memorial Arch
Do you love Philadelphia’s parks? GLOW in the Park is the Fairmount Park Conservancy’s 4th annual event to showcase Philly’s amazing parks and build the next generation of park champions. Invite your friends to this unique experience of the Smith Memorial Arch glowing in the dark and hosting fellow park lovers for a night of music, food, drinks and special surprises!
Oct. 24th | Lincoln Financial field
OVER 40 CHEESESTEAK VENDORS FROM THE PHILADELPHIA AREA CELEBRITY CHEFS AND LOCAL CELEBRITIES LOCAL RADIO CELEBRITIES LIVE ENTERTAINMENT CARNIVAL GAMES ZIP LINE RIDES MECHANICAL BULL CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST CHEESESTEAK (OVER 450 FT) AS WE BRING THE RECORD BACK TO PHILADELPHIA CHEESESTEAK COMPETITIVE EATING COMPETITION SPORTS MEMORABILIA & CRAFT VENDORS THOUSANDS OF LIKE-MINDED AND PROUD PHILADELPHIANS CELEBRATING AROUND ITS PROMIENT LOVE FOR FOOD AND FESTIVITIES.
Oct 24th | Franklin Square
Enjoy some of Philly’s finest food trucks, activities, and a summer beer garden presented by Barren Hill Brewery. Admission is free, with food and beverage available for purchase from participating vendors.