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The 3rd Annual East Passyunk Fall Fest and Spooky Saturday Guarantees to be Spooktacular

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The 3rd Annual East Passyunk Fall Fest and Spooky Saturday Guarantees to be Spooktacular

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) presents a double dose of spooktacular fun with the 3rd Annual East Passyunk Fall Fest and Spooky Saturday on Saturday, October 25, 2014, from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Spooky Saturdayfree family fun will include cider and donuts, pumpkin painting, costume contests (for children and dogs), pet treats, art lessons, children’s dance party and pet adoptables.

East Passyunk's 2nd Annual Fall Festival + Spooky Saturday, OctoFall Fest will feature outdoor seasonal fare from local restaurants and food trucks, 40 local artists and crafters, live bands, sidewalk sales and a fall plant sale. Business between the Singing Fountain and Mifflin Triangle (Mifflin and East Passyunk) will open doors to trick or treaters. Free bags will be given away to the first 500 children. Most activities will be held at the Singing Fountain (EPA and Tasker), with select activities to be held at Mifflin Triangle (EPA and Mifflin). For more information, visit, like EPABID on Facebook and follow @epassyunkave on Twitter.


Outdoor eats and drinks (11:00am to 4:00pm)
* Fond – Adult fall beverages and bar menu
* Mamma Maria Ristorante – Gnocchi, chicken cutlets and sausages
* Ms Goody Cupcake – Halloween cupcakes and cookies
* POPE – Veggie and meaty chili and seasonal craft beer
* Stateside – American-made craft cocktails and bar menu
* Stogie Joe’s – BBQ pulled pork sliders and seasonal craft beer
* The Tot Cart – Tater tots with fun toppings
* Weckerly’s – Small-batch ice cream and ice cream sandwiches made with local, seasonal ingredients

Family fun (11:00am to 4:00pm)
* Craft Show with 40 local artists curated by nice things…handmade
* Red Paw and Operation Ava adoptables and information tables
* Doggie Style water and treat station
* Pumpkins and fall foliage sale at Urban Jungle

Kids only (11:00am to 1:00pm)
* Kids’ costume contest for Scariest, Funniest + Most Original, staggered by age groups (11am – ages 4 & under, 11:30am – ages 5 to 8, Noon – ages 9 to 12)
* Art projects by the Young Rembrandts
* Dance party with Halloween favorite tunes
* Free trick or treat bags from Aversa PR & Events for the first 500 kids
* Pumpkin painting (first come, first served) at Urban Jungle
* Trick or treating at the craft show

Fido too (12:30pm)
* Dog costume contest for Scariest, Funniest + Most Original with prizes from Doggie Style
* Fido treat and water station by Doggie Style

Live music
* Passyunk Pickers (1:00pm)
* Mia Johnson (2:00pm)
* We Are Fauna (3:00pm)

East Passyunk's 2nd Annual Fall Festival + Spooky Saturday, OctoALONG THE AVENUE:
* Alphabet Aquarium (1720 EPA) – Temporary tattoos (1:00pm to 3:00pm)
* Trick or treating at various businesses, including: Carolyn Verdi Boutique, Chhaya Café, Frame Fatale, HOME, Headhunters Hair Design, Knack, Macuso’s Cheese Shop, Mia Philadelphia, Occassionette, Philadelphia Scooters, The Bottle Shop (1:00pm to 4:00pm or as supplies last, other businesses to be announced)

* Hip & Thrifty (1810 EPA) Halloween Headquarters costume sale

* Favorite seasonal food specials including the Thanksgiving waffle at Chhaya Café (1819 EPA) and Thanksgiving Panini at Fuel (1919 EPA)


* Dance party with BenFM playing musical favorites and games (1:30pm to 3:30pm)
* Free cider and donuts (starting at 1:30pm while supplies last)
* Spooky chalk drawing (1:30pm to 3:30pm)

Food and drinks from mobile vendors and restaurants are pay-as-you-go. Other activities, tricks or treats, and cider and donuts are free unless otherwise noted. In the event of rain, Fall Festival music and craft show will be cancelled. Spooky Saturday’s costume contest and trick or treating will move in front of Urban Jungle (1526 EPA).

Fall Fest and Spooky Saturday is presented by East Passyunk Business Improvement District, with Acme, Aversa PR, Doggie Style, nice things..handmade, Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation, South Philly Review, Where Magazine and Yelp

For updates to the lineup, performance times and EPABID information, visit, RSVP to invites on Facebook, or follow @epassyunkave on Twitter.

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