One of Philly’s largest block festivals is back. On Sunday August 7th from 12 pm – 9 pm, The 2nd Street Festival will take over half a dozen blocks along 2nd Street (from Girard Ave to Spring Garden St.) in Northern Liberties. This all-day, free celebration of the community and businesses on 2nd Street will host over 100 local vendors including arts, crafts, clothing and handmade goods.
The 2nd Street Festival is also a foodie’s dream with the plethora of food trucks and food vendors on-hand. A beer garden will also be on-site with plenty of cocktails and brews on draft. For entertainment, this year’s festival will feature two stages with over a dozen bands and multiple DJs.
Held on the first Sunday of every August, The 2nd Street Festival was founded in 2008 by several local business owners, 2nd St Festival has grown into one of the largest annual street festivals in Philadelphia, spanning several blocks in Northern Liberties and drawing upwards of 40,000 people each year.