Note: Before you look at this, check out our updated list of Philly Spring Festivals for 2018.
Festival season is hitting Philadelphia and we have a guide of ones you need to check out before they’re gone. We’re talking beer, food, games, music — even dragons. So mark your calendars and get ready for some outside fun. Whether you’re into tacos and tequila or gardening and fashion, festival season has something for everyone.
Manayunk Brewery & Restaurant
Our 19th Annual Manayunk Craft Beer Fest is coming up on April 29th! 🍻🎉🎊 Tickets are available at the link in our bio, but moving fast. It's shaping up to be quite the list of breweries. Excited to spend an afternoon by the river enjoying Craft Beer, Tacos, Tequila & Tunes! 🌮🍻🎸 #manayunk #manayunkbrewery #drinklocal #mnyk #philly #philadelphia #phillybeerscene #craftbeer #beerfest #beerfestival #phl #tequila #tacos #schuylkill #schuylkillriver #upcomingevents @philly2night
Tacos and tequila at the 19th annual craft beer fest. Live music all day along with an unlimited amount of craft beer samples in a souvenir glass. Participating breweries in the past have been Conshohocken Brewing Company, Flying Fish, Philadelphia Brewing Company, Weyerbacher, and Yards.
Craft beer and music festival. Sample spring and summer beers from over 75 breweries. Games and prizes too.
East Passyunk Avenue
Mark your calendars Sunday April 30th it is Flavors on the Avenue 12-5pm !!! 5 block street festival! 27 participating restaurants! Kid activities! Local businesses! 85+ local vendors!!! Come spend the day in south philly!!! #streetfestival #festival #food #restaurant #shopping #shopsmall #artists #shops #flavorsontheavenue #eastpassyunkave #philadelphia
Sample tons of great dishes prepared by 27 restaurants in East Passyunk. Vendors selling furniture, artwork, and jewelry.
200 South Street
Over 30 restaurants and bars will be serving your favorite foods and drinks outside. Live entertainment with 30 bands, along with hundreds of artists and retailers to buy from. This is an event for all ages with a lot of family-friendly fun.
Check out the 21st annual festival with over 150 garden and home vendors. Plenty of garden experts will be there to handle any of your questions. Sample several of Chestnut Hill restaurants: McNally’s Tavern, Fiesta Pizza, Tavern on the Hill, Campbell’s Place, and more. Live music and lots of fun for kids.
May 9 to June 11
This festival is back for its second year at Franklin Square. Live entertainment, food, shopping, and of course, a 200-foot Chinese dragon lantern.
Cottman and Rising Sun Avenues
In its 7th season, come out to Night Market and enjoy dozens of food trucks and good music. At this Northeast Philly location, expect live entertainment and local beer. This festival has a great reputation so we’re thinking this will be another awesome event.
Sugar House Casino
More than 30 taco vendors, tequila samples, live entertainment, and a taco eating contest are planned. Authentic mariachi bands and a margarita bar will be on hand as well.
Portside Arts Center
A fundraiser for Portside Student Scholarship Fund for those with limited resources. Activities include food trucks, face painting, a moon bounce, and more.
18th and Walnut Streets
Fashion shows, music, food, and culinary demonstrations are taking over Walnut Street.
Trenton Avenue and Norris Street
Watch handmade, human-powered floats make their way to the finish line, then scope out the food trucks, artists, and vendors.
9th Street and Washington Avenue
May 20 and 21
This festival offers more than just Italian food. There will be a traditional grease pole competition, half ball tournament, and live entertainment.
Unlimited chips and fresh guac crafted by 15 Philadelphia restaurants. Find out who will be the next Guac Master while enjoying a discounted Tito’s cocktail. All proceeds are donated to help prepare and deliver meals to those with life-threatening illnesses. Some competitors are Café Ynez, Cantina Dos Segundos, Chili’s Grill & Bar, and Revolution Taco.
23rd and South Streets
The largest African-American street festival in the country, covering 12 city blocks with culture and tradition. Food trucks and live entertainment will be a part of it as well.