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PIFA Street Fair

A Ferris Wheel, performers, food and more on the Avenue of the Arts

PIFA Street Fair

The 2011 PIFA Street Fair. Credit: Kimmel Center


Saturday, April 23, 2016
11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Note: The information below is from 2014. Stay tuned for more information about this year’s event as it becomes available.


The culminating event of the 31-day Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, the 2013 PIFA Street Fair is a day-long celebration in the center of Philadelphia.

The Kimmel Center will close Broad Street for the extravaganza based around the festival’s theme, “If You Had a Time Machine…”

Spend the day on the Avenue of the Arts with food vendors, artisans, and exhibitors and enjoy street performances, musicians, and family-friendly entertainment. Highlights of this year’s Street Fair include the return of the PIFA Ferris Wheel, gardens for lounging and a dinosaur petting zoo complete with a life-size T-Rex.

Click here for a map of the PIFA Street Fair

2011 Street Fair

Thousands of visitors packed Broad Street for the 2011 PIFA Street Fair, which featured a breathtaking show from France’s La Compagnie Transe Express, who performed while suspended 100-feet above the crowd.

For more information on the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, visit

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