Fishtown RiverCity Festival
Annual riverside celebration of the Fishtown neighborhood
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Noon – 6 p.m.
Note: The information below is from 2014. Stay tuned for more information about this year’s event as it becomes available.
The annual neighborhood festival, presented by the Fishtown Neighbors Association, is a free celebration of local music, food and businesses in Fishtown.
The festivities for the 7th annual celebration kick-off with the RiverCity Fun Run, a 5k throughout the streets of Fishtown. Following the run, the festival continues complete with a beer garden, music stage and vendors in the historic park.
Guests 21 and older can enjoy beverages in the festival beer garden with a donation. In the family fun area, guests of all ages can play on an inflatable rock wall, obstacle course and moon bounce or enjoy a magic show on the festival grounds.
For more details and a complete schedule of events, click the button below.
RiverCity Fun Run
Start off your day with a jog through Fishtown during the RiverCity 5k fun run. Held in partnership with the Fishtown Beer Runners, the fun run will take 200 runners through a semi-closed course that ends at the RiverCity Festival in Penn Treaty Park.
Runners will get a race day t-shirt and three beverage tickets to enjoy a the RiverCity Hospitality Tent. Proceeds benefit The Fishtown Neighbors Association.
Food & Drink
The riverside food and beverage tent at the RiverCity Festival features delicious refreshments and prime views of the festivals stage.
Enjoy dishes from top food trucks and cold beverages from Neshaminy Creek Brewing Co., 2nd Story Brewing Co. Saint Benjamin Brewing Company, Philly Homebrew Outlet and Philadelphia Brewing Company.
Beverages will be available with a donation to the Fishtown Association. A $4 donation gets you one beverage ticket with three tickets for a $10 donation. Guests must be 21 or older to enjoy the tastings.
Expect plenty of live music during the annual festival in Penn Treaty Park. Throughout the day enjoy live performances from fantastic bands inkling Katie Barbato, Pine Barons, TJ Kong and the Atomic Bomb and Matt Pond.
An afternoon of family-friendly activities is planned as well with roving magic, an inflatable obstacle course, performances from Tangle Movement Arts, face painting and much more.
For more information and a complete listing of events during the RiverCity Festival, click the link below.
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