Fishtown RiverCity Festival

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Annual riverside celebration of the Fishtown neighborhood

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Photo by M. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia
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  • 1341 N. Delaware Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19125
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Celebrate fall in the Fishtown neighborhood during the annual RiverCity Festival at scenic Penn Treaty Park along the Delaware River Waterfront on Saturday, October 13 from noon to 6 p.m.

The neighborhood festival, presented by the Fishtown Neighbors Association, is a free celebration of local music, food and businesses in Fishtown.

The festivities for the annual celebration center around historic Penn Treaty Park with a beer garden, live music and vendors.

The Experience

A free celebration of local music, food and businesses in Fishtown.

The RiverCity Festival offers a daylong outdoor fun fest overlooking the Delaware River and showcases all that the Fishtown neighborhood has to offer.

Guests can enjoy a lineup of live musical acts and shop away at local businesses and craft vendors that are on site selling their wares throughout the event.

The beer garden — a festival favorite — features a variety of craft beers, many provided by Philadelphia-area breweries.

Kids are sure to be entertained, too. Games and activities in past years have included a moon bounce, an inflatable obstacle course, magic shows and pet tent sponsored by local, animal-focused organizations.

Getting There & Tickets

The festival is free admission, with pay-as-you-go food, drinks and shopping.

Street parking is limited near Penn Treaty Park, but there are plenty of easy ways to get there.

Festival-goers can take SEPTA’s Market-Frankford subway line to Girard Avenue and Front Street; from there it’s a 10-minute walk to the fun. The #43 bus stops right at the park. Or, guests can hop on a bike and take advantage of the festival’s bicycle valet service.

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