Street Fare

Street Fare

Mt. Airy's fabulous food-centric evening street festival takes place on Thursday, September 18th! From 6:00-10:30Sip delicious beverages, Savor amazing food from the City's best gourmet food vendors and local restaurants, and Stroll along historic Germantown Avenue (between Sedgwick Street and Mt. Airy Avenue).

The 2014 Street Fare is hosted by Mt. Airy USA

Rain Date: TBD 

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Food & Drink

Enjoy top-notch gourmet bites, craft-brewed beer, wine and delicious cocktails from over 40 of the region's best food trucks and restaurants lining Germantown Avenue. Last year's vendors included: 

 

 

 

 

 

  For a map of the event and list of food vendor menu items, musical entertainment lineup, family activities and crafts and apparel, check out the event program.

Music

Here's a look at last year's performers. Stay tuned for updates on this year's musical acts! 

Stage 1

6:00 p.m. Lil Pookie & The Zydeco Sensations: Lil Pookie produces energetic, heart-filled lyrics and driven beats that combine influence from Louisianna Zydeco, rap, hip-hop and folk. Hear a sample at http://www.pookiezydeco.com

 

 

7:00 - The GTV's: Philadelphia based garage-soul made up of transplats from all across the country. A staple at Earth Bread and a local Mt. Airy Favorite. Hear a sample at http://thegtvs.com/

8:00 - Lil Pookie & The Zydeco Sensations

9:15 - The Gin Canaries: The Gin Canaries are a rag-tag bunch of audiophiles who just happened to find each other, aiming to bring it back the best music from the 20s, 30s and 40s to life so it's never forgotten. Hear as sample at http://www.gincanaries.com/music.html

Stage 2

6:00 p.m. - Grammy Nominated Sharon Katz & The Peace Train: The multicultural South African band helped Nelson Mandela end Apartheid and have countinued spreading thier message of peace reconciliation through performances around the world. Sharon Katz & The Peace Train is made up of Sharon Katz on the guitar and vocal, Wedny Quick on dance and vocals, Charles Beasley on the bass, Mark Beecher on the drums, Jared Jackson on the sax and Barry Sames on the keyboards. Hear a sample at http://www.sharonkatz.com/

7:15Lisa Chavous and The Second Line: Lisa Chavous and The Second Line are a band with the best of the Philadelphia music scenes devotees to the songs of New Orleans, Blues, and Reggae. The band is fronted my powerhousevocalist Lisa Chavous of Lisa Chavous and the Blues Messanger. Lisa is joined by bassist Bert Harris of Philly Gumbo, New Orleans funk, blues, and reggae dance ban, and RK$DTY a traditional ska band.The band is known for irresistable grooves with Lisa wailing on top, non stop fun and dancing. 

9:00 - Sharon Katz & The Peace Train

For a map of the event and list of food vendor menu items, musical entertainment lineup, family activities and crafts and apparel, check out the event program.

Family Fun

Bringing the kids out to Street Fare? No problem! Here's a look at Family Fun from last year's street Fare, including a spectacular kids activity area, live simulcast of the Eagles game, and a special baby care tent:

Family Activity Area, 6-8 pm: Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church- coner of E. Mount Pleasant Ave. & Germantown Ave. 

Enjoy a family dining area and creative kids activities, including:

  • Custom temporary tattoos courtesy of Kadillac Tattoo
  • Kids Yoga courtesy of Blue Banyan Yoga
  • Food jewelry making
  • Free-form art

The family activity area is brought to you by Kadillac Tattoo, Blue Banyan Yoga, Rhino Chiropractic, Pre-School Plus and Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church.

Baby Care Lounge,  6 - 8 p.m : Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church- coner of E. Mount Pleasant Ave. & Germantown Ave.

A semi-secluded tent where you can find a baby changing table or relax on a comfy couch while nursing your child.

Eagles Live Simulcast, 7047 Germantown Avenue - 8:25 p.m. 

Catch the Philadelphia Eagles vs the Kansas City Chiefs at an outdoor simulcast during Street Fare. Courtesy of the Interfaith Hospitality Network of Northwest Philadelphia. 

 

 

Crafts + Apparel

Take a break from savoring to stroll through our selection of crafts and retail. Last year's Street Fare included goods from:

Directions and Parking

Mt. Airy is easily accessible by car, SEPTA Regional Rail, bus, subway and Uber car service.
 

Directions to Mt. Airy Night Market

BY CAR
From Center City, South and West:

  1. Take I-76 W to Exit 340A Lincoln Drive/Kelly Drive.
  2. At the bottom of the exit ramp, merge right onto City Ave and follow signs for Lincoln Drive.
  3. Merge onto Lincoln Drive and follow it until it ends.
  4. Turn right onto Allen’s Lane.
  5. Turn right onto Germantown Avenue

(Alternative Route: Take Kelly Drive to Lincoln Drive. Follow above directions)

From Chestnut Hill and Northern Suburbs:

  1. Follow Stenton Avenue
  2. Turn right onto Cresheim Valley Drive
  3. Turn left onto Germantown Avenue

BY TRAIN

BY SUBWAY AND BUS

  1. Take the Broad Street line to the Erie Avenue stationstop (Broad & Erie Aves.)
  2. Transfer to the SEPTA Route 23 Bus (towards Chestnut Hill) and get off at the corner of Carpenter Lane and Germantown Ave. Please note that the bus will be detoured due to the street closure. Please check SEPTA’s website for detour information and/or speak with the bus driver.

By Uber Car Service

Mt. Airy USA is partnering with UBER to offer all Mt. Airy Street Fare attendees who are new to Uber a complimentary ride up to $25 using the promo code MTAIRYFOOD! For more info, click here

PARKING

Valet parking will be available for $10 at Valley Green Bank on a first come, first served basis. Flaggers will direct you in from Germantown Avenue. On the other end of the event, there is also a lot accessible from Carpenter Lane near Germantown Avenue at New Courtland (6950 Germantown Ave) that is available to the public after 6:00 p.m. There is also plenty of street parking in the Mt. Airy neighborhood! 

Press

Read what notable local media is saying about Street Fare!

Did you miss previous years' events? Read reviews about it here:

Sponsors

Street Fare is proudly sponsored by:

 

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Click here for more details

Stay Connected

Street Fare is social! Stay up to date on all the latest news:

Food Vendors

Are you interested in being a food vendor atStreet Fare: Sip, Savor, Stroll?Click HERE to download our 2014 Application

Sponsorship

Reach a large, regional audience while supporting a fantastic event. Become a sponsor of this year's Street Fare. Click HERE to download our sponsorship package and application.

Craft Vendors

Are you interested in becoming a craft vendor for Street Fare: Sip, Savor, Stroll? Click HERE to download our 2014 Craft Vending Application

Volunteer at Street Fare!

Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks during the event to make Street Fare a success. If you're interested in volunteering, please contact Elizabeth Moselle at .