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: Friday, September 26th, 2014 

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Food & Drink

Enjoy top-notch gourmet bites, craft-brewed beer, wine and delicious cocktails from over 50 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

This year's performers include:

Akil DasanAkil Dasan: International performer and accompanist to stars such as Maroon 5 and Jaicko, Akil brings the energy of Bruno Mars, blends it with the soul of Marvin Gaye, and combines it all with lyrics that tip their hat to the likes of Nas, Black Thoughtful, and Q-Tip. Whether he's beatboxing, singing, or playing guitar, Akil's powerful performances reach every audience and transport them to his lyrically masterful world. Here samples here: http://www.sonicbids.com/band/keepitakil/audio/

 

Papo GelyPapo Gely: From Rumba and Mambo to Bachata and Samba, the show is built around Gely’s Rock/Blues influenced guitar playing over the complex rhythmical mastery of Andres Cisneros from Colombia (congas) and Christian Noguera  from Argentina (bongos) all currently residing in the Philly area. Listen to a sample here.


Deb Callahan: Drenched in soul and rooted in in blues, singer and songwriter Deb Callahan has been a mainstay on the Philly music scene for many years now. She writes creative blues, soul and roots influenced original music and puts on a great live show with her band members Allen James, Garry Lee and Tom Walling. Hear a sample at: www.debcallahanband.com

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 (coming soon!)

 

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 Street Fare

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

We’ve partnered with Uber to offer all new users a free ride, up to $25, using the promotional code STREETFARE14

Uber is an iPhone/Android app that lets you tag your location and summon a professional driver to your side within minutes. Once in the car, the driver will take you wherever you need to go. The fare is billed to your card, with no need to tip, so you don't have to worry about handling cash. 

Just click the promo code and sign up! You'll be riding in no time at all.

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:

 

Street Fare is presented by:

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Media sponsorship provided by:

media sponsors

 

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Click here for more details

Stay Connected

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Food Vendors

 Are you interested in being a food vendor at Street Fare: Sip, Savor, Stroll? Our vendor list is now FULL! Click HERE to download our 2014 Application to apply for the waiting list.

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 .