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Inaugural Old City Festival to be October 12th

On Sunday October 12th, 2014, the Philadelphia’s oldest neighborhood is having its First Annual Street Festival and will be part of DesignPhiladelphia’s 10th Anniversary celebration! This event is to highlight the region’s premier art and design district. Join in the fun in the heart of America’s historic streets for a new tradition - Sunday, October 12th from noon-6:00 at Arch Street between 2nd and 4th Streets and 3rd Street between Race and Market Streets.

 A general view of the Philadelphia city skyline
Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

We are thrilled to present our first-ever Old City Fest,” says Old City District’s Executive Director, Job Itzkowitz. “OId City Fest will be THE spot to immerseyourself in art and design, fashion and food, as well as creativity and culture.”

Participating vendors will include:

  • Smak Parlour
  • Reform Vintage Modern
  • Franklin Fountain
  • Scout Vintage
  • Sassafras
  • Arch Enemy Arts
  • Panorama
  • Clay Studio

Old City Fest will have:

  • Festival Stage with live music and performances
  • Design showcase room
  • pop-up theatrical performances
  • wide array of food, beverages
  • retail shopping

From its historic past to its art presence and its tech future, Old City is the place to be!

A partial list of participating vendors can be found below. For more information click here.

Participating Vendors + Sponsors:

  • AIGA
  • Amada
  • Arch Enemy Arts
  • Betsy Ross House
  • Blue Stone Gallery
  • Center for Art in Wood
  • Clay Studio
  • Continental
  • Cuba Libre
  • Diva Rica
  • Franklin Fountain
  • Friends Of Independence National Park
  • Historic Philadelphia
  • Hotel Monaco
  • Independence Park Service
  • Lost + Found
  • National Museum of American Jewish History
  • Neff Associates
  • Never too Spoiled
  • Old City Coffee
  • Panorama
  • Penn’s View Hotel
  • Red Owl Tavern
  • Reform Vintage Modern
  • Revolution House
  • Sassafras
  • Scout Vintage
  • Seaport Museum
  • Shane Confectionery
  • Smak Palour
  • Wedge & Fig

About Old City District

Located in the Philly's most historic square mile of the United States, Old City is a unique blend of historic influence and modern lifestyles. Old City has reinvented itself from foundries, factories and warehouse spaces into the residential, retail, dining and cultural destination of the city with art galleries, restaurants, and upscale retail boutiques and historic tours.

Info from Neff Associates