KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Manayunk Harvest Fest 2018

Sep 21, 2018 0 comments
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Manayunk Harvest Fest 2018

What is Harvest Fest?

Harvest Fest is a full day of live music, seasonal activities, food vendors, and all things fall in Pretzel Park and all along Main Street. Manayunk retailers will be featuring fall specials throughout the day, and the live music will move into Manayunk restaurants during dinner hours.

When and where is this happening?

Harvest Fest will be taking place on Saturday, September 29th from 12-6 PM in Pretzel Park, with additional activities and shopping on Main Street.

Will there be any food?

There will be many delicious food trucks and vendors serving food all day long including:

Calle del Sabor

Cupcake Carnivale

DonutNV*

The Pizza Cruiser

Meat Wagon BBQ

Candygyrl

Lunchbox

Jammin' Crepes*

The Spicy Belly*

Stuff'd Buns*

*On Cotton Street

You can also eat at some of Manayunk’s local restaurants along Main Street.



What activities will there be?

A variety of activities will be taking place for all ages. Whether you’re looking to relax and listen to live music or get your face painted, we've got plenty of cool festivities to look forward to!

12-4PM: Professional Pumpkin Carving*

Cartoonz by John*

1-4PM: PeanutButter Face Painting

North Light Community Center Rigamajig

*Activity taking place in Canal View Park (4416 Main Street)

Along with all of these fun activities, there will be tons of fun performances in Pretzel Park throughout the whole event!

PRETZEL PARK

11AM: Dr. Ketchup

12PM: Hot Club of Philadelphia

1PM: Rachel Andie & The V Element

1:45PM: Performance by Merge Dance Studio

2PM: Black Horse Motel

3PM: Ben Arnold & Band

4PM: Kuf Knotz

5PM: Stella Ruze

MAIN STREET

12-8PM: Hatchfest (Craft Manayunk)

1PM: Kenn Kweder (Winnie's Manayunk)

5-8PM: Jamie B. Gallagher (Canteen Works)

6-8PM: Alexander Saddic (Bourbon Blue)

7PM: The Strange Heat, Athensville, Parsnip Revolt, & Scott McClatchey (The Grape Room)

8-11PM: Padraig Stevens with Leo Moran of The Saw Doctors (The Locks at Sona)

9PM: Stella Ruze with Andrew Jude(Dawson Street Pub)

10PM: Those Guys Delco (Sona Pub & Kitchen)


Will there be any shopping?

Yes! Harvest Fest will include many shopping deals on Main Street and Pretzel Park Farmers Market vendors! There will be tons of items to explore for everyone!

Faber Distilling Co

Jacqueline Schneider Art

Joanne's Wreaths

Jocelynn Goode

Pet Friendly Dog Bakery

Philadelphia Runner* - 25% off all trail shoes

Slow Rise Bakery

The Energy Co-op

Walnut Run Farm

*Main Street deal



Will there be any road closures?

Yes, there will be two:

4300 block of Silverwood Street (in between Cotton and Rector Streets)

100 block of Cotton Street (in between Main and Cresson Streets)

How do I get to Harvest Fest?

Coming To Manayunk By Car

From South

(Delaware, Baltimore)

Take I-95 North. Follow signs for Central Philadelphia/I- 676 West. Follow 676 West to signs for Route 76 (Schuylkill Expressway) West - (towards Valley Forge). Take 76 to Belmont Ave/Green Lane Exit 338 (old exit 31), at the bottom of the ramp make a right turn cross the Green Lane bridge to the traffic light which is Main Street and make a right turn. Welcome to Manayunk - first parking lot will appear on your right just past the fire house.

From West

(Reading, Lancaster, Harrisburg)

Take the PA Turnpike East to Exit 326 (old exit 24; Schuylkill Expressway). Take Schuylkill Expressway (I-76) East towards Central Philadelphia. Take 76 to Belmont Ave/Green Lane Exit 338 (old exit 31), at the bottom of the ramp make a left turn, cross the Green Lane bridge to the traffic light which is Main Street and make a right turn. Welcome to Manayunk - first parking lot will appear on your right just past the fire house.

From North

(New York, North Jersey)

Take NJ Turnpike to PA Turnpike/Exit 6. Take the PA Turnpike to Exit 326 (old exit 24; Schuylkill Expressway). Take Schuylkill Expressway (I-76) East towards Central Philadelphia. Take 76 to Belmont Ave/Green Lane Exit 338 (old exit 31), at the bottom of the ramp make a left turn, cross the Green Lane bridge to the traffic light which is Main Street and make a right turn. Welcome to Manayunk - first parking lot will appear on your right just past the fire house.

** Address to plug in for a GPS: 4312 Main Street, Philadelphia, PA 19127

Coming To Manayunk By Bike

Stay active and remain eco-friendly by biking to Manayunk! Take Kelly Drive from Center City or the Schuylkill River Trail from all parts of the Philadelphia region. Visit the Bike Coalition of Greater Philadelphia for more details and biking maps.

Coming To Manayunk By Public Transportation

For schedules and fare rates, contact SEPTA at (215) 580-7800 or on the web at www.septa.org for more information.

Parking Here Is Simple, Convenient and Affordable!

There are over 700 spaces are available in parking lots conveniently located throughout the commercial district. In addition, revenue generated in many Manayunk parking lots is used for street maintenance, anti graffiti programs, landscape and greening projects, watershed education and ongoing development projects. Yes, your parking dollars help keep our neighborhood beautiful!

  • Green Lane between Main Street and Cresson Street.
  • Main and Levering Streets.
  • Venice Island via Main and Lock Streets.
  • Venice Island via Main and Cotton Streets.
  • Venice Island via Carson Street (across from Post Office).
  • 4000 Main Street - Night time and weekend parking only.

This fall-themed event is definitely a family affair, so kick of the season with us in Pretzel Park and have a great time! We've got food, music, and family fun, now all we need is you!

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