KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Founders Philly Freeze-Out 2019

Jan 18, 2019 0 comments
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Founders Philly Freeze-Out 2019

What is Founders Philly Freeze-Out?

Manayunk has partnered with Founders Brewing Co. to create an all day winter spectacular filled with ice sculptures and ice carving demonstrations, an ice beer garden, a chowder crawl, live music, a hot cocoa bar, exclusive shopping on Main Street, and more! This event is family-friendly, but guests must be 21+ to enter the ice beer garden and/or participate in the Chowder Crawl.

When is this happening?

Founders Philly Freeze-Out will be taking place on Saturday, January 26th from 11AM-4PM.

The Chowder Crawl will take place 12PM-3PM.

Where is this happening?

Founders Philly Freeze-Out will take place in various locations. There will also be activities in numerous restaurants and retail shops to stop in and warm up!

Canal View Park:
11AM-4PM:
Ice beer garden with samples from Founders Brewing Co., live DJ
2PM: Live ice carving demonstration

Main and Cotton Streets:
11AM-4PM: MNYK swag for sale, fire pits, Chowder Crawl check-in
1PM: Live ice carving demonstration
2-4PM: Live music with Stella Ruze (duo)

Main and Lock Streets:
11AM-4PM: Bailey's Treat Bar, Captain Morgan Spiced Cider, and Founders Brewing Co. samples, fire pits
11AM: Live ice carving demonstration
1-3PM: Live music with Jackson Howard

What is the Chowder Crawl?

Manayunk's first ever Chowder Crawl allows guests to try a sample of chowder from each restaurant participating in the crawl. The Chowder Crawl will run from 12-3PM.

Purchase your tickets here for a discounted price. Tickets are also available to purchase on the day of for $15/person. There are limited tickets available in advance and the day of the event. Tickets must be purchased to participate. For more information about the Chowder Crawl follow this link: https://bit.ly/2S1sHw

What activities will there be at the Founders Philly Freeze-Out?

Along with ice sculptures and ice carving demonstrations, an ice beer garden, live music, and more, additional activities will occur in these Manayunk businesses:

Canteen Works: Build Your Own Hot Cocoa Bar

Latitudes and Longitudes: DIY Personalized Pint Glass

LILA Fashion International - TBD

The Little Apple: Freeze-Out Selfie Stop

Pet Friendly Dog Bakery - TBD

Philadelphia Runner: Winter Break Run with Founders Beer-mosas (9AM)

Pineapple on Main - TBD

River City Outpost - Snowball Guessing Contest

Starshine Salon - Hair demos at 11AM and 3PM

More coming soon!

Will there be any road closures?

Yes, there will be one:

Cotton Street will be closed in between Main and Cresson Streets.

How do I get to Founders Philly Freeze-Out?

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

In addition, there will be a free shuttle running throughout the day to bring you to each min activation site, as well as participating bars off of Main Street, including Dawson Street Pub and Union Tap House.


This article was written by: Samantha Renn

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