Stroll The Street

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Stroll the Street is back!

Every Thursday - June, July, and August starting at 5PM

Shop, dine, and stroll your way down Main Street during Stroll the Street. The series features live music, local vendors, activities, happy hour specials, and shopping deals all while leaning into the neighborhood’s creative community. June kicks off with Manayunk’s plein air competition, Plein on Main, followed by weekly collaborations on Stroll’s newest initiative, the MNYK Artbox. The mini-stage provides a creative community space for interactive demos and performances by groups like Tuft the World, Birdwatchers Studio, Roberto Negrin, and Henry Golden.

June: Arts Month | July: Music Month | August: Pets Month

June 6th | Plein on Main

Stroll the Street kicks off with Manayunk’s very own plein air competition, Plein on Main! With the help of Orbit Art Gallery, artists will paint Main Street Manayunk in the natural elements, delivering their completed pieces to Cotton Street at 5PM. From 5PM - 8PM, you can stop by to view all the art, grab a light bite, meet the artists, and see the awards be announced.

For more info, see the Plein on Main Blog.

June 13th | Manayunk Paint Night

Join us in painting a temporary MNYK Artbox mural. Visitors will be able to step up onto the Artbox to help fill in the Manayunk themed piece. Visitors will also be able to channel their inner artist with mini-canvases and paint available at the Manayunk tent.

June 20th | Tuft the World

Tuft the World will take on the MNYK Artbox with an interactive tufting demo. Get hands-on experience as you help create a colorful and collaborative rug with a tufting machine. Tuft the World will also have their art on display at the event.

June 27th | Family Fun Night

Bring the kids to Stroll’s Family Fun Night! Cotton Street will host caricaturists, face painting, games, and kid-friendly arts and crafts - that are fun for adults too!

July 4th | No Stroll the Street

There's no Stroll the Street this night. Happy 4th of July!

July 11th | Drum Circle with Joe Tayoun

Talented percussionist, Joseph Tayoun, will lead a drum circle on the MNYK Artbox. The circle is open to anyone - no experience necessary - and drums will be provided. You're also more than welcome to bring your own.

July 18th | Manayunk Open Mic Night

In collaboration with Fat Lady Brewing, the MNYK Artbox will be hosting a community open mic night right on Cotton Street. All are welcome to join. Information on sign ups will be available soon.

July 25th | Gardyn Jazz Orchestra

In collaboration with Fat Lady Brewing, the MNYK Artbox will host Gardyn Jazz Orchestra. The group, composed of world class musicians, will bring a performance full of enthusiasm, virtuosity, and incredible sounds. The show will bring hip arrangements, strong musical soloists, and unkempt hard groovin’ swing.

August 1st | Pet Bandana Making with Portable Picasso

Gift your furry friends a customized, handmade bandana. Portable Picasso will provide bandanas and supplies to help deck out your pet.

August 8th | Doggie Fashion Show and Costume Contest with Roberto Negrin

Award winning pet fashion designer, TV personality, and animal advocate, Roberto Negrin, will take over the MNYK Artbox to host a doggie fashion show with local rescues. We encourage you to bring your pets dressed to impress too as the night will host a canine costume contest. Lucky winners might just receive Manayunk swag and prizes!

August 15th | Peanut Butter Puppy Paint

It’s a paint night for the pups! Bring your pups to Cotton Street to paint (or lick) their very own portrait. Who knows what masterpieces will be created.

August 22nd | Canine Caricatures

All night long, Dan’s Toonz will be sketching portraits of pet parents and their furry friends. Stop by Cotton Street to take home the memory - caricature style!

August 29th | Pup Cup Buffet

Make you way over to Cotton Street for a complimentary Pup Cup Buffet. The buffet menu will include toppings like peanut butter & bacon treats, all natural peanut butter, and more!

Winnie's Manayunk - Varied weekly themes food/drink specials tying in with arts, music, and pet month

Fat Lady Brewing - weekly live music and drink specials

Jake's & Cooper's Wine Bar and Wine Shop - free wine tasting on Stroll the Street nights and 10% off all wines tasted

And more to come!

City of Paws Pet Care - Staying open late until 8PM. Weekly specials during Pet Month

Creative Collective - Neighborhood Portraits offered for a discounted price

Minor Details - Extended store hours every Thursday until 8pm. Special activities on select Thursdays: June 6 "Dogs of Manayunk" Coloring Book Launch Pawty with the artist, signings, and more.

Vibe Philly Events - Handmade crafts

And more to come!

In Canal View Park

June 6 | Julia Finegan

June 20 | Emily Drinker

June 27 | Michael Berg

And more to come!

June 6th Vendors

Astral Days Vintage

Climate Action PA

DW's Candles

Lily Lough Jewelry

Wild Ones Collections

And 10+ more!

Visitor Information

Bike Here

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.

Take Public Transit Here

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

Park Here

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
  • 4000 Main Street - Night time and weekend parking only

Vendor Applications 

Interested in becoming a vendor at Stroll the Street? Follow this link to the 2024 application.

Press Information

Do you want to feature a Manayunk event in your publication? Contact for a press release, press opportunities and interviews.

Sponsorship Information

Do you want to get your business in front of Manayunk event visitors? Learn more about sponsoring Manayunk events by emailing Joan Denenberg at for more information.

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