Fall for the Arts Festival in Chestnut Hill will feature over 100 arts and crafts vendors
While we’re still weeks away from the start of fall, stores have already started selling pumpkin spice lattes, apple cider donuts and Halloween decorations.
To celebrate the official launch next month, Germantown Avenue in Chestnut Hill will be transformed into an outdoor market for Fall for the Arts Festival. Sunday, September 25 Ffrom 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Experience art demonstrations, live music, and over 100 arts and crafts vendors.
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Visitors can visit Makers Village, which runs along Germantown Avenue from Abington Avenue to Hartwell Lane. It will feature live demonstrations from glassblowers, weavers and potters. You can also buy art, including oils, watercolors, prints, photography, sculpture, pottery, wood crafts, jewelry and accessories.
The Sustainability Hub will run in the opposite direction, from Abington Avenue to Hartwell Lane. It features makers, individuals, and organizations working to support a more sustainable Philadelphia. Speakers will be on hand to discuss what’s happening at the forefront of green innovation, while vendors sell sustainable products.
Hilltop Books – the non-profit bookstore owned by Friends of Chestnut Hill Library – will hold book sales inside the Sustainability Hub and at the intersection of Germantown Avenue and Bethlehem Pike.
The playground at Jenks Elementary School, 8301 Germantown Ave., will be transformed into a children’s Fun Fest. Kids under 10 can enjoy face painting, crafts, and plenty of dining options.
Live music includes Jonathan Savage & The Classic Rockers at Bethlehem Pike Stage, 8701 Germantown Ave., from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Blues band Melissa Martin & The Mighty Rhythm Kings will follow from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
At the Buckley Park Stage, located on the corner of Germantown Avenue and Hartwell Lane, check out the blues band Dukes of Destiny from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The cover band City Rhythm will take the stage from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to close the festival. .
For those looking to experience fall comfort food or refuel on your pumpkin spice latte, more than a dozen restaurants, cafes and bakeries will be open. You can check a full list on Chestnut Hill business district website.
Sunday, September 25, 2022
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Free
Germantown Avenue (from Abington Avenue to Hartwell Lane)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19118