Fishtown Fall Feastivale returns with food, music, art and more

Kelly Burkhardt

If you want to experience all that Fishtown has to offer, the Fall Feastivale is for you.

Fishtown’s largest street festival and block party is back on Sept. 23, and the all day, all ages block party will feature outdoor food and drinks, DJs and music, family fun and carnival games, artists and makers, vendors and community groups, and much more.

Kelly Burkhardt

“Fishtown District has become a top destination for foodies citywide,” said Fishtown District Director of Operations Kae Anderson in a statement. ” Fishtown Fall Feastivale is the perfect way to eat your way down Frankford Avenue. It is our biggest line-up of restaurants and bars ever. Come find your favorites, or try something new and different.”

She added, “After the success of last year’s event and moving to fall, we have expanded the footprint to be our largest ever – extending all the way from Girard to Palmer this year.”

The outdoor end-of-summer food festival will feature over 30 food and drink options, including everything from burgers to brisket, Bavarian pretzels to bratwurst, cheesesteaks to veggie sausage, and plenty more.

Frankford Hall will present their annual Oktoberfest during the event, with live oompah music, dancing, Bavarian food, outdoor beer tent and more.

Kelly Burkhardt

Expanded family fun this year will include a new carnival game area in the municipal parking lot at Frankford Avenue and Thompson Street. For a $10 suggested donation per child into the game area, kids can win prizes and play an assortment of games. And the Lutheran Settlement House Charity Celebrity Dunk Tank will feature Fishtown “celebs”, with proceeds to support community services.

Fishtown Fall Feastivale will take place on Saturday, Sept. 23, from noon to 8 p.m., and runs along Frankford Avenue, between Girard Avenue and Palmer Ave, with additional festival activities along Master and Thompson Streets.

Now in its 10th year, the Fishtown Fall Feastivale is free to attend, with food and drink pay as you go. The event is family and fido friendly. For more information, visit and follow @fishtownfestivale.