South Street Family Zone
Sponsored by Shipt, the Kids/Family Zone will be located at between 5th & 6th Streets near Randolph and will feature fun games, inflatable fun, magicians, balloon making,
family friendly vendors and even pony rides courtesy
Dreamworks Films, “Spirit Riding Free”
This year marks the return of the Annual Philly Taco Eating Contest. The legendary challenge of many a late night on South Street, the Philly Taco combines an oversized Lorenzo’s Pizza slice wrapped around a Jim’s cheese steak. The contest, which will be open to the first 20 contestants to sign up will be a simple race to the finish line for whomever can finish the mammoth meal the fastest. The prize, a full year’s worth of Cheese steaks and Pizza for the winner.
The $20 entry fee, will be donated to a local school lunch program, and all contestants will received a free T-shirt.
Free Comic Book Day
at Atomic- City Comics
For the true believers of the world the first Saturday in May is known as Free Comic Book Day (FCBD). Celebrated at comic shops and libraries nationwide, Atomic City Comics, located at 638 South Street, has always offered the biggest and most dynamic FCBD event in Philadelphia, and this year is no exception.
Once again the Atomic City crew is joining forces with the South Street Spring Festival on Saturday May 5, 2018. The event will have more free comics than anywhere in the city, incredible local artists selling their best art prints and comics, and Philly’s best DJ’s providing the beats to keep the energy high.