South Street Fest 2022

When: Saturday, October 15th, 11am – 7pm **NEW DATE**
Where: South Street spanning 2nd to 8th Streets — East entry point at the Headhouse Plaza, West entry point at 800 South Street

Fall in love with South Street all over again this October 15th as we kick-off our festive street festival, South Street Fest!

Enjoy international food & drinks, handmade crafts, and eclectic vendors that you know and love, plus tons of new experiences and festivities to enjoy, like Brauhaus Schmitz’s 14th Annual South Street Oktoberfest^ and Philly AIDS Thrift’s 17th Anniversary Block Party^, which are both part of this year’s South Street Fest!

Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia.

No matter which side of the street you start on, you’ll want to leapfrog down South Street for an ever-changing festival experience! From Vietnamese hoagies at Banh Bi & Bottles to shredded beef and sweet plantain arepas at Puyero Venezuelan Flavor, and from fishbowl cocktails for adults AND children at O’Neals Pub to traditional ramen with a South Street twist from Neighborhood Ramenmake sure you save some room for a little bit of everything! You’ll also catch Bistro Romano, Brauhaus Schmitz^, Brazas BBQ Chicken, Bridget Foy’s^, MilkBoy South Street, Paddy Whacks, The Good King Tavern, and Woolly Mammoth out on the street slinging food and drinks!

Feeling crafty? 3rd Street Gallery^ will be displaying artwork of all types, with family-friendly & hands-on art projects running throughout the day! Feeling nostalgic? Pick up a bag of Koffmeyer’s cookies from Sam Shaw’s Treatery^, who brought this iconic sweet treat back to Philadelphia when she opened her shop earlier this year! Feeling rowdy? Stop by Vive 1977’s tent for some classic South Philly punk apparel and merch! Ready to shop? Keep an eye out for some “un-frog-ettable” setups from Alexandra Ngo Boutique, Aurora Grace Chocolates, B-Bop Vintage, Black & Nobel^, Lil Drummaboy Recordings, Oxymoron Fashion House, Premierebande, Queen & Rook Game Cafe^, Repo Records, Urban Princess Boutique, and many more!

Photo by 215music.

Trust us—you’ll be hopping between these festival highlights all day long:

🛼 Brauhaus Schmitz’s 14th Annual South Street Oktoberfest^, 700 block of South Street, 11am – 8pm. Featuring live Oompah music, German dancers, a Liter Lift Competition, games, face painting, delicious schnaps, and the very best German food and Bier anywhere in the city! Including seating for 1000 people! These activities are FREE TO ATTEND (pay as you go), or you can upgrade to a limited “ALL INCLUSIVE” VIP ticket with extra perks, extra beer, a buffet, a commemorative mug, and more!

🛼 Philly AIDS Thrift’s 17th Anniversary Block Party^, 710 5th St, 12pm – 6pm. Featuring music, games, and food drinks! PLUS: DJ Robert Drake, a dunk tank, craft vendors, face painting, a pie eating contest, dancing in the street, and MORE! With special performances by SNACKTIME and SQUIDLING BROS SIDESHOW ACT!

🛼 Paddy Whacks Pub Presents: A Game Day TV Truck! Enjoy the Penn State and Phillies games in the fresh fall air, right from the festival! Paddy Whack’s will be broadcasting both games on a 20 ft TV Truck at 2nd and South Streets (Games broadcast at 12pm and 2pm). Sponsored by Miller Lite, Jameson Irish Whiskey, and High Noon Sun Sips.

🛼 Nocturnal Skate Jam Block Party on 5th Street outside their 612 S 5th Street storefront!

🛼 Nerdy Craft Fair Pop-Up on the 200 Block of South Street between American and 2nd Streets!

🛼 And last but certainly not least, our entire business community of over 400 independent shops, boutiques, and restaurants on and around South Street will also be open all day long, with specials, deals, and sales for you to enjoy!

🛼 More TBA! 👀

^= Denotes family-friendly menus, booths, and activities! More TBA!

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Full List of Vendors

3rd Street Gallery
The 50/50 Company
Action Karate
Adorned by Aisha
Alexandra Ngo Boutique
Art by Miss T
Astro Vinyl Art
AT&T – Cellular Concepts
Aurora Grace Chocolates
The Bacon Jams
Banh Mi and Bottles
B-Bop Vintage Co
Beekman’s COPA Soaps
Bistro Romano
Black & Nobel
Brauhaus Schmitz
Brazas BBQ Chicken
Bridget Foy’s
Bucks County Flowers + Thing
Butch’s Hot Stuff Hot Sauce
Carol’s Custom Birdhouses
Chalk Me Up
Cobra Couture
Double Dippin
Dr. Wutzit’s Wonder Balls
Focal Points
Full Moon Blends
Fussy Louise
Goldilocks Enterprise
Green Mountain Energy
The Good King Tavern
Hank Sauce
Happy Mochila
Hooray Hoopla
Jay McQuirns
Kid Memory Lab
Kona Ice
Laura K Murdoch Fine Art
Leaf Pro Gutter Protection
Life Art by Stacey Granger
Lily Lough Jewelry
Lit Lab Co.
Little Brown Box
Little Marrakesh Bazaar
The Little Sicilian
Makin It Designs By Vicki
Mari Lowery
Melanated Nerd
MilkBoy South Street
My Little Paradise
Neighborhood Ramen
O’Neals Pub
Oxymoron Fashion House
Paddy Whacks
Paul Carpenter Art
Philly Word Art
Queen & Rook Game Cafe
Ramona Susan’s Bake Shop
Repo Records
Russ Brown Photography
The Sable Collective
Sam Shaw’s Treatery
Shady Sunglass Deals
Shibe Vintage Sports
Steve’s Urban Lumber
Stone Cooper
Tal-ise Skin Enhancing Products
The Rounds
Thorne Glass
Triple Bottom Brewing
Urban Princess Boutique
Vive 1977
Woolly Mammoth


Oct 15 2022


11:00 am - 7:00 pm


South Street Headhouse District