Street Fare: Sip, Savor, Stroll brings tasty bites and beverages back to Mt. Airy on Thursday, September 18, 2014, from 6:00pm to 10:30pm. Sip and savor gourmet eats and drinks from 50+ of the region’s best gourmet food trucks and local restaurants stationed along Germantown Avenue, between Sedgwick and W. Mt. Airy Avenue. Stroll the Avenue for family fun, live music and handmade crafts. Street Fare is organized by Mt. Airy USA and annually attracts over 11,000 people. For event updates, visit gomtairy.com, call 215-844-6021, follow @gomtairy on Twitter and like “Go Mt. Airy” on Facebook.
“Street Fare highlights for the rest of the region all that our growing, vibrant restaurant scene and business community has to offer,” said Mt. Airy USA’s Executive Director Anuj Gupta. “We’re thrilled to have such a great early response from food trucks and restaurants. It is a testament to the success of last year’s festival. We look forward to another fun-filled, family-friendly night on Germantown Avenue.”
Street Fare will pair award-winning mobile food vendors with notable local restaurants for a night of street eats, craft brews, handcrafted cocktails and wine. Vending spaces for this year sold out early. Mt. Airy restaurants and businesses will include Cantina Avenida, Earth Bread + Brewery, Herb Scott Catering, Jyoti Indian Bistro, and Trolley Car Diner. Food truck participants will include Braz BQ, The Cow and the Curd, Foolish Waffles, Hot Diggity 2, Ka’Chi, Mac Mart Cart, Mompops, Oink and Moo BBQ, PB and U, Pitruco, Sweet Box Cupcakes, Surf and Turf Truck, The Tot Cart, Undrgrnd Donuts and Vernalicious.
While strolling along historic Germantown Avenue, shop from artisans with handmade crafts organized by Renaissance Craftables. Find a stunning new look inside the Smak Parlour Fashion Truck. Enjoy fun for the whole family inside our Family Area, featuring locally designed temporary tattoos from Mt. Airy-based Kadillac Tattoo, hairstyles from Culture Hair Salon, plus hand sewing from Handcraft Workshop, and other arts and crafts for the young ones. Entertainment will include live music on two stages from Akil Dasan, Deb Callahan Band, Johnny Showcase, Papo Gely and the Gin Canaries.
Street Fare: Sip, Savor, Stroll is presented by Mt. Airy USA, with support from Philadelphia Department of Commerce, Penn Medicine, TD Bank, East River Bank, Caring Heart Rehabilitation and Nursing, Elfant Wissahickon, Einstein Healthcare Network and Weaver’s Way. Media and promotional partners include Visit Philadelphia, Where Magazine, KYW Newsradio, Philadelphia City Paper, Drink Philly and Aversa PR & Events. Uber will provide all new users a free ride, up to $25, using the promotional code STREETFARE14.
“Street Fare is not only a fabulous street festival, it’s a celebration of the continued revitalization of Germantown Avenue,” said Gupta. “Our local neighbors and businesses are excited to play host and the region better come hungry!”
For event updates and additional information about Street Fare, visit gomtairy.com, call 215-844-6021, follow @gomtairy #stfaremtairy on Twitter and like “Go Mt. Airy” on Facebook.
ABOUT MT. AIRY USA
Mt. Airy USA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve, empower, and advance a vibrant and diverse community by stimulating development responsive to Mt. Airy. Go Mt. Airy -- an initiative of Mt. Airy USA -- seeks to promote area businesses and the greater community. For more information about the organization and its initiatives, please call 215-844-6021 or visit www.gomtairy.com
Mt. Airy is SEPTA-accessible with two regional rail lines that connect Mt. Airy to Center City Philadelphia. Mt. Airy is only a 20 minute train ride from Center City.
Via Chestnut Hill West line (formerly the R8), get off at Carpenter or Allen Lane Station. Via the Chestnut Hill East line (formerly the R7), get off at Sedgwick Station. The neighborhood can also be reached by the H, XH, and 23 bus lines, which connect to the Broad Street Line at the Erie station. Valet parking will be available on a first come, first served basis. Driving directions and more parking information is available at gomtairy.com/visiting/plan-visit