The 36th Annual Fall for the Arts Festival is coming to Chestnut Hill this weekend, full of art, live demonstrations, kids’ activities, music and shopping.
The outdoor arts and crafts market takes place Sunday, September 26 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Germantown Avenue between Willow Grove and Rex avenues. The event generally attracts thousands of attendees.
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Watercolors, sculptures, pottery, wood crafts, photographs and jewelry, produced by more than 100 artists from the mid-Atlantic region, will be on display and for sale.
There will be a Makers Village set up from Abington Avenue to Hartwell Lane, with live demonstrations and a fun area for children.
Dining options include Bahia Bowls, Bredenbeck’s Bakery and Ice Cream Parlor, Campbell’s Place, Chestnut Grill, Chestnut Hill Brewing Co., El Poquito, Iron Hill Brewery, Market at the Fareway, McNally’s Tavern, and Mimi’s CafÃ© & Market.
Throughout the day there will be live music on the Buckley Park stage at the corner of Germantown and Hartwell Avenue. The Classic Rockers will perform from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the City Rhythm will take the stage from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. On the Bethlehem Pike Stage at 8701 Germantown Ave., The Dukes of Destiny will perform from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Arlene Hilton will perform from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Guests of the Fall for the Arts festival are required to wear masks at all times.
Sunday September 26
11 am to 5 pm | To free
Between blocks 8000 and 8600 of Germantown Avenue