In partnership with The Kimmel Cultural Campus
The Avenue of the Arts comes to life with entertainment, art, food and more! Enjoy high-powered entertainment on the PNC Arts Alive Stage and the PA Lottery Groove from local and world-renowned artists, including Lady Alma, Tara Hendricks, Seraiah Nicole, Princess Idia Gamble, American Dinosaur, Arato Brothers, Stella Ruze and more!
Take a stroll down PNC Arts Alive Alley and experience live art, including an art installation by Mural Arts Philadelphia artist Alexei Mansour. Head inside the Kimmel Center for a preview of the Kimmel Cultural Campus’ Broadway season with performances from Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Disney’s The Lion King, and Disney’s Frozen.
Enjoy Let’s Rock Recess, a family-friendly dance party with Emcee Mighty Flipside and DJ Stan featuring fun interactive games, dance contests, and prizes, along with a soulful line dance demonstration with The Parkside Experience featuring DJ Chris Blues and W.D.O.H. Kids.
Kids-at-heart can slide down the 120-foot slide FREE of charge or experience one of the many interactive activations including Gabby On The Go, a cat-tastic new experience full of fun free activities inspired by Gabby’s Dollhouse, PNC Mobile Learning Adventure, and the Well-being on Wheels presented by Independence Blue Cross, featuring free health screenings, wellness information and nutrition takeaways.
Grab a bite to eat from one of the many local food trucks or nearby restaurants, shop local vendors and snag free giveaways from festival sponsors. There is sure to be something for everyone at this day-long block party!
Be sure to try a sample of Rita’s cherry lemonade ice at this upcoming Wawa Welcome America event – the official festival flavor from the 2023 Wawa Welcome America Italian ice partner…Rita’s Italian Ice!
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