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The summer solstice arrives in Roxborough every June, as it has for generations. And every June, we celebrate. And when we say celebrate, we mean it—food trucks, a beer garden, arts and crafts, lively performances, friends, food, and music with roots in hundreds of cities around the world. View event photos here.



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Travel Lanes

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Loose & Alright

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Ben Arnold

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Sonja Sofya

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Pawnshop Roses

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Cookie Rabinowitz

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Sarah Bee & Dave Cope

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Tony Reyes

Children's Activities

Trackless Train

Obstacle Course

Giant 18' Slide

Castle Bounce House

Tony Hops

Giant 20' Foot Darts Board


Solstice Day Party

For the first time ever, this event will feature a Day Party with a live DJ, adult games and showcase local musicians performing track acts. Scheduled to perform at the Day Party is solo artists Kachina, Audrey Jackson and Michael Voss. Guest can enjoy the live music and DJ while sipping on mixed drinks from Kiki Vodka. The day party will start at 12:00 PM and run through 3:00 PM.


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Solstice Event Video

Getting To Solstice

Roxborough is very accessible both by automobile and by public transportation.

DuPont Municipal Parking Lot – 514 DuPont Street
Free parking for Solstice

Leverington Municipal Parking Lot – 465 Leverington Ave and 4549 Mitchell Street
Free parking for Solstice

SEPTA has many direct bus routes to get to Roxtoberfest, bus line information and detours are listed below: 

SEPTA Route 9- North at Roxborough Avenue and Ridge Avenue
SEPTA Route 9- South at Ridge Avenue and Gates Street
SEPTA Route 27- North at Ridge Avenue and Lyceum Avenue
SEPTA Route 27- South at Ridge Avenue and Lyceum Avenue
SEPTA Route 32- South at Ridge Avenue and Lyceum Avenue
SEPTA Route 35- North at Roxborough Avenue and Ridge Avenue
SEPTA Route 35- South at Ridge Avenue and Gates Street


Volunteer At Solstice

Help us make the Roxborough Solstice Music Festival a great event! The Roxborough Development Corporation calls on you to bring your skills and energy to the Roxborough Solstice Music Festival. Volunteer opportunities are available all day from 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM.  Join us in the many fun and interesting jobs that will make this event a great success.