Photo: Night Market Roxborough

The 2016 Night Market brought over 80 food vendors to Ridge Avenue in Roxborough last May.

Save the date, you don’t want to miss our selection of 2017 events coming to Roxborough this year. 

Some of Philadelphia’s most famous and longstanding events take place right here in Roxborough. We have picked major events headed to our small town as your guide to planning out the calendar year with the best local happenings. 

Art Is Life

Photo: Jazz vocalist Jeannie Brooks performs at the Roxborough Pocket Park during the 2016 Art Is Life street festival

Jazz vocalist Jeannie Brooks performs at the Roxborough Pocket Park during the 2016 Art Is Life street festival

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Artistry runs deep in Roxborough, and there’s no better stage for seeing it than at our annual Art is Life festival.

 

Rockin' The Ridge Car Show

Photo: Cars line Ridge Avenue in Roxborough for the Rockin' The Ridge Car Show

Cars line Ridge Avenue in Roxborough for the Rockin' The Ridge Car Show

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Every Mother’s Day weekend, there’s one place in Philadelphia that’s THE place to be: The Roxborough Rockin’ the Ridge Car Show. This show has a history and this year marks its 15th year anniversary.

 

The Philadelphia International Cycling Classic

Photo: Start/finish line of the 2016 International Cycling Classic on Lyceum Avenue in Roxborough

Start/finish line of the 2016 International Cycling Classic on Lyceum Avenue in Roxborough

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Each year the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic starts and finishes in Roxborough and watching this iconic bike race is a Roxborough tradition.

 

Roxborough Solstice Music Festival

Photo: Philly Bloco performs at the Gorgas Park Gazebo during the 2016 Roxborough Solstice Music Festival

Philly Bloco performs at the Gorgas Park Gazebo during the 2016 Roxborough Solstice Music Festival

Saturday, June 17, 2017 

The summer solstice arrives in Roxborough every June, as it has for generations. And every June, we celebrate.

 

Roxtoberfest

Photo: Festival goer during the 2016 Roxtoberfest HomeBrew Competition

Festival goer during the 2016 Roxtoberfest HomeBrew Competition

Saturday, October 7, 2017

The steep hills of Roxborough come alive with the sound of music and the taste of our neighborhood's own brew of Oktoberfest.

 

Gorgas Park Harvest Festival

Photo: Pumpkin painting at the Gorgas Park Harvest Festival

Pumpkin painting at the Gorgas Park Harvest Festival

Sunday, October 8, 2017

The Friends of Gorgas Park celebrate autumn with pumpkin painting and scarecrow making at their annual Harvest Festival.

 

Happy Holidays From Roxborough

Photo: Santa makes a stop on Ridge Avenue during his journey around the world

Santa makes a stop on Ridge Avenue during his journey around the world

December 2017

For holiday cheer and wintery magic, there’s nothing quite as festive as our winter celebration series in Roxborough. It’s a series of stops all along Ridge Avenue.

Do you have a special event in Roxborough that you would like to see listed?
Send in your event details to marketing@roxboroughpa.com to be featured on the roxboroughpa.com event website.

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