Photo: 2017, Roxtoberfest Street Festival

2017 Roxtoberfest on Ridge Avenue in Roxborough

You don't want to miss the selection of 2018 events coming to Roxborough this year! 

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


Art Is Life 

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Experience how art enters our everyday lives through our newest arts festival highlighting culinary arts, performing arts, and visual arts! 

Photo: Art is life 2017

Local Vendor at Art is Life April 2017

Rockin' The Ridge Car Show

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Catch the glimpse of favorite antiques, hot rods, vintage, and modern muscle cars presented by Roxborough Ridge Runners Car Club. 

Photo: Rockin the Ridge Car show 2017

Cars line up on Ridge Avenue for the Rockin' the Ridge Car Show

188th Annual Independence Day Parade

July 4, 2018

Located on Lyceum Avenue in Roxborough, celebrate this famed and historic Independence Day Parade in our small town.

Photo: Independence Day Parade

Roxborough residents celebrate America’s oldest Independence Day Parade marking its 186th anniversary on Lyceum Avenue

Roxborough Pocket Park Event Series 

Every 1st Friday, May - September 2018

Located in the heart of Roxborough, the Roxborough Pocket Park will feature fun seasonal events throughout the spring and summer. 

Photo: Pocket Park


Saturday, October 6, 2018 

The steep hills of Roxborough come alive with the sound of music and local brew of Oktoberfest during our Roxtoberfest celebration on Ridge Avenue!

Photo: 5th Annual Roxtoberfest

Gorgas Park Harvest Festival 

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Bring the family for an action-packed day that includes kids, games and rides, scarecrow making and pumpkin painting, live music, great food, a crafter's area!

Photo: Gorgas Park Festival

Scarecrow making at Gorgas Park

Happy Holidays From Roxborough  

December 2018

Santa and Friends are planning a trip to Roxborough this year! Join them as they spread their wintry magic and cheer up The Ridge during the month of December. 

Photo: Santa and Belle visiting Tavern on Ridge during the Happy Holidays From Roxborough Event Series

Santa and Belle visiting Tavern on Ridge during the Happy Holidays From Roxborough Event Series.

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