Photo: The 6th annual Roxtoberfest street festival returned to Ridge Avenue

The 6th annual Roxtoberfest street festival returned to Ridge Avenue Saturday, October 6, 2018

Save the date and don't miss the selection of events coming to Roxborough in 2019! 

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 27, 2019

Experience how art enters our everyday lives through one of Philadelphia's latest art festivals, highlighting culinary, performing, and visual arts!

Photo: Art Is Life

A live landscape painting during the 2018 Art Is Life street festival.

First Fridays Roxborough Pocket Park

Friday, May 3, 2019
Friday, June 7, 2019
Friday, July 5, 2019
Friday, August 2, 2019
Friday, September 6, 2019

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

Photo: First Fridays at the Roxborough Pocket Park kick-off programming at the space

First Fridays at the Roxborough Pocket Park kick-off programming at the park in May 2020

Rockin' The Ridge Car Show

Saturday, May 11, 2019

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

Photo: The Ridge Runner's Car Show enters its 17th year in 2019

The Ridge Runner's Car Show enters its 17th year in 2019

189th Annual Independence Day Parade

July 4, 2019

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 189th anniversary on Lyceum Avenue

Roxtoberfest 

Saturday, October 5, 2019

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

Photo: Roxborough celebrated the 6th annual Roxtoberfest in 2018

Roxtoberfest, in Philadelphia's Roxborough section, returns for another year.

Gorgas Park Harvest Festival 

Sunday, October 13, 2019

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

Photo: Pumpkin painting at the Gorgas Park Harvest Festival

Pumpkin painting at the Gorgas Park Harvest Festival.

Small Business Saturday In Roxborough

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Start your holiday shopping off right by shopping small and local on Small Business Saturday in Roxborough. Small Business Saturday celebrates small local businesses and the people behind them that make our community great.

Photo: Mandy Rogers-Kravetz of Beggar's Banquet Vintage 6011 Ridge Avenue

Mandy Rogers-Kravetz of Beggar's Banquet Vintage 6011 Ridge Avenue

Happy Holidays From Roxborough  

December 2019

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

Photo: Carolers perform at the inaugural holiday tree lighting ceremony at the Roxborough Pocket Park

Carolers perform at the inaugural holiday tree lighting ceremony at the Roxborough Pocket Park in 2018

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