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West Park Arts Fest

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Saturday, 8 June 2024

Now in its 16th year, the West Park Arts Fest, presented by West Park Cultural Center has become a signature event in West Fairmount Park to bring people together in the park to celebrate the arts, cultural diversity, and talent of Philadelphia while promoting greater awareness of our city park and the area's history and heritage.

This free, family-friendly event features live music, dance, and other performances on two stages.

 

West Park Arts Fest brings together numerous organizations and institutions from across the city to make a truly special free event in West Fairmount Park. All ages enjoy exciting performances and engage in art making and other activities on South Concourse Drive between East Memorial Hall Drive and 41st Street. For 2024 Fairmount Park Conservancy will include their newly installed Play Space as part of the Arts Fest Kid Zone.

West Park Arts Fest participating arts, cultural, and community partners have included: The Franklin Institute, Please Touch Museum, Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia Zoo, Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, African American Museum of Philadelphia, Tree House Books, Mill Creek Community Partnership and many others

FEATURED ACTIVITIES
Music Main Stage
An exciting line-up of outstanding bands and vocalists. The music stage will include a dynamic range of funk-inspired music from Funk and Fusion, to Jazz, Rock and Soul.

2nd Stage
Performances represent Philadelphia’s cultural diversity and outstanding talent featuring professional and youth performers in dance, music, spoken word, and more.

Children’s Activity Zone
Art making, performance, science activities, book give-a-way, face painting, and an exhibition of children and youth artwork.

The West Park Arts Fest is a family friendly event that provides fun and learning for all ages.

Handmade Marketplace
A vibrant marketplace of beautiful handmade items by artists and crafters will be featured. Other vendors include food, corporate, nonprofit, and direct sellers.

Learn more at https://westparkcultural.org/west-park-arts-fest/ 

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South Concourse Drive between East Memorial Hall Drive and 41st Street

West Park Cultural Center , Philadelphia

 

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