Some cities slow down their festival fun once the summer season has closed, but in Philadelphia, we carry onward with our exciting plans. These are five Philadelphia fall festivals you can look forward to.

Fringe Festival

September 6-22

This two-week celebration is for the arts-lover, the theater enthusiast, and the creatively spirited. This special tradition will present progressive dance, music, and theatrical performances at various locations around town.

Midtown Village Fall Festival

October 6th

The Midtown Village Fall Festival is an excellent street fair that takes place every year. Music, food provided by local restaurants, and sidewalk sales from the city’s most celebrated retailers and artists all combine to make this one special day.


October 7th

Part of the National Coming Out Day Festival, Outfest is a 10-block Gayborhood block party in Philadelphia. The super fun celebration features drag shows, bar crawls, live tunes, shopping, and games.

Old City Fest

October 7th

This popular annual street festival in Philadelphia’s historic Old City neighborhood will be a spectacle for all those in attendance. Come out for a block party featuring art, local eats, shopping booths, and live entertainment.

Philadelphia Film Festival

October 18-28

Every fall, the Philadelphia Film Society puts on the esteemed Philadelphia Film Festival, which features exciting premieres and screenings for over 5,000 attendees. Cinephiles be sure to grab a ticket for this one as soon as possible.

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