# Old city philadelphia
What to Eat & Drink at Old City Fest
Old City District presents the seventh annual Old City Fest on Sunday, October 9, 2022, from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm, along N. 3rd Street (from Market to Race) and Arch Street (from 2nd to 4th). Activities will include the Family Fun Zone presented by Adventure Aquarium, dueling pianos presented by The Bourse Food Hall, Cherry Street Garden presented by City Winery, and a wide array of food, beverages, art, craft, and retail shopping, with 100+ vendors participating. Admission is free, with food and drink pay-as-you-go.
Amina Launches Weekend Brunch in Old City
Amina, the 70-seat Old City restaurant opened this past May by first-time restaurant owner Felicia Wilson, is launching a weekend brunch service this Saturday, August 6th, at 11 a.m. The restaurant, located at 104 Chestnut Street, will feature a menu reflecting Southern cuisine incorporating African ingredients from Chef/Partner Darryl Harmon.
Old City District Hosting Inaugural Old City Wedding Stroll
Old City District showcases its fast-growing wedding industry with the Old City Wedding Stroll debut on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022, from 5:00-8:00 pm. Couples looking to tie the knot are invited to visit Old City bridal and suit shops, venues, restaurants, and wedding services. More than 45 locations will open their doors and offer consultations, demos, tastings, and tours. All participants will be entered to win a Wedding Gift Basket valued at $1,000. The event is free to attend, but registration is required.
What to Eat at the Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square
The Dragon is back! Returning for the first time in three years, the spectacular Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square celebrates light and culture with magnificent steel-framed, and silk-wrapped giant lighted sculptures.
Frame in Old City Introduces New Chef and New Menu
Old City’s American-fusion concept Frame has thoroughly revamped its menu helmed by seasoned Executive Chef Ricardo Sandoval. The interior of Frame, a restaurant and lounge in Old City, Philadelphia.(Photo provided)
Old City Eats Returns This Summer, Kicks Off with Second Street Block Party on May 26th
Old City District showcases its thriving dining scene with the return of Old City Eats. Old City Eats kicks off on Thursday, May 26, 2022, with an outdoor Block Party on 2nd Street between Market and Chestnut Streets from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Old City Eats runs every Thursday through August 25, 2022, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. More than 20 participating restaurants, bars, and eateries will offer discounted seasonal small plates, craft cocktails, and beers.
The Build-Your-Own Spritzer Bar Returns at Royal Boucherie in Old City
Royal Boucherie, Old City’s lively and atmospheric neighborhood bistro, has relaunched its wildly successful Spritzer Bar for the second year – just in time for warmer temps and spring/summer sipping. Helmed by Service Manager Samantha Seltzer, the Spritzer Bar offers imbibers a completely customizable approach to the traditional cocktail found in these effervescent and low-ABV tipples.
The Bourse Food Hall in Philadelphia to Relaunch Outdoor Events in April
The Bourse Food Hall, Old City’s artisan food hall on Independence Mall, will relaunch recurring and weekly outdoor events, starting on Thursday, April 7 with Namaste and IPAs fitness classes, and Friday, April 8 with the resurgence of Outdoor Movie Nights, featuring special guests Chatty Monks Brewing Company and Upper Reach Meadery, who will be on-site at The Bourse for a three-day pop-up in celebration of National Beer Day,from Thursday, April 7 through Saturday, April 9.
Frame, a Late-Night Restaurant Concept in Old City Philadelphia, is Now Open
New to the Philadelphia restaurant scene this week is elevated late-night restaurant, Frame — an inventive, yet nostalgic American-fusion concept designed to immerse the senses through edgy food and drink choice. Centered around locally sourced ingredients, Frame offers a variety of dining options from seasonal dishes and vegan offerings to late-night bites and reimagined childhood favorites. Located in Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood, the sultry social hub offers extended menu hours throughout the week and weekend, marking itself as a transportive experience best enjoyed amongst friends.