Fall Fest & Spooky Saturday returning to East Passyunk

Photo courtesy of Nicole Schofield

The East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District recently announced that Fall Fest and Spooky Saturday is returning on Saturday, Oct. 29.

Set to be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the day will feature a wide array of fall-themed activities at various venues up and down East Passyunk, including the Singing Fountain, the PPA Lot at 1628 E. Passyunk, the Mifflin Triangle and the Gateway.  

“There’s a full harvest of fun ready for everyone at Fall Fest & Spooky Saturday this year, with an expanded selection of new and returning small businesses, craft vendors, musical acts and more,” said Adam Leiter, the executive director of EPABID, in a press release. “We’re welcoming everyone to experience Halloween activities and entertainment, find delicious food and drinks, explore our expansive craft fair, and discover some of the newly opened businesses on East Passyunk Avenue.”

The all-ages festival will include a costume photo booth, craft vendors, grab-and-go pumpkins, trick or treating, sidewalk sales and other forms of entertainment. Dog owners will also be able to browse for Halloween-themed dog treats, bandanas and costumes.

Food and drink will be provided by, among others, Cantina Los Caballitos, Ember and Ash, Essen Bakery, Flannel, Juana Tamale, Kouklet Bakehouse, Manatawny Still Works, Pistolas del Sur, Triangle Tavern and Vanilya Bakery.

Live music at the Singing Fountain will be provided by The Cheddar Boys at 1 p.m. and SNACKTIME at 3 p.m.