Fall Fest Coming To Spruce Street Harbor Park

‘Tis the season for fall festivals, folks, and one of the big ones–the third annual Fall Fest at the Spruce Street Harbor Park–is coming on September 16-18.

So what do they have going this year? Beer. Lots and lots of beer. Themed beer and flavored beer and just plain old beer for drinking–plus arts and crafts and food and fun. So let’s break it all down, shall we?


–Make your own fall decorations with Clay Studio, 5:30pm-8:30pm

–Live Performance by singer Joy Ike, 6pm-8pm

–Themed Beer List: Beers of Philadelphia, featuring:

Evil Genius Brewing / Stacy’s Mom
Philadelphia Brewing Co. / Walt Wit
Yards Brewing Co. / Pynk
Manayunk Brewery / Yunkin Punkin
Dock Street Brewery / The Great Pumpkin
Nodding Head Brewery / 700 Level ale
Evil Genius Brewing / Trick or Treat
Nodding Head Brewery / Monkey Knife Fight
Yards Brewing Co. / IPA
Philadelphia Brewing Co. / Commonwealth Cider


–Free Fall-themed arts and crafts with pumpkin carving, DIY flower crowns, t-shirt printing, 12pm-5pm

–Live music from Stella Ruze, 6pm-8pm

–Themed Beer List: Beers of Pennsylvania

Troegs Brewing / Hopknife and Dreamweaver
Weyerbacher Brewing / Imperial Pumpkin and Last Chance IPA
Jack’s Hard Cider / Hard Cider
Saucony Creek Brewing Co. / Maple Mistress
Yuengling Brewery / Octoberfest
Sly Fox Brewing Co. / Helles
Victory Brewing Co. / Festbier
Wynridge Farm / Crafty Cider


–Free arts and crafts with pumpkin carving, DIY flower crowns, custom t-shirt printing, 12pm-4pm

–Themed Beer List: Beers of Surrounding States

Cape May Brewery / Sea Mistress
Dogfish Head Brewing / Punkin Ale
Evolution Craft Brewing Co. / Lucky 7
Brooklyn Brewery / Post Road
Flying Fish Brewing Co. / Oktoberfish
Dogfish Head Brewing Co. / 60 Minute IPA

As for the food, you’re looking at pumpkin funnel cake with cherry, apple and peach toppings, pumpkin soft pretzels, fresh spiced pumpkin ice cream from Franklin Fountain and “The Great Pumpkin” sundae: Fresh Spiced Pumpkin Ice Cream with Kettle Cooked Caramel Sauce, Malt Powder, crunchy Salted Pecans with Whipped Cream and a dash of Cinnamon.

The last day of operation for the park is September 25 of this year, so the Fall Fest is a pretty good way to say goodbye to the season.

Spruce Street Harbor Park [Official]