You Gotta Check Out This East Passyunk Shopping Event on Saturday
We get it; you work hard for your money and come Saturday, all you want to do is wind down and enjoy yourself. Occasionally it can be difficult to find a good reason to put real pants on, but East Passyunk Avenue is hosting an event this Saturday that’s totally worth it: a joint flea market/Second Saturday/sidewalk sale/music and arts festival that’s a must-see. We’ve rounded up the details and some of the highlights for this East Passyunk shopping extravaganza (three shopping events plus a music festival!) so you can plan your weekend right.
Antique/Vintage Market // 8:00am to 4:00pm.
Featuring over 50 vendors from the tristate area selling everything from vintage jewelry and clothing to collectables and artwork, this flea market is reason enough to pop by on Saturday. Food vendors will also be selling breakfast and baked goods to fuel the rest of your shopping trip if necessary.
Sidewalk Sale // 11:00am to 4:00pm.
East Passyunk Avenue favorites like Frame Fatale, Mesh Vintage, The Bottle Shop, and Wake Up Yoga will be setting up shop on the sidewalk for easy access to discounted clothing and housewares. Be sure to check out Mesh for racks on racks on racks of hip vintage and a special DJ set and Frame Fatale for a sneak peek of their special-edition DNC prints.
Second Saturday // 11:00am to 10:00pm.
This monthly favorite includes complimentary refreshments, music, and art openings for what sounds like the perfect Saturday afternoon. Customers can shop amazing boutique sales along the Avenue while sipping on delicious (and free!) cocktails. Celebrate Fabric Horse’s fifth anniversary with 20 percent off nearly everything and tasty snacks. Drinks will be plentiful and shopping will be worthwhile at this grown-up block party.
Art Official Music Festival // 12:00pm to 6:00pm.
In addition to those three fab shopping events listed above, Art Official is hosting a music festival for even more weekend fun along the Avenue. Sets by live bands and DJs will make for a lively break in between bites of hors d’oeuvres and sips of craft beer. Vendors including Poi Dog Snack Shop and Dre’s Water Ice and Ice Cream will be in attendance and available to slake all of your cheat-day-worthy cravings.
The Details: Saturday, June 11th from 8:00am to 10:00pm (rain date is set for Sunday, June 12th). Events will be happening all along East Passyunk Avenue but for GPS purposes, use 1904 East Passyunk Avenue, East Passyunk. The Flea Market will be between Tasker and Morris Streets. The Sidewalk Sale will be held from Dickinson Street to Broad. Art Official Music Festival will take place at the Mifflin Triangle.