Events Round-up 10-12-18: Fall is finally here edition.

Festivals, flea markets, honky tonk, mums, meatballs, homemade wine – and more!

Fleisher Art Memorial Kids’ Pumpkin Painting
Pumpkin carving returns to Fleisher’s Sanctuary for a festive celebration with friends, neighbors, and cool jack-o’-lanterns. Large pumpkins, tools, and artistic guidance to help you create your masterpiece will be provided and refreshments will be served. This event is sponsored by the Bella Vista Neighbors Association (BVNA) and is made possible by a grant from the Philadelphia Activities Fund.

Where: 419 Catharine Street
When: Friday, October 12, 4 pm – 6 pm
More info: Learn more and register at

Hootenanny at the Headhouse
Get your boots ready to scoot, with Philadelphia’s HonkyTonk Sweetheart, Hurricane Hoss and the Perfect Storm for a night of country swing under the historic Headhouse Shambles. Music, dancing, savory cider, craft beers. 

When: Friday, October 12, 7 pm – 9 pm
Headhouse Shambles – 2nd & Lombard Streets
Cost: Free event.
More info: Learn more at the South Street Headhouse Distrcit website.

Antique and Vintage Flea Market & Second Saturday Sidewalk Sale
Three events in one: the Antique and Vintage Flea Market, Sidewalk Sale and Second Saturday. Shop from East Passyunk merchants and visiting flea market vendors, enjoy live music, and food.

When: Saturday, October 13, 8 am – 4 pm
Flea market takes place in the parking lot, East Passyunk and Morris
More info: Visit the East Passyunk Avenue bid’s event page.

Capitolo Flea Market
Flea market with live entertainment by local artists and musicians. This twice yearly event is a fundraiser for Capitolo Park, put on by friends of the park.

When: Saturday, October 13, 9 am – 3 pm
 Capitolo Park, 9th & Federal Streets
More info: Visit the Flea Market’s event page.

9th annual Mums and Mutts Fall Festival
Sponsored by Morris Animal Refuge. Enjoy blessing of animals, food, drinks, kids’ zone, Mummers.

When: Saturday, October 13, 11 am – 4 pm
Burke Playground, 200 Snyder Avenue
More info: Visit Morris Animal Refuge’s event page.

South Philly Meatball Contest
Come and enjoy free meatballs – included the controversial vegan meatball.

When: Saturday, October 13, 5 pm – 8 pm
Where: Taproom on 19th,
 2400 South 19th Street
Cost: Free event.

Columbus Square – Outdoor Movie Night
See Disney’s Coco under the stars.

When: Saturday, October 13, 7 pm
1200 Wharton Street
Cost: Free event.
More info: Learn more about the free movie nights.

Vendemmia Festival
Annual festival celebrating wine and the Italian homemade wine-making tradition.

When: Sunday, October 14
Stephen Girard Park, 2101 West Shunk Street
Cost: $55 per ticket
More info: Learn more and purchase tickets at the Vendemmia Foundation website.

Weekly Events

Singing Fountain – Farmers’ Market
Come and get your fresh, local-grown produce, Amish goods, among other delectable.

Where: East Passyunk Avenue at Tasker Street
When: Every Wednesday, 3-6 pm through mid-November