May 18th & 19th, 2024

South 9th Street
Italian Market Festival

​Everyone is Italian when the nation’s oldest outdoor market celebrates its annual The South 9th Street Italian Market Festival once again.

Bring the entire family and enjoy all the festival events, including live musical entertainment, arts and crafts, Grease Pole contest,  John Marzano Halfball Tournament, the traditional Procession of Saints, and so much delicious food throughout the market.

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PHILADELPHIA'S LARgest BLOCK PARTY

Come on down for a can’t-miss day of family fun – rain or shine, in the open air and under our trademark awnings! The Italian Market Festival is a one-of-a-kind celebration in Philadelphia’s S. 9th Street Italian Market – the nation’s oldest outdoor market. ​The merchants invite you to join them in this extravaganza for the senses — streets lined with vendors offering every ethnic delicacy possible, with live entertainment, fun contests and more! ​
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