10 Things to do in Phoenixville
From local distillers to a historic theater, there’s no shortage of fun to be had in the borough.
9 a.m. – Have breakfast at Your Mom’s Place (no, not that one)
This downtown Phoenixville eatery boasts friendly service, hearty breakfasts and fun décor. Try the classic cheese omelet or French toast, or something more adventurous, like the Sexi Mexi (an omlet with beef chili, jalapenos and sour cream) and Heart Attack Special (your choice of three meats).
324 Bridge St., Phoenixville, (610) 933-7481.
10 a.m. – Explore Phoenixville Farmers’ Market
Phoenixville’s fresh and colorful farmers’ market is open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Browse locally grown produce while listening to live music. If you’re visiting on the first Saturday of the month, make sure to check out the Walking Buds event held by Buds for Pets, where you can play with adorable pups.
200 Mill St., Phoenixville.
11:30 a.m. – Squeeze in a round at Markie’s Mini Golf
Open from spring through fall, Markie’s Mini Golf has a 26,000 square-foot course with 18 holes. For $7.25, you play as many times as you like.
360 Schuylkill Road, Phoenixville, (610) 935-5774.
1 p.m. – Grab lunch at Taste
Taste by Sandcastle Winery offers vegan delights that satisfy both carnivores and plant enthusiasts. The protein-based menu is well complimented by the robust drinks menu, with standout wines from the winery. While there, be sure to try the award-winning infused extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars.
236 Bridge St., Phoenixville, (484) 924-9530.
2:30 p.m. – Indulge your sweet tooth at Bridge Street Chocolates
Bridge Street Chocolates excels in delectable desserts. Among the offerings are seasonal truffles, chocolate bark, peanut butter cups, and even some sugar-free options.
158 Bridge St., Phoenixville, (610) 935-8100.
3 p.m. – Catch a movie at the Colonial Theatre
Historic and elegant, the Colonial Theatre is widely heralded as a community treasure. Featuring art house gems, summer blockbusters and classics, Colonial Theatre is as versatile as it is charming.
227 Bridge St., Phoenixville, (610) 917-1228.
5 p.m. – Have pre-dinner drinks and snacks at Root Down Brewing Company
Colorful graffiti decorates the walls of this hip brewery. Located in the heart of Phoenixville, customers are drawn to Root Down’s fun ambiance. Get an order of pretzel twists or a side of “amazeballs” with your craft beer. If you’re in the mood for a game, check out the corn hole, bubble hockey and video games in the back.
3419, 1 N. Main St., (484) 393-2337.
6:30 p.m. – Enjoy music, martinis and dinner at the Fenix Bar & Lounge
Live music and creative cocktails flourish in this spot. Tapas like the martini layered dip and ahi tuna bruschetta delight diners. Specialty drinks have fun names like “Garden of Eden” and “Great Gatsby.” Fenix Room is open Thursday through Sunday.
193 Bridge St., Phoenixville, (484) 924-8264.
8:30 p.m. – Grab a cup of coffee and listen to live music at Steel City Coffeehouse
Steel City has every kind of coffee imaginable—espresso, macchiato, latte, mocha, con panna and more. On Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, listen to live music from local artists.
203 Bridge St., Phoenixville, (484) 924-8425.
9:30 p.m. – Have a nightcap at Bluebird Distilling
You can’t leave Phoenixville without visiting a distillery. Bluebird Distilling is known for its great selection of cocktails and spirits, especially its bourbon, gin and vodka.
100 Bridge St., Phoenixville, (610) 933-7827.