8 Food and Beer Festivals to Check Out this Spring

Unleash your inner foodie at these culinary celebrations.



Manayunk's StrEAT Food Festival returns Sunday, April 14. Photo by JPG Photography.

Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival

On April 14, more than 80 of Philadelphia’s best food trucks and vendors will take over Manayunk’s Main Street from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. for this annual festival. This year’s highlighted ingredient is strawberries.

Swarthmore CO-OP Food Truck-a-Thon

Swarthmore CO-OP’s annual food truck festival returns on April 26 from 5-9 p.m. More than 20 local vendors, including Penns Woods Winery, will be in attendance.


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Phoenixville Food Truck Craze

The Shoppes at Valley Forge will host this tasty bash on April 27. Kicking off at 11 a.m., the festival will feature more than 20 food trucks from around the area.

Phoenixville Spring Food Truck Festival

Can’t make it to the Food Truck Craze? Don’t sweat it because there are two food truck festivals headed to Phoenixville this year. On May 4, more than 30 culinary vendors will take over downtown Phoenixville from 12-6 p.m.

Cinco de Mayo Bash

Turn Cinco de Mayo into a weekend-long celebration this year during this family-friendly festival at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks. Taking place May 4-5, it features food and drink vendors, live music, zip lining and axe throwing. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Phoenixville Beer & Wine Festival 2019

On May 11, the Kimberton Fair Grounds will host this third annual event, which features more than 150 beers, wines, spirits and ciders, as well as food trucks, corn hole and axe throwing. Tickets are required for this adults-only festival.

Collegeville Food Truck Craze

You can sample a variety of cuisines during this food truck festival, which takes over the Collegeville Shopping Center on June 2 from 12-5 p.m.

8th Annual Chester County Mac & Cheese Cook-off

Help select the best macaroni and cheese in Chester County on June 9 during this annual celebration at Downingtown’s Kerr Park. This family- and dog-friendly celebration will also feature a beer garden and live music. 

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