Night Market Philadelphia Hits Callowhill And The Reading Viaduct Tonight

More than 70 food and drink vendors fill Callowhill for Night Market this Thursday night.

Hey, food truck fans! Night Market returns with a showing of awesome food and drink vendors (and some live music, too!) tonight, June 23 from 6 to 10 p.m.

The festival takes over much of the Callowhill neighborhood — from Spring Garden to Callowhill streets on 11th, 12th and 13th streets — with the epicenter at 12th and Callowhill streets.

Night Market Fast Facts

  • The festival runs from 6 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, June 23.
  • More than 70 food and drink vendors will fill the Callowhill neighborhood.
  • Admission is free; all food and drinks are pay as you go.

More than 70 food and drink vendors will line the streets of the Callowhill neighborhood and serve up some of their best food — think pizza, tacos, ice cream, fancy sandwiches, cupcakes, loaded waffles and more. In addition to food and drinks, a number of local organizations and bands will provide even more entertainment.

For more on the shops, restaurants and bars in the Callowhill neighborhood, check out visitphilly.com’s full guide to Callowhill.

Keep in mind that Night Market is a rain or shine festival. Read on for our guide to Night Market Callowhill.

Night Market
(Photo courtesy The Food Trust)
More than 70 food and drink venors will be at the festival including…

  • Nomad Pizza
  • The Cow and the Curd
  • Foolish Waffles
  • Oink and Moo BBQ
  • Yards Brewing Company
  • And more…

70+ Food and Drink Vendors

We suggest arriving early (to avoid long lines), but we also suggest arriving hungry… very hungry.

This Thursday night from 6 to 10 p.m., more than 70 local vendors are slated to serve up food and drinks for the food-filled festival.

Tons of the food vendors that you know and love are set to serve including Chef Johnny Bravo’s Surf N Turf, The Cow and The Curd, Farm Truck, Oink and Moo BBQ, Sugar Philly, Tot Cart, Sweet Box and Little Baby’s Ice Cream.

Beer will be flowing at three beer tents, courtesy of Yards Brewing Company, throughout the festival grounds.

Happy Hour at the PHS Pop-Up Garden at Viaduct Rail Park

In celebration of the Callowhill Night Market, the PHS Pop-Up Garden at Viaduct Rail Park is set to be home to the official pre-Night Market happy hour.

The pop-up garden will serve up drink specials from 5 to 6 p.m. while chef Jason Cichonski of Ela plates the garden’s popular Bao Buns.

Night Market
A special edition of Night Market fills Spruce Hill this Saturday night in celebration of the city's great food truck scene and Wawa Welcome America. (Photo by D. Tavani for The Food Trust)
The PHS Pop-Up Garden at Viaduct Rail Park hosts Night Market’s official pre-event happy hour.

Karaoke & Live Entertainment

At 13th and Nectarine streets, Yakitori Boy, Chinatown’s popular karaoke bar, is set to invite those of all singing levels to take part in free sidewalk karaoke.

At the main stage at 11th and Noble streets, a number of local musicians and bands will perform for diners and drinkers. Guests can look forward to live music from Minka, Joie Kathos, the Rock to the Future house band and more.

Night Market
(Image courtesy The Food Trust)
Check out the Night Market Callowhill map for information on stages, beer tents and more.

Getting to Callowhill

Callowhill affords its visitors extreme walkability — it takes no time at all to get from here straight into Center City.

Cycling is another popular mode of transportation, with bike lanes along 13th and Spring Garden. Those who don’t own their own bike can rent one via Indego, the city’s bike share system. There is a convenient docking station right at Broad and Spring Garden streets.

SEPTA’s Broad Street line also provides an easy in, dropping off at both Spring Garden and Vine streets.

For those who want to make a city weekend out of festival-going, stay overnight in Philadelphia. Check out Visitphilly.com for super deals on hotel stays and the Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package.

Night Market — Callowhill

When:Thursday, June 23, 6-10 p.m.
Where:12th and Callowhill streets
Cost:Pay as you go

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