50 Top Fall Events in Philly – Food Fests, Oktoberfests, Concerts, Theatre

-Courtesy of Aversa PR & Events
Feature photo- Ardmore Oktoberfest

After the pandemic cancelled hundreds of events last fall, Aversa PR is proud to present the return of 50+ events coming this sweater weather season. Keep reading for over 50 events- theatre shows, cabarets, concerts, comedy nights, magic shows, festivals, fairs, beer fests, exhibitions and more coming to Philadelphia and the suburbs. They are categorized by:
* Oktoberfests, Fall Festivals, Food Fests
* Halloween and Spooky Season
* Fitness Fest
* New and Extended Exhibitions and Experiences
* Fall Theater and Arts
* Concerts, Comedy and Cabaret
* Additional / Holiday

FESTIVALS, HALLOWEEN, OKTOBERFEST

1) Evil Genius Food Truck Festival
Thursday, September 9, 2021
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Evil Genius Beer Company
1727 N Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19122
Street closed outside Evil Genius in Fishtown
http://evilgeniusbeer.com/events/#

2) Evil Genius Eagles Tailgate Block Party
Sunday, September 12, 2021
11:00am to 8:00pm
Evil Genius Beer Company
1727 N Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19122
Street closed outside Evil Genius in Fishtown
http://evilgeniusbeer.com/events/#

3) Evil Genius Beer Company 10th Anniversary Party
Saturday, September 25, 2021
12:00pm Noon to 8:00pm
Evil Genius Beer Company
1727 N Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19122
Street closed outside Evil Genius in Fishtown
http://evilgeniusbeer.com/events/#

4) Inaugural Northern Liberties Night Market
Presented by 2nd St Festival
Thursday, September 23, 2021
5:00pm to 10:00pm
2nd St between Fairmount and Poplar
http://www.2ndstfestival.org/

5) Morgan’s Pier Fall Fest
September 24 to October 30, 2021
Morgan’s Pier
221 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia PA 19123
Free cover with food and drink purchase, select events are ticketed
www.morganspier.com

6) Ardmore Oktoberfest – Picnic in the Plaza
Saturday,  September 25, 2021
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Schauffele Plaza, 99 Cricket Terrace
Presented by Ardmore Initiative
www.ArdmoreOktoberfest.com

7) Evil Genius Beer Company 10th Anniversary Party
Saturday, September 25, 2021
12:00pm Noon to 8:00pm
Evil Genius Beer Company
1727 N Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19122
Street closed outside Evil Genius in Fishtown
http://evilgeniusbeer.com/events/#

8) Oktoberfest at Craft Hall
October 1 to October 10, 2021
Craft Hall, 901 N Delaware Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19123
Wednesday and Thursday, 4:00pm tp 10:00pm
Friday 4:00pm to 11:00pm
Saturday 12pm Noon to 11:00pm
Sunday, 12:00pm Noon to 10:00pm
https://www.crafthallphilly.com/

9) Evil Genius Beer Company 2nd Annual Harvest Fest
Saturday, October 9, 2021
12:00pm Noon to 8:00pm
Evil Genius Beer Company
1727 N Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19122
Street closed outside Evil Genius in Fishtown
http://evilgeniusbeer.com/events/#

10) Morgan’s Pier Oktoberfest
Saturday, October 9, 2021
2:00pm to 6:00pm
Morgan’s Pier, 221 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia PA 19123
$45 per ticket
www.morganspier.com

HALLOWEEN AND SPOOKY SEASON

11) Monster Mash: Northern Liberties Bloody Mary Challenge
Presented by Northern Liberties Business Improvement District
Saturdays, October 9 and 16, 2021
Sundays, October 10 and 17, 2021
At more than a dozen participating restaurants in Northern Liberties!
Times vary by location
Cost is food/drink pay as you go
https://www.explorenorthernliberties.org/event/

12) Boo at the Zoo Presented by Chase
October 16 to November 1, 2021
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
10:00am to 4:00pm daily
Philadelphia Zoo
3400 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104
https://philadelphiazoo.org/events/boo-at-the-zoo/

13) Candytopia: Halloween Sweets and Treats
October 22 to November 1, 2021
Candytopia, Philadelphia Fashion District,
901 Market St #1150, Philadelphia, PA 19107
$28 for adults, $20 for kids 4 to 12, free 3 and under
https://www.candytopia.com/

14) Halloweekend: Concourse Halloween Party (Adult only)
Saturday, October 30, 2021
9:00pm to 2:00am
Concourse Dance Bar, 1635 Market St., Philadelphia PA 19103
https://www.concoursedancebar.com/

15) Morgan’s Pier 10th Season Halloween Party (Adult only)
Saturday, October 30, 2021
9:00pm to 2:00am
Morgan’s Pier, 221 N Christopher Columbus Blvd.
$55 per ticket
https://www.morganspier.com/

16) Hound-O-Ween Fall Festival
Presented by Northern Liberties Business Improvement District and Street Tail Animal Rescue
Sunday, October 31, 2021
12:00pm Noon to 4:00pm
Laurel St at 2nd Street
https://www.explorenorthernliberties.org/events/

FITNESS FEST

17) Northern Liberties Fitness & Wellness Fair
Sunday, September 26, 2021
12:00pm Noon to 5:00pm
700 block of N 2nd St (use 700 N 2nd for GPS)
https://www.explorenorthernliberties.org/events/

EXHIBITIONS AND EXPERIENCES

18) Now extended!
Candytopia
Through December 31, 2021
Candytopia, 901 Market St #1150, Philadelphia, PA 19107
https://www.candytopia.com/

19) Now extended!
Philadelphia Zoo
Through November 1, 2021
Big Time: Life in an Endangerous Age
Philadelphia Zoo
3400 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104
https://philadelphiazoo.org/bigtime/

20) Wonderspaces – Two New Exhibits
New exhibits open officially on September 24, 2021
Wonderspaces, 27 N 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
https://philadelphia.wonderspaces.com/

FALL THEATER AND ARTS

21) Friday, September 10 to Sunday, November 7, 2021
Without a Cue Productions
Ghostdusters: Murder Mystery Walking Tour
Every Friday and Sunday – various times
Held outside at Peddler’s Village
Outdoor walking theatre murder mystery show
https://peddlersvillage.com/product/murder-mystery-walking-tours-ghostdusters/

22) Philadelphia Artists’ Collective
September 16 to October 3, 2021
QvK by Eli Lynn
Directed by Damon Bonetti
Bardascino Park, 1000 S. 10th St
PAC is delighted to officially announce our return to live theatre with an offering for the 2021 Philadelphia Fringe Festival!
https://www.philartistscollective.org/

23) September 21 to October 10, 2021
Bristol Riverside Theatre
Murder for Two
Book & Music by Joe Kinosian
Book & Lyrics by Kellen Blair
Directed by J. Scott Lapp
At Bristol Riverside Theatre
120 Radcliffe St, Bristol, PA 19007
https://www.brtstage.org/whats-on/#_mainstage

24) October 1 to November 13, 2021
Without a Cue Productions
The Golden Girls Murder Mystery:  A Halloween Caper
Fridays and Sundays, 8:00pm
Held at Peddler’s Village at The Cock N Bull Restaurant
Route 263 and Street Rd, Lahaska, PA 18931
215-794-4010
https://peddlersvillage.com/portfolio-items/cock-n-bull-restaurant/
https://peddlersvillage.com/portfolio-items/murder-mystery-dinner-theater/

25) October 6 to 24, 2021
Inis Nua Theatre
A Holy Show
By Janet Moran, Irish Playwright
Directed by Tom Reing  
Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake
302 S Hicks St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
https://inisnuatheatre.org/show/holy-show

26) November 2 to November 21, 2021
Bristol Riverside Theatre
Skeleton Crew
By Dominique Morisseau
Directed by Cameron Knight
At Bristol Riverside Theatre
120 Radcliffe St, Bristol, PA 19007
https://www.brtstage.org/whats-on/#_mainstage

27) November 11 to December 5, 2021
Philadelphia Theatre Company
The Garbologists by Lindsay Joelle
Directed by Estefanía Fadul
Held at Suzanne Roberts Theatre
480 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia PA 19146
www.philadelphiatheatrecompany.org

28) November 3 to 21, 2021
Azuka Theatre
Young Money By Erlina Ortiz
Directed by Briana Gause
World Premiere by a Philadelphia Playwright & member of Azuka’s New Pages writers group
Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake
302 S Hicks St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Opening night confirmed for November 6, 2021, 7:00pm
https://www.azukatheatre.org/

CONCERTS, COMEDY, MAGIC

29-31) TopCatt Cabaret
Concourse Dance Bar
1635 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
$20.00
https://www.concoursedancebar.com/topcatt-cabaret
DATES: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 8:30pm
Featured artists include: Asia Monroe, Biddy Bee, Foxworth Vorn, Bang Bang Luna, Lou Lou D’Vil and of course Maria TopCatt.
Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 8:30pm
Featured artists TBD.
Wednesday, November 24, 2021, 8:30pm
Featured artists TBD.

Xcite Center
Parx Casino
2999 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020
https://www.parxcasino.com/xcitecenter

32) Wanda Sykes
Saturday, September 11, 2021
Doors 7:00pm, Show 8:00pm

33) Rock the Dock with John Ford Coley and Peter Beckett
Friday, September 17, 2021
Doors 7:00pm, Show 8:00pm

34) The Beach Boys
Friday, September 24, 2021
Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm

35) Rob White
Saturday, September 25, 2021
Doors 7:00pm, Show 8:00pm

36) CFFC
Saturday, October 2, 2021
1:30pm

37) Styx
Saturday, October 9, 2021
Doors 7:00pm, Show 8:00pm

38) David Spade and Rob Schneider
Saturday, October 16, 2021
Doors 7:00pm, Show 8:00pm

39) Chris Janson
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Doors 7:00pm, Show 8:00pm

40) Air Supply
Friday, October 29, 2021
Doors 7:00pm, Show 8:00pm

41) Buddy Guy
Thursday, November 4, 2021
Doors 7:00pm, Show 8:00pm

42) The Fray
Friday, November 12, 2021
Doors 7:00pm, Show 8:00pm

43) Paul Anka Sings Sinatra: Back by Popular Demand!
Saturday, November 13, 2021
Doors 7:00pm, Show 8:00pm

44) JB Smoove
Friday, November 19, 2021
Doors 7:00pm, Show 8:00pm

45) Carbonaro: Lies on Stage
Friday, December 3, 2021
Doors 6:00pm, Show 7:00pm

46) Howie Mandel
Saturday, December 4, 2021
Doors 7:00pm, Show 8:00pm

47) America; 50th Anniversary
Thursday, December 9, 2021
Doors 7:00pm, Show 8:00pm

48) Nikki Glaser
Friday, December 10, 2021
Doors 6:00pm, Show 7:00pm

49) Do You Have Any Ranch? Tour
Kathleen Madigan
Saturday, December 11, 2021
Doors 7:00pm, Show 8:00pm

50) Shaun Cassidy
Thursday, December 16, 2021
Doors 6:00pm, Show 7:00pm

51) Old Dominion Band Behind the Curtain Tour
Friday, December 17, 2021 AND Saturday, December 18, 2021
Doors 7:00pm, Show 8:00pm

52-58) The Fire
412 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 923-3477
https://www.firephilly.com/
Renovated and ready to open again – opens back up on September 8th!

-September 8-12, 2021
The We Made It Festival & Everybody’s Birthday Party Beach Ball
After being closed over 15 months due to the pandemic, Philadelphia female-owned music venue is ready to reopen. The iconic music venue will open with a five day celebration featuring more than 25 bands from September 8 to September 12, 2021. The schedule is as follows:

-September 8, 2021
The We Made It Festival – Night 1
Menace of The Canvas, Panic Sets In and Effusion 35
7:00pm showtime
$10 tickets

-September 9, 2021
The We Made It Festival – Night 2
Antagonizers ATL, Suzi Moon, Stolen Wheelchairs, & English Teeth.
7:00pm showtime
$10 tickets

-September 10, 2021
The We Made It Festival – Night 3
Miss Diane, Reason for Revenge, Big Handsome, Zenora
9:00pm showtime
$10 tickets, 21 and up56) September 11, 2021
The We Made It Festival – Night 4
Versailles, Devixe, The Spins! (of South Jersey), Valendina, Fataday Korngor
1:30pm to 6:00pm
$10 tickets

-September 11, 2021
The We Made It Festival – Everybody’s Birthday Party Beach Ball
9:00pm to 2:00am
No Cover
Masks Required

-September 12, 2021
The We Made It Festival – Night 5
Bus Stop Ministers, Novacaine, Abby K, Blair, Rook, Roberts Basement, Violet Fire, Wild Mothers and More!
2:00pm to 11:00pm
$10 tickets

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