The Chester County Restaurant Festival

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West Chester Parks and Recreation Presents the 

37th Annual Chester County Restaurant Festival 
September 18, 2016
12:00PM to 5:30PM

Rain Date – Sunday, September 25

The Chester County Restaurant Festival is on as scheduled. We hope to see everyone tomorrow September, 18th from 12PM to 5:30PM.

PS.... Don't forget to bring your appetite!

Festival grounds include Gay street from Matlack Street to Darlington Street – Market Street from Darlington to High St

More than 65 restaurants, caterers and food vendors are participating, with nearly 110 arts & crafts vendors and information booths, three stage areas for live music and the “Church Street Café,” where patrons can sit and relax with a pint of refreshing brew.

Parking in all Borough of West Chester garages is $5.00 for all day

NO PETS ALLOWED IN EVENT GROUNDS. We love them too, but please, leave your pets at home for this food-related event. Anyone accompanied by a pet will be asked to leave.

Beer & Wine Garden

Located on Gay and Church St - Proceeds go towards the West Chester Parks and Recreation Send A Kid To Camp Fund

The Town Dish  Choice Awards

This crowd-fueled contest is back and better than ever! All festival restaurants are automatically entered, and festival attendees vote for their favorite spots on the day of the festival. Awards are presented at the end of the day. 

Live Music 

Three locations with eight different bands performing throughout the day. The performances will be held on Gay St. at Matlack St. and Darlington St and at the corner of Market St. and Church St.

Darlington Street

12:00 -2:00 The Fair Trade 
2:00 -5:00 Kevin McCove 

Beer and Wine Garden - Church street 

12:00 -2:00 Matt Santry 
2:00 -5:00 Bushmaster featuring Gary Brown 

Matlack Street 

12:00 -2:00 The West Chester Swing Kings
2:00 -5:00 RJ Scouton 


Battiato Farms
Cloud Nine Organics
D'Ascenzo's Gelato
Dia Doce
Dippin' Dots Ice Cream
Fresh Fruit Cup
J&J kettle Korn
JRS Soda Shoppe
Lavinia's Cookies
Maggie Moos of Exton
OMG Smoothies
Precious Pickles
Sherris Crab Cakes
Terra Tech Sales
The Master's Baker
Tropical Homemade Icecream
Tylers Water Ice
Yori's Church Street Bakery
Alberto Café - Teca
Amani's BYOB
Avalon Restaurant and Bar
Bees Knees LLC
Benny's Pizza
Boxcar Brewpub
Bucktown Grille
Buddy's Burgers
Capt'n Dick's BBQ LLC
Gadaleto's Seafood Market
Gemelli Gelato & Artisanal Dessert Café
Gigi's & Big Caribbean American Soul Food
Hilly Billy BBQ
Jaco Juice and Taco
Katja's LLC
Kildare's Irish Pub
La Mamba
LaLocada II Go
Landmark Americana
Levante Brewing Company
Liberty Union Bar and Grill
LuLu on the Go
Margaret Kuo's Mandarin
Mas Mexicali Cantina
Mercato Restaurant
Olive Branch
Pietro's Prime
Pita Pit
Ram's Head Bar and Grill
Richie Lou's Food Service
Roots Café
Ryan's Pub
Sabatinos Grille
Saloon 151
Smokehouse BBQ and Grill
Southbound BBQ Company
Split Rail Tavern
Taco Mondo
The Classic Diner
The Couch Tomato Café
The Meat House
The Mediterranean Restaurant
The Snack Shack
The Social Lounge
Twenty 9 Restaurant and Bar
ZaJus Gourmet
Cakes and Candies by Maryellen 
The following streets will be closed to thru traffic
from 7AM - 8PM

East and West Gay St. from Matlack St. to New St.

West Market St. from High St. to New St.

50 block on N. Matlack St. from Market St. to Gay St.

N. Walnut St. from Market St. to Prescott Alley.

N. High St. from Market St. to Chestnut St.

N. Church St. from Market St. to Prescott Alley.

N. Darlington St. from Market St. to Chestnut St.

and N. New St. from Market St. to Chestnut St.


WCHE 1520AM 
Mitch’s Gym 
Little's of Downingtown 
ACME Markets 
Chestnut Square

Valley Del Publishing

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Main Line Health color

The Haven at Atwater Village color

Applications for this event can be found under our Applications and Forms section.