The Chester County Restaurant Festival

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West Chester Parks and Recreation Presents the 

38th Annual Chester County Restaurant Festival 
September 17, 2017
12:00PM to 5:30PM


Rain Date – Sunday, September 24


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 Beer & Wine Garden where patrons can enjoy a craft PA beer, cider and wine lineup.  

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.

Church Street Beer & Wine Garden

The Church Street Beer & Wine Garden is presented by Side Bar and will feature a craft PA beer, wine, and cider. Stay tuned for a full beer list.  
Featured Brewers, Cideries and Wine - Stay tuned for a full draft list 
Big Hill Ciderworks 
Funk Brewing 
Sterling Pig Brewery 
Root Down Brewing Co 
Sole Artisan Ales 
Wayvine Winery & Vineyard 

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

Participating Restaurants 

Stay tuned for a full listing of participating restaurants 

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 to 2:00 - TBD 
2:00 to 5:00 - Barakka 

Church Street Beer and Wine Garden 


12:00 to 2:00 - Steve Liberace 
2:00 to 5:00 - Jeffery Washington 

Matlack Street 


12:00 to 2:00 - Joy Ike 
2:00 to 5:00 - Kuf Knotz 



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.

Sponsors 

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

Southbound BBQ 
Rothman Institute 
Green Mountain Energy 



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