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Round Out Your Summer With Great Events In Philly’s Historic Downtown District

Make Your End of The Summer Events More Fun With Catering In Downtown Philadelphia

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You might feel like the Philly summer is coming to a close, but there is a lot of fun yet to be had in Downtown’s Historic District! With our dine-in, take-out and catering options, Waterfront Gourmet is your solution to enjoying delicious, wholesome food while you attend all the events that Philadelphia has to offer!

Family Fun And Unique Food Cultures

Philadelphia is host to many festivals that celebrate diverse nationalities and unique food cultures. The Festival of India, the Caribbean Festival, and the Mexican Independence Festival are just a few that are happening in the next few weeks. Check out the Visit Philly website for more information about these festivals and more.

There have been outdoor movie screenings all over the Philadelphia Historic Downtown District in the summer months. Screenings Under The Stars at Penn’s Landing has 2 more showings remaining. On Thursday August 18th, bring your kiddos to see Inside Out, or see Zootopia on Thursday August 25th. Make sure to bring with you a nutritious takeout meal from Waterfront Gourmet!

Philly’s Got Great Music!

There are several great music festivals left to be enjoyed this summer. Penn’s Landing in the Historic Downtown District is host to Smooth Jazz Summer Nights. Concerts begin at 7:30 every Friday night in August. On Friday, August 19th, Guitarist, composer, and arranger Chieli Minucci will be performing on the stage at the Great Plaza. Two-time Grammy award winning Peabo Bryson will be serenading concert goers on Friday, August 26th. This is the 20th year for the FREE event produced by the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC). Before you go, stop by Waterfront Gourmet to grab your favorite sandwich to take with you to this outdoor concert!

The 55th Annual Philadelphia Folk Festival will be held August 18-21 at the Old Pool Farm in Upper Salford Township, near Schwenksville, Pennsylvania. This event, sponsored by the Philadelphia Folksong Society, brings 4 days of outstanding performances on 8 stages. When you choose the camping option, make sure you get your catering from Waterfront Gourmet in downtown Philadelphia, so you can have amazing food without having to leave the grounds!

The Made In America Festival is a 2 day music festival featuring more than 60 local and national acts on a series of outdoor stages. It is held at Ben Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia on September 3 & 4. Why not extend the fun with a pre-festival party or after-party, complete with Waterfront Gourmet catering from Downtown Philly?

Waterfront Gourmet is your Summertime Fun Food Solution

No matter how you choose to spend the last days of summer in Philadelphia, there is surely an event or festival to meet your desires! You can count on Waterfront Gourmet to help you celebrate the fleeting days of summer with your family and friends. Enjoy our delicious Deli foods wherever you are; our take-out and catering options are the ultimate in summer flexibility! Visit our website to place your order today!


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