Exploring the Chinese New Year Celebrations in Chinatown

Chinese New Year in Chinatown Philadelphia

 'Gung Hay Fat Choy! ~ Best Wishes and Congratulations!' The Chinese New Year is an important traditional Chinese Holiday that is celebrated on the first day of the year of the Chinese calendar. In China, the New Year is also known as the Spring Festival and traditionally, the festival was a time to honor deities as well as ancestors. The Chinese New Year celebrations traditionally run from Chinese New Year's Eve, the last day of the last month of the Chinese calendar, to the 15th day … [Read more...]

Pennsylvania Dutch Festival

Pennsylvania Dutch Festival

'Annual Celebration Of Tasty Dutch Foods & Traditions' It's that time of year again to try the many tasty Dutch foods at the Pennsylvania Dutch Festival. The festival will be held from August 6 to 8 at the Reading Terminal Market. It will take place in the market’s center court for the first two days and then moves outdoors over to Arch Street for a country block party on Saturday. The 35th annual festival is a 3-day celebration of Dutch traditions, tasty foods, fun and crafts. Come … [Read more...]

Night Market Philadelphia

Night Market Philadelphia

'Excellent Street Food Festivals Presented by the Food Trust' Night Market Philadelphia is one of the city's premier street food festivals. It has grown into more than just a few food festivals a year. Each Night Market Festival spotlights a different Philly neighborhood, showcasing excellent food from local restaurants and Philly's finest food trucks. These events also include live music, the vibrant arts and culture scene. It's basically become a food party that will take place three … [Read more...]

Night Market Invades Chinatown

Night Market Chinatown

带上你的食欲 - Dài shàng nǐ de shíyù - Bring Your Appetite   Hey food fans, this is an event that you should not miss! Night Market Philadelphia takes to the streets of Chinatown on Thursday, October 2, in the last event of its 2014 season just as it did in 2013. This epic food fest by The Food Trust brings many special treats packed into 4 hours of fun. Experience local restaurants, Philly's finest food trucks, live music, many kinds of performers and much … [Read more...]