Whether you’re looking for intimate art openings and wine tastings, bar crawls and happy hours, or big street festivals with live music, street eats, and fun stuff for the kids, East Passyunk hosts a series of events fit for every fun seeker!

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East Passyunk Garden Days

May 7 - May 30 2022

Come celebrate the season in bloom with events, specials, and so much more

Join us for “Garden Days”, a verdant series of events leading up to the celebration of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s (PHS) Philadelphia Flower Show at nearby FDR Park in South Philadelphia. 

Matching up with the theme of “In Full Bloom” that promotes good health, positive well-being, and a passion for life we welcome you to enjoy horticultural happenings including the following growing list, with more details being updated soon.

** Pop Up Events and Live Music - Look for scheduled events and pop-up surprises along the Avenue - 

** Photo opportunities at The Singing Fountain courtesy of Creations By Coppola with a floral, lush seasonal transformation. Look for other locations decked out in floral and plant décor.

** Snack and sip on specialty menu items from restaurants and bars highlighting ingredients such as honey, flowers, sustainable greens, organic items, and more including:

  • 1911 BYOB - Comfort flavors redefined in an inviting space with local seasonal menu offerings.
  • Barcelona Wine Bar – Your top tapas spot with a plant-enclosed patio, satisfying sangria with elderflower, plus seasonal cocktails like the Summer Street Sling // Chamomile infused Vodka, Grapefruit, Lemon, Grapefruit Bitters, Peychaud’s.
  • Big Catch Poke – Fresh veggie and fruit toppings for your poke bowl in sustainable containers that are earth-friendly.
  • Black and Brew – Grab a green smoothie or cafe salad for greener options, and enjoy the live plants in the café. Open for Mother's Day and doing free Mimosa with brunch purchase. Also growing jalapeños, cherry tomatoes and basil in our hanging baskets. 
  • Bottle Shop – From beers brewed with chamomile flowers, to organic wines that embody the flavors of spring, the experts here will help you find the perfect match to your BYOB or home-cooked meal.
  • Cantina Los Caballitos – Find an outdoor seat in the floral patio and Streetery spaces with Mexican options for vegans and meat-lovers alike.
  • Cartesian Brewing - Local origin uniquely crafted beers. Mother's day beer and cupcake pairing with Milk + Sugar on Sunday May 8th. 4 beers and 4 cupcake flavors for $15. (pre-order - limited walk-ins)
  • Ember and Ash – With an emphasis on nose to tail and root to leaf cooking, look for locally foraged ingredients in dishes and drinks at this sustainably focused hot-spot.
  • Flannel – Look for the floral outdoor Streetery and dishes rich with honey and fresh berries. Sip on a “Crackberry Lemonade” with blackberries, honey, lime, lemon, raw sugar. Or the "Heaven Sent" mix which can be added to any tea with honey, ginger, peppers, lemon.
  • Juana Tamale - Tamales, Birria Tacos, Queso Birria Ramen, Vegan options, Hibiscus Tea, and thoughtfully sourced ingredients held to the highest standards
  • Laurel – Meticulously crafted cuisine including locally foraged ingredients and an admirable attention to detail.
  • Le Virtu – Enjoy Abruzzese Italian dishes served in a gorgeous outdoor garden setting.
  • Manatawny Still Works – Handcrafted cocktails including local fruits and organic ingredients.
  • Mish Mish - Delectable Mediterranean dishes and seasonal offerings in a delightful space
  • Noir – Enjoy special Garden Days cocktails like Strawberry Rose Margarita, Sparkling Violet, and Elderflower Spritz.
  • Old World Ice Treats – Handmade sorbettos and refreshing treats made with high quality ingredients.
  • POPE (Pub on Passyunk East) - Cocktails including Bees Knees (Gin, sage ginger infused honey, lemon) and Grapefruit Fizz (Vodka, grapefruit, rosemary, lemon, club soda)
  • Punk Burger - Mention “Garden Days” for dine in/outdoor/takeout/delivery to score a special on the Grilled Portobello Garden Days Burger with grilled red onion, tomatoes, fresh spinach, cheddar cheese and chipotle mayo.
  • River Twice – Sustainably sourced and locally foraged ingredients in one of the most inventive kitchens around. Find a seat indoors or outdoors and look for the Philadelphia Box Gardens plantings by the Streetery.

** Shop for sustainable and floral finds at Avenue retail and service shops with home goods, toys, clothing, special services, etc. including:

  • A Novel Idea - Come by for garden and nature-focused book titles
  • Amelie's Bark Shop - Look for special flower and plant-shaped treats your furry friend will want to dig into
  • August Moon - Spring attire, accessories, and jewelry.
  • Birds of Prey - Special Egyptian Rose Facial - Harness the power of organic rose to illuminate skin and reveal a subtle glow while it hydrates skin throughout the day.
  • Creations By Coppola - Stunning floral arrangements and bouquets sure to lift your spirits
  • Deja 42 Gallery - Find artwork showcasing natural elements
  • Eastern Pass Tattoo - Floral flash designs and custom body art with an emphasis on nature
  • Frame Fatale - Customize and commemorate your habitat-focused artwork
  • Good Buy Supply - Sustainable shop dedicated to low waste and plastic-free alternatives that help the environment
  • Headhunters Hair Design - Come get your "roots" done, mention Garden Days or Flower Show and get $10.00 off
  • Ill Exotics - Propagated plants and captive-bred amphibians and reptiles in an incredible storefront space
  • Innervision Eyewear - Spring into summer with a new pair of very cool sunglasses! Get 35% off any pair of prescription sunglasses through May 23rd 
  • Metro Mens Clothing - Nature inspired prints and fashion for haute habitat looks
  • Mia of Philadelphia - Fresh floral fashion for urban and beach environments
  • Nice Things Handmade - Arts, jewelry and goods from local artisans with natural elements and inspiration
  • Occasionette - Curated gifts including a whole section of eco friendly goods in-store
  • Primal Supply Meats - Sustainably-focused butcher and locally sourced grocery goods
  • QL Asian Gifts - Houseplants and artwork showcasing nature
  • Sermania Jewelry - Custom designs made from 100% recycled, or earth-friendly sourced precious metals
  • Styland Beauty - Floral designs for your finger tips
  • The Utopia Collective - Natural self-care and home decor in a curated space
  • Tildie's Toy Box - Garden toys, plush pollinators, outdoor-focused fun and tons of inspirational items for little naturalists
  • Urban Jungle - Experts on plants and supplies for sustainable urban gardens with a custom greenhouse, beautiful space and more

** East Passyunk Punch Card returns for your chance to receive a punch for each $10 spent at participating businesses. Once you get 10 punches, submit the completed card to one of our independently owned businesses and enter to win a weekly gift card from a raffle drawing on behalf of EPABID. If you prefer not to use a physical card, simply send proof of $100 worth of purchases to info@visiteastpassyunk.com 

Garden Days is sponsored by Passyunk Avenue Revitalization CorporationThe Capri Dessecker Team at RE/MAX One RealtyFounders Brewing Co., Stockertown  Beverage Distributors, CENTURY 21 Forrester Real Estate, and Samuels and Son,