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Spring Fest

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Bartram’s Garden
5400 Lindbergh Blvd.
Philadelphia, 19143 United States

Spring has sprung! Join us in the Garden for our annual celebration with a day full of free, family-friendly programming!

The day’s itinerary includes:

 

Spring Plants & Trees

  • 11am-3pm: Spring Plant Sale, Barnyard
  • 11am-3pm: TreePhilly Yard Tree Giveaway, Eastwick Hill
    • Residents of 19143 and 19142 zip code areas, get a free tree planted in your yard, courtesy of Tree Philly and the Southwest Tree Tenders. Register here!

Local Vendors & Gifts

  • 11am-3pm: Local Vendor Marketplace, Eastwick Pavilion
    • Enjoy crafts, food, and non-profit programming information from local artisans, chefs, and organizations
  • 9am-4pm: Local Gifts & Art, Welcome Center
    • Open normal hours! Shop our selection of local gifts and Bartram swag, grab a map and get information for your visit

 

Outdoor Activities (free)

  • 10am-3pm: Biking, Bike Container by Parking Loop
  • 11am-2pm: Kid’s Activities, near Bartram House
    • Educational, and interactive fun for the young ones!
  • 11am-2pm: Fishing, 56th Street Plaza
    • Bait, tools, and instruction from our River Programs crew. Test the waters at the new 56th St dock!
  • 11am-3pm: Pony Rides, Sankofa Farm
    • With Southwest legends, the Concrete Cowboys!

Performances, Tours & Workshops (free)

  • 12pm: Garden Tour, Meet in Ann Bartram Carr Garden
    • With Curator and Historian Joel Fry
  • 1pm: Cobb Oven Ceremony, Sankofa Community Farm
    • With Misty Sol, this ceremony is a group exercise with a focus on collective hope and bread breaking.
  • 2pm: Eco-printing Demo, Eastwick Pavilion
    • Come learn how to print patterns and textures from natural materials onto canvas, instructed by the Southwest Youth Tree Crew

Food & Drink

  • 11am-3pm: Free water Ice and pretzels, Eastwick Pavilion
    • Because what Philly spring celebration would be complete without? Until supplies last.
  • 11am-3pm: Local Vendor Marketplace, Eastwick Pavilion

 

See Spring Fest site map.  Maps will also be available at the event!

 

 

 

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