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Annual Events-at-a-Glance

Unless otherwise noted, all events take place in downtown West Chester.

>> Dates may change without notice. To see all events in West Chester, go to Events Calendar and DowntownWestChester.com.

Recurring events:

  • First Fridays -- Stores open late with specials and fun for everyone.

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2017

Swingin' Summer Thursday -- June 1, 2017, 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Street music festival for the whole family. Free.

First Friday -- June 2, 2017, after 5. See what's new and what's cool.

Vintage Garage Sale -- June 2, 2017, 4pm to 9pm at Chestnut Street Garage.

Flea Market & Bike Sale -- June 3, 2017, 9am to 2pm, at Borough Hall. Find your treasure!

Up On The Roof -- June 3, 2017, 7pm to 11pm. A fundraising event on the roof of the Chestnut Street Parking Garage.

Super Sunday -- June 4, 2017, 11am to 5pm. Downtown biggest street festival. Free.

Swingin' Summer Thursday -- July 6, 2017, 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Street music festival for the whole family. Free.

Commonwealth Classic Theatre -- TBD, 2017, Shakespeare in the Park, 7pm at Everhart Park. Free.

Turks Head Music Festival -- July 16, 2017, 11:00am to 5:00pm at Everhart Park. Free for the whole family.

Swingin' Summer Thursday -- August 3, 2017, 6:30 to 9:30pm. Street music festival for the whole family. Free.

Benchmark Twilight Cycling Classic -- August 12, 2017, 4 pm to 10 pm. West Chester's professional sporting event.

Market Street Block Party -- August 12, 2017, 4pm to 8pm. Head down to Market Street to watch the bike race.

Budweiser Cydesdale Event -- September 1, 2017, 6 to 8pm. See the fuzzy-footed giants up-close.

Vintage Garage Sale -- September 1, 2017, 4 to 9pm at Chestnut Street Garage.

Swingin' Summer Thursday -- September 7, 2017, 6:30 to 9:30pm. Street music festival for the whole family. Free.

Chester County Restaurant Festival -- September 17, 2017, Noon to 5 pm. Lots of food and fun.

Gallery Walk -- October 6, 2017, starting at 5 pm. Enjoy art openings and special events throughout downtown.

West Chester Rotary's Annual Chili Cook-off -- October 8, 2017, noon to 3 pm. Vote for the best chili in West Chester!

Halloween Parade -- October 25, 2017, 7:00pm. Bring your little monsters downtown and be in a parade.

First Friday Holiday Shopping Kick-off -- November 24, 2017. Stores open late with specials and fun for everyone.

Small Business Saturday -- November 25, 2017. Shop small and support local businesses with great sales and new items.

Veterans Day Parade -- November 6, 2017, 2:00pm. Parade along East Gay Street with Memorial ceremony at 2pm.

QVC West Chester Christmas Parade -- December 1, 2017. Festivities begin at 5pm, and the Christmas Parade begins at 7:15pm.

2018

West Chester Film Festival -- April 27-29, 2018 Award winning short films.

Gallery Walk -- May 4, 2018 starting at 5pm. Enjoy art openings and special events throughout downtown. Free.

May Day Festival of the Arts -- May 6, 2018, 11am to 4pm, at Everhart Park. Free for the whole family.

 

 
 

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