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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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2018

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

Spring Gallery Walk -- May 5, 2018. 5pm-9pm. 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.

First Friday -- June 1, 2018, after 5. See what's new and what's cool downtown.

Vintage Garage Sale -- June 1, 2018, 4pm to 9pm at Chestnut Street Garage.

Up On The Roof -- June 2, 2018, 7pm to 11pm. A fundraising event on the roof of the Chestnut Street Parking Garage.

Super Sunday -- June 3, 2018, 11am to 5pm. Downtown biggest street festival. Free.

Swingin' Summer Thursday -- June 7, 2018, 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Street music festival for the whole family. Free event.

Swingin' Summer Thursday -- July 12, 2018, 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Street music festival for the whole family. Free.

Commonwealth Classic Theatre -- TBD, 2018, Shakespeare in the Park, 7pm at Everhart Park. Free.

Turks Head Music Festival -- July 14, 2018, 11:00am to 5:00pm at Everhart Park. Free for the whole family.

Swingin' Summer Thursday -- August 2, 2018, 6:30 to 9:30pm. Street music festival for the whole family. Free.

Benchmark Twilight Cycling Classic -- August 11, 2018, 4 pm to 10 pm. West Chester's professional sporting event.

Budweiser Cydesdale Event -- August 31, 2018, 5 to 7pm. See the fuzzy-footed giants up-close.

Swingin' Summer Thursday -- September 6, 2018, 6:30 to 9:30pm. Street music festival for the whole family. Free.

Chester County Restaurant Festival -- September 16, 2018, Noon to 5 pm. Lots of food and fun.

Autumn Gallery Walk -- October 5, 2018. 5pm-9pm. Enjoy art openings and special events throughout downtown.

Vintage Garage Sale -- October 5, 2018 5pm to 9pm at Chestnut Street Garage.

West Chester Rotary's Annual Chili Cook-off -- October 14, 2018, 10am to 3:30 pm. Vote for the best chili in West Chester!

Halloween Parade -- October 24, 2018, 7:00pm. Bring your little monsters downtown and be in a parade.

Shop Small West Chester WEEKEND -- November 23-25, 2018. Support your local businesses by shopping local this holiday season with lots of great sales!

Veterans Day Parade -- November 11, 2018, 2:00pm. Parade along East Gay Street with Memorial ceremony at 2pm.

QVC West Chester Christmas Parade -- November 30, 2018. Festivities begin at 5pm, and the Christmas Parade begins at 7:15pm.

 
 

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