Get ready for this year’s Brandywine Food & Wine Festival taking place at the Myrick Conservation Center on June 14, 2014! The Brandywine Valley Wine Trail is showcasing the best of what the Brandywine Valley and surrounding Philadelphia countryside has to offer. Tickets are $15 in advance until June 7, and $20 the day of the festival. For more information and to purchase your tickets, visit click here or visit www.pawinefestival.com.
Don’t miss the West Chester Growers Market this Saturday January 4th, 2014. They are now offering their Winter Market Season with select vendors at the corner of Chestnut and Church Streets. The Winter Market Season continues on the first and third Saturdays through April, rain or shine. The event takes place between the hours of 10am to 12pm. For more information on the West Chester Growers Market visit the official website, westchestergrowersmarket.com.
Wondering where to park in Downtown West Chester this holiday season? The video below is a very useful and helpful guide to parking in the Borough. Also, remember to shop local this holiday season to support our community. West Chester offers more than 75 retail shops and boutiques offering a diverse and unique shopping experience for everyone. For a complete retail directory visit www.downtownwestchester.com.
The Santa Band is a local West Chester group of musicians who have acquired a loyal following by playing holiday music and spreading cheer in local establishments during the holiday season. This year they are taking their performances one step further to help raise funds for Safe Harbor. To Participate: Donate $40.00 to Safe Harbor and receive a wristbandwhich entitles you to a voucher kit filled with deals from participating West Chester businesses. For more information on the holiday event visit www.safeharborofgwc.org or click here.
On August 18th, from 10 am to 8 pm, the Charles A. Melton Arts & Education Center is hosting CommUnity Day! The day will consist of music, food, basketball, family activities and a scavenger hunt. Scavenger hunt participants can bike or walk around downtown West Chester gathering answers to clues about town history and culture. Prizes include a night at the Warner hotel, gift certificates to local restaurants and businesses and other great items! Click here for more information.
Also, start the weekend off right with First Friday in Downtown West Chester! This Friday, August 2nd, Downtown shops will be open late offering specials, new items, and refreshments. It’s the perfect time to come to Downtown West Chester and see what’s new and cool!
This Saturday, June 15th, Come out and celebrate the history of West Chester with a breakfast and historic walking tour presented by the Lincoln Room. There is a preset breakfest menu followed by a guided walking tour which explores the history of West Chester dating back from 1713. It will cost $20 per person with breakfast at 8:00am and the walking tour at 9:30am. For more information on the event click here or visit www.lincolnroomwestchester.com.
Despite the heavy rain, the Gallery Walk will still be taking place tonight from 5:00pm to 9:00pm in Downtown West Chester. Enjoy art openings and special events throughout downtown including Classic Towns Photo Contest winners and Vintage Garage Sale at Chestnut Street Garage. For more information on the event check out the flyer below or visit http://www.downtownwestchester.com.
Check out this awesome video created by TribeSound Productions about reasons to love West Chester! Throughout the video you will find interviews with Mayor Comitta of West Chester, PA and other citizens of the town about what they love about West Chester, enjoy!