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Reading Terminal Ice Cream Festival

July 13 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

One of the largest ice cream festivals in America is back on Filbert Street this summer. Reading Terminal Market and Bassetts Ice Cream will host their annual Ice Cream Festival on Saturday, July 13 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. In addition to Bassetts, 10 local ice cream artisans will join in the fun alongside Reading Terminal Market merchants. The event will feature ice cream eating contests, sweet treat specials, food demonstrations, live entertainment, and more.
Philadelphia ice cream favorites including Franklin Fountain, Milk Jawn, Scoop DeVille, Tubby Robot, Weckerly’s, and more will be outside on Filbert St. selling their sweet treats and hosting activities throughout the day.
Live performances from Settlement Music School on Filbert St. (12 p.m. and 2 p.m.) and a DJ in the Market (12p.m. – 4p.m.) will entertain attendees throughout the day. Settlement Music School will also host a free children’s music workshop on-site from 1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Entrance to the event is free; all treats are available for purchase.


July 13
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Reading Terminal Market
51 N 12th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States