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West Park Arts Fest Coming June 13

03-11-2020 08:27 AM CET | Arts & Culture

Press release from: West Park Cultural Center

Philadelphia, PA -- The 13th annual West Park Arts Fest, presented by West Park Cultural Center, Fairmount Park Conservancy, and Mural Arts Philadelphia, will bring South Concourse Drive in West Fairmount Park alive on June 13, 2020, from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

The Festival's mission is to bring communities together in the park, promote greater awareness of the area's history and heritage while celebrating the arts and cultural diversity of Philadelphia.

Arts Fest engages the young and seasoned in exciting, culturally diverse performances by some of the area's best dancers, musicians, and vocalists across two stages. Attendees will enjoy art-making, and other activities, including narrated historical trolley tours through the Centennial District. Over 70 vendors participate, including a juried Art/Craft Marketplace, food, and corporate vendors providing something for everyone, making the West Park Arts Fest a must-attend event.

Instant Funk will headline our second annual Funkfest on the music stage. The line-up of outstanding bands will include a dynamic range of funk-inspired music from Jazz-Funk and Fusion, to Rock and Soul. Performances on the dance stage include West Park Cultural Center's danceLogic program, featured on "CBS This Morning," and numerous major news outlets, showcasing their unique combination of dance and computer coding, among other exciting dance groups.

West Park Arts Fest partners include The Franklin Institute, Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Please Touch Museum, Shofuso Japanese Cultural Center, Philadelphia Zoo, African American Museum of Philadelphia, Global Philadelphia, Tree House Books, West Philadelphia Senior Community Center, 16th Philadelphia Police District, and many more.

The Festival's home on South Concourse Drive brought in record crowds last year and drew praise from festival-goers of all ages. There are still Sponsor and Vendor opportunities available.

To learn more visit: https://www.westparkcultural.org/west-park-arts-fest

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West Park Cultural Center
5114 Parkside Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131

Contact:
N. Kennedy
nkennedy@westparkcultural.org

West Park Cultural Center promotes a thriving West Park community using arts and culture as a central tool in programs that help youth tap their creative and academic potential. The organization values partnership and is committed to making the arts accessible regardless of means.

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