The Philadelphia Restaurant Festival

Eat & Drink your way through a showcase of Philadelphia's vibrant local restaurant scene - this event will be a food connoisseur's dream!
  • Dinosaur Hall Academy Natural Sciences
  • Liscios Bakery
  • Restaurant Festival Group Pic
  • Restaurant Festival Olives
  • Restaurant Festival Pretzels & Beer

About The Event

Presented by Modelo Especial.

Join us on Thursday, June 15th 2017 for The Philadelphia Restaurant Festival! Enjoy dj & live entertainment with amazing food & drinks from your favorite Philadelphia restaurants at the Academy of Natural Sciences.

3+ Hours of non-stop action. Dozens of fantastic restaurants. One delicious night at an affordable price.

Indulge on hand-crafted masterpieces of culinary expertise from top local restaurant chefs while sipping distinguished wines, craft beers, craft cocktails and spirits selections while enjoying great live entertainment. Sample your way through the customer craft beer and cocktail garden. Picture it... Your taste buds will thank you. Wow is right!

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General Admission

Hours: 6-9pm

VIP Admission

Hours: 5-9pm

Special VIP Area + More

General Event Info

Directions & Parking

The Academy of Natural Sciences is located at the corner of 19th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway (you can enter "1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy Philadelphia, PA 19103" in to your navigation system or click the link to view on Google). It faces Logan Circle.

Public Transportation

Three SEPTA bus routes run within a block of the Academy. The closest regional rail stop is Suburban Station (4 blocks away). Please see the SEPTA website for more info.


There is metered parking near the Academy on the surrounding streets as well as various lots and garages. You can see a list by clicking here.

Dress Code

Business Casual is typical guest attire for these types of events.


Please note this event is 21+, proper ID required.

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