The Tacony CDC hosts, sponsors, and otherwise participates in many
events around the
neighborhood each year. See below for more information on some of our most popular, and
check our Facebook for current dates and
The Hoagie Trail is a year-round tour of
some of Philadelphia’s best hoagies. There are too many
favorites to name from these four eateries, which take you from one end of Tacony to the
mostly along Torresdale Avenue.
We (and several other partners) sponsor the Tacony Civic Association’s wonderful Summer Concert
Series. The concerts, which take place every other week or so, have
been a summer highlight in
the neighborhood for years. The Civic Association brings a wide-variety of family-friendly
to the Disston Recreation Center. Shows start at seven, and there are usually some fun food
vendors to make it a complete night out!
Councilman Bobby Henon and the Tacony CDC have partnered to bring FallFest
to the neighborhood
for the past three years. Every September, the event closes a few blocks of Torresdale
and brings neighbors together. Restaurants, stores, and city service providers set up
and provide snacks, samples, and activities. And of course, there’s always live music.
The Free Library, the Tacony Civic Association, Tacony CDC, and others also partner to host
annual Winterfest, held at the library each December. Activities range from
making ornaments to
going on historic trolley tours, eating seasonal treats, holiday carolling, and of course,
And finally, what would a commercial corridor be without its small businesses? Though we like
celebrate our local shops and food year round, we also host special events and promotions in
tandem with Small Business Saturday. Check back every November to see what the neighborhood
to offer when you #shoplocal.
We also regularly get involved with special events, and love to partner with neighborhood
churches, the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Tacony branch, and other groups. Check our Facebook
page often for updates, and get in touch if you have a great