Food & Beverages

If you are interested in being a food vendor at the 2014 Philadelphia Folk Festival, please send proposed menu (including pricing), footprint of your stand/booth/cart, photos, and any other relevant information to

The Philadelphia Folk Festival is sponsored by Philadelphia's own Yards Brewing CompanyThe Beer Garden is located at the top of the hill on the Festival concert side, in direct view from the mainstage, and features a handful of delicious brews every year.

NEW FOR 2013 - Yards has brewed another beer just for Fest! - the Pretty Sweet Wheat. Make sure to stop by and check it out!


Food and Soft Beverages:
A wide variety of food and soft beverages are available at the Philadelphia Folk Festival. Food vendors are open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. in the concert area, and 24 hours a day in the campgrounds.

Concert Area: Food is sold by the Upper Salford Volunteer Fire Company and others at the top of the hill.

We are pleased to announce that for the 2nd year, the Folk Festival is curating the food vendors in both the Campground and Concert Venue. Enjoy extensive menus of Mexican, Greek, American, Veggie, BBQ, Fusion, and other fare.  Special consideration is given to provide vegetarian and vegan options, as well as local and seasonal foods. Fall in love with your new favority festival dish, including these items and more:

2013 Concert Side Vendors Include:

Ben & Jerry's (ice cream)

Innovative Catering (American-style favorites)

Nader's Bistro (Mexican food including fajitas, taco salads, quesadillas)

Nyota's Ting (non-dairy vegetarian dishes from around the world)

Pigs & Gigs (pulled pork and cheesesteak sandwiches)

Prince Catering (jambalaya, crawfish, crab cakes, soft pretzels)

Ruby's Smoothie & Fruit Cup (fresh fruit cups and smoothies)

Sara Festivals (Mediterranean including falafel, Greek salad, gyros)

Upper Salford Fire Company (stromboli, pizza, popcorn, meatball sandwiches, corn, chili, hot dogs, hamburgers, french fries, more)


Also Served:

Chinese specialties
French Fries
Complete BBQ Tent
Philadelphia Cheese Steaks
Batter Dipped Veggies
Vegetarian Wraps
Chicken Caesar Wraps
Chicken Tenders
Fresh Cut Fruit
Portabello Mushroom Sandwiches
Fresh Crab Cakes
Chinese Food Gyros
Fresh Funnel Cake
Batter Dipped Oreos
Roasted Almonds
Fresh Fruit Smoothies
Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
Coffee & Specialty Drinks
Pastry & Sweets
Bottled Soda
Bottled Water
A wide variety of sodas and juice drinks is available from all vendors.


Well water is always available in the concert area at no charge. Water stations are found near the Tank Stage (to the far right of the stage; to the right of the Craft Stage (near the entrance to Dulcimer Grove); in Dulcimer Grove; and near the Camp Stage. Water bottles may be filled at these water stations.


Food and Beverages in the Campground: Food is available 24 hours a day in the campground. Schwenksville Volunteer Fire Company has a booth that sells a variety of food at all times. In addition, there is a cafe along the main Camping Road near Camping Headquarters. All food vendors also sell a variety of soda and juice drinks.

Alcoholic beverages are prohibited anywhere in the campgrounds and on all Festival property.

Ice is available during the day and early evening hours on the main Camping Road near Camping Headquarters. Water is available at no charge at the water stations near the toilet facilities at the top of the hill and near the Camp Stage.