Allentown, PA

For the fifth year in a row, the West End World of Food Festival will be held this Saturday, September 21st between Liberty and Allen Streets in Allentown, PA.  The weather forecast looks beautiful and it’s the perfect day to come out and enjoy a festival in the West End of Allentown!

 

The festivities will begin at noon and last through the evening ending at 11:00 pm.

The festival features vendors representing food from around the world including some local favorites.

 

 

Beer and wine will be available for purchase and there will be live music all day starting with The Smith Compound Band at noon.

 

The Smith Compound Band

 

In addition, there will be craft and packaged food vendors and activities for children including face painting.  There will be handmade items, paintings and homemade goods. It’s also animal friendly – Expect to see lots of pets!

 

 

Don’t miss a variety of food vendors participating in the festival:

Atomic Hogs Pit BBQ, Bananarama, Blend Life, Bull and Bear Restaurant, Gotta Lotta Gelata, Grumpy’s BBQ, Josie’s Fancy’s Funnels, Little Mike’s Fine Foods, Madi’s on a Roll, Puertorican Culture Preservation, Sherri’s Crab Cakes, Stagger Lee’s Grille, Take a Taco, The Dawg Pound

 

 

Contests:

There will be a donut eating contest and chocolate cake eating contest between musical performances. A $100.00 gift certificate awarded to both winners. The contests are limited to 8 individuals age 18 years of age and older.

To participate in the contest, please sing up at:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0D48AAAC2CA6F94-eating1 

 

Musical Performances:

In addition to The Smith Compound Band which begins at noon, there will be additional musical performances by GirlCrue starting at 2:30 pm followed by M80 at 5:30 and Kevin Miller’s Smashed at 8:30 pm.

 

 

 

GirlCrue

 

M80

 

Kevin Miller’s Smashed

 

Further event information can be found on facebook by clicking here.

 

The West End World of Food Festival supports the West End Alliance, Inc.

About the West End Alliance

The West End Alliance is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to stimulate revitalization in the West End Theatre District of Allentown by envisioning and catalyzing positive change among residential, commercial, governmental and institutional entities. The organization seeks to promote the development of the West End of Allentown as a local residential neighborhood center by enhancing, diversifying and supporting the businesses and services to provide a walkable, pedestrian-friendly community atmosphere. Building on the area’s culturally rich and ethnically diverse composition, the West End Alliance strives to create a welcoming mecca for residents, college students, entrepreneurs and artisans.

 

Promotion by WGOLV

 

WGOLV will be there taking live video footage the day of the event.