Main Line Happenings: Sept. 18-24

From beer gardens to an arts and crafts festival, here are 10 events you don’t want to miss.

Drexelbrook’s Street Light Beer Garden
Sept. 21, 5:30-10:30 p.m., Drexel Hill

Drexel Hill’s only open-air beer garden is the perfect place to get together with friends for $5 happy hour specials, live music and tasty food.

Upper Darby International Festival
Sept. 23, 12-7 p.m., Upper Darby

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Celebrate the township’s rich cultural diversity with food, beer and music from around the world at its inaugural International Festival.

Ardmore Oktoberfest
Sept. 23, 2-8 p.m., Ardmore

Oktoberfest returns to Cricket Avenue, bringing with it a beer garden, traditional German cuisine and an Oompah band.

Kinney 5k Walk/Run
Sept. 23, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Philadelphia

Strap on your running shoes and head to Saint Joseph’s University to support the Kinney Center for Autism Education.

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Fine Arts and Craft Festival
Sept. 23, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Swarthmore

More than 60 artisans from around the Main Line will take over Park Avenue in Swarthmore to showcase everything from jewelry and paintings to photographs and bags. Live music, children’s activities and a raffle round out the festivities.

Linvilla Orchards Apple Festival
Sept. 23-24, Media

Apple picking, pie-eating contests and live entertainment are all part of the fun at Linvilla’s Apple Festival.

Chaddsford Winery Harvest Festival
Sept. 23-24, Chadds Ford

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Don’t miss out on the last weekend of this three-week long festival, featuring an Oktoberfest Bier and Wein Garten, expanded tours, live music and food trucks. 

Parkway Run & Walk
Sept. 24, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Philadelphia

Join thousands for a walk/run along Benjamin Franklin Parkway to raise money for pediatric cancer research and care at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Downingtown Fall Fest
Sept. 24, Downingtown

This annual street festival, held in partnership with Victory Brewing Company, promises vendors, live entertainment and tons of family-friendly fun.

West Chester Railroad Fall Foliage Express
Sept. 24, West Chester

Take in the beauty of the area’s burgeoning fall foliage on this 90-minute train ride to the Glen Mills Train Station and back. 

Our Best of the Main Line & Western Suburbs Party is July 25!