Last weekend the West Chester Green Team held their second annual West Chester Porchfest shutting down streets and lining up roughly 70 bands on 50 porches throughout the Borough’s southwest quadrant. The day started with a slight drizzle but it was not enough to deter record numbers from coming out to listen to the music.
West Chester’s 2023 Summer Event Guide
Summer in West Chester is about outdoor concerts, movies by moonlight, and day-long music festivals. It’s about splash parks, face paint, and bumping into neighbors on Gay Street. So, who's ready for summer?
Mark Your Calendars: Spring Events Are Here!
If you are actively seeking excuses to be outside, West Chester has you covered with more than a dozen, mostly bunny-themed, adventures to keep you occupied. Here are some of the highlights.
Dates set for West Chester’s 2023 Gay Street Closure
Now that Gay Street is officially under Borough control, officials will not have to seek approval from PennDOT. This gives officials the flexibility to start earlier and end later – which they will take advantage of in 2023.
In-house Theater Production Short-lived at Uptown
ICYMI (I did), Uptown Theater did a little soul-searching (and house-cleaning) in February parting ways with both Executive Director April Evans and Artistic Director Carmen Kahn. They also hit stop on the idea of creating professional-level plays in-house.
West Chester Film Festival Reveals Festival Poster
This April the West Chester Film Festival is back for its 17th festival. “Community is what makes the West Chester Film Festival so special, and we love showcasing local artists,” said WCFF's Victoria Rose.