Awarded “Best in Class” in 2016, the #1 farmers market in Pennsylvania occurs every Saturday, rain or shine, from mid-May through early December, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm, in Swarthmore’s new Central Park. In addition to beautifully-raised fresh produce, meats, and dairy from area farms, the market offers an array of locally-made specialty food items including artisan baked goods, soups and sauces, iced treats, honey and maple syrup, wine, coffee, and teas. The Swarthmore Farmers Market is also your destination for live music, hand-crafted art, children's activities, and health and wellness activities for the whole family.
Swarthmore is home to a variety of family-friendly events and vibrant street festivals all throughout the year. Get the latest scoop on events and happenings by subscribing to the Swarthmore Town Center monthly e-newsletter.
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Every first Friday of the month, various community organizations and merchants in Swarthmore Town Center will extend store hours to host special events, dinner specials, artist receptions, or live performances. Follow us on Facebook to learn more.
In 2017, Swarthmore Town Center was pleased to debut Thursday Night Live, a summer concert series in Swarthmore’s Central Park outdoor amphitheater. This free event, starting in June and running every other Thursday evening, included eight performances by local musicians. Concert attendees were encouraged to pack a picnic dinner or grab take-out from one of many restaurants in town. It was a great summer of live music under the stars. Stay tuned for information about the 2018 concert season!