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  1. Jenkintown Festival of the Arts

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  2. Took place on Sunday, September 18th, 2022 from 1:00pm to 6:00pm
  3. Jenkintown Town Square
  4. Stay local this Sunday September 18th for the Annual "Jenkintown Festival of the Arts" the Largest Outdoor Arts Festival in Montgomery County from 1-6 pm in and around Town Square. This fun and free event for all ages will feature the original and hand crafted art work presented by fine artists and crafts people, two stages of live music, a dance performance stage, plenty of food options, as well as local breweries and wine cellars at the popular brew and wine tent. A fun filled event known to draw 8,000 people to Jenkintown Borough that offers something for everybody. For the first time in recent memory our beloved Philadelphia Eagles will not be playing on Sunday, as they have a Monday Night Game, so this year you can enjoy both!

    To learn more about the musical acts and the artists that will be featured, booth map of exhibitors our sponsors go to  https://www.jenkintownfest.org/ .

    The Borough will begin street cleaning in the Town Square and Municipal Parking lots at 7:00 AM tomorrow, Saturday September 17th. Please note that there will be no parking on the Fest Route during the street cleaning. This includes:

    • West Avenue from York Road to Cedar Street
    • Leedom Street from West Avenue to Summit Avenue
    • Greenwood Avenue from Cedar Street to York Road
    • Johnson Street from West Avenue to Cherry Street

    The areas of No Parking were posted today, the street cleaning will begin first thing in the morning (7:00 am) and the roads will be re-opened as soon as possible afterwards.

    On Sunday September 18th, the following roads will be closed beginning at 9:00 AM however, cars must be removed before 7:00 AM. Please note all cars must be removed from these streets and no access will be given to residents until the fest is completed after 6:00 PM. 

    • West Avenue from York Road to Cedar Street
    • Leedom Street from West Avenue to Summit Avenue
    • Greenwood Avenue from Cedar Street to York Road
    • Johnson Street from West Avenue to Cherry Street
    • Greenwood Avenue Parking Lot (next to Pioneer Fire Company / VFW)
    • Leedom Street Lot (on the corner of Leedom Avenue and Greenwood Avenue in Town Square)

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