The 35th Annual Chester County Restaurant Festival will be held on September 21st (rain date September 28th), from Noon until 5:30 pm. You’re invited… and this event is totally free to attend.

NEW THIS YEAR: LIVE, ON-SITE BROADCAST WITH QVC!

All the exciting culinary action of the Chester County Restaurant Festival will be broadcast LIVE to millions of viewers during In The Kitchen with David on QVC. Coverage will include live cooking demonstrations and discussions with several participants!

BUY LOCAL! POP-UP FARMERS MARKET! SPONSORED BY ARTISAN EXCHANGE

Chester county is home to an incredible local food movement including artisans and passionate farmers. To celebrate the abundance of offerings a pop up farmers market will be at the festival! Attendees will have an opportunity to meet our local food producers and buy fresh, locally crafted goods on site!

NEW AND IMPROVED: DISH PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS!

This crowd-fueled contest is back and better than ever! All festival restaurants are automatically entered, and festival attendees vote for their favorite spots on the day of the festival. Awards are presented at the end of the day.

AND LOTS MORE…

More than 65 restaurants, caterers and food vendors are participating, with nearly 110 arts & crafts vendors and information booths, three stage areas for live music and the “Church Street Café,” where patrons can sit and relax with a pint of refreshing brew.

Festival grounds include Gay street from Matlack Street to Darlington Street and Market Street from Darlington to High Street.

Parking in all Borough of West Chester garages is $5.00 for all day

NO PETS ALLOWED IN EVENT GROUNDS. We love them too, but please, leave your pets at home for this food-related event. Anyone accompanied by a pet will be asked to leave.

2014 Applications Now Available

2014 Participating Restaurants and Vendors

Restaurants

Specialty Food Vendors

Live Music & Dancing

There are three locations with eight different bands performing throughout the day. The performances will be held on Gay St. at Matlack St. and Darlington St and at the corner of Market St. and Church St.

A Big Thanks to Our Sponsors This Year

See you at the festival!