The fourth annual South Philly Garden Tour, a self-guided exploration of the green spaces hidden in South Philly's concrete jungle, is just around the corner. As we count down to the big day, your friendly neighborhood co-op blog team is here to remind you of all the most crucial reasons why you should join us on Saturday, September 6, 1-4 pm, for our biggest fundraiser of the year.
Are you procrastinating on getting your tickets to this year's Garden Tour? Well, now is the time to secure your opportunity to see some of the best private gardens in South Philly and get tons of free swag and food in the process!
Check out all the free stuff in store for you when you buy your ticket to the #GardenTour14:
- Our friend Sara Villari from Occasionette is designing another limited-edition tote bag just for the Garden Tour this year! Woot woot!
- Your nifty tote will include coupons from Chipotle Mexican Grill to get your burrito/bowl on
- Try some Cambodian sweets and iced coffee from Koliyan/Peddler Coffee when you check-in at Gold Star Park
- Take a selfie or two in front of our flower backdrop courtesy of Sullivan Owen with Poseybooth
- We’ll have plenty of snacks at various stops along the tour, including Chips & Guacamole from Chipotle Mexican Grill, snacks from Kermit’s Bake Shoppe, Di Bruno Bros., Soom Foods and more!
And don’t forget about the after Party at The Industry at 1401 E Moyamensing Ave. They’ll have lots of hors d’ouevres and drink specials just for Garden Tour attendees starting at 4pm! So, what are you waiting for? Get your tickets to the hottest event of the year!
South Philly Garden Tour
Saturday, September 6, 1-4 p.m. (Rain date: Sunday, September 7, 1-4 p.m.)
Check-in: Gold Star Park, 613 Wharton St.
The Garden Tour is the South Philly Food Co-op’s biggest annual fundraiser, with all proceeds directly supporting costs associated with opening a community-owned and -operated full-service grocery store. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
Click here for more information about this year’s tour or to get your tickets today.