The Chester County Restaurant Festival


West Chester Parks and Recreation Presents the 

38th Annual Chester County Restaurant Festival 
September 17, 2017
12:00PM to 5:30PM

Rain Date – Sunday, September 24

Festival grounds include Gay street from Matlack Street to Darlington Street – Market Street from Darlington to High St

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.

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.

Beer & Wine Garden

Located on Gay and Church St - Proceeds go towards the West Chester Parks and Recreation Send A Kid To Camp Fund

The Town Dish  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. 

Live Music 

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.

Darlington Street


Beer and Wine Garden - Church street 

Matlack Street 

The following streets will be closed to thru traffic
from 7AM - 8PM

East and West Gay St. from Matlack St. to New St.

West Market St. from High St. to New St.

50 block on N. Matlack St. from Market St. to Gay St.

N. Walnut St. from Market St. to Prescott Alley.

N. High St. from Market St. to Chestnut St.

N. Church St. from Market St. to Prescott Alley.

N. Darlington St. from Market St. to Chestnut St.

and N. New St. from Market St. to Chestnut St.


WCHE 1520AM 
Mitch’s Gym 
Little's of Downingtown 
ACME Markets 
Chestnut Square

Valley Del Publishing

Town Dish - 200x200Service Mark Color
Ottos Mini 200 x 200Ottos BMW

Applications for this event can be found under our Applications and Forms section.