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Every Saturday Starting in April – Phoenixville Farmers Market
9 am – 1 pm
The Market helps support local agriculture by connecting farmers with consumers. The Market is family-friendly — providing a children’s area at the market table each week with books, toys, and crafts. We also host live music by local musicians every week beginning at 10am.
French Creek under the Veterans Memorial Gay Street Bridge, accessed from Taylor Alley

First Fridays, May – October 2018
Swing by downtown Phoenixville from 6-10pm and you’ll find live music, theatrical performances, local artists, & fun surprises! Walk around and explore some of our arts venues, small shops , unique boutiques and outstanding restaurants.

October 6, 2018 – Phoenixville Food Truck Festival
12 pm – 6 pm
Downtown Phoenixville, Bridge Street

October 6, 2018 – Phoenixville Kiwanis KidsFest
9 am – 3 pm
A huge colorful celebration for kids and their families including, but not limited to:- high quality entertainment on the main stage and throughout Reeves Park all day, many vendors with fun, engaging activities geared towards children in their booths, food and a scarecrow contest!
Reeves Park Phoenixville

Oct 20 – Phoenixville Pumpkin Fest
10:30 am – 4 pm
Pumpkinfest is a fun, free, family-friendly festival in the heart of downtown Phoenixville. Celebrate all things pumpkin! Featuring Derby races, a carnival, crafts, live music and much more! Witness a live expert carving contest, sample pumpkin dishes from local restaurants (vote for your favorite!), or compete in one of the contests for some great prizes!
Bridge & Main Streets

Oct 24 – Phoenixville Recreation Annual Halloween Parade
7 pm
Start: 300 Block of Bridge Street & Taylor Alley
Finish: 100 Block of Bridge Street & Church Alley

Oct 28 – 31 Annual Phoenixville Run – Reeves Park, 7-11am

Nov 1 – 4th – Harvest Fest
Celebrating Community gems, parks & recreation.
Thursday, November 1st: Night Market kick-off event at Riverworks | 6 pm – 10 pm
Friday, November 2nd: Movie in the Park at Reeves Park | 7 pm
Saturday, November 3rd: Harvest Breakfast at the Colonial Theatre, Fun Run along the Schuylkill River, Kids Crafts in Andre Thornton Park, Beer Garden in Phoenix Village Parking Lot, and more!
Saturday, November 4th: Pet Parade and Pet event in Reeves Park, and Craft Festival at Reservoir Park!

Saturday, November 3, 2018
1st Annual Phoenixville Bed Races
Grab your friends, family, or colleagues to create a team, or come just to witness the excitement as 30+ teams put on their racing caps! This super fun, family-friendly event will raise funds and awareness for all the great work accomplished by three Phoenixville organizations that provide shelter for the homeless: Ann’s Heart, Good Samaritan Services and The House-Phoenixville Women’s Outreach

December 7, 2018 – Christmas Parade on Bridge Street
7 pm
The Parade will start at Borough Hall and End on the 100 Block of Bridge Street
The tree lighting is directly after the Holiday Parade at Renaissance Park

TOOLBOX™ is a Kindergarten through 6th grade program (being used in preK-8) that supports children in understanding and managing their own emotional, social, and academic success. The foundation of TOOLBOX is 12 human capacities that reside within all of us. Through its simple and profound metaphor of Tools, TOOLBOX brings forward a set of skills and practices that help students access their own inner resilience at any time, in any context.

Children learn 12 simple yet powerful Tools. With practice, these Tools become valuable personal skills and strategies for self-awareness, self-management, and relationship-building, which, in turn, foster responsible decision-making. Because the techniques are simple and the language is shared, children adopt the Tools and master them quickly.  To learn more about the 12 Tools, please visit Dovetail Learning’s website!

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Helpful Resources

Domestic Violence Center of Chester County
24 hour hotline 888.711.6270

Phoenixville Area Help Book
Provided by the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation

Crime Victims Center of Chester County

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Network for Behavioral Change

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Home of the Sparrow
Housing Education Support

Phoenixville Communities That Care

Phoenixville Area Community Services

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence