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July 30, 2014 10:00 am - 11:15 am

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August 2, 2014 10:00 am - 11:15 am

Taste of Philadelphia: Market Tours


August 3, 2014 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Dance @ the Market


August 6, 2014 10:00 am - 11:15 am

Taste of Philadelphia: Market Tours


August 7, 2014 - August 9, 2014

25th Annual PA Dutch Fest

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Mark Your Calendars for the 25th Annual Pennsylvania Dutch Festival!
July 22, 2014 - Sarah LevitskyMark Your Calendars for the 25th Annual Pennsylvania Dutch Festival!

Thursday, August 7-Saturday, August 9th, 8am-5pm   Celebrate the traditions, foods and crafts of the Pennsylvania Dutch at the 25th annual Pennsylvania Dutch Festival.     The three-day festival will take place in the Market’s Center Court seating area and will feature handmade crafts and traditional foods.   Try delicious homemade ice cream, made in an old-fashioned churn-style ice cream maker, Pennsylvania Dutch sausages, apple dumplings, funnel cakes (which a [ ... ]

Reading Terminal Market's Nutrtition Education Programs have Begun!
July 22, 2014 - Sarah LevitskyReading Terminal Market's Nutrtition Education Programs have Begun!

We are excited to announce that we have begun our new nutrition education program for Philadelphia school children! This summer, approximately 120 kids aged 10-13 are learning about healthy food at the Reading Terminal Market’s Eat Right Cooking Camp. This innovative nutrition education program is targeted to middle school students whose families receive SNAP benefits (“food stamps.”) The Market provides a uniquely vibrant venue for nutrition education, with access to a broad range of fr [ ... ]

Sidewalk Sizzle & Ice Cream Freeze, the Quintessential Summer Festival
July 11, 2014 - Sarah Levitsky

Saturday, July 19th, 10am-4pm, Outside the Market on Filbert St.         Join us for the Sidewalk Sizzle & Ice Cream Freeze, the quintessential summer festival featuring delicious foods hot off the grill and locally-made ice cream and gelato to cool you down!  Some of the highlights of this year's event are kabobs, grilled shrimp tacos, ribs, lamb roasted on a spit, bratwurst, Cajun burgers, turkey legs, grilled gelato sandwiches, grilled fruit sundaes, and much [ ... ]

12th Street Cantina Re-Opens After Renovations
May 14, 2014 - Sarah Levitsky12th Street Cantina Re-Opens After Renovations

Longtime merchant 12th Street Cantina re-opened Saturday after a major overhaul.  Stop by for some authentic Mexican cuisine from the new kitchen of Chef Raul Aguirre, a native of Puebla, Mexico, pictured in the new store with manager Jack Wiedman.  

“What's New in the Market in the New Year (Part 2), By Carolyn Wyman”
February 20, 2014 - Sarah Levitsky

This month we continue our list of new things planned for the Market and Market stands in this new year. They include: New attractions at this Saturday's Party for the Market fundraiser, such as a doughnut stuffing and stacking competition at Beiler's with celebrity contestants Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development & Director of Commerce Alan Greenberger, CBS3 consumer reporter Jim Donovan, PHL17 host Jennifer Lewis-Hall, FOX 29 medical contribu [ ... ]

Local Couples Marry on Valentine’s Day at the Market
February 6, 2014 - Market News

Love is in the air! On Valentine's Day, several local couples will continue the tradition of tying the knot at the Reading Terminal Market! At noon, Common Pleas Court Judge Jeffrey P. Minehart will marry the couples, one at a time, in the Market's Center Court seating area. The weddings will be followed by a dessert reception for the couples and their families and friends that includes a wedding cake donated by Termini Brothers Bakery, fruit salad from Iovine Brothers Produce, and coffee from O [ ... ]

Pearl’s Oyster Bar – Now Serving Breakfast!
February 6, 2014 - Market News

Pearl's Oyster Bar is the latest merchant to offer a full hot breakfast menu! Chef Jason Ledee's selections include seafood-centric specialties such as smoked salmon benedict, shrimp & grits, and Cajun-crusted shrimp breakfast Po' Boy as well as sweet items such as three different kinds of French toast, steel-cut oatmeal, and yogurt & granola. Pearl's is serving breakfast Monday-Friday, 8-11am and all day on weekends.

What's New in the Market in the New Year (Part 1)
January 22, 2014 - Carolyn Wyman

Between 2012’s expansion and facelift and the even more recent debut of vendors like lley Shepherd Creamery and Keven Parker’s Soul Food Caféhe Market has probably changed more in the past two years than in the previous 10. That doesn’t mean that’s the end of the new and improved things here. In February, shoppers entering at 12th and Filbert will be greeted by a brand-new Information Booth named after late, longtime Market Corporation and Preservation Fund board member Becky Sto [ ... ]

Oh Come All Ye Hungry to Enjoy These Market Holiday Specials
December 19, 2013 - Carolyn Wyman

The Market is celebrating the holidays, with the Reading Terminal Holiday Railroad display but also with a bunch of December-only products that can make the season a little easier, sweeter and more fun. For example:


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Morel Mushroom and Asparagus Eggs Benedict
We’re firm believers in brunch traditions, which is why this tasty dish can be made entirely from ingredients at the Reading Terminal Market. Stop by to pick up the fixings for this meal and wander the historic aisles of the market. Then, spend a...
Mediterranean Lettuce Salad
  This summer recipe from Kalyn’s Kitchen has us craving for the Mediterranean with its Moroccan-infused flavors. Far from your ordinary salad, this dish features Purslane and Sumac, giving it a unique and fresh taste. An added bonus: This re...
NHL Draftees Visit the Market
This week, for the first time in history, the NHL draft will be held in Philadelphia.  Today, we were thrilled to welcome the top NHL draftees to the Market for lunch.  Of course, they couldn't leave without stopping for ice cream cones at ...

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