Italian Market, a South Philly Icon, Gears Up for Celebration of Its 100th Year

May 08, 2015 877

by John McDevitt

For decades, the open-air food market along South Ninth Street in South Philadelphia has been the place to go for fine cheeses, meats, and produce. Now, the so-called "Italian Market" is celebrating its 100th anniversary, with events being held every month until the end of the year.

The fun gets started on May 16th and 17th with the annual South Ninth Street Italian Market Festival. Then, on June 19th, the hottest food trucks in town will be gathering. July is "Multicultural Music Month." And bocci (Italian bowling game) and scopa (Italian card game) tournaments will take place in August.

Read more


You may be interested