Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll

The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, presented in association with the Baltimore Avenue Business Association (BABA), will return this year on Thursday, June 7th and Thursday, September 13th, from 5:30pm – 8:30pm. During this unique event, University City’s Baltimore Avenue between 43rd and 52nd Streets showcases its businesses with $1 bargains from neighborhood favorites, ranging from bites from signature restaurants to pet supplies to theater tickets. The event also highlights new businesses along the constantly growing commercial corridor.

The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll has become a signature event for the neighborhood, routinely attracting crowds in the thousands. Live music, family entertainment, and more accompany the deals, making this a great event for people of all ages. See the map of participants for the June 7th Stroll!



Thank you to our 2018 sponsors:



Featuring Dollar Deals from:

  • Clark Park Farmers Market • 4300 Baltimore Avenue
  • Clarkville • 4301 Baltimore Avenue • Fried chicken wings
  • Milk&Honey Market • 4435 Baltimore Avenue • Ice cream sandwiches
  • The Nesting House • 4501 Baltimore Avenue • Temporary tattoos, gently used paperback books, scratch art paper
  • Ice Cave • 4507 Baltimore Avenue • Popsicles
  • Queen of Sheba • 4511 Baltimore Avenue • Veggie injera roll
  • Fiesta Pizza • 4518 Baltimore Avenue • Slice of pizza, French fries, ice cream, bottle of water, corn muffin
  • Desi Village • 4527 Baltimore Avenue • Samosas, mango lassis, vegetable pakora
  • Baltimore Avenue Pet Shoppe • 4532 Baltimore Avenue • Toys and treats for cats and dogs
  • Renata's Kitchen • 4533 Baltimore Avenue • Grilled chicken skewers, french fries, baklava
  • Chili Garden 4626 Baltimore Avenue • Dan Dan noodles, vegetable spring roll, vegetable lo mein
  • New Age Realty Group • 4627 Baltimore Avenue • T-shirts and sunglasses
  • Dahlak • 4708 Baltimore Avenue • Injera rolls, tomato salad, spiced iced tea
  • Lucky's Chinese Restaurant • 4710 Baltimore Avenue • Spring roll, pizza roll, shrimp teriyaki
  • University City Historical Society • 4740 Baltimore Avenue • Dollar memberships
  • Calvary Center • 4740 Baltimore Avenue • Soda, water, vases, honey sticks, stickers
  • Curio Theatre Company • 4740 Baltimore Avenue • Preview tickets
  • Gold Standard Café • 4800 Baltimore Avenue • Crispy Seitan skewer, chicken wing skewer
  • Mariposa Food Co-op • 4824 Baltimore Avenue • Banana whips
  • Hair Vyce Studio • 4828 Baltimore Avenue • Keychains and headbands 
  • Little Baby's Ice Cream • 4903 Catherine Street • Little Baby's scoops
  • Hibiscus Café • 4907 Catherine Street • Kale salad, seitan, kale and chick pea, salmon
  • Penn Café and Pizzeria • 4909 Catherine Street • Slice of pizza   
  • VIX Emporium • 5009 Baltimore Avenue • "West Philly" notecards, stickers, temporary tattoos
  • Amari's Restaurant • 5037 Baltimore Avenue • Shrimp and grits
  • Greensgrow West • 5123 Baltimore Avenue • Plant starts (herbs, vegetables, flowers)
  • Dock Street Brewery • 701 S. 50th Street • 7 oz. beer, Dock Street pint glasses
  • Black Hound Clay Studio • Cedar Park • Handmade clay magnets, mini planters
  • Heirloom Bohemian Boutique • Clark Park • Crystals, incense, home goods, candles
  • Lil' Pop Shop • outside Gold Standard • Mini popsicles in assorted flavors
  • Pound Cake Heaven • pound cake slices
  • And more!


Are you a community member who would like to vend at the Dollar Stroll? Read guidelines and download an application here.  If you are interested in performing at The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, you can find more information here.

For general event inquiries, contact Margaret Leidy Starke, Event Planner at 215.243.0555 x227 or [email protected].

To learn about sponsorship opportunities, contact Sarah Davis, Director of Development at 215.243.0555 x226 or [email protected].