Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll

Thank you to all who attended the 2017 Baltimore Avenue Dollar Strolls! Please check back in the spring for details on the 2018 Strolls.


The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, presented in association with the Baltimore Avenue Business Association (BABA), will return this year on Thursday, September 7th, 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 showcases new businesses along the constantly growing commercial corridor.

The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll has become a signature event for the neighborhood, routinely attracting crowds into the thousands. Live music, family entertainment, and more accompany the dollar deals, making this a great event for people of all ages. 

Check out the list of participating September 2017 businesses below!

If you are interested in performing at The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, you can find more information here.


Thank you to our 2017 sponsors:




Here is a list of businesses participating in the September 7th, 2017 Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll and what they will be offering:

Clarkville - House-made pickled veggies
Milk&Honey Market - Bassets' Ice Cream Sandwiches
The Nesting House -Temporary tattoos, stickers, gently used books, spinning tops
ICE CAVE Shaved ice, shaved water ice, yogurt drinks, popsicles and wheel cake 
Queen of Sheba - Injera rolls, cans of beer
Fiesta Pizza - Slice of pizza, French fries, water ice, ice cream, water 
Desi Village Indian Cusine - Halal - Samosas, mango lassis, vegetable pakora
Baltimore Pet Shoppe -Toys and treats for cats and dogs
Renata's Kitchen - Spiced grilled chicken skewers, hummus, baklava, chocolate nut rolls
Indie-Life Media - DJ, games, and more
New Age Realty Group, Inc. - Sunglasses & stress baseballs
Lee's Deli - Crab fries, regular or vegetarian cheesesteak
Dahlak Paradise - Mild or spicy lentil stew injera wraps, spinach stew injera wraps, tomato salad, homeade iced tea
Lucky's Chinese Takeout - Pizza roll, spring roll, shrimp teriyaki
Vientiane Cafe - Vegetarian fresh or crispy spring rolls, fried tofu, chicken skewers, Thai iced tea, sticky rice, water
University City Historical Society - $1 Memberships
Calvary Center for Culture and Community - Water ice
Lil' Pop Shop Mini popsicles in assorted flavors
Mariposa Food Co-op - Frozen banana whips
Little Baby's Ice Cream - Mini scoops of ice cream
Hibiscus - Patties, smoothies, breads
Heirloom Bohemian Boutique - Crystals, herbs, bath salts, candles and books
Black Hound Clay Studio - Tiny planters and bumper stickers
Dock Street Brewery - 7 oz. beer and Dock Street pint glasses (while supplies last)
Firehouse Bicycles - Patch kits
Vital Step Physical Therapy & Fitness - Sports drinks, $1 for $5 off Swedish Massage, raffle for fee fitness class
VIX Emporium - West Philly notecards, stickers, temporary tattoos
Taco Angeleno - Tortilla chips and salsa
Amari's Restaurant - Shrimp and grits
Greensgrow West - Plants

Kol Tzedek Synagogue - Laptop Stickers

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].