The Porch, located on the south side of 30th Street Station, is one of Philadelphia's premier public spaces. The Porch features lunch from rotating food trucks, pop-up performances, lush landscaping, outdoor drinks in warmer weather, and plenty of places to relax.

What's Happening at The Porch at 30th Street Station

Food Trucks

 

Lunchtime vending is back at The Porch!

 

 

JULY 2022 SCHEDULE

  • Tuesdays: Burrito Feliz - Serving fresh, delicious Mexican food, from award-winning juicy birria to shrimp tacos and tofu "chorizo" burritos 
  • Wednesdays: The Munchy Machine - Offering a menu featuring inventive sandwiches, snacks and desserts
  • Thursdays: The Empanada House - Inspired by the flavorful food traditions of South America, specializing in Brazilian food

 

Stay tuned for more news and make sure to follow our Twitter or Facebook pages for updates. Food trucks at The Porch are powered by PECO. 

Events

 

FRIDAY, JULY 8TH FROM 12PM TO 1PM
Lancaster Avenue Jazz Fest Preview with Kimpedro
See this Philadelphia-born spiritual jazz percussionist as a preview for the July 16th Lancaster Avenue Jazz Festival.

 

 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 13 FROM 12:30PM TO 1:30PM
Bachata/Salsa Class and Social with Artsi
Join instructor and 2021 Summit Salsa World Champion Keila Perez-Vega for a fun outdoor salsa and bachata lesson. Learn footwork, try out some patterns, and put them into practice with music. No partner or experience required. 

 

 

 

 

 

TUESDAY, JULY 26 FROM 12PM TO 1PM
Karen Smith and the Weez the Peeples Collective
A portal into the universe of peace and harmony, with music, poetry and sounds that connect to the masses. 

 

 

 

 

 

THROUGHOUT THE JULY

PECO Food Truck Giveaways

Once a week in July, stop by the UCD team’s table, sign up for our event email list, and receive a voucher for a free food truck item! 25 vouchers available each week. Tues, 7/12 at 11:30am: 1 free order of elotes from Burrito Feliz Wed, 7/20 at 11:30am: 1 free order of a cheesesteak spring roll & chips from Munchy Machine Thurs, 7/28 at 11:30am: 1 free chicken or cheese empanada from Empanada House 

TUESDAY, JULY 19 FROM 4:30PM TO 6:30PM  (Rain date July 20th)

University City Dining Days Kick-Off Pop-Up

Stop by The Porch and kick off University City Dining Days (running July 21 to July 31) for free samples from Dining Days participants Jezabel’s, Irie Entrée, and Woosa Tea.  Visit the UCD tent for your chance to win Dining Days gift cards and other fun prizes!

 

Thank you to our 2022 sponsors!

 

 

 

     

 

Interested in vending with us? Download the application here and submit to [email protected].

 

For general event inquiries and sponsorship opportunities, contact Margaret Leidy Starke, Senior Manager of Events and Community Partnerships at [email protected] or 215.243.0555 x227.