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Morgan's Pier to Present Fall Fest on the Waterfront with Pumpkin Carving, Fall Decor, and New Menus

Morgan's Pier to Present Fall Fest on the Waterfront with Pumpkin Carving, Fall Decor, and New Menus

Featuring five weeks of stunning views, entertainment, new fall foods and cocktails, seasonal beers and much more.

One of Philadelphia's largest and longest running fall festivals is back! Morgan's Pier Fall Fest returns to the Philadelphia waterfront from Thursday, September 22 to Saturday, October 29, 2022. Head to the expansive dining destination as it converts into an autumn wonderland - with five more weeks of stunning views, entertainment, new fall foods and cocktails, seasonal beers and much more. For its annual fall make-over, Morgan's Pier will deck itself out in quintessential fall décor including haystacks, seasonal flowers, foliage and tons of pumpkins. For special events and seasonal activities, guests are invited to pick a pumpkin to carve in Morgan's Pier Pumpkin Patch, with pumpkin carving kits on-site for the perfect fall afternoon carving with the view of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge as the backdrop. Pumpkin carving is available Monday to Friday, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and Saturdays and Sundays 11:00am to 5:00pm. Every Monday 4:00pm to 8:00pm in October, Morgan's Pier is partnering with Tito's Handmade Vodka for a Yappy Hour fundraiser to raise funds and awareness of the Pennsylvania SPCA. A portion of proceeds from Yappy Hour specials will also be donated. Additional entertainment, including live acoustic music, and DJ entertainment is also scheduled every weekend on Thursday nights, Friday happy hour and night, Saturday day and night, and Sunday day. Season festivities will also include Morgan's Pier Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 8, 2022, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm, with tickets $50 in advance and $60 at the door. Morgan's Pier Halloween Party (adults only) will return and close out the season on Saturday, October 29, 2022, from 9:00pm to 2:00pm, and feature Brittany Lynn and the Philly Drag Mafia.

Fall Fest hours of operation are Monday to Thursday 4:00pm to 2:00am, Friday to Sunday, Noon to 2:00am, weather permitting. Morgan's will operate Fall Fest for seven days a week this year, for even more fall vibes to go around! Reservations are recommended for table service; walk-ins are welcome for all bar areas. Reservations can be made by using the Resy app or visiting www.morganspier.com. Meter and free street parking are located nearby along Columbus Boulevard and in the nearby neighborhoods.

For 2022, Morgan's Pier Fall Fest will feature striking views of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge and the Delaware River, plus the addition of twinkling lights, fall flowers and foliage, carved themed pumpkins, hay bales, cornstalks and other festive surprises, plus a full line-up of events, theme events and yappy hour events.

From the kitchen, the team has compiled a flavorful menu rooted in the spirit of season plus other fun fall favorites. Hearty fall comfort food offerings will include Poutine with waffle fries, cheese curds and beef gravy, Short Rib Fried Rice with kimchi, fried egg and scallion, Crab Mac N Cheese with cavatappi pasta, white cheddar and chives, Pumpkin Toast with sourdough, pumpkin puree, burrata and walnut, Shrimp and Grits with yellow corn grits, collard greens and cajun cream, Nashville Hot Chicken with apple slaw, herb mayo and brioche bun, plus flatbreads, sandwiches, burgers and vegetarian options.

SNACKS AND SMALL PLATES


Poutine $12
waffle fries, cheese curds, beef gravy

Crispy Chicken Wings $16 GF
choice of buffalo or BBQ

Cheesesteak Egg Rolls (2) $12
bell peppers, onion, cooper sharp

Crispy Brussels Sprouts $14 V, GF
miso glaze, pomegranate, candied almonds

Grain Salad $12 V
farro, cabbage, butternut squash, white beans, date dressing

Caesar Salad $11 VG
local fall greens, crispy parmesan, croutons

Short Rib Fried Rice $14 GF
kimchi, fried egg, scallion

Crab "Mac n' Cheese" $16
cavatappi pasta, white cheddar, chives

Pumpkin Toast $10 VG
sourdough, pumpkin puree, burrata, walnut

Shrimp and Grits $15
yellow corn grits, collard greens, cajun cream

FLATBREADS


Margherita $10 VG
Jersey tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil

"Pier Pizza" $13
pimento cheese, pepperoni, prosciutto, pancetta

Mushroom $13 VG
fontina, roasted mushrooms, guanciale, taleggio, truffle honey

Pepperoni $13
Jersey tomato sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni

SANDWICHES


Cheeseburger $9
iceberg, red onion, American cheese, special sauce, potato bun
Add Burger Patty $4
Add Bacon $2

Impossible Burger $11 VG
iceberg, red onion, American cheese, special sauce, potato bun

Fried Fish Po' Boy $14
preserved lemon tartar sauce, shaved lettuce, pickles, hoagie roll

Pork Belly Banh Mi $11
jalapeno, cilantro, cucumber, pickled daikon radish, spicy mayo

Nashville Hot Chicken $12
apple slaw, herb mayo, brioche bun

Tuna Melt $12
sourdough toast, tuna salad, swiss cheese, dill

SWEETS


Pumpkin Parfait $6
pumpkin pie mousse, whipped cream, pumpkin seed granola

Churro Cup $6 VG
crispy fried churro, cinnamon sugar, caramel sauce, vanilla ice cream

Kids Menu:
$7 (Not printed on same menu as other food)
(served with french fries)
Chicken Fingers
Cheeseburger
All Beef Hot Dog
Half Margherita Pizza

At the bar, warm up with some cozy comforts in the form of this season's warm cocktail menu, featuring a Spiked S'mores which includes vanilla vodka, hot chocolate, honey cinnamon syrup, topped with gooey marshmallows and drizzled with chocolate syrup and graham cracker rim. It would not be a true Fall menu without Pumpkin Spice, which guests can indulge in with an adult-twist. The Spiked Pumpkin Latte will include Tito's vodka, pumpkin puree, RumChata, and coffee. As always, Morgan's Pier will show off their proclivity to local brews in their season selections, including Mainstay Octoberfest, Yuengling Hershey Porter, Sam Adam Oktoberfest and Downeast Craft Cider.

DRAFT BEER


Mainstay Oktoberfest $6
Mainstay Pier Beer $5
Mainstay Bowline $7
Twisted Tea $6
Yuengling Hershey Porter $7
Victory Fest Beer $6
Sam Adam Oktoberfest $6
Downeast Craft cider $7
Rotating Oktoberfest $7
Rotating Pumpkin (DFH) $7

CANS


Miller LIte $5
Bud Light $5
Budweiser $5
Bud light Black Cherry Seltzer $7
Downeast Pumpkin Cider $7
Goose Island Oktoberfest $6
Troegs Lucky Hoeller $6
Tecate $5
Corona $6
Highnoon $10
Sea isle Tea $7

WARM COCKTAILS


S'mores $10 Sobieski Vanilla, hot chocolate, honey cinnamon syrup topped with marshmallow and chocolate syrup
Apple Spiced Toddy $10 Crown Royal, apple cider, lemon juice, honey cinnamon syrup
Spiked pumpkin latte $10 Titos vodka, pumpkin puree, rum chata, coffee
Coffee Cascade $10 Skrewball Peanut Butter whiskey, Irish cream, coffee and hot chocolate

COLD COCKTAILS


American Mule $10 Titos vodka, lime juice, ginger beer
Apples on Apples $10 Bluecoat gin, sour apple, downeast cider
Fall Sangria $10 Kiki vodka , white wine, apple cider, lemon juice, Cinnamon
Candied Apple $12 Crown Apple, cranberry juice, Redbull
Pear Spritz $12 Grey Goose Pear, lemon juice, sparkling wine, club soda
Bloody Mary $10 Sobieski Citrus, house made bloody Mary mix
Cherries Jubilee $10 Bacardi, Amaretto, Cherry Puree, lime juice
Margarita $10 Cazadores, Triple sec, Lime juice

SEASON LONG SCHEDULE


For vibes and entertainment, Morgan's Pier will deck itself in all the colors of fall - with decor, flowers and more in yellow, orange and red. Pumpkin carving is available Monday to Friday, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and Saturdays and Sundays 11:00am to 5:00pm. Guests are invited to pick their perfect pumpkin from the Pier's Pumpkin Patch for only $5/$10, with carving kits provided for an idealistic Fall afternoon on the riverfront.

Every Monday from 4:00pm to 8:00pm in October, Morgan's Pier is partnering with Tito's Handmade Vodka for a Yappy Hour fundraiser to raise funds andawareness of the Pennsylvania SPCA. A portion of proceeds from Yappy Hour specials will also be donated.

Autumn Acoustics: Every Sunday during Fall Fest enjoy live acoustic performances during the afternoon for the perfect "Sunday Fun-day." 3-7pm no cover.

Additional entertainment, including live acoustic music, and DJ entertainment is also scheduled every weekend on Thursday nights, Friday happy hour and night, Saturday day and night, and Sunday day.

SPECIAL EVENTS


Morgan's Pier Oktoberfest
Saturday, October 8, 2022
2:00pm to 6:00pm
Morgan's Pier, 221 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia PA 19123
$50 pre-sale, $60 general admission at door
First 200 guests through the door get a souvenir mug
www.morganspier.com

Prost! As part of Fall Fest, Morgan's Pier presents Morgan's Pier Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 8, 2022, from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. The best part of any Oktoberfest is the free-flowing beer and an excuse to eat pretzels. Morgan's Pier will have both, plus live music with Dub C for belting out all of the sing-along drinking songs. For $50 early bird and $60 general admission guests receive an open beer bar, unlimited soft Pretzels, German-inspired food specials, and a Morgan's Pier stein for the first 200 attendees through the door. After Oktoberfest, stick around for DJ Xtina from 6:00pm to 10:00pm and DJ Menace Cartel from 10:00pm to 2:00am. Stay tuned for more ticketing details! Morgan's Pier is located at 221 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia PA 19123. Meter and free street parking are located nearby along Columbus Boulevard and in the nearby neighborhoods.

Morgan's Pier Halloween Party (Adult only)
Saturday, October 29, 2022
9:00pm to 2:00am
Morgan's Pier, 221 N Christopher Columbus Blvd.
$60 online pre-sale
https://www.morganspier.com/

Morgan's Pier will end their biggest season yet with their annual Halloween Bash on Saturday, October 29th. Hosted by Brittany Lynn, the Don of the Philly Drag Mafia, guests are encouraged to help suck the bar dry as Morgan's Pier prepares to go into hibernation until the Spring. Tickets are scheduled to go on sale mid-October, starting at $60. Entry includes admission to the event, all-you-can-drink from 9:00pm to 2:00am, musical entertainment by DJ Menace Cartel, free hot dogs, and ability to enter the cash prize costume contest, with winners for both individual and group ensembles. Now, that's a scary good deal! Stayed tuned for more tickets to go on sale at https://www.morganspier.com. The last three years have sold out fast, so watch for tickets to go on sale and get them early.

HOURS:

Fall Fest hours of operation are Monday to Thursday 4:00pm to 2:00am, Friday to Sunday, Noon to 2:00am, weather permitting. Morgan's will operate Fall Fest for seven days a week this year, for even more fall vibes to go around! Reservations are recommended for table service; walk-ins are welcome for all bar areas. Reservations can be made by using the Resy app or visiting www.morganspier.com. Meter and free street parking are located nearby along Columbus Boulevard and in the nearby neighborhoods.

SNAPSHOT SUMMARY:


Morgan's Pier Fall Fest
Thursday, September 22, 2022 to Saturday, October 29, 2022
Morgan's Pier
221 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia PA 19123
Free cover with food and drink purchase, select events are ticketed
www.morganspier.com

ABOUT MORGAN'S PIER:


Owned and operated by FCM Hospitality, Morgan's Pier is an outdoor restaurant against the backdrop of the Delaware River Waterfront. Named after George C. Morgan, the first person to cross the Ben Franklin Bridge, the "backyard beer garden" on Columbus Boulevard is an ideal spring, summer and fall spot. In its inaugural season, Morgan's Pier received the 2012 Excellence on the Waterfront Honor Award for Commercial Design from The Waterfront Center. Morgan's Pier is located at 221 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia PA 19123. For more information, visit morganspier.com or email info@morganspier.com.


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