Photo Flash: The Kimmel Center Presents Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts' Street Fair

The Kimmel Center's 2018 Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA) Street Fair was held all day today, June 9. Broad Street was transformed into Philadelphia's ultimate free block party with live performances, interactive activities, food vendors and more!

Check out photos from the event below!

Performances included IRST Capitol Drum Line, Junk, La Noche, Russian Bar, Les Tambours, Moxie Kids Pedicab, US Army Jazztet, High Dive Show, Dragon Traps, UDEF Breakers, Liz Filios, Camden Sophisticated Sisters, Spiral Q, Temple University Band, West Philadelphia Orchestra, and Kulu Mele.

The festival also featured rides including the Ferris Wheel, Virtual Reality Swings, Super Slide, and Merry-go-Round.

More interactive events included:

Paper Boat River - Create and sail your own paper boat down the river on Broad Street.

Obstacle Course - Test your skills in this super fun obstacle course made of ropes and hangs high above Broad Street. It will give you a challenging outdoor experience.

Camel Corral - See and feed camels on the street! Encounter camels for a unique and memorable experience that will entertain and educate audiences about these regal animals and their habitat.

Aerosculpture's Aéroplume - Gaze high above Broad Street at the floating airship with fluttering wings from France.

Food Vendors - There will be over 20 food vendors. Here's the list: Brulee, Turkish Grill, Caribbean Islands Cuisine, Karas Grill Inc, Innovative Catering Concepts, Verizon Fios, Three Scoops Ventures, Life Art, Philly Fry, Philly Fry - Cannoli Café, AARP, KenChar, HK Special Event Food, Asante Sana Art, Beaucycled, Corry Enterprises, Gourmet Candle, Mann Center for Performing Arts, Festival Food Management, Capogiro Gelato Artisans LLC, Li Ping Corn Company, Roe Restaurant, Buzzetta Festival Foods, 5 one 7 designs, M&M Links, Philly Word Art/ Daniel Duffy, Lightbox Film Center, Laughing Crab Catering, Fezziwig's, Nick's Roast Beef, Never Too Spoiled, KenChar , Adorned by Aisha, Cow and the Curd Zuzu Confectionery, Garces, The Tea Can Company Bimbo Bakeries, Armond Scavo Photography, Taller Puertrriqueno, Peter Hewitt Photographs, RD Shadez, Penn Academy of the Fine Arts, Willow Street Pictures Inc, TogTees, Kono Pizza, Reggae Reggae Vibes Buzzetta Festival Foods, J-Dogs, Inc, The Spicy Belly, Los Gallos Restaurant & Taqueria

Community Table - Enjoy food and drinks at a large community dining table in the middle of Broad Street!

Beer Gardens - Garces Events will have three beer gardens; one set up on Spruce Street outside the Kimmel Center as well as on Broad and Pine Streets across from the Symphony House.

Located in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia, the Kimmel Center's mission is to operate a world-class performing arts center that engages and serves a broad audience through diverse programming, arts education, and community outreach. The Kimmel Center Campus is comprised of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater, SEI Innovation Studio, and the Merck Arts Education Center), the Academy of Music (owned by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association), and the Merriam Theater. The Kimmel Center is also home to eight Resident Companies: The Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania Ballet, The Philly POPS, PHILADANCO, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society and Curtis Institute of Music. With nearly 9,000 seats per night, The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is the region's most impactful performing arts center, and the second largest in the country. TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is the season sponsor of the Kimmel Center's 2017-2018 Season. American Airlines is the official airline of Broadway Philadelphia. For additional information, visit www.kimmelcenter.org.

Photo Flash: The Kimmel Center Presents Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts' Street Fair

Photo Flash: The Kimmel Center Presents Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts' Street Fair

Photo Flash: The Kimmel Center Presents Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts' Street Fair

Photo Flash: The Kimmel Center Presents Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts' Street Fair

Photo Flash: The Kimmel Center Presents Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts' Street Fair

Photo Flash: The Kimmel Center Presents Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts' Street Fair

Photo Flash: The Kimmel Center Presents Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts' Street Fair

Photo Flash: The Kimmel Center Presents Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts' Street Fair

Photo Flash: The Kimmel Center Presents Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts' Street Fair

Photo Flash: The Kimmel Center Presents Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts' Street Fair

Photo Flash: The Kimmel Center Presents Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts' Street Fair

Photo Flash: The Kimmel Center Presents Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts' Street Fair

Photo Flash: The Kimmel Center Presents Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts' Street Fair

Photo Flash: The Kimmel Center Presents Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts' Street Fair

Photo Flash: The Kimmel Center Presents Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts' Street Fair

Photo Flash: The Kimmel Center Presents Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts' Street Fair

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