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Jazz Age on the Delaware
Sat, July 29, 2017, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
“…one of the most magical events...ever.” - Attendee, Jazz Age on the Delaware
Step back in time at Philadelphia’s last remaining Gilded Age mansion along the Delaware River. A soirée like no other, plan to step out in your best period attire and celebrate the elegance of the era. Guests will enjoy an afternoon of 1920’s era music and dancing, lawn games, food, vintage-inspired cocktails, plus fashion and pie contests. Proceeds benefit Glen Foerd, one of Philadelphia's most magical public parks. More details to come. Check out the video from last year's event by visiting www.glenfoerd.org, and clicking on the Jazz Age icon on the right side of the home page.
Here's what people say about Jazz Age on the Delaware. It's certainly a party not to be missed!
I'll say it was a sold out success! Everyone looked great in their '20's best dancing well past "last call".
“The event was phenomenal.”
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
ID is required to purchase alcoholic drinks.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
No outside alcohol. Vintage-inspired cocktails will be available throughout the event.
Feel free to pack a picnic lunch. Food trucks will be onsite.
If you absolutely must bring Fido, park rules require all dogs to be leashed and well-behaved.
Is this event a fundraiser?
Yes! Glen Foerd, a park and historic site, promotes appreciation of the arts, environmental stewardship and entrepreneurial innovation. The fundraising focus for this year’s event is Glen Foerd's environmental and boating programs.
Who attends the event?
Everyone! Children under 12 are free!
Is the event wheelchair accessible?
The property is wheelchair accessible, however no cars will be allowed on the grounds of Glen Foerd the day of the event. Participants requiring assistance may be dropped off at the gates, but all cars will need to be parked at the SEPTA lot (James and Grant Avenues), or Nazareth Academy Grade School (4701 Grant Avenue). SEPTA parking is $2 for the day. School parking is free, but limited.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 215-632-5330.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes, or a digital ticket.
What if it rains?
Rain date is Sunday, July 30st from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
What is the refund policy?
Tickets are non-refundable.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Jazz Age on the Delaware is easily accessible by train, bus or car. Glen Foerd is conveniently located one block from the Torresdale Train Station, or by taking the 19 or 84 buses. Off-site parking is available at the Torresdale Train Station SEPTA lot (Grant Avenue and James Street) located only one block from Glen Foerd, and Nazareth Academy Grade School lot (4701 Grant Avenue) only .3 miles from Glen Foerd. SEPTA parking is $2 for the entire day. Nazareth Academy is free but parking is limited. Go to www.jazzageonthedelaware.com for detailed directions.
Photo Credit: Lisa Varley, Varley Photography, lisavarleyphotography.com