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September 12, 2018

SausageFest returns to South Philly for fourth year

There will be bands, art vendors, craft beer and plenty of tasty sausages from local restaurants

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Sausage Fest preview Courtesy of Taproom on 19th/Sausage Fest

Taproom on 19th will have sausage sandwiches on-hand for hungry festival-goers.

The fourth South Philly SausageFest will take place on Saturday, Sept. 29. 

On West Passyunk Avenue, there will be bands, art vendors, craft beer and plenty of tasty sausages from local restaurants.

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Below is a list of the festival participants, as well as what dishes they plan on serving:

•The Thirsty Soul – Martin’s Specialty Sausage Company’s Andouille Sausage Sandwich with slaw and maple mustard dressing

•Mike’s BBQ – Smoked brisket cheesesteak with Cooper Sharp whiz and fried onions; McMike’s Rib Sandwich with house pickles, onions and BBQ sauce on a Conshy Bakery potato roll

•South Philly Tap Room – Countrytime Farms Spicy Italian Parmesan Sausage Sandwich with peppers and onions; NoEvil "The Stallion" Vegan Italian Sausage Sandwich with peppers and onions

•Tap Room on 19th – Sausage parm with marinara and mozzarella

•Café y Chocolate – Chorizo burrito or tacos; Pollo Azado Tacos

•Philly Pretzel Factory – Sausage, pepper and onion sandwich; sausage pretzels

•Moon Dawg Sundaes – Fried ice cream sundaes, savory frozen desserts

To pair with the food, there will be Oktoberfest brews, spiced ales and craft cocktails from a variety of regional craft breweries and distilleries.

While adults drink and eat, kids can hang out in their own play area, where there will be hula hoops, face-painting, a water-sprayer, sidewalk chalk and a family-friendly performance by Johnny Shortcake.

SausageFest will run from noon to 7 p.m. It's free to attend, just pay-as-you-go. However, there's also an option to buy beer tickets in advance.

Proceeds from the festival will benefit and fund Newbold Community Development Corporation's Street Cleaning Program, which provides employment for 10 disabled Philadelphia residents.

Fourth Annual South Philly SausageFest

Saturday, Sept. 29
Noon to 7 p.m. | Pay-as-you-go
West Passyunk Avenue ​(from South Broad Street to 15th Street)

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