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Discover Fishtown

Named for the occupation of many of the neighborhood’s earliest residents – shad fishermen in the nearby Delaware River – Fishtown has become one of Philadelphia’s liveliest neighborhoods.

Music venues, hip bars and restaurants, trendy shops, and vibrant street art make Fishtown one of the most sought-after destinations in the city for travelers.

Photo by K. Kelly for Visit Philadelphia.

Discover Fishtown

The neighborhood is just a short walk or bike ride away from Northern Liberties and the Delaware River waterfront, and SEPTA’s Market/Frankford Line (“The El”) soars over the neighborhood along Front Street, providing quick and convenient transportation to and from downtown Philadelphia.

Things To Do

Spend the day shopping at local boutiques while admiring street art, then revel in the neighborhood’s nightlife, which includes concerts, comedy shows, and more.

To Do

Where to Eat and Drink

Foodies will feel right at home in Fishtown, with an increasing collection of acclaimed restaurants and local favorites dotting the landscape.

Eat and Drink

Places to Stay

Though downtown hotels are just a short train or car ride away, there are a few options available for those looking to stay in the heart of this energetic neighborhood.


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