Concerts take place on Wednesday evening at 7:30 pm at the amphitheater in Pastorius Park (off of Millman Street), Philadelphia, PA 19118 (view map). If a show is rained out, it takes place at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s Cherokee Campus (view map).

2017 Performance Schedule
June 14 XPN Welcomes Wesley Stace: Acclaimed singer-songwriter ( sponsored by Market at the Fareway
June 21 The Jasper String Quartet: Outstanding classical quartet ( sponsored by Merrill Lynch The Nottingham-Goodman Group
June 28 Seamus Egan: Founding member of Solas ( sponsored by The Co-op Shop
July 5 Josh Lawrence: A new star on the jazz horizon ( sponsored by The Terrace at Chestnut Hill
July 12 XPN Welcomes Worldtown Sound System: High energy world rhythms and electronic dance ( sponsored by Kismet
July 19 Parsonsfield: Jubilant, danceable indie roots music ( sponsored by Weavers Way 
July 26 XPN Welcomes Suzie Brown: Bluesy, folky, achy sweet-voiced ( sponsored by Condon and Skelly 
This is the longest running outdoor concert series in Philadelphia. Come hear a diverse set of bands and musicians in the backdrop of one of Chestnut Hill’s most majestic backdrops. Bring blankets and chairs and enjoy the music. The concerts take place every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. and are supported by both the Chestnut Hill Community Association and Chestnut Hill Hospital. We are also grateful to our individual concert sponsors listed above.

If your band is interested in performing in Pastorius Park (view map) in the summer of 2018 send your press kit and music samples via email to
Cost Range: Free 
Committee Chair: Julie Byrne
Email our office at if you would like to volunteer.


3rd Annual Movies Under the Stars

Friday(s) August 4, 11, 18 and 25
The Water Tower Recreation Center Field, 209 East Hartwell Lane, Philadelphia PA, 19118

Food trucks Arrive at 7:00 pm; Film Starts at 8:00 pm., FREE EVENT

August 5-Film: Moana (2016)
August 12-Film: The Lego Batman Movie (2017)
August 19-Film: Beauty and the Beast (2017)
August 26-Film: Rogue One (2016)

Join us for our third annual Friday Night Movies Under the Stars! We will set up a big screen (28 foot) and show popular films under the stars on the lawn of the Water Tower Recreation Center. Bring your family, friends, blankets and lawn chairs. CHCA members can visit us at our membership tent to pick up their free bag of popcorn and a drink. Each week we will start the fun at 7:00 pm., by having an excellent, well-known Philadelphia food truck set up to sell delicious treats, entrees, beverages and sandwiches. Come early and enjoy a picnic before the film begins at 8:00 pm. We will announce the food trucks as soon as we have them confirmed.

The Water Tower Recreation Center is located at 200 East Hartwell Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19118
If it rains the film will be show at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, 8000 Cherokee Street, Philadelphia, PA 19118.

Main Sponsors of Movies Under the Star  
Chestnut Hill Hospital, The Market on the Fareway, and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy.

Food truck Sponsor
Merrill Lynch-The Nottingham-Goodman Group

Committee Chair: Christopher Padova
Email our office at if you would like to volunteer.

Annual Membership Meeting 

June 25, 2017 from 3pm - 5pm
Wissahickon Inn / 498 W. Springfield Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118

This meeting is our warm welcome for every CHCA member. This event also represents an opportunity for the community association, The LOCAL and the Community Fund to offer their state of the organization addresses.

Circle of Lights Holiday Gathering and Tree Lighting Ceremony

Saturday, November 18, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Woodmere Art Museum, 9201 Germantown Avenue

Join your friends and neighbors as we count down to the lighting of the Art Museum and Christmas trees, marking the start of the holiday season. Enjoy hot chocolate, cider and cookies, music, goodie bags for the kids, and a visit from Santa who arrives on an antique fire truck.

Committee Chair: Michelle Sage 
Email our office at if you would like to volunteer.

24th Annual Chestnut Hill Christmas-Holiday House Tour

Saturday, December 9

Holiday season is a time to relive cherished traditions, and for Chestnut Hill, there is no better tradition than spending a day enjoying the Christmas-Holiday House tour.

Committee Chair: Helen Phillips
Email our office at if you would like to volunteer. 

2017 Chestnut Hill Community Holiday ParadeChestnut Hill Community Holiday Parade

Saturday, December 16
Rex Avenue to Southampton Avenue (Market on the Fareway)

We've brought back a long-standing Chestnut Hill tradition in 2012! Families line Germantown Avenue to wave to the marchers in our Annual Chestnut Hill Community Holiday Parade! We welcome teams, scouts, and musical groups to help us celebrate! Organize your block and join the parade! 

Cost Range: Free to anyone who wants to come
Committee Chair: Brien Tilley
Email our office at if you would like to march in our parade!