Learn more about CHCA Membership Benefits

Chestnut Hill Local Subscription

Chestnut Hill is a community with its own independent newspaper covering the people, news, events and 
 happenings right here. A subscription is included with every membership!

Passport to the Chestnut Hill Experience

over $1,000 in free items at nearly 70 local stores, restaurants, and businesses.

Members Only Events

Members have access to exclusive events like lectures, concerts, bird watching, dinners with live music, and classes. 

Member Discounts

Shop on the hill, show your card and SAVE 10%! Members only

CHCA members also receive a DISCOUNT to all of our events including the Black & White Gala, Holiday House Tour,
Hoops Madness Basketball Tournament, and Great Houses Tour (held in partnership with the Chestnut Hill Conservancy.)

Hoops Madness

Families and friends fill the stands to cheer on their team during Hoops Madness! Hoops Madness offers kids and adults a chance to play half court, 3-on-3 games of basketball, and participate in a variety of
shooting contests: 3-point, foul-shooting, and half-court shooting competitions. 

Great Houses Tour

Organized by the Chestnut Hill
  and co-sponsored by the Chestnut Hill Community Association the Great Houses Tour is designed to celebrate and share the ways that traditional and contemporary design can
coexist in this historic and architecturally
extraordinary community. 

Black & White Gala

Dancing, drinks, and dressing up! Gala proceeds fund community events, neighborhood advocacy efforts, and volunteer projects that enhance our community.

Holiday House Tour

The holiday season is a time to relive cherished traditions, and for Chestnut Hill, there is no better tradition than spending a day enjoying the Holiday House tour. Tour a variety of dramatic homes and find inspiration for your holiday celebrations, while experiencing the rich architectural heritage of Chestnut Hill.

CHCA Community Events

Pastorius Park Summer Concerts

The Chestnut Hill Community Association produces Philadelphia's longest running free outdoor concert series. For more than 70 years, the Pastoroius Park Summer Concerts have been synonymous with
summer evenings in Chestnut Hill. 

Movies Under the Stars

Movies Under the Stars brings people together to enjoy good times, a
good movie, some good food... all outdoors
under the night sky at Water Tower
Recreation Center.

Community Holiday Parade

The CHCA brings Santa to the neighborhood every year in the long-standing Chestnut Hill tradition, the Chestnut Hill Community Holiday Parade. Families and neighbors line Germantown Avenue to wave to marchers of sports teams, scouts, bands, and more!

Circle of Trees Celebration

The Circle of Trees Celebration brings the community together at the start of the holiday season. Friends and neighbors head to the Woodmere Art Museum for this free annual event and to enjoy hot chocolate, cider, cookies, music, goodie bags for the kids, and a visit from Santa! 

Ask the Experts

A free program to the community, Ask the Experts is offered quarterly and addresses a featured topic by an expert on prevalent issues relating to historic home and landscape care. Co-sponsored by the
 Chestnut Hill Conservancy. 

Virtual Events

In 2020, the CHCA began hosting Virtual Events for the Community, including a Virtual Garden Tour, a Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest, a Holiday Deck the Door Contest, and Concerts. 

Other Events

The CHCA hosts an eclectic variety of free
community events throughout the year. Manyof these events are co-hosted or co-sponsored in conjunction with other Chestnut Hill institutions, businesses, or residents. 

Green Space Initiative

The CHCA Green Space Initiative helps promote, plan for, and plant trees throughout commercial streets in Chestnut Hill. A Chestnut Hill Tree Tenders group has been formed through the Pennsylvania
Horticultural Society and works with neighbors to plant residential trees. 

CHCA Blog and Media

Want to know more about living in Chestnut Hill? Follow our blog for stories about CH podcasts, parks, and more!

Active Stewardship and Advocacy

Recognizing the value of Chestnut Hill as a
National Historic District set within the sensitive natural Wissahickon Watershed, the CHCA founded committees to maintain standards and provide a process for review: Development Review, Land Use Planning and Zoning, and Streetscape.

Volunteer with the CHCA

Join us and help present our programs like
Pastorious Park Concerts, Great Houses
Tour, and Movies Under the Stars, 
or be part of our other ongoing committees
like Membership, Holiday House Tour, or
Black and White Gala.


The office staff is available to answer
your questions about community programs,
concerns with the community, and helping
you institute/renew your membership dues.

CHCA Board

Meet the Chestnut Hill Community Association Board of Directors.

CHCA Staff

We encourage you to reach out to us so we can help answer your questions about the
Chestnut Hill Community Association.