Blobfest Celebrates 25 Years in Phoenixville

Blob Fest is Almost Here!

This year marks the 25th Anniversary for the event. For those who are new to the town of Phoenixville, the Festival is a three day event. Years ago, a film, starring Steve McQueen, was filmed at the Colonial Theatre. Today, it remains a cult classic with a Festival hosted in its honor. It kicks off on a Friday night (this year, July 12th) where floods of people run out of the theatre, reenacting that one famous scene from the movie. You can catch it here on You Tube.

Here’s a clip of the runout from 2023.

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by Bistro on Bridge (@bistroonbridge)

Travelers from ALL OVER arrive to Phoenixville to celebrate the film as well as its history, the horror genre & support local businesses on Bridge. This all happens while screenings of the film take place at the theatre. Hundreds of vendors line the streets selling swag, merch and memorabilia to commemorate science fiction & even dress up in costumes. Local business owners will also decorate their storefronts and enter into a contest where they can win free advertisement at the theatre. 

Last year, we had our 2nd edition Blob T-Shirt design to honor the festival (and our love for Ghostbusters). THIS YEAR, we not only offering a NEW design, but excited to announce we are the Cocktail Sponsor for the event! Our head Mixologist & Bartender, Meredith, will be whipping up her Blobtini that you can enjoy July 12-14th. Those looking to buy a shirt, can visit our online shop where you can find more of our swag options.

This is a great weekend. We get to meet new faces from out of town, experiencing our Food & Drink Menus for the first time and hopefully return for more Fests to come!


What’s Happening