Philadelphia Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

 

 Location & Hours

 

Location:

Pennsylvania Convention Center
One Convention Center Place
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107-2299​

Fair Hours:
Thursday, October 29, 2015
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Set-up Hours:
Thursday, October 29, 2015
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.


 

 For Exhibitors

 
Shipping Address:
TBD

Recommended Hotels:
1201 Race Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 496-2700
(1 minute/404 feet from fair facility)

1100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 923-0100
(1 minute/30 feet from fair facility)

1421 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 422-8200
(1 minute/.2 miles from fair facility)

 

 Directions

 
Transportation and Directions:
From The Northern and Western Suburbs
Take I-76 East to Exit 344 for I-676 East. Follow signs for Central Philadelphia. Take I-676 East and exit at Broad Street/Rt. 611 (2nd exit). You will be on Vine Street. Follow Vine Street to 12th Street (4 traffic lights) 
 
From I-95 Northbound, Philadelphia International Airport, Baltimore, Washington, and Delaware
Take I-95 North to Exit 22 for Central Philadelphia I-676. Stay in the left lane of this exit. Follow signs for 676 West to the 1st exit (Broad Street). This exit brings you up onto 15th Street. Get into the left lane and follow the sign for 611/Broad Street and make a left turn on to Vine Street. Follow signs for Vine Street/PA Convention Center. Make a right on to 12th Street. The entrances to the Convention Center are located two blocks ahead at the NE and NW corners of 12th & Arch Streets. 
 
From I-95 Southbound, New York, Northern and Central New Jersey
Take I-95 South to Exit 22 for Central Philadelphia I-676. Stay in the left lane of this exit. Follow signs for 676 West to the 1st exit (Broad Street). This exit brings you up onto 15th Street. Get into the left lane and follow the sign for 611/Broad Street and make a left turn on to Vine Street. Follow signs for Vine Street/PA Convention Center. Make a right on to 12th Street. The entrances to the Convention Center are located two blocks ahead at the NE and NW corners of 12th & Arch Streets. 
 
From the Pennsylvania Turnpike
Follow Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 20 / I-476 (Mid County Interchange). Take I-476 South to Exit 16/ I-76E Philadelphia. Stay on I-76 East for approximately 12 miles. Exit at 344 / I- 676 East. Take I-676 East and exit at Broad Street/Rt. 611 (2nd exit). You will be on Vine Street. Follow Vine Street to 12th (4 traffic lights). 
 
From the New Jersey Turnpike (New York)
Take the NJ Turnpike to exit 4 (Philadelphia / Camden Exit). Get onto 73 North and follow it to 38 West Take 38 West following the signs directing to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge (The Bridge is 30 West), crossing into Philadelphia. Follow the signs for Convention Center (this is Vine Street). Go approximately 6 blocks, make a left turn onto 12th Street. 
 
From PA 309
Take PA 309 South to Pennsylvania Turnpike. Follow Turnpike West to Exit Mid County Interchange / 476S Chester. Take I-476 South to Exit 16 / I-76 Philadelphia. Stay on I-76 East for approximately 12 miles. Exit at 344 / I- 676 East. Take 676 East and exit at Broad Street/Rt. 611 (2nd exit). You will be on Vine Street. Follow Vine Street to 12th Street (4 traffic lights). 
 
From US 611
Take US 611 South into Philadelphia (611 South becomes Broad Street). Go South on Broad Street for approximately 8 miles. In Center City, turn left onto Vine Street / Local Traffic. Follow Vine Street to 12th Street (2 traffic lights). 
 
From New Jersey and Atlantic City Area
Take Atlantic City Expressway to 42 North. Follow 42 North to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge (Rt. 676), crossing into Philadelphia. Follow the signs for Convention Center (this is Vine Street). Go approximately 6 blocks, make a left turn onto 12th Street.

 Parking:
Detailed parking information can be found online​.    ​
 
 

 Promote this Fair!

 
​​Thank you for your interest in NACAC’s Performing and Visual Arts College Fairs. Help us promote this fair far and wide! Newsletters and posters​​ are available for wide distribution. We encourage you to share these materials on your websites, social media (#nacacfairs) and in person with the students and families you serve. Thank you for your support! ​​