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Our Annual Festival

Celebrating 20 Years: October 1 - 13, 2024

For twenty years our annual festival has been an explosion of activities showcasing the Philadelphia design community while demonstrating the impact of design to the public. In our 20th anniversary year, expect some surprises. October 1-13, 2024 (observing Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur)

Festival News

Participate in the Festival

Host an Event

This year the Festival is celebrating 20 years! Join us at our DP Coffee Social on February 15, 2024 and learn how you can participate in our anniversary celebration. Details will be published after our Coffee Social. Register today!

Create an Installation

Create an installation to engage festival attendees at one of our festival hubs located at Cherry Street Pier and the Center/Architecture + Design. Complete details will be available at our Festival Coffee Social on February 15, 2024.


Join the community of contributors who have supported DesignPhiladelphia in the past and connect with thousands of people here in Philadelphia. Full sponsorship opportunities will be available at our Festival Coffee Social on February 15, 2024.


Put your brand in front of thousands of design industry professionals daily with print and digital opportunities. Advertising rates to be available at our Festival Coffee Social on February 15, 2024.


With your lending hands, volunteers help distribute marketing materials, support event hosts during the festival, and collect demographic information from participants. We need your help, especially because it's our 20th anniversary. Please consider donating some time with us this October. Fill out this volunteer form and we will be in touch.

DP Awards

New this year, we will be hosting an awards program during the festival. Stay tuned for details.

Check out Last Year's Festival



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