Published on June 19, 2018

Reading Hospital Foundation to Host Garden Party on June 27

Reading Hospital Foundation will hold its annual Garden Party on Wednesday, June 27, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., at the Reading Hospital Clock Tower at 6th Avenue and Spruce Streets. The popular Garden Party is a family friendly event that is fun and raises awareness about Reading Hospital Foundation's mission to support innovation, education and research projects that improve healthcare in the community.

The event will feature activities and games for all ages, gourmet food trucks, live entertainment, make-and-take crafts, and much more. Activities will include an Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion, Mad Science interactive booths, Pop UP Play activities, Yocum Center for the Arts' arts and crafts, lawn games and face painting. Variety entertainment will include the Give and Take Jugglers Show and the Franklin Institute Science Showdown Show.

Main Stage musical entertainment will include Steel Source Steel Drum Band (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.), Beach BumZ Band playing the Beach Boys and Jimmy Buffett (1 to 4 p.m.) and Hawkins Road playing classic rock (4 to 7 p.m.). Food trucks and other vendors will include Baby Blues BBQ, Lancaster Burger Truck, Philadelphia EATS serving philly sandwiches, Pizza Wagon, Pompier's offering perogies and rice bowls, Cow and the Curd serving cheese curds, Weavers Orchards with strawberry shortcake and other delectables, WAFFLE de Lys serving waffles and ice cream, Sweet Ride Ice Cream and Pure Wild Teas.

Admission to Garden Party and participation in all activities is free. Food and beverage will be sold for cash purchase only. The event will take place rain or shine. Free parking will be available in the 6th Avenue Garage, 7th Avenue Garage and Reading HealthPlex Lot on 7th Avenue.