Philadelphia, PA – May 28, 2014 – Following an exciting announcement of their first-time partnership with Wizard World, the Awesome Fest is proud to reveal a complete summer festival lineup with presenting sponsor Visit Philadelphia™, and radio sponsor Classic Rock 102.9 MGK. The Awesome Fest will host an eight-week celebration of music and film taking on a central theme of rock ‘n roll rightly titled “The Soundtrack of Awesome!”

Philadelphia, PA – May 12, 2014 – The Awesome Fest returns with an exciting 2014 summer festival from June 19th through August 16th with sponsor Visit Philadelphia™. Featuring a lineup of Independent Cinema along with a heavy dose of familiarity -- retro screenings and yet-to-be-released Hollywood Blockbusters, music, and stand-up comedy -- The Awesome Fest is back! Kicking off with partner Wizard World Comic Con, The Awesome Fest will showcase their program from Thursday, June 19th through Sunday, June 22nd at Philly’s flagship comic book and pop culture convention.

Philadelphia, PA – October 2nd, 2013 – This year marks the 80th anniversary of the drive-in movie theater. To celebrate this distinct slice of Americana, The Awesome Fest is proud to announce the creation of their very own drive-in, presented by Enterprise CarShare, at one of the most unique and beautiful settings that Philadelphia has to offer: Eakins Oval, which resides directly in front of the majestic Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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Posted by Josh on 07/14/2014 - 11:04am.

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The Awesome Fest invites you to join us for an advance screening of Richard Linklater's latest epic, BOYHOOD on Tuesday, July 22nd at The Ritz Five, 7pm. This acclaimed award-winning film was shot over the course of 12 years with the same cast. BOYHOOD tells the story about growing up, seen through the eyes of a child named Mason.

Even more, we'll be celebrating the release with two outdoor screenings of Linklater's films.

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Posted by Josh on 07/07/2014 - 3:46pm.

The Awesome Fest & Paramount Pictures "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" have partnered to present the City's largest pizza extravaganza, featuring THE PIZZA UNDERGROUND, on Friday July 18th at The Oval (directly in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art)!

Join us as we eat a lot of pizza (provided by Pizza Hut), dance to pizza themed songs, and then watch a pizza themed movie, all in front of The Art Museum and all completely free of charge!

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Posted by Josh on 07/02/2014 - 11:37am.

Beginning Saturday, July 5th at 6:30pm (and running weekly throughout the Summer),Philly Phaithful will host The Awesome Fest at their Northern Liberties Showroom for FREE pre-parties to all Liberty Lands outdoor screenings.

First up is the 20th anniversary Screening of THE CROW with Rochelle Davis (Sarah) in attendance, who will be at the showroom for a meet & greet with all guests.

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Posted by Josh on 06/29/2014 - 2:46pm.

The Awesome Fest is a proud partner on this summers Replay America Festival in Philadelphia at PPL Park on Friday June 11th.