Kickoff Party Details

When: Wednesday, October 3, 5:30 - 9:00 PM

Where: BOK Bar, 9th and Mifflin Streets, South Philadelphia

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Design Advocates will receive 2 tickets to the Kickoff Party, Irwin's VIP Lounge, and Paula Scher Talk (immediately prior to the Party) and Logo Placement on the DesignPhiladelphia Website, E-newsletters, Festival App, and Printed Signage at Bok and the Center for Architecture and Design for duration of the Festival. 

Become a Design Advocate 

You're invited to join artists, designers, architects, and design-savvy Philadelphians to celebrate our City's love for design. Join us as we take over Bok and kickoff the 14th annual DesignPhiladelpia festival.
Installations? Yep. Food and beverage? Uh-huh. Design trendsetters and experimenters? Check.
Mingle with Philly’s design elite and enjoy refreshing brews by Yards Brewery and Peroni, premium spirits by Philadelphia Distilling, homemade sweet and savory dumplings by The Pierogie Kitchen, Hawaii-style street food and desserts by Poi Dog Philly, and flavorful drinks and snacks from 12th Street Catering.
Oh and um, have you been to Bok Bar? Views for days.
Tickets to the party include light hor d’oeurves and complimentary beverages. 

Oh, and let us not forget! You're granted free access to Paula Scher's keynote right before the Kickoff Party at 4:15 PM in the Bok Auditorium.

Paula Scher is a principal at the distinguished international design consultancy, Pentagram. She has served on the Public Design Commission of the City of New York from 2006-2015 and is a recipient of the National Design Award for Communication Design.

If you love design, you’ll love this party.

Thanks to our 2018 DesignPhiladelphia Kickoff Party Bar Sponsor, Parallel Edge