Clark Park hosts its annual music and arts festival in West Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — West Philadelphia was full of artists this weekend for the annual Clark Park Music and Arts Festival.

“A lot of people are coming down from all across the area, listening to music and enjoying wonderful artwork,” explained artist Larry West.

Craft vender, Elizabeth Peyton, spend her Saturday selling body scrubs.

“We’re out here giving free hand scrubs so hey, we’re just having a good time hanging out in the park,” she said.

West says Saturday’s festival had something for everyone to see, hear and do.

“There’s artwork, music, jewelry, clothing, soap, food,” he explained.

Chelsea Shellenbarger brought out her wares from Germantown.

“I am selling handmade resin-cast jewelry and artwork and I also sew small handbags and scrunchies,” she said.

Shellenbarger explained what she loves best about this particular summer festival.

“It’s such an interesting mix of people,” she said. “You never know who’s going to show up.”

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