Pop-up Beer Garden Comes to the Schuylkill River Trail



The Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area is partnering with FCM Hospitality, the creators of Philadelphia’s successful “Parks on Tap” series, and Mainstay Independent Brewing Company, to once again bring a mobile beer garden to riverside locations for the Summer 2020. The beer garden will travel to three different locations: Royersford, Pottstown, and Valley Forge National Historical Park. Families and friends can come together to enjoy food, drinks and fun in a natural green space.

All of the locations are in a park next to the Schuylkill River Trail and alongside the Schuylkill River to highlight these two significant regional resources as well as each park’s amenities. A portion of all proceeds from Trails on Tap will be reinvested toward protecting the river, expanding the Schuylkill River Trail, and supporting Schuylkill River Greenways.

Getting to Trails on Tap on Bike or Foot

Each Trails on Tap park is located near the Schuylkill River Trail for easy access. Bicyclists or walkers can plan their trip to each beer garden site by using the interactive map. Click the links below for information and directions to the nearest trailhead next to each park of the Trails on Tap series.

Nearby street parking is also available at each park.

Food & Drinks
Grab a group and come enjoy food, beer and non-alcoholic beverages. Details about this year’s Trails on Tap menu will be available soon. A Portion of all proceeds benefits Schuylkill River Greenways
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About the Partners

The Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area connects residents, visitors and communities to the Schuylkill River and the Schuylkill River Trail. The area is home to more than 3.2 million people across five counties (Schuylkill, Berks, Chester, Montgomery, and Philadelphia). The Schuylkill River Region is a nationally significant heritage area for the role that its people, places and events played in the American, Industrial, and Environmental Revolutions. Today, approximately 1.5 million people draw their drinking water directly from the Schuylkill River. For more information, CLICK HERE or call 484-945-0200.

FCM Hospitality is a Philadelphia-based hospitality and entertainment company, managing bars, restaurants and seasonal pop-ups throughout the region. The company is owned by Avram Hornik, a leader with more than 20 years in the hospitality industry, who has developed some the city’s most popular permanent and temporary venues such as Parks on Tap, Morgan’s Pier, Concourse Dance Bar, Union Transfer, Boot & Saddle, Winterfest, and the 2013 PHS Pop-up Garden. For more information about FCM Hospitality, visit fcmhospitality.com or call 215.568.1616.

Mainstay Independent, a brewery celebrated for their balanced portfolio of beers, is located at 901 Delaware Avenue inside Craft Hall with the Lost Bread Bakery. Available at better public houses throughout Philadelphia and the suburbs, Mainstay Independent is a home grown brand laser focused on modern brewing techniques to achieve traditional quality. For more information please visit mainstayindependent.com.