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Market Closed Memorial Day
May 26, 2016 - Sarah LevitskyMarket Closed Memorial Day

The Reading Terminal Market will be closed on Monday, May 30th for Memorial Day, and will reopen on Tuesday, May 31st at 8am. 

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Exciting Events on Filbert Street
May 25, 2016 - Sarah LevitskyExciting Events on Filbert Street

Join us this summer and fall for a series of exciting events outside on the 1100 block of Filbert Street.   Franklin Flea Saturdays May 28 and June 18, 11am-6pm We are partnering with Franklin Flea in May and June to bring you a market featuring up to 40 vendors selling vintage, reclaimed, and locally handmade goods.  The Filbert Street corridor between 11th and 12th Streets will be closed off to vehicular traffic and will also feature live music and additional customer seating.& [ ... ]

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Request for Proposals: Graphic & Web Design and Social Media Communication Services
May 24, 2016 - Sarah LevitskyRequest for Proposals: Graphic & Web Design and Social Media Communication Services

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Graphic & Web Design and Social Media Communication Services Proposal Deadline June 8, 2016 Introduction: Reading Terminal Market Corporation (RTMC) is a 501c3 non-profit organization tasked with maintaining the architectural and historical character and function of the Reading Terminal Market as a public market providing a wide variety of fresh and prepared foods.  RTMC is responsible for developing an advertising campaign, consistent with the Reading Termina [ ... ]

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Commemoration of Michael Holahan
March 30, 2016 - Sarah LevitskyCommemoration of Michael Holahan

The Reading Terminal Market community will be celebrating the life and accomplishments of the late Michael J. Holahan who passed away on March 16, 2016.  The event will be held on April 7th at 6:30  PM (please enter from the 12th & Filbert St entrance).  The celebration will include remarks from those who knew and worked with Michael over the years, testimonials from the merchant community and a dinner afterwards.  Please join us to celebrate this remarkable man whose c [ ... ]

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Now Showing: Movies at the Market
March 28, 2016 - Randy Garbin

/* */ Be part of history and reserve your FREE ticket for one of Reading Terminal Market's newest events, Movies at the Market. Merchants will be available so you can enjoy some of Philly’s favorite foods and drinks. This is more than just a movie screening. Enjoy dinner, drinks, and happy hour specials available for purchase from select merchants before and during the movie! Once a month from January through May we will show a different movie after hours in Reading Terminal Market [ ... ]

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Reading Terminal Market Regretfully Shares News of the Passing of Long-Time Merchant Michael Holahan
March 18, 2016 - Sarah LevitskyReading Terminal Market Regretfully Shares News of the Passing of Long-Time Merchant Michael Holahan

MICHAEL HOLAHAN (1958 – 2016)With heavy hearts, the Reading Terminal Market Corporation shares the news that our long-time merchant Michael Holahan passed away suddenly on Wednesday evening after suffering a heart attack.  Michael and his wife Julie opened the Pennsylvania General Store in 1987, when the Market was struggling to survive and, since then, the Market has never looked back.  Michael changed our understanding of what it meant to be a “Merchant” in the Reading Te [ ... ]

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Reading Terminal Market Announces New Merchant, Condiment, to Open this Summer
February 17, 2016 - Sarah LevitskyReading Terminal Market Announces New Merchant, Condiment, to Open this Summer

We are pleased to announce the addition of a new merchant coming soon to the Reading Terminal Market. Condiment will offer freshly-made, customizable condiments such as freshly churned butter with more than a dozen optional add-ins, whipped-to-order mayonnaise customizable with various flavors, and numerous varieties of ketchup, salad dressings, dessert, salsa, steak, tartar, cocktail and BBQ sauces. Handcrafted on a daily basis with full transparency of ingredients, Condiment’s products wil [ ... ]

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Reading Terminal Market Receives 2015 ArtPlace America Grant
July 16, 2015 - Sarah Levitsky

Reading Terminal Market has announced that it is among 38 recipients of ArtPlace America’s 2015 National Grants Program. One of the nation’s largest philanthropies dedicated to creative placemaking, ArtPlace is investing $160,000 in a streetscaping project along the 1100 block of Filbert Street to further integrate arts and culture into the field of community planning and development. Reading Terminal Market will work alongside multiple stakeholders and the surrounding community to crea [ ... ]

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Anuj Gupta Named General Manager of Reading Terminal Market Corporation
May 15, 2015 - Sarah LevitskyAnuj Gupta Named General Manager of Reading Terminal Market Corporation

The Board of Directors of the Reading Terminal Market Corporation (RTMC) announced today that a new General Manager has been hired. Mr. Anuj Gupta will assume the role of General Manager of Philadelphia’s historic urban farmers’ market beginning June 15, 2015. “We conducted a thorough, national search to find the individual best suited to lead the Market as it continues to play an important role in the lives of millions of Philadelphians, residents of the surrounding suburbs and visit [ ... ]

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the market blog

     
May 26 2016
Memorial Day Weekend means it’s officially the beginning of summertime! Whether you’re down the shore or, at home, there’s no better way to celebrate than with a classic American BBQ. Hamburgers, chicken kabobs, fruit salad…just name it. Reading Ter...
May 03 2016
Mother's Day is this Sunday. Chocolate Chip Day, a whole 'nother week away, on May 15. So it might seem like a week too early for a story about chocolate chip cookies in the Market. That is, unless you know who buys most of the chocolate chips that a...
May 02 2016
Although you should thank your Mother for all she does every day, Mother’s Day is your chance to go all out and show her how much you care! And what says, “I love you, Mom!” better than breakfast in bed? Nothing. That’s what. To start off Mother’s Da...

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Bassetts Ice Cream

America’s oldest ice cream company, open since 1861, Bassetts Ice Cream was the first merchant to sign a lease at the Reading Terminal Market in 1892 and is still owned and operated by the same family today.

Hours

Monday – Friday
9:00am – 6:00pm

Saturday
8:00am – 6:00pm

Sunday
9:00am – 5:00pm

Contact

Tel: (215) 925-4315
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Products

Ice cream parlor featuring Bassetts Ice Cream - cones, cups, dishes, sundaes, milkshakes, hand-packed pints (with dry ice to take home)

Payments accepted: All major credit cards, cash, and RTM Gift Cards

For catering, contact Bassetts Ice Cream's wholesale offices at 215-864-2771