CBS3 SummerFest

 

It’s time to make the most of longer days. Get outside. Find some ‘wooder’ – down the shore, by the creek or on your block and celebrate with SummerFest on CBS3. For 15 Fridays this summer we’ll take you to different Philly area towns and show YOU that you don’t have to go too far to find a good time!

Celebrate summer with us Fridays on Eyewitness News.

CBS 3 Anchors Ukee Washington and Jessica Dean are breaking away from the news desk every Friday this summer to celebrate all our region and the summer season have to offer.summerfest 1024x576 CBS3 SummerFest

From the shore to the Poconos, from Philly to the suburbs and northern Delaware, CBS3’s SummerFest will showcase towns and events from Memorial Day through Labor Day as Eyewitness News anchors its evening newscasts live from a different summer destination each week.

Ukee Washington  kicks off SummerFest this Friday, May 26 in Wildwood, New Jersey anchoring the 5, 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts on CBS 3 and The CW Philly’s 10 p.m. newscast live from the Boardwalk w Meteorologist Lauren Casey and feature reporter Vittoria Woodill. The station’s new Mobile Weather Watcher will also be on site delivering the latest weather information.

Woodill will preview the Wildwood appearance on Thursday, May 25 at 11p.m. with a special Taste With Tori segment profiling La Piazza Cucina Italiana, a 1950’s/’60’s supper club in Wildwood. Eyewitness News This Morning Reporter Pat Gallen will kick off CBS 3’s day in Wildwood Friday morning with a special behind-the-scenes look at Morey’s Pier.

Jessica Dean will continue the SummerFest series live from The Devon Horse Show and Craft Fair on Friday, June 2nd. Each week, Gallen and Woodill will explore what makes the towns such a special summer destination.

SummerFest: Cape May Is The Nation’s Oldest Seaside Resort

A trip to Cape May, New Jersey is a trip back in time.

09/01/2017

SummerFest Heads To Cape May County Zoo

SummerFest Heads To Cape May County Zoo

Just miles away from Cape May is one of the best zoos in the country — and it’s free.

09/01/2017

Taste With Tori: The Lobster House

There is no shortage of seafood on the menu at “The Lobster House”– an iconic spot for generations of locals and visitors.

08/31/2017

Summerfest 2018 Location Ideas

We look forward to visiting more spots next summer. Help us decide where to go:  

CBS 3–08/31/2017

SummerFest: Haddonfield Is A Colonial Gem

If you’ve walked through Haddonfield then you know this place goes back a long way.

08/25/2017

Taste With Tori: The British Chip Shop

The British Chip Shop is serving up authentic food from across the pond and our Vittoria Woodill just had to take a taste.

08/24/2017

SummerFest: The Pocono Mountains Is Filled With Shops, Restaurants & Breathtaking Views

Welcome to Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania — where the rails move tourists from place to place amid the beautiful scenery of the Lehigh Gorge in the Pocono Mountains.

08/18/2017

SummerFest: Pocono Raceway Provides Fast Thrills IndyCar Weekend

The eyes of the auto racing world are on the Poconos this weekend.

08/18/2017

Taste With Tori: Rootin’ Tootin’

Whether it’s at the ballpark or a backyard barbecue hotdogs area popular summertime staple!

08/17/2017

SummerFest: Quaint Shops And Gorgeous Views In New Hope

The town of New Hope has been a staple in Bucks County from the very beginning.

08/11/2017

Taste With Tori: Clusters Handcrafted Popcorn

From peanut butter to pumpkin, the popcorn flavors at this shop are endless.

08/10/2017

SummerFest: Seven Mile Island: Common Roots With Robust History

While Stone Harbor and Avalon are very different shore destinations, they have common roots, sharing Seven Mile Island and a robust history between them.

08/04/2017

Taste With Tori: Windrift / Water Star Grille

Vittoria Woodill dines at two spots on Seven Mile Island: The Windrift and Water Star Grille

08/03/2017

SummerFest: Kennett Square, ‘The Mushroom Capital of The World’

In town, the Kennett Square Inn has been feeding people for generations.

07/28/2017

Taste With Tori: Portabello’s  

In tonight’s Taste With Tori our Vittoria Woodill introduces us to Portabello’s .

07/27/2017

SummerFest: Ocean City Is All About Families

For as long as the oldest residents of Ocean City can remember, their city has been a resort town–a place to cool off in the ocean and warm up on the beach.

07/21/2017

Taste With Tori: Chatterbox In Ocean City

If you head down 9th Street in Ocean City you can’t miss the iconic Chatterbox.

07/20/2017

Eyewitness News Live From Ocean City, New Jersey, For CBS3 SummerFest On Friday, July 21

The Eyewitness News team will venture off the boardwalk to give viewers the full Ocean City experience.

07/19/2017

SummerFest: Booming Steel Industry Brought Phoenixville To Life

Phoenixville takes great pride in its past and some dedicated people worked hard to save amazing pieces that tell its story.

07/14/2017

CBS3 SummerFest Has A Taste Of Chocolates In Phoenixville

Lined up and down Bridge Street, people can discover some great little places to shop and taste.

07/14/2017

Taste With Tori: Delicious Vegan In Phoenixville

Across the street from the Old Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville , there’s a restaurant doing something new!

07/13/2017

SummerFest: Kutztown A Place That’s Grown Up Gently

Kutztown is a place that’s grown up gently. Once an unsettled landscape for those looking to plow their own acres–it’s now considered a “college town”.

07/07/2017

Taste With Tori: Saucony Creek

CBS 3’s SummerFest is heading to Kutztown, Pennsylvania for the 68th annual Folk Festival.

07/06/2017

Eyewitness News Live From Kutztown Folk Festival With Ukee Washington On Friday, July 7 For CBS3 SummerFest

CBS3 anchor Ukee Washington will continue CBS3’s SummerFest series live from the Kutztown Folk Festival, Friday, July 7.

07/06/2017

SummerFest: Philadelphia’s History Of Independence

Philadelphia is known for its powerful history.

06/30/2017

Summerfest: Philadelphia's Magic Gardens And The Dream Garden

Summerfest: Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens And The Dream Garden

Tucked away inside “The Curtis” on 6th Street, opposite Washington Square, is The Dream Garden. 

06/30/2017

Summerfest: PECO Green Roof

Summerfest: PECO Green Roof

The PECO Green Roof captures more than 70 percent of rainwater that falls during the growing season: an estimated 1.6 million gallons a year.

06/30/2017

Taste With Tori: Ralph’s Italian Restaurant

Philadelphia is known for it’s rich history and delicious food! And Ralph’s Italian Restaurant in South Philly combines both! Our Vittoria Woodill gets a seat at the family table

06/29/2017

Summerfest: Sea Isle City Is A Town Of History, Beachfront Relaxation

Head south on the Garden State Parkway to Exit 17 and you will find the town of Sea Isle City.

06/23/2017

Taste With Tori: Mike’s Seafood

There are many tasty restaurants around town, including great seafood spots along Sea Isle’s “Fish Alley”.

CBS 3–06/22/2017

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