PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Tens of thousands of people are expected to attend this weekend’s free outdoor Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival.

To promote the upcoming Spring Festival, the folks at Rittenhouse Row held a preview party at the Ritz Carlton:

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“We let you come and we let you taste and we let you eat everything that’s going to be at the festival,” membership coordinator Ilana Waber said. “This is  an event in itself, event though it’s the preview it really is a separate entity. The point of the festival is to show everyone the best of what Rittenhouse Row has to offer.”

The Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival takes place Saturday, May 21st from 12 p.m to 5 p.m.

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“The retailers sell their clothing, there’s a fashion show with Wilhelmina models which is on the 1500 block of Walnut Street, there’s live bands, Stephen Starr has a culinary demonstration, it’s really fun, it’s a party atmosphere.”

Reported by Hadas Kuznits, KYW Newsradio

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