Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia Partners With South Philly Neighborhood Associations To Sponsor Annual Stadium District Community Festival At Stella Maris

Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia Partners With South Philly Neighborhood Associations To Sponsor Annual Stadium District Community Festival At Stella Maris

Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia has partnered with a group of South Philly neighborhood associations to become the title sponsor of one of Philadelphia’s most popular community festivals. The YO’ SOUTH PHILLY PHESTIVAL LIVE! will be held on Sunday, September 18 from 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Stella Maris School Yard, located at 10th & Bigler Streets, complete with a lineup of favorite local bands and performers, local vendors, food trucks, a Kids Zone, and more.

Live! Philadelphia joined together with its Stadium District partners, including the Veterans Stadium Neighbors Assoc., the Sports Complex Special Services District, the Whitman Council, the South Philadelphia Communities Civic Assoc. and the Stadium Community Council, along with the founders of the Yo’ Philly festival - Lou Galdo (Galdo Catering) and Dan Vanore (The Business) - to sponsor the annual community event. The partnership allowed the event to enhance its offerings and expand programming, making it bigger and better than ever.

“We are thrilled to partner with our South Philadelphia neighborhood associations to sponsor this year’s Yo’ South Philly Phestival LIVE!,” said Joe Billhimer, General Manager, Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia. “Before opening in the heart of the Stadium District, Live! Philadelphia promised to be a supportive, active member of this community, and a good neighbor to the families that call South Philly home. Being able to provide local residents and families with a day filled with music, food and fun is exactly what we had in mind when we made that promise.” 

About Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia

Voted Best Overall Gaming Resort and Best Overall Dining in Pennsylvania by Casino Player Magazine, Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia has transformed the South Philadelphia Stadium District into a nationally unrivaled one-stop destination to enjoy the fast-paced action of four major professional sports teams, memorable entertainment, premier dining, well-appointed hotel accommodations and world-class gaming. Conveniently located off I-95 and I-76, the facility features more than 200 luxury hotel rooms that are Sharecare Health Security VERIFIED™ with Forbes Travel Guide, a FanDuel® Sportsbook and Lounge, over 2,100 slots and electronic table games, and 134 live action table games, including a dedicated poker room. New dining and entertainment options include the Zagat-rated #1 steakhouse The Prime Rib®; Luk Fu, serving authentic Asian cuisine; Sports & Social Philly, a one-of-a-kind sports restaurant, gaming venue and social lounge; the 10th Street Market, a unique food hall featuring Guy Fieri’s Taco Joint and Guy’s Burger Joint; Philadelphia-favorites Lorenzo and Sons Pizza, Termini Bros. Bakery and Sang Kee Noodle Bar & Kitchen; Morty’s Deli and Luckie’s Liquor. A spirited nightlife scene at Center Bar and R Bar rounds out the Live! experience. The property offers more than 15,500-square-feet of customizable meeting and event space, as well as ample, secure parking. Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia was developed and remains owned and managed by Stadium Casino RE, LLC, an affiliate of The Cordish Companies, the premier developer of Live! dining, entertainment, gaming, hotel and sports-anchored destinations in the country. For reservations, call 1-833-472-5483 or visit Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram - @livecasinophl

About The Cordish Companies

The Cordish Companies’ origins date back to 1910 and encompass four generations of privately-held, family ownership. During the past ten decades, The Cordish Companies has grown into a global leader in Commercial Real Estate; Entertainment Districts; Sports-Anchored Developments; Gaming; Hotels; Residential Properties; Restaurants; International Development; Coworking Spaces; and Private Equity. One of the largest and most respected developers in the world, The Cordish Companies has been awarded an unprecedented seven Urban Land Institute Awards for Excellence for public-private developments that are of unique significance to the cities in which they are located. The Cordish Companies has developed and operates highly acclaimed dining, entertainment and hospitality destinations throughout the United States, many falling under The Cordish Companies’ Live! Brand, highly regarded as one of the premier entertainment brands in the country. In gaming, The Cordish Companies has developed among the most successful casino hotel resorts in the world including the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa and Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland. Welcoming over 55 million visitors per year, these developments are among the highest profile dining, entertainment, gaming, hotel and sports-anchored destinations in the country. Over the generations, The Cordish Companies has remained true to the family’s core values of quality, entrepreneurial spirit, long-term personal relationships, and integrity. As a testimony to the long-term vision of its family leadership, The Cordish Companies still owns and manages virtually every business it has created. For more information visit or follow us on Twitter. 

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