Mardi Gras – February 21

Are you wondering where in Chestnut Hill you can find fastnachts and King Cakes on Fat Tuesday? Whether or not you give up any goodies for Lent (or practice the tradition), Fat Tuesday in Philadelphia means fastnachts, and Chestnut Hill has fried and baked solutions to finding your pre-Lenten bakery sweets and treats.

Read on to find out where to get your Fat Tuesday treats on February 21 — and note that it’s a good idea to line up early or order in advance as these special treats will sell out fast.

Baker Street Bread Company

8009 Germantown Avenue

Baker Street Bread will offer three different kinds of fastnacht donuts.

Barry’s Buns

8221 Germantown Avenue

Stop by Barry’s Buns at the MARKET at the Fareway to get a King Cake and other bakery treats.

Bredenbeck’s Bakery and Ice Cream Parlor

8126 Germantown Avenue

Check out Brednebeck’s Mardi Gras menu on their website to order fastnacht donuts and other Mardi Gras goodies, including King Cakes for Fat Tuesday.

Matines Cafe

89 Bethlehem Pike

Enjoy a mini beignet or two at Matines Cafe.