November 9: Thanksgiving in Gelato!

Join us for a special evening event! Gather your gelato-loving friends for a deliciously avant-garde evening of Thanksgiving revelry on Saturday, November 9.

Experience a Thanksgiving meal like you’ve never had before – a five course meal of traditional Thanksgiving flavors created entirely in gelato. Savory bites and booze are included, along with fun festive activities in an intimate setting.

The Chicago premiere of this event, featured in Food & Wine, was a hit. Spots are limited. This one will sell out! 21+ only.

Tickets available on

February 23: Pizzelle Premiere!

Join us for our pizzelle dessert release! As a bonus, if you purchase a pizzelle before 1:00PM, you’ll also get a free coffee!

While you wait in anticipation, here’s some eye candy inspired by one of Philly’s greatest.

December 7: First [Dessert] Friday

Join us Friday, December 7th from 7-9pm for our monthly flow-etry event! Bring your poems and short stories, or just come and listen.

December First Friday

November 30: SexX Interactive
Join the SexX Interactive group for a queer- and trans-inclusive Literary Salon! 6-8PM. Food and drink specials.

November 2: First [Dessert] Friday

Join us Friday, November 2nd from 7-9pm for our monthly flow-etry event! Bring your poems and short stories, or just come and listen.

November First Friday

October 5: First [Dessert] Friday

Come share your stories and poems of the UNCANNY! Or come kick back with a coffee mocktail and listen to spine-tingling tales. See you tonight, 7-9pm!

October First Friday

September 7: First [Dessert] Friday

Join us for a special edition of First [Dessert] Friday on September 7th!

September is ovarian cancer awareness month. Along with Flow-etry, we’re honored to host guest speaker Tara Lessard (@freedomgpho). Additionally, we’ll be collecting donations throughout the month and donating a portion of our sales for the month to @nocc_national and @ocrfa.
Come out for a good cause!

September First Friday

August 18: Grand Opening Day!

We’re finally having a Grand Opening! To celebrate our official opening, and as a BIG THANK YOU to everyone who has come out to show us love and encouragement in the past month of trials and learning, we have plans to fill your day with fun and tasty goodness!

Come out between 8am and 3pm for:

– free samples
– $1 drip coffee
– 1/2 off ice cream floats
– photo booth

Gabe Felice Painting PSYCHIC T-SHIRTS
The artist who painted our beloved shop mural is returning! This time he’ll be painting personalized psychic t-shirts. You can’t get this anywhere else!

2400 Block Cleanup, 10am
With EKNA, We are organizing a block cleanup. Lend us your hands and we’ll put free gelato in them!

Gelato Eating Contest 2pm
For a $10 registration fee, you can flex your gelato-eating muscles and take home half the pot if you’re the first to finish! Pre-register and pay by Venmo @flowstatephilly. Please add “Gelato Contest” and your full name in the note.

August 3: First [Dessert] Friday

Join us for First Friday, featuring poetry by Mabel Lee, Susan DiPronio, and guests, and secret cake cones with your choice of gelati on top!

March 23 – April 31: Kiva Crowdfunded Microlending

Flow State is so close to opening our brick-and-mortar location on Frankford Ave! We are in the middle of crowdfunding to receive a Kiva Loan of $10,000 to help with a few of the many costs of opening– coffee, baking goods and supplies, and working capital. If you’ve got $25 to spare, please consider lending it to us via this link. Check out this page for information about Kiva Loans. We thank you greatly for your support thus far!

November 18-19 – Garage Fishtown Takeover
Flow State is taking over the kitchen at Garage Fishtown! On November 18th and 19th, from 11am – 3:30pm, come and get hot-out-of-the-fryer cider doughnuts with a selection of dipping sauces, or decadent crepes with cajeta (goat’s milk caramel), toasted coconut, and black sesame seed brittle. Enjoy both with a beer! Yay for weekend day drinking!

November 9 – Afternoon Sweet Fix | Pay What You Like!
Come get your sweet fix from 3-6! Satisfy your sweet tooth with decadent brownies, giant chocolate chip cookies, rosemary rice krispie treats, or a thick Italian-style hot chocolate. Bring some home – the kids and the spouse will thank you…. if you don’t eat it all first! It’s first-come, first served and pay what you wish!

October 20 – Pay What You Like!
Pay what you like Coffee Day! We are having one last sha-bang before construction starts on the shop! Stop by 2413 Frankford Ave. from 7AM-9AM with your travel mug and pay what you wish! Happy coffeeing!

October 6 – First [Dessert] Friday
Flow State is making its debut at the Frankford Avenue Arts First Friday! Check out our events page for details and tickets.

September 29 – International Coffee Day
In honor of International Coffee Day and you, our coffee-loving friends, Flow State will be serving freshly brewed Square One at our storefront location from 7-9 AM. Pay what you wish!

July 9 – Gelato Cat Bike Ride!

Join us on a fun cat-themed bike ride around Kensington! Catnip gelato will be served at the end of the event. See our Facebook event page for details.

June 10 – Greensgrow Farms 20th Anniversary Silent Auction 


Flow State CoffeeBar, set to open in Philadelphia in 2017, is having a pop-up event at the Da Vinci Art Alliance on August 4th from 6:30-9:30PM. We will be featuring our chef’s Michelin-level gelato, described by publications as “addicting” and “inspired”. We’ll be serving six courses of gelato, appetizers, and beer.  The full details and tickets are available at Tickets are limited!