Driving the 35 miles from Center City to West Chester takes roughly 45 minutes. Metered street parking and municipal lots are available.
Public transportation from Philadelphia is not readily accessible.
In April, the West Chester Film Festival screens independent short films and hosts entertaining workshops and filmmaker meet-and-greets. Super Sunday transforms the downtown area into a giant street festival in June, complete with food, crafts, live music, family-friendly activities and rides.
In August, spectators pack downtown for an evening bikerace, the Benchmark Twilight Cycling Classic . The fun starts well before sundown, with sprint bicycle races for kids ages 3 to 10.