The Philadelphia Folk Festival, the Ambler Bike Race, the Goshenhoppen Festival: some of Montgomery County's biggest events are happening this month. Check out our list of can't-miss August events.
Valley Forge National Historical Park celebrates Family Day on September 25 with an afternoon of activities geared toward children and their parents. Click to learn more and pre-register your family.
Sixty miles of freedom awaits you in Montgomery County. Our ever-growing trail network is filled with unique rides and hikes that take you through urban centers and scenic countrysides. Learn more.
The Elmwood Park Zoo is one of Montgomery County's favorite family-friendly destinations. Get up-close with a giraffe or bison, or take flight on a zipline. Click to find out more.
Located just a short drive from Center City Philadelphia, Valley Forge & Montgomery County, PA is a great place to stay over and explore during the World Meeting of Families 2015.

Explore Your Freedom

Since no one knows better than you how to define a good time, Valley Forge and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, provides the freedom to do exactly that. Come and explore our attractions, events, adventures, arts scene, history, nightlife and shopping, and when you're tuckered out from experiencing all we have to offer, nestle into one of our stellar accommodations.

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valley forge / king of prussia

With world-class shopping, casino gaming, fine dining, family fun and the Valley Forge National Historical Park, Montgomery County allows you to explore your freedom and discover something new. MoreMore Valley Forge / King of Prussia

jenkintown

The arts in all their varieties seem to flourish here, from one of the area’s premier rock and roll concert venues to galleries where emerging painters and sculptors test their talents. MoreMore Jenkintown

green lane

This corner of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, is aptly named. Numerous mom-and-pop storefronts fill its quiet lanes. And the geography is always lush and inviting. MoreMore Green Lane

ardmore

The open-air Suburban Square shopping district is one of Ardmore’s big draws, especially in summers when it’s augmented with a farmers market. MoreMore Ardmore

lansdale

While in Lansdale and its surrounding neighborhoods enjoying the culture and history, take advantage of its homemade specialties, from chocolates to ice cream to wine. MoreMore Lansdale

skippack

Sidewalks are alive with foot traffic, either purchasing unique gifts, peering at tempting menus or just window-shopping. The most compelling reason to visit is its hometown feel. MoreMore Skippack

willow grove

It is virtually impossible to visit Willow Grove and not experience the story of the industrialist Pitcairn family, which left an indelible imprint. Come and witness their multifaceted legacy. MoreMore Willow Grove

ambler

One of Ambler’s strongest assets is its connectivity. Regional rail lines make it extremely accessible. Best of all, the town offers numerous treasures once you conveniently get there. MoreMore Ambler

fort washington

There is no actual fort in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, anymore. Today, the area is best known for wide, open landscapes that support some of the best golfing and gardens in the county. MoreMore Fort Washington

pottstown

This place moves! Whether you’re leaping over the hills of its BMX bike park or dancing in its 1940s-style retro ballroom, Pottstown has a pulse. MoreMore Pottstown

conshohocken

The borough of Conshohocken long ago shed its mill-town roots and now, thanks to a thriving tech industry, has become known as "Silicon Valley Forge." MoreMore Conshohocken

norristown

The county seat may be located in Norristown, but when you’re visiting, you’ll do anything but sit. History, family fun, theater, and niche restaurants are all at your doorstep. MoreMore Norristown

  • Valley Forge / King of Prussia
  • Jenkintown
  • Green Lane
  • Ardmore
  • Lansdale
  • Skippack
  • Willow Grove
  • Ambler
  • Fort Washington
  • Pottstown
  • Conshohocken
  • Norristown

featured events

Valley Forge National Historical Park
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Aug 1, 2015
The inspiring story of the Valley Forge Winter Encampment comes alive as you ride through the Park on our old-fashioned open air trolley! Our expert guides will lead you on a...
Pennypacker Mills
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Aug 1, 2015
Bring the family for an afternoon of lawn games, Victorian dress-up for photos, garden tours, hands-on fun in the 1900's History Center, and a car show with the Delaware...
Pottsgrove Manor
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Aug 2, 2015
Pottsgrove Manor's staff and living history volunteers will demonstrate 18th-century trades, crafts, and pastimes. You may even get to join in! Activities will vary from...
Washington Memorial Chapel
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Aug 5, 2015
The Frank P. Law Summer Concert Series continues a tradition that is more than 60 years old. Every Wednesday in July and August, the carillon of Washington Memorial Chapel...
Green Wolf's Village Barn Shoppes
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Aug 7, 2015
The fifth anniversary of First Fridays in Skippack Village is proud to debut a new and exciting entertainment venue for all to enjoy. The theme this year "Make It a...
Henry Antes Plantation
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Aug 7, 2015
Since 1966, The Goschenhoppen Folk Festival has showcased the trades and home skills of the Pennsylvania Dutch in the 18th and 19th centuries. Today, over 500 costumed...

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Meetings & Conventions
Think Beyond The Meeting
Valley Forge & Montgomery County are home to one of the greatest concentrations of meeting and conference centers in the nation, but it's time to think beyond the meeting and see all there is to see and do when your conference ends.
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FOOD & DINING
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July 28, 2015
Raising the Steaks
FOOD & DINING
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July 28, 2015
The local steakhouse scene offers unique settings and interesting takes on classic entrées. It’s about to get wider, with the arrival of a new restaurant from a chef who has definitely earned his chops.   more
  
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