For many, Presidents' Day Weekend is a rare three-day weekend, a chance to escape with your family. Montgomery County is the place to be for family fun, romance, adventure and shopping this weekend.
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Feel the adrenaline rush as you zip along the TreeTop Adventure Course at Elmwood Park Zoo. With courses for adults and kids, it's the perfect way to get outside with the family this winter.

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

Grand Theater
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Feb 13, 2016
 Kung Fu Panda 3: "Continuing his legendary adventures of awesomeness, Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a...
Fingers Wings & Other Things
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Feb 13, 2016
FWOT is kicking off the new year with Chuckles Traveling Comedy Show every Saturday night. Come enjoy Great Food, Tasty Suds and Hilarious Comedy! Doors open at 8:30...
August Moon Restaurant
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Feb 13, 2016
Dine in and join the ultimate crooner, Kevin Valentine, and his quartet as they usher in our favorite day of love. There is no better place to be on Valentine's Eve....
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
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Feb 13, 2016
Philadelphia's premier winter golf event returns to the Philadelphia Expo Center! Attendees will see the east coast's largest presentation of golf equipment, apparel, and...
Valley Forge Casino Resort
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Feb 13, 2016
Spend President's and Valentine's Weekend with terrific Scottish and Irish music, vendors, food, dancing, seminars and more.  Mark your calendars for these great...
Glencairn Museum
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Feb 13, 2016
Just in time for Valentine's Day, solo-voice ensemble Les Canards Chantants joins forces with critically-acclaimed Baroque string band ACRONYM to offer a rich and romantic...

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Traveling Kiosk
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Summer Tour
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The #MakeItMontco kiosk is coming to a town near you. Stop by for your chance to win a $100 gift card, snag some #MakeItMontco swag and pick up the latest copy of the Montco Explorer.
 
 
 

the pursuit

SHOPPING
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February 9, 2016
Ardmore Valentines
SHOPPING
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February 9, 2016
Amorous sentiments throughout Ardmore make for a warm-and-fuzzy Valentine’s Day. Find out why locals – and visitors – are in love with this delightful downtown.   more
  
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