THINGS TO DO IN JENKINTOWN
Top Shopping, Attractions and Dining
With the realization about ten years ago that Jenkintown would benefit from a "heart" of its borough, officials created a town square with all the accoutrements. Already a neighborhood with plenty of character, the town square is now the capper to this town's status as a destination for seekers of dining, culture and nightlife.
ABINGTON ART CENTER
515 Meetinghouse Rd
Jenkintown, PA 19046
The Abington Art Center showcases the creative spark in all its varied forms. The 27-acre Sculpture Park fuses human inspiration with natural influences.
FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
September 18, 2016
The Festival of the Arts at Jenkintown Town Square is a September spread of 2½ blocks of real estate devoted to crafts, paintings, sketches, jewelry, photography, sculpture and performances.
JENKINTOWN FARMERS MARKET
The Jenkintown Farmers Market is irresistibly strollable, a place to browse the stalls and select from a comprehensive array of meats, cheeses, veggies, jams, honey, coffees, organic dog treats and even handmade soaps.
BETH SHOLOM SYNAGOGUE
8231 Old York Rd
Beth Sholom Synagogue, whose name translates as "house of peace," is the only synagogue designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
212 York Rd
The Hiway Theater screens new releases and classics. The marquee blazes neon glory from its perch on Old York Road.
WEST AVENUE GRILL
718 West Ave
The West Avenue Grill's sweet spot is early-morning menus; the chefs have earned 13 years' worth of Best Breakfast in Montco and five Best of Philly distinctions. Read about the unbelievable pancakes in our blog.
291 N. Keswick Ave
Glenside, PA 19038
The Keswick Theatre in neighboring Glenside may be 83 years old but is just as vibrant as ever for music performance, earning recognition by Pollstar as a Top 50 U.S. Venue.
THE GOLDBERGS TOUR
Jenkintown and Surrounding Communities
In 2013, ABC launched the popular show The Goldbergs. Based on the childhood of creator Adam Goldberg, the show is set in Jenkintown and the surrounding community. We've pulled together the show's favorite locales for our Goldbergs tour.
HOTELS NEAR JENKINTOWN, PA
HAMPTON INN - WILLOW GROVE
Welcome to the Hampton Inn Philadelphia/Willow Grove hotel. Located just off the Pennsylvania Turnpike (Interstate 276), our hotel is adjacent to the Willow Grove-Horsham business parks.
CHESTNUT HILL HOTEL
Located in the historic community of Chestnut Hill, well known for its many unique shops and restaurants. 36 rooms appointed with modern amenities. Bombay Room accommodates up to 50. Complimentary continental breakfast. Free parking.
HILTON GARDEN INN - FORT WASHINGTON PHILADELPHIA
Fort Washington's newest hotel features an indoor pool and fitness center, and 24-hour business center. All rooms equipped with refrigerators, microwave ovens and coffee makers. 3,000 square-feet of meeting space available.
CHUBB HOTEL AND CONFERENCE CENTER
Newly renovated, the Chubb Hotel and Conference Center is a distinctive, state-of-the-art facility situated on 300 acres of rolling hills and woodlands providing a secluded, yet highly accessible venue for any type of indoor/outdoor conference, business and/or social event.
DOUBLETREE SUITES BY HILTON - PHILADELPHIA WEST
The 253 spacious suites feature a living room, separate master bedroom, wet bar, coffee maker and refrigerator. Amenities include a pool, sun deck, whirlpool, sauna and exercise room, and the Brandywine Hunt Club & Grille.
COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT - PLYMOUTH MEETING
The Courtyard Plymouth Meeting Hotel is ideally located near Center City Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Convention Center, PHL Airport and the Crayola Factory.
HAMPTON INN - PHILADELPHIA/PLYMOUTH MEETING
136 rooms. Features complimentary hot breakfast buffet, restaurant and fitness room on-site. Conveniently located, with additional dining and shopping within walking distance. Internet access, HBO, USA Today and local calls. Group rates and Hilton Honors Rewards.