Your Guide to a Cracking Fourth of July Holiday Weekend!


As the home of historic Valley Forge, it’s no wonder that Montgomery County is a great place to celebrate Independence Day. From firework displays and parades to carnivals and historic reenactments, and even a zoo sleepover, there are so many fun and family-friendly 4th of July events to choose from that reflect the patriotism and spirit of each local Montco community.


Check out our complete guide to things to do this 4th of July weekend in Montgomery County, PA.


4th of July Fireworks

Independence Day Fireworks 

Conshohocken Borough | Wednesday, July 3rd | 9:30 p.m.

Celebrate the Fourth of July with an epic firework display visible throughout Conshohocken Borough on Wednesday, July 3rd. This year’s show starts at dusk (around 9:30 p.m.) and will be large enough to be seen from most vantage points within the borough. Due to safety precautions, Sutcliffe Park and the surrounding areas will be closed during the fireworks.

A diverse group of onlookers watch the Skippack Fourth of July Parade from the sidewalk. Numerous spectators are waving American Flags and wearing variations of red, white, and blue.

Skippack Village 4th of July Parade & Fireworks

Palmer Park & Skippack Village | Thursday, July 4th | Parade: 11 a.m. | BBQ at Parc Bistro: 3 p.m. | Fireworks: dusk

Head to historic Skippack Village for some classic Independence Day festivities; a parade, sparklers, bbq, fireworks, and more!

Ambler Fireworks

Ambler Kiwanis Carnival & Fireworks

Wissahickon High School | Tuesday, July 2nd - Saturday, July 6th | 6 - 10 p.m. daily | Fireworks: Friday, July 5th (rain date July 6th)

Support the Ambler Kiwanis Club and celebrate the 4th of July all week long with rides, games, and carnival food, not to mention one of the best fireworks displays in the area on Friday, July 5th.

4th of July Sparklers

Upper Merion's 4th of July Celebration

Heuser Park | Thursday, July 4th | 3 p.m. - 10 p.m.

UMPR's July 4th celebration will take place on Thursday, July 4th at Heuser Park in King of Prussia PA. Indulge in delicious food and beverages from various vendors starting at 4:00 PM, including 2 Street Sammies, Conshohocken Brewing Co., Gourmet Jerk Shack, Fruits of our Labor Smoothies, Cousins Maine Lobster and more.

Enjoy live music by The Dirty Dance Band starting at 5:00 PM, followed by a spectacular fireworks display at dusk, around 9:15 PM. Limited parking is available at Heuser Park, with additional parking at the Phucas Center.

Due to fireworks, road closures may occur, and all vehicles will be directed to the Phucas Center parking lot starting at 3:00 PM. Handicap parking is available at both locations.

The event is free and open to the public, family, kid, and dog-friendly, but dogs must be leashed at all times, and any signs of aggression may result in being asked to leave the festival. We recommend dogs leave before the fireworks begin.

4th of July Cupcakes

Narberth 4th of July Family Fun and Fireworks

Narberth Park | Thursday, July 4th | Daytime Events: 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Evening Events: 7 - 10:00 p.m.

Bring the whole family to Narberth Park in the daytime to enjoy classic carnival and field games like a dunk tank and pie-eating contest, and then return in the evening for a concert, delicious eats from Philly food trucks, and some extraordinary fireworks.

Valley Forge July 4th Community Picnic in the Park

Independence Day at Valley Forge National Historical Park


Celebrate Independence Day in a historic fashion at Valley Forge National Historical Park! What's more patriotic than following in the footsteps of General George Washington and the Continental Army. While here listen to readings of the Declaration of Independence and enjoy family-friendly programming, make sure to visit the museum at the Visitor Center to learn more about the significance of Valley Forge National Historical Park.

While at the Park, be sure to check-in on the Montco History Pass to earn points for a prize!

4th of July Parade

Pottstown Patriotic 5K

Corner of Beech and Grant Streets | Thursday, July 4th | 8 a.m.

If you want to burn off your holiday calories in advance, put on your red, white, and blue and run through the streets of Pottstown in their 38th annual Patriotic 5K, benefiting the Pottstown Parks & Rec Department. Stick around afterward for the Pottstown parade.


Pottstown GoFourth Fest & Fireworks Party

You won't want to miss the all-day event in Pottstown, this Independence Day! Check out the complete schedule below.

Rotary Parade: 10 a.m. - Adams to Manatawny Streets

GoFourth Street Fest: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. - High Street between York & Penn

Featuring live music, kid's zone fun, food trucks, beer garden, vendors & more!

Fireworks Pre-Show Party: 5 - Memorial Park

Fireworks Show: 9:30 p.m. 

Ambler Fireworks

28th Annual 4th Fireworks Celebration

Eagleville Park | Thursday, July 4th | 7:00 p.m.

Celebrate 4th of July with a DJ and fireworks at sunset! 

* A rain date is set for July 5th. *

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